Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone:  “Casual Friday” with the LA Phil
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Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone: “Casual Friday” with the LA Phil

On paper, Friday night’s Los Angeles Philharmonic concert seemed straightforward enough:  a program filled with loads of well-known hum-along tunes, a beloved old-school conductor (Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos) on the podium, and a popular soloist (Lynn Harrell) joining in on the fun.  In the concert hall, everything was generally as one would expect:  the music … Continue reading

Delta Airlines disses Lynn Harrell and his cello
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Delta Airlines disses Lynn Harrell and his cello

Lynn Harrell, cellist extraordinaire, is going to be performing the Haydn C Major concerto this week with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.  Since he makes his home in Santa Monica, he’ll probably be driving, not flying, to rehearsals and performances.  This makes for easy and non-controversial transportation for him and his cello … Continue reading