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Entering the world of the oratorio: Muhlenberg presents variations of a “gospel” - Muhlenberg Weekly

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:44

Entering the world of the oratorio: Muhlenberg presents variations of a “gospel”
Muhlenberg Weekly
A specific performance I would like to dive into is a piece sung by Theresa Corinne Wegher-Thompson '20 titled “Blute nur, du liebes Hurz,” which is a part of the “St. Matthew Passion” oratorio by J.S. Bach. Taking us back in time to between the 17th ...

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'The gift of song' - Gloucester Daily Times

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:46

Gloucester Daily Times

'The gift of song'
Gloucester Daily Times
The concert this Saturday is under the direction of Wendy Betts, organist and director of music arts at Our Savior Lutheran, and the program will consist entirely of works by Johann Sebastian Bach, who was devoted to Luther's teachings. "He came 150 ...

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Saturday: Korean cultural event continues St. Ambrose 'Faces of Globalization' theme - Quad City Times

Brahms - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:33

Quad City Times

Saturday: Korean cultural event continues St. Ambrose 'Faces of Globalization' theme
Quad City Times
The musicians will perform music from Korea, but also from around the world, including the work of Sergei Rachmanioff, Johannes Brahms and George Gershwin. The concert program will end with a sing-along, led by Nathan Windt and Hunhui Oh.

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The Ripieno Players Beethoven Piano Concerto review – a particularly impressive performance - Cherwell Online

Beethoven - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:19

Cherwell Online

The Ripieno Players Beethoven Piano Concerto review – a particularly impressive performance
Cherwell Online
What was clear from the beginning of the Beethoven was the strength of the string section. Led by Emma Lisney, the first violins convincingly carried the melody and in rare instances, the entire orchestra. When there were mistakes, the conductor, Joe ...
Review: Cellist Alban Gerhardt joins New Jersey Symphony Orchestra for masterful concertnjarts.net

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Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:47

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
California Bach Society “J.S. Bach Missa Brevis & Cantata 21.” 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 22. First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley. www.calbach.org. California Pops Orchestra “Funny Side Up!” 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 29. $20-$55.

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Music: MuZette, a folk-fusion ensemble, performs at Dill's Tavern - Carlisle Sentinel

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:16

Carlisle Sentinel

Music: MuZette, a folk-fusion ensemble, performs at Dill's Tavern
Carlisle Sentinel
Both are very talented musicians, and the group's creative arrangements make even well known songs sound fresh and new. When describing their ensemble, the couple encourages audiences to “imagine JS Bach jamming out with Jethro Tull, and then add ...

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Harmony Chorus performs Sunday - Cody Enterprise

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:48

Harmony Chorus performs Sunday
Cody Enterprise
These will be followed by “Pie Jesu,” from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Requiem and the fast-paced “Bouree” by J.S. Bach in Swingle style. Then a transition to uplifting pieces reflective of the region including “Country Roads,” “Buttons and Bows,” and “Women ...

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Mobile Opera presents: "Cosi fan Tutte" - FOX10 News

Mozart - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:26

Mobile Opera presents: "Cosi fan Tutte"
FOX10 News
Cosi fan Tutte by W.A. Mozart is the story of two young military officers who challenge Don Alfonso's statement that all women are fickle and can't be trusted. They are sure their sweethearts (who are sisters) are steadfast. A rash bet is made and Don ...

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Free stuff to do in Cincinnati: Oct. 20-22 - Cincinnati.com

JS Bach - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:33

Cincinnati.com

Free stuff to do in Cincinnati: Oct. 20-22
Cincinnati.com
Celebrate 500th anniversary of Reformation with J. S. Bach's great Reformation Day cantata led by Carlton Monroe. Ages 18 and up. Free. 513-831-2052; bachensemble.org. Leo Coffeehouse, 5:30 p.m., Zion United Church of Christ, 2301 Indian Mound Ave., ...

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Listen to Bach, Transformed for String Quartet - New York Times

Beethoven - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:17

New York Times

Listen to Bach, Transformed for String Quartet
New York Times
And yet Bach's DNA twists through the masterpieces of the quartet repertoire and profoundly shaped works by composers including Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Bartok. Schumann considered Bach fugues his “daily bread.” On its most recent album, the ...

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Judith Neville - ValpoLife.com (blog)

Brahms - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:06

A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Judith Neville
ValpoLife.com (blog)
“'Opus 118' comes from Johannes Brahms, my favorite composer in the world,” Neville said. “I started playing when I was four. I had been playing 15 years by the time I was a sophomore in college, and my