the classical preparation of a ham for Easter
a writer celebrated for his classical profiles of eminent Victorians
Recent Examples on the WebSan Diego Opera and La Jolla Music Society co-present this classical vocal music and guitar concert.San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Nov. 2022 The downside is the usually difficult transition into sight-reading, a necessity for the majority of musicians, and especially for those who wish to move on to the highest levels of Western classical music.The New Yorker, 28 Nov. 2022 As the charismatic, manipulative, and wildly talented composer Lydia Tár, Cate Blanchett blows her fellow best-actress contenders out of the water in Todd Field’s fascinating study of abuses of power in the rarefied world of classical music.
Radhika Seth, Vogue, 27 Nov. 2022 Los Angeles was one of the centers of the pop-music universe in her teenage years, but her parents essentially banned her from listening to anything but classical music.
Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 27 Nov. 2022 Price, widely recognized as the first Black female classical composer of note, returns to the schedule in November, as Bignamini conducts her Symphony No. 1.
Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 21 Oct. 2022 She was introduced to Gordon, a classical music composer and fourth son of oil magnate J. Paul Getty, at a bar by Bill Newsom (California Governor Gavin Newsom’s father) and his sister Barbara.
Norman Vanamee, Town & Country, 19 Oct. 2022 The design of the new Petrow home by architectural and design firm Sparano + Mooney included classical elements such as the fins on the exterior and the courtyard, with its oval cutout in the ceiling.
Nancy Keates, WSJ, 14 Sep. 2022 The home’s monumental fireplace, which brings together the four classical elements of earth, air, fire and water, has been restored, as have the art-glass balcony doors in the master bedroom.
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