Classical music

Friends for life, and music - The Jerusalem Post

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 14:16

The Jerusalem Post

Friends for life, and music
The Jerusalem Post
Embracing wide-ranging cultural strains is hardly a new notion when it comes to the performance of music, even Western classical music. That certainly applies to the Nimrod Ensemble. The Berlin-based quartet will make its first appearance in this ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music: California Symphony, Pacific Opera Project and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:10

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music: California Symphony, Pacific Opera Project and more
Los Angeles Times
Made in America California Philharmonic's summer opener features Dvořák's “New World Symphony,” Copland's “Lincoln Portrait” narrated by Aldis Hodge, and a selection of Sinatra hits performed by Broadway's Kevin Earley. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 ...

Saved, Freed: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:39

New York Times

Saved, Freed: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
[Read all of our classical coverage here.] Hello, listeners! One of the only things I simply, completely adore about social media is that it tells me about anniversaries. I don't know if you have these music-obsessed friends, too, but there are a ...

Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, June 24 - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:55

San Francisco Chronicle

Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, June 24
San Francisco Chronicle
JOSHUA KOSMAN'S. CLASSICAL MUSIC PICKS. “The Ring of the Nibelung”: The third and final cycle of Wagner's epic operatic tetralogy takes the stage at the San Francisco Opera this week, with Donald Runnicles conducting. “Das Rheingold” starts things ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:46

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
2018 Silicon Valley Music Festival: Common Sounds Ensemble Works by Andy Akiho, Tomek Regulski, Amr Slim, Van Anh Vo, Sandeep Das, Copland, Taylor Ackley, Osvaldo Golijov. 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., June 28-30. $10-$90. Rotary Summit Center, 88 ...

Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music | Public ... - Public Radio East

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:24

Public Radio East

Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music | Public ...
Public Radio East
Virtuosity — of a dazzling, ebullient, yet altogether generous sort — might be the most obvious bridge between David Holland and Zakir Hussain. But there&.

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Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music - NPR

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:24

NPR

Crosscurrents: Converging Jazz And Indian Classical Music
NPR
Virtuosity — of a dazzling, ebullient, yet altogether generous sort — might be the most obvious bridge between David Holland and Zakir Hussain. But there's also a deep cultural foundation behind their musical dialogue, which forms the beating heart ...

HCL's new app is a blessing for Indian Classical Music fans - Economic Times

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:45

Economic Times

HCL's new app is a blessing for Indian Classical Music fans
Economic Times
In a push for Indian classical music, HCL unveiled the world's first free music app - HCL Music. Dedicated to Indian classical music, it houses a collection of songs across genres including Hindustani, Carnatic and fusion music. It will also feature ...

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A trip to Oranjewoud Festival - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:31

Classical-Music.com (blog)

A trip to Oranjewoud Festival
Classical-Music.com (blog)
'Although we have traditional concerts too, which I think are very important, we have taken the festival beyond the boundaries of classical music. We spend too much time deciding what can be deemed 'classical music', whereas actually classical music is ...

He's got a nuclear physics degree and plays classical music. Meet The Cultured Blacksmith - NJ.com

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:11

NJ.com

He's got a nuclear physics degree and plays classical music. Meet The Cultured Blacksmith
NJ.com
When he was a boy, his parents wanted him to be "cultured" so they sent him to music lessons. "One day I'm coming back home and I hear a sound, click, click, click." He'd found a Russian blacksmith. It was there that he discovered his love - blacksmithing.

Prokofïev down the pub: how the capital is shaking up classical music - Financial Times

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:49

Financial Times

Prokofïev down the pub: how the capital is shaking up classical music
Financial Times
Contemporary classical “club nights” have become a fixture in fashionable millennials' diaries. Cafe Oto in east London is home to an eclectic, often baffling variety of music — acoustic cello alongside experimental jazz, improvised electronica cheek ...

Classical Music Highlight: Welcome, Summer! - WSHU

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 01:29

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Welcome, Summer!
WSHU
Today we'll celebrate the first full day of summer with Beethoven's Pastoral Piano Sonata, and summery music by Arnold Bax and Vivaldi. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

The Texas Music Festival At UH Is Paving The Way For Diversity In Classical Music - Houston Public Media

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:14

Houston Public Media

The Texas Music Festival At UH Is Paving The Way For Diversity In Classical Music
Houston Public Media
Austin said that Houston's own diversity helps attract students, who then often come back to pursue advanced music degrees or careers with the city's professional orchestras. “I'm always very proud when I look at especially the Ballet and Opera ...

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4 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend - New York Times

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

4 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. MIRANDA CUCKSON AND ETHAN IVERSON at Spectrum (June 24, 7 p.m.). A tireless advocate of new music for violin and a jazz pianist and composer ...

Classical Music Highlight: Music for the First Evening of Summer - WSHU

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:14

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Music for the First Evening of Summer
WSHU
You can enjoy the longest day of the year with A Summer's Tale by Josef Suk, and an impression of summer in Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American ...

Classical Music Highlight: A Little Something for Fred and Ginger - WSHU

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:14

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Little Something for Fred and Ginger
WSHU
The 1930's flim Shall We Dance features songs by George and Ira Gershwin, as well as a little bit of music by George to accompany Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as they stroll on the promenade deck of a ship. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music ...

Percussion ensemble takes stylized repertoire of contemporary, classical music on the road - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:36

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Percussion ensemble takes stylized repertoire of contemporary, classical music on the road
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
"There are people since the 20th century who have been doing really incredible things with drums, keyboards and all these crazy instruments, even garbage instruments," said Up/Down percussionist Jordan Walsh. "Our goal is to get that stuff out of the ...

Notes from Round Top: Michelle Merrill - Houston Public Media

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:57

Houston Public Media

Notes from Round Top: Michelle Merrill
Houston Public Media
The Round Top Music Festival is a long-time Texas classical music tradition. Founded in 1971 by concert pianist James Dick, the summer institute is a training ground for exceptional young musicians from universities and conservatories around the world.

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A Portland Composer Wants to Take Classical Music Out of its Ivory Tower - Willamette Week

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:03

Willamette Week

A Portland Composer Wants to Take Classical Music Out of its Ivory Tower
Willamette Week
Since Corbell created the moniker Cult of Orpheus in 2013, he's dedicated himself to writing new works in the tradition of early opera and vocal classical music. He's best known for his opera Viva's Holiday, about Portland stripper, writer and ...

Classical Music Takes Us to a Noble State of Mind - The Epoch Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:29

The Epoch Times

Classical Music Takes Us to a Noble State of Mind
The Epoch Times
PRAGUE—Jitka Hosprova is the first Czech viola soloist to be recognized not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. She is a keen promoter of classical music and presents in her performances the jewels of Czech viola literature, embodying the ...

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