Classical music

Tucson Classical Music March 1-9 - Arizona Daily Star

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:50

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Classical Music March 1-9
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival — TCC Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave. The Romero Guitar Quartet, Dover String Quartet and Morgenstern Piano Trio. 3-5 p.m. March 4; 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 6, 7, 9. $30. 577-3769. CLASSICAL. Romero Guitar Quartet ...

Do we really know the history of classical music in America? - Radio Survivor

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:43

Do we really know the history of classical music in America?
Radio Survivor
I am listening to South Dakota Public Broadcasting interview Joseph Horowitz, author of Classical Music in America: A History of its Rise and Fall. Judging from the author's tone, the book decidedly focuses on the decline aspect of the story. “What we ...

Atlanta Artists 'Challenge The Stats' On Diversity In Classical Music - WABE 90.1 FM

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 16:08

WABE 90.1 FM

Atlanta Artists 'Challenge The Stats' On Diversity In Classical Music
WABE 90.1 FM
Atlanta Artists 'Challenge The Stats' On Diversity In Classical Music. Erin Wright • Feb 21, 2018. Share. Harpist Angelica Hairston is an alum of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Talent Development Program, which develops musically gifted and motivated ...

The Cleveland Institute of Music Does Hansel and Gretel Plus All the Other Classical Music Events to Hit This Week - Cleveland Scene

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:58

Cleveland Scene

The Cleveland Institute of Music Does Hansel and Gretel Plus All the Other Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene
The Cleveland Orchestra's concerts this weekend will feature music by the celebrated French composer Maurice Ravel, who paid a visit to guest conduct the ensemble in January of 1928, when the Orchestra was still performing at Masonic Hall. It didn't go ...

A classical music double-take - FL Keys News

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:57

FL Keys News

A classical music double-take
FL Keys News
Impromptu Concerts of Key West is offering two for one at the next performance the organization presents. Hungarian guitar duo the Katona Twins will perform in Key West on Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. It's the fourth ...

Classical music listings, Feb. 22-28 - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:02

Detroit Free Press

Classical music listings, Feb. 22-28
Detroit Free Press
CLASSICAL. David Tayloe, tenor, and Kevin Bylsma, piano: 8 p.m. Tue., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. 734-769-2999. $15-$30, $5 students. Dearborn Symphony Orchestra: “A Musical Journey” with conductor Kypros Markou. 3 p.m. Sun ...

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11 Things You Should Know About Olympic Figure-Skating Music - Vulture

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:09

Vulture

11 Things You Should Know About Olympic Figure-Skating Music
Vulture
An analysis by The Wall Street Journal showed that classical music and soundtracks are still top choices for American contenders. Ma seems to think that a possible negative reaction from the judges may play a role in the continued preference for golden ...
Hungary's Ivett Toth Skated To AC/DC In Her Short Program & Twitter Is Totally ObsessedBustle

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Classical morning host Carl Grapentine to retire from WFMT - Robert Feder (blog)

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:29

Robert Feder (blog)

Classical morning host Carl Grapentine to retire from WFMT
Robert Feder (blog)
Carl Grapentine, Chicago's premier classical music radio personality, has announced plans to retire this summer after more than three decades as the golden-voiced morning host at WFMT FM 98.7. His last day on the morning show will be July 27. After ...
Feder: Classical morning host Carl Grapentine to retire from WFMTChicago Daily Herald

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'No Stars' podcast: This week, we talk with a classical music critic - Poynter (blog)

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:11

'No Stars' podcast: This week, we talk with a classical music critic
Poynter (blog)
Largely focused on 20th-century classical and electronic music, Dayal's currently at work soldering together a compendium of writing that's set for release in 2018. Her first book was a 2009 exploration of Brian Eno's "Another Green World," issued as ...

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Virtuoso Mandolin Player Avi Avital Crosses the Border Between Folk and Classical Music - Playbill.com

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:15

Playbill.com

Virtuoso Mandolin Player Avi Avital Crosses the Border Between Folk and Classical Music
Playbill.com
In Russia it would be the balalaika, in Greece it would be the bouzuki, the tambura in the Balkans, the bandurria in Spain, the oud in Muslim and Arab music, the pipa in Chinese, the koto in Japanese music, the tar in Persian music, the banjo in ...

