Classical music

Johann Sebastian Bach (31. března 1685 Eisenach – 28. července 1750 Lipsko) byl německý hudební skladatel a virtuóz hry na klávesové nástroje, považovaný za jednoho z největších hudebních géniů všech dob a završitele barokního hudebního stylu. Bachovo dílo mělo a má značný vliv na další vývoj hudby počínaje W. A. Mozartem a Ludwigem van Beethovenem až po Arnolda Schoenberga nebo Henryka Góreckého.

Delightful New Modern Classical Music: “The Wait” – Franco Esteve - HuffPost

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 13:31

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Delightful New Modern Classical Music: “The Wait” – Franco Esteve
HuffPost
Stylistically, “The Wait” falls into the modern classical genre of music. If pressed, I would describe “The Wait” as a combination of minimalist and post-minimalist elements. It's pared down and reductive, but avoids the minimalist tendency to rigid ...

The week ahead in LA classical music, July 16-23: 'Beethoven's Ninth With Dudamel' and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 09:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, July 16-23: 'Beethoven's Ninth With Dudamel' and more
Los Angeles Times
Dudamel Conducts Wagner The LA Phil is joined Los Angeles Master Chorale for selections from the musical dramas “Tannhäuser,” “The Flying Dutchman” and “Die Meistersinger.” Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Thu., 8 p.m. $1-$154.

Ghanaians to enjoy classical music - GhanaWeb

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 02:17

Ghanaians to enjoy classical music
GhanaWeb
“So, from 6p.m. to 10p.m. each date at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi and the National Theatre in Accra, patrons will be thrilled to a night of classical and opera,” Mr Osei-Owusu said, inviting music lovers to “come and experience symphony orchestra ...

Ghanaians to enjoy classical music | Music 2017-07-16 - GhanaWeb - GhanaWeb

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 02:17

Ghanaians to enjoy classical music | Music 2017-07-16 - GhanaWeb
GhanaWeb
The needs of classical music lovers in Ghana will soon be met with the formation of the Classical Music Association of Ghana, made up of a few lovers of the ...

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HOWARDS HONORED: Classical music group honors Troy couple - Troy Messenger

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 04:04

Troy Messenger

HOWARDS HONORED: Classical music group honors Troy couple
Troy Messenger
For the first time in its history, the American Classical League's Meritus/Merita Awards were presented to a couple. Peter and Sara “Ephy” Howard of Troy were honored as recipients of the Meritus/Merita Awards at the banquet at this year's ACL ...

Classical Music Isn't Dead, and This Violist-Turned-Podcaster Is Here to Prove It - Thrillist

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:09

Thrillist

Classical Music Isn't Dead, and This Violist-Turned-Podcaster Is Here to Prove It
Thrillist
Not just exciting, but successful as an approach to spreading the gospel of classical music: Meet the Composer, which is now in its third season, has listeners in more than 70 countries and gets more downloads than most new classical albums. It won a ...

A Beatific Gesture: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on ... - New York Times

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:29

New York Times

A Beatific Gesture: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on ...
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 ...

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A Beatific Gesture: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube - New York Times

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:29

New York Times

A Beatific Gesture: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
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. This week, we're ...

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'Musica Maestra' - DW presents a multimedia classical music special - Deutsche Welle

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 09:33

Deutsche Welle

'Musica Maestra' - DW presents a multimedia classical music special
Deutsche Welle
"Musica Maestra" presents a fresh, contemporary take on classical music, with the first web-videos being published on July 15 on DW's English and Spanish Facebook pages, DW Culture and DW Español. Starting in October, the project will be broadcast on ...

Tonal vision: The 2017 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 07:06

Santa Fe New Mexican

Tonal vision: The 2017 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Santa Fe New Mexican
The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival gets underway this week with two go-rounds of its opening program on Sunday, July 16, and Monday, July 17. For this 45th season, which runs through Aug. 21, the enterprise will be following formulas familiar from ...

VIDEO: Cloverdale's classical music camp takes concerts to the street - Surrey Now-Leader

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 19:11

Surrey Now-Leader

VIDEO: Cloverdale's classical music camp takes concerts to the street
Surrey Now-Leader
The local Reformed String Camp, a music camp based out of the Cloverdale Canadian Reformed Church, set up stations at six spots along 176th Street and 176A Street. Young musicians, who came to the camp from places as far away as PEI and California, ...

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VIDEO: Cloverdale's classical music camp takes concerts to the street - Surrey Now-Leader

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 19:11

Surrey Now-Leader

VIDEO: Cloverdale's classical music camp takes concerts to the street
Surrey Now-Leader
The local Reformed String Camp, a music camp based out of the Cloverdale Canadian Reformed Church, set up stations at six spots along 176th Street and 176A Street. Young musicians, who came to the camp from places as far away as PEI and California, ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 17:17

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. STEVEN BECK at Bargemusic (July 14, 8 p.m.). Completism in Bach reigns ever more supreme in classical programming, but it's still rare to hear a pianist take on a task like the six French Suites ...

Classical Pacific July 13th 2017 - Hawaiipublicradio

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 17:13

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific July 13th 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Airing five days a week at 3 P.M. Hawaii time, the series features the finest of the world's classical music, while also shining a spotlight on orchestras, artists, and composers of the Pacific region, including Polynesia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, The ...

Hans Zimmer turns his back on classical cliches - Houston Chronicle

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 16:53

Houston Chronicle

Hans Zimmer turns his back on classical cliches
Houston Chronicle
The most famous modern-age composer of orchestral music not named John Williams, Zimmer has assembled a traveling show that answers the Big Question asked by every classical musician since the turn of the 20th century: Why isn't classical music more ...

Riverside's La Sierra University to host classical music festival - Press-Enterprise

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 16:44

Press-Enterprise

Riverside's La Sierra University to host classical music festival
Press-Enterprise
Local classical music aficionados are in for a treat. For the third year, La Sierra University in Riverside is hosting the Montecito International Music Festival. The university promises performances by world-renowned classical musicians and top music ...

Region Hosting Variety of Classical Musical Offerings - iBerkshires.com

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 21:24

iBerkshires.com

Region Hosting Variety of Classical Musical Offerings
iBerkshires.com
It's here: the summer concert season is upon us. With programs across the region, concertgoers will have a wide range of classical music to enjoy in venues large and small: from solo piano and orchestral to opera and musical theater in concert; from ...

A weekend of eclectic choices for classical music, theater - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 15:20

Baltimore Sun

A weekend of eclectic choices for classical music, theater
Baltimore Sun
The BSO's first New Music Festival features works by such fascinating artists as Polish composer and soprano Agata Zubel and German-born, Syrian-American Malek Jandali. Alsop will conduct two BSO premieres by Zubel and a world premiere by Jandali on ...

Classical Music - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:21

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical Music
San Francisco Chronicle
Music@Menlo Festival “Concert Program II: The Classical Style.” 6 p.m. today. $20-$70. “Prelude Performance.” Works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven. 5 p.m. Fri. Free. “Concert Program III: German Virtuosity.” Works by Beethoven, Spohr, Mendelssohn, others.

Toscanini, Trump, and Classical Music as a Symbol of Power - The New Yorker

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:33

The New Yorker

Toscanini, Trump, and Classical Music as a Symbol of Power
The New Yorker
Weird as all this was, I found it transfixing because it harked back to an age when, for better or worse, classical music had enormous symbolic power on the world stage. In particular I thought of Arturo Toscanini, the most celebrated conductor of the ...

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