Classical music

Modernizing Classical Music - Whitman Pioneer

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:07

Modernizing Classical Music
Whitman Pioneer
The problem with classical music today has nothing to do with the music itself. Rather, notable flaws in the presentation and accessibility of this genre are what must be addressed in order for it to be revitalized – its “stodgy” reputation must be ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:10

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F. www.sfcm.edu. David Harrington & Friends Harrington is a founding member of Kronos Quartet. With aurally illustrated lecture/discussion, live performance and master class, The Living Earth Show, and poet ...

Classical music that's not for the season - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:00

Vancouver Sun

Classical music that's not for the season
Vancouver Sun
It's just the early days of December and many of us are already fed up with our annual overload of holiday music. Thankfully, some of our top presenters offer quality classical music with no particular reference to the time of year. True, the Vancouver ...

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Canal+ and Deutsche Grammophon plan classical music channel - Broadband TV News

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:42

Broadband TV News

Canal+ and Deutsche Grammophon plan classical music channel
Broadband TV News
French pay-TV group Canal+ wants to launch a TV channel for the lovers of classical music together with music label Deutsche Grammophon in 2018. This is reported by French newspaper Le Figaro. Further details are not known at this stage. Deutsche ...

Support Nashville Public Radio before 10 am, December 15, and you'll automatically be entered to win a $1500 AMEX ... - WPLN

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 06:43

WPLN

Support Nashville Public Radio before 10 am, December 15, and you'll automatically be entered to win a $1500 AMEX ...
WPLN
Support Nashville Public Radio before 10 a.m. on December 15th, and you'll be entered automatically. Pledge Now. Transitioned: Nobody Can Survive Without Backup. By Kim Green • Mar 22, 2011. Listen. Listening... /. 3:50. Listen to Rachel Agee's first ...

State of the Classical Music Art, 4: Elinor Frey - HuffPost

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 23:01

HuffPost

State of the Classical Music Art, 4: Elinor Frey
HuffPost
In May, joined by Ghielmi and soprano Suzie LeBlanc, she released world premiere recordings of music by a delightfully obscure cello before Bach composer named Angelo Maria Fiorè. An even newer CD with her Pallade Musica mates of trio sonatas by ...

Local students go classic - Palestine Herald Press

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 20:33

Palestine Herald Press

Local students go classic
Palestine Herald Press
The Piatigorsky Foundation, a non-profit organization, aims to make live classical music part of the fabric of everyday life for communities nationwide. The foundation was established in 1990 by Drachman, grandson of the great Russian cellist Gregor ...

The Best Classical Music & Opera in Seattle: Winter 2017/2018 - TheStranger.com

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:51

TheStranger.com

The Best Classical Music & Opera in Seattle: Winter 2017/2018
TheStranger.com
Classical violinist Lindsey Stirling, 31, is trying to cross over to the pop and EDM worlds. It's a bit of an awkward fit, fusing virtuosic strings redolent of 19th-century Europe with the distorted bass drops and massive, splashy beats of this decade ...

Yeethoven Returns: Two Eras of Kanye West's Music Meet Beethoven - PigeonsAndPlanes

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:06

PigeonsAndPlanes

Yeethoven Returns: Two Eras of Kanye West's Music Meet Beethoven
PigeonsAndPlanes
Cohler describes this moment as “empowering,” expressing his excitement over being able to push forward the definition of classical music: “Now we're seeing folks who've never listened to hip-hop or Kanye coming to see it, and vice versa.” We caught up ...

The Best Classical Music Performances of 2017 - New York Times

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:52

New York Times

The Best Classical Music Performances of 2017
New York Times
20, the day President Trump was inaugurated, the outspoken conductor Daniel Barenboim seized the moment to argue for the importance of culture and community at a time of bitter divisiveness. The occasion was the second of Mr. Barenboim and the ...

