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French Baroque back in vogue at the National Concert Hall - Irish Times

Baroque music - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:15

Irish Times

French Baroque back in vogue at the National Concert Hall
Irish Times
This is already an annus mirabilis for the work of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) in Ireland. The appearance of his music at the start of the month in an RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra concert has been followed by an even more ...

You Can Now Smoke Weed While Listening to Live Classical Music, and the Unemployment Rate is Incredibly Low - Willamette Week

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:25

Willamette Week

You Can Now Smoke Weed While Listening to Live Classical Music, and the Unemployment Rate is Incredibly Low
Willamette Week
For years, it's been the most disproportionate punishment in Portland. Hop on a MAX train without a $2.50 ticket and TriMet will levy a $175 fine on the first offense. But that draconian rule could soon end. Two transit police officers patrol a MAX ...

Bach Choir Of Bethlehem Performs For First Time On State Theatre Stage - Broadway World

JS Bach - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:58

Bach Choir Of Bethlehem Performs For First Time On State Theatre Stage
Broadway World
Two Lehigh Valley arts communities, both with significant histories, coming together to present this to the community - it's going to be a breathtaking evening," says Bridget George, executive director of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem. "The Bach Choir ...

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Assads And Avital Astonish - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

JS Bach - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:53

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Assads And Avital Astonish
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
The wide-ranging program opened with J.S. Bach and Joseph Haydn—selections from Bach's Sonata in E Major for Violin and Keyboard BWV 1016 and the complete Haydn Sonata No. 50 for Piano in D Major, Hob. XVI:37. They were both, as were many of the other ...

Review: Emory Chamber gathers Atlanta's Juilliard School alumni for a celebration - ArtsATL

JS Bach - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:48

ArtsATL

Review: Emory Chamber gathers Atlanta's Juilliard School alumni for a celebration
ArtsATL
After that extroverted opening, a more inward-looking, intimate Baroque selection followed, the “Prelude” from J.S. Bach's unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, performed by cellist Christopher Rex, accompanied by dancer Lee Harper. A ...

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Local Media

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:39

Tucson Local Media

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Local Media
TSO performances take place at the Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave., unless otherwise noted. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody. Vadym Kholodenko, a Ukrainian pianist who won the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, is making his TSO debut with ...

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Local Media

Baroque music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:39

Tucson Local Media

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Local Media
Musica Pacifica. One of the premier American Baroque ensembles, Music Pacifica has been gracing the world with recordings and performances since 1990. At this program, “Dancing in the Isles,” they present a sample of the 17th and 18th century music of ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM - WRTI

Baroque music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:40

WRTI

The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM
WRTI
Our concert broadcast will open with this Ruth Crawford Seeger work, long admired by guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, in its first Philadelphia Orchestra performance. As for Alban Berg himself, his last completed composition is his masterful ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM - WRTI

JS Bach - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:40

WRTI

The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM
WRTI
Our concert broadcast will open with this Ruth Crawford Seeger work, long admired by guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, in its first Philadelphia Orchestra performance. As for Alban Berg himself, his last completed composition is his masterful ...

San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:07

The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Symphony names Rafael Payare as its next music director
The San Diego Union-Tribune
From the opening bars of the Berlioz, which Payare conducted from memory without using a score, his command of the music was palpable. So was the strong chemistry he had with the orchestra, which soared in unison with him. Payare was equally impressive ...
Venezuelan Conductor Rafael Payare Named Music Director of San Diego SymphonyTimes of San Diego

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Olympic pairs figure skating shines spotlight on Canadian classical music - The Globe and Mail

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:49

The Globe and Mail

Olympic pairs figure skating shines spotlight on Canadian classical music
The Globe and Mail
And Canadian classical artists, perhaps out of humility or perhaps out of disinterest, often exclude their own country's music from their repertoire. If there's any occasion for bringing cultures and fan bases into one room, it's the Olympic Games. And ...

Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage - NPR

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:00

NPR

Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage
NPR
Classical music has plenty of infamous fictional couples: Dido and Aeneas, Mimì and Rodolfo, and of course, Romeo and Juliet. "The thing about fictional love stories in music is that, especially in opera, most of them end very badly, you know, with the ...

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Chris Hillman Talks New Album, Tom Petty, and Thomas Fire - Santa Barbara Independent

JS Bach - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 03:01

Santa Barbara Independent

Chris Hillman Talks New Album, Tom Petty, and Thomas Fire
Santa Barbara Independent
Chris Hillman is a national treasure. Along with fellow founding members of the Byrds — Gene Clark, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, and Michael Clarke — Hillman pioneered jingle-jangly folk rock in the 1960s by melding elements from the music of Bob ...

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When a Jazz Musician Shook Up Classical Music - OZY

Classical music - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:01

OZY

When a Jazz Musician Shook Up Classical Music
OZY
A racially mixed audience settled into the red velvet seats of Carnegie Hall, their faces gazing up at the gilded proscenium in a mirror image of the orchestral piece they were about to hear: Duke Ellington's “Black, Brown and Beige.” It was Jan. 23 ...

Young duo to bring international music to Tree of Life UU worship Feb. 18 - Chicago Daily Herald

Baroque music - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 21:14

Chicago Daily Herald

Young duo to bring international music to Tree of Life UU worship Feb. 18
Chicago Daily Herald
The Hanauta Duo presents a variety of styles, transcribing music from both traditional and classical music from baroque to modern origins. Last fall, they released their first album, "Songs from the Motherland." Having received her primary education in ...

7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling - Chico Enterprise-Record

Classical music - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:43

7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling
Chico Enterprise-Record
7-Eleven tries classical music to discourage loiterering, panhandling. The downtown Chico 7-Eleven has started playing classical musical all day and night to discourage panhandling and loitering. Dani Anguiano — Enterprise-Record. By Dani Anguiano ...

English National Ballet, Turin Opera top Harris Theater's 2018-19 season - Chicago Tribune

Baroque music - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:28

Chicago Tribune

English National Ballet, Turin Opera top Harris Theater's 2018-19 season
Chicago Tribune
Other highlights of the upcoming Harris season — the first to have been curated entirely by Barretto — include the return of Italy's Teatro Regio Torino opera company, presenting a concert performance of Verdi's “I Vespri Siciliani” under music ...

Chattanooga Bach Choir 2017-18 Barnett & Company Cantata Series Presents Music For The Lenten Season Feb. 18 - The Chattanoogan

JS Bach - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:05

Chattanooga Bach Choir 2017-18 Barnett & Company Cantata Series Presents Music For The Lenten Season Feb. 18
The Chattanoogan
The program opens with Dietrich Buxtehude's Canzonetta in D minor for organ performed by the Bach Choir's accompanist, Karla Fowkes," officials said. The Chattanooga Bach Choir's Barnett & Company Cantata Series explores J.S. Bach's more than 200 ...

Ranking the best Marvel Studios movie soundtracks - Syfy Wire

Baroque music - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 15:57

Syfy Wire

Ranking the best Marvel Studios movie soundtracks
Syfy Wire
It shows up unexpectedly in pieces like "The True Purpose of the Sorcerer," "Sanctimonious Sanctum Sacking," "Strange Days Ahead," and "Go For Baroque," the latter two being pieces that beautifully showcase the magic that can be accomplished when a ...

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World-class pianist Anthony Molinaro to play at Blake Library - TCPalm

JS Bach - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 15:26

TCPalm

World-class pianist Anthony Molinaro to play at Blake Library
TCPalm
He has released five albums, including "The Bach Sessions," featuring J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations and F Minor and A Major Concertos with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton. His highly anticipated ...

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