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The Bakersfield Californian

From classical to Korn: Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame honoring inductees in variety of genres
The Bakersfield Californian
The Hall of Fame is answering the question with next Wednesday's next group of honorees, which include two jazz musicians (one of whom is also recognized as a classical music composer), one of the Metropolitan Opera's most revered performers, ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 15:02

Hot air balloon festival, Pan Masters top best bets
Fauquier Now
The Pan Masters Steel Orchestra will play interpretations of Stevie Wonder, the Beatles, J.S. Bach and others for audience members on the lawn of the Warren Green Building. Other entertainment options in Fauquier include the hot air balloon festival ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:11

Classic FM

Shortlist for Gramophone Awards 2017 revealed
Classic FM
The nominees include mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato for her album In War and Peace, pianist Murray Perahia for his recording of J.S. Bach's French Suites and the LSO – Classic FM's Orchestra in the City of London – for a recording of works by Thomas ...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 06:57

Houston Public Media

Classical Classroom, Episode 41: Pretty Pattern Preludes With Karim Al-Zand (rerun)
Houston Public Media
We're rerunning this episode of the podcast in honor of Karim Al-Zand's recent premiere of the new work, “The Prisoner,” at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California. The piece was inspired by the writings of a Guantanamo ...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:17

Albany Times Union

Picks Of The Week
Albany Times Union
Also on the program when Teicher and his dancers take the stage at PS21 this weekend: "Meet Ella," an homage to Ella Fitzgerald that he performs with swing and jazz dancer Nathan Bugh; and "Variations," which pairs tap dancing with J.S. Bach's ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 13:07

Organ concert set for August 25
Rappahannock Record
Grace Episcopal Church music director Agnes French will present an organ concert on the church's Parsons pipe organ at 7 p.m. August 25 at the church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock. The program will include organ masterpieces by J. S. Bach, Felix ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Inside Chineke!, Britain's first BME Orchestra: 'Young classical musicians of colour have no role models'
Telegraph.co.uk
Charlotte Barbour Condini, an 18-year-old violinist in Chineke! who is about to study at the Royal Academy of Music, says: “Gifted black kids… have to be exposed to classical music and if schools aren't doing it, and they don't hear it at home, that's ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 02:01

Houston Public Media

Classical Classroom, Episode 41: Pretty Pattern Preludes With Karim Al-Zand (rerun)
Houston Public Media
We're rerunning this episode of the podcast in honor of Karim Al-Zand's recent premiere of the new work, “The Prisoner,” at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California. The piece was inspired by the writings of a Guantanamo ...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:17

what's up

Classical Mystery Tour revives Beatles classics with live symphony
what's up
Audience members will have the chance to hear songs like “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” with a live horns section and “Eleanor Rigby” with strings. The show was founded by Jim Owen, who was introduced to classical music as a kid. Growing up ...
Experience the Beatles at Riverfront Pops this SaturdayQuad City Times

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:57

The Guardian

Dale Sorensen to perform at The Kirk on Thursday
The Guardian
The program includes transcriptions of a vocal aria by J.S. Bach and a cello sonata by Antonio Vivaldi, as well as original works for trombone/euphonium by the Belgian romantic composer Joseph Jongen and Canadian composers Howard Cable and Barbara ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 08:02

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific August 15, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for Tuesday, August 15th 2017, on HPR 2. Your host for today is Judy Anderson. Today's episode will feature music of Schumann, Erlebach, Dvorak and Beethoven. And you will also be hearing Judy on Thursday's and Friday's ...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 17:22

Foothills Music Club gets a rave
Tryon Daily Bulletin
Known for his affinity for baroque music, he proved he was equally at home in the more modern idiom of Debussy. I asked him if the tux was rented, and he said that, no, he bought it. Good move. He'll need it many times before he outgrows it. Next was ...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:05

WPLN

Opponents Of Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust In Tennessee Capitol Are In For A Lengthy Debate
WPLN
Activists calling for the removal of a prominent Confederate statue are now in for a lengthy wait. Gov. Bill Haslam said earlier this week that he believes a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest on display in the Capitol should be moved, but it could be half ...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:28

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Ohlsson to sample from his vast repertoire
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Ohlsson will bring to Jackson a few slices from across the world of piano music, performing J.S. Bach, Karol Szymanowski and Frederic Chopin tonight, Scriabin on Thursday, and Mozart on Friday and Saturday. “Szymanowski is an underrated composer,” he ...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 07:15

Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time
Performances will include J. S. Bach's “Magnificat” and Mozart's “Great Mass in C Minor” in March; in May will be a jazz concert featuring the best of Duke Ellington's “Sacred Concerts.” For more information, visit the Greenwich Choral Society's ...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:33

C&G Newspapers

Unexpected settings and collaborators shake up classical music concerts
C&G Newspapers
Through his Detroit Sessions and Detroit Secret Sessions concerts, Moshchuk — who now divides his time between Detroit and Rome, where he's studying music at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia — is looking for ways to introduce classical music ...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:06

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