Beyond 'parking and barking': Verdigris brings surprises to choral music - Dallas News

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:10

Dallas News

Beyond 'parking and barking': Verdigris brings surprises to choral music
Dallas News
Brukhman hopes this interactive experience excites the audience and ultimately cultivates a love for choral music. "There's something in these concerts for everyone," he says. "I'd love for people to come and experience it." Elizabeth Hamilton is a ...

What's the hot emerging musical genre of 2017? Welcome to serialism - The Guardian

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:29

The Guardian

What's the hot emerging musical genre of 2017? Welcome to serialism
The Guardian
This is serialism, a form of modern musical composition that began with Arnold Schoenberg's 12-tone technique. And what's that when it's at home? Essentially, it's a system that uses repeated patterns to ensure that all 12 notes of the chromatic scale ...

Here are all the classical music references in Hamilton - Classic FM

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:24

Here are all the classical music references in Hamilton
Classic FM
Lin-Manuel Miranda's blockbuster musical opens in London this month. It's famous for its hip-hop score and nods to classic rap and R&B. But did you know it also references classical music? There's a harpsichord in Hamilton. Yes. 'You'll be Back' opens ...

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6 December: Sibelius's drinking club - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 05:17

Classical-Music.com

6 December: Sibelius's drinking club
Classical-Music.com
Festival & Performance Guide. The BBC Music Magazine Festival & Performance Guide contains a wide range of classical music... Competitions Guide. Advertisement. Competitions Guide. Discover the range of classical music competitions in the UK and ...

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After Assault Allegations, Classical Institutions Rush To Distance From James Levine - NPR

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 21:40

NPR

After Assault Allegations, Classical Institutions Rush To Distance From James Levine
NPR
Levine, a towering figure in the classical music world, was appointed to multiple high-level roles at leading orchestras and organizations, including many events like Ravinia, throughout his decades-long career. The Citizen Penguin, student newspaper ...
Levine allegations prompt BSO review of sex harassment policiesThe Boston Globe
Ravinia Music Festival Cuts Ties With Conductor James LevineCBS Chicago
Metropolitan Opera Names Replacement Conductor for New Tosca in Wake of James Levine SuspensionPlaybill.com
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Vintage Nordic Folk Tunes, With Strings Attached - NPR

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:42

NPR

Vintage Nordic Folk Tunes, With Strings Attached
NPR
Classical music has never lived in a bubble. For centuries, it's always found common ground with folk music. Enter, the Danish String Quartet. With scruffy beards and bohemian looks, you could mistake the young men of the Danish String Quartet for an ...

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Classical Music: Apollo's Fire presents 'Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain' - Akron Beacon Journal

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:06

Classical Music: Apollo's Fire presents 'Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain'
Akron Beacon Journal
UA Symphony Orchestra — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, First Congregational Church, 292 E. Market St., Akron. Program: Grief, Peer Gynt Suite No. 1; Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in Eb; Abel, Global Warming; and Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien. Free. 330-972-8301. Kent ...

IDAGIO Raises $9.5M To Expand Classical Music Streaming Service - hypebot.com

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:52

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IDAGIO Raises $9.5M To Expand Classical Music Streaming Service
hypebot.com
... new capital will help us further expand our technology leadership and increase our commitment to building the world's largest classic collection," said Till Janczukowicz, founder and CEO of Idagio. IDAGIO has users in 70 countries, but is not ...

The Christmas Classic 'Amahl and The Night Visitors' Plus Four More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:40

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Christmas Classic 'Amahl and The Night Visitors' Plus Four More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
CityMusic Cleveland welcomes back Stefan Willich, the German physician/conductor who also leads the World Doctors Orchestra, as guest conductor for its five-concert December program, to be performed in Cleveland, Parma, Shaker Heights, and Willoughby ...

5 December: Beethoven's caffeine addiction - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:15

Classical-Music.com

5 December: Beethoven's caffeine addiction
Classical-Music.com
Discover the range of classical music competitions in the UK and Internationally with our exclusive... Advertisement. Festival & Performance Guide. The BBC Music Magazine Festival & Performance Guide contains a wide range of classical music ...

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