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M Magazine

Under-25s are switching on to classical music, new figures show
M Magazine
The number of Classic FM listeners aged under 25 has increased by 43 percent, according to the latest set of Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR) figures. The figures, which cover mid-September to mid-December 2017, show that listeners tuned into the ...

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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 05:26

Wicked Local West Bridgewater

Philip Glass concerto among works in concert Feb. 11 at Mechanics Hall
Wicked Local West Bridgewater
... this won't be the first time they have performed Glass' new concerto for piano and strings in Mechanics Hall. The pianist and ensemble recorded the work there in September, along with J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto in G minor. “It was great. It's ...

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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 03:10

Bands to perform joint concert
Joplin Globe
Pittsburg State University's Department of Music will present a joint band concert on Thursday featuring the Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble. The evening will be a celebration of wind music, including pieces by some favorite composers like Percy ...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 00:25

The Spokesman-Review

Concert review: Spokane flutist lays 'em in the aisles at Spokane Symphony concert
The Spokesman-Review
As principal flutist of the Spokane Symphony since 1990, he has become known as a much-loved member of the arts community for his generous nature, his sharp wit, and his high artistic standards. At the conclusion of Johann Sebastian Bach's Orchestral ...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 19:11

Press Herald

Artistic differences lead to dueling Bach festivals
Press Herald
The Portland Bach Experience, with conductor Emily Isaacson as artistic director, will be June 8-17 and will feature the performance of Bach and baroque music in a variety of formal and casual settings. The Bach Virtuosi Festival, under the direction ...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 04:12

Time Out

Bill Murray is going to play a classical music concert in Melbourne
Time Out
Bill Murray probably isn't the first person who comes to mind when you think of classical music gigs, but the Groundhog Day and Ghostbusters star has a habit of popping up where you least expect him. Hollywood's always amiable king of comedy recently ...
Bill Murray heads to Perth for classical showcaseThe West Australian
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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 02:01

EDM Identity

Get The Lowdown on Multi-Talented Electronic Artist, Wishlyst
EDM Identity
Baroqueen (pronounced “baroque queen”) always felt like a placeholder name. It was a cheeky reference to my other music career—classical cello player and baroque music specialist—but that music wasn't tied into my work as a DJ or producer. The name ...

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 19:23

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Week's best classical: SPCO plays Haydn, Minnesota Orchestra ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Maria." "Somewhere." "I Feel Pretty." Songs from Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story" are American classics, their popularity never waning in the six decades since their Broadway premiere. The Minnesota Orchestra marks 100 years since Bernstein's ...

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Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 15:07

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