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State of the Classical Music Art, 3: Augustin Hadelich
Warner Classics has signed an exclusive recording contract with violinist Augustin Hadelich, with his label debut to be released on January 12, 2018: Paganini's 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op.1. The 33-year-old virtuoso was chosen as laureate of the ...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 20:31 (blog)

Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland Orchestra respond to James Levine sexual abuse allegations (blog)
After noting that Levine held the positions of apprentice and assistant conductor from 1964 to 1970, and last appeared with the group in 1970, the statement said, "We are not aware of any complaints made during his time with the orchestra." Efforts by ...
Met Opera Suspends James Levine After New Sexual Abuse ...New York Times
Met suspends famed conductor James Levine; Ravinia, CSO wait for investigations over alleged sexual misconductChicago Tribune
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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 17:08

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Chamber Music Society of Minnesota recital a treat for Stravinsky fans
Minneapolis Star Tribune
His approach was unapologetically bold and vigorous, bracingly alive to the music's strutting neoclassical features. The concert also included a selection of quieter, more introverted music in memory of Chamber Music Society patron Ed Volker, who owned ...

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 15:19

An Intimate Concert On The Solstice Is Dec. 21
The Chattanoogan
Tim Hinck will perform an Intimate Concert on the Solstice on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m.. "The Winter Solstice is always an important time for me to refocus and recalibrate my mind and spirit," said Mr. Hinck. "It also seems that there is special ...

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:07

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

'Bach to Christmas' concert's on Friday
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
MEDINA — "Bach to Christmas" will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1212 West Ave. The free concert features the music of J.S. Bach in observance of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The performers are: • Tim ...

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 19:29


The Classical Music Network
Yesterday, he offered this introduction with musical excerpts, of perhaps the most original dramatic work of the 20th Century. Wozzeck, Lulu and Rake are astonishing operas, but this 1909 monodrama plunges us into the inner depths, of a soul, into a ...

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 16:11

Review: Tulsa Symphony Orchestra found a cozy new home for 'Home for the Holidays'
Tulsa World (blog)
The classical half came first, with the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus, led by Tim Sharp, performing the first section of J.S. Bach's Christmas Cantata, BMV 248, a piece that featured some strongly percussive, yet finely nuanced singing over a furious ostinato ...

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Monday, December 4, 2017 - 13:21

The Almanac Online

Jean Lane, philanthropist and environmentalist, dies at 87
The Almanac Online
She played the harpsichord and liked Baroque music, Mr. Nielsen said, adding that he and his wife would accompany her to concerts. She met her husband while working as an interior designer in Chicago. Through Sunset magazine, Mr. Lane championed his ...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:05