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Classical Music Highlight: Tomas Svoboda Celebrates The Great Outdoors - WSHU

Classical music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:19

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Tomas Svoboda Celebrates The Great Outdoors
WSHU
Like fellow Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, contemporary composer Tomas Svoboda also has a love of the great outdoors. Tonight we'll enjoy his Symphony Number 1, Of Nature, written in the Pacific Northwest. Tags: classical music highlights.

New Documentary to Explore Classical Music World from Female Perspective - Broadway World

Classical music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:15

New Documentary to Explore Classical Music World from Female Perspective
Broadway World
An acclaimed American filmmaker David Donnelly announces his next feature-length documentary Forte, slated for international release in January 2019. The film explores the notion of success through the lens of three female musicians. Using classical ...

Classical Pacific, May 15, 2018: New Releases II - Hawaiipublicradio

JS Bach - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:13

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific, May 15, 2018: New Releases II
Hawaiipublicradio
You'll hear music by Schubert, Bartók, Brahms, Haydn, Philip Glass, Gaspar Sanz, CPE and JS Bach, Francisco José de Castro and Finn Mortensen. If any of the CDs interest you, you can get more information about them from the playlist, which is at the ...

Simone Dinnerstein dissects 'ravishingly… - The Mercury News

JS Bach - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:46

The Mercury News

Simone Dinnerstein dissects 'ravishingly…
The Mercury News
For Dinnerstein, Glass's music often recalls Bach. “I do think there's a certain similarity,” she said. “There's quite a lot left open — few interpretive markings, and even those that are written, I've come to realize that they're really not so ...

An unusual competition for young musicians - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Classical music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:07

Classical-Music.com (blog)

An unusual competition for young musicians
Classical-Music.com (blog)
The adjudicators may comment on the best place to stand; suggest a more appropriate height of a music stand and make better contact with the accompanist. The best of the lot however, is when the stand is removed altogether and a few bars are tried out ...

Playing Bach on the violin - OUPblog (blog)

Baroque music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:30

Playing Bach on the violin
OUPblog (blog)
Players who haven't yet scaled these heights are also keen to access his music and develop their understanding of Baroque playing techniques. One way to do this is from carefully-written arrangements—playing original pieces from across Bach's output ...

Playing Bach on the violin - OUPblog (blog)

JS Bach - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:30

Playing Bach on the violin
OUPblog (blog)
Listen to J. S. Bach – Sinfonia in D major: BWV 789, originally for keyboard, which David and I arranged for violin for an earlier anthology. Crisp and well-articulated bowing is a corner-stone of Baroque style; the two principal types are detaché and ...

Classical Music Highlight: A Fairy Tale from Richard Strauss - WSHU

Classical music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:08

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Fairy Tale from Richard Strauss
WSHU
With his Duet Concertino, Richard Strauss spins a fairy tale about a prince who's been enchanted into a bear, and the princess who rescues him. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio ...

Bach Collegium San Diego Announces 16th Season of Early Music - Times of San Diego

JS Bach - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:09

Times of San Diego

Bach Collegium San Diego Announces 16th Season of Early Music
Times of San Diego
The Bach Collegium San Diego has announced it's 16th season of early music, with works by Handel, Bach, and Purcell, some being performed for the first time locally. In a break with tradition, music director Ruben Valenzuela has added one modern ...

Concerts: Katy Perry, Paula Cole, Oak Baroque Chamber Ensemble, and Blood, Sweat & Tears - Ventura County Star

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:50

Ventura County Star

Concerts: Katy Perry, Paula Cole, Oak Baroque Chamber Ensemble, and Blood, Sweat & Tears
Ventura County Star
Music Through Time” Benefit Concert, featuring Just Peachy and Trevor Shor, May 19, Camarillo Skyway Playhouse. 805-432-5942; bpt.me/3368305. Midnight, BAT, Wormwitch and Pink Mist, May 21, Rock City Studios. 805-383-3555; rockcitystudios.net.

