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February 8, 1995 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Joseph Silverstein had the best seat in the house from which to learn how to conduct. He was concertmaster of the Boston Symphony for more than two decades. "It was an extraordinary classroom for learning the art of conducting," Silverstein said in a recent phone interview from Salt Lake City, where he has directed the Utah Symphony since 1983. "From one week to the next, the Boston Symphony could sound quite different.
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July 22, 1986 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
There certainly were no acoustic hazards to combat Sunday, the kind that can bring a string player to grief at the open-air Hollywood Bowl--usual scene of concerts by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute Orchestra. This time the ensemble came indoors, to the hospitable Royce Hall at UCLA. And Joseph Silverstein, former concertmaster of the Boston Symphony, took advantage of his good fortune. Perhaps too much so.
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May 11, 1997 | John Henken
The common heritage of these striking pieces is quite apparent in their shapes and dimensions and in their remarkable combinations of orchestral color and solo verve. Yet so is the distinctive character of each--the intense Violin Concerto, lyrical Flute Concerto, dramatic Piano Concerto and mysterious Clarinet Concerto.
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May 16, 1989 | KENNETH HERMAN
Though Joseph Silverstein, music director of the Utah Symphony, will appear with the San Diego Symphony in three concerts this weekend, he will be leaving his baton in Salt Lake City. Polish guest conductor Grzegorz Nowak will attend to the conducting duties, while violinist Silverstein performs Tchaikovsky's venerable D Major Violin Concerto. Silverstein is one of a handful of American musicians who has successfully balanced a dual career of performing and conducting. For 28 years, he fiddled with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 22 of them as its concertmaster.
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May 11, 1997 | John Henken
The common heritage of these striking pieces is quite apparent in their shapes and dimensions and in their remarkable combinations of orchestral color and solo verve. Yet so is the distinctive character of each--the intense Violin Concerto, lyrical Flute Concerto, dramatic Piano Concerto and mysterious Clarinet Concerto.
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October 20, 2000
A series of concerts and master classes sponsored by the Jascha Heifetz Society continues Sunday at 3 p.m. in Munson Recital Hall at Azusa Pacific University, 901 E. Alosta Ave., Azusa. Veteran violinist Ruggiero Ricci will give what he has called his final public performance, a recital of solo violin works by Bach, Prokofiev, Wieniawski, Ernst, Kreisler, Heifetz and Paganini. Ricci will also give a master class at the university on Saturday at 2 p.m.
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July 25, 1998
For its six-event, 1998-99 season, the Riverside County Philharmonic, under Music Director Patrick Flynn, will play four concerts, host another by a neighboring orchestra and present a solo recital by the distinguished American violinist Joseph Silverstein. The season begins Sept. 26, when the Riverside Philharmonic, with Flynn conducting, offers Dvorak's "New World" Symphony and, with Wendy Chen as soloist, Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.
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February 20, 1996 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Pacific Symphony will increase its classical music series at the Orange County Performing Arts Center from nine to 10 pairs of concerts in the 1996-97 season. "We've been talking about expanding in a measured way for several seasons, as soon as we began to see a solidification of our subscriber base, which we did last season," executive director Louis G. Spisto said Friday. "This year it increased by several percentage points." Spisto said the $6.
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February 8, 1995 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Joseph Silverstein had the best seat in the house from which to learn how to conduct. He was concertmaster of the Boston Symphony for more than two decades. "It was an extraordinary classroom for learning the art of conducting," Silverstein said in a recent phone interview from Salt Lake City, where he has directed the Utah Symphony since 1983. "From one week to the next, the Boston Symphony could sound quite different.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1989 | KENNETH HERMAN
Though Joseph Silverstein, music director of the Utah Symphony, will appear with the San Diego Symphony in three concerts this weekend, he will be leaving his baton in Salt Lake City. Polish guest conductor Grzegorz Nowak will attend to the conducting duties, while violinist Silverstein performs Tchaikovsky's venerable D Major Violin Concerto. Silverstein is one of a handful of American musicians who has successfully balanced a dual career of performing and conducting. For 28 years, he fiddled with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 22 of them as its concertmaster.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 22, 1986 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
There certainly were no acoustic hazards to combat Sunday, the kind that can bring a string player to grief at the open-air Hollywood Bowl--usual scene of concerts by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute Orchestra. This time the ensemble came indoors, to the hospitable Royce Hall at UCLA. And Joseph Silverstein, former concertmaster of the Boston Symphony, took advantage of his good fortune. Perhaps too much so.
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April 11, 1997 | DANIEL CARIAGA
Now in his fifth decade on the podium, violinist-conductor Joseph Silverstein continues to serve the cause of music. Wednesday night, as guest conductor and soloist with the Pacific Symphony, he served by leading a Baroque pops program of concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. A festive audience in Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa received these familiar works--the "Brandenburg" Concerto No.
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April 11, 1997 | DANIEL CARIAGA, TIMES MUSIC WRITER
Now in his fifth decade on the podium, violinist-conductor Joseph Silverstein continues to serve the cause of music. Wednesday night, as guest conductor and soloist with the Pacific Symphony, he served by leading a Baroque pops program of concertos by Bach and Vivaldi. A festive audience in Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center received these familiar works--the "Brandenburg" Concerto No.
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