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Toronto Star

Julie Payette becomes Canada's 29th Governor General Monday
Toronto Star
Canada's heraldic authority designed the crest to capture what it saw as the essence of Payette, an engineer, former astronaut, mother and Baroque music lover. Flanked by two standing Canada lynx standing atop a blue borderless planet, the badge ...
What Gov. Gen. Julie Payette's new coat of arms
Former astronaut Julie Payette sworn in as Canada's 29th Governor GeneralNational Post

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Monday, October 2, 2017 - 10:59

Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra mesmerises audience at Brooklyn Theatre
Pretoria East Rekord
She was invited to Neuchâtel, Switzerland, to perform in JS Bach's Magnificat in D Major as well as debut Claude Pahud's Te Deum in November 2014. Tinus has completed his BTech Vocal Arts Degree (Cum Laude) at the Tshwane University of Technology, ...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 09:47

Choirboys sing because they want to impress girls, study reveals
Classic FM
The study was carried out on members of St Thomas Choir in Leipzig, an 800-year-old choir once run by J.S. Bach. A number of teenage boys in the choir had their voices individually recorded over two concerts, identical but for one amendment in the ...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 06:55

Yale Daily News (blog)

Renowned lutenist comes to Yale
Yale Daily News (blog)
Lindberg, a professor of lute at the Royal College of Music in London, is one of the most prominent lutenists in the world today, especially acclaimed in the fields of Renaissance and Baroque music. Taylor, a prolific Bach tenor, oratorio specialist ...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 00:56

Local classical music season kicks off at Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
Chestnut Hill Local
With the help of two of its resident ensembles, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill launched the local classical music season this past weekend. Lyric Fest presented “Pedals, Page-Turns, and Postludes: A View from the Bench” Friday evening, Sept. 22.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 10:21