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That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
The 18th annual Animation Show of Shows will be at noon Saturday and next Sunday and at 10 p.m. June 15 at the Art Theater in downtown Champaign. It will feature 13 family friendly films. Some highlights: Disney/Pixar's Academy Award-winning short, ...

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 08:03

Performance schedule
Record Bee
2, by J. S. Bach, and arranged by Jeremy Woolstenhulme; Tango Espressivo by Matt Turner features violin solos by Samantha Carter and Rafael Contreras. Harry's Wondrous World from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, music by John Williams, ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 21:50

An Asian afternoon Friday in the Cliburn Competition's Semifinal Round
Dallas News (blog)
FORT WORTH--With half the 12 semifinalists at this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition hailing from Asia, it was hardly surprising to have to two Asian pianists playing back-to-back recitals Friday afternoon at Bass Performance Hall.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 19:05

New York Times

An Ice Cream Truck at Carnegie Hall: This Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments
New York Times
In addition to reviews, features and news during the week, our critics and reporters collect the best of what they've heard: notes that sent shivers down their spines, memorable voices, quotations that cut to the heart of the story. Read the rest of ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 17:06

Telegraph.co.uk

Sitar hits a nostalgic note under Nishat Kahn, plus all of June 2017's best classical concerts
Telegraph.co.uk
It says something about the changing fashions in opera, and its expanding repertoire, that the biggest vocal stars today are performers of Baroque music. Certainly the star power here at the Wigmore Hall, where Cecilia Bartoli and Philippe Jaroussky ...

Google News
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 04:50

Washington Post

Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Some works will be performed as choral works in the cappella style in English, Latin and German. Choir pieces will include award-winners composed by J. S. Bach, Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, K. Lee Scott, Ola Gjeilo, Greg Gilpin, Lee Dengler, Eliza ...

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 21:46

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100
Forbes
If and when you find out, after finishing this article, that I've skipped over Glenn Gould's iconic Goldberg Variations again (they were in the running until the very last cuts had to be made), but included this solo-piano recording of baroque music by ...

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 17:28

New York Times

Review: New York's Early-Music Scene Is Having a Moment
New York Times
But in contrast to Acronym, which is hard put to corral its dozen busy members for an occasional concert, NYBI, as Baroque Incorporated is known, maintained a steady presence in the city this spring as part of Trinity Wall Street's ambitious music program.

Google News
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 15:22

Religion: Special music
Herald-Mail Media
The concert will include works by J.S. Bach, Georg Philipp Teleman and others. Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, hymn texts and tunes of Martin Luther will be featured, with settings by Michael Praetorius, Max Reger and Marcel ...

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 23:45

Dallas News

Cliburn's Friday semifinal round ranged from 'frantic' to 'real poetry'
Dallas News
FORT WORTH — We're down to 12 semifinalists at this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. After Thursday night's opening session, the next four days have both afternoon and evening performances. Solo recitals later on will be ...

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 20:51

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100
Forbes
Sound Advice: Classical music bait for $100 – Part II. Back in February of 2013, George Pieler and I wrote a column here on Forbes.com (“Two Cents About Classical Music For $100”) on some of the market- and technology-changes that affect this sneakily ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 17:26

WABE 90.1 FM

Atlanta Women's Chorus Sings Music From The British Isles
WABE 90.1 FM
“The folk tunes from a long time ago were the popular music of the day,” Maschinot said in an interview with Lois Reitzes. “As musicians, we hear similarities, but mostly we can feel similarities.” The Atlanta Women's Chorus was founded in 2013 under ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 14:18

Performance schedule
Record Bee
2, by J. S. Bach, and arranged by Jeremy Woolstenhulme; Tango Espressivo by Matt Turner features violin solos by Samantha Carter and Rafael Contreras. Harry's Wondrous World from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, music by John Williams, ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 21:50

The Spokesman-Review

Whitworth student turns 'covfefe' tweet into Baroque fugue
The Spokesman-Review
While many took to social media to offer up interpretations of President Donald Trump's famous “covfefe” tweet, Peter Underhill turned to music. The Whitworth University music student composed a Baroque fugue using the notes “CFEFE” as a basis for his ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 19:33

How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library: The Second $100
Forbes
Sound Advice: Classical music bait for $100 – Part II. Back in February of 2013, George Pieler and I wrote a column here on Forbes.com (“Two Cents About Classical Music For $100”) on some of the market- and technology-changes that affect this sneakily ...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 17:26

Gloucester Daily Times

5 things to do this weekend
Gloucester Daily Times
Historic New England offers free museum tours Saturday on the hour, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House, 75 Eastern Point Blvd in Gloucester, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Cogswell's Grant, 60 Spring St. in Essex. Beauport, a National ...

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 13:54

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