Classical music

An interview with filmmaker John Bridcut - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:49

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An interview with filmmaker John Bridcut
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I have an amateur musical background; in my school days I sang and played the piano, violin and cello. The filmmaking began when I joined the BBC as a trainee. I started working in news and current affairs before making documentaries on contemporary ...

Classical Music Nonprofit Names New Development Director - Sarasota

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:58

Sarasota

Classical Music Nonprofit Names New Development Director
Sarasota
The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast recently hired Kurt Rachwitz as the organization's new development director. Rachwitz has conducted feasibility studies and fundraising campaigns as senior development counsel in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, ...

CreArtBox's classical music festival heads to Long Island City - QNS.com

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:43

CreArtBox's classical music festival heads to Long Island City
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According to Guillermo Laporta, artistic director of CreArtBox, the idea of the CreArt Music Festival is to “present classical music to a wider, younger audience” by mixing other creative disciplines with each chamber music performance. “After many ...

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Apollo's Fire Sends 'Sugarloaf Mountain' On Tour and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week - Cleveland Scene

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 07:47

Cleveland Scene

Apollo's Fire Sends 'Sugarloaf Mountain' On Tour and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week
Cleveland Scene
And speaking of free concerts, on Tuesday, August 14 at 7:00 pm, the Cain Park Free Chamber Music Series will present Duo Anime (percussionists Mell Csicsila and Andrew Pongracz) with guest flutist Kyra Kester in its Alma Theater in Cleveland Heights.

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Who are the BBC Philharmonic's past principal conductors? - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 04:42

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Who are the BBC Philharmonic's past principal conductors?
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His recordings of Arnold Bax and Hamilton Harty, on the Chandos label, helped to revive interest in these composers – he even became known as 'Mr British Music', although in reality his repertoire was far broader. He often conducted abroad ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Copland Late At Night - WSHU

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:12

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Classical Music Highlight: Copland Late At Night
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Aaron Copland often said he was able to do his best work in the late hours of the night when the city was quieter. Today we'll enjoy his impression, Quiet City. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

Classical Music Highlight: Copland Late At Night - WSHU

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:12

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Copland Late At Night
WSHU
Aaron Copland often said he was able to do his best work in the late hours of the night when the city was quieter. Today we'll enjoy his impression, Quiet City. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

Classical music takes the stage in Wallowa County Aug. 18 - Wallowa County Cheiftain

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 19:09

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Classical music takes the stage in Wallowa County Aug. 18
Wallowa County Cheiftain
Wallowa Valley Music Alliance will present a classical music concert, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Enterprise Odd Fellows Hall. Performers will include musicians Lisa Robertson, violin; Edward Dixon, cello; and James Cook, piano. The program is ...

Bridge Chamber Music Festival celebrates 20th season with classical music, jazz and more - Southernminn.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:13

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Bridge Chamber Music Festival celebrates 20th season with classical music, jazz and more
Southernminn.com
... to fill the gap left in the music scene while students were on summer break. During the first decade, most musicians were from big-name Twin Cities groups such as the Minnesota Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, playing classical chamber music.

Thirsty Ears Festival bringing classical music out into the street - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:55

Chicago Tribune

Thirsty Ears Festival bringing classical music out into the street
Chicago Tribune
Imagine walking down the street and encountering not amateur-level buskers but world-class musicians playing scores you'd sooner expect to hear in a concert hall. It doesn't happen often enough, but it will this weekend at the third annual Thirsty Ears ...

Local Classical Music is Alive on WHQR - WHQR

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 07:20

Local Classical Music is Alive on WHQR
WHQR
WHQR's locally programmed, produced and hosted classical music has been here from the station's beginning, and continues today on 91.3 HD2, 92.7, 102.3, and now 96.7! So, some of you may be wondering about the recent abscence on weekday ...

Classical Music Highlight: The Grand Canyon in Brass - WSHU

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:10

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Classical Music Highlight: The Grand Canyon in Brass
WSHU
Eric Ewazen captures the grandeur of the Grand Canyon in his suite for nine french horns. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio ...

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96.7 Brings More Classical Music to Most of Brunswick County - WHQR

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:30

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96.7 Brings More Classical Music to Most of Brunswick County
WHQR
We are pleased to announce WHQR is broadcasting classical music at 96.7 fm in much of the southern Brunswick county region! Yes, it's been a long time coming, but we managed to turn on the switch July 9th. The signal on 96.7 is the same as Classical 92 ...

How to Really Appreciate Classical Music - Lifehacker

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:01

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How to Really Appreciate Classical Music
Lifehacker
Mozart wrote a party song called “Kiss My Ass.” The filthy lyrics (“kiss my ass, quickly, quickly”) weren't discovered until 1991. This is the stuff you'd learn if the A.V. Club was doing interviews in the 1700s. And it's another great way to ...

Classical Music Highlight: Two Great Love Stories - WSHU

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:10

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Classical Music Highlight: Two Great Love Stories
WSHU
We'll enjoy two works inspired by love tonight: Mahler's Symphony No. 5, written as a love letter to his wife, Alma, and a suite from Ravel's ballet, Daphnis and Chloe, in which Daphnis has to rescue Chloe from pirates. Tags: classical music highlights.

Classical Music Highlight: Mussorgsky's Tribute to a Friend - WSHU

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:10

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Classical Music Highlight: Mussorgsky's Tribute to a Friend
WSHU
Mussorgsky was devastated by the death of artist Viktor Hartmann, who was a close friend, so he gathered some of Hartmann's best paintings together in an imaginary exhibition, which we'll enjoy today. Tags: classical music highlights ...

The best Bach Brandenburgs - Classical-Music.com

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 19:33

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The best Bach Brandenburgs
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What are the finest recordings of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos? In our exclusive Apple Music playlist, to tie in with today's BBC Proms Brandenburg Projects, we bring you six different recordings of Bach's masterpieces, from Apollo's Fire to the ...

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The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Aug. 5-11: 'Star Wars in Concert' and more - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 04:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Aug. 5-11: 'Star Wars in Concert' and more
Los Angeles Times
Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back in Concert The LA Phil under guest conductor David Newman performs John Williams' classic scores to accompany screenings of George Lucas' 1977 space opera and its 1980 sequel. Hollywood Bowl ...

Indian classical music, El Grito celebrations planned for World Music Festival - Chicago Sun-Times

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:36

Chicago Sun-Times

Indian classical music, El Grito celebrations planned for World Music Festival
Chicago Sun-Times
Among the highlights of this year's festival: — “Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music,” an all-night celebration of the “ragas,” rarely heard publicly in the U.S. The music marathon runs 6 p.m. Sept. 7 through 8 a.m. Sept. 8 at the ...

Beachfront Soundtrack: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 15:47

New York Times

Beachfront Soundtrack: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
Hello, listeners, from the tail end of a vacation spent mostly, blissfully at the beach. But the music never stops! May I suggest, for your next morning jog on Fire Island, John Adams's dew-fresh early experiment in choral luminousness, “Harmonium.” ...

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