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Classical Music Highlight: The Oceans That Unite Us - WSHU

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:09

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Classical Music Highlight: The Oceans That Unite Us
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Osvaldo Golijov says the inspiration for his suite, Oceanea, was a visit to the Hayden Planetarium and seeing how all the continents of different cultures are united by the planet's oceans. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights.

Classical Music Highlight: Musicians in Their Spare Time - WSHU

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:16

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Classical Music Highlight: Musicians in Their Spare Time
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Some of the musicians in the Montreal Symphony Orchestra had some free time, so they organized a chamber ensemble. Today we'll enjoy their performance of Beethoven's Septet. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC ...

A guide to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 - Classical-Music.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:30

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A guide to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7
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At the beginning we are dealing with some of the most beautiful music ever written, which is then systematically destroyed. You can hear that senseless, mechanical force in the motoric drums, the chilling banality of the march. 'You can hear his ...

Minority musicians want in as classical music struggles to diversify - NBCNews.com

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:07

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Minority musicians want in as classical music struggles to diversify
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Minority musicians want in as classical music struggles to diversify. Sat, Jul 14. The National Alliance for Audition Support focuses on the all-important audition, supporting talented musicians of color as they strive to join major symphony orchestras.

Lack of diversity in top orchestras remains a major challenge for musicians of color - NBCNews.com

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:11

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Lack of diversity in top orchestras remains a major challenge for musicians of color
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Now Taylor, 25, is trying to pursue a professional career playing the instrument he loves, but he'll need to break into the austere world of classical music for that to happen. That's a path filled with a numerous challenges — arguably more so for ...

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The week ahead in SoCal classical music, July 15-22: 'Big Sing California' and more - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 04:03

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, July 15-22: 'Big Sing California' and more
Los Angeles Times
iPalpiti Soloists Solo and chamber-ensemble works spanning the Classic, Romantic and Modern eras; program details at www.iPalpiti.org. Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Sun., noon. $20. (760) 633-2746. Also, Bing Theater, LACMA, 5905 ...

Two classical music concerts to see in Dublin this week - Irish Times

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:01

Irish Times

Two classical music concerts to see in Dublin this week
Irish Times
There's a widespread belief that classical musicians don't improvise. That's simply not true when it comes to the organ. Irish organist Peter Sweeney, who died earlier this year, was a prizewinner in improvisation at the Conservatoire de Musique in Geneva.

Remembering Oliver Knussen: The Week in Classical Music - The ... - New York Times

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:57

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Remembering Oliver Knussen: The Week in Classical Music - The ...
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Lang Lang at Tanglewood, Radiohead at Madison Square Garden and John Zorn at the Frick Collection were among the highlights.

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Red Rocks: Colorado's Legendary Concert Venue ... For Classical ... - Colorado Public Radio

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:06

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Red Rocks: Colorado's Legendary Concert Venue ... For Classical ...
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Yes, it's true. As Yo-Yo Ma prepares to headline there this summer, here's a look at how Van Cliburn and Igor Stravinsky helped establish classical music at ...

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The Fate of Classical Music | Mark Bauerlein | First Things - First Things (blog)

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:50

The Fate of Classical Music | Mark Bauerlein | First Things
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The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with senior editor Mark Bauerlein. In this episode, Andrew Balio, principal trumpet of the Baltimore ...

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The best classical music on TV and radio this week - Classical-Music.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 06:17

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The best classical music on TV and radio this week
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What: BBC Proms 2018 – Prom 1 First Night of the Proms When: Friday 13th July, 8-10.45pm. Where: BBC Radio 3. The BBC Proms 2018 kicks off with an all-British season launch. Featuring Holst's The Planets (premiered in 1918), Vaughan Williams's choral ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Michael Torke's Enjoyable Music - WSHU

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:13

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Classical Music Highlight: Michael Torke's Enjoyable Music
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Contemporary composer Michael Torke is re-thinking his approach to writing music--with a mission to make it fun to listen to! We've got a great example: Bliss, for you to enjoy this morning. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 7/12 – 7/15 - Broadway World

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:14

BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 7/12 – 7/15
Broadway World
Check out what's happening this weekend in classical music: Thursday July 12th 8pm. Kishi Bashi featuring Ensemble LPR @ (le) poisson rouge. If you're looking to liven up your Thursday night, head down to (le) poisson rouge for Kishi Bashi featuring ...

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

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

6 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend
New York Times
Members of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America performing at Carnegie Hall last year. This year, the teenage ensemble will play Sibelius, Gershwin and Ted Hearne's “Brass Tacks” on July 19.CreditHarrison Hill/The New York Times.

Lending a Hand to Classical Music - Philanthropy Magazine

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:15

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Lending a Hand to Classical Music
Philanthropy Magazine
Tom Kees admits that he isn't particularly into classical music. He loves golf, food, and wine enough to host a weekly radio show on those three joys. Music he merely likes. Yet every four years, he and his wife Becky move their dining-room table and ...

July is great time for classical music fans on the North Coast - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:34

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

July is great time for classical music fans on the North Coast
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The month of July marks the downbeat of the summer music festival season, with more choices than ever for fans of classical music. Here are some highlights of the three festivals tuning up this month from Sonoma and Rohnert Park to Mendocino. Mendocino ...

Joshua Bell and other classical music stars play Festival Napa Valley - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:33

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Joshua Bell and other classical music stars play Festival Napa Valley
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
After a dozen seasons as a fledgling summer music festival — the last three under a rebranded name — the 12-day Festival Napa Valley is growing nicely into its lofty ambitions, attracting up-and-comers in the jazz, dance and classical music worlds ...

Classical Music Highlight: Dvorak's American Experience - WSHU

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:14

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Classical Music Highlight: Dvorak's American Experience
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Dvorak sifted through the musical experiences he had while visiting this country, and compiled them in his New World Symphony. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:57

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
Angela Craft Cross Organ. 4 p.m. Sun., July 15. St. Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough St., S.F. 415-567-2020. D. Riley Nicholson Piano. Works by Hans Otte. 7:30 p.m. Sat., July 21. $10-$15. Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., S.F. www.centerfornewmusic.com.

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