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Farewell, Maestro Lorin Maazel (1930-2014)

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The whole world of classical music grieves the passing of one of the greatest modern masters of conducting, Maestro Lorin Maazel, who died at the ripe age of 84 due to complications following pneumonia. He passed away on July 13, 2014, at his home in Northern Virginia. From prodigy to doyen: A peerless musical journey Maazel started learning violin and ... Read More »

The Art Of Preparing For The Stage

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Discovering how artists prepare for concerts is definitely an exciting pursuit. Artists vary so much in so many different ways that one expecting any sort of pattern or similitude would be devastated. Even some of our modern artists (not necessarily good ones) exhibit an entire gamut of pre-show rituals – case in point are two of today’s hottest stars: Rihanna ... Read More »