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Season-ending concert hits right chord - Community Press

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:31

Community Press

Season-ending concert hits right chord
Community Press
These followed an orchestral introduction of “Concerto in C Minor by Bach. Originally written for two harpsichords, it was cleverly and beautifully adapted by Matthieu for organ and the string ensemble of violins, viola, cello and bass viol. These also ...

ISU Choirs Spring Concert Set for April 20 - KPVI News 6

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:49

KPVI News 6

ISU Choirs Spring Concert Set for April 20
KPVI News 6
The ISU Chamber Choir will perform the first choral movement from J.S. Bach's “Cantata No. 4,” “Christ lag in Todesbanden, Kyrie”, from the “Requiem” by Maurice Duruflé, Claudio Monteverdi's madrigal,“Si ch'io vorrei morire,” “Eight Laughters” by ...

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The Bach Society of Saint Louis Annual Gala - Ladue News

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:42

The Bach Society of Saint Louis Annual Gala
Ladue News
Classical music lovers and lovers of the work of Johann Sebastian Bach gathered at the Sheldon to kick off a month long festival celebrating the works of J.S. Bach and to support the Bach Society of St. Louis. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d ...

Review: Early Music Voices in top form for Bach's Magnificat ... - Calgary Herald

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:27

Review: Early Music Voices in top form for Bach's Magnificat ...
Calgary Herald
Completing 19 years of presenting early music concerts to the Calgary public, Early Music Voices' season-ending concert featured J.S. Bach's Magnificat.

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Concert Review: Fretwork - 'JS Bach - The Art of Fugue' (NYC, 12 April 2018) - seattlepi.com (blog)

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:33

Concert Review: Fretwork - 'JS Bach - The Art of Fugue' (NYC, 12 April 2018)
seattlepi.com (blog)
As heavy with legend as it is suffused with beauty, Bach's The Art of Fugue continues to engage and fascinate audiences, musicians, and scholars to this day. Richard Boothby, leader of the English viol consort Fretwork and both a musician and a scholar ...
Review: Early Music Voices in top form for Bach's MagnificatCalgary Herald

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Richmond Symphony to perform during Sweet Briar's Babcock Season - SBC News

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:14

SBC News

Richmond Symphony to perform during Sweet Briar's Babcock Season
SBC News
Seating is limited. The concert will include J.C. Bach's Symphony in B-flat major, Op. 18, No. 2 (“Overture to Lucio Silla”); Wagner's “Siegfried Idyll”; J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major for Orchestra, BWV 1066; and Prokofiev's Symphony No ...

Homage to 'Switched-On Bach' @ Kings Place, London - musicOMH.com

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 13:48

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Homage to 'Switched-On Bach' @ Kings Place, London
musicOMH.com
“Plugging into the Steinway of the future” declared the American magazine Newsweek in 1968 about Switched-On Bach, Wendy Carlos' first album of J S Bach's music realised on a synthesizer. The album was an instant success and began a career of ...

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Bach's unaccompanied cello suites close out Rancho Flaubert music series - TheReporter.Com

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 21:49

Bach's unaccompanied cello suites close out Rancho Flaubert music series
TheReporter.Com
J.S. Bach is one of the so-called giant “Three B's” of classical music (besides Brahms and Beethoven), and some consider his sometimes complex sacred music, organ and choral works and other instrumental music, with its use of then-innovative ...

Bach's unaccompanied cello suites close out Rancho Flaubert music series - TheReporter.Com

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 21:49

Bach's unaccompanied cello suites close out Rancho Flaubert music series
TheReporter.Com
J.S. Bach is one of the so-called giant “Three B's” of classical music (besides Brahms and Beethoven), and some consider his sometimes complex sacred music, organ and choral works and other instrumental music, with its use of then-innovative ...

Mateusz Wolski on Schumann, Brahms and Bach - Spokane Public Radio

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:19

Spokane Public Radio

Mateusz Wolski on Schumann, Brahms and Bach
Spokane Public Radio
Verne shares a deeply insightful interview with Mateusz Wolski, Spokane Symphony concertmaster about the upcoming performance entitled "Love's Inspiration". The performance will feature pieces by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and Robert Shumann. Show ...

