Classical music

Classical music concerts in Miami: May 5-16 - Miami.com

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 13:05

Miami.com

Classical music concerts in Miami: May 5-16
Miami.com
Performance by the Music in Miami Chamber Ensemble with cellist Jason Calloway, pianist Jim Gasior, bassist Gary Thomas, drummer Michael Piolet and harpists Kristina Finch and Kay Kemper, performing music by various composers. May 4 at 6:30 p.m., ...

A guide to summer classical music festivals - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 12:44

Chicago Tribune

A guide to summer classical music festivals
Chicago Tribune
Once again, classical music-loving travelers will be faced with a staggering abundance of performance options at the hundreds of music festivals that dot the American summer landscape. Following is a selective guide to some of the more interesting, ...

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Best classical works for saxophone - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:51

Classical-Music.com

Best classical works for saxophone
Classical-Music.com
... 1874 work for solo piano, a troubadour sings his mournful song in front of said castle. When Ravel arranged the work for orchestra in 1922, he allotted the role of the troubadour to the alto sax. Brilliantly imaginative, it captures the music's ...

'I thought classical music was only for boys' - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 10:45

Classical-Music.com (blog)

'I thought classical music was only for boys'
Classical-Music.com (blog)
I nearly missed out on classical music. From a very early age my parents regularly took me to services at Canterbury Cathedral where my elder brothers were choristers. I was intoxicated by the music that I heard them sing, hugely impressed by the ...

National Concert Hall needs to go beyond classical music - Irish Times

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:51

Irish Times

National Concert Hall needs to go beyond classical music
Irish Times
Deep in the bowels of the National Concert Hall Martin Hayes and Barry Douglas are sitting at a table in an empty dressing room. They've just arrived for the launch of the NCH's musical programme for 2017 and 2018. After a few minutes with them it's ...

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Chas Sisk / WPLN - WPLN

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:13

WPLN

Chas Sisk / WPLN
WPLN
Tennessee lawmakers are close to approving one of the toughest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that could open doctors to criminal prosecution if they perform abortions after 20 weeks. That's even though both sides agree abortions that late in ...

'It's lovely to be the home of classical music, but we need to be a broader church' - Irish Times

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 00:01

Irish Times

'It's lovely to be the home of classical music, but we need to be a broader church'
Irish Times
Deep in the bowels of the National Concert Hall Martin Hayes and Barry Douglas are sitting at a table in an empty dressing room. They've just arrived for the launch of the NCH's musical programme for 2017 and 2018. After a few minutes with them it's ...

June LeBell, a pioneering classical music radio host and interviewer ... - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 17:16

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

June LeBell, a pioneering classical music radio host and interviewer ...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
SARASOTA — Even in “retirement” in Sarasota, June LeBell never stepped far away from a microphone.After an early start as a professional singer, she turned ...
June LeBell, Groundbreaking Advocate For Classical Music, Dies ...WUSF News
Remembering June LeBell, the voice of Sarasota's music community ...YourObserver.com

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No Exit Does Avant-Garde Music for the Cello and Seven More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 14:00

Cleveland Scene Weekly

No Exit Does Avant-Garde Music for the Cello and Seven More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Steven Plank's excellent Oberlin choir, the Collegium Musicum Oberliniense, will take its spring program of English music to Trinity Cathedral's Brownbag Concert Series on Wednesday, May 3 at 12 noon. The repertory ranges from gloriously sprawly motets ...

June LeBell, Groundbreaking Advocate For Classical Music, Dies - WUSF News

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:17

WUSF News

June LeBell, Groundbreaking Advocate For Classical Music, Dies
WUSF News
LeBell was the first female announcer on a major commercial classical music radio station in the U.S., remaining behind the microphone at WQXR for almost 30 years. In that time, she earned 17 important awards for outstanding broadcasts, interviewed ...

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Gabriela Lena Frank Shakes Up Classical Music with the World Premiere of Conquest Requiem - Houstonia Magazine

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:06

Houstonia Magazine

Gabriela Lena Frank Shakes Up Classical Music with the World Premiere of Conquest Requiem
Houstonia Magazine
The Requiem Mass, a ceremonious Latin mass for the dead that has inspired countless musical compositions, dates back to the 15th century. All the big names in classical music have composed one—Verdi, Mozart, Berlioz, Haydn, Stravinsky, Liszt and Fauré ...

Beloved MPB singer Belchior dies at 70 listening to classical music - plus55 (blog)

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 07:42

plus55 (blog)

Beloved MPB singer Belchior dies at 70 listening to classical music
plus55 (blog)
On Sunday morning, the famous Brazilian singer Belchior passed away peacefully while listening to classical music. The composer and performer had settled into his living room in his home in Rio Grande do Sul. After feeling slight back pain and chills, ...

KU's Got Talent winners bond over giving pop music a classical twist - The University Daily Kansan

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 18:55

The University Daily Kansan

KU's Got Talent winners bond over giving pop music a classical twist
The University Daily Kansan
To graduate opera student Alexis Alfaro, classical music is the foundation of all other genres of music. Alfaro and fellow KU's Got Talent Winner Wen-Ting Ong sang a version of “Lay Me Down” by Sam Smith with a classical take on the popular tune. With ...

Classical Music World: Concert Surprises - Los Alamos Daily Post

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 08:24

Classical Music World: Concert Surprises
Los Alamos Daily Post
Ingrid Fliter's agent used her many contacts in the world of classical artist management to identify replacements. Within 12 hours of the phone call that alerted me to this situation she had presented me with five fine pianists who were available ...

5 Sublime Minutes by a Maverick: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments - New York Times

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:26

New York Times

5 Sublime Minutes by a Maverick: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments
New York Times
In addition to reviews, features and news during the week, our critics and reporters collect the best of what they've heard: notes that sent shivers down their spines, memorable voices, quotations that cut to the heart of the story. Read the rest of ...

Posh Public Bathroom Has Imported Tiles, Flowers and Classical Music - NBC New York

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:20

NBC New York

Posh Public Bathroom Has Imported Tiles, Flowers and Classical Music
NBC New York
In a park amid skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork. The free-of-charge, air-conditioned splendor, inspired by visits to ...

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Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:47

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. 'ARIODANTE' at Carnegie Hall (April 30, 2 p.m.). Harry Bicket and the English Concert are annual visitors to Carnegie Hall, and their series of Handel masterpieces is a continuing revelation. This ...

String quartet to present classical music tracing three centuries ... - Kearney Hub

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:30

Kearney Hub

String quartet to present classical music tracing three centuries ...
Kearney Hub
KEARNEY — The University of Nebraska at Kearney's student quartet will present a free concert of classical music that traces three centuries of music.

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This 14-Year-Old Cellist Is Making Her Mark In Classical Music | The ... - Huffington Post

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:00

Huffington Post

This 14-Year-Old Cellist Is Making Her Mark In Classical Music | The ...
Huffington Post
The 14-year-old cellist won first place in the 20th Annual Sphinx Competition's junior division in February. The competition, which takes place in Detroit, ...

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