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Classical Music Highlight: Music Is A Great Companion - WSHU

Classical music - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:11

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Music Is A Great Companion
WSHU
Tonight we'll enjoy a piece by Lou Harrison which encapsulates the idea of how music can be a welcome companion: Playing Together, for gamelan ensemble and French horn. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public ...

MinnPost Picks: on music festival sexism, the weaponization of classical music, and hippo poop - MinnPost

Classical music - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:47

MinnPost

MinnPost Picks: on music festival sexism, the weaponization of classical music, and hippo poop
MinnPost
MinnPost Picks: on music festival sexism, the weaponization of classical music, and hippo poop. This content is for MinnPost members only. Become a member today. To view it now and get other great benefits, become a MinnPost Member at Silver or above, ...

Princeton Festival Season Opens June 9; Schedule Includes Madama Butterfly, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Baroque music - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:43

Princeton Festival Season Opens June 9; Schedule Includes Madama Butterfly, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way ...
PR Newswire (press release)
It includes Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the Peter and Will Anderson Jazz Quintet, two period-instrument Baroque orchestra concerts, and chamber and choral music. Free lectures and workshops ...

Princeton Festival Season Opens June 9; Schedule Includes Madama Butterfly, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way ... - Benzinga

Baroque music - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:40

Princeton Festival Season Opens June 9; Schedule Includes Madama Butterfly, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way ...
Benzinga
"Our period-instrument orchestra is giving two concerts of Baroque music, while fans of tight, joyous jazz will really enjoy the Peter and Will Anderson Quintet. "It's the kind of lineup that has made The Princeton Festival a prime destination for fans ...

Dutch organist in concert in Bay - HeraldLIVE

JS Bach - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 05:01

HeraldLIVE

Dutch organist in concert in Bay
HeraldLIVE
The Summerstrand Dutch Reformed Church is hosting Dutch organist Henk Van Zonneveld in concert on Thursday on the largest tracker action church organ in the country. Zonneveld will play J S Bach's Goldberg variations on the organ, which together with ...

Classical Music Highlight: Gidon Kremer Lightens Up - WSHU

Classical music - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:04

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Gidon Kremer Lightens Up
WSHU
Gidon Kremer's Lockenhaus Festival runs for nine days this July, and as a preview, we'll enjoy a bit of tongue-in-cheek-music from a previous festival: Teddy Bor's Double Concerto for String Trio. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra's 58th season to explore 'Musical Masters' - Chicago Daily Herald

Baroque music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:42

Chicago Daily Herald

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra's 58th season to explore 'Musical Masters'
Chicago Daily Herald
In January, "Trumpet Glory: German Baroque Masters," will thrill you with music of Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and George Frideric Handel, displaying the amazing talents of soloists from the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. In March ...

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ArchiTAK at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music - Sequenza21

Classical music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:29

Sequenza21

ArchiTAK at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Sequenza21
For all these musicians did to curate and present moving and compelling works of new music, there were several missed opportunities in the presentation of the program itself that could have gone a long way to making the music more accessible. Given ...

Who knew? Scientists say sharks prefer jazz to classical - WoodwardNews.net

Classical music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:27

WoodwardNews.net

Who knew? Scientists say sharks prefer jazz to classical
WoodwardNews.net
It seems these denizens of the deep dig improvisation over the more structured stylings of classical music. Scientists at Australia's Macquarie University discovered the preference while studying how baby Port Jackson sharks respond to sounds when they ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Legends And Fairy Tales - WSHU

Classical music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:11

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Legends And Fairy Tales
WSHU
Dvorak and Janacek didn't have specific stories in mind for their Legends and Fairy Tale, so you can tell your own story as you enjoy both pieces tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

Concert reivew: Le Concert Royal de la Nuit - The Times

Baroque music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:02

The Times

Concert reivew: Le Concert Royal de la Nuit
The Times
Whatever the musical wonders of a recent wedding in Windsor, they couldn't have topped the feast offered here in Westminster — music for which a reigning monarch, admittedly one who was only 14, once got up and danced. The London Festival of Baroque ...

