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The Tribune

Punjabi singer's renditions delight classical music lovers
The Tribune
Punjabi singer's renditions delight classical music lovers. Jagraj Dhaula, a folk singer from Barnala, performs at Punjab Kala Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari. SD Sharma. Chandigarh, July 17. The ongoing Surtaal Utsav ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:35

Wicked Local Lexington

New group bringing Indian classical music greats to Lexington
Wicked Local Lexington
“The greats of Indian classical music live in and around Pune,” said Godbole. He describes it as a place where the greatest of Indian classical music can be found, where musicians play on every street corner, discerning fans of Indian classical music ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 14:12

La Croix International (registration) (blog)

A new Foundation to promote high-quality culture in Venice
La Croix International (registration) (blog)
Author and stage director, Lexa founded the Venetian Centre for Baroque Music in 2011 and is deeply involved in the cultural life of the city. With a hint of bitterness, he points out that Venice “attracts millions of tourists every year, but plays ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 07:12

SFGate

The violin takes a bow in Music@Menlo celebration
SFGate
The journey began with some of the Baroque masters who first established the instrument's dominant role — a handful of lesser-known Italians who explored its technical and expressive capabilities followed by the composers, including Vivaldi and Bach ...

Google News
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 16:15

A.V. Club (blog)

The king's barge-time Muzak playlist: The 300-year reign of Water Music
A.V. Club (blog)
The baroque is the earliest period of European music to remain in constant circulation—the home of such chestnuts as Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon In D, not to mention the collected works of J.S. Bach—but the popular image of the ...

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Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:20

Scout Somerville

Hitting the Right Notes: Original Gravity Pairs Beer and Classical Music
Scout Somerville
You probably don't think of classical music that combines violins with electronics, or of Vellumsound, the resident string ensemble at the Museum of Fine Arts. But that's just what visitors to Slumbrew's American Fresh Brewhouse in Boynton Yards got to ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 13:57

WPLN

Transitioned: An Actor's Reflection On Getting A Day Job And Remaining An Artist
WPLN
In 2011, we aired a series called Transitioned about Tennesseans adapting to an economy in flux. Now, we're checking back in to find out what — if anything — has changed for them. Read More. Monik Markus / via Flickr ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 05:48

HuffPost

Delightful New Modern Classical Music: “The Wait” – Franco Esteve
HuffPost
Stylistically, “The Wait” falls into the modern classical genre of music. If pressed, I would describe “The Wait” as a combination of minimalist and post-minimalist elements. It's pared down and reductive, but avoids the minimalist tendency to rigid ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 13:31

A.V. Club (blog)

The king's barge-time Muzak playlist: The 300-year reign of Water Music
A.V. Club (blog)
(In fact, my favorite recording of Water Music, conducted in 1993 by Jordi Savall, sequences the movements differently from most versions; in the interest of user-friendliness, all references here are to the most popular sequencing.) The baroque is the ...

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Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:20

Guitar Virtuoso David William Ross in Concert at River St Theatre
Broadway World
Whether he is performing the work of J.S. Bach, writing an aleatoric performance piece, or recording a folk-rock band, his work, in effort and effect, in sound and words, is always grounded in the visceral experience of the art, an impulse of the art ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:53

Classic FM

New releases: Vladimir Ashkenazy plays Bach and Maxim Rysanov plays Schubert
Classic FM
His brand new album of Bach's six French Suites, John Suchet's Album of the Week, continues Ashkenazy's extraordinary journey through the major keyboard works of JS Bach. Ashkenazy remarks, "It was a privilege to do more Bach, and I tried to have as ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 05:06

Stereophile Magazine

Pergolesi's Revered Stabat Mater Revisited
Stereophile Magazine
The new recording also includes two of J.S. Bach's 12 solo cantatas, both sung by Mead. As lovely as his voice may be, and as sincere an artist as he may be, a comparison of his rendition of Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV170 (Contented rest, ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:48

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

This week: concerts in New York (July 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017)
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Orpheus in Central Park. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs several works by J.S. Bach alongside Christopher Theofanidis's Muse. Tuesday, July 18 at 7:30 PM Free Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell, New York, NY ..:: Website ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 14:43

Classic FM

Beatboxing to Bach's Cello Suite is the most incredible display of multi-tasking
Classic FM
J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 has been given the beatboxing treatment by a champion cello-boxer. Anyone who has ever tried to accompany themselves singing will know that musical multi-tasking is not an easy feat. But this guy just made it look *so ...

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 08:09

WRTI

Back Before Bach: Piffaro's Musical Journeys
WRTI
A local Renaissance band brings its virtuosity to a new recording of music J.S. Bach may have heard. Piffaro's CD, Back Before Bach: Musical Journeys, released in July 2017, is the pinnacle of over 35 years of experience. It's the climax of countless ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 19:35

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, July 16-23: 'Beethoven's Ninth With Dudamel' and more
Los Angeles Times
Dudamel Conducts Wagner The LA Phil is joined Los Angeles Master Chorale for selections from the musical dramas “Tannhäuser,” “The Flying Dutchman” and “Die Meistersinger.” Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Thu., 8 p.m. $1-$154.

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 09:02

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