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Upcoming Classical Music Events - Wortfm

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 07:36

Upcoming Classical Music Events
Wortfm
This concert occurs at the end of the School of Music's Jazz Week by design, since the major work in the concert is scored for massed choirs and jazz quintet. The singers are joined by our own Blue Note Ensemble, directed by Johannes Wallmann, for a ...

Nora Fischer Bursts the Classical Music Bubble - New York Times

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Nora Fischer Bursts the Classical Music Bubble
New York Times
Or you may have caught her at a pop festival with another version of that same 400-year-old song, this time joined by electric guitar. Either way, she is likely to have made an impression. Ms. Fischer, 30, is making her mark in the blurry terrain ...

Classical Music Crawl has free mini-concerts all day Saturday - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:59

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Classical Music Crawl has free mini-concerts all day Saturday
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Organizers of Saturday's St. Paul Classical Music Crawl say it's an opportunity to hear “virtually the entire St. Paul classical music scene in one day.” The lineup for the daylong free performances in Lowertown runs from the Twin Cities Lute ...

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

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

7 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. LEIF OVE ANDSNES at David Geffen Hall (May 2, 7:30 p.m.). The New York Philharmonic's artist in residence gives a recital that provides an insight into ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 14:06

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
$40. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F. www.sfsymphony.org. Chamber Music with the S.F. Conservatory Works by Beethoven, Fauré, Schumann. Jingpu Xi, Sam Weiser, and Maria van der Sloot, violin; Zhenwei Shi, and Linda Numagami, viola; Leo ...

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After protests, Utah's KBYU-FM will keep playing classical music - Salt Lake Tribune

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:25

Salt Lake Tribune

After protests, Utah's KBYU-FM will keep playing classical music
Salt Lake Tribune
Bach, Beethoven and Brahms fans, rejoice! KBYU-FM will not be dropping its classical-music format after all. Instead, BYU Broadcasting has purchased a second local radio station that will be home to its BYUradio broadcasts, meaning nothing will change ...
Classical 89 will stay on the air as a 24-hour classical music stationDeseret News
Purchase agreement saves Classical 89/KBYU-FMUniverse.byu.edu

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We Learn More About the Classical Music Celebration | Suncoast View - WWSB ABC 7

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:04

WWSB ABC 7

We Learn More About the Classical Music Celebration | Suncoast View
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - We sit down with award winning conductor, Maestro Raffaele Ponti, and Baritone Roberto Borgatti to learn more about the Classical Music Celebration in Sarasota. You can see world renowned musicians at the Sarasota Opera House May ...

Are You Intimidated by Classical Music and Art? - New York Times

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Are You Intimidated by Classical Music and Art?
New York Times
What my friend was expressing was merely a symptom of a common affliction, one that crosses all intellectual, social and economic classes: the Classical Music Insecurity Complex. Immediate therapy was indicated. There's no question, I pointed out, that ...

Classical Music Highlight: Some Quiet Evening Music - WSHU

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 01:10

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Some Quiet Evening Music
WSHU
Wind down after a busy day, with tonight's relaxing night time music: Mozart's Serenade, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

New World Symphony: Classical music and a genius for community ... - Miami Herald

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 18:52

Miami Herald

New World Symphony: Classical music and a genius for community ...
Miami Herald
As the New World Symphony (NWS) — Miami's premier symphony orchestra — celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, think of the Doppler effect. It describes how sound changes pitch relative to the listener's position. And sound itself also travels far.
The New World Symphony Brings Classical Music Into The Digital ...Forbes

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The New World Symphony Brings Classical Music Into The Digital Future - Forbes

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:12

Forbes

The New World Symphony Brings Classical Music Into The Digital Future
Forbes
Classical music gets a bad reputation. At a time when electronic music is ubiquitous and digitization reigns supreme, it's hard to imagine classical music as a relevant art form for youth. A quick glance across the rows at a typical concert hall will ...
New World Symphony: Classical music and a genius for community buildingMiami Herald

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CLASSICAL MUSIC At 45, Bach Week Festival pays homage to German maestro - Windy City Times

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:39

Windy City Times

CLASSICAL MUSIC At 45, Bach Week Festival pays homage to German maestro
Windy City Times
When Paukert decamped in 1975 for a post as curator of music arts at the Cleveland Art Museum, Webster kept Bach Fest going. When Webster and his husband moved to Boston in the early 2000s, he kept Bach Fest going, orchestrating the logistics from ...

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The most moving classical music composed in wartime - Classic FM

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:36

Classic FM

The most moving classical music composed in wartime
Classic FM
From cannon fire to crashing cymbals and brass fanfare, the deafening orchestration of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture was conceived to commemorate the Battle of Borodino, fought in September 1812. The composer's cannon-fuelled epic is completely ...

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Nebula Ensemble Is Shaping the Future of Classical Music - Westword

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:15

Westword

Nebula Ensemble Is Shaping the Future of Classical Music
Westword
At a Nebula Ensemble concert a few years ago, the forward-thinking chamber group had a different audience-participation prompt for every piece. “Audience members were invited to come on the stage,” says Sarah Perske, a composer and guitarist with ...

Busy classical music promoters suggest lifting of recession - Irish Times

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 00:00

Irish Times

Busy classical music promoters suggest lifting of recession
Irish Times
It's probably a combination of factors that has had me thinking about audience sizes. There was the announcement of the redevelopment of the National Concert Hall, which is to bring the hall's capacity up to 1,350. The well-attended first full-scale ...

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Black Violin To Bring Defiance Of Music And Racial Stereotypes To Nashville Performance - WPLN

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:24

WPLN

Black Violin To Bring Defiance Of Music And Racial Stereotypes To Nashville Performance
WPLN
On the cover of Black Violin's 2015 album Stereotypes is a violin, shattered and artfully arranged in a new, angular shape. It's a fitting visual for what the duo has been doing together for nearly 15 years: defying expected conventions about what ...

Cleveland Opera Theater Does 'Madama Butterfly' and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch in Cleveland This Week - Cleveland Scene

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:21

Cleveland Scene

Cleveland Opera Theater Does 'Madama Butterfly' and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch in Cleveland This Week
Cleveland Scene
Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra are exploring musical ecstasy both divine and human this week. Olivier Messiaen's exotic, program-length Turangalîla Symphony will feature pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and ondes martenot artist Cynthia ...

Classical Music Highlight: Philip Glass Goes Old School - WSHU

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:14

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Philip Glass Goes Old School
WSHU
After decades spent pushing the boundaries of what music can be, recently Philip Glass returned to some of the standard forms of music that are centuries old. Tonight we'll enjoy his Violin Concerto. Tags: classical music highlights ...

Classical music, fear, and the radio - Radio Survivor - Radio Survivor

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:23

Classical music, fear, and the radio - Radio Survivor
Radio Survivor
The New York Times has published a nice essay urging people to get over their fear of classical music and just enjoy the genre. The piece does not say anything that doesn't get said once every five years or so in some prominent venue. But it does say ...

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Classical music, fear, and the radio - Radio Survivor

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:23

Classical music, fear, and the radio
Radio Survivor
The New York Times has published a nice essay urging people to get over their fear of classical music and just enjoy the genre. The piece does not say anything that doesn't get said once every five years or so in some prominent venue. But it does say ...

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