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Did you want to commemorate Armistice Day? Classical music thinks you should. - Washington Post

Classical music - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:59

Washington Post

Did you want to commemorate Armistice Day? Classical music thinks you should.
Washington Post
It was the end of innocence, the end of a particular world order and the end, more or less, of the time when “classical music,” as many people think of it, was written. World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday. And although the United States, which ...

More young Russians going to classical music events, says renowned pianist Matsuev - TASS

Classical music - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:49

More young Russians going to classical music events, says renowned pianist Matsuev
TASS
NEW-YORK, November 9. /TASS /. A unique phenomenon in the world of culture is occurring in Russia, and a great boost to the classical music audience, piano virtuoso and honored artist of Russia, Denis Matsuev, told TASS ahead of his 12th sole ...

Regional Youth Symphony Fall Concert Is Nov. 18 - Jamestown Post Journal

JS Bach - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 02:19

Jamestown Post Journal

Regional Youth Symphony Fall Concert Is Nov. 18
Jamestown Post Journal
Classical compositions in the diverse program include J.S. Bach's “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring,” Ralph Vaughan Williams's Prelude to the 1941 film 49th Parallel, and “The Great Gate of Kiev” from the suite Pictures at an Exhibition by Moussorgsky. On a ...

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Venerable Festival Of New American Music Offers 'A New Kind Of Beauty' - Capital Public Radio News

Baroque music - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:59

Capital Public Radio News

Venerable Festival Of New American Music Offers 'A New Kind Of Beauty'
Capital Public Radio News
“When we say 'New American Music' that's about all these things have in common… it's just sort of like we're not trying to define it,” says Blumberg. “New music is inspired by different styles and traditions from all over the world. It tends to grow ...

Classical Music Highlight: Right Place, Right Time - WSHU

Classical music - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:05

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Right Place, Right Time
WSHU
American GI John Delancie arrived at Richard Strauss's home to commission an oboe concerto just as Nazis were questioning Strauss's identity. Delancie vouched for Strauss, and in return recieved the gorgeous concerto we'll enjoy today. Tags: classical ...

8 arts picks for Portland dance, classical music and art aficionados - OregonLive.com

Classical music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:01

OregonLive.com

8 arts picks for Portland dance, classical music and art aficionados
OregonLive.com
Here are our picks for Portland-area arts events for Nov. 9-15. PDX Contemporary Ballet.Cloth.jpg. Andy Batt. "Cloth". PDX Contemporary Ballet is building its 2018-19 season around the image of a white dress. The season opener, “Cloth,” represents a ...

Pianist Raja Rahman to perform at Little White Church Nov. 10 - Conway Daily Sun

JS Bach - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:54

Conway Daily Sun

Pianist Raja Rahman to perform at Little White Church Nov. 10
Conway Daily Sun
10 begins with J.S. Bach's “Italian Concerto,” which was originally written for harpsichord but has found a home on the modern piano. Bach's admiration of Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi is evident throughout the piece's rapid dynamic shifts and ...

Free CAMA Concert Features Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Mandolinist Avi Avital - Noozhawk

Baroque music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:29

Free CAMA Concert Features Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Mandolinist Avi Avital
Noozhawk
The Community Arts Music Association (CAMA) of Santa Barbara will present a free community concert featuring renowned mandolin soloist Avi Avital and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra performing works by Italian Baroque master Antonio Vivaldi, ...

'Beautiful music' and more when Ensemble Caprice plays - Regina Leader-Post

Baroque music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:04

'Beautiful music' and more when Ensemble Caprice plays
Regina Leader-Post
“It's not just beautiful music.” Ensemble Caprice features Maute and Sophie Lariviere (recorder), Susie Napper (violoncello), David Jacques (baroque guitar) and Ziya Tabassian (percussion). Tickets, $35 adults and $15 for ages 35 and under, are on sale ...

Filmmakers chronicle tuba player's journey from Sandtown to the symphony - Washington Post

Baroque music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:47

Washington Post

Filmmakers chronicle tuba player's journey from Sandtown to the symphony
Washington Post
He's particularly passionate about baroque music (he has transcribed works of Bach for the tuba), along with the works of Wagner, Bruckner and Mahler. “I don't think I'm exceptionally talented,” White says. “I just work my butt off. I still practice ...

