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Classical Music Highlight: Kevin Puts' Seaside Music - WSHU

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:14

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Classical Music Highlight: Kevin Puts' Seaside Music
WSHU
Tonight we'll enjoy a performance from the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival of Seven Seascapes, written for the festival by Kevin Puts. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American ...

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2018-19 season preview: Classical music in Tallahassee - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:06

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2018-19 season preview: Classical music in Tallahassee
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If one believe's Shakespeare's words that “music be the food of love," then classical music fans in Tallahassee have the most bountiful of feasts awaiting them in the 2018-19 season. From large scale orchestral works to intimate chamber music, familiar ...

2018-19 season preview: Classical Music in Tallahassee - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:00

Tallahassee.com

2018-19 season preview: Classical Music in Tallahassee
Tallahassee.com
If one believe's Shakespeare's words that “music be the food of love," then classical music fans in Tallahassee have the most bountiful of feasts awaiting them in the 2018-19 season. From large scale orchestral works to intimate chamber music, familiar ...

Pianist Plays Classical Music to Comfort Rescued Blind Elephants - My Modern Met

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 00:16

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Pianist Plays Classical Music to Comfort Rescued Blind Elephants
My Modern Met
“If you play classical music to an elephant, something soft and beautiful, something that human beings have been listening to for hundreds of years, something that is timeless—and you play that to an elephant that is blind and they've never heard ...

The great Irish composers - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:15

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The great Irish composers
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The Emerald Isle has been home to many wonderful composers, from the inventor of the Nocturne, John Field, to the creator of the popular hit Riverdance, Bill Whelan. In this playlist, we celebrate Ireland's classical music heritage, with pieces by ...

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Charles Hamlen, classical music manager with a cause, dies at 75 - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:07

San Francisco Chronicle

Charles Hamlen, classical music manager with a cause, dies at 75
San Francisco Chronicle
Charles Hamlen, who co-founded one of classical music's leading management agencies, helped build the careers of young stars, including violinist Joshua Bell, and then left the business to raise money to help people with AIDS, died Wednesday at his ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:42

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
American Bach Soloists Jeffrey Thomas conducts “Mass in B Minor.” American Bach Choir, and Academy Festival Orchestra. 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 5. $35-$89. At St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St., S.F. “Semele.” Works by Handel. 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri.

Trio in classical music accused of misconduct - The Straits Times

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:00

The Straits Times

Trio in classical music accused of misconduct
The Straits Times
ATLANTA • The baton has dropped for three men in classical music. In response to a Washington Post report about alleged sexual harassment from the trio, one of them, Bernard Uzan, 73, a stage director and artist's manager, said he is leaving opera. "I ...

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

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

5 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 FORCE OF THINGS: AN OPERA FOR OBJECTS' at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center (Aug. 6-8, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.). Ashley Fure's piece, created with her ...

Curious About Classical Music? Here's Where to Start - The New ... - New York Times

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:24

New York Times

Curious About Classical Music? Here's Where to Start - The New ...
New York Times
Our critic helps intimidated newcomers learn what to listen to, where to hear it and how to find more of what you like.

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Minneapolis' newest classical music venue is an overachiever - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:45

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis' newest classical music venue is an overachiever
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When Westminster Presbyterian Church opened a luxurious expansion to its downtown Minneapolis campus in January, few could have guessed how quickly it would become a go-to venue for classical music. The vocal group Cantus first performed there in ...

Classical musicNoseda and the National Symphony Orchestra - The Economist

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:23

Classical musicNoseda and the National Symphony Orchestra
The Economist
Kindler was well-respected, but his reputation—and those of several subsequent music directors, including the Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich—never managed to elevate the NSO to the orchestral big league. The New York Philharmonic, the Boston ...

Schenectady native, renowned classical music manager, dies - Albany Times Union

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:55

Albany Times Union

Schenectady native, renowned classical music manager, dies
Albany Times Union
Schenectady native Charles Hamlen, co-founder of classical music managing agency IMG Artists, died Wednesday in Manhattan at the age of 75, according to his New York Times obituary. From the obit: Mr. Hamlen's rise to the zenith of the classical music ...

An interview with Broadway star Kelli O'Hara - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:30

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An interview with Broadway star Kelli O'Hara
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I studied opera initially and my roots lie in opera, but I think that my time in musical theatre and in acting has enhanced my ability on stage. I've learned a lot about owning the stage and presenting myself in a confident way. When I came back into ...

Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival kicks off - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:43

Hurriyet Daily News

Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival kicks off
Hurriyet Daily News
The 15th edition of the International Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival started on Aug. 1 in Bodrum's Gümüşlük district in the western Turkish province of Muğla. The festival features an inspirational line-up including Alexander Markov, Shaun Choo ...

Classical Music Highlight: That's Way Too Fast! - WSHU

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 01:18

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Classical Music Highlight: That's Way Too Fast!
WSHU
Although it wasn't a Formula 1 car, when John Adams accepted a friend's invitation to go for a spin in a sports car, he instantly regretted it. He captured that experience in his Short Ride in a Fast Machine. We'll test drive it today. Tags: classical ...

Charles Hamlen, Classical Music Manager With a Cause, Dies at 75 - New York Times

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 20:27

New York Times

Charles Hamlen, Classical Music Manager With a Cause, Dies at 75
New York Times
Charles Hamlen, who co-founded one of classical music's leading management agencies, helped build the careers of young stars, including the violinist Joshua Bell, and then left the business to raise money to help people with AIDS, died on Wednesday at ...

Houston's Classical Music Community Receives National Recognition - Houston Public Media

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:15

Houston Public Media

Houston's Classical Music Community Receives National Recognition
Houston Public Media
The American Prize is a national competition that honors and awards cash prizes to the best in performing arts at the community, school, and professional levels. Among this year's local winners and runners-up are Seven Lakes High School Symphony ...

What is the most memorable Prom in history? - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:32

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What is the most memorable Prom in history?
Classical-Music.com
Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich took to the Royal Albert Hall stage on 21 August 1968 in what became a truly historic concert. Playing alongside the State Orchestra of the USSR and under the baton of Soviet conductor Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian-born ...

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Bring in the Minorities: Why Representation Matters in Classical Music - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:04

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Bring in the Minorities: Why Representation Matters in Classical Music
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
As I've grown and become more immersed in the classical music world, I've seen the same thing over and over again. Competitions are filled with only white and Asian competitors. The advertisements for music programs and renowned summer festivals are ...

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