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Sandusky Register

Church Briefs
Sandusky Register
Featuring Leavitt String Quartet from Oberlin College with selections from Handel's Messiah and JS Bach. Free concert, refreshments will follow. First United Methodist Church Cookie/Candy Walk: 10 a.m.-noon, 901 Northwest St., Bellevue. Fill a ...

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 21:38

Mankato Free Press

Your weekend Dec. 9-10, 2017
Mankato Free Press
J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio — 3 p.m. Sunday, Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College; pre-concert talk begins at 2:15 p.m.; general admission, $25; for more information, go to: bachsocietymn.org. "The Magic of Christmas: Illusionist Adrian Van ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 16:35

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
WBAA
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 ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:12

New York Classical Review

Fri Dec 08, 2017 at 12:47 pm
New York Classical Review
Unlike the Music for Strings, the ASO's performance here was fine. The orchestra was in complete command and produced the right sound, rich with expression, lean and sonically supple, and well shaped by Botstein. Schnittke was trapped under ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:50

New Hampshire Public Radio

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
New Hampshire Public Radio
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 ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 17:51

New York Times

Brazen Virtuosity: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
Players from the Curtis Institute of Music's 20/21 Ensemble showed how Ms. Chen's blending of Chinese modes and Western classical styles has powered her career, right from the start. “Near Distance” was composed in 1988, when she was in her second year ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 15:14

New York Times

The Last Civic Remnant of Authentic Spirituality at Christmastime
New York Times
For most of the 19th and 20th centuries a similar myth prevailed: that the two masters of the Baroque in Northern Europe, J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel, both born in 1685, were quickly forgotten after their deaths in the 1750s. Felix Mendelssohn was given ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 13:19

Bradford Era

Slovenkay to play advent recital at Wick Chapel
Bradford Era
Organist Allan Slovenkay will be featured at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford's Eighth Annual Advent and Christmas Organ Recital from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 15. The event will take place in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel and is free and open to the ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:35

STLtoday.com

Jory Vinikour, Avi Avital and SLSO make Vivaldi come alive
STLtoday.com
J.S. Bach's familiar "Italian" Concerto, BWV 971, was substituted for a pair by Giuseppe Torelli and Arcangelo Corelli, to show off Vinikour's abilities on the harpsichord. (He performed on a beautifully decorated 30-year-old instrument built to ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 17:31

Irish Times

The best classical music this week: RTÉ NSO Christmas Gala
Irish Times
She has performed here in partnership with her better-known violin-playing sister, Baiba, most recently in a Great Music in Irish Houses concert in 2015. Now she appears as soloist in Liszt's Totentanz as part of a BBC invitation with the Ulster ...

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:27

New York Times

Cobbling Together a Christmas Music Marathon
New York Times
63, “Christen, Ätzet Diesen Tag” — “Christians, Etch This Day” (in bronze and in marble) — and the “Magnificat,” performed in its original version in E flat, complete with the interpolated hymns Bach added for Christmas. Unfortunately, despite many ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:51

Washington Post

The top 10 noteworthy moments in classical music in 2017
Washington Post
It's a turbulent time for American orchestras, and the revolving door of orchestra management was active this year. Deborah Borda, who helped turn the Los Angeles Philharmonic into the country's most exciting orchestra, took over at the New York ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:06

KUOW News and Information

DJ Sessions: Major Anniversaries In Classical Music
KUOW News and Information
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 ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 16:59

newsindiatimes.com

Indian American harpist Sheela Bringi fuses Indian classical music with American jazz
newsindiatimes.com
NEW YORK – Indian American Sheela Bringi, an instrumentalist and vocalist, combines Hindustani classical and devotional music with American blues and jazz, using various instruments including the harp, piano, bansuri (an Indian bamboo flute) and ...

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 14:16

New York Times

Cobbling Together a Christmas Music Marathon
New York Times
And this makeshift series concluded on Thursday with a hugely attractive Bach program by David Shuler and his Choir of St. Luke in the Fields, featuring the rousing Cantata No. 63 and, to round out the week, Papa Bach's great “Magnificat” at the Church ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:51

MinnPost

SPCO reports attendance up, surplus; to perform 'Messiah'
MinnPost
Mentioned above, the SPCO's popular annual performances of Handel's “Messiah” start next week, with artistic partner and baroque music specialist Jeremy Cohen conducting. The vocal ensemble The Singers will make their SPCO debut, and the lineup of ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 09:08

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