Classical music

Grammy nominees have ties to MSU in classical composition - Lansing State Journal

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 08:53

Lansing State Journal

Grammy nominees have ties to MSU in classical composition
Lansing State Journal
When you sit down to watch the Grammys tonight, it's likely that you will be looking forward to seeing Kendrick Lamar, Logic and Alessia Cara. But there is more to the annual music award show than hip-hop and dance tunes. Sitting in the audience will ...

Music News: A touch of classic - Wicked Local Walpole

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 17:32

Wicked Local Walpole

Music News: A touch of classic
Wicked Local Walpole
Classical music concerts don't often find a place in this space, but these coming weeks have a few we thought we'd share with you. The Truro Library's Winter Music series continues on Saturday, Feb. 3, with the cello duo Elizabeth Schultze and Bo ...

Classical music aficionados get primer at NPL - Nashua Telegraph

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 00:05

Classical music aficionados get primer at NPL
Nashua Telegraph
In the lower level of the Nashua Public Library, Symphony N.H. bassist Robert F. Hoffman primed classical music lovers with a taste of what to expect during the “All Beethoven” orchestra performance at 8 tonight in the Keefe Center for Arts at Elm ...

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The best of the week's classical music - Irish Times

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 00:03

Irish Times

The best of the week's classical music
Irish Times
WEDNESDAY 31. Classical. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Kaspars Putninš NCH, Dublin 8pm €27.50-€55 nch.ie. It's just over 10 years since the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir was last in Ireland, to tour a programme with Arvo Pärt's Kanon ...

Cleveland Conquers: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube - New York Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 18:31

New York Times

Cleveland Conquers: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube
New York Times
This venerable contemporary music ensemble showed off its flexibility, scaling from solo saxophone (in a piece by the British composer Deborah Pritchard) to eight players for Stravinsky's “Octet” and a full orchestra for a new piano concerto (for the ...

Music News: A touch of classic - MetroWest Daily News

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 18:14

MetroWest Daily News

Music News: A touch of classic
MetroWest Daily News
Classical music concerts don't often find a place in this space, but these coming weeks have a few we thought we'd share with you. The Truro Library's Winter Music series continues on Saturday, Feb. 3, with the cello duo Elizabeth Schultze and Bo ...

Tokyo Metro to begin playing classical background music on Hibiya Line trains - Japan Today

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 16:50

Japan Today

Tokyo Metro to begin playing classical background music on Hibiya Line trains
Japan Today
One thing people notice when they first use the Japanese rail system is the variety of sounds and melodies that can be heard while waiting on the platform. From the electronic bird chirps, which guide visually impaired commuters to the exits, to the ...

Gene S. 'Stafford' Balderson, 80, instrumental in bringing classical music talents to Virginia Beach - Southside Daily

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 16:07

Southside Daily

Gene S. 'Stafford' Balderson, 80, instrumental in bringing classical music talents to Virginia Beach
Southside Daily
Gene S. “Stafford” Balderson, 80, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Stafford was born July 3, 1937, in the tiny town of Warsaw on Virginia's Northern Neck, where he enjoyed his books and ...

A major classical music season is on its way to the BBC - BBC News

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:50

BBC News

A major classical music season is on its way to the BBC
BBC News
The greatest classical performances of the last 100 years will be celebrated as part of a major new BBC season. A BBC Four series titled Our Classical Century will feature "masterworks old and new" and will aim to introduce new audiences to landmark ...
BBC announces 'Our Classical Century'Classical-Music.com
Our Classical Century: BBC to stage year-long celebration of musicThe Guardian
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Jane Birkin on Love, Life and Serge Gainsbourg's Classical Roots - New York Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:42

New York Times

Jane Birkin on Love, Life and Serge Gainsbourg's Classical Roots
New York Times
And the most tear-jerky, in a way, was when I left him. Why he went on asking me to interpret the songs that I had inspired I don't know — but perhaps he knew that I'd be faithful at least to that. The idea of taking the songs — which are so rooted ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:46

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. AMERICAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall (Jan. 28, 2 p.m.). This is a week oddly short of orchestral music, with even the New York Philharmonic taking a deserved break. Fill the gap with Leon ...

BBC announce year-long season of classical music programming ... - Classical-Music.com

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:19

BBC announce year-long season of classical music programming ...
Classical-Music.com
The BBC have today announced that they are launching a year-long season of programmes across BBC 4 and Radio 3 in conjunction with the BBC orchestras to celebrate classical music from the last century, in a project named 'Our Classical Century'. 'All ...

Contemporary classical music turns 'Deep Red' for ensemblenewSRQ - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:17

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Contemporary classical music turns 'Deep Red' for ensemblenewSRQ
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The church seats 300. Monday night concerts usually draw about 150 people. Nickson and Bennett like the acoustics of the church. They always do a reception after a performance. They want to share the modern classical music that is their passion. A ...

Spring music series at Dairy expands classical offerings - Boulder Daily Camera

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 09:07

Spring music series at Dairy expands classical offerings
Boulder Daily Camera
"We'll hear about their work in Hollywood, how they shaped cinema music," Park said. "We'll get the inside scoop on their lives as composers and people." The classical chamber works to be performed provide a different side. The second concert on Sunday ...

Expect to hear classical music in selected Tokyo Metro's Hibiya line trains starting January 29 - Time Out

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 03:34

Time Out

Expect to hear classical music in selected Tokyo Metro's Hibiya line trains starting January 29
Time Out
Think Tokyo trains are too quiet (barring the announcements)? Come Monday January 29, Tokyo Metro will be playing classical music in selected trains on the Hibiya line, which runs between Naka-Meguro and Kita-Senju. However, this is just a trial for ...

Two ways of looking at a canon: the NSO goes Romantic - Washington Post

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 23:47

Washington Post

Two ways of looking at a canon: the NSO goes Romantic
Washington Post
Classical music is romantic — the statement is at once an oxymoron, because the Classical and Romantic periods are distinct, and a description of the experience many people have of a genre of music whose abstract effusions and ravishing beauty seem to ...

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Letter: Keep classical music on the airwaves - Deseret News

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 17:59

Deseret News

Letter: Keep classical music on the airwaves
Deseret News
We have always enjoyed classical music. We travel to Salt Lake City to attend performances of the Utah Symphony. As we travel, we listen to KBYU-FM. We listen to KBYU-FM as we drive around Logan, and we have listened to KBYU-FM since we moved there in ...

Classical music and dance listings - SFGate

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:10

Classical music and dance listings
SFGate
Agave Baroque “Peace in our Time: Music of Love and Loss in the Shadow of the 30 Years' War.” Aaron Westman, violin; Natalie Carducci, and Anna Washburn, violin/viola; Katherine Kyme, viola; William Skeen, cello/viola da gamba; Kevin Cooper, guitar ...

Classical music and dance listings - SFGate

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:10

Classical music and dance listings
SFGate
Agave Baroque “Peace in our Time: Music of Love and Loss in the Shadow of the 30 Years' War.” Aaron Westman, violin; Natalie Carducci, and Anna Washburn, violin/viola; Katherine Kyme, viola; William Skeen, cello/viola da gamba; Kevin Cooper, guitar ...

Classical Radio Grapples with Recordings of Accused Conductors - ideastream

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:57

ideastream

Classical Radio Grapples with Recordings of Accused Conductors
ideastream
To play or not to play? That's the question for classical music radio. Recent sexual assault allegations against famous orchestra conductors James Levine and Charles Dutoit have left station managers wondering what to do with their recordings ...

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