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Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre
The viola da gamba, a mainstay of Baroque music, is generally considered a refined, delicate instrument. But the buoyant, joyous vigour of Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's production, Lixsania and the Labyrinth, takes the pre-industrial instrument on ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 19:16

Opera Atelier to make Chicago debut with French Baroque double bill
Chicago Classical Review
The many masters of Baroque music—composers who flourished throughout Europe between 1600 and 1750, and whose work was a foundational element of the Classical era that followed—hardly need an introduction: Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:02

Fort Jackson 282nd Army Band performs free concert for Veterans Day
The concert featured music for brass and organ by J.S. Bach, Aaron Copland, Marcel Dupre' and Maurice Durufle'. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Local News. Tags: Army Band, Fort Jackson. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · Email; More ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 15:06

Columbia University (press release)

Columbia Celebrates Opening of Institute for Ideas and Imagination
Columbia University (press release)
Frédérique Vidal, France's Minister of Higher Education, gave remarks at the afternoon program marking the opening of the Institute. Guests also were treated to a performance of Baroque music by William Christie and Les Arts Florissants and a ...

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Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:26


Classical Music + Tango = Astor Piazzolla's Tangazo!
He'd also discovered Bach, classical music, and jazz, and was composing. He even went to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger. "He went to become a serious composer," says Harth-Bedoya, "and he was told, 'Do what you're doing, you are unique! Piazzola ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:30


Classical Album of the Week: The Gershwin Moment with Kirill Gerstein
November 12, 2018: Growing up in the Soviet Union, Kirill Gerstein studied classical music and taught himself jazz before coming to America to study both genres. His latest CD includes both classical and popular works by George Gershwin.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 15:25


Classical Music Highlight: The Snow Is Flying
This evening we'll enjoy Offenbach's The Snow is Coming, written as part of a stage production of the Jules Verne classic, From the Earth to the Moon. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:59


Kirkwood Helped Chart Course of Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Melanoma
His mother, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers have worked as professional musicians, and he was as fascinated with music as he was with science. Kirkwood wanted to pursue both his passions in college, which is how a New York City kid wound up going to college ...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:43