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Minneapolis Star Tribune

How the SPCO became one of America's 'most creative orchestras'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
There was no dumbing down of musical content once everyone was inside. Instead, the orchestra played an hourlong program, pairing bright, bubbly works by 19th-century composers Charles Gounod and Antonín Dvorák with Ralph Vaughan Williams' ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 08:31

Slipped Disc

Weaponising classical music against the underclasses
Slipped Disc
Weaponized classical music is just the next step in the commodification of the genre. Today, most young people encounter classical music not as a popular art form but as a class signifier, a set of tropes in a larger system of encoded communication ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 08:00


Classical Music Hightlight: Martha Argerich on Carnegie Hall Live!
Tonight's Carnegie Hall Live features music by Respighi, and Martha Argerich as the soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:10

PSU's baroque pearl
Contemporary classical guitar music mainly exists at the intersection of three musical traditions: Baroque lute, Spanish guitar, and the contemporary traditions fused with modernist classical trends and diverse musical idioms from around the world.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 22:15

Sumter Item

Sumter music club announces scholarship winners
Sumter Item
The Woman's Afternoon Music Club has announced the winners of its annual music scholarship competition held April 22 at First Presbyterian Church. Adjudicator was Jim Mills, a retired music educator and director of the Sumter Community Concert Band.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 08:05

Peninsula Daily News

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present “The Able Virtuoso,” part of its Spring Baroque Festival, with three contrasting performances of early orchestral and chamber music on period instruments at 2 p.m. Saturday. “The Able ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:42

What to Do This Weekend
The Winchester Star
The program will include Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco Overture, J. S. Bach's Air from the Suite No. 3 in D, two dances from Aram Khachaturian's Gayane Ballet, Danse des Mysteres of Jonathan Cohen, Gordon Jacobs The Barber of Seviille Goes to the Devil, ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 00:07

Camden New Journal newspapers website

Sebastian Taylor's music news: Chamber music; Baroque violinists; jazz at Zedel; Chichester Psalms; Collegium ...
Camden New Journal newspapers website
Baroque violinists Sarah Bealby-Wright and Holly Harman – are performing 18th-century music for and about the “Painted Ladies” of the Music Room in the House. Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, Highgate, NW3 7JR6pm, 7.30pm & 8pm, free.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 19:44