Classical music

Broadway, classical music to be featured in upcoming GIYO concert - Brunswick News

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Broadway, classical music to be featured in upcoming GIYO concert
Brunswick News
Every Christmas, student musicians in the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra offer the gift of beautiful music to the community. GIYO's annual winter concert, “Shall We Dance,” will be held Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. in Glynn Academy's auditorium in Brunswick. The ...

Classical Music: Cleveland Orchestra presents 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' - Akron Beacon Journal

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:30

Classical Music: Cleveland Orchestra presents 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
Akron Beacon Journal
Ensembelles Handbell Quartet Concert — 7 p.m. Thursday, Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Holiday music with the Ensembelles handbell quartet from First United Methodist Church. Free. To register, call 330-928-2117. Cleveland Orchestra ...

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017 - New York Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:00

New York Times

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017
New York Times
Music writers spend their days guiltily staring down literally dozens of unheard new recordings that pile up as the year goes on, with more coming in each day. So it has been an arduous and frustrating but also inspiring and illuminating exercise to ...

Twelve momentous and magnificent months in Cleveland: 2017 Classical Music Year in Review (photos) - cleveland.com (blog)

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:15

cleveland.com (blog)

Twelve momentous and magnificent months in Cleveland: 2017 Classical Music Year in Review (photos)
cleveland.com (blog)
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Unlike Santa's list, my slate of musical highlights from 2017 is far from comprehensive. I attended a great many concerts over the last 12 months, but I'm just one person, not a team, and could only get to so much. Add to that the ...

Burlington 9th Grader Blends Classical Music And Hip-Hop - Vermont Public Radio

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:33

Vermont Public Radio

Burlington 9th Grader Blends Classical Music And Hip-Hop
Vermont Public Radio
"I listen to many different kinds of music," Wick says of is musical interests, "and when I compose, I like to incorporate many different styles into the piece." Wick says he is inspired by the way hip-hop artists sample classical music, and give ...

Junk Shop Classical On Joyce Hatto: Music Stories Told £1 LP By £1 LP - The Quietus

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 07:12

The Quietus

Junk Shop Classical On Joyce Hatto: Music Stories Told £1 LP By £1 LP
The Quietus
In 1992, a critic for Gramophone magazine, which calls itself “the world's authority on classical music since 1923”, reviewed a recording of Rachmaninov's popular Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by American-Israeli pianist Yefim Bronfman. It's a ...

Classical Music Power Couple” Maestro Peter Tiboris and his wife, Soprano Eilana Lappalainen - Hellenic News of America

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:15

Classical Music Power Couple” Maestro Peter Tiboris and his wife, Soprano Eilana Lappalainen
Hellenic News of America
Greek-American Conductor/Music Director-Producer Peter Tiboris and his wife, Soprano Eilana Lappalainen, shown backstage following their guest performances with the Moravian Philharmonic in Olomouc, Czech Republic, on November 23, 2017. (Photo Credit ...

Eight Classical Pieces for Hanukkah - WPLN

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:55

WPLN

Eight Classical Pieces for Hanukkah
WPLN
Responsible for crafting the quintessential American sound in the 20th century, it's fascinating that many parts of Copland's identity—he was Jewish, privately homosexual, and a political Leftist during the era of McCarthyism—were considered “othered ...

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The Brains of Jazz and Classical Musicians Respond Differently to Surprising Sounds - Pacific Standard

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:10

Pacific Standard

The Brains of Jazz and Classical Musicians Respond Differently to Surprising Sounds
Pacific Standard
Electronic monitoring revealed these players have "markedly different neural sensitivity to unexpected musical stimuli," the researchers write. These musicians are trained not only to anticipate unpredictable turns, but also to engage with them in a ...

The Orchestra Does "Nightmare Before Christmas" and Six More Festive Classical Music Events for the Holidays - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:23

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Orchestra Does "Nightmare Before Christmas" and Six More Festive Classical Music Events for the Holidays
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Christmas takes over the classical music agenda for the next two weeks. Here's a selection of concerts that venture outside the usual. Want to sing Handel's Messiah without having to join a choir? Trinity Cathedral in downtown Cleveland invites you to ...

