Classical music

Trust Performing Art Center's new season offers classical music, live theater, dance and conversation - LancasterOnline

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:05

Trust Performing Art Center's new season offers classical music, live theater, dance and conversation
LancasterOnline
The Trust Performing Arts Center has announced its new season, featuring classical music, live theater and the debut of a new dance company. The Trust offers general seating. All events begin at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted. Doors open half an hour ...

Maine Public will add a classical music radio station in the midcoast - Press Herald

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 16:43

Press Herald

Maine Public will add a classical music radio station in the midcoast
Press Herald
Maine Public will add a sixth radio station to its year-old classical music service, in Boothbay Harbor, beginning this fall. The station will be heard on the air at 96.7 FM and will reach an area of about 350,000 people in and near the midcoast, said ...

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Trump, Symphonies, ISIS and Pop Music - New York Times

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:59

New York Times

Trump, Symphonies, ISIS and Pop Music
New York Times
Anthony Tommasini's article struck me as a particularly egregious example of this obsessive anti-elitism: a well-intentioned but ultimately unfortunate phenomenon for the long-term health of American classical music. There can be no question that using ...

Classical music gets personal in Switzerland - swissinfo.ch

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:26

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Classical music gets personal in Switzerland
swissinfo.ch
From a “pianist in a box” to an overnight performance with listeners in bed, Swiss classical music audiences are being introduced to new concepts. In Davos, a pianist recently performed in a glass enclosure which only one person could enter at a time ...

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Big grants for Ananya and Rosy Simas Danse; classical music blooms in August - MinnPost

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:18

MinnPost

Big grants for Ananya and Rosy Simas Danse; classical music blooms in August
MinnPost
Under way: Lakes Area Music Festival, Early Music Festival, Source Song Festival. Remember when classical music in Minnesota fell silent after Sommerfest? Today we have not one but three classical music festivals to choose from. Co-founded by cellist ...

Tucson musicians create a classical summer - Arizona Daily Star

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:07

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson musicians create a classical summer
Arizona Daily Star
Ditto for the musical camaraderie between Fan and Moeckel, with whom she has long collaborated in concert and in the recording studio, and Binkley, with whom Fan was a colleague for more than a decade before Binkley left to teach in her native Michigan.

Santa Monica Symphony Roiled by Conservative Guest Conductor - New York Times

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:59

New York Times

Santa Monica Symphony Roiled by Conservative Guest Conductor
New York Times
While Mr. Prager is not a trained conductor, he is a classical music aficionado, and has been a guest conductor for a number of orchestras in Southern California, including the Brentwood Westwood Symphony Orchestra. In 1994, he took to the stage at the ...

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Staunton Music Festival begins 20th season - Staunton News Leader

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:11

Staunton Music Festival begins 20th season
Staunton News Leader
STAUNTON – 10 days. 30 concerts. 70 artists. Originally conceived as a classical chamber music festival, Staunton Music Festival has emerged as a national destination for artists and audiences with its eclectic vision, diverse programs and a mission to ...

Women composers in classical music you might not have heard - The Daily Progress

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:38

The Daily Progress

Women composers in classical music you might not have heard
The Daily Progress
The organization has since spawned an ensemble, a record label, and summer festival, as well as the annual marathon; and all three composers have become elder statesmen of what's been termed alt-classical music. Wolfe, 58, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 ...

Forebears: Maria Callas, The Divine Voice Of Classical Music - NPR

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:23

NPR

Forebears: Maria Callas, The Divine Voice Of Classical Music
NPR
When NPR Music published its list of 150 Greatest Albums By Women two weeks ago, we who created it firmly intended that this be just the beginning of a conversation that puts women's musical artistry at the center. Immediately, others took up our call.

Classical music will help prevent crime at notorious London estate, police claim - Classic FM

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:12

Classic FM

Classical music will help prevent crime at notorious London estate, police claim
Classic FM
Police will start playing classical music, in a bid to ward off trouble at the Broadwater Farm estate in north London. 23-year-old Adam Weber, a constable in charge of law and order in Tottenham, has been assigned to the Broadwater Farm estate (also ...
Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes SoNDTV

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Indian Classical Music Still Resonates In Space As NASA's Mission Voyager 2 Enters Its 40th Year - Swarajya

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 06:54

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Indian Classical Music Still Resonates In Space As NASA's Mission Voyager 2 Enters Its 40th Year
Swarajya
Indian classical music continues to resonate in space, 11 billion miles away from the Earth, forty years after America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched Voyager-2. The spacecraft, launched on 20 August 1977, has a 2-inch ...
40 years of Voyager-2: Indian music still resonates in spaceTimes of India

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Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes So - NDTV

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 23:22

NDTV

Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes So
NDTV
Adam Weber, a 23-year-old constable in-charge of law and order on the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, was inspired by the idea of classical music as a crime-fighting tool following a pilot scheme to pipe music into 40 London underground stations ...

Vivaldi, the toast of Britain? - Classical-Music.com

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 19:12

Classical-Music.com

Vivaldi, the toast of Britain?
Classical-Music.com
Without travelling far beyond Italy, Vivaldi saw his music penetrate to the cultural heart of Europe: transforming the works of no less a composer than Johann Sebastian Bach in Germany; thrilling the French all year round with The Four Seasons; and ...

Classical music lovers flood Inner Harbour for Symphony Splash - Times Colonist

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:11

CBC.ca

Classical music lovers flood Inner Harbour for Symphony Splash
Times Colonist
He packed lunch for sustenance and binoculars to check out Victoria Symphony's new music director, Christian Kluxen. Classical music fans are already flooding the Inner Harbour for Victoria's biggest outdoor event. An estimated 40,000 people fill the ...
Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbourCBC.ca

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Gateways Music Festival celebrates black composers, players - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 13:35

Gateways Music Festival celebrates black composers, players
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Coming up this week is a Rochester staple festival celebrating a community of people rich with culture and a resounding artistic identity. The Gateways Music Festival, a celebration of peoples of African heritage in classical music, will bring together ...

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour - CBC.ca

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:02

CBC.ca

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour
CBC.ca
Christian Kluxen, music director of the Victoria Symphony Splash, said performing classical music on the waterfront in the open air helps bring it alive for a wider audience. "It's an event where we can say that classical music doesn't grow old slowly ...

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Police to ward off trouble by playing classical music at notorious north London estate - Evening Standard

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 08:47

Evening Standard

Police to ward off trouble by playing classical music at notorious north London estate
Evening Standard
Police are set to play classical music on a notorious housing estate in north London in an attempt to avert trouble. Adam Weber, 23, a new recruit on a scheme to help drive reforms and innovation in policing, is the constable in charge of law and order ...

Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour' - Daily Press

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:12

Daily Press

Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour'
Daily Press
“Paris, mon amour” or “Paris, my love” is a CD that is equal parts a demonstration of classical talent and a long-held dream of Pamela Coats and Carmen Stefanescu. Coats, a native of York County, said she found her love of classical music “a bit later ...

There's A Guy Doing Classical Piano Covers Of All The Levels In Super Smash Bros. Melee - Kotaku

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 14:35

Kotaku

There's A Guy Doing Classical Piano Covers Of All The Levels In Super Smash Bros. Melee
Kotaku
He goes by the name BearKeys and the self-proclaimed “child prodigy” has recently decide to dive into the world of video game music. Specifically, the GameCube version of Smash Bros. His most recent entry is a classical piano rendition of music from ...

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