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  • Julia Wolfe on Evoking the ’60s in ‘Flower Power’

    Julia Wolfe on Evoking the ’60s in ‘Flower Power’

    For all of the iconic protest music that came out of the 1960s and early ’70s, classical composers mostly stayed at a remove from that decade’s turbulent events. There were a handful of noted exceptions, of course, including Terry Riley, La Monte Young, George Crumb and Karlheinz Stockhausen, but their works were not exactly staples […]

  • Iceland Emerges on World Classical Music Stages

    Iceland Emerges on World Classical Music Stages

    Don’t be surprised to see a wooly sweater or two if you’re on the streets of Los Angeles next spring. The Los Angeles Philharmonic said Tuesday that it will present a Reykjavik Festival in April 2017, featuring five concerts of Icelandic music from across the stylistic map, along with film screenings, lectures and visual art events.