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Jewish Post

Cello goddess Maya Beiser wants classical music to rock like Janis Joplin
Jewish Post
Most cellists — most classical musicians, for that matter — don't experiment with guitars and distortion pedals. But Beiser isn't your typical cellist, even if she's had a successful 30-year career playing classical music. She has performed solo at ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 19:15

New York Times

Singing and Chattering: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
In this passage, the four-piano pounding that dominates the piece begins to quiet, relax and widen into a few purely tender minutes, before tension and violence slowly reinfuse the music. Listen from the beginning to fully appreciate Eastman's tidal ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 12:26

Live Classics Anywhere You Turn
Omaha Reader
Dancing in, too, are parts of a J.S. Bach cello suite, arranged for viola and played by Brian Sherwood. During October, coming up river in the same spirit of joy in the same place is Saint Louis Brass. The five players offer, no surprise, a version of ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 08:24

Midland Daily News

Annual Lexington Bach Festival Sept. 14-17
Midland Daily News
"The theme of the festival is Bach, Baroque and Beyond. We're performing Baroque music by Handel and Rameau this year, as well as our traditional offerings of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, said John Thomas Dodson, music director of the festival, who ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 22:26

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific September 1, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for Friday, September 1, 2017, on HPR 2. Today we explore music of Brahms, Turina, Mozart, two Bachs and Jeff Peterson. Don't forget to vote for your favorite composer on our website, on our mobile app, or on our HPR ...

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Friday, September 1, 2017 - 17:53

Jewish Week

Cello Goddess Maya Beiser Wants Classical Music To Rock Like Janis Joplin
Jewish Week
Most cellists — most classical musicians, for that matter — don't experiment with guitars and distortion pedals. But Beiser isn't your typical cellist, even if she's had a successful 30-year career playing classical music. She has performed solo at ...

Google News
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 12:19

Nashville Public Radio's Music Service Is Now 91Classical
WPLN
After more than a year of quiet changes, Nashville Public Radio's classical service is now 91Classical. Careful listeners may have noticed more local classical music than ever before both in the form of live, in-studio performances by skilled Midstate ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 05:08

Midland Daily News

Annual Lexington Bach Festival Sept. 14-17
Midland Daily News
The 18th annual Bach Festival, presented by the Lexington Arts Council, is scheduled for Sept. 15-17 at various venues in Lexington and in Port Huron. "The theme of the festival is Bach, Baroque and Beyond. We're performing Baroque music by Handel and ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 22:26

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Gets Largest Gift in History
Los Angeles Business Journal
“Chamber music stirs very deep passions,” Warner Henry said in a statement. “We also have a very deep love for Baroque music. … Nobody exemplified the vitality and resonance of Baroque music better than our friend Allan Vogel.” Warner Henry has served ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 16:32

Hartford Courant

An Addictive, Contemporary Autumn Of Jazz And Classical Music
Hartford Courant
Classical music, whether you're talking centuries-old classics or contemporary works, asks you to put everything aside — thoughts, concerns, smartphones — and strap in. Think of it as a roller coaster for your ears: placid, slow climbs lead to ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 11:32

Why choose Malta?
Telegraph.co.uk
With a full calendar of annual events, whatever the time of year, there is plenty to do between enjoying the excellent local cuisine and relaxing in the almost ever-present sun. The range of events is extraordinary: from the Baroque Music Festival to ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 05:00

Perfect Way to End Your Summer: Korkyra Baroque Festival in Korčula
Total Croatia News
Starting from tomorrow, September 2, one such event is about to greet the guests with a ceremonial opening night: the Korkyra Baroque Festival on Korčula island. Launched in 2012 to promote both the local and the international musical heritage, the ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 21:11

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Performing Arts Calendar: Author visits, music concerts and theater events Sept. 3-9
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... Dvorak, Julie Thompson and Craig Siemsen, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, (262) 457-4399. Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum: Thistledown Thunders, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 3, Baroque Music Night, 7:30 p.m. Sept.

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 13:07

Forbes

Classical CD Of The Week: Wake Up To Bach Beyond "JS"
Forbes
In the alphabet-soup of Bach family member composers, there are always discoveries to be made away from the familiar and relatively familiar paths of Johann Sebastian and then, I suppose, Carl Philipp Emanuel (C.P.E.), and arguably Johann Christian ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 09:00

Houston Press

Bach and Piazzolla
Houston Press
Such an event, Mercury's Bach and Piazzolla, features a meshing of J.S. Bach's Art of the Fugue with Astor Piazzolla's tango nuevo in a sensory orchestral experience that includes bold lighting and robust image projections. Antoine Plante, Mercury ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 02:26

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra receives historic gift of $1.5 million
Los Angeles Times
“Chamber music stirs very deep passions,” Warner Henry said. “We also have a deep love for Baroque music and know so many others do as well. Both are core to the LACO experience, and nobody exemplified the vitality and resonance of Baroque and ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:30

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