Fest to offer complete Brandenburg Concertos in 1 performance - Traverse City Record Eagle

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:03

Traverse City Record Eagle

Fest to offer complete Brandenburg Concertos in 1 performance
Traverse City Record Eagle
The Brandenburg Concertos are among the most loved and often-performed Bach works. Snippets have been heard in everything from GEICO advertisements to the opening theme of the public affairs show, “Firing Line.” “It's so in the water table of music ...

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Chamber orchestra to present 'A Bach Family Festival' - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 07:58

Petoskey News-Review

Chamber orchestra to present 'A Bach Family Festival'
Petoskey News-Review
PETOSKEY — The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will soon present a ”Bach Family Festival” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15 at the Petoskey United Methodist Church in Petoskey. Libor Ondras, the music director, will conduct the orchestra and soloists in a ...

Putting a new spin on Bach with Toronto DJ SlowPitchSound - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 17:07

The Globe and Mail

Putting a new spin on Bach with Toronto DJ SlowPitchSound
The Globe and Mail
The oddest of music's many odd couples was J.S Bach and his patron, Frederick the Great, who surrounded himself with top drawer intellectual talent. “Old Fritz,” as his adoring people called the Prussian warrior king, fashioned himself as a courtly ...

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History, music faculty earn Guggenheim fellowships - Cornell Chronicle

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 14:59

History, music faculty earn Guggenheim fellowships
Cornell Chronicle
Two faculty members have been named among 175 scholars, artists, writers and scientists receiving Guggenheim fellowships this year. Paul Friedland, professor and associate chair of history, was awarded a fellowship supporting research for a book ...

Are You Ready to Bach? Dryden Ensemble is wrapping up as season devoted to the baroque master - centraljersey.com

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 09:38

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Are You Ready to Bach? Dryden Ensemble is wrapping up as season devoted to the baroque master
centraljersey.com
“In my first year, our orchestra did the St. John Passion of J.S. Bach and a professor at the school was playing the viola da gamba solo in the beautiful 'Es ist vollbracht!' — the alto aria toward the end of the work. That's for just alto and gamba ...

Madeleine Easton plans to return home to shape Bach Akademie Australia into a real musical force - Daily Telegraph

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:06

Daily Telegraph

Madeleine Easton plans to return home to shape Bach Akademie Australia into a real musical force
Daily Telegraph
AUSTRALIAN audiences will be hearing a lot more J.S. Bach, with violinist Madeleine Easton's decision to return home after 18 years in Europe. Easton was born in Lane Cove but left in 2000 for London where she has been mentored as an orchestra member ...

Critic's Choice - Texas Classical Review (blog)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:17

Texas Classical Review (blog)

Critic's Choice
Texas Classical Review (blog)
Easter is past, but the Houston Chamber Choir will echo its message by performing David Lang's the little match girl passion. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's tragic tale of a girl who is poor but hopeful, Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning work ...

JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor played by Dmitry Sinkovsky - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:01

Classical-Music.com

JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor played by Dmitry Sinkovsky
Classical-Music.com
This week, our free download is the first movement from JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor, an arrangement of his Harpsichord Concerto, BWV 1052, coutesy of Naïve. It is performed by La Voce Strumentale and violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky on the disc Bach ...

JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor played by Dmitry Sinkovsky - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:02

Classical-Music.com

JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor played by Dmitry Sinkovsky
Classical-Music.com
This week, our free download is the first movement from JS Bach's Violin Concerto in D minor, an arrangement of his Harpsichord Concerto, BWV 1052, coutesy of Naïve. It is performed by La Voce Strumentale and violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky on the disc Bach ...

Concert review: Roanoke symphony elicits multiple ovations in destination concert series finale - Roanoke Times

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:40

Concert review: Roanoke symphony elicits multiple ovations in destination concert series finale
Roanoke Times
Tuesday night's audience was a more intimate 100 in number. The musicians included Matvey Lapin and Martin Irving, violinists; Kathleen Overfield-Zook, violist; David Feldman, cellist; John P. Smith IV, double bassist; Julee Hickox, playing on both the ...

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