Topic: Hector Berlioz
Colin Davis dies: The former conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis was considered a giant of Britain's classical music scene.
This year, the lineups for the standout classical music festivals around the country and the world are an exiting treat for classical enthusiasts. From California to New York to Salzburg, conductors like Esa-Pekka Salonen, Lorin Maazel, and Alan Gilbert will lead ensembles such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic.
Set in the 1950s, ‘The Tree of Life’ stars Brad Pitt as the patriarch of a Texas family and intertwines an epic view of the cosmos with that family’s troubles in a confusing if not beautifully filmed story.
The now-annual Spring for Music festival is a place for orchestras to showcase their talent and inventiveness and was held at Carnegie Hall.