Music news


The Guardian

Lenny Henry: 'Classical music belongs to us all. Just look at Samuel Coleridge-Taylor'
The Guardian
So it was fascinating this year to find that one of these stories challenged my own set of stereotypes about classical music. Over the past few months I have been enthralled and captivated by the story of a man from Croydon in south London who died ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:17

The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Bach Choir Presents The Spirit Soars Saturday And Sunday
The Chattanoogan
Established in 1985 by conductor James Greasby, the Chattanooga Bach Choir focuses on performing the choral works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in addition to choral-orchestral masterworks of all periods. David Long, artistic director and conductor of the ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:51

Houston Chronicle

Houston music groups ring in the season
Houston Chronicle
A French Baroque Christmas. Mercury Chamber Orchestra presents a festive program of French Baroque and Renaissance Christmas music. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29; $10-$35; MATCH, 3400 Main; 713-533-0080, mercuryhouston.org. A Bronze Christmas. Houston ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:17

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | 'Giving BACH'
Rochester City Newspaper
This Saturday afternoon, Ad Hoc Music presents one of J.S. Bach's most engaging vocal works. The so-called "Coffee Cantata" is not a typical Bach cantata. In this very secular work, the yearning soul is a young lady who just wants her three cups of ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 02:07

The Guardian

Skydiving from a Dream review – Scottish Ensemble add interest, if not coherence, to Bach
The Guardian
It is Andersson Dance and the music of JS Bach to which the ensemble has returned for this latest project. Extracts from the Art of Fugue are juxtaposed with Lutosławski's Preludes for solo strings and Beethoven's Grosse Fuge in expanded version for ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:16

Dundalk Democrat

Entertainment for all as Ardee Baroque festival makes return
Dundalk Democrat
Marking its fifteenth anniversary, Ardee Baroque returns from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November with a weekend of music and events. Whether you're a seasoned baroque music fan or someone completely new to it, this year's Festival is tailored to provide ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:29

The Union of Grass Valley

Philadelphia Brass set to take stage in Grass Valley
The Union of Grass Valley
2," by Tomasco Albinoni, "Chorale Prelude," by J.S. Bach, "Wie will ich mich freuden from Cantata 146," also by J.S. Bach, Berstein's "Four Movements from Divertimento," and Franz Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2." The program will also feature works ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:56

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Mendelssohn's Love of Bach
WSHU
As a young composer, Felix Mendelssohn learned a lot from studying the music of Bach, as we'll hear today in Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 12. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 01:08

Pages