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REVIEW: Christopher Theofanidis’ ‘Legend of the Northern Lights’ Is a Wild Ride Through Space and Time

REVIEW: Christopher Theofanidis’ ‘The Legend of the Northern Lights’ Is a Wild Ride Through Space and Time >>

Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Orchestra expertly navigated 'The Legend of the Northern Lights' on Saturday night, bringing a crystal clarity to even the most demanding passages. This outstanding new work by Christopher Theofanidis was also performed at Millennium Park on August 8.

Christopher Theofanidis on ‘The Legend of the Northern Lights,’ with Aurora Borealis Imagery by José Francisco Salgado

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Theofanidis on ‘The Legend of the Northern Lights' Music and Stunning Video Imagery >>

'The Legend of the Northern Lights,' an unusual work by Christopher Theofanidis that combines music with stunning imagery of the aurora borealis, will be presented at the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago on August 8 and 9.

Happy 100th Birthday, Ralph Vaughan Williams 'London' Symphony!

Happy 100th Birthday, Ralph Vaughan Williams 'London' Symphony! >>

A Vaughan Williams masterpiece is 100 this month. Has anyone noticed?

Classicalite's Five Worst: Pub Shots

Classicalite's Five Worst: Pub Shots >>

Here at Classicalite, we get deluged by publicity photos every day. Some are wonderful, most are average. And a small percentage are truly bizarre, in bad taste or downright silly.

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