Classical music

The greatest virtuosos of all time - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:02

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The greatest virtuosos of all time
Classical-Music.com
... his own masterful transcriptions and other compositions. It was, perhaps, that sense of spontaneity that goes with playing jazz that made his live performances of classical music so fresh and exciting? I'll simply have to take others' word for it ...

Classical music to sound in Baku - AzerNews

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 04:08

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Classical music to sound in Baku
AzerNews
Authors of many great works of world's music such as G.Mahler, I.Stravinski, C.Debussy, A.Bruckner, J. Brahms and others occupy honorable place in the repertoire of the orchestra. The orchestra is an active participant of "Music of the XX century ...

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Classical Music Highlight: An 8-Minute Vacation - WSHU

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:30

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Classical Music Highlight: An 8-Minute Vacation
WSHU
Today Michael Torke takes us on an eight-minute vacation with his tranquil Blue Pacific, written while he was on holiday in Mexico. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo! - WRTI

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:30

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Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo!
WRTI
He'd also discovered Bach, classical music, and jazz, and was composing. He even went to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger. "He went to become a serious composer," says Harth-Bedoya, "and he was told, 'Do what you're doing, you are unique! Piazzola ...

Classical Album of the Week: The Gershwin Moment with Kirill Gerstein - WRTI

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:25

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Classical Album of the Week: The Gershwin Moment with Kirill Gerstein
WRTI
November 12, 2018: Growing up in the Soviet Union, Kirill Gerstein studied classical music and taught himself jazz before coming to America to study both genres. His latest CD includes both classical and popular works by George Gershwin.

Classical Music Highlight: The Snow Is Flying - WSHU

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:59

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Classical Music Highlight: The Snow Is Flying
WSHU
This evening we'll enjoy Offenbach's The Snow is Coming, written as part of a stage production of the Jules Verne classic, From the Earth to the Moon. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Six of the best pieces by John Adams - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:16

Six of the best pieces by John Adams
Classical-Music.com
Adams was raised on a mixed diet of jazz, rock 'n' roll and classical music in his New Hampshire childhood home, and the impetus placed on musical impartiality by his saxophonist father is evident in the broad range of influences that inform his work.

Classical Music Highlight: A Gentle Protest Song - WSHU

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 01:12

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Classical Music Highlight: A Gentle Protest Song
WSHU
As a resident of Stromness, Peter Maxell Davies was concerned about a proposed uranium mining operation. We'll hear how he successfully protested today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Classical music is thought to grow better marijuana - Slipped Disc

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 13:03

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Classical music is thought to grow better marijuana
Slipped Disc
Five men have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of producing accused of producing 2,000 marijuana plants in three apartments, playing classical music 24 hours a day to improve the quality. Two of the men are Swedish, two Spanish and one German.

Holiday arts guide: Sample everything from pops to classical - STLtoday.com

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:01

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Holiday arts guide: Sample everything from pops to classical
STLtoday.com
The 14th annual Christmas at the Cathedral program at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis features a wide-ranging program of seasonal music, including Antonio Vivaldi's “Gloria,” along with the audience carol sing-alongs and more. It's all performed by ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 11-18: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Fluxus and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 20:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 11-18: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Fluxus and more
Los Angeles Times
Fluxus: Cage''s Europeras 1 & 2 The LA Phil New Music Group, director Yuval Sharon's The Industry and a cohort of singers and dancers stage composer John Cage's experimental mash-up of traditional European operas. Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 W.

Barenboim Returns: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 18:23

New York Times

Barenboim Returns: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
Daniel Barenboim's long-delayed return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the first time since he ended a 15-year run as its music director, back in 2006. Christine Goerke and Eric Owens starring in a new production of “Siegfried” at Lyric Opera of ...

Sounds You Cherish: How To Help Someone Fall In Love With Classical Music - WPLN

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 17:07

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Sounds You Cherish: How To Help Someone Fall In Love With Classical Music
WPLN
We weren't just looking for a favorite - but a doorway into the world of classical music for the uninitiated. We were inspired by this article from the New York Times in September, but we wanted to hear what Nashville had to say. And Music City did not ...

Classical Music According To Yehuda #217 - WAMC

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:24

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Classical Music According To Yehuda #217
WAMC
In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani begin a series of conversations about Rossini. Music - Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture by Gioachino Rossini, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Ádám ...

Did you want to commemorate Armistice Day? Classical music thinks you should. - Washington Post

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:59

Washington Post

Did you want to commemorate Armistice Day? Classical music thinks you should.
Washington Post
It was the end of innocence, the end of a particular world order and the end, more or less, of the time when “classical music,” as many people think of it, was written. World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday. And although the United States, which ...

More young Russians going to classical music events, says renowned pianist Matsuev - TASS

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:49

More young Russians going to classical music events, says renowned pianist Matsuev
TASS
NEW-YORK, November 9. /TASS /. A unique phenomenon in the world of culture is occurring in Russia, and a great boost to the classical music audience, piano virtuoso and honored artist of Russia, Denis Matsuev, told TASS ahead of his 12th sole ...

Classical Music Highlight: Right Place, Right Time - WSHU

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:05

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Classical Music Highlight: Right Place, Right Time
WSHU
American GI John Delancie arrived at Richard Strauss's home to commission an oboe concerto just as Nazis were questioning Strauss's identity. Delancie vouched for Strauss, and in return recieved the gorgeous concerto we'll enjoy today. Tags: classical ...

8 arts picks for Portland dance, classical music and art aficionados - OregonLive.com

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:01

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8 arts picks for Portland dance, classical music and art aficionados
OregonLive.com
Here are our picks for Portland-area arts events for Nov. 9-15. PDX Contemporary Ballet.Cloth.jpg. Andy Batt. "Cloth". PDX Contemporary Ballet is building its 2018-19 season around the image of a white dress. The season opener, “Cloth,” represents a ...

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

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

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. 'THE CREATION' at Alice Tully Hall (Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.). William Christie, stylish in everything he conducts, leads Les Arts Florissants in Haydn's ...

Chamber Project St. Louis diversifies the voices of classical music, Nov. 16 concert features work by a woman, black ... - St. Louis American

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:50

St. Louis American

Chamber Project St. Louis diversifies the voices of classical music, Nov. 16 concert features work by a woman, black ...
St. Louis American
Aquino's piece will be performed as a world premiere; the other compositions are new to Chamber Project St. Louis – and, possibly, to St. Louis, one of the nation's strongest cities for classical music, though little work by women or composers of color ...

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