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New York Times

Bristling Energy: The Best Classical Music Moments of the Week
New York Times
Despite Juilliard's ill-advised snipping of the work's crucial prologue, and despite a questionable interpolation at the end, the designs were stylish; the direction an apt evocation of the grand stylization of French classical theater; the cast and ...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:26

Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey schedules 2018-2019 performances
New Jersey Hills
The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ), under the direction of Maestro Robert W. Butts, has set dates and guest artists for its 2018-2019 performances. Thank you for reading! Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription ...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:35


Classical Music Highlight: Exotic Music From Far-Off Lands
Carl Nielsen had to use his imagination to create a sound-scape of the ancient Middle East for his exotic Aladdin Suite. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American ...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 01:08

Aptos Times

Santa Cruz Chorale: Handel, Bach, and Purcell
Aptos Times
The Santa Cruz Chorale concludes their 2017-2018 Saturday, April 28, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 at 4:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, 123 High Street, Santa Cruz. Tickets: General $25, Seniors $20, Students $5. Program: G.F. Handel, Blessed Are ...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 17:17


It May Be Baroque, But the Orpheum Can Handel This
Handel's Messiah, the soaring Baroque oratorio, typically resurfaces in churches and concert halls around Christmas or Easter, tracing the birth, death and resurrection of Christ in an immaculate, two-hour ascent to the "Hallelujah Chorus." Its ...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:52


Leonard Bernstein invented how we do modern classical music
Between 1958 and 1972, Leonard Bernstein presented 53 episodes of his pioneering Young People's Concerts on US television. In over 50 hours of broadcasting one moment stands out. It's in the episode entitled, unpromisingly, “What is a Mode?” Faced with ...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 08:51

OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: April 19-22, 2018 - OnMilwaukee
Welcome to the great Milwaukee weekend. As always, it's brought to you by OnMilwaukee and it's another exciting one with Earth Day, Bucks playoff games, MAM After Dark and much more. Dive in, make your list and get your weekend on.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 20:02

New York Times

7 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. LAWRENCE BROWNLEE at Zankel Hall (April 24, 7:30 p.m.). What to pair with Schumann's “Dichterliebe,” the classic first half of this recital from a fine ...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 17:00