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The Force Awakens Score in Los Angeles

John Williams is currently hard at work composing the score for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, which will be recorded in Los Angeles. For the recording …

Movies

Gunther Schuller dies at 89; fused classical, jazz in 'Third Stream'

Gunther Schuller had played for classical great Arturo Toscanini, but he also recorded with jazz icon Miles Davis. So he was uniquely qualified when, in 1957, he began to advocate the marriage of the two musical traditions.<p>The initial reaction was intense<p>"I was vilified on both sides," the horn …

Audience ejects crowd-surfer from classical concert

Scientist is thrown out of "accessible and informal" classical concert by fellow audience members after attempting to crowd-surf<p>A leading scientist was ejected by fellow audience members during a performance of Handel’s Messiah after he took the director’s invitation to “clap and whoop” to the …

The Theatre

15 Phrases Classical Musicians Are Sick Of Hearing

Phantom of the Opera is NOT AN OPERA.

Stephen Walsh, a world expert on the composer, tells how lost score was found in piles of dusty manuscripts

St. Petersburg

Music review: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at Perth Concert Hall

Perth Concert Hall<p>Michael Tumelty<p>Four stars<p>HOWEVER it happened, Scotland’s concert audience gave the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland a …

Brewery by day, concert hall by night: Young Henrys hosts the Sydney Symphony

Timothy Constable, a percussionist with the orchestra, will trade in his xylophone, snare drums and timpani for beer vats, counter tops and any other …

Kansas State Imposes Sanctions In Halftime Show Controversy

Kansas State's marching band is in trouble for what some saw as getting too "creative" with a halftime show.<p>During KSU's Saturday football home-opener against South Dakota, the band injected some levity into the performance by poking a bit of fun at rival University of Kansas. The band grouped …

May we present the weirdest marching band you've ever laid eyes on

You know who deserves their own marching band? Geese, that’s who. In The Netherlands, a marching band strolled through a busy pedestrian mall while a …

Ohio State Marching Band Puts On James Bond-Themed Halftime Show

The end result was still a big question mark at halftime of Saturday's Ohio State-Northern Illinois game as the Buckeyes at Huskies were tied at 10 …

'Ghost ship' sunk by Irish Navy after floating 3,000 miles across the Atlantic

The owner of the abandoned yacht had hoped to be reunited with his boat after being told it had been spotted off the UK coast<p>A yacht owner, hoping to be reunited with his abandoned boat after learning it had sailed itself across the Atlantic to the UK, had his hopes dashed when the Irish Navy sunk …

Boating

Beethoven: Triple Concerto CD review – levity and wit from a dream team

Beethoven’s Triple is a concerto that effectively has a piano trio as its soloist. Cellist Sol Gabetta, violinist Giuliano Carmignola and pianist Dejan Lazić are here something of a dream team: characterful, distinctive and focused on the same thing. They can be dynamic and crisply propulsive …

Violin

Why We're Worrying About Submarine Warfare Again

Our standoff with the Soviets may be over, but a future of renewed submarine-borne threats is looking increasingly likely.<p>Better find a VHS player and queue up your copy of <i>The Hunt for Red October</i>, because anti-submarine warfare is <i>back</i>.<p>While everyone has their eyes on cyberwar, the US Navy has been …

A Free Museum In Los Angeles Wants California To Be The Art Capital Of The World

The new Broad (pronounced brode) is free for all.<p>On Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, sits a hulking, breathing organism, just born, yet already an enormous beast. The texture of porous honeycomb, or perhaps gefilte fish, it's The Broad, the baby of billionaire philanthropists Eli and Edith …

Review: Michael Barenboim plays the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

September 20, 2015, 2:55 PM · The Beethoven Violin Concerto is a tightrope walk for the soloist, its stratospheric passages leaving not even a …

Utah's 'Big Five' National Parks

<i>Imagine of the kind of big wilderness only the USA can deliver and you'll most likely be picturing Utah. With mighty rivers thrashing their way</i> …

Quotes From Socrates That Are Full Of Wisdom

Socrates. A Greek philosopher. An enigmatic genius. A genius who gave a whole new norm to the Western philosophy. The standard set by him, his …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

Museums

Scott Walker drops out

GOVERNOR Scott Walker of Wisconsin, who today ended his Republican presidential campaign after a brutal collapse in his polling numbers, liked to …

A new life for a classic boat – 37ft Misty is remodelled for the classic circuit

<b>A 37-footer from the 1960s with racing pedigree, Misty was reworked for the classic circuit. Rupert Holmes reports on her extensive refit</b>Photos: …

After the deal, U.S. must push for democracy in Iran

My uncle, President John F. Kennedy, managed to negotiate a nuclear deal with a hostile adversary (the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, signed with the Soviet Union in August 1963) while actively supporting, in both rhetoric and to the tune of tens of billions of dollars in funding, the cause of …

Putin's Plan: Moscow Handles Syria, U.S. Looks After Iraq

Russia has now confirmed that it is intervening in the Syrian war on the side of the Assad government; and, as Al-Arabiya's Azeem Ibrahim notes, <b>the</b> …

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

The faces of America: Ellis Island portraits were full of hope

Ellis Island portraits<p>The faces that became America<p>1911<p>First opened in 1892, the immigration station at Ellis Island in New York harbor processed …

Genealogy

Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

Prince Charles

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

Remembering Sept. 11 in Pictures

Fire Fighting

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Watch legendary Disney animator Glen Keane draw in virtual reality