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NJSO soars as 2 Norwegian artists take center stage with Wagner and Brahms - NJ.com

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:40

NJ.com

NJSO soars as 2 Norwegian artists take center stage with Wagner and Brahms
NJ.com
After intermission, Bergmann and the band followed this tough act with Johannes Brahms' First Symphony. Again, he conducted from memory--doing away with a podium completely, which gave him more room to roam: at one point he looked like a magician ...

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Exquisite Antonacci: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube - New York Times

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:34

New York Times

Exquisite Antonacci: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
This week, I asked the superstar trio of Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos and Emanuel Ax to choose a favorite page from the three piano trios written by Johannes Brahms, as they began an American tour with the pieces. One of the most striking things about ...

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West Bay Opera Scores With Beethoven's 'Fidelio' - KQED

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:11

KQED

West Bay Opera Scores With Beethoven's 'Fidelio'
KQED
Thus it was that I headed to Lucie Stern Theater in Palo Alto last weekend to see Beethoven's Fidelio, presented by West Bay Opera. To my utter surprise, I cried at the end. Beethoven only wrote one opera, and what a tragedy for opera it is that he ...

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Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville combines Beethoven and K9s for Warriors at Sunday concert - Florida Times-Union

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:34

Florida Times-Union

Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville combines Beethoven and K9s for Warriors at Sunday concert
Florida Times-Union
Bikers, Beethoven and beer are the key words for the next Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville concert, set for 5 p.m. Sunday at Intuition Ale Works at 929 E. Bay St. The volunteer symphony orchestra, led by conductor Marguerite Richardson, will present a ...

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Beethoven, Brahms and bombast at the BPO - Buffalo News

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:03

Buffalo News

Beethoven, Brahms and bombast at the BPO
Buffalo News
Between the Brahms and the Beethoven, we have Schumann's Piano Concerto, featuring the young Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong. She was a top finalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. In a stunning crimson gown, she cut a beautiful and ...

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The Classical Music Network - ConcertoNet

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:57

ConcertoNet

The Classical Music Network
ConcertoNet
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trios No. 2 in C major, Op. 87, No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101, & No. 1 in B major, Op. 8. Emanuel Ax (piano), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello). Y.-Y. Ma (© Jason Bell) “Leaning out of those windows at dawn or by moonlight ...

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Steinway Artist Eric Fung LIVE from WRTI 90.1: Feb. 26 at 12:10 PM - WRTI

JS Bach - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:53

WRTI

Steinway Artist Eric Fung LIVE from WRTI 90.1: Feb. 26 at 12:10 PM
WRTI
Eric won second-prize at the Thirteenth International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig. He has played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Philadelphia Bach Festival, the Israel Festival in Jerusalem, European Piano Forum in Berlin, the ...

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Concordia Choir performance set in Temple - Temple Daily Telegram

JS Bach - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:39

Temple Daily Telegram

Concordia Choir performance set in Temple
Temple Daily Telegram
The choir has performed nationally and internationally since 1918. The concert in Temple is part of the choir's 15-day tour of the South Central United States. Clausen has programmed a varied set including a selection titled “Out of Darkness Let Light ...

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Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center - Monterey County Herald

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:27

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center
Monterey County Herald
Pull out your calendars and take notes for dates and ticket buying. Our concert halls are full of music over the next two weeks. We begin with Chamber Music Monterey Bay's presentation of Carnegie Hall's ensemble Decoda playing works by Franz Schubert ...

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Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center - Monterey County Herald

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:27

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center
Monterey County Herald
Pull out your calendars and take notes for dates and ticket buying. Our concert halls are full of music over the next two weeks. We begin with Chamber Music Monterey Bay's presentation of Carnegie Hall's ensemble Decoda playing works by Franz Schubert ...