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REVIEW: Close Encounters With Music: ACRONYM Baroque String Band – May 12, 2018 - theberkshireedge.com

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:47

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REVIEW: Close Encounters With Music: ACRONYM Baroque String Band – May 12, 2018
theberkshireedge.com
Great Barrington — The ACRONYM Baroque string band turned in a set of dazzling early music performances on Saturday, May 12, at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Centerin the penultimate presentation of the 2017/2018 season by Close Encounters With ...

Toronto Masque Theatre's goodbye show celebrated its finest work - Toronto Star

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:03

Toronto Star

Toronto Masque Theatre's goodbye show celebrated its finest work
Toronto Star
Composer Andrew Downing's beguiling The Springtime Is for Us was followed by a powerful dance duo by Brochard and Lacoursiere (it wrapped Baroque music and dance forms in modern choreography). The evening ended with composer James Rolfe's ...

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Electric Citizen, Fragments of God and More Get Psyched at Far Out Fest - Nashville Scene

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:52

Nashville Scene

Electric Citizen, Fragments of God and More Get Psyched at Far Out Fest
Nashville Scene
... Black Sabbath abstracted blues and pop into compositions that explored droning, one-chord (and no-chord) patterns, along with basic riffs that often had a sinister quality that was distantly derived from the Baroque music of the 17th and early 18th ...

Daniel Webster, longtime Inquirer classical music critic - Philly.com

Classical music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:46

Philly.com

Daniel Webster, longtime Inquirer classical music critic
Philly.com
The Inquirer's classical music critic from 1963 to 1999, Mr. Webster occupied his spot as Philadelphia commanded national and international attention through an orchestra that toured, recorded, and broadcasted widely. He retired as classical music was ...

London Festival of Baroque Music, St John's, Smith Square — noble purity - Financial Times

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:19

Financial Times

London Festival of Baroque Music, St John's, Smith Square — noble purity
Financial Times
The risk feels especially acute at this time of year, when the London Festival of Baroque Music rolls into town. The festival is now in its 35th year (it may be more familiar under its original name of the Lufthansa Baroque Festival) and has retained ...

Classical Music Highlight: Everyone Gets A Workout - WSHU

Classical music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:11

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Everyone Gets A Workout
WSHU
In the Concerto No. 7 for Orchestra by Alan Hovhaness, everyone gets to be a soloist! We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio ...

Lorenzo Carter, Giants rookie LB and classical music buff, making noise as Big Blue's towering cellist - New York Daily News

Classical music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:56

New York Daily News

Lorenzo Carter, Giants rookie LB and classical music buff, making noise as Big Blue's towering cellist
New York Daily News
Yet, behind the intimidating presence he brings on the field is a Renaissance man who has a passion for classical music off the field. While many players are usually blasting Drake after a game, Carter may be listening to the symphonies of Mozart or ...

Kraemer, Music of the Baroque wrap season with game of threes - Chicago Classical Review

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:14

Chicago Classical Review

Kraemer, Music of the Baroque wrap season with game of threes
Chicago Classical Review
Nicholas Kraemer's November program with Music of the Baroque featured Baroque double concertos and was entitled “Two's Company”; so, of course, his second program—the last of MOB's season—was dubbed “Three's a Crowd.” The concert, offered ...

Lauren Zhang wins BBC Young Musician of the Year - Classical-Music.com

Classical music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 07:11

Classical-Music.com

Lauren Zhang wins BBC Young Musician of the Year
Classical-Music.com
If the experiences of recent winners are anything to go by, the peformance opportunities will roll in too. Appearances at BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend in Coventry on 28 May and at the BBC Young Musician 40th-anniversary concert at the BBC Proms on ...

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Salish Sea Early Music Festival's Spring Baroque Festival - Islands' Sounder

Baroque music - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:32

Islands' Sounder

Salish Sea Early Music Festival's Spring Baroque Festival
Islands' Sounder
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Spring Baroque Festival, to include three contrasting performances of early orchestral and chamber music on period instruments at the Orcas Adventist Fellowship Church on Orcas Island. Admission to all ...

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