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Times Herald-Record

Rock and classical music like you've never heard them before
Times Herald-Record
BETHEL – Take iconic opera arias and orchestral melodies from classical music and fuse them with the greatest rock 'n' roll songs. Now have that sound performed to perfection by world-class vocalists, top rock musicians and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 16:59

Asbury Park Press

NJ chamber music group opens season Sept. 10
Asbury Park Press
The MacDowell Club of Mountain Lakes opens its 2017-18 series of chamber music performances Sept. 10 at The Oaks (formerly Franciscan Oaks) in Denville. The first recitalist will be tenor Scott Mello, a singer of opera and art song from the Baroque to ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 13:38

Flatland (blog)

Sympathetic Vibrations | Going Back in Mind
Flatland (blog)
The KC Baroque Consortium uses instruments constructed using methods from the music's time period in order to perform authentic recreations of the era's music. From left, Monty Carter, Trilla Ray-Carter, and William Bauer. (Dan Calderon | Flatland).

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:11

Arts at a Glance
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
... Anna Nizhegorodtseva, viola and piano performance, in the Great Hall at Penn Alps, 7:30 p.m. With David Pedraza on viola and Anna Nizhegorodtseva on piano, this duo will perform a collection of works including some by Jose Pablo Moncayo, J.S. Bach, ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 00:17

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. 'LA CALISTO' at La MaMa (Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 13, 2 p.m.; through Aug. 26). This Francesco Cavalli opera, dating to 1651, will open Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's summer festival, which also ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 15:45

Hudson Valley One

Rocktopia mashes rock with classical music at Bethel Woods
Hudson Valley One
From the podium and in his capacity as artistic director, longtime Hudson Valley Philharmonic (HVP) conductor Randall Craig Fleisher has been a highly visible bridge-builder between the Big Show wing of classical music and the world of pop – especially ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:38

Bend Bulletin

Sunriver Music Festival celebrates 40th year
Bend Bulletin
Like so many eclipse chasers, classical music lovers have long had August 2017 blocked out on their calendars, albeit for reasons more sonorous than solar. The 40th anniversary season of the Sunriver Music Festival starts Saturday in Bend. While it may ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:06

Toledo Blade

BGSU Choral Society announces series
Toledo Blade
J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 80 (Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott) opens , as well as the chancel choir of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and a chamber orchestra, will join the group in this warhorse of early sacred music at 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at St. Mark's Lutheran ...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 00:00

The Vancouver Observer

Johann Sebastian in Bardo
The Vancouver Observer
J.S. Bach – namesake and raison d'être of the recurrent Festival series that kicks-off Early Music Vancouver's annual concert season – still draws audiences like no other musical headliner from the baroque era. Judging from the full-house midday and ...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 15:37

Sunday performance will include both religious and classical music
Athens Messenger (registration)
The women are teachers in the Fairfield County Strings and Keyboards program — a foundation that provides stringed musical instruction to young people in Fairfield County. Their Sunday morning performance will include both religious and classical music.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 11:47

Bandwagon

Classical music training shaped EDM DJ Gryffin
Bandwagon
Classical music training unquestionably built a strong foundation for Gryffin's musical knowledge — of chord progressions, melody, key signatures and musical theory in general “translated really well for [him] in the dance music”, giving him a ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 05:17

Spectator.co.uk

Time to ditch authenticity for early music Proms
Spectator.co.uk
All of which is a reaction not to poor baroque offerings this year, but quite the reverse. Concerts by two early music giants — John Eliot Gardiner and William Christie — last week showed period performance at its absolute best. But when the Choir ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 23:04

Johann Sebastian in Bardo
The Vancouver Observer
J.S. Bach – namesake and raison d'être of the recurrent Festival series that kicks-off Early Music Vancouver's annual concert season – still draws audiences like no other musical headliner from the baroque era. Judging from the full-house midday and ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 15:37

The Patriot Ledger

GO GUIDE: Take in a classical concert
The Patriot Ledger
Looking for something to do? Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free concert tonight at 6:30 called Dances from Around the World, including music by J.S. Bach, Gabrielli, and John Philip Sousa, as well as American folk tunes. Click on the ...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 07:54

Caledonian Record

Amit Peled and Elizabeth Borowsky To Perform At Friday's Sounds In The Sanctuary Series
Caledonian Record
Cellist Amit Peled and pianist Elizabeth Borowsky present an exceptional evening of passionate, compelling music of composers Max Bruch, David Zahavi, J.S. Bach, Ernest Bloch, and David Popper at 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 11, in the Bethlehem Hebrew ...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 05:04

BACH auditioning new singers on Aug. 26
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
URBANA — Singers interested in performing with the Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana are invited to audition Aug. 26 in "a friendly, get-to-know-you" 10-minute meeting with BACH's new director, Joseph Baldwin. No preparation is necessary. He will ...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 21:03

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