Los Angeles Philharmonic

  1. Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord Dead at 71

    July 16, 2012 2:38 PM EDT Jon Lord, whose keyboard riffs and solos helped define the pioneering sound of Deep Purple, died Monday of a pulmonary embolism at the London Clinic. He was 71. He had been battling pancreatic cancer. Lord founded the British quintet Deep Purple w ...

  2. Juanes, Ruben Blades Set For L.A. Philharmonic Americas & Americans Fest

    June 22, 2012 11:26 AM EDT The Hollywood Bowl is set to draw Latin music fans this summer when Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra and Rubén Blades perform at Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel's Americas & Americans Festival. The series opens August 14, ...

  3. Morning Heds: Apple's Latest Media Event, Will WMG Fight EMI Deal?, Macca Live Streaming

    January 19, 2012 7:20 AM EST Public Domain Works Can Be Copyrighted Anew, Justices Rule NYT A copyright protection law was challenged by orchestra conductors, teachers and film archivists who said they had relied for years on the free availability of public domain works. Clif ...

  4. Gustavo Dudamel, Pavel Haas Quartet, Dame Janet Barker Among 2011 Gramophone Winners

    October 07, 2011 7:45 AM EDT Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Dame Janet Baker with Sir David Attenborough at the Gramophone Awards. Sir John Eliot Gardiner received the Special Achievement Award & Dame Janet Baker the Lifetime Achievement Award. (Photo: Peter Crane) Dame Jane ...

  5. Calle 13 Leads Nominations For Latin Grammys

    November 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST With nominations in five categories including album of the year, the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is a favorite to win a Latin Grammy in Las Vegas - which might have producers of the international awards ceremony on edge. Residente, whose r ...

  6. Emotions Run High At Lifetime Achievement, Trustees Awards

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST A cadre of veteran acts and ambassadors of Latin culture received Lifetime Achievement Awards and Trustees Awards from the Latin Recording Academy during a ceremony held Nov. 4. “It took me nine months to be born and it’s taken me 88 years to rece ...

  7. Los Angeles Philharmonic Taps Herbie Hancock

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced that Grammy-winning jazz artist Herbie Hancock will become its new creative chair for jazz. He succeeds bassist Christian McBride. During his two-year tenure with the Los Angeles Philharmonic ...

  8. Hewitt, Silva Extend Hollywood Bowl Deal Through 2011

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Longtime concert promoters Andrew Hewitt and Bill Silva Presents have negotiated a deal with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to continue producing summer concerts at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl through 2011. Financial terms of the ag ...

  9. Indie Rockers Feel The 'Frequency' In L.A.

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles' Walt Disney Concert Hall will host two concerts this January as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic-presented Concrete Frequency, a series of events that explores the effects of urban environments on music and art. The first c ...

  10. Bright Eyes Set For L.A. Philharmonic Concert

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's no doubt that pairing a band with a full-piece orchestra offers fans a unique way of seeing their favorite act in concert. But the experience doesn't come without challenges, as Bright Eyes band member Nate Walcott has recently l ...

  11. L.A. Philharmonic Assn. Ups Manocha

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has promoted Arvind Manocha to COO, effective immediately. Based in Los Angeles, he will report to Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the Association. Manocha will continue his responsibilities as VP and G ...

  12. Landau To Exit IMG Artists

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT IMG Artists' senior VP and managing director Edna Landau will exit the firm this fall. Elizabeth Sobel, a 23-year veteran of IMG and longtime manager of the firm's top classical acts, will take on duties of managing director for IMG' ...

  13. NY Philharmonic Names New Music Director

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The New York Philharmonic has chosen a native son - 40-year-old Alan Gilbert - to become its music director. He will lead an ensemble that includes his mother. Gilbert becomes the first native New Yorker in the position, ending years of speculatio ...

  14. Decemberists Get Orchestra Treatment

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT This July, the Decemberists will perform alongside local orchestras at select dates in amphitheaters in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago and Columbia, Md. The Portland, Ore.-based act is currently playing 1,500- to 3,000-capacity theate ...

  15. Hollywood Bowl Reveals Summer Line-Up

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Decemberists, Queen Latifah, Diana Krall, B.B. King, Macy Gray and Rufus Wainwright are among the artists set for Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl 2007 summer concert schedule, revealed today (March 7). The Bowl's summer session spans 14 ...

  16. Hollywood Bowl Breaks Summer Records

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the second summer season in a row, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles has broken attendance and sales records. In a span of 12 weeks, from June 23 to Sept. 24, the 17,300-seat outdoor venue self-pr For the second summer season in a row, the Hol ...

  17. Boosey & Hawkes To Offer Jazz

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Publisher to rep new Corea, Benoit works. Music publisher Boosey & Hawkes, known for its extensive classical music catalog, is expanding the range of its offerings to include catalogs from the world of jazz. Boosey & Hawkes will represent ...

  18. Universal Readies Classical Digital Exclusives

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST First titles will be available at Apple's iTunes. Looking to take advantage of the growing taste for digital downloads among classical music fans, Universal Classics is rolling out a new series of primarily digital-only live recordings of maj ...

  19. Carnegie Hall's Robert Harth Dies At 47

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Robert Harth, the executive and artistic director of Carnegie Hall, died of a heart attack Friday (Jan. 30) at his home, an apartment within the annex of the New York concert venue. He was 47. Robert Harth, the executive and artistic director of C ...