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October 12, 2007 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
Fifteen years ago, conductor Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega formed the Eagle Rock-based Santa Cecilia Orchestra to bring classical music to the Latino community of Los Angeles. After all, she had grown up in Echo Park and pursued her music education at Cal State Los Angeles. In fact, her early career had gone swimmingly -- until, that is, a German conductor at a workshop told her that a woman would never be accepted on the podium. Never in our lifetime, he said. Conduct opera, he advised her.
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October 12, 2007 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
Fifteen years ago, conductor Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega formed the Eagle Rock-based Santa Cecilia Orchestra to bring classical music to the Latino community of Los Angeles. After all, she had grown up in Echo Park and pursued her music education at Cal State Los Angeles. In fact, her early career had gone swimmingly -- until, that is, a German conductor at a workshop told her that a woman would never be accepted on the podium. Never in our lifetime, he said. Conduct opera, he advised her.
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August 17, 1997 | Daniel Cariaga
Gatti, who brings his Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to San Diego and Cerritos in October, is also chief conductor of the nine-decade old Santa Cecilia Orchestra, the ensemble on this recording; additionally, he will in September of this year become music director of Teatro Communale in Bologna, the city of Ottorino Respighi.
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July 24, 2000 | RICHARD S. GINELL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Spanish classical music, like Latin music in nearly every idiom until very recently, has been shunted onto a side road from the mainstream for too long because it has its own world of sound that doesn't follow Central European rhythmic, harmonic and structural rules.
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March 31, 2000 | DANIEL CARIAGA, TIMES MUSIC WRITER
The John Anson Ford Theatre in Cahuenga Pass will host the largest outdoor season of Summer Nights at the Ford, June 3-Sept. 17. This 2000 season will offer 58 performances of 41 events over a 15-week period. The summer lineup is bookended by shows featuring female vocalists: Jazz singer Teri Thornton opens the season June 3 with trumpeter Terence Blanchard, the Billy Childs Trio and the newly formed trio, Prime.
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August 2, 2005 | Bob Pool, Times Staff Writer
They were boxed into a corner. So operators of a self-storage company on Monday ended a five-year fight residents in Glassell Park by converting part of a warehouse that locals call an eyesore into a community center. It marks a victory for community activists who stubbornly refused to give up their fight against the building for years after it was built.
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August 16, 2001
"By the Great Horn Spoon!," a musical play for ages 5 to 13, based on Sid Fleischman's book about a boy and his butler in 1849 during the California Gold Rush, will have two performances, each with a Q&A session with the Laguna Playhouse company after the performance. * "By the Great Horn Spoon!," Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, Saturday at 9 and 10:30 a.m. $5. (949) 497-2787.
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July 25, 1996 | MARK SWED, TIMES MUSIC CRITIC
It can't go on like this. He has simply got to slow down. That's what they were saying about Valery Gergiev last year. And the year before. And the year before that.
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August 3, 2000
10am & 8pm Dance What could be a more appropriate way for the Southland's Lula Washington Dance Theatre to mark its 20th anniversary than a celebratory retrospective featuring highlights of past successes? That's what's happening Saturday night. And to make sure the future isn't neglected, the company's Youth Dance Ensemble showcases hot trainees on Saturday morning. The juniors dance "Cinderella and Her 22 Ugly Step Sisters" and "Games."
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September 6, 1986 | MARC SHULGOLD
Will an English orchestra led by an Italian conductor sound more English or more Italian? Neither, according to Giuseppe Sinopoli, who brings his London-based Philharmonia Orchestra to Ambassador Auditorium tonight . "We're trying to go back to the sound the orchestra once had--the warm sound of the best German ensembles," he said during a phone conversation from Chicago. The Philharmonia's principal conductor remains ever-mindful of the rich tradition that preceded his arrival four years ago.
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July 11, 1993 | CHRISTINA V. GODBEY
Bella Hess has served as the resident authority on music, art and linguistics for more than three decades at the University of Judaism's library. Last week, Hess retired from her duties after a lengthy career that began on a converted basketball court in the old Hollywood Athletic Club. In the late 1950s, she worked in the library's cramped quarters before it moved to its present location atop Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles. "I wasn't a big shot," said the North Hollywood resident.
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