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March 19, 2000 | JEREMY EICHLER, Jeremy Eichler is a New York-based arts and culture writer
Just as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Mark O'Connor and bassist Edgar Meyer were finishing recording what would become their popular 1996 American folk-inspired album "Appalachia Waltz," the three players looked at one another and said, "Let's do this again." And why not?
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April 24, 1998
Music Director Jeffrey Kahane will conduct six of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's eight subscription programs in the 1998-99 season, beginning Sept. 26. The first performance will take place in Royce Hall at UCLA; thereafter, each program will be given in Royce Hall on a Friday night, followed on Saturday by a performance at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. With soprano Maria Jette as soloist, Kahane leads the first program, Sept.
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November 8, 1997 | JOHN HENKEN
Epic in dimensions if not intentions, and bursting with sunny tunes, Schubert's Octet makes an occasion of itself whenever it appears. Thursday it turned up in the awesomely assured hands of members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, for a Chamber Music in Historic Sites concert in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
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August 8, 2006 | Don Heckman, Special to The Times
Natalie MacMaster strode on stage Saturday night with the confident gait of a performer accustomed to commanding a venue -- even one as large as the Hollywood Bowl. And she proceeded to do precisely that as the guest performer in a program appropriately titled "The Highland Fling: A Celtic Celebration."
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October 1, 2012 | By Mikael Wood
His band's latest album is called “Who's Feeling Young Now?,” but Chris Thile can now count himself a little older and wiser. On Tuesday, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is set to announce this year's recipients of its so-called genius grants, a wide-ranging list of 23 overachievers that reportedly includes Thile, according to the Associated Press . The 31-year-old mandolin whiz first found fame with the teenage bluegrass trio...
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April 4, 1995 | HERBERT GLASS
The Emerson String Quartet stormed Schoenberg Hall on the UCLA campus Sunday afternoon, beginning its program with a fast, furious, gripping and technically flawless account of Beethoven's Quartet in F minor, Opus 95. The technical perfection, but not the anger, informed as well the G-minor Quartet of Debussy, with the projection of the composer's energetic side and the strength of his melodic lines--rather than his crooning at the moon--providing profound satisfaction.
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April 3, 1998
Music Director Jeffrey Kahane will conduct six of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's eight subscription programs in the 1998-99 season, beginning Sept. 26. The first performance will take place in Royce Hall at UCLA; thereafter, each program will be given in Royce Hall on a Friday night, followed on Saturday by a performance at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. With soprano Maria Jette as soloist, Kahane leads the first program, Sept.
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December 24, 1991 | CHRIS WILLMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
T-Bone Burnett doesn't make a very likely Santa--too tall, too Texan, too clean-shaven and, above all, not nearly jolly enough for the job, with enough failed-love folk songs in his hefty bag to have the elves ordering out for Prozac. Then again, he's responsible for leaving the pop-fan intelligentsia as tasty a treat as either the naughty or nice are likely to find waiting for them Wednesday morn: "Christmas at McCabe's With T-Bone Burnett and Friends," a two-hour special airing at 9 a.m.
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October 14, 1997 | JOSEF WOODARD
Traditional genre classification has little hold on the acoustic power trio touring under the name Uncommon Ritual: double bassist Edgar Meyer, banjo wizard Bela Fleck and mandolinist-guitarist Mike Marshall. Obviously, they like it that way, as indicated by their fine new eponymous recording and at a hugely satisfying concert at the Wadsworth Theater on Sunday. They hit the stage looking funky and formal, and the music followed suit.
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