ETHEL making classical music cool again at IUP - Indiana University The Penn Online

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:08

Indiana University The Penn Online

ETHEL making classical music cool again at IUP
Indiana University The Penn Online
According to a Feb. 5 press release, with the live performance, ETHEL and Mirabal immerse the audience in a flow of music that takes inspiration from water as the embodiment of the spirit, evoking the magic and majesty of “the river,” which connects us ...

Classical Note Philharmonic Brings Classical Music Back Feb. 21 at 7:30 PM - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:04

PR Newswire (press release)

Classical Note Philharmonic Brings Classical Music Back Feb. 21 at 7:30 PM
PR Newswire (press release)
"I created the Classical Note Philharmonic in 2018 to give high-quality musicians the opportunity for vibrant performances, as well as to create more jobs to keep their craft alive and continue pursuing their talents and lifelong calling in music," he ...

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Letter: Classical music as crime deterrent a sad commentary - Chico Enterprise-Record

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 02:28

Letter: Classical music as crime deterrent a sad commentary
Chico Enterprise-Record
Your recent report concerning the weaponization of “classical music” by the 7-Eleven store on Main Street was a depressing comment on the state of current culture. The use of Beethoven's Septet to repel undesirables is somewhat am.

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Classical music academy starts for children - The Herald Bulletin

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:36

The Herald Bulletin

Classical music academy starts for children
The Herald Bulletin
ANDERSON – Operation Just Press Play, an intensive after-school instrumental music academy for children in grades 3 through 5, will offer a 16-week classical music program expected to result in a youth symphony. The program will be offered from 4 to 5 ...

Classical Composition and Creativity at CMC - The CMC Forum

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:39

The CMC Forum

Classical Composition and Creativity at CMC
The CMC Forum
'Gesamtkunstwerk,' a term inspired by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, refers to the total embodiment of dynamic human experience in a singular body of art. While applying to all mediums, including architecture and film, the term is ...

Classical guitarist Marc Teicholz set to play two shows at the Foundry - Red and Black

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:37

Red and Black

Classical guitarist Marc Teicholz set to play two shows at the Foundry
Red and Black
Marc Teicholz, a renowned classical guitarist from Berkeley, California, will play two free shows sponsored by the Wilson Center in Athens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Foundry and Thursday, Feb. 22, in Ramsey Hall. Dr. Daniel Bolshoy, who will lead ...

The week ahead in LA classical music, Feb. 18-25: The Danish String Quartet, pianist Garrick Ohlsson and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Feb. 18-25: The Danish String Quartet, pianist Garrick Ohlsson and more
Los Angeles Times
The Danish String Quartet is scheduled to perform at Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa as well as the Soraya in Northridge. (Caroline Bittencourt). Black Violin The string duo mixes classical and hip-hop. Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman University ...

Classical Music in the USA – 7 – the American sound - Hawaiipublicradio

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:53

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Music in the USA – 7 – the American sound
Hawaiipublicradio
Morton Gould (1913-1996) was born in the Queens borough of New York and composed from the age of six. He played piano in movie theaters and was hired for that work when Radio City Music Hall opened. He did musical programming for the Mutual ...

Classical CD of the Month: The Jazzy Space Chicken Baroque Hypersuite - Forbes

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:20

Forbes

Classical CD of the Month: The Jazzy Space Chicken Baroque Hypersuite
Forbes
And I really like clever modern adaptations of classical music. [Such as the Afiara String Quartet's “Spin Cycle” – see: “Skratch my Violin (And I'll Scratch Yours) - Best of 2015”] So for the first supremely enjoyable twenty spins of Marina Baranova's ...

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Nathalie Stutzmann, Quentin Hindley: the best classical music this week - Irish Times

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:03

Irish Times

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Nathalie Stutzmann, Quentin Hindley: the best classical music this week
Irish Times
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra and guest conductor Quentin Hindley focus on music from the 1920s. Two of the works come from Hindley's native France. Milhaud's Le Boeuf sur le Toit (The Ox on the Roof), which the composer described as an arrangement of “a ...

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