Classical music

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
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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 ...

Classical music review: 'Tour of Color' ends season triumphantly - Montclair Local

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:20

Classical music review: 'Tour of Color' ends season triumphantly
Montclair Local
The second piece on the program brought a great orchestral colorist's talents to the music of another composer: here,Tchaikovsky orchestrates music by Mozart affectionately, lavishing on it his full-spectrum sensibility, along with the sonorities of a ...

The Bay Area's summer is aswarm with classical music festivals - The Mercury News

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:00

The Mercury News

The Bay Area's summer is aswarm with classical music festivals
The Mercury News
For classical music lovers, summer starts when the festivals do. From chamber works to operatic masterpieces, Baroque treasures to new music, there's a wealth of performances in a range of indoor-outdoor venues coming our way between now and fall.

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Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 05:10

Classical-Music.com (blog)

Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta
Classical-Music.com (blog)
Sergey Smbatyan rubs his eyes. He's tired, he admits, but is having the time of his life. The conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra (ASSO) has been on stage with his ensemble nearly every day over the past three weeks, as part of the Malta ...

Classical Music Highlight: Haydn's Oxford Degree - WSHU

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:13

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Classical Music Highlight: Haydn's Oxford Degree
WSHU
Late in his life, Haydn was regarded as such an outstanding musical figure he was awarded an honorary degree from Oxford University. Today we'll enjoy the symphony that was premiered on that occasion. Tags: classical music highlights.

Classical Music Highlight: Tomas Svoboda Celebrates The Great Outdoors - WSHU

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:19

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Tomas Svoboda Celebrates The Great Outdoors
WSHU
Like fellow Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, contemporary composer Tomas Svoboda also has a love of the great outdoors. Tonight we'll enjoy his Symphony Number 1, Of Nature, written in the Pacific Northwest. Tags: classical music highlights.

New Documentary to Explore Classical Music World from Female Perspective - Broadway World

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:15

New Documentary to Explore Classical Music World from Female Perspective
Broadway World
An acclaimed American filmmaker David Donnelly announces his next feature-length documentary Forte, slated for international release in January 2019. The film explores the notion of success through the lens of three female musicians. Using classical ...

An unusual competition for young musicians - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:07

Classical-Music.com (blog)

An unusual competition for young musicians
Classical-Music.com (blog)
The adjudicators may comment on the best place to stand; suggest a more appropriate height of a music stand and make better contact with the accompanist. The best of the lot however, is when the stand is removed altogether and a few bars are tried out ...

Classical Music Highlight: A Fairy Tale from Richard Strauss - WSHU

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:08

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Fairy Tale from Richard Strauss
WSHU
With his Duet Concertino, Richard Strauss spins a fairy tale about a prince who's been enchanted into a bear, and the princess who rescues him. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

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