Classical music

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour - CBC.ca

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:02

CBC.ca

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour
CBC.ca
Christian Kluxen, music director of the Victoria Symphony Splash, said performing classical music on the waterfront in the open air helps bring it alive for a wider audience. "It's an event where we can say that classical music doesn't grow old slowly ...

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Police to ward off trouble by playing classical music at notorious north London estate - Evening Standard

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 08:47

Evening Standard

Police to ward off trouble by playing classical music at notorious north London estate
Evening Standard
Police are set to play classical music on a notorious housing estate in north London in an attempt to avert trouble. Adam Weber, 23, a new recruit on a scheme to help drive reforms and innovation in policing, is the constable in charge of law and order ...

Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour' - Daily Press

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:12

Daily Press

Clarinetist from York County releases classical CD 'Paris, mon amour'
Daily Press
“Paris, mon amour” or “Paris, my love” is a CD that is equal parts a demonstration of classical talent and a long-held dream of Pamela Coats and Carmen Stefanescu. Coats, a native of York County, said she found her love of classical music “a bit later ...

There's A Guy Doing Classical Piano Covers Of All The Levels In Super Smash Bros. Melee - Kotaku

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 14:35

Kotaku

There's A Guy Doing Classical Piano Covers Of All The Levels In Super Smash Bros. Melee
Kotaku
He goes by the name BearKeys and the self-proclaimed “child prodigy” has recently decide to dive into the world of video game music. Specifically, the GameCube version of Smash Bros. His most recent entry is a classical piano rendition of music from ...

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This is what classical music needs to survive - Economic Times

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 14:31

Economic Times

This is what classical music needs to survive
Economic Times
Sai Shravanam, an award-winning audio engineer who is also classically trained in Hindustani tabla, says it is difficult to capture classical music as it is “dynamically very rich,” with one composition having different loudness levels within itself ...

Classical Pacific August 4, 2017 - Hawaiipublicradio

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 20:34

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific August 4, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for Friday, August 4th, 2017. Louise Keali'iloma King Lanzilotti is our guest host for a wonderful three hours, starting at 3 PM Hawaii time on HPR 2. You'll be hearing music by Respighi, Mozart, Falla, Stravinsky ...

Surprise Fireworks: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube - New York Times

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:25

New York Times

Surprise Fireworks: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
Members of So Percussion at Lincoln Center, from left: Adam Sliwinski, Josh Quillen, Eric Cha-Beach and Jason Treuting.CreditMichelle V. Agins/The New York Times. In addition to writing reviews, features and news during the week, our critics and ...

Not your grandma's classical music - Shelter Island Reporter

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:37

Shelter Island Reporter

Not your grandma's classical music
Shelter Island Reporter
Even if you've never been there before, it's easy to figure out which house on Peconic Avenue belongs to Bruce Wolosoff. All you have to do is follow the music. Wolosoff, a composer, can frequently be found at his piano (as he was during a visit to his ...

Can Classical Music Be Cool In DC? NSO Pops And Groupmuse Are Trying To Find Out - DCist.com

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:35

Can Classical Music Be Cool In DC? NSO Pops And Groupmuse Are Trying To Find Out
DCist.com
When you search “classical music” in Google, autocomplete has a few ideas for you. Type “why is classical music” and Google suggests you finish the suggestion with “boring”, “dying”, or “so boring”. Give “classical music is” a try and your options ...

The top 35 female composers in classical music - Washington Post

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:56

Washington Post

The top 35 female composers in classical music
Washington Post
The organization has since spawned an ensemble, a record label, and summer festival, as well as the annual marathon; and all three composers have become elder statesmen of what's been termed alt-classical music. Wolfe, 58, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 ...

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Pops Concert Brings Venezuela, Vienna And Modern Classical Music To Roger Williams Park - Rhode Island Public Radio

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:36

Pops Concert Brings Venezuela, Vienna And Modern Classical Music To Roger Williams Park
Rhode Island Public Radio
A new piece of classical music gets its American premiere Friday at the Rhode Island Philharmonic pops concert in Roger Williams Park. Composer Paul DeSenne wrote the piece as a new take on a traditional Viennese polka.

Was 1876 classical music's most important year? - Gramophone

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:24

Was 1876 classical music's most important year?
Gramophone
1876 was a melting-point for music, a watershed year in both concert hall and opera house. With the premiere of Wagner's four-evening Ring cycle, and the composition of Bruckner's 65‑minute Fifth Symphony, it saw great peaks of Romantic operatic and ...

Manila Symphony Orchestra hopes to bring classical music closer to the public - ABS-CBN News

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 04:16

ABS-CBN News

Manila Symphony Orchestra hopes to bring classical music closer to the public
ABS-CBN News
The Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) hopes to bring classical music closer to the public with the recently opened MSO Recital Hall at the Ayala Malls' Circuit Lane in Makati City. Ayala Malls, with its advocacy “Music Everywhere,” is one of the company ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 18:24

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. JOSHUA BELL, STEVEN ISSERLIS AND ANA-MARIA VERA at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (Aug. 9, 10 p.m.). Mr. Bell and Mr. Isserlis appear on evening programs this week at Mostly Mozart, playing ...

Celebrating 10 Years of Festival Amadeus - Flathead Beacon

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:16

Flathead Beacon

Celebrating 10 Years of Festival Amadeus
Flathead Beacon
There are multiple GSC programs and initiatives to which he could be referring, but one is surely Festival Amadeus, Montana's only week-long summer festival dedicated to classical music. Established in 2008, Zoltek is its creator and founding music ...

Off topic: Bad opening sentences, life expectancy by county, pop-classical music mashups, $180 sandwich - SiliconBeat

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 09:51

SiliconBeat

Off topic: Bad opening sentences, life expectancy by county, pop-classical music mashups, $180 sandwich
SiliconBeat
How life expectancy in U.S. counties compares to other countries. Drake, meet Tchaikovsky — composer does mashups because he wants pop-music lovers to gain an appreciation for classical music. And a $180 sandwich made with Japanese wagyu beef is ...

A composer is creating mash-ups of Drake and Tchaikovsky so you'll care more about classical music - Quartz

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:01

Quartz

A composer is creating mash-ups of Drake and Tchaikovsky so you'll care more about classical music
Quartz
Hackman is passionate about the fathers of classical music as well as today's contemporary musicians, so much so that he often name drops Aaron Copland and Johannes Brahms in the same breath as Bon Iver and Radiohead. He composes classical ...

Why should composers write for amateur musicians? - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 07:24

Classical-Music.com

Why should composers write for amateur musicians?
Classical-Music.com
And thanks to another of the other great British contributions of the last few decades – the growth of education and outreach projects, and their symbiotic connection to our classical music institutions, as well as the place of composition and ...

Classical CD Of The Week: Child's Play - The Complete Beethoven Sonatas - Forbes

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:00

Classical CD Of The Week: Child's Play - The Complete Beethoven Sonatas
Forbes
Amazon mp3: NA | Amazon CD: $55 | ArkivMusic: $19 | Qobuz download: £44-66 (Hi-Res) | iTunes mp3: $100. Records are made to be broken, even in classical music. When then-24-year-old Korean HJ Lim recorded the (just-about) complete Beethoven ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:54

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Lyric Chorus Robert Gurney conducts “Summer of Light: The Transcendental Choral Music of Verdi, Whitacre, Gjeilo & Esenvalds.” David Hatt, piano/organ. 7 p.m. Sat., Aug. 12; 5 p.m. Sun., Aug. 13. $18-$20, under 18 free. Mission Dolores Basilica ...

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