Classical music

Behind Denver's Thriving Classical Music Scene - 303 Magazine

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:01

303 Magazine

Behind Denver's Thriving Classical Music Scene
303 Magazine
Music is a universal language that has the ability to effortlessly connect with all walks of life. A form of soundwaves as distinct as classical music proves to be an alleviating method of peace and tranquility. It is a calming culture that tends to be ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, July 22-29: Max Richter's 'Sleep' in Grand Park and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:05

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, July 22-29: Max Richter's 'Sleep' in Grand Park and more
Los Angeles Times
SummerFest 18 Piano Trio Celeste is joined by violist Karen Dreyfus for a program of works by Beethoven, Piazzolla and Schumann in this Music Guild presentation. University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood. Sun., 3 p.m. $46-$56; discounts ...

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

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

5 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. 'ATALANTA' at Caramoor in Katonah, N.Y. (July 22, 4 p.m.). Handel's opera is brought to life by Nicholas McGegan, San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque ...

BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 7/19 – 7/22 - Broadway World

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:01

BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 7/19 – 7/22
Broadway World
See how western classical music and Buddhist chant combine to elevate the classic story that groundbreaking directors, actors, and composers have tackled for centuries. Experience Ninagawa's iconic transportation of Shakespeare's play from medieval ...

Anna Meredith blurs the line between pop and classical music - 89.3 KPCC

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:17

89.3 KPCC

Anna Meredith blurs the line between pop and classical music
89.3 KPCC
Anna Meredith's music knows no boundaries. (Starts at 7:41). British musician and composer Anna Meredith makes music that blurs the line between pop and classical. And she's just scored her first film, “Eighth Grade.” ...

Symphonic Carnival introduces children to classical music - Longview News-Journal

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:12

Longview News-Journal

Symphonic Carnival introduces children to classical music
Longview News-Journal
The Longview Symphony League and Longview Girl Scout Rachel McCarty will host the Symphonic Carnival, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21 at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Fredonia St. in Longview. The event is part of McCarty's efforts to earn her ...

Victoria Wood Foundation funds completion of new Hallé project - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:43

Classical-Music.com

Victoria Wood Foundation funds completion of new Hallé project
Classical-Music.com
In 2011, Victoria Wood worked with the Hallé on the musical, That Day We Sang, returning in 2014 for the TV adaptation of the stage production. The TV version featured the Hallé Children's Choir and The Hallé orchestra. After this, Wood, who used to ...

An interview with Anne Denholm - Classical-Music.com

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:08

Classical-Music.com

An interview with Anne Denholm
Classical-Music.com
It mainly involves providing music for different occasions. It might be playing background music for functions or dinners, or more stand-out performances at ceremonies. It's providing music for when music is helpful and nice, and that's obviously a ...

Classical Music Highlight: How About A Quick Vacation? - WSHU

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 01:30

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: How About A Quick Vacation?
WSHU
The Bird Quintet by Paul Desenne captures the tropical vibe of Venezuela perfectly! Let it whisk you away on a quick mental break today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR; BBC; Public Radio International; American Public ...

Magic, classical music are headed to San Miguel - The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 18:12

The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Magic, classical music are headed to San Miguel
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
Magician Chris Lopez will make an appearance at San Miguel Library at 4 p.m. Thursday. Lopez will amaze and astound his audience as he does sleight-of-hand and parlor tricks up close. He has been entertaining families for more than 15 years and has ...

Could long-form Internet content help save classical music? - San Diego Reader

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:31

San Diego Reader

Could long-form Internet content help save classical music?
San Diego Reader
#Could it be that the tide is beginning to swing back to classical music? With the demise of network television and radio, a new space is beginning to open up which could shift musical taste back to “long form.” #A recent development in the world of ...

Classical Music Highlight: Music For A Summer Vacation - WSHU

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:07

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Music For A Summer Vacation
WSHU
Fond memories of summer vacations with his grandparents inspired Déodat de Séverac's suite, Holiday Time. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media ...

In the wilds of Oregon, a classical piano is heard - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

In the wilds of Oregon, a classical piano is heard
Los Angeles Times
His goal is “to bring together the two things I love most – playing classical music and being outdoors.” One inspiration came when he saw the way producers used headphones with a production of the opera “Invisible Cities” at Union Station in Los ...

The best pieces of classical music used in sport - Classic FM

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 05:36

Classic FM

The best pieces of classical music used in sport
Classic FM
Classical music and sport have enjoyed a long and happy marriage since FA Cup Final audiences and players began singing 'Abide With Me' in 1927. Since then, classical music has played a key part in some of the most memorable sporting moments.

and more »

Classical Music Highlight: Slightly Smaller than Actual Size - WSHU

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:09

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Slightly Smaller than Actual Size
WSHU
Morton Gould wrote his American Symphonette during an era when lots of things were slightly small than regular size, including dinettes and luncheonettes. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC ...

Classical Music Highlight: A Little Summer Star Gazing - WSHU

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:16

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Little Summer Star Gazing
WSHU
Tonight we'll look to the heavens, as we enjoy Bartok's piece for children, Stars, Stars Brightly Shine and Holst's suite, The Planets. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

An interview with Joshua Bell - Classical-Music.com

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:37

Classical-Music.com

An interview with Joshua Bell
Classical-Music.com
Music on film has always been hugely popular, and often people's way into orchestral music is through soundtracks. It works so well with films where the music really drives the action, particularly John Williams's scores. In the case of The Red Violin ...

Classical music is overwhelmingly male. This new Temple summer camp aims to change that. - Billy Penn

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:49

Billy Penn

Classical music is overwhelmingly male. This new Temple summer camp aims to change that.
Billy Penn
Despite the apparent prominence of stars like Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Charli XCX and Beyoncé, the number of women who have achieved critical success in the music world is low. Per a January study by the University of Southern California, women ...

Classical Music Highlight: Joshua Bell Visits Scotland - WSHU

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Joshua Bell Visits Scotland
WSHU
This morning Joshua Bells takes us to Scotland as we enjoy his new performance of Max Bruch's Scottish Fantasy with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

An Introduction to Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande - Classical-Music.com

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 23:14

Classical-Music.com

An Introduction to Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande
Classical-Music.com
Pelléas et Mélisande is a mysterious creation – plot-wise it remains elusive, and never before had music and words so effectively and magically combined; Debussy's vocal writing pays more than a passing homage to plainchant. During rehearsals, the ...

Pages