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Staunton Music Festival begins 20th season
Staunton News Leader
STAUNTON – 10 days. 30 concerts. 70 artists. Originally conceived as a classical chamber music festival, Staunton Music Festival has emerged as a national destination for artists and audiences with its eclectic vision, diverse programs and a mission to ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 13:11

NPR

Forebears: Maria Callas, The Divine Voice Of Classical Music
NPR
When NPR Music published its list of 150 Greatest Albums By Women two weeks ago, we who created it firmly intended that this be just the beginning of a conversation that puts women's musical artistry at the center. Immediately, others took up our call.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:23

Swarajya

Indian Classical Music Still Resonates In Space As NASA's Mission Voyager 2 Enters Its 40th Year
Swarajya
Indian classical music continues to resonate in space, 11 billion miles away from the Earth, forty years after America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched Voyager-2. The spacecraft, launched on 20 August 1977, has a 2-inch ...
40 years of Voyager-2: Indian music still resonates in spaceTimes of India

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 06:54

NDTV

Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes So
NDTV
Adam Weber, a 23-year-old constable in-charge of law and order on the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, was inspired by the idea of classical music as a crime-fighting tool following a pilot scheme to pipe music into 40 London underground stations ...

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 23:22

The Daily Progress

Women composers in classical music you might not have heard
The Daily Progress
The organization has since spawned an ensemble, a record label, and summer festival, as well as the annual marathon; and all three composers have become elder statesmen of what's been termed alt-classical music. Wolfe, 58, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:38

Classic FM

Classical music will help prevent crime at notorious London estate, police claim
Classic FM
Police will start playing classical music, in a bid to ward off trouble at the Broadwater Farm estate in north London. 23-year-old Adam Weber, a constable in charge of law and order in Tottenham, has been assigned to the Broadwater Farm estate (also ...
Can Classical Music Help Fight Crime? Scotland Yard Certainly Hopes SoNDTV

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 10:12

Renowned violinist helps organ fund
shropshirestar.com
The cycle of JS Bach's solo-violin music will take place on the evenings of September 2-3 and all proceeds from the concerts will be donated to the Organ Restoration Fund. It will complement the Abbey's ongoing schemes such as 'Sponsor an Abbey Pipe'.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 01:02

Classical-Music.com

Vivaldi, the toast of Britain?
Classical-Music.com
Without travelling far beyond Italy, Vivaldi saw his music penetrate to the cultural heart of Europe: transforming the works of no less a composer than Johann Sebastian Bach in Germany; thrilling the French all year round with The Four Seasons; and ...

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 19:12

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season
Broadway World
... numerous Bach cantatas and Mozart Requiem with Music of the Baroque (Chicago); Handel'sSolomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie in Holland; Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie and the Yale Philharmonia; Bach's Christmas Oratorio and ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:32

The Patriot Ledger

GO GUIDE: Watch young sailors in Scituate
The Patriot Ledger
Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free concert at 6:30 p.m. called Dances from Around the World, including music by J.S. Bach, Gabrielli, and John Philip Sousa, as well as American folk tunes at Laura's Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St ...

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 09:45

The Patriot Ledger

GO GUIDE: Watch young sailors in Scituate
The Patriot Ledger
Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free concert at 6:30 p.m. called Dances from Around the World, including music by J.S. Bach, Gabrielli, and John Philip Sousa, as well as American folk tunes at Laura's Center for the Arts, 97 Mill St ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 00:28

CBC.ca

Classical music lovers flood Inner Harbour for Symphony Splash
Times Colonist
He packed lunch for sustenance and binoculars to check out Victoria Symphony's new music director, Christian Kluxen. Classical music fans are already flooding the Inner Harbour for Victoria's biggest outdoor event. An estimated 40,000 people fill the ...
Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbourCBC.ca

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Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 18:11

Vail Daily News

Wonderbound returns to Vail Dance Festival for two performances
Vail Daily News
"A Dangerous Liaison" is a mixture of thought-provoking, self-indulgent humor with a fusion of baroque music and contemporary dance. The daring artistry exposes the dance company's innovation, vulnerability, courage and mastery of choreography. "We are ...

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Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:17

The Scotsman

Music review: Dunedin Consort
The Scotsman
'Stylus phantasticus', the name given to the type of early baroque music written by Buxtehude, might well be applied not just to the sound-world of his highly embellished A major Sonata for strings, but to everything the incomparable Dunedin Consort ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 08:59

University Choral Society plans big season, announces auditions
Sentinel-Tribune
4 p.m. Oct. 29 - J.S. Bach Cantata No. 80 "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" (A Mighty Fortress Is Our God) with soloists Chelsea Cloeter, Ellen Scholl, Christopher Scholl and Lance Ashmore, the chancel choir of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and a chamber ...

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 00:18

Friday August 11th – Senso di Voce Revisits Silo City by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Last year's concert focused on Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music from the Western canon intertwined with contemporary improvisations. The two concerts this year explore the connections between these early Western musical traditions and those of ...

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 16:34

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