Classical music

Johann Sebastian Bach (AFI [ʝoˌɦan zɛˌbasti̯am ˈbax]) (Eisenach, Turíngia, Sacre Imperi Romanogermànic, 21 de març de 1685 - Leipzig, Sacre Imperi Romanogermànic, 28 de juliol de 1750) fou un organista i compositor de música barroca, membre de la família de músics més extraordinària de la història, amb uns 120 músics.

Cliburn's Friday semifinal round ranged from 'frantic' to 'real poetry' - Dallas News

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 20:51

Dallas News

Cliburn's Friday semifinal round ranged from 'frantic' to 'real poetry'
Dallas News
FORT WORTH — We're down to 12 semifinalists at this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. After Thursday night's opening session, the next four days have both afternoon and evening performances. Solo recitals later on will be ...

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An Asian afternoon Friday in the Cliburn Competition's Semifinal Round - Dallas News (blog)

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 19:05

An Asian afternoon Friday in the Cliburn Competition's Semifinal Round
Dallas News (blog)
FORT WORTH--With half the 12 semifinalists at this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition hailing from Asia, it was hardly surprising to have to two Asian pianists playing back-to-back recitals Friday afternoon at Bass Performance Hall.

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How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100 - Forbes

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 17:26

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100
Forbes
Sound Advice: Classical music bait for $100 – Part II. Back in February of 2013, George Pieler and I wrote a column here on Forbes.com (“Two Cents About Classical Music For $100”) on some of the market- and technology-changes that affect this sneakily ...

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100 - Forbes

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 17:26

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100
Forbes
Sound Advice: Classical music bait for $100 – Part II. Back in February of 2013, George Pieler and I wrote a column here on Forbes.com (“Two Cents About Classical Music For $100”) on some of the market- and technology-changes that affect this sneakily ...

An Ice Cream Truck at Carnegie Hall: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments - New York Times

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 17:06

New York Times

An Ice Cream Truck at Carnegie Hall: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments
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. Read the rest of ...

Thursday on CoastLine: Classical Music - WHQR

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:27

WHQR

Thursday on CoastLine: Classical Music
WHQR
On Thursday's CoastLine, where does classical music fit in a modern world, and how is it attracting new audiences? We'll sit down with pianist Barbara McKenzie of Chamber Music Wilmington and WHQR's own classical music host Bob Workmon.

Why Salzburg Is a Must-Visit for Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:01

New York Times

Why Salzburg Is a Must-Visit for Classical Music
New York Times
“The Sound of Music” is just one part of Salzburg's rich music history. The city is also the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the home of the Salzburg Festival, one of the largest classical musical festivals in the world, which has taken place ...

Mormon Musicians Are Dominating Billboard's Classical Music Charts - World Religion News

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 19:01

Mormon Musicians Are Dominating Billboard's Classical Music Charts
World Religion News
Latter-day Saints are making waves in music, making a big impact in the industry and listeners' lives as they excel in their craft. This week, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir reached the no. 1 spot on Billboard's June 3 Classical Crossover Chart for their ...

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Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 17:12

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. 'GLORY DENIED' aboard the Baylander IX-514 (June 2-3, 8:30 p.m.; through June 10). Tom Cipullo's opera, based on a book by Tom Philpott, tells the story of Col. Floyd James Thompson, a long ...

Classical music to kick off your summer - Miami.com

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 16:52

Classical music to kick off your summer
Miami.com
Here's a post-Memorial Day, beginning of summer classical music calendar that takes you from the University of Miami Campus in Coral Gables on up to Broward County and Delray Beach. 1. Performer's Music Institute Students of Voice in Recital. Director ...

'Classical music has to change' - The Hindu

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 15:31

The Hindu

'Classical music has to change'
The Hindu
Classical music has to change, it should not be stagnant. Unless you change, it will die. Because it's classical, it doesn't mean you cannot change things in it. There have been changes throughout history. Audiences have changed, expectations have ...

Why The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' Should Be Considered Classical Music - Variety

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 15:12

Variety

Why The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' Should Be Considered Classical Music
Variety
Another common trait between classical music and “Sgt. Pepper's” specifically: timelessness. “That is exactly why the classical greats have withstood the test of the time; and the Beatles are doing that. And some of that glory belongs to George Martin ...
Sgt. Pepper And Stockhausen: Classical Moments In The Iconic Beatles AlbumWPLN
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Getting Better! 50 years of Sgt PepperSky News

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Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:11

Chicago Tribune

Recommended Chicago-area classical music concerts
Chicago Tribune
North Shore Chamber Music Festival: Directors Vadim Gluzman, violin, and Angela Yoffe, piano, will preside over the seventh annual edition, including performances by the Escher String Quartet; a mostly Mozart gala with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra ...

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Project with cellist Jan Vogler combines ensemble music, standards, literary readings - RollingStone.com

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:56

RollingStone.com

Project with cellist Jan Vogler combines ensemble music, standards, literary readings
RollingStone.com
New Worlds blends classical music, American standards and literary readings. The track list includes selections from composers like Johann Sebastian Bach and Maurice Ravel as well as authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Walt Whitman and Mark Twain.
No joke: Bill Murray to release classical album, perform in BuffaloNewYorkUpstate.com

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Jirí Belohlávek (1946-2017) - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 06:33

Classical-Music.com

Jirí Belohlávek (1946-2017)
Classical-Music.com
In August 2014, for instance, BBC Music Magazine's Jan Smaczny described their disc of Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Alisa Weilerstein (Decca) as 'one of the great ensemble performances of this concerto available'. That said, Belohlávek had been no ...
Jiří Bělohlávek, the Czech conductor and acclaimed champion of his country's music, has died, aged 71Gramophone

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Remembering Subroto Roychowdhury, Giant of Indian Classical Music - HuffPost

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 03:31

Remembering Subroto Roychowdhury, Giant of Indian Classical Music
HuffPost
I am so very sorry to report the demise of Subroto Roychowdhury, one of India's greatest music maestros and the father of my friend Sohini Roychowdhury Dasgupta, the Madrid-based Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, dance guru, and creative director ...

A Spirited Treatise on Classical Music - American Spectator

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 00:08

American Spectator

A Spirited Treatise on Classical Music
American Spectator
In fairness to potential buyers of Language of the Spirit, Jan Swafford does not reveal why classical music is, or at least can be for those open to it, the language of our spirit. In fairness to Swafford, it's doubtful that anyone could, so mysterious ...

Classical music events, June 1-7 - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:18

Detroit Free Press

Classical music events, June 1-7
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Hall at Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward, Detroit. 313-576-5111: □Guest conductor James Gaffigan and violinist Nicola Benedetti will join the DSO for a new work by jazz artist Wynton Marsalis. The 2016-17 ...

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St. Louis classical music organizations announce management changes - STLtoday.com

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 15:41

STLtoday.com

St. Louis classical music organizations announce management changes
STLtoday.com
The St. Louis Classical Guitar Society, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and St. Louis Chamber Chorus all have changes in management. At the Guitar Society, Kevin Ginty will take over as executive director on July 1. He succeeds William Ash, the ...

Classical CD Of The Week: JJ Froberger From A Queenly Cembalista - Forbes

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 15:30

Classical CD Of The Week: JJ Froberger From A Queenly Cembalista
Forbes
All the same, the compendium is famous-ish not just for its quality contents but mostly for being the first English such collection of keyboard works and further for having been a wedding present (replete with embedded musical Easter-eggs) for ...

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