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Lincoln Times-News

Students treated to classical music with Western Piedmont Symphony
Lincoln Times-News
Classical music is a genre that really can be for anyone and for everyone which isn't the case for too many other types of music,” Ingrid Keller, Western Piedmont Symphony executive director, said. “Also, there are countless studies that have shown ...
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:04


Concert series opens with 17th century music
She is a founder and co-director of Archetti, a conductor-less Baroque string band dedicated to the performance of 18th century concerto repertoire, and she performs chamber music with the early music ensembles Music's Re-creation and Voices of Music.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 08:34

Bahrain International Music Festival underway
Bahrain News Agency
Led by maestro and founder Emmanuelle Haïm, Le Concert d'Atree is considered one of the finest Baroque music orchestras in the world. It receives support from the French city of Lille and the French Ministry of Culture to perform in the world's leading ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 05:07

Belgium's VOX LUMINIS performs Royal Funeral Music on Miller Theatre's Early Music series 11/18
Broadway World
Vox Luminis has performed in festivals and venues across Europe including Wigmore Hall, Stour Music Festival, Cadogan Hall, Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, Gregynog Festival, Nuits de Septembre de Liège, Festival de Stavelot, Juillet Musical de ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 20:18


Review: Bill Murray Blurs the Lines of Literature, Classical Music, and Comedy, with Jan Vogler & Friends
Comedian, actor, writer, and now singer: Is there anything Bill Murray can't do? Not likely. A chance encounter on a plane brought Murray and acclaimed cellist, Jan Vogler to the stage at Carnegie Hall this past Monday evening. While in-flight the two ...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:45


Kids Commute - Old West Week! Wednesday
Welcome to Day Three of Old West Week on IPR's Kids Commute - Classical Music for Kids! Today, we'll hear some, "Spaghetti Western," music by Italian composer Ennio Morricone, from the 1966 movie, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY. Keep your ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 06:58

Torrington Register Citizen

Crescendo concerts planned in Lakeville, Great Barrington
Torrington Register Citizen
LAKEVILLE — Crescendo's first concert of its 2017-18 season celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther — his own revolutionary music and words in settings of German Renaissance and Baroque motets, choruses and chorales. All of the works performed are ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 00:04

November 2017 at the TSO: Measha Brueggergosman, Louis Lortie, and Angela Hewitt Grace the TSO stage
Broadway World
The program features two of J. S. Bach's finest concertos, and glorious works by Mozart. On November 23 & 25, the TSO welcomes internationally acclaimed conductor Donald Runnicles for Mahler Symphony 6. Runnicles, who is concurrently General Music ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 20:17 (blog)

Cleveland Museum of Art expands boundaries of classical music with celebration of Lou Harrison (preview) (blog)
Rather, adjust your notions of what classical music is and can be. Friday night at the Cleveland Museum of Art, during a celebration of composer Lou Harrison, you'll see and hear large gatherings of percussion instruments from Bali and Java, all of ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:40

Detroit Free Press

Classical music concerts, Oct. 19-25
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Symphony Orchestra: The 2017-18 Classical Series conducted by music director Leonard Slatkin with principal viola Eric Nowlin and principal cello Wei Yu as featured soloists, 10:45 a.m. Fri., 8 p.m. Sat. Orchestra Hall at Max M. and Marjorie S ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 06:06

San Francisco Chronicle

Zakir Hussain's Crosscurrents: Indian music attuned to jazz
San Francisco Chronicle
... music and things he absorbed playing with artists like the late Cuban conguero Armando Peraza, Panamanian American jazz drummer Billy Cobham and saxophonist Charles Lloyd. “All those influences are in there, and some Western classical influences, ...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 22:48

Albany Times Union

Memphis troupe at Egg dedicated to diversifying love of ballet
Albany Times Union
The company will also perform Joshua Manculich's "The Rate in Which I Am"; "Left Unsaid," by Nicolo Fonte, with music by J.S. Bach; and Shawn Hounsell's "Sweet," set to a score by Njo Kong Kie, pianist and musical director for La La La Human Steps.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 19:56

The Commercial Appeal

Memphis photographer William Eggleston releases album; author Stanley Booth returns to Stax, and more
The Commercial Appeal
Listening to the tracks, the material moves in manifold directions: from the baroque music of Bach, to ambient and Euro synth sounds, to the experimental pop of Brian Eno and classical jazz of Keith Jarrett. Ultimately, Eggleston's music offers a ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:22

Tickets sell fast for Baroque Festival
Brecon & Radnor Express
TIME is running out to book tickets for the 2017 Brecon Baroque Festival, which celebrates Vivaldi and the music of Venice, and runs from October 26-30, at venues in and around Brecon. Now in its 12th year, the festival is bigger and better than ever ...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 05:56

The Islander

The sublime sounds of the solo cello, played Anthony Albrecht, (Juilliard Scholar) will be coming to Kangaroo Island ...
The Islander
His two-hour concerts selections from JS Bach's stunning suites for solo cello are interspersed with other short, early works for the instrument and discussion of the historical and cultural context of this timeless music. Anthony said, “Bach to the ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 20:45

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Madrigal Choir kicks off 40th anniversary season
Press & Sun-Bulletin
After intermission, members of the Binghamton Community Orchestra join the choir in J.S. Bach's “Cantata 80” based on the chorale, believed to be first performed in this form on Reformation Sunday in 1729. The cantata features soprano Christina Taylor ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:31