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George Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, dies at 96

George Walker(1922-2018), Montclair resident and the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23."Lilacs," for voice and orchestra, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1996. It premiered with...
Gregory Walker

Classical music review: peace and serenity at Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "Lyric" concert, honoring the late George Walker, was "a treat in every way," writes Elizabeth Oguss.

Culture in brief: Award and concert, Montclair Orchestra

The Montclair Orchestra receives a grant from The Montclair Foundation, and has a concert this Sunday, Feb. 25.
Amahl

Culture in brief : Opera Theatre presents ‘Amahl’

Opera Theatre of Montclair presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors" tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 5, as part of Free First Thursday at MAM.
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Sing with pros. No audition required.

AT OSNJ, no audition required. Read music, and love to sing, and expect to work hard.
MMC

Montclair Music Club’s classical music: intimate and rare

Since 1901, Montclair Music Club features mostly amateur musicians who also play at a professional level. "Meetings," or concerts, are held monthly.
Contrasts

Classical music review: Montclair orchestra’s wonderful ‘Contrasts’

With "Contrasts," David Chan shows his skill in season planning, writes William Amory.
Wu Han

Culture in brief: Master pianist Wu Han at MSU

On Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., pianist Wu Han and the students she has been coaching will perform at the Cali School of Music. She is the director of Lincoln Center Players, in...
Hansel

‘Hansel and Gretel’ goes traditional at Opera Theatre of Montclair

"Hansel and Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck presents a classic family, by adults, for all.
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Culture in brief: Classical concerts next weekend

Montclair Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of New Jersey will both hold their spring concerts next weekend, April 27 and 28.