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UNIMEDIA

Au rămas zile numărate până la Festivalul Internațional de Muzică „JS Bach”, ediţia a VII-a
UNIMEDIA
În perioada 7-14 mai, Sala cu Orgă şi Fundaţia Culturală J.S. Bach invită toţi iubitorii de frumos la cea de-a VII-a ediție a Festivalului Internațional ‚J.S. Bach”. Programul Festivalului cuprinde 4 concerte de o înaltă ținută artistică, cu implicarea ...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 05:45

Irish Times

'It's lovely to be the home of classical music, but we need to be a broader church'
Irish Times
Deep in the bowels of the National Concert Hall Martin Hayes and Barry Douglas are sitting at a table in an empty dressing room. They've just arrived for the launch of the NCH's musical programme for 2017 and 2018. After a few minutes with them it's ...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 00:01

Cleveland Scene Weekly

No Exit Does Avant-Garde Music for the Cello and Seven More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Steven Plank's excellent Oberlin choir, the Collegium Musicum Oberliniense, will take its spring program of English music to Trinity Cathedral's Brownbag Concert Series on Wednesday, May 3 at 12 noon. The repertory ranges from gloriously sprawly motets ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 14:00

The Australian

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra: baroque, with viola but no gimmicks
The Australian
The latter is grounded in late baroque viola repertoire, comprising early concertos for the modern da braccio instrument by Telemann and JS Bach (BWV1053R, meticulously reconstructed by German musicologist Wilfried Fischer) and the Passacaglia from ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 10:11

Irish Times

National Concert Hall needs to go beyond classical music
Irish Times
Deep in the bowels of the National Concert Hall Martin Hayes and Barry Douglas are sitting at a table in an empty dressing room. They've just arrived for the launch of the NCH's musical programme for 2017 and 2018. After a few minutes with them it's ...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 04:51

Broadsheet

Circa and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Return With Spanish Baroque
Broadsheet
Over 28 years, Dyer has nurtured the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra from a niche troupe of players into one of Australia's most loved and respected classical music ensembles. Much of the appeal is in Dyer's approach, which strips baroque music of its ...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 00:00

WUSF News

June LeBell, Groundbreaking Advocate For Classical Music, Dies
WUSF News
LeBell was the first female announcer on a major commercial classical music radio station in the U.S., remaining behind the microphone at WQXR for almost 30 years. In that time, she earned 17 important awards for outstanding broadcasts, interviewed ...

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 13:17

Post-Bulletin

Review: Lyra Orchestra ends season on ambitious note
Post-Bulletin
Over the span of 2-1/2 hours, with two intermissions, the orchestra unfurled a program of all six of J.S. Bach's iconic Brandenburg Concertos, presented in reverse numerical order — a general progression from pieces for smaller ensembles to pieces for ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 09:40

WPLN

Chas Sisk / WPLN
WPLN
Tennessee lawmakers are close to approving one of the toughest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that could open doctors to criminal prosecution if they perform abortions after 20 weeks. That's even though both sides agree abortions that late in ...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 04:13

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

June LeBell, a pioneering classical music radio host and interviewer ...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
SARASOTA — Even in “retirement” in Sarasota, June LeBell never stepped far away from a microphone.After an early start as a professional singer, she turned ...
June LeBell, Groundbreaking Advocate For Classical Music, Dies ...WUSF News
Remembering June LeBell, the voice of Sarasota's music community ...YourObserver.com

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 17:16

Houstonia Magazine

Gabriela Lena Frank Shakes Up Classical Music with the World Premiere of Conquest Requiem
Houstonia Magazine
The Requiem Mass, a ceremonious Latin mass for the dead that has inspired countless musical compositions, dates back to the 15th century. All the big names in classical music have composed one—Verdi, Mozart, Berlioz, Haydn, Stravinsky, Liszt and Fauré ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 13:06

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Beloved MPB singer Belchior dies at 70 listening to classical music
plus55 (blog)
On Sunday morning, the famous Brazilian singer Belchior passed away peacefully while listening to classical music. The composer and performer had settled into his living room in his home in Rio Grande do Sul. After feeling slight back pain and chills, ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 07:42

Wicked Local Scituate

Seraphim singers at St. Stephen's in Cohasset on Sunday
Wicked Local Scituate
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature the Seraphim Singers, a highly acclaimed Boston based choral group directed by Jennifer Lester.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 00:08

Cleveland Scene Weekly

No Exit Does Avant-Garde Music for the Cello and Seven More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Boston's Sound Energy, a string trio made up of violinist Micah Brightwell, violist Ashe Gordon, and cellist Benjamin Swartz, will play a wide-ranging program including arrangements of selections from J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations and new music by ...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 14:00

Wicked Local Hingham

Seraphim singers at St. Stephen's in Cohasset on Sunday
Wicked Local Hingham
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature the Seraphim Singers, a highly acclaimed Boston based choral group directed by Jennifer Lester.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:01

The Daily Gazette

Pianist Denk traces history of piano at Union concert - Times Union
Albany Times Union
SCHENECTADY — In two quick hours on Sunday afternoon, pianist Jeremy Denk embraced a millennium of music. Denk took a chronological path through ...
Pianist Denk delights crowd with trip through centuries | The Daily ...The Daily Gazette

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 07:39

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