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SouthCoastToday.com

Somethin's Brewin' Book Cafe presents free winter concert featuring The Harper and The Minstrel
SouthCoastToday.com
LAKEVILLE — On Friday, December 10 kick of the Holiday Season with a free Concert of Winter Music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras. The program begins at 7:00pm at Somethin's Brewin' Book Cafe in Lakeville. The Harper and The Minstrel ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 08:12

My Eastern Shore

Christ Church Easton celebrates Advent
My Eastern Shore
EASTON — This Sunday, Dec. 10, Christ Church in Easton will present music of the Advent season in two contrasting lineups. During the 11 a.m. service, the Christ Church Brass will present two selections transcribed for brass from George Frederick ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 01:50

Church Times

Caption competition
Church Times
THERE was no escaping puns in our latest caption competition. “No more bleating about the bush, it's not Baalam or Baalak, it's Baarak Obaama!” (Geoffrey Parkinson); “Oh! That is Ba-a-rack Ob-a-ama. He's the one that gives me food!” (Daphne Foster ...

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Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 19:25

The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Symphony trades the Fox for local churches for 'A Festive Baroque Christmas'
The Spokesman-Review
As a performer in a boys choir in his native Germany, it became a tradition for Preu to sing baroque music during Christmas time. He'll share that tradition in Spokane when he conducts the symphony in “Chamber Baroque 1: A Festive Baroque Christmas ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 17:02

WBUR

How Private Lessons And Culture In Classical Music Have Left Pupils Vulnerable To Sexual Misconduct
WBUR
Cook now works at a classical music school in Newton, and has led her own private lessons. "There's a lot of trust that has to sort of inherently be put into a teacher when you're studying classical music," she explained. The university-trained ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 06:04

The Messenger

Local performance marks its 56th year
The Messenger
The 30-person chorus composed of local residents will present the musical at 6 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church. "We are glad to have Glenna Metcalfe back as our organist, and of course, continuing with the leadership of (conductor) Lynn Curtis ...

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 01:47

Deseret News

Your Weekend: Lindsey Stirling, 'Dancing With the Stars' and a whole bunch of lights
Deseret News
Now in its 35th year, the “Vivaldi by Candlelight” benefit concert will display the best of Baroque music. Called “A Baroque Kaleidoscope” and put on by longtime music director Gerald Elias and the Vivaldi Virtuosi chamber orchestra, the concert will ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 19:20

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. 'LA DOLCE MORTE' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Dec. 9, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Suzanne Farrin's monodrama, based on love poems written by Michelangelo for a young Roman nobleman ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 16:26

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

SPCO hosts a holiday Bach bacchanal
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
As part of its holiday programming, the orchestra has taken to playing J.S. Bach's “Brandenburg” Concertos each December. Now, performing all six might push things a little too late into the evening, so the SPCO has taken to presenting five of the six ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 02:41

The Michigan Daily

UMS to bring Bach Collegium Japan to Hill Auditorium
The Michigan Daily
The Bach Collegium Japan is an ensemble that was started in 1990 by Masaaki Suzuki, founder and musical director of the group. They will perform J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, which is split up in parts that celebrate the major feasts of Christmas ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 21:48

Irish Times

Classical music pick of the week's concerts
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 ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 19:03

Philly.com

How classical music confronts current history and speaks loudly
Philly.com
Classical music, by some definitions, is an unchanging cultural monument from a better past. In truth, its survival is based on its ability to morph by the moment. The notes on the page stay the same, but how they're translated into sound — and how ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 16:01

The Guardian

Yes, classical music has a harassment problem – and now's the time for change
The Guardian
The seriousness of the allegations swirling around James Levine, the erstwhile music director of the Metropolitan Opera, has precipitated the classical music industry to ask uncomfortable questions of itself, in particular about the cultural ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 02:02

Los Angeles Times

Iranian American musician makes an old instrument new again
Los Angeles Times
The concertos, presented in 1721, are regarded as some of the best orchestral compositions of the Baroque era, and significantly highlight the harpsichord as an orchestral instrument, particularly concerto No. 5 in D major. “The Brandenburg Concertos ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 21:04

The Spokesman-Review

Cello/rock quartet Break of Reality bridges gap between past, future of classical music
The Spokesman-Review
When you study classical music during the day but frequent rock shows after class, it's only a matter of time before the two genres collide. And when that collision happens, it's bound to sound a little something like cello-rock quartet Break of ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 18:04

Chamber Music Amici: Bach in the Family
The Register-Guard
Chamber Music Amici will present the second concert of our season on Monday, December 11, at 7:30 pm in the Wildish Community Theater. The program will feature guest artists Molly Barth on flute, Julia Brown on harpsichord, and Arnaud Ghillebaert on ...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 15:03

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