Classical music

Glenn Gould's Scribbles: The Week in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:08

New York Times

Glenn Gould's Scribbles: The Week in Classical Music
New York Times
Anthony Tommasini on the case for greatness in classical music, an excerpt from his new book “The Indispensable Composers”: “Your first time hearing some exhilarating or mystifying work by a composer of the past — Mozart's 'Jupiter' Symphony, ...

Making Classical Music Selections - kuaf.com

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 14:30

Making Classical Music Selections
kuaf.com
We hear from Katy Henriksen, host of Of Note every Sunday through Thursday at 8 p.m. on 91.3, about how she makes music selections for the show. Tags: of note with katy henriksen · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Bringing Asia's best classical music to Seattle - Northwest Asian Weekly

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 13:10

Northwest Asian Weekly

Bringing Asia's best classical music to Seattle
Northwest Asian Weekly
For the upcoming Seattle concert, the performance will have heavy influence of traditional Taiwan's classical music. The Taiwan Philharmonic will perform works by one of Taiwan's most prolific composers, Gordon Chin, including “Dancing Song.” “This ...

Classical Music Highlight: Music Close To Home - WSHU

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:10

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Music Close To Home
WSHU
Tonight we'll enjoy August Read Thomas' setting of Two Poems by e.e. cummings, written for the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Elm City Girls' Choir. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Carlos Carvalhal: 'I was surrounded by classical music, art and ballet' - The Guardian

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 07:02

The Guardian

Carlos Carvalhal: 'I was surrounded by classical music, art and ballet'
The Guardian
I was not very musical but I would ask my friends in class and they would explain. I grew up in this environment for six years. I was surrounded by classical music, art and ballet all these things. But they also had a football field and it was at the ...

The Case for Greatness in Classical Music - New York Times

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 06:00

New York Times

The Case for Greatness in Classical Music
New York Times
As a child, I was essentially alone in my passion for music. No one in my extended family, as far as I knew, had sung in a chorus, played the guitar, anything. So the finished basement den of our house on Long Island was my private musical refuge ...

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Winter Classical-Music Preview: Oedipal Opera and Proletarian Oratorios - The New Yorker

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 05:01

The New Yorker

Winter Classical-Music Preview: Oedipal Opera and Proletarian Oratorios
The New Yorker
Peter Sellars said recently that he “would like to go to the theatre to calm down.” Under his direction, the White Light Festival presentation of “Only the Sound Remains” (Nov. 17-18)—Kaija Saariaho's darkly shimmering adaptation of two Noh plays that ...

Classical Music Highlight: Poulenc's Gift to Boston Audiences - WSHU

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 01:23

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Poulenc's Gift to Boston Audiences
WSHU
Poulenc included a melody he knew his Boston audiences would recognize in his Piano Concerto. You will, too, as we enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

8 arts picks for Portland fans of theater, classical music, social justice art and opera - OregonLive.com

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:01

OregonLive.com

8 arts picks for Portland fans of theater, classical music, social justice art and opera
OregonLive.com
... Book of a Musical; it also won two Grammy Awards for Best Cast Show Album and for Jennifer Holliday's performance of “And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going,” a truly spine-tingling Broadway classic. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nov.

Classical music dramatizes dilemma of bees - Times Herald-Record

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:10

Times Herald-Record

Classical music dramatizes dilemma of bees
Times Herald-Record
MILFORD, Pa. - In 1998, 46 acres of New Jersey wetlands adorned with discarded refrigerators and other junk drew the attention of oboist Sarah Davol and other musicians and artists when plans were made to develop it. Davol gathered a group of classical ...

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

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

8 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. AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA at Zankel Hall (Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.). In addition to Joan Tower's “Chamber Dance,” this concert includes two ...

Classical Music Highlight: 'Let's Try That Again...' - WSHU

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:11

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: 'Let's Try That Again...'
WSHU
George Chadwick was walking along the quayside at Nantucket Harbor with the manuscript of his String Quartet No. 4, when a gust of wind blew the manuscript into the water! He said the second version was better. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical ...

Classical Music Highlight: Choose Your Own Adventure - WSHU

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 01:16

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Choose Your Own Adventure
WSHU
Rimsky-Korsakov didn't have a specific story for his Fairy Tale, so you can use your imagination as we enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

December 2018 - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 23:45

Classical-Music.com

December 2018
Classical-Music.com
How have the 100 years since World War I been reflected in classical music? In our December issue, we name 20 works that chart the incredible history of the last 100 years. For this month's BBC Music Magazine Interview, James Naughtie meets pianist ...

Las Vegas Philharmonic introduces classical music to students - KLAS-TV

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:45

KLAS-TV

Las Vegas Philharmonic introduces classical music to students
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Philharmonic continues its commitment to musical education. For nearly 20 years, a program has allowed hundreds of thousands of elementary students to experience a free live classical concert to help promote the arts. Students ...

The Best Spooky Classical Music For Halloween: 10 Creepy Compositions - Colorado Public Radio

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 17:47

Colorado Public Radio

The Best Spooky Classical Music For Halloween: 10 Creepy Compositions
Colorado Public Radio
Here is a list of CPR Classical's favorite spooky moments in classical music, compiled by our hosts. Dive in for a terrifying treat -- if you dare! Monika Vischer picked music from Michael Nyman's score to "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover ...

Classical music and dance listings - SFGate

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 15:49

Classical music and dance listings
SFGate
Classical music and dance listings. Chronicle staff report. Published 12:49 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Brazzissimo Brass chamber ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 3. $15-$20. Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 1750 29th Ave., S.F. ...

Classical Music Highlight: Peace For Restless Spirits - WSHU

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:48

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Peace For Restless Spirits
WSHU
Tonight we'll give those restless Halloween spirits some tranquility with a gorgeous performance of Mozart's Requiem. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

Are Classical Music Performances Speeding Up? - Smithsonian

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:49

Smithsonian

Are Classical Music Performances Speeding Up?
Smithsonian
Johann Sebastian Bach's music may be timeless, but a gander by Universal Music Group labels Deutsche Grammaphon and Decca suggests that even the compositions of the man generally considered to be the greatest composer of the Baroque era are not ...
Classical music is speeding up, study findsM Magazine

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A potpourri of theater, classical music and opera singers on both sides of Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Times

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:33

Tampa Bay Times

A potpourri of theater, classical music and opera singers on both sides of Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Times
ON TAP: THE CHOIR OF MAN. In jeans and boots, T-shirts or sport shirts, these singers exude a regular-guy approachability. The casual vibe of the Choir of Man stems from their natural chemistry, as does that honeyed sound. “We don't have any major ...

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