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Roanoke Times

Standouts include 'Broadway A to Z' and Dr Pepper Day
Roanoke Times
This vocal music concert contrasts Handel's baroque music and vocal works by Philip Glass. The performance features the 15-member Les Violons du Roy and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. Taking its name from the renowned string orchestra of the ...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 00:02

Dee Snider helps classic-rock and classical music find common ground in 'Rocktopia'
“I want to stress to people that it's not rock music with an orchestra. This is different and it's an education for those who lean towards the classical and those who lean towards the rock stuff. This shows that both of these need to be respected; they ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 17:29

Symphony searching for rising young classical music stars - New Day NW
Symphony searching for rising young classical music stars - New Day NW. Cascade Symphony in Edmonds is looking for the next young classical music star. Last year's Rising Star winner, Felix Kim wows on the cello! Published: 12:59 PM PDT October 17, ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 16:06

Guitar World Magazine

Roger McGuinn Talks Byrds, Rickenbackers, New Album and Touring with Chris Hillman
Guitar World Magazine
He's a co-founder of Sixties pop-rock titans the Byrds, and his distinctive 12-string Rickenbacker jangle is one of the most influential and imitated guitar sounds of the past 53 years. Oh, his playing also inspired a Beatles song and he helped invent ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 13:05

French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance
ArtsHub UK
The BBC Singers and the Academy of Ancient Music perform choral music by Lully and are joined by dynamic South Asian dance company Akademi for a vibrant and contemporary interpretation of dances from Rameau's operas in the classical Indian dance ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 20:57

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
That was mostly due to his discovery of Renaissance and Baroque music, originally written for lute and arranged later for the guitar. “I gravitated toward the lute and wanted to hear how this music might have sounded on the instrument for which it was ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 17:24

Symphony searching for rising young classical music stars
Cascade Symphony in Edmonds is looking for the next rising young classical music star. The symphony has launched its annual Rising Star competition and is encouraging young performers to submit videos applications. Last year's Rising Star winner ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 16:04


Classical Music Highlight: Impressions By Debussy
Unwind tonight with Debussy's Nocturnes for Orchestra, which include impressions of clouds, festivals, and the haunting song of Sirens. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:54