Classical music

Classical Music Highlight: An Italian Postcard From Richard Strauss - WSHU

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:13
Classical Music Highlight: An Italian Postcard From Richard Strauss  WSHU

Richard Strauss visited all the required tourist destinations on his first trip to Italy, and he captures them in his symphony, In Italy . We'll enjoy it.

Unfazed: royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason on a life-changing year - The Guardian

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:30
Unfazed: royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason on a life-changing year  The Guardian

Inspiring others 'who look like me' to take up music just as important as fame, says teenager.

Ivan March, classical music enthusiast who in the 1950s pioneered a postal record lending library – obituary - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:40
Ivan March, classical music enthusiast who in the 1950s pioneered a postal record lending library – obituary  Telegraph.co.uk

Ivan March, who has died aged 90, was the founder of the Long Playing Record Library, a commercial lending operation that for many years posted ...

Why ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ is an American classic - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 07:00
Why ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ is an American classic  Houston Chronicle

George Gershwin had a lot riding on the new piece he planned to debut at Manhattan's Aeolian Hall in Feburary 1924. Arguably, Paul Whiteman had even more.

The best new classical albums: January 2019 - Gramophone

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 06:58
The best new classical albums: January 2019  Gramophone

Sols; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner. (SDG). The instinctive and thrilling music-making is a given from Gardiner, but it's the ...

Vienna Philharmonic and Sony Classical extend collaboration - Classical Music

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 06:41
Vienna Philharmonic and Sony Classical extend collaboration  Classical Music

The Vienna Philharmonic and Sony Classical have agreed to extend their long-term collaboration. The focus of the partnership will remain the New Year's ...

Boston Music Group Brings Classical Music To Teens In State Custody - WBUR

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 05:08
Boston Music Group Brings Classical Music To Teens In State Custody  WBUR

On a recent morning, a teen living at the Metro Regional Center, a Department of Youth Services facility, nervously stood in front of a string quartet in a ...

EZCC Parv Bharatiyam blends Indian classical and folk music and dance - indiablooms

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 04:53
EZCC Parv Bharatiyam blends Indian classical and folk music and dance  indiablooms

Kolkata, Dec 27 (IBNS): Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) organized 'Parv Bharatiyam', a festival of dance and music recently at their Kolkata premises.

Sho player Ko Ishikawa pushes the boundaries of gagaku with free improvisation - The Japan Times

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 01:25
Sho player Ko Ishikawa pushes the boundaries of gagaku with free improvisation  The Japan Times

Ko Ishikawa plays the sho, a bamboo free-reed mouth harp that first came to Japan from China in the Nara Period (710-794). Despite what you might expect, h.

For Western Classical Music Lovers - Moneylife

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:55
For Western Classical Music Lovers  Moneylife

If you love Western classical music, want to learn about the great Western composers, or you are just a passionate music student, just head to ...

Two swan songs kick off chamber music series in Hamilton - TheSpec.com

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:49
Two swan songs kick off chamber music series in Hamilton  TheSpec.com

This Saturday afternoon, Rachel Mercer's 5 at the First Chamber Music Series opens its ninth season with “String Extravaganza VIII,” a concert consisting of two ...

Legend Tony Argo shares musical history | Community News - Journalscene.com

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:00
Legend Tony Argo shares musical history | Community News  Journalscene.com

A year ago, I was at an annual book sale at the Timrod Library and some guy I was chatting with told me I really need to interview this older piano player, Tony ...

Celebrating classical music - Ahmedabad Mirror

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 19:45
Celebrating classical music  Ahmedabad Mirror

Classical extravaganza 39th Saptak Annual Music Festival-2019 has just begun and it already feel like soul warmers in the winter nights.

Too many children are denied the joy of classical music - The Times

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 19:01
Too many children are denied the joy of classical music  The Times

A recent ministerial pronouncement, all but submerged in the Brexit quagmire, proclaimed that “universities must recruit more white working-class students” or ...

Classical concert to bring happiness in January - Life & Style - Music - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - Viet Nam News

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 19:00
Classical concert to bring happiness in January - Life & Style - Music - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports  Viet Nam News

Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji and the Việt Nam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) will present an outdoor performance at AEON Mall Long Biên, Hà ...

For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission - KUAR

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:29
For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission  KUAR

Growing up in Chicago, Rachel Barton Pine took it for granted that there was a great body of classical music by black composers. She heard it on the.

For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission - NPR

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:20
For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission  NPR

Composers of color have long had to compete with dead white men for space on the concert stage. A new project, spearheaded by Rachel Barton Pine, seeks to ...

For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission - NPR

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:20
For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission  NPR

Growing up in Chicago, Rachel Barton Pine took it for granted that there was a great body of classical music by black composers. She heard it on the radio.

Israel Chamber Project Jerusalem Music Center - The Jerusalem Post

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 15:15
Israel Chamber Project Jerusalem Music Center  The Jerusalem Post

This work was the program's centerpiece, performed brilliantly by German violinist Antje Weithaas, clarinetist Tibi Cziger and pianist Assaff Weisman.

Andrea Bocelli’s Sì tops the Classic FM Chart of the Year - Classic FM

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 13:55
Andrea Bocelli’s Sì tops the Classic FM Chart of the Year  Classic FM

Aled Jones and Russell Watson take the Number 2 spot in our annual chart of the bestselling albums of the whole year.

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