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Chicago Tribune

MOB enters new era with a bold pick for its chief executive job
Chicago Tribune
The question is worth asking as Declan McGovern begins his first season as executive director of Music of the Baroque, where he succeeded the esteemed Karen Fishman. She retired last spring after nearly two decades of administering one of the nation's ...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:11

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times 2017 Fall Entertainment Preview — Classical Music
Chicago Sun-Times
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance (harristheaterchicago.org): To celebrate the 450th birthday of Claudio Monteverdi, a pioneer in the development of opera who bridged the Renaissance and Baroque periods in music history, the Harris will present ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:30

Hawaiipublicradio

Classical Pacific, September 11, 2017
Hawaiipublicradio
Welcome to Classical Pacific for September 11, 2017. Music educator - cellist - conductor, Louise King Lanzilotti, hosts today's installment of Classical Pacific and she has a wonderful program prepared for your enjoyment. We'll hear music of Vivaldi ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 17:07

Langsam Exhibit Highlights Legacy of Martin Luther and the Reformation
University of Cincinnati
The Reformation's positive repercussions can be seen in the intellectual and cultural flourishing it inspired on all sides of the schism — in the strengthened universities of Europe, the Lutheran church music of J.S. Bach, the baroque altarpieces of ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:11

Chicago Classical Review

Music of the Baroque's new chief plans to steer a steady course
Chicago Classical Review
When Music of the Baroque opens its 47th season Saturday night with Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah, it will be the first curtain-raiser in nearly two decades with a new executive director in the house at the Harris Theater. Declan McGovern took the ...
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:59

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Chamber Music Festival scores fundraising 'coup'
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
“I played a concert for the music festival a couple of years ago and stayed in touch with Hunter. I love what he's doing, and it's a way we can help him grow the series. I think it's critical for classical music, in general, and specifically for ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 01:02

Jing Daily

5 Minutes with Four Chinese Designers at New York Fashion Week
Jing Daily
This season, Chinese fashion designer Tao Wang brought “Shanghai Baroque” to New York Fashion Week. She told us her inspiration came from a performance of the masterpieces of two Baroque musicians, Purcell and Handel, at the Shanghai Symphony ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 16:43

Kingsport Times News

Kingsport hosting The Bobs on farewell tour
Kingsport Times News
Described as “Manhattan Transfer meets Monty Python or Robin Williams meets Bobby McFerrin or J.S. Bach meets Jimi Hendrix,” The Bobs are a quartet of Grammy-nominated vocal acrobats. Founded in San Francisco in 1981, The Bobs have been ...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 14:49

William Christie Conducts Juilliard415 in 'The Genius of Monteverdi'
Broadway World
Harpsichordist, conductor, musicologist, and teacher William Christie has spearheaded the reintroduction of French Baroque music to a wide audience. Born in Buffalo, and educated at Harvard and Yale, Mr. Christie has lived in France since 1971.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:21

Wauchope Gazette

Kendall National Violin Competition concert is on September 17
Wauchope Gazette
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 ...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 20:59

Rameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall Opera
Broadway World
In collaboration with Resident Ensemble "Early Music Access Project" led by Charlottesville's David McCormick (formerly of Three Notch'd Road), and hiphop choreographer Maria Daniel, VHO will showcase the beauty of Baroque music in an innovative and ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:16

Allentown Morning Call

Fall arts preview: Classical music offerings include opera, famed boys choir and a premiere
Allentown Morning Call
This fall, the Lehigh Valley's classical music season features an extraordinary range of performers bringing an extraordinary range of music. The legendary Thomanerchor (St. Thomas Boys Choir) from Leipzig, Germany, and founded in 1212, certainly gets ...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:27

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times 2017 Fall Entertainment Preview — Classical Music
Chicago Sun-Times
The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said it best: “Without music, life would be a mistake.” And while there are plenty of “mistakes” plaguing Chicago at any given moment, a lack of music is not one of them. On any given night, this city is alive ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:30

WPLN

Nashville Transgender Medical Providers Say Red States Need Their Own Solutions
WPLN
Nashville medical providers say southern states need help figuring out how to care for transgender people. Panelists from Middle Tennessee addressed a transgender health conference in Philadelphia this weekend. Read More. Meribah Knight / WPLN ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 17:39

Rameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall Opera
Broadway World
In collaboration with Resident Ensemble "Early Music Access Project" led by Charlottesville's David McCormick (formerly of Three Notch'd Road), and hiphop choreographer Maria Daniel, VHO will showcase the beauty of Baroque music in an innovative and ...

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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:16

Allentown Morning Call

Fall arts preview: Classical music offerings include opera, famed boys choir and a premiere
Allentown Morning Call
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein brings her intimate interpretation of J.S. Bach's “Goldberg Variations” to dance in “New Work for Goldberg Variations” by choreographer Pam Tanowitz. The Pam Tanowitz Dance Company is widely known for its witty post-modern ...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:27

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