Classical music

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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DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music - New Hampshire Public Radio

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:51

New Hampshire Public Radio

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
New Hampshire Public Radio
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 ...

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music - KUOW News and Information

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:59

KUOW News and Information

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
KUOW News and Information
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 ...

Brazen Virtuosity: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube - New York Times

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:14

New York Times

Brazen Virtuosity: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
Players from the Curtis Institute of Music's 20/21 Ensemble showed how Ms. Chen's blending of Chinese modes and Western classical styles has powered her career, right from the start. “Near Distance” was composed in 1988, when she was in her second year ...

The best classical music this week: RTÉ NSO Christmas Gala - Irish Times

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:27

Irish Times

The best classical music this week: RTÉ NSO Christmas Gala
Irish Times
She has performed here in partnership with her better-known violin-playing sister, Baiba, most recently in a Great Music in Irish Houses concert in 2015. Now she appears as soloist in Liszt's Totentanz as part of a BBC invitation with the Ulster ...

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Indian American harpist Sheela Bringi fuses Indian classical music with American jazz - newsindiatimes.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:16

newsindiatimes.com

Indian American harpist Sheela Bringi fuses Indian classical music with American jazz
newsindiatimes.com
NEW YORK – Indian American Sheela Bringi, an instrumentalist and vocalist, combines Hindustani classical and devotional music with American blues and jazz, using various instruments including the harp, piano, bansuri (an Indian bamboo flute) and ...

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DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music - WBAA

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:12

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
WBAA
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 ...

The top 10 noteworthy moments in classical music in 2017 - Washington Post

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:06

Washington Post

The top 10 noteworthy moments in classical music in 2017
Washington Post
It's a turbulent time for American orchestras, and the revolving door of orchestra management was active this year. Deborah Borda, who helped turn the Los Angeles Philharmonic into the country's most exciting orchestra, took over at the New York ...

How Private Lessons And Culture In Classical Music Have Left Pupils Vulnerable To Sexual Misconduct - WBUR

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 06:04

WBUR

How Private Lessons And Culture In Classical Music Have Left Pupils Vulnerable To Sexual Misconduct
WBUR
Cook now works at a classical music school in Newton, and has led her own private lessons. "There's a lot of trust that has to sort of inherently be put into a teacher when you're studying classical music," she explained. The university-trained ...

Yes, classical music has a harassment problem – and now's the time for change - The Guardian

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 02:02

The Guardian

Yes, classical music has a harassment problem – and now's the time for change
The Guardian
The seriousness of the allegations swirling around James Levine, the erstwhile music director of the Metropolitan Opera, has precipitated the classical music industry to ask uncomfortable questions of itself, in particular about the cultural ...

Classical music pick of the week's concerts - Irish Times

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:03

Irish Times

Classical music pick of the week's concerts
Irish Times
She has performed here in partnership with her better-known violin-playing sister, Baiba, most recently in a Great Music in Irish Houses concert in 2015. Now she appears as soloist in Liszt's Totentanz as part of a BBC invitation with the Ulster ...

Cello/rock quartet Break of Reality bridges gap between past, future of classical music - The Spokesman-Review

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:04

The Spokesman-Review

Cello/rock quartet Break of Reality bridges gap between past, future of classical music
The Spokesman-Review
When you study classical music during the day but frequent rock shows after class, it's only a matter of time before the two genres collide. And when that collision happens, it's bound to sound a little something like cello-rock quartet Break of ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:26

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. 'LA DOLCE MORTE' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Dec. 9, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Suzanne Farrin's monodrama, based on love poems written by Michelangelo for a young Roman nobleman ...

How classical music confronts current history and speaks loudly - Philly.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:01

Philly.com

How classical music confronts current history and speaks loudly
Philly.com
Classical music, by some definitions, is an unchanging cultural monument from a better past. In truth, its survival is based on its ability to morph by the moment. The notes on the page stay the same, but how they're translated into sound — and how ...

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