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Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Weekly

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:11

Tucson Weekly

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Weekly
Kabalevsky's Colas Breugnon Overture kicks off the evening like it kicks off the comic opera itself: with a rousing rhythm to get you geared up for the night ahead. J.S. Bach International Violin Competition gold medalist Rachel Barton Pine follows it ...

Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants - Daily Free Press

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:31

Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants
Daily Free Press
Music and arts organizations in Massachusetts received $1097500 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts this year to help fund community projects. Over $400000 of this amount was given to music programs across the state.

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African-American presence growing 'slowly but surely' in classical music, say visiting musicians - St. Louis Public Radio

Classical music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:26

African-American presence growing 'slowly but surely' in classical music, say visiting musicians
St. Louis Public Radio
McGill started playing as a young child on the south side of Chicago, where his parents exposed him and his brother – now the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic – to a wide variety of visual art, dance and music. That exposure is ...

Signature Symphony plays favorites for 40th season - Tulsa World (blog)

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:39

Tulsa World (blog)

Signature Symphony plays favorites for 40th season
Tulsa World (blog)
1979, when founder Barry Epperley led what was then called the Tulsa Little Symphony in a program titled "Bach & Sons, Inc.," which included music by Johann Sebastian Bach, his son C.P.E. Bach and the musical satirist Peter Schickele, better known as P ...

Recital series helps observe Lenten season - The Bakersfield Californian

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:32

The Bakersfield Californian

Recital series helps observe Lenten season
The Bakersfield Californian
March 8: Organist Eric Holderman, from First United Methodist Church, will perform works by J.S. Bach and Handel, along with settings of such traditional hymns as “All Creatures of Our God and King,” and “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” March 15 ...

Presenting Sezi Seskir, fortepiano, and Lucy Russell, violin - Penn State News

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:37

Presenting Sezi Seskir, fortepiano, and Lucy Russell, violin
Penn State News
She was a junior exhibitioner at the Royal Academy of Music, going on to take music degrees at the University of York where she gave the first British performance of the Norwegian composer Alfred Janson's violin concerto "Forspil," based on Hardanger ...

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert - urbanmilwaukee

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:55

urbanmilwaukee

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert
urbanmilwaukee
This is their fifth appearance in Milwaukee. The Flanders Recorder Quartet will perform early this Saturday evening at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Bart Spanhove, Paul Van Loey and Joris Van Goethem are original members. Tom Beets joined the group 12 ...

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert - urbanmilwaukee

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:41

urbanmilwaukee

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert
urbanmilwaukee
Works by Johann Herman Schein, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and J S Bach will represent the Baroque era. Spanhove finds works by J S Bach particularly easy to adapt for recorder quartet. The quartet will play two major works Bach arranged, Passacaglia ...

Opera Rara 2017-18 Review – The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Michael Nyman's Opera About Madness ... - OperaWire

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:25

OperaWire

Opera Rara 2017-18 Review – The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Michael Nyman's Opera About Madness ...
OperaWire
Since 2009 Opera Rara has been bringing obscure operatic works to the resplendent royal city of Kraków in Poland. Even though this year's Opera Rara Festival included works by Charpentier, Gluck, Purcell and John Blow (the latter performed by John Butt ...

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach's “Goldberg Variations” - Washington Classical Review

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:03

Washington Classical Review

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach's “Goldberg Variations”
Washington Classical Review
Alexandre Tharaud released a curious recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations in 2015, around the time of his last recital in Washington. Washington Performing Arts brought the French pianist back on Tuesday to play the complete work at the Kennedy ...

Wine and waffles in Titusville, barbecue at EFSC in Melbourne and gin at Margaux - Florida Today

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:37

Florida Today

Wine and waffles in Titusville, barbecue at EFSC in Melbourne and gin at Margaux
Florida Today
Acknowledged as a rising star on the pipe organ, Philadelphia's Monica Czausz will perform on Advent Lutheran Church's 2,196-pipe organ at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25. Considered among the top 20 organists under 30, Czausz has earned first prize at ...

Handel and Haydn Society to Receive $45000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts - PR Newswire (press release)

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:05

Handel and Haydn Society to Receive $45000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
PR Newswire (press release)
The grant will support H+H's premiere of Hercules, described as "the crowning glory of Baroque musical drama" by musicologist Paul Henry Lang. The performances, May 4 and 6 at Symphony Hall, will be led by Artistic Director Harry Christophers. "In ...

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Thursday: Michael Maccaferri & Willy Street Chamber Players - Wortfm

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:22

Thursday: Michael Maccaferri & Willy Street Chamber Players
Wortfm
At 7:26 Thursday morning clarinetist Michael Maccaferri joins Madison's Willy Street Chamber Players in a performance of Osvaldo Golijov's 1994 work “The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind”, recorded by WORT last July 28 at Immanuel Lutheran Church ...

Pianist Hugh Keelan, violinist Gudrun Weeks to perform - Commons

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:21

Pianist Hugh Keelan, violinist Gudrun Weeks to perform
Commons
Classical by Intention: Bach, Stravinsky and Fauré will feature Hugh Keelan on piano and Gudrun Weeks on violin. The program includes the Duo Concertant by Igor Stravinsky, J.S. Bach's Concerto nach Italienischen Gusto ('Italian' Concerto) and Sonata ...

Music at Central concert series to feature Stephen Mallinger on Sunday - Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:18

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Music at Central concert series to feature Stephen Mallinger on Sunday
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
The Music at Central series continues on Sunday, Feb. 18, with pianist organist Stephen Mallinger as the featured performer. The concert is at 3 p.m. with admission by donation at the door. Mallinger appeared on the concert series two years ago playing ...

Classical CD Of The Week: Tasty Danishes (Piano Trio Edition) - Forbes

Classical music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:45

Classical CD Of The Week: Tasty Danishes (Piano Trio Edition)
Forbes
Trying to fill the gap in Danish music after the dominant figure Gade died in 1890 (and before it was eventually filled by Carl Nielsen) was Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller (1850-1926). His piano trio that opens the disc suggests that he was well enough ...

Miro Magloire Presents His New Chamber Ballet in Two World Premieres - Broadway World

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:28

Miro Magloire Presents His New Chamber Ballet in Two World Premieres
Broadway World
Miro Magloire presents his New Chamber Ballet in two world premieres, one to music by J.S. Bach and the second to music by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, created in collaboration with the Ekmeles vocal ensemble, February 16 & 17 at 8 PM in City ...

Ralph T. Mattson - Hartford Courant

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:02

Hartford Courant

Ralph T. Mattson
Hartford Courant
Central to the many joys of his life were his deep faith, his family, friends, teaching, and J. S. Bach. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Carolyn, four children and grandchildren, all whom he dearly loved: daughter Karyn Bigham and her husband ...

Music to the ears - shropshirestar.com

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:07

Music to the ears
shropshirestar.com
This year's Oswestry Youth Music Festival has attracted a record breaking 450 contestants, with more schools taking part and extra competitions launched. Competitions will include music from Baroque to songs from the shows with instruments from the ...

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ARTS NEWS: Piano concerts in Glasgow, Dalziel + Scullion to be John Muir artists - HeraldScotland

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:22

HeraldScotland

ARTS NEWS: Piano concerts in Glasgow, Dalziel + Scullion to be John Muir artists
HeraldScotland
J S Bach's 'The Well-Tempered Clavier' and Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues will be performed side-by-side in the series taking place at Glasgow's City Halls from 21 March. The first part of each concert will be devoted to Bach, the second to ...

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