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What Does Music Mean?

6:36AM
August
28, 2013

The comment I hear most often, from both longtime classical music listeners and those who are either new or occasional listeners, is, “I don’t really know a lot about classical music, but…”

Yuja Wang Set to Make Carnegie Hall Debut

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7:10AM
October
20, 2011

Pianist hopes people focus more on her music and less on her outfit; I’ll take an order of Handel to go; Does classical music by any other name sound as sweet?

Virtual Assistant Wants Radio Gig

8:30AM
August
24, 2011

Virtual assistant wants radio gig; LA Times writer saysYuja Wang’s “little orange dress” not an issue; WQXR Inaugurates Ensemble-in-Residence Program

Classical Pinups…Who’s Your Screensaver?

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Violinist Lara St. John is among 12 Classical Music Pinups selected by Limelight Magazine.
9:00AM
August
12, 2011

Today’s most gifted, most screensaver-friendly artists prove that sex sells, even in classical music.

Classical Music Meets Social Media

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Pacific Symphony performs at their Summer home in the Verizon Wireless Center
8:30AM
August
9, 2011

The Pacific Symphony orchestra last month encouraged audience members to please turn on their smart phones and tweet or text during an outdoor concert. Apparently, it’s working.

Yuja Wang Takes Flight

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"...exhilarating and unnerving..."
7:59AM
July
2, 2009

I enjoy following the careers of up and coming stars. One of note is Yuja Wang, a 22-year-old pianist from from China.