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Verdi: Joseph Calleja; Beethoven: Music for Winds — 'sensitivity and effervescence' - Financial Times

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:18

Financial Times

Verdi: Joseph Calleja; Beethoven: Music for Winds — 'sensitivity and effervescence'
Financial Times
After starting out as a bel canto stylist the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja is moving up to the heavyweight division. His recent appearances in Tosca have shown how well his bright voice with its fast vibrato can step up to the mark and this disc of ...

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California Chamber Orchestra will reach for the stars this weekend - Press-Enterprise

JS Bach - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:12

Press-Enterprise

California Chamber Orchestra will reach for the stars this weekend
Press-Enterprise
The orchestra will perform two of the pieces on the record: J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. “The Brandenburg Concerto is an amazing piece of music, with a very difficult trumpet solo ...

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California Chamber Orchestra will reach for the stars this weekend - Press-Enterprise

JS Bach - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:12

Press-Enterprise

California Chamber Orchestra will reach for the stars this weekend
Press-Enterprise
Now, that music is farther out in space than any other human-made item.” The orchestra will perform two of the pieces on the record: J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. “The Brandenburg Concerto ...

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World-Renowned Artists Provide Incomparable Classical Music Moments At 2018 SFCM Festival July 15 - Aug. 20 - Los Alamos Daily Post

JS Bach - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:35

World-Renowned Artists Provide Incomparable Classical Music Moments At 2018 SFCM Festival July 15 - Aug. 20
Los Alamos Daily Post
6 and J. S. Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe Aug. 11. As a conductor, he leads Schoenberg's chamber orchestra arrangement of Mahler's symphonic vocal work Das Lied von der Erde Aug. 13. The performance features Grammy Award–winning mezzo-soprano ...

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Kornukopia: Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4 - The Daily Courier

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:03

The Daily Courier

Kornukopia: Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4
The Daily Courier
Violinist Liza Ferschtman is featured when the Phoenix Symphony returns to Prescott for a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Conducted by Tito Munoz, who is the symphony ...

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Kornukopia: Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4 - Prescott Daily Courier

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:03

Prescott Daily Courier

Kornukopia: Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday, March 4
Prescott Daily Courier
Violinist Liza Ferschtman is featured when the Phoenix Symphony returns to Prescott for a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. Conducted by Tito Munoz, who is the symphony ...

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Elias Quartet: Beethoven, The Complete String Quartets vol.4 - The Strad

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 05:46

The Strad

Elias Quartet: Beethoven, The Complete String Quartets vol.4
The Strad
This is disc number four in the Elias's complete Beethoven cycle, and very fine it is too. The G major Quartet op.18 no.2 has playing of constant understated sensitivity. The first movement abounds in subtle detail, and it all sounds entirely natural ...

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Northwest BachFest celebrates 40th anniversary with West Coast premiere - The Spokesman-Review

Brahms - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 03:01

The Spokesman-Review

Northwest BachFest celebrates 40th anniversary with West Coast premiere
The Spokesman-Review
10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74, often referred to as the “Harp” quartet, and Johannes Brahms' Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36. “Don Quixote” and Ernö Dohnányi (March 5, 7:30 p.m., Barrister Winery. $15/students; $35/general admission). Bailey will be ...

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JOYFUL VIRTUE Symphony to present Beethoven's Ninth - Times Daily

Beethoven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 01:12

Times Daily

JOYFUL VIRTUE Symphony to present Beethoven's Ninth
Times Daily
FLORENCE — A mass choir will join Shoals Symphony at UNA as they present Beethoven's final masterwork, "The Ninth Symphony," on March 4. “Nothing captivates the senses like a performance of Beethoven's thrilling Symphony No. Nine, 'Ode to Joy,' with ...

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Tenors needed to bolster the Mozart Choir - Roodepoort Record

Mozart - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:40

Roodepoort Record

Tenors needed to bolster the Mozart Choir
Roodepoort Record
“The Johannesburg WA Mozart Choir will be performing The Mikado, an opera by Gilbert and Sullivan at the theatre from 6 to 8 July. The choir will be accompanied by our multi-talented musical director, C-J de Graaff and accompanist, Daniela Pretorius ...

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