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Gisele Becker conducted the Cantate Chamber Singers program Saturday night in Chevy Chase.
Washington Classical Review (blog)
And, in the one well-known work on the program, JS Bach's “Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit” (God's time is the best time), we get a variation on the Divine Watchmaker image, advising us to trust in God's excellent sense of timing: Though we have no ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 10:54

The Guardian

FX Richter: Sinfonias, Sonatas and Oboe Concerto CD review – quite a find
The Guardian
Richter played in the virtuoso Mannheim orchestra and so has been labelled an early classicist, but on this evidence he is a fascinating link between the baroque and the next musical era. Generally easy on the ear, flowing gracefully, his idiom then ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 02:20

Mainline Today

Bach At Seven Series
Mainline Today
... J.S. Bach, listeners will hear rarely performed choral and chamber works spanning five centuries: from Michael Praetorius and Heinrich Schütz to Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Hugo Distler, and our contemporaries, Philadelphians David ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 23:17

Minneapolis Star Tribune

How Liquid Music became one of the country's coolest alt-classical concert series
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The first official performance in the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series was by Laurie Anderson in November 2012. It was an auspicious beginning for Liquid Music, as Anderson is one of the more renowned and accomplished performance ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 14:29

The Guardian

Zuzana Růžičková obituary
The Guardian
When the Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Růžičková, who has died aged 90, left the Nazi labour camp at Terezín in a truck bound for Auschwitz, she wrote down a passage from one of JS Bach's English Suites “as a sort of talisman, because I didn't know what ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 09:04

Albuquerque Journal

Jewish Book Fest authors explore love, loss, conflict and faith
Albuquerque Journal
The central braid is the precarious path of a fictional, long-hidden manuscript of a J.S. Bach cantata whose music is gorgeous but whose text is embedded with anti-Semitic vitriol. The cantata's path begins in the late 18th century when a Bach son gave ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 02:02

Daily Mail

'Doesn't really catch fire': English Touring Opera's production of Rameau's Dardanus leaves quite a lot to be ...
Daily Mail
Jean-Philippe Rameau was a giant of French 18th-century music. But his international reputation lags behind near contemporaries J S Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. Many British music lovers are unfamiliar with his music. So Dardanus is a surprise choice for ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 17:01

Themillbrookindependent.com

Brooklyn Rider Illumines Trinity-Pawling
Themillbrookindependent.com
At All-Saints Chapel at Trinity-Pawling School, Brooklyn Rider, a string quartet that plays classics and contemporary music, opened the Pawling Concert Series with selections from J.S. Bach's The Art of the Fugue, BMW 1080. Hearing four voices in ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 12:05

Longmont-area events for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
Longmont Times-Call
A Quincentennial Celebration — Music inspired by the Reformation, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, with compositions from J.S. Bach, Martin Luther and Felix Mendelssohn. A guest brass ensemble accompanies the chorale, $5-$17, ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 03:02

Prothom Alo (English)

Classical music, tech can go hand-in-hand
Prothom Alo (English)
Shubha MudgalEminent Indian classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal, who never fails to mesmerise audiences with her soulful voice, believes that classical music and technology, which ease the teaching and learning processes, can go hand-in-hand. "I myself ...

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 00:20

San Francisco Examiner

Oct. 15-16: Sarah Kay, Jessica Bruder, Sony Holland, Lieder Alive, SF Bach Choir, MuteMath, Kimberly Lovato, Caustic ...
San Francisco Examiner
SF Bach Choir: “Martin Luther's Musical Revolution,” which includes music by Praetorius, J.S. Bach, Brahms and Telemann played on the largest church organ in Northern California, is a concert to benefit victims of the North Bay fires. [7 p.m., Calvary ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 15:01

India New England

Classical music and technology can go hand-in-hand: Vocalist Shubha Mudgal
India New England
New Delhi– Eminent Indian classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal, who never fails to mesmerise audiences with her soulful voice, believes that classical music and technology, which ease the teaching and learning processes, can go hand-in-hand. “I myself am ...

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 06:55

Florida Times-Union

Arts Notes: Cummer's 'LIFT' exhibit honored by the Southeastern Museum Exhibition Competition
Florida Times-Union
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus, featuring guest artists Echoing Air, a music ensemble with Baroque instruments, will perform “If It Ain't Baroque: Renaissance and Baroque Music” at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, 4001 Hendricks ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 03:02

Roanoke Times

Classical music of Japan comes to Floyd Oct. 21
Roanoke Times
The celebrated ensemble plays classical stringed instruments of Japan, the koto and the shamisen. The performance is sponsored by Virginia's Blue Ridge Music Festival (VBRMF), a nonprofit organization that promotes classical music and music education ...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 00:19

CapeNews.net

Chorale's 'Baroque Splendor' Features Vivaldi, Bach And Handel
CapeNews.net
The program includes works by Vivaldi, Bach and Handel, as well as other important composers who contributed to music of the Baroque period, which stretched from about 1600 to 1750 and was a productive period for vocal and choral music, producing the ...

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 14:36

Longmont-area events for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Longmont Times-Call
A Quincentennial Celebration — Music inspired by the Reformation, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, with compositions from J.S. Bach, Martin Luther and Felix Mendelssohn. A guest brass ensemble accompanies the chorale, $5-$17, ...

and more »
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 03:05

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