Classical music

A New Season at the Met Opera: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 17:18

New York Times

A New Season at the Met Opera: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
[Read all of our classical music coverage here.] Happy Friday! What a week it's been for opera-lovers. Our critics certainly have been busy: Anthony Tommasini reviewed the Metropolitan Opera's season-opening misfire “Samson et Dalila.” (I had more fun ...

Doyens of classical music perform in Shimla - The Tribune

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 15:02

Doyens of classical music perform in Shimla
The Tribune
Shailaja Khanna. The Indian classical music tradition is unique in that it has a written history of around 2,000 years; despite it being appreciated by a niche audience, it needs patronage, as do all the classical arts all over the world. Before ...

WATCH: Musicians of Color Showcase Diversity in Classical Music - Houston Public Media

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:26

Houston Public Media

WATCH: Musicians of Color Showcase Diversity in Classical Music
Houston Public Media
A touring classical music festival brought its celebration of diversity to Houston. The Colour of Music festival highlights classical musicians of African ancestry, such as opera singer Laquita Mitchell and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport. The group ...

Black Violin melds strings, hip-hop into 'classical boom' for Tulsa show - Tulsa World

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:17

Tulsa World

Black Violin melds strings, hip-hop into 'classical boom' for Tulsa show
Tulsa World
“While we always loved classical music, we also know we didn't want to play in orchestras, wearing tuxedoes,” he said, laughing. “We wanted to be hip-hop producers, so we were making beats all the time. We'd play these tracks for people, and then play ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Beethoven's Day in the Country - WSHU

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 12:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Beethoven's Day in the Country
WSHU
Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony encompases a perfect day in the countryside, from shedding worries upon arrival to a fierce little storm, which blows over quickly. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Data mining reveals the hidden laws of evolution behind classical music - MIT Technology Review

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 12:10

MIT Technology Review

Data mining reveals the hidden laws of evolution behind classical music
MIT Technology Review
They have carried out a large-scale study of Western classical music and say it reveals for the first time a number of evolutionary laws at work. Their results have implications for the understanding of other cultural phenomena, such as the evolution ...

Classical Music Stars Bring High Art Without the Jargon - The Epoch Times

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:57

The Epoch Times

Classical Music Stars Bring High Art Without the Jargon
The Epoch Times
NEW YORK—When the artist gets on stage, the first thing they're asked is: “You could perform anywhere in the world. Why are you here? What are you getting out of this?” That's because the musicians invited by soprano Allison Charney onto her ...

Events for the week ahead: Film, art and book fest, Cider Swig, classical music, blues and more - The News Tribune

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:08

The News Tribune

Events for the week ahead: Film, art and book fest, Cider Swig, classical music, blues and more
The News Tribune
The Annual Lakewood Film, Art & Book Fest, combining previous festivals into one, is three days of award-winning films, an art show featuring local artists and more than 40 authors reading and signing. Among them will be Tami Oldham Ashcraft, author ...

Classical Music Highlight: William Grant Still's Musical Souvenirs - WSHU

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 01:12

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: William Grant Still's Musical Souvenirs
WSHU
Instead of bringing back physical souvenirs of his travels, William Grant Still savored memories of the music he heard. Today we'll enjoy his Panama Dances. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Classical music trio offers free concert - Newport News Times

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 01:06

Newport News Times

Classical music trio offers free concert
Newport News Times
Atonement Lutheran Church will sponsor a free concert performed by the Portland–based Trio Musicorum Medicorum on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m.. The nationally renowned classical duo, Rebecca Reese, cello, and Andrew Bonner, piano, joined by ...

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

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

6 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. ATTACCA QUARTET at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.). This string quartet's complete survey of Haydn's 68 works in the genre was one ...

It's Checkmate at River Oaks Country Club - PaperCity Magazine

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 15:23

It's Checkmate at River Oaks Country Club
PaperCity Magazine
The evening significantly surpassed last year's event attendance in support of ROCO's mission: to shape the future of classical music by energizing, modernizing and personalizing the concert experience. Company musicians were seated at each table a ...

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Lateral Move: How a Tech Donor Became a Patron of Classical Music - Inside Philanthropy

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 13:53

Inside Philanthropy

Lateral Move: How a Tech Donor Became a Patron of Classical Music
Inside Philanthropy
The Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Lincoln Center recently received a $5 million gift from Ann S. Bowers of Palo Alto, earmarked for its CMS Two residency program, which develops the next generation of young musicians. The CMS Two program, ...

Classical Music Highlight: An Imaginary Journey - WSHU

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 12:06

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: An Imaginary Journey
WSHU
Tonight you can take an imaginary voyage with Wilhelm Stenhammar's Symphony, A Journey on Southerly Winds, and Schumann's impression of Foreign Lands and People from his Scenes from Childhood. Tags: classical music highlights.

What Role Do Competitions Play in Classical Music? - The Epoch Times

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 09:32

The Epoch Times

What Role Do Competitions Play in Classical Music?
The Epoch Times
Just recently, 27-year-old violinist Richard Lin took home one of the largest classical music prizes when he won gold medalist at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (IVCI). It's not his first win—Lin has already ...

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Thu, 09/27/2018 - 05:03
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Classical Music Highlight: Old Fashioned, Even For Bach - WSHU

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 01:19

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Old Fashioned, Even For Bach
WSHU
By Bach's time the lute was an old-fashioned instrument, so it's a mystery why he wrote several suites for an archaic instrument. We'll enjoy the Suite No. 2 performed by guitarist David Leisner today. Tags: classical music highlights ...

$2.5m Mellon Foundation grant launches Boston classical music initiative - The Boston Globe

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 00:01

The Boston Globe

$2.5m Mellon Foundation grant launches Boston classical music initiative
The Boston Globe
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $2.5 million grant to New England Conservatory, in consortium with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, the Community Music Center of Boston, and the string education ...

Baroque classical music ensemble to play Weis Center - Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 22:26

Baroque classical music ensemble to play Weis Center
Williamsport Sun-Gazette
LEWISBURG — Les Violons du Roy will perform with renowned countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Weis Center, 525 Weis Drive. There will be a free pre-performance talk with Music Director and Conductor Jonathan Cohen from ...

Classical Music Upstart Idagio Raises $11.7 Million for Its North American Launch - Digital Music News

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 17:27

Digital Music News

Classical Music Upstart Idagio Raises $11.7 Million for Its North American Launch
Digital Music News
Existing investors provided the funds for the launch in the United States and Canada, according to details shared with Digital Music News. Idagio currently offers more than one million classical music tracks for streaming, with licensing deals from all ...
Classical Streaming Service IDAGIO Launches in US & Canada Following $11.7M Funding RoundBillboard

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