Classical music

Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach' - NPR

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:21

NPR

Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach'
NPR
The film On Chesil Beach opens with a cocksure Edward, played by Billy Howle, mansplaining the blues to his new wife, Florence, a classical violinist played by Saoirse Ronan. It's a snapshot of the young couple's relationship, which disintegrates ...

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7-Eleven locations blasts classical music to prevent loitering - WFTV Orlando

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:49

WFTV Orlando

7-Eleven locations blasts classical music to prevent loitering
WFTV Orlando
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - 7-Eleven's in Central Florida are trying something different to keep people from loitering. The stores are blasting classical music to prevent people from hanging out outside the storefronts.

The Nilsson Centennial: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:36

New York Times

The Nilsson Centennial: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
It's been a week of loss in music, as two bold composers died: Matt Marks (at just 38) and Glenn Branca (at 69, still too young). Here's Mr. Mark's arrangement of the Beatles' “Revolution 9,” instantly memorable. And Seth Colter Walls guided us through ...

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These sharks will take Ellington over Mozart any day - CNN

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:11

CNN

These sharks will take Ellington over Mozart any day
CNN
Five out of the eight sharks did, and so we did a follow up experiment with these five to see if they could learn to distinguish between jazz versus classical music," said Vila-Pouca. However, it would appear these five sharks didn't appreciate the ...

Off topic: Sold on eBay, fingerprints, classical music as deterrent, Mount Fuji photos - The Mercury News

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:54

The Mercury News

Off topic: Sold on eBay, fingerprints, classical music as deterrent, Mount Fuji photos
The Mercury News
The meaning of life, the original Hollywood sign, an Italian village and other “priceless” things sold on eBay. On fingerprinting's past, present and future. A whopper of a deterrent: why a Burger King in San Francisco blasts classical music all the time.

How the SPCO became one of America's 'most creative orchestras' - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:31

Minneapolis Star Tribune

How the SPCO became one of America's 'most creative orchestras'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
There was no dumbing down of musical content once everyone was inside. Instead, the orchestra played an hourlong program, pairing bright, bubbly works by 19th-century composers Charles Gounod and Antonín Dvorák with Ralph Vaughan Williams' ...

Weaponising classical music against the underclasses - Slipped Disc

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:00

Slipped Disc

Weaponising classical music against the underclasses
Slipped Disc
Weaponized classical music is just the next step in the commodification of the genre. Today, most young people encounter classical music not as a popular art form but as a class signifier, a set of tropes in a larger system of encoded communication ...

Classical Music Hightlight: Martha Argerich on Carnegie Hall Live! - WSHU

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:10

WSHU

Classical Music Hightlight: Martha Argerich on Carnegie Hall Live!
WSHU
Tonight's Carnegie Hall Live features music by Respighi, and Martha Argerich as the soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

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Why a San Francisco Burger King Blasts Classical Music Day and Night - Atlas Obscura

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:45

Atlas Obscura

Why a San Francisco Burger King Blasts Classical Music Day and Night
Atlas Obscura
... considering them elevator music-like or elitist. That effect seems to have been sought after at the Market Street Burger King, where local property owners put forward the idea of playing classical music to shoo away anyone uninterested in buying ...

Music For the Child in All of Us - urbanmilwaukee

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:25

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Music For the Child in All of Us
urbanmilwaukee
Milwaukee Musaik closes its season Monday evening at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music with a concert for the child in all of us: “Kindermusaik, and the kitchen sink!” A mixed ensemble of mostly Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra players, the group was ...

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

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

5 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. CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER at Alice Tully Hall (May 20, 5 p.m.). The Chamber Music Society rounds out its season with a focus on ...

Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, May 20 - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:28

San Francisco Chronicle

Joshua Kosman's classical music picks, May 20
San Francisco Chronicle
JOSHUA KOSMAN'S CLASSICAL MUSIC PICKS. Friction Quartet: The adventurous ensemble performs music by the teenage composers of the John Adams Young Composers Program at Berkeley's Crowden Music Center. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Center for ...

Fringe 2018 review: 'Fallen From the Toy Box' fuses classical music and dance with physical comedy - Orlando Weekly (blog)

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:14

Orlando Weekly (blog)

Fringe 2018 review: 'Fallen From the Toy Box' fuses classical music and dance with physical comedy
Orlando Weekly (blog)
The Fourth Wall Ensemble – Hilary Abigana, Greg Jukes and C. Neil Parsons – are back at Orlando Fringe with another family-friendly flight of fancy fusing classical music and dance with physical comedy. Unlike their earlier Fruit Flies offerings, which ...

Classical Music Highlight: A (Not Royal) Wedding Invitation - WSHU

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:12

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A (Not Royal) Wedding Invitation
WSHU
Tonight Peter Maxwell Davies invites you to An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise. It'll be a wild, rustic time, complete with bagpipes! Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

Classical music and dance listings - SFGate

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:49

Classical music and dance listings
SFGate
Alam and Manik Khan, Nilan Chaudhuri Indian classical sarode duets with Nilan Chaudhuri, tabla. Included with museum admission. 6:30 p.m. Fri., May 25. BAMPFA, 2155 Center St., Berkeley. www.bampfa.org. Alexander Gavrylyuk Piano. Works by ...

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A Musical Menagerie: Introducing Children to Classical Music - WCAI

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:48

WCAI

A Musical Menagerie: Introducing Children to Classical Music
WCAI
Children aren't the typical classical music audience, but there are many wonderful pieces that can engage children and help foster an appreciation for complex and beautiful instrumentation. The Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, in collaboration with ...

Classical music that goes pop! - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Classical music that goes pop!
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Music for Midsummer Nights at Shadyside Presbyterian Church: Pittsburgh Camerata “How Can I Keep from Singing?” (June 8); Lyric Fest “Happy Birthday, Irving Berlin!” (June 13); Pianist James Iman (June 20); organist Justin M. Wallace (June 27). More at ...

15 Classical Music Festivals to See This Summer - New York Times

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:42

New York Times

15 Classical Music Festivals to See This Summer
New York Times
From Bernstein centennials at Tanglewood to Mahler in the desert, concerts across the county you don't want to miss this season. We also picked our favorite festivals in theater, dance and pop music.

Classical Music Highlight: A Snazzy Hybrid Of Classical And Jazz - WSHU

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:47

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Snazzy Hybrid Of Classical And Jazz
WSHU
Today we'll enjoy Morton Gould's Interplay for Piano and Orchestra, inspired by Gershwin's hybrid blend of jazz and classical. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:43

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest
Allentown Morning Call
The oboe is one of classical music's quirkiest instruments. And an oboe trio? — Now, that's even quirkier. “People always thought we were a little crazy, but having fun has always been our main goal,” says Thomas Gallant, founder of Oboe Fusion, an ...

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