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August 6, 1999 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ever since the 1989 appointment of Esa-Pekka Salonen as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the City of the Angels has been tapping the wealth of musical talent nurtured in Scandinavia. Orange County gets a chance to savor the talents of another rising star from the northern climes when violinist Judith Ingolfsson, a native of Iceland, appears Saturday with the Pacific Symphony led by Patrick Summers at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre.
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August 6, 1999 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ever since the 1989 appointment of Esa-Pekka Salonen as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the City of the Angels has been tapping the wealth of musical talent nurtured in Scandinavia. Orange County gets a chance to savor the talents of another rising star from the northern climes when violinist Judith Ingolfsson, a native of Iceland, appears Saturday with the Pacific Symphony led by Patrick Summers at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre.
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February 2, 1999 | CHRIS PASLES
The Pacific Symphony's summer series will be highlighted by solo performances of the gold medalist of the 1998 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis and winner of the first prize at the Leeds (England) International Piano Competition in 1996, orchestra officials announced Monday. Violinist Judith Ingolfsson will play Mozart's "Turkish" Concerto on Aug. 7 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre. Pianist Ilya Itin will perform Tchaikovsky's First Concerto on Sept. 18 at the amphitheater.
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October 17, 2000 | DANIEL CARIAGA, TIMES MUSIC WRITER
The Iceland Symphony made a loud and raucous opening-half impression in its Southern California debut at the Eclectic Orange Festival concert Sunday afternoon. After intermission at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the orchestra's profile changed for the better, however. The offending, noisy sounds came in the playing of Khachaturian's Violin Concerto, conducted by the American musician Rico Saccani, with the gifted Icelandic violinist Judith Ingolfsson as soloist.
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October 12, 2000
SANTA ANA 4pm Music Ted Storm will be the featured organ recitalist in Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor and the Toccata from Widor's Symphony No. 5 on this Pipe Organ Spectacular program. Four Orange County choirs and other musicians also will participate. The concert, sponsored by the Orange County chapter of the American Guild of Organists, is part of a one-day event involving more than 2,000 performers playing in about 200 concerts nationwide.
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August 9, 1999 | SUSAN BLISS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Brahms once wrote the opening bars of "An der schonen blauen Donau" (On the Beautiful Blue Danube) on a lady's fan, penning the inscription "Leider nicht von Brahms" (Alas, not by Brahms) beneath them. In a performance Saturday at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of its true composer, the Pacific Symphony built a "Night in Old Vienna" program around music by Johann Strauss Jr. Because of the recent death of his son, Music Director Carl St.
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October 14, 2000 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What most of us don't know about Iceland could fill books. For instance: Iceland is the most literate country in the world. It publishes more books and its citizens read more books per capita than any other country. It was the first country to directly elect a female president--Vigdis Finnbogadottir--and it kept her in office for 16 years, from 1980 to 1996. She was also the first female president in Europe. So should anyone be surprised to learn that there's an Iceland Symphony? Probably not.
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August 7, 1999
Theater * "Much Ado About Nothing," Shakespeare's comedy about scheming lovers determined to make good on their promise to remain unmarried until they die, opens at amphitheater at Huntington Central Park, Talbert Avenue at Golden West Street. 2 p.m. today. $7. Through Aug. 29. (714) 375-0696. * "Measure for Measure," Shakespeare's tragic comedy presented by Shakespeare Orange County, closes at the Waltmar Theatre, 301 E. Palm Ave., Orange. 8 tonight. $24. (714) 744-7016.
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June 28, 2001
The 100 miles between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara won't mean much to L.A.'s die-hard Radiohead fans. Instead of waiting for their heroes' Aug. 20 Hollywood Bowl date, they'll be hitting the highway for their first live taste of the music from the new "Amnesiac" album.* Radiohead, with the Beta Band, Friday and Saturday, Santa Barbara Bowl, 6:30 p.m. Sold out. (805) 962-7411. all day: Movies Do Kubrick and Spielberg mix? "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" is the test.
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February 1, 2000 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The West Coast premiere of Philip Glass' "Choral Symphony No. 5 in 12 Parts," the first-ever tour of the Shaolin order of Buddhist monks from China, and the Southern California recital debut of tenor Ian Bostridge will highlight the Philharmonic Society of Orange County's 2000-01 season.
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