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Salt Lake Tribune

KBYU-TV will no longer be a PBS station in 2018 — and KBYU-FM will abandon classical music
Salt Lake Tribune
... on KUED-Channel 7. The transition for classical-music listeners will be more difficult; there are no other classical-music stations on regular AM or FM radio in Utah. (KUER has a classical-music feed, KUER3, that's available on HD radio or ...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 00:03

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Review: WV Symphony successfully goes for Baroque
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Organist David Donathan of Christ Church United Methodist then essayed J. S. Bach's “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565” on the Fisk organ in the back loft of the sanctuary. Donathan played keenly. Voices were clean and direct in the fugue, giving ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 19:41

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Week's best classical: Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja with the SPCO, piano superstar András Schiff
Minneapolis Star Tribune
He earned his reputation as one of the great J.S. Bach interpreters in the 1980s with his recordings of Bach's keyboard music. Sure enough, Schiff's performance of Bach's English Suite No. 6 is sure to be a highlight of this recital (unmissable for ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 15:00

STLtoday.com

Composition choices give entire orchestra chance to shine
STLtoday.com
The extended standing ovation by the audience was rewarded with a lovely, quiet encore — the Prelude in B minor by J. S. Bach. Several years ago the Robertson/Shaham family became friends with the composer Steven Mackey (at the time both families ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:36

Review: Collage Dance Collective brings ballet down to earth
Albany Times Union
"Left Unsaid," by Nicolo Fonte, with music by J.S. Bach, brings fresh energy to a perennial dance prop — the folding chair — while Shawn Hounsell's "Sweet" is marked by urgency and speed, isolations and tic-like repetitions. The score by Njo Kong Kie ...

Google News
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 20:47

Delving into details of Bach's Cello Suites
The Straits Times
This has been a bumper year in Singapore for the unaccompanied string music of J.S. Bach. So soon after Kam Ning and Loh Jun Hong's shared performance of all six Violin Sonatas And Partitas at The Arts House, the same venue hosted young Armenian ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 17:00

The Daily Star

No classical music festival this year
The Daily Star
The Bengal Classical Music Festival for this year has been cancelled, due to the unavailability of its venue, the Army Stadium. Bengal Foundation made the announcement in a press conference at the Westin Dhaka in the capital on Sunday. They issued a ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 14:10

Los Angeles Times

A masterpiece of Baroque painting, missing for more than a century, is hiding somewhere in LA
Los Angeles Times
... Mexican art interests of the late Southwest Museum director Carl S. Dentzel and his wife, Elisabeth Waldo, a violinist and scholar of pre-Columbian music. Five from the set are in a private collection in Monterrey, on loan to the city's Mexican ...

Google News
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 09:04

Atlantic Guitar Quartet to perform at Carroll Community College
Baltimore Sun
For the past seven years, the Atlantic Guitar Quartet has traveled the region, bringing a passion for classic music and a dedication to the work of living composers to music fans. Wednesday, the group will perform at Carroll Community College. The ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 20:01

HuffPost

State of the Classical Music Art, 1: Brooklyn Rider
HuffPost
Brooklyn Rider is an example of what can result in such a free-wheeling cultural environment. Everything is a project. They chose what they want to do. They morph across genres, building musical bridges as they go. They play music of the future as soon ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 16:43

The Boston Globe

Soprano Amanda Forsythe lifts mixed-bag Mozart from Boston Baroque
The Boston Globe
Friday evening at Jordan Hall, Boston Baroque kicked off its 2017-18 season with an all-Mozart program conducted by music director and founder Martin Pearlman, anchored by Harvard University professor emeritus Robert Levin's completion of the Requiem.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 13:33

Classical music and opera: run-ins with Weinsteins-in-tights
The Australian
“My impression is that some of the most vicious sexual pressures in the opera world are exerted by gay conductors, directors and administrators on good-looking young male singers,” writes Richard Morrison, the paper's classical music critic. I'm ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 09:02

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Review: WV Symphony successfully goes for Baroque
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Modern orchestras have generally left Baroque music to period-instrument specialists. So it was pleasant and a bit refreshing to hear the West Virginia Symphony tackle an all-Baroque concert Saturday night at Charleston's First Presbyterian Church.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 19:41

The Jerusalem Post

Presenting Monteverdi's 'Vespers'
The Jerusalem Post
That is why I decided to study lute, and then I started to discover this all wonderful Renaissance and early Baroque music, and it totally grabbed my attention,” he recounts. But since 2000, De Pozo has lived in Chile, and he also performs a classical ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 16:22

Prothom Alo (English)

Bengal classical music fest cancelled
Prothom Alo (English)
The sixth edition of the Bengal Classical Music Festival has been cancelled due to the unavailability of venue at the Army Stadium. Chairman of Bengal Foundation Abul Khair announced the cancellation of the festival at a press conference at a Dhaka ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 12:58

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Oct. 22-29: Berlioz, Philip Glass and more
Los Angeles Times
The Consul Long Beach Opera stages Gian Carlo Menotti's musical thriller; soprano Patricia Racette stars. Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, 14901 S. Inglewood Ave., Lawndale. Sun., 2:30 p.m. $49-$150. (562) 470-7464. Escher String Quartet with ...

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 09:00

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