Advocates Have Found Five Qualities Associated With Sexual Violence. The Classical Music World Hits Four of Them. - Slate Magazine (blog)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:01

Slate Magazine (blog)

Advocates Have Found Five Qualities Associated With Sexual Violence. The Classical Music World Hits Four of Them.
Slate Magazine (blog)
Classical music institutions like the Met don't have to dig very deep in order to understand where things went wrong. Through decades of research, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center—which rose out of the feminist rape crisis movement of the ...

Six of the best pieces to celebrate winter - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:34

Classical-Music.com

Six of the best pieces to celebrate winter
Classical-Music.com
This two-act ballet is a winter classic. The top US ballet companies earn around 40% of their yearly ticket revenue from this work! It was premiered on 18 December 1892, and was judged harshly by its first audiences. However, with its entrancing ...

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The Gift of Music: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Classical Music Fan in Your Life - WOSU

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:59

WOSU

The Gift of Music: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Classical Music Fan in Your Life
WOSU
For years, the Boston Symphony, my hometown band, was marketed as "The Aristocrat of Orchestras." (Would such a brand be possible in these more cynical times?) Certainly, they sounded sublime; the term "elegant" comes to mind in the acoustically ...

Here's a Trailer for Mozart in the Jungle, That Classical Music Soap ... - Jezebel

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:03

Jezebel

Here's a Trailer for Mozart in the Jungle, That Classical Music Soap ...
Jezebel
And now, the trailer for the fourth season of Mozart in the Jungle, a prestige-adjacent television show that I have not watched yet but have considered at least three times before settling on yet another episode of Rupaul's Drag Race!

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The week ahead in LA classical music, Dec. 10-17: Michael Tilson Thomas and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Dec. 10-17: Michael Tilson Thomas and more
Los Angeles Times
Sun., 4 p.m. $35 and up. (310) 434-3200. St. James Sunday Concerts Annual holiday concert features classical favorites, spirituals, folk songs and more. St. James Presbyterian Church, 19414 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. Sun., 4 p.m. Free; donations accepted ...

Art Spotlight: Catch classical music, jazz and string quartets in Ogden - Standard-Examiner

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:37

Standard-Examiner

Art Spotlight: Catch classical music, jazz and string quartets in Ogden
Standard-Examiner
The Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee is a group of local artists and residents that focuses on all things art happening in the city. The group's members work as liaisons between artists and Ogden City to ensure art remains a vital part of the city ...

Fiona Maddocks's best classical music of 2017 - The Guardian

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 03:02

The Guardian

Fiona Maddocks's best classical music of 2017
The Guardian
The Metropolitan Opera, New York, suspended its long-term music director James Levine pending an inquiry on sexual misconduct allegations. Andris Nelsons raised hackles by claiming there were no sexual harassment problems in classical music. Perhaps ...

Letter: Who knew that classical music rules? - SW News Media

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:14

SW News Media

Letter: Who knew that classical music rules?
SW News Media
Do pop and classical music affect the performance of eighth-graders on spelling tests? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment, I designed and conducted a controlled science experiment to investigate that question. For my experiment, I tested ...

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music - Interlochen

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:03

Interlochen

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
Interlochen
This year marked major anniversaries for some of the most beloved works of classical music, from George Frideric Handel's “Water Music” suite, first performed 300 years ago, to the 125th anniversary of “The Nutcracker” suite. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson ...

Ten classical recordings that made 2017 a very good listening year - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 09:36

Chicago Tribune

Ten classical recordings that made 2017 a very good listening year
Chicago Tribune
Rather than flatly declaring them to be the year's best classical recordings, I have selected 10 compact discs and boxed sets issued in 2017 to which I returned repeatedly, each time with renewed pleasure. May they also warm your musical holidays and ...

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