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Yo-Yo Ma to perform with Syracuse Symphony Orchestra in 2011
February 12, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
Courtesy photoCellist Yo-Yo Ma will help the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra celebrate its 50th anniversary season. Ma is scheduled to perform with the orchestra in April 2011. Once again, Yo-Yo Ma and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra will celebrate an anniversary together....

SSO schedules 2010-2011 season, its 50th
February 11, 2010, 9:26 pm | Source
Courtesy photoMusicians with local connections will help celebrate the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary season. Classical guitarist Eliot Fisk will perform with the orchestra in March 2011. Fisk is a graduate of Jamesville-DeWitt High School. THE POST-STANDARD CLASSICS SERIES Unless...

Syracuse Opera to present favorites and Syracuse premiere next season
February 7, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
Courtesy of Syracuse OperaRichard McKee returns as director of Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado" in the 2010-2011 Syracuse Opera season. The former artistic director of Syracuse Opera also sung the role of Mikado in a previous production. Syracuse Opera and...

Everson Museum of Art schedules information session for artists
February 3, 2010, 9:30 pm | Source
Everson Museum of Art wants to assist any artists interested in submitting work for its juried exhibitions. An information session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 18 in the museum’s Hosmer Auditorium. Debora Ryan, senior curator, and Pam McLaughlin, curator...

'Turner to Cezanne' opens at Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.
February 3, 2010, 5:19 pm | Source
Turner to Cezanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales from Corcoran Gallery of Art on Vimeo. After the smashing success of "Turner to Cezanne: Masterpieces From the Davies Collection," at Everson Museum of Art, the traveling exhibition of...

'Recovered Voices' concert a collaboration of Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, SU Oratorio Society, SU School of Education
January 29, 2010, 11:48 pm | Source
Courtesy photoSyracuse Symphony Orchestra music director Daniel Hege will conduct the orchestra during a special concert, "Recovered Voices: Enduring Masterworks of Composers Almost Silenced by the Nazis" at 8 p.m. Saturday in Syracuse University's Goldstein Auditorium. Syracuse University’s School of...

'The Price' is right for winner of Syracuse Stage ticket giveaway
January 29, 2010, 10:46 pm | Source
An e-mail entry of Ronna Scanlon, of Fayetteville, was chosen in a random drawing for two tickets to "The Price" at Syracuse Stage. Read more about the current production at Stage....

Be very careful around the priceless art objects in museums and in friends' homes
January 29, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
COPYRIGHT, ESTATE OF PABLO PICASSO/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK.This image provided by the Metropolitan Museum of Art shows "The Actor," a painting from Picasso's rose period. The museum said the large painting was accidentally damaged by a visitor on...

Time for 'The Price' at Syracuse Stage; ticket giveaway
January 28, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
Arthur Miller's play, about brothers trying to sort out their lives, runs through February 14.

A prescription for making sense of life _ add art in all its forms
January 27, 2010, 9:54 pm | Source
In search of something else, I came across the latest installment of the Frequent Flier feature in The New York Times. Robert M. Edsel, founder of the remarkable Monuments Men Foundation, was interviewed about his flying experiences. He offered advice...

You could set the town on fire with your bright ideas or artistic bent
January 27, 2010, 5:19 pm | Source
Burning with a grand plan or a flaky notion that might have some merits? Need to test drive your idea or express your creative side with a poetry reading or a rap? Well, Ignite Syracuse will give you five minutes...

Reduced price tickets for "The Price" and "Wicked"
January 26, 2010, 2:54 pm | Source
Courtesy of T. Charles EricksonSyracuse Stage presents Arthur Miller's "The Price," directed by Timothy Bond. From left, the actors and their characters are Richard McWilliams (Victor), Carmen Roman (Esther)and Tony DeBruno (Walter). If you’re one for a deal or if...

NEA offers cities money for including arts, cultural activities in urban planning
January 22, 2010, 8:05 pm | Source
The National Endowment for the Arts is ready to give money to cities that include arts and cultural activities into urban design projects. NEA chief Rocco Landesman outlined the initiative at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C.,...

Syracuse artists and musicians join forces to help earthquake victims of Haiti
January 22, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
Creative forces are doing their part today to help the people of Haiti who continue to suffer as they try to rebuild their lives after a major earthquake. For details on an art and music event tonight, head to Listen...

Violinist Joshua Bell invites an assortment of friends to join him for live broadcast tonight
January 21, 2010, 7:25 pm | Source
Courtesy photoViolinist Joshua Bell performs live this evening on a PBS program broadcast from New York City's Lincoln Center. Last May, violinist Joshua Bell performed Saint-Saens’ Violin Concerto No. 3 with Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. At 8 p.m. today, Bell also...

Delavan Art Gallery celebrates longtime association with Central New York artists
January 21, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
Courtesy photo“On the Rocks,” an acrylic painting by A. Brooks Decker, will be included in the “Art: 2003 — 2009” exhibition at the Delavan Art Gallery through Feb. 27. Delavan Art Gallery is going back to the very beginning, the...

Tattooist gets solo art show at Red House Arts Center
January 21, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
David "D.J." Rose's "Cryptopocalypse" exhibition features 40 to 50 paintings today through Feb. 14.

Feedback on a request for amateur artists in Central New York
January 20, 2010, 11:00 am | Source
JupiterImages Earlier this month, I inquired if amateur artists, poets, writers were out and about doing their thing. My curiosity started from an article in Newsweek magazine. I received several responses. A few may border on the commercial, but all...

Cleveland Orchestra musicians may have a deal after one-day strike
January 19, 2010, 8:15 pm | Source
The financial and labor woes of the Cleveland Orchestra expose the mounting problems facing music organizations across the country. The New York Times delved into the crises in an article in today's edition. In August, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and...

Happy and sad news for lovers of literature
January 19, 2010, 7:31 pm | Source
Mike Greenlar/Post-Standard file photoWriter and illustrator Walter Dean Myers spoke in Crouse Hinds Theater at the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series in April 2005. Monday, he was named the first-time winner of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement....

Maureen McGovern replaces Michael Feinstein for SSO March concert
January 19, 2010, 5:22 pm | Source
Courtesy photoMaureen McGovern will sing at the M & T Bank Pops concert with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra March 26 and 27. She replaces singer Michael Feinstein who opens on Broadway in March. Singer Michael Feinstein has canceled his March...