Classical music

Yannick, Sooner: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week ... - New York Times

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:52

New York Times

Yannick, Sooner: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week ...
New York Times
The Philharmonic's next music director, Bach and a piece from the Harlem Renaissance were among the highlights.

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Prodigy Richie English is the 'Axl Rose of Buffalo classical music' - Buffalo News

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:55

Buffalo News

Prodigy Richie English is the 'Axl Rose of Buffalo classical music'
Buffalo News
"He's the Axl Rose of Buffalo classical music," Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls says. "He throws himself into every project he's involved in, with everything he's got." Takac is referring to Richie English, the classical music prodigy, educator ...

Classical music meshes with hip-hop in Black Violin concerts - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:07

Los Angeles Times

Classical music meshes with hip-hop in Black Violin concerts
Los Angeles Times
Black Violin, a duo of classically-trained musicians whose YouTube videos “A Flat” and "Stereotypes” have reached nearly 15 millions views, will perform Sunday at Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University. They are Wilner Baptiste, left, and ...

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

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 17:01

New York Times

8 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. ANNA CATERINA ANTONACCI at Zankel Hall (Feb. 20-21, 7:30 p.m.). Accompanied by Donald Sulzen, the leading soprano gives a rare, double recital at ...

Even in crisis, Venezuela a factory for classical maestros - Washington Post

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:51

Washington Post

Even in crisis, Venezuela a factory for classical maestros
Washington Post
BOGOTA, Colombia — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. The latest addition to the country's growing cadre of top-flight musical talent is Rafael Payare, who was named ...

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Brooklyn Rider extends classical music history at Howard Community College - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:59

Baltimore Sun

Brooklyn Rider extends classical music history at Howard Community College
Baltimore Sun
That's because the classical music ensemble known as Brooklyn Rider balances two works from the standard repertory with two contemporary works for its concert on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. As its name ...

Classical music listings, Feb. 15-21 - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:04

Detroit Free Press

Classical music listings, Feb. 15-21
Detroit Free Press
Stewart Goodyear: The pianist performs Beethoven's “Diabelli Variations” for a Chamber Music Society of Detroit program, 8 p.m. Fri., Schaver Music Recital Hall (WSU), 480 W. Hancock, Detroit. cmsdetroit.org. $30, $15 students. Zhejiang Symphony ...

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It's hard to believe, but classical music is finally getting somewhere with its race problem - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:48

Telegraph.co.uk

It's hard to believe, but classical music is finally getting somewhere with its race problem
Telegraph.co.uk
Late last month (actually 31 Jan), in a sea of bad or worrying news, there was actually something to cheer about. The names of the young musicians who've made it through to the category finals of the BBC Young Musician 2018 were announced. Among them ...

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Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Weekly

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:11

Tucson Weekly

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Weekly
TSO performances take place at the Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave., unless otherwise noted. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody. Vadym Kholodenko, a Ukrainian pianist who won the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, is making his TSO debut with ...

African-American presence growing 'slowly but surely' in classical music, say visiting musicians - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:26

African-American presence growing 'slowly but surely' in classical music, say visiting musicians
St. Louis Public Radio
McGill started playing as a young child on the south side of Chicago, where his parents exposed him and his brother – now the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic – to a wide variety of visual art, dance and music. That exposure is ...

Classical CD Of The Week: Tasty Danishes (Piano Trio Edition) - Forbes

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:45

Classical CD Of The Week: Tasty Danishes (Piano Trio Edition)
Forbes
Trying to fill the gap in Danish music after the dominant figure Gade died in 1890 (and before it was eventually filled by Carl Nielsen) was Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller (1850-1926). His piano trio that opens the disc suggests that he was well enough ...

You Can Now Smoke Weed While Listening to Live Classical Music, and the Unemployment Rate is Incredibly Low - Willamette Week

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:25

Willamette Week

You Can Now Smoke Weed While Listening to Live Classical Music, and the Unemployment Rate is Incredibly Low
Willamette Week
For years, it's been the most disproportionate punishment in Portland. Hop on a MAX train without a $2.50 ticket and TriMet will levy a $175 fine on the first offense. But that draconian rule could soon end. Two transit police officers patrol a MAX ...

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Local Media

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:39

Tucson Local Media

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Local Media
TSO performances take place at the Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave., unless otherwise noted. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody. Vadym Kholodenko, a Ukrainian pianist who won the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, is making his TSO debut with ...

San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:07

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director
The San Diego Union-Tribune
From the opening bars of the Berlioz, which Payare conducted from memory without using a score, his command of the music was palpable. So was the strong chemistry he had with the orchestra, which soared in unison with him. Payare was equally impressive ...
Venezuelan Conductor Rafael Payare Named Music Director of San Diego SymphonyTimes of San Diego

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Olympic pairs figure skating shines spotlight on Canadian classical music - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:49

The Globe and Mail

Olympic pairs figure skating shines spotlight on Canadian classical music
The Globe and Mail
And Canadian classical artists, perhaps out of humility or perhaps out of disinterest, often exclude their own country's music from their repertoire. If there's any occasion for bringing cultures and fan bases into one room, it's the Olympic Games. And ...

Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage - NPR

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:00

NPR

Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage
NPR
Classical music has plenty of infamous fictional couples: Dido and Aeneas, Mimì and Rodolfo, and of course, Romeo and Juliet. "The thing about fictional love stories in music is that, especially in opera, most of them end very badly, you know, with the ...

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When a Jazz Musician Shook Up Classical Music - OZY

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:01

OZY

When a Jazz Musician Shook Up Classical Music
OZY
A racially mixed audience settled into the red velvet seats of Carnegie Hall, their faces gazing up at the gilded proscenium in a mirror image of the orchestral piece they were about to hear: Duke Ellington's “Black, Brown and Beige.” It was Jan. 23 ...

7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling - Chico Enterprise-Record

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:43

7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling
Chico Enterprise-Record
7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling. The downtown Chico 7-Eleven has started playing classical musical all day and night to discourage panhandling and loitering. Dani Anguiano — Enterprise-Record. By Dani Anguiano ...

Classical Arts nominations announced - bestofneworleans.com

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:57

bestofneworleans.com

Classical Arts nominations announced
bestofneworleans.com
The Gambit-affiliated Foundation for Entertainment, Development and Education (FEDE) announced special award recipients and nominations for performances of classical music, opera and dance in 2017. The winners will be announced at the Tribute to the ...

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Performances speak better than words in Chamber Music Society program - New York Classical Review

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:58

New York Classical Review

Performances speak better than words in Chamber Music Society program
New York Classical Review
The first rule of classical music should be something like, “No one talks about classical music.” Not that it's a big secret, but that it's usually better to perform than to talk about it. That was an issue at Sunday afternoon's concert from the ...

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