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Seattle Weekly

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument
Seattle Weekly
The similarities between baroque music and jazz are obvious enough: the centrality of improvisation, of course; the freedom given to performers who extrapolate from lead sheets or figured bass lines rather than scores notated in full detail; the use of ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 04:59

Andras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, Performer
Broadway World
András Schiff will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform J.S. Bach's Piano Concerto in A major, BWV 1055, and Schumann's Piano Concerto; he also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 80 and Bartók's Divertimento for String Orchestra.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 18:25

Goldenplec Music News

Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Classical Masterworks Series
Goldenplec Music News
In the fifty years or so since 'early-music' ensembles first appeared, they've come to be seen, mostly, as niche operators, concentrating on a particular period. While this makes practical sense for medieval or renaissance groups, for baroque ensembles ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 16:41

Asbury Park Press

Canadian violinist opens Freehold Downtown Concert Series
Asbury Park Press
Her recording of J.S. Bach's Six Sonatas & Partitas was the best-selling double album on iTunes in 2007. An earlier recording of solo Bach, released by Well-Tempered Productions in 1996 when she was all of 20 years old, sported a playfully scandalous ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:05

Slipped Disc

University of Oregon breaks silence, says nothing
Slipped Disc
The University that fired Matthew Halls as artistic director of the Oregon Bach Festival has finally come out from its nuclear bunker to make a public statement. Unfortunately, the statement is less than truthful. Halls says he was fired and doesn't ...

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 04:45

WPLN

Rocker Kip Winger Explores his Classical Side with the Nashville Symphony
WPLN
His first exposure to classical music came from his neighbor, who was playing the guitar music of Francisco Tárrega on his front porch. After taking up classical guitar himself, he enrolled in a ballet class and discovered the music of Debussy and Ravel.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 18:10

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Art of the Organ and Four Other Classical Music Events Not to Miss This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Karel Paukert, long-time organist of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, is bringing in some of his distinguished colleagues and former students for Ars Organi (“The Art of the Organ”), a two-week festival celebrating the fine collection ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 16:29

Herald and News

Music in the wild: A Night at Fort Rock
Herald and News
Performing classical music on a 9-foot long Steinway piano strapped atop a trailer in Fort Rock's spacious caldera was unorthodox and, according to Fort Rock Basin residents, unprecedented. Most of the audience carted lawn chairs and blankets to listen ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:57

Arts Preview
Rutland Herald
RUTLAND – “Light from Leipzig: J.S. Bach and His Influence” is a concert program being given by organist Lynnette Combs in September. Johann Sebastian Bach, as organist and composer, has been an inspiration and challenge for over 300 years.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 03:23

Classical Music: Tuesday Musical's Escher String Quartet, Youngstown Symphony's Stained Glass Concert
Akron Beacon Journal
Cleveland Classical Guitar Society 2017-18 International Series Showcase Concert — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Plymouth Church UCC, 2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights. Free. 216-905-9348 or http://www.cleguitar.org. Tuesday Musical Prelude! Concert ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 17:47

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Art of the Organ and Four Other Classical Music Events Not to Miss This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
The festival continues on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm when Oberlin's James David Christie will serve up Baroque music on the Hradetzky instrument, assisted by Steven Plank and the voices of the Oberlin Collegium. All events (more to come through ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 16:29

Herald and News

Music in the wild: A Night at Fort Rock
Herald and News
Along with Cage's anthem, Noack played a series of compositions, but his classic Rock didn't include the Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry or Bruce Springsteen. Instead, his offerings included “Organ Prelude in G Minor” by J.S. Bach and Alexander Siloti ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:57

Port Macquarie News

Kendall National Violin Competition concert is on September 17
Port Macquarie News
It will inspire children to interact with the performers, and participate in creating music with the help of illustrations and examples from the music of J. S. Bach. The Celebration concert will take place on Sunday September 17 at 2 pm. Finals of the ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 23:00

Classical Pacific, September 12, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Host, John Kalani Zak, takes us on a journey into the music of Rachmaninoff, Rossini, Cimarosa, Dvorak, Brahms, Sibelius, and Fauré. Tune in to enjoy this rich musical tapestry at 3 PM Hawaii time on HPR 2, your home for classical music in Hawaii.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 17:09

Russian Composers, Mozart and More Slated for Chamber Music Society of St. Louis's 2017-18 Season
Broadway World
He currently serves as Music Director for San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. "Musical Tapas - Open Table" will satisfy aficionados appetites with a delicious musical menu from across the globe. Reservations are being accepted for December ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:12

Around Lexington
Wicked Local Lexington
Music by Telemann, Händel, Lully, Corelli, Campra, JS Bach. Annabel Knight, recorders and flute; Richard Earle, oboe; Alison Bury, violin; Timothy Merton & Jennifer Morsches, cellos & piccolo cello; Robin Bigwood, harpsichord. Cost: $10-$25.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:32

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