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Classical Music Highlight: Michael Torke's Fiji Vacation - WSHU

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:10

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Classical Music Highlight: Michael Torke's Fiji Vacation
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Spend part of your day in an exotic locale, as we enjoy Michael Torke's Fiji; a suite for chamber orchestra. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio ...

Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts Series Launches, and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week - Cleveland Scene

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:39

Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts Series Launches, and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch This Week
Cleveland Scene
She'll team up with cellist Edward Arron for the composer's Double Concerto, and music director Avner Dorman will finish each program with Brahms' Second Symphony. The run begins on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 pm at St. Jerome Church in ...

Classical Music Highlight: That's A Lot of Horns! - WSHU

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:12

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Classical Music Highlight: That's A Lot of Horns!
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It's "horns times four" tonight as we enjoy Robert Schumann's Concert Piece for Four Horns and Orchestra. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio Exchange ...

Neue Meister Returns With A Night Of Classical And Electronic Music Fusion - Broadway World

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 11:42

Broadway World

Neue Meister Returns With A Night Of Classical And Electronic Music Fusion
Broadway World
The ninth edition of the Neue Meister concert series presents a fusion of classical music and electronics, performed by the masters of the genre. The event is hosted by DRIVE: Volkswagen Group Forum, a remarkably versatile space at the centre of the ...

7 black composers who changed the course of classical music history - Classic FM

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 11:37

Classic FM

7 black composers who changed the course of classical music history
Classic FM
From Scott Joplin to Florence Price, the music of these brilliant composers has too long been neglected in Western classical music tradition. In Black History Month, we're celebrating the most famous and influential black composers in classical music ...

The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 07:32

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The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2
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Within weeks, the 27-year-old was brimming with ideas and in a flood of inspiration composed his melodically radiant Piano Concerto No. 2. Although he had been a musical Romantic, it was only now that Rachmaninov began composing those long, arching ...

Classical Music Highlight: The Rustic Side of Charles Ives - WSHU

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 01:06

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Classical Music Highlight: The Rustic Side of Charles Ives
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We'll hear Charles Ives' rustic side today with Hilary Hahn's performance of In the Barn from his Violin Sonata No. 2. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

Behind the Curtain: Equality (or a lack of it) is still a problem in classical music and ballet - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Behind the Curtain: Equality (or a lack of it) is still a problem in classical music and ballet
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The article points out that sexism is still present but fading in the classical music world — though blind auditions at orchestras have evened the playing field to a large degree — and that the disparity has more to do with a young musician's ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Looking Backwards And Forward - WSHU

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:53

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Classical Music Highlight: Looking Backwards And Forward
WSHU
Francis Poulenc references the harpsichord's origin in the 18th century, while dragging it into the 20th in his Concert Champetre. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Should classical artists embrace music video singles? - The Strad

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:52

The Strad

Should classical artists embrace music video singles?
The Strad
When it comes to 21st-century music consumption, where pop music leads, classical music follows. Obvious examples are the rise and fall of download sales, and most recently the rise in streaming, but there's another artist-led trend that I've noticed ...

Northeast Ohio native fuses rock and classical into hit show 'Rocktopia,' which has Cleveland, Akron dates this week - News-Herald.com

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 10:34

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Northeast Ohio native fuses rock and classical into hit show 'Rocktopia,' which has Cleveland, Akron dates this week
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During Randall Craig Fleischer's early years at Canton McKinley High School, the choir member had an epiphany of sorts that at the time belied conventional music logic and boundaries. “That was about the time I became interested in classical music ...

KPR to broadcast day of live classical music Oct. 26 - KU Today

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 09:57

KU Today

KPR to broadcast day of live classical music Oct. 26
KU Today
Additional performers include Meredith McCook of the Kansas City Symphony with pianist Sean Chen, Brazilian and classical guitarist Bráulio Bosi from the University of Missouri-Kansas City faculty and the Washburn University Faculty Brass Quintet.

Pianist Tanya Gabrielian performs classical music to showcase joy in art - Daily Nebraskan

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:25

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Pianist Tanya Gabrielian performs classical music to showcase joy in art
Daily Nebraskan
TG: I think [music] is a powerful way to show how much we have in common, and it's been used as a way to separate people in terms of classical music in general. It's for a certain socioeconomic status, and I'm trying to erase all those things and just ...

Classical Music Highlight: Students, Friends and Performers - WSHU

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:19

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Classical Music Highlight: Students, Friends and Performers
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The original members of the Eroic Trio met as students at Juilliard, and decided to form a preofesssional ensemble. This morning we'll enjoy their performance as the soloists in Beethoven's Triple Concerto. Tags: classical music highlights.

Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano's classical music journey brings him to Hong Kong – at last - South China Morning Post

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 23:55

South China Morning Post

Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano's classical music journey brings him to Hong Kong – at last
South China Morning Post
Sir Antonio Pappano is a musical force to be reckoned with. Known primarily for being the music director of London's esteemed Royal Opera House, he also holds the same position with Italy's Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia – Roma.

GUEST ROOM | How Classical Music Became a Commodity - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 17:35

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

GUEST ROOM | How Classical Music Became a Commodity
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
A lot of people see the potential to popularize classical music by incorporating elements of the modern mainstream, humanizing a field that's at best an acquired taste. Lindsey Stirling's stint on America's Got Talent as a dancing violinist comes to ...

An interview with film composer Harry Gregson-Williams - Classical-Music.com

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 05:19

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An interview with film composer Harry Gregson-Williams
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Harry Gregson-Williams is a Grammy-nominated film composer who first achieved success in the 1990s after being taken under the wing of Hans Zimmer. He has since composed the music for Oscar-winning film Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia and video ...

Nonprofit Pro-Mozart Society supports classical education for talented youth - MDJOnline.com

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 00:09

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Nonprofit Pro-Mozart Society supports classical education for talented youth
MDJOnline.com
“The Pro-Mozart Society mission is to encourage and promote classical music and to support talented musicians that are looking toward going into the field as a career,” said Marietta resident Frank Tichenor, vice president of publicity and promotion ...

Dallas Opera's 'Carmen' delivers a fine cast and elegant orchestral playing under music director Emmanuel Villaume - Dallas News

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 16:26

Dallas News

Dallas Opera's 'Carmen' delivers a fine cast and elegant orchestral playing under music director Emmanuel Villaume
Dallas News
Formerly classical music critic of The Dallas Morning News, Scott Cantrell continues covering the beat as a freelance writer. Classical music coverage at The News is supported in part by a grant from the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, the San ...

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The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Oct. 21-28: Isaura String Quartet, Seong-Jin Cho and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 17:23

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Oct. 21-28: Isaura String Quartet, Seong-Jin Cho and more
Los Angeles Times
The Music Guild Piano Trio Tuscany plays pieces by Rachmaninoff, Schubert and Ravel. University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood. Mon., 8 p.m. Also at Cal State Long Beach, Daniel Recital Hall, E. Atherton St. between Merriam Way and Palo ...

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