Classical music

Sound Observations: Classical music and rock can go hand in hand - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:42

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Sound Observations: Classical music and rock can go hand in hand
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Throughout the history of pop music, there are plenty of examples of classical music being used either as a subtle influence or something to be directly reinterpreted in an exciting new way. With the holidays fast approaching, I'm reminded of one of my ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:42

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
Ashu, Alexandre Moutouzkine Saxophone; piano. Works by Rachmaninoff, Jacques Ibert, Piazzolla, Morricone, Jules Demersseman, others. 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 26. $30. Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. (866) 955-6040. gmc.sonoma.edu ...

Dan Brugh Is Portland Classical Music's Resident Misfit - Willamette Week

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:34

Willamette Week

Dan Brugh Is Portland Classical Music's Resident Misfit
Willamette Week
In a genre populated by rule-bound retro-gazers, Brugh is Portland classical music's closest approximation of Brian Wilson, combining unbounded creativity, stage savvy and tech geekery with a childlike sense of playfulness. And in terms of presentation ...

Cellos, carols and Cecilia Bartoli: the classical music to see in December - Prospect

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:37

Prospect

Cellos, carols and Cecilia Bartoli: the classical music to see in December
Prospect
No one puts on a classical show like Bartoli, and this performance—part-concert, part-friendly competition—promises plenty of spectacle. It's also a brilliantly crafted project inspired by famous musical duels of history, and one that pairs well ...

Wednesday Question: Best Classical Music Piece - Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:13

Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Wednesday Question: Best Classical Music Piece
Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Post only one suggestion per comment after checking that your favorite wasn't already nominated (Ctrl+F and all). Multiple nominations of one same piece create heavy confusion, since on one hand it's unfair to the given composition to take into ...

Daniel Barenboim at 75: Classical music's most influential star - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 03:22

Deutsche Welle

Daniel Barenboim at 75: Classical music's most influential star
Deutsche Welle
Bringing young people from mutually hostile countries to study music and the humanities together reflects the conviction that classical music can and should contribute to peaceful coexistence. Barenboim was even able to involve his friend, star ...

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Classical music concerts, Nov 16-22 - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:01

Detroit Free Press

Classical music concerts, Nov 16-22
Detroit Free Press
CLASSICAL. Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Orchestra Hall at Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward, Detroit. 313-576-5111. $15 and up. •Paradise Jazz Series continues featuring the Count Basie Orchestra directed by Scotty Barnhart ...
Manukau Symphony tunes up for Czech and Finnish classical music concertStuff.co.nz

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Conceding 'Megasite' Still Isn't Ready, Tennessee Officials Say They're Going To Ask For Help - WPLN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:58

Conceding 'Megasite' Still Isn't Ready, Tennessee Officials Say They're Going To Ask For Help
WPLN
The state of Tennessee is asking for $2 million next year to whip the Memphis Regional Megasite into shape, a process that will include hiring an outside consultant to assess why the decade-long project hasn't yet landed a major manufacturer. Read More.

Classical Music: Opera Scenes at UA, Cleveland Orchestra and 'North By Northwest' - Akron Beacon Journal

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:22

Classical Music: Opera Scenes at UA, Cleveland Orchestra and 'North By Northwest'
Akron Beacon Journal
Opera Scenes — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., Akron. Scenes from Rossini's La Cenerentola, Mozart's The Magic Flute, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, and Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Free.

How classical music saved my grade - Daily Sundial

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:10

How classical music saved my grade
Daily Sundial
There are so many different genres of music in the world, classical music being one of them. However, there are also different variations of classical music making pieces by different classical composers unique. So no, not all classical music is the same.

No Exit at Happy Dog and 7 More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:52

Cleveland Scene Weekly

No Exit at Happy Dog and 7 More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
... next up on the Tri-C Classical Piano Series. His concert in Gartner Auditorium at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, November 19 at 2:00 pm will include music by Brahms, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Lera Auerbach, and Franck. Admission is free (and ...

Strathmore Introduces More Than 12000 MCPS Second Graders to Classical Music (VIDEO) - Montgomery Community Media

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:06

Montgomery Community Media

Strathmore Introduces More Than 12000 MCPS Second Graders to Classical Music (VIDEO)
Montgomery Community Media
The purpose of the program is to expose every Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) 2nd grader to a live performance of classical music. The students learn about classical music and prepare for the concert hall experience during the month of October.

The next Mozart? Just what classical music needs? - San Diego Reader

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:02

San Diego Reader

The next Mozart? Just what classical music needs?
San Diego Reader
#This could be just what classical music needs. That might sound like a lot to place upon a young person, but I'm not talking about a young person. I'm talking about a composer who isn't afraid to write music which is beautiful first and foremost. For ...

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The next Mozart? Just what classical music needs? - San Diego Reader

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:02

San Diego Reader

The next Mozart? Just what classical music needs?
San Diego Reader
#This could be just what classical music needs. That might sound like a lot to place upon a young person, but I'm not talking about a young person. I'm talking about a composer who isn't afraid to write music which is beautiful first and foremost. For ...

Impresaria Judy Drucker to celebrate a half-century of classical music - Miami Herald

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:32

Miami Herald

Impresaria Judy Drucker to celebrate a half-century of classical music
Miami Herald
For a half-century, impresaria Judy Drucker brought the greatest names in classical music to South Florida. Her Great Artists Series enriched the cultural scene with stars including Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Mikhail Baryshnikov ...

These classical recordings put unforgettable music at your fingertips - Kansas City Star

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:13

Kansas City Star

These classical recordings put unforgettable music at your fingertips
Kansas City Star
As those who recently heard the Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 in Helzberg Hall can attest, Riccardo Muti is a masterful conductor of Bruckner. The hall was rapt, not a cough or a ruffled piece of paper could be ...

BSO showcases '3 Bs' of classical music - Pawhuska Journal Capital

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:16

Pawhuska Journal Capital

BSO showcases '3 Bs' of classical music
Pawhuska Journal Capital
The Bartlesville Symphony November performance showcases the “three B's” of classical music — Brahms, Bach and Beethoven. This is the first time the symphony has performed all three composters in one show. Works will include Brahms' “Symphony No.

What music do psychopaths like? More Bieber, less Bach. - Washington Post

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 08:07

Washington Post

What music do psychopaths like? More Bieber, less Bach.
Washington Post
Despite the film industry's depiction of psychopaths, classical music is not their go-to soundtrack in the real world. “In the movies, if you want to establish in one shot that a monster has a human side,” said Pascal Wallisch, a psychology professor ...

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The week ahead in LA classical music, Nov. 12-19: 'Bernstein on Stage,' 'War of the Worlds' and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 08:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Nov. 12-19: 'Bernstein on Stage,' 'War of the Worlds' and more
Los Angeles Times
War of the Worlds Yuval Sharon directs the LA Phil New Music Group and guest vocalists in the world premiere of Annie Gosfield's reimagining of Orson Welles' 1938 radio play based on the classic H.G. Wells sci-fi novel; Sigourney Weaver narrates.

BSO showcases '3 Bs' of classical music - Examiner Enterprise

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 08:00

Examiner Enterprise

BSO showcases '3 Bs' of classical music
Examiner Enterprise
The Bartlesville Symphony November performance showcases the “three B's” of classical music — Brahms, Bach and Beethoven. This is the first time the symphony has performed all three composters in one show. Works will include Brahms' “Symphony No.

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