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San Francisco Classical Voice

Philharmonia Baroque Go for Glory; Los Cenzontles Go Baroque
San Francisco Classical Voice
Los Cenzontles founder Eugene Rodriguez, who studied with S.F. Conservatory guitarist David Tanenbaum, conceived of the project, which fits well with a number of recent releases in early music connecting traditional folk music to Baroque and earlier ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 20:25

Yes! Weekly

The Importance of Pianist Kun Woo Paik on Display July 21 at Eastern Music Festival
Yes! Weekly
[GREENSBORO, N.C.] – It is one thing for an artist to be popular and acclaimed and successful; it is quite another to be considered by peers, pundits and the public alike as important. Kun Woo Paik is universally regarded as one of the most important ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 15:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: A Little Summer Star Gazing
WSHU
Tonight we'll look to the heavens, as we enjoy Bartok's piece for children, Stars, Stars Brightly Shine and Holst's suite, The Planets. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:16

Classical-Music.com

An interview with Joshua Bell
Classical-Music.com
Music on film has always been hugely popular, and often people's way into orchestral music is through soundtracks. It works so well with films where the music really drives the action, particularly John Williams's scores. In the case of The Red Violin ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:37

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Chamber Music Society Brings the Brass for Season Opener
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Monday's concert (set to repeat Tuesday evening at the Chilmark Community Center) took audience members on an all-terrain tour of brass repertoire from three centuries: the 18th (J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart), 20th (Duke Ellington, Astor Piazzolla and ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 16:29

Portland Chamber Music Festival 25th Anniversary Season
Maine Public
Bach, Brahms, and "Paganiniana" Thursday, August 16 at 7:30 pm J.S. Bach — Cantata, BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen David Ludwig — Paganiniana for Solo Violin and Chamber Ensemble (Maine Premiere) Brahms — Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 14:58

New Scientist

Ever ran screaming from a concert? Keaton Henson has a treat in store
New Scientist
How did you go about composing Six Lethargies? KH I kept asking myself, what's the exact opposite of what I'm trying to achieve? It's probably baroque music, because that's all about resolving tension, again and again. It delivers these constant hits ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:55

Billy Penn

Classical music is overwhelmingly male. This new Temple summer camp aims to change that.
Billy Penn
Despite the apparent prominence of stars like Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Charli XCX and Beyoncé, the number of women who have achieved critical success in the music world is low. Per a January study by the University of Southern California, women ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 09:49

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