Classical music

Meet the two Australians bringing classical music to the 21st century… with rubber chicken covers - Happy

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:58

Happy

Meet the two Australians bringing classical music to the 21st century… with rubber chicken covers
Happy
TwoSetViolin are on a mission to break down the barriers to enjoying classical music… with a stellar ensemble of rubber chickens. Feast your ears on a rubber chicken cover of Beethoven's Fur Elise, or of the wedding favourite Pachelbel's Canon.

Woolly mammoths, Genghis Khan's horses and classical music - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:33

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Woolly mammoths, Genghis Khan's horses and classical music
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
There's a Pittsburgh violinist who plays on strings made of sheep gut. Salted, scraped, stretched, spliced sheep gut. While most string players in modern symphony orchestras use synthetic strings made of steel or nylon, baroque violinist Andrew Fouts ...

Classical Music Highlight: A Quick Tour Through 'Fidelio' - WSHU

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:08

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Quick Tour Through 'Fidelio'
WSHU
In an effort to reach a wider audience where it wasn't possible to fully stage an opera, Walter Sedlak arranged highlights from Beethoven's opera Fidelio for wind ensemble. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights ...

An interview with Vox Luminis's Lionel Meunier - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 05:16

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An interview with Vox Luminis's Lionel Meunier
Classical-Music.com
Lionel Meunier is the founder and artistic director of Vox Luminis, the early music vocal ensemble which has recently started its residency at Wigmore Hall in London. Earlier this year, the ensemble won the BBC Music Magazine Choral Award for its 2017 ...

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's War Effort - WSHU

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:00

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Elgar's War Effort
WSHU
Today we'll enjoy Elgar's contribution to a concert organized to raise funds to help British troops serving during World War I. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

Savannah Philharmonic brings classical music to local neighborhoods - WTOC

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 17:51

WTOC

Savannah Philharmonic brings classical music to local neighborhoods
WTOC
“We developed Philharmonic in the Streetz so that we could bring music, live classical music, to the folks in Savannah," said Terri O'Neill, executive director of the Savannah Philharmonic. "Not everyone has the opportunity to come to the thearter and ...

Bach's Luncheon Provides a Casual Place to Enjoy Classical Music - Cedars

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 14:35

Bach's Luncheon Provides a Casual Place to Enjoy Classical Music
Cedars
Musical recitals consisting of formal attire and sophisticated airs are quickly becoming things of the past. With this in mind, several students at Cedarville University continually come together to perform a unique concert with an ironic twist; Bach's ...

Sphinx Organization to create pipeline of diverse leaders in classical music - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 04:41

Crain's Detroit Business

Sphinx Organization to create pipeline of diverse leaders in classical music
Crain's Detroit Business
During the same period, commissions, tours and solo performances by musicians of color have also grown, said Sphinx President and Artistic Director Afa Dworkin. But diversity in the leadership ranks of classical music has not kept pace. Beyond societal ...

Fantasia – all the classical music used in the Disney film - Classic FM

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:19

Classic FM

Fantasia – all the classical music used in the Disney film
Classic FM
Fantasia was Disney's love-letter to classical music and became a classic, loved by generations of children and adults. So it's no surprise that the company revisited the idea with Fantasia 2000, Disney's 38th animated feature length film and the ...

How about a little live classical music with your downward dog? - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 06:02

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

How about a little live classical music with your downward dog?
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Now you can sit back into a chair pose instead of an actual chair while listening to live classical music at Orchestra Hall. A series of three yoga classes taking place in the lobby of Orchestra Hall brings together classical music lovers and yogis to ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 18-25: Sarah Chang, Cameron Carpenter and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 21:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 18-25: Sarah Chang, Cameron Carpenter and more
Los Angeles Times
Caltech Symphony Orchestra Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Barber's First Essay for Orchestra, and Dvořák's Cello Concerto featuring cellist John Walz. Caltech's Ramo Auditorium, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena. Sun., 3:30 p.m. Free. (626) 395-3295.

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At Last, 'Endgame' Opens: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:36

New York Times

At Last, 'Endgame' Opens: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
This opera — which Zachary said is a “patiently, perfectly tailored work” that unfolds with the confidence of Mr. Kurtag's best music — was 10 years in the making and acts as something of the 92-year-old composer's farewell to a life, a marriage, an ...

PSO series to focus on listening to classical music - Foster's Daily Democrat

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:25

PSO series to focus on listening to classical music
Foster's Daily Democrat
The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is offering a series of monthly brown bag lunch talk about listening to classical music. The next session will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at noon at Portsmouth Music and Arts Center. This free series is sponsored by ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Hindemith Recreates a Painting in Music - WSHU

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:15

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Hindemith Recreates a Painting in Music
WSHU
Tonight Paul Hindemith brings Matthias Grunewald's masterpiece, the Isenheim Alterpiece, to life with a suite from his opera, Mathis der Mahler. TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio ...

Classical Music According To Yehuda #218 - WAMC

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 11:42

WAMC

Classical Music According To Yehuda #218
WAMC
In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, we continue to learn about Rossini - who died 150 years ago this year. Yehuda Hanani's Close Encounters with Music series presents a program Mozart & Schubert Marzipan & The Trout on Saturday ...

Missy Mazzoli Is The 21st Century's Gatecrasher Of New Classical Music - NPR

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:59

NPR

Missy Mazzoli Is The 21st Century's Gatecrasher Of New Classical Music
NPR
This year, Turning the Tables considers how women and non-binary artists are shaping music in our moment, from the pop mainstream to the sinecures of jazz and contemporary classical music. Our list of the 200 Greatest Songs By Women+ offers a ...
Women Are Making Opera. And It's Not Easy.New York Times
Review: Missy Mazzoli's Unsettling 'Vespers for a New Dark Age'New York Times
Missy Mazzoli - texturatextura
Bustle -National Sawdust
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Missy Mazzoli Is The 21st Century's Gatecrasher Of New Classical Music - WAMU 88.5

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 09:22

WAMU 88.5

Missy Mazzoli Is The 21st Century's Gatecrasher Of New Classical Music
WAMU 88.5
This year, Turning the Tables considers how women and non-binary artists are shaping music in our moment, from the pop mainstream to the sinecures of jazz and contemporary classical music. Our list of the 200 Greatest Songs By Women+ offers a ...

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible - FRANCE 24

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 06:49

FRANCE 24

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible
FRANCE 24
For decades, classical music has been seen as too highbrow; a genre that appeals more to the slipper-wearing generation than to hip young people. Bonnie Brown and Michelle Wood are trying their hardest to change that perception. They are the artistic ...

Classical Music Highlight: Gershwin Sings the Blues - WSHU

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 01:37

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Gershwin Sings the Blues
WSHU
George Gerwhwin's Three Preludes are inspired by jazz and blues. Today the Eroica Trio performs an arrangement made especially for them. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

8 picks for classical music, dance, art and Shakespeare fans in Portland - OregonLive.com

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:17

8 picks for classical music, dance, art and Shakespeare fans in Portland
OregonLive.com
Canadian Brass. This brass quintet not only plays music from the baroque era to The Beatles but also has contributed nearly 600 original works and new arrangements to the brass repertoire. “Beloved for their skill, innovation, and charm, Canadian Brass ...

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