Live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio: Guitarist Michael Poll Plays Bach, May 24 at 12:10 PM - WRTI

JS Bach - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:28

WRTI

Live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio: Guitarist Michael Poll Plays Bach, May 24 at 12:10 PM
WRTI
Classical guitarist Michael Poll has been engaged in a labor of love with J.S. Bach's music for over two years. His new album 7-String Bach is the culmination of his “Bach Project,” launched through a highly successful Kickstarter campaign. Join us on ...

Tafelmusic: Bach's engaging hits and memories - The Australian

JS Bach - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:09

The Australian

Tafelmusic: Bach's engaging hits and memories
The Australian
As on previous occasions, this was more a multimedia performance than a concert, focusing on the life and times of JS Bach. Narrator Blair Williams, assisted by projected images and video footage, led the audience through aspects of Bach's life in ...

Top 6 Music Festival in Burgundy 2018 - FranceToday.com

Baroque music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:46

FranceToday.com

Top 6 Music Festival in Burgundy 2018
FranceToday.com
No, baroque music is not reserved for an insider audience, especially when it can be heard in a sumptuous setting such as the Hospices de Beaune and the Romanesque Notre-Dame Basilica. Come on, and try it! Put on a pretty evening dress or suit (or not, ...

Organ Masterpieces from the Lady Chapel of Westminster Abbey - Westminster Abbey (press release)

JS Bach - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:28

Westminster Abbey (press release)

Organ Masterpieces from the Lady Chapel of Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey (press release)
The Abbey's Organist and Master of the Choristers puts the Lady Chapel Organ through its paces in a recital programme of Bach, Purcell, Handel and others. The 13-stop organ, commissioned in honour of the sixtieth anniversary of The Queen's Coronation, ...

Abbey Spectacular! - Westminster Abbey (press release)

JS Bach - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:28

Westminster Abbey (press release)

Abbey Spectacular!
Westminster Abbey (press release)
Abbey Spectacular! Daniel Cook plays a collection of classic organ music on the grand organ of Westminster Abbey. Abbey Spectacular! Walton (arr McKie) Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre Js Bach (arr Cook) Air on G String Js Bach Toccata and Fugue in ...

An Abbey welcome to Holy Week and Easter - Westminster Abbey (press release)

JS Bach - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:28

An Abbey welcome to Holy Week and Easter
Westminster Abbey (press release)
On Tuesday 27th March at 6.30pm James O'Donnell, the Abbey's Organist and Master of the Choristers, conducts the Abbey Choir with members of Westminster Under School choir and St James' Baroque in a performance of J.S. Bach's St Matthew Passion, ...

Classical Music Highlight: Shostakovich Inspired by Bach - WSHU

Classical music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 01:18

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Shostakovich Inspired by Bach
WSHU
Dmitri Shostakovch was so impressed by a young woman's performance of Bach's Well Tempered Clavier, that he wrote her a set of preludes and fugues of her very own. We'll enjoy one of them today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+ ...

A Very Salonen Send-Off For CSO Composers-In-Residence - The Chicago Maroon

Baroque music - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:43

The Chicago Maroon

A Very Salonen Send-Off For CSO Composers-In-Residence
The Chicago Maroon
“I think it might be very misguiding to the listener to say that this piece is a contemporary take on Baroque music,” Adams said. “I suppose my desire to engage with these formal conceits is rooted in my interest in framing them as psychological ...

Bezuidenhout displays rare artistry and insight with Freiburg Baroque Orchestra - New York Classical Review

Baroque music - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:48

New York Classical Review

Bezuidenhout displays rare artistry and insight with Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
New York Classical Review
That was just one of the pleasures Saturday night in Alice Tully Hall, where the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout played a program of Haydn, Mozart, and Johann Christian Bach. One continually felt that the music, ...

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