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The Guardian

Fiona Maddocks's best classical music of 2017
The Guardian
The Metropolitan Opera, New York, suspended its long-term music director James Levine pending an inquiry on sexual misconduct allegations. Andris Nelsons raised hackles by claiming there were no sexual harassment problems in classical music. Perhaps ...

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Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 03:02

SW News Media

Letter: Who knew that classical music rules?
SW News Media
Do pop and classical music affect the performance of eighth-graders on spelling tests? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment, I designed and conducted a controlled science experiment to investigate that question. For my experiment, I tested ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:14

UPDATE: Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor outdoor celebrations postponed to Sunday
PenBayPilot.com
Then at 4:30 p.m., following the Rockport Opera House concert, all are invited to attend the Suzuki Twinklers and the Odeon Brandenburg Ensemble performance of JS Bach's beloved Concerto #5 . Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor includes visits with Santa ...

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:29

Go & Do: Russian Christmas Bazaar, The Afternotes and Christmas Caroling Sing-Along
Foster's Daily Democrat
The service will include the music of J. S. Bach, Claude Goudimel, Robert Powell, Thomas Hawais, Melchior Teschner, the Taizé community, and traditional and plainsong arrangements. This inspiring Anglican tradition features beautiful sacred selections ...

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 08:12

The Guardian

Fiona Maddocks's best classical music of 2017
The Guardian
The Metropolitan Opera, New York, suspended its long-term music director James Levine pending an inquiry on sexual misconduct allegations. Andris Nelsons raised hackles by claiming there were no sexual harassment problems in classical music. Perhaps ...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 03:02

Richmond.com

CALENDAR: Historic properties and lavishly decorated homes open their doors for tours this week - Dec. 10-16
Richmond.com
CONCERTS. “Baroque at Wilton House”: Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia's intimate concert of early English Baroque chamber pieces, 7:30 p.m. at Wilton House Museum, 215 S. Wilton Road. $40. www.cmscva.org. LECTURES. “Paradise in Peril”: Slide ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 12:10

Interlochen

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
Interlochen
This year marked major anniversaries for some of the most beloved works of classical music, from George Frideric Handel's “Water Music” suite, first performed 300 years ago, to the 125th anniversary of “The Nutcracker” suite. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:03

Go & Do: Russian Christmas Bazaar, The Afternotes and Christmas Caroling Sing-Along
Seacoastonline.com
The service will include the music of J. S. Bach, Claude Goudimel, Robert Powell, Thomas Hawais, Melchior Teschner, the Taiz� community, and traditional and plainsong arrangements. This inspiring Anglican tradition features beautiful sacred selections ...

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 08:05

The Guardian

Lully, Rameau, Gluck et al: An Opera for Three Kings CD review – what the Louis liked
The Guardian
French music with a Hungarian twist as György Vashegyi and his Budapest band join forces with the Versailles Baroque Music Centre, conjuring up the splendour of 18th-century court celebrations for Louis XIV, XV and XVI. A skilfully chosen two-disc set ...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 02:20

Rochester City Newspaper

Classical review: Publick Musick's 'Rejoice'
Rochester City Newspaper
Except for Handel's "Messiah," and perhaps Bach's "Christmas Oratorio," baroque music and Christmas may not go together in most audiences' minds. The truth is that there are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of vocal and instrumental works dedicated to the ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:58

Chicago Tribune

Ten classical recordings that made 2017 a very good listening year
Chicago Tribune
Rather than flatly declaring them to be the year's best classical recordings, I have selected 10 compact discs and boxed sets issued in 2017 to which I returned repeatedly, each time with renewed pleasure. May they also warm your musical holidays and ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 09:36

Arizona Daily Sun

Prelude to Flagstaff musical tradition 'Christmas in the Mountains'
Arizona Daily Sun
It's based on a Christmas chorale melody by Martin Luther and demonstrates the composer's lifetime interest in the music of J. S. Bach. After intermission, the Master Chorale takes on two challenging choral arrangements — Leroy Anderson's “Sleigh Ride ...

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 07:04

McSweeny's presents its annual Winter Recitals
Fort Dodge Messenger
Guests can expect to hear the students perform a variety of flute literature ranging from J. S. Bach, George Telemann, W. A. Mozart to more contemporary compositions. The violin students of Melissa Gillette will present the last recital at 7 p.m. Dec ...

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 01:03

UPDATE: Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor outdoor celebrations postponed to Sunday
PenBayPilot.com
Then at 4:30 p.m., following the Rockport Opera House concert, all are invited to attend the Suzuki Twinklers and the Odeon Brandenburg Ensemble performance of JS Bach's beloved Concerto #5 . Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor includes visits with Santa ...

and more »
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:29

Chicago Tribune

Ten classical recordings that made 2017 a very good listening year
Chicago Tribune
Rather than flatly declaring them to be the year's best classical recordings, I have selected 10 compact discs and boxed sets issued in 2017 to which I returned repeatedly, each time with renewed pleasure. May they also warm your musical holidays and ...

Google News
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 09:36

Northumberland Gazette

REVIEW: Baroque Christmas by Candlelight, Royal Northern Sinfonia, St Michael's Church, Alnwick
Northumberland Gazette
It is one of my favourite piece of classical music and I loved the Northern Sinfonia's interpretation. Gurney's enthusiasm was infectious and shared by all musicians as their facial contortions and body movement was for more than just keeping warm. The ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 21:46

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