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

Classical music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

8 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. 'THE CREATION' at Alice Tully Hall (Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.). William Christie, stylish in everything he conducts, leads Les Arts Florissants in Haydn's ...

Chamber Project St. Louis diversifies the voices of classical music, Nov. 16 concert features work by a woman, black ... - St. Louis American

Classical music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:50

St. Louis American

Chamber Project St. Louis diversifies the voices of classical music, Nov. 16 concert features work by a woman, black ...
St. Louis American
Aquino's piece will be performed as a world premiere; the other compositions are new to Chamber Project St. Louis – and, possibly, to St. Louis, one of the nation's strongest cities for classical music, though little work by women or composers of color ...

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Classical Music Highlight: Daphnis' Daring Rescue - WSHU

Classical music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:04

Classical Music Highlight: Daphnis' Daring Rescue
WSHU
When his beloved Chloe is captured by pirates, Daphnis enlists some helpful gods to help rescue her. We'll enjoy Ravel's ballet Daphnis and Chloe tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Boulder Bach Festival returns to the B-Minor Mass, but differently - Boulder Weekly

JS Bach - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:59

Boulder Weekly

Boulder Bach Festival returns to the B-Minor Mass, but differently
Boulder Weekly
Conductor Zachary Carrettin and the Boulder Bach Festival return to one of J.S. Bach's masterworks of their repertoire on Sunday (Nov. 11), the Mass in B minor. But if you heard it the last time they performed the same work, in 2015, you should know ...

Get Your Own – 11.08.18 - Pasadena Weekly

Baroque music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:07

Pasadena Weekly

Get Your Own – 11.08.18
Pasadena Weekly
Youth Baroque orchestra Kontrapunktus performs a concert, “The Bachs,” commemorating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and three of his sons, as well as performing new Baroque music by the group's Composer-in Residence Mark Moya. It starts at 8 ...

What was Bach's IQ and was he really a genius? - Classic FM

JS Bach - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 07:12

Classic FM

What was Bach's IQ and was he really a genius?
Classic FM
By replacing each letter of Bach's name with its number equivalent in the alphabet, Bach's name translates into 2+1+3+8=14. Bach's playful manipulation of the number 14, for example in the 14 canons of the Goldberg Variations, occurs time and time ...

Classical Music Highlight: "Hello, Sunshine!" - WSHU

Classical music - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:14

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: "Hello, Sunshine!"
WSHU
If a little sunshine is all it takes to make your day better, you'll love Arnold Bax.s Dance in the Sunlight today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

Old Globe artistic chief Barry Edelstein helming a marriage of classical music and theater with LA Phil's "Tempest' - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Classical music - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:36

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Old Globe artistic chief Barry Edelstein helming a marriage of classical music and theater with LA Phil's "Tempest'
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Just a few months ago, San Diego's Old Globe staged an outdoor production of “The Tempest” as the opener to its annual Shakespeare Festival. Now, the Balboa Park theater has a hand in a much different, even larger-scale “Tempest” that's about to blow ...

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Lute virtuosos Ronn McFarlane and Paul O'Dette to perform at Saint James - LancasterOnline

Baroque music - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:03

LancasterOnline

Lute virtuosos Ronn McFarlane and Paul O'Dette to perform at Saint James
LancasterOnline
Ronn McFarlane fell in love with Renaissance and baroque music while a college student. While the music he was playing was arranged for the guitar, he wondered how the pieces would sound played on the instrument they originally were intended for: the ...

Taking 'Notes': MPR series brings classical music into the schools - Bemidji Pioneer

Classical music - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:25

Bemidji Pioneer

Taking 'Notes': MPR series brings classical music into the schools
Bemidji Pioneer
A pair of classical music performers posed that question to a roomful of Northern Elementary students on Wednesday: Guitarist Joe Spoelstra plodded between a handful of notes and, to his right, Alyssa Anderson sang about "one who stretches like a ...

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