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Western Herald

OP: All music comes from somewhere, and Classic music needs to be appreciated
Western Herald
Good music is good music in all eras. This is why students still study classical music in school and many people could hum the intro to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Even as I am writing this piece, Bob Dylan's Blowin' in the Wind is playing and its ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:16

The Chattanoogan

Music At St. Paul's Announces 2017-2018 Season
The Chattanoogan
Concluding our season, Sonare returns with Chattanooga native flutist Janelle Anderson West, for a program of elegant music from the French Baroque. We are delighted to bring this diverse selection of outstanding musicians to our beautiful and historic ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:27

Makoto Ozone: Who Says Jazz Musicians Can't Play Classical Music?
Makoto Ozone is a world-famous jazz musician who crossed over to become one of the world's most highly regarded classical pianists. As a solo artist, he has played Mozart, Beethoven, and other classical composers with leading orchestras all over the ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:46

Mountain Mail Newspaper

DiAnn Baylor Bourget
Mountain Mail Newspaper
She enjoyed learning new and challenging organ fugues from her favorite composers, such as J.S Bach, Felix Mendelssohn and George Handel. When she wasn't on the organ bench, she enjoyed knitting, making jewelry, traveling the world with her sisters ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:06

Chicago Tribune

“Play Like Crazy!”: Ligeti series kicks off Friday at UC Presents
Chicago Classical Review
That sound has reached deep, both far out of proportion to Ligeti's actual stature in society and to modern classical music's place in the overall cultural landscape. Credit goes to the dominant cultural form of the last century, the movies. Along with ...
A major homage to master modernist Gyorgy Ligeti coming from U. of C.Chicago Tribune

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 17:53

Muhlenberg College welcomes new faculty for the 2017-18 academic year
Muhlenberg College
His areas of research include the choral music of Benjamin Britten, links between modern educational practices, learning theory and music education and programming Renaissance and Baroque Music for choirs. Jackson is also an active professional singer ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:07

The Westmorland Gazette

Popular baroque choir on song for busy autumn
The Westmorland Gazette
CBC and friends reassemble again on November 17 (7.30pm) to join with English Touring Opera when they perform JS Bach's Mass in B minor, also at Lancaster Priory. Tickets are available on 01524-594151 or from 0 comments ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 09:44

Meet the Maestro: Bridget Cunningham
Classical Music
London Early Opera (LEO) may still be in its first decade – even if only just – but under director Bridget Cunningham it is already five recordings into an ongoing survey of Handel's music for Signum Classics. Founded in 2008, the group has just ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 04:08

Daily Sabah

Istanbul Recitals back with exciting schedule
Daily Sabah
Having invited prominent and extraordinary virtuosos of classical music with a special concert every month for 11 years, Istanbul Recitals both contributes to the cultural life of Istanbul and also to the city being remembered with respect on the ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 17:17

It's In Queens! (October 18 Through October 25)
Western Queens Gazette
An evening of 18th century Italian baroque music (Vivaldi, Scarlatti, and Gallo) by a local baroque ensemble playing authentic baroque instruments at baroque pitch and in period style. $15/$10 seniors and students. King Manor Museum, King Park, 153rd ...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:58

The Ellsworth American

BSO serves up darker side of classical music
The Ellsworth American
ORONO — Macabre characterizes works by Berlioz, Liszt and Mussorgsky that form the Bangor Symphony Orchestra's Halloween-inspired season opener at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Collins Center for the Arts. From the movie “Fantasia,” Modest ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:41

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The 31-trombone ensemble will play Celebration by Walter Hartley; Seven Trombones of the Apocalypse by Santiago Miguel Alarcon; "O Sacred Head, Now Wounded" from the St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach; 6.35 by Steven Verhelst; Musical Sequences ...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 02:56

Hollywood Reporter

Critic's Notebook: Bill Murray, Classical Music's Unlikeliest Star
Hollywood Reporter
If the sight of the iconic actor, clad in an elegant black tuxedo, onstage at the storied venue seemed a bit incongruous, all you had to do was look at the Billboard classical music chart. There, sitting at number one, is New Worlds (Decca Gold), a ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 14:59

Clark's baroque musical sensibilities remain intact throughout Masseduction, but the increased tenderness of her vocal performances, coupled with more thematic emphasis on the push and pull of romantic relationships, offers a moving counterweight to St.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:43

Atlas Obscura

Celebrating Henry VIII's Love Affair With the Humble Recorder
Atlas Obscura
They were widely popular in the Western musical tradition throughout the Renaissance and Baroque periods, when a number of courtly symphonies were produced. Of course Henry VIII, who considered himself, well, a Renaissance man, composed a number ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:07

Legacy Chorale brings “Bach to Broadway” to Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd - November 12
Northland Press
The concert opens in the Baroque period of Classical music, the early 1700's, with J. S. Bach's lively fugue "Honor and Glory” from his twelve movement composition Magnificat. It ends with Leonard Bernstein's “Tonight” from the Broadway musical West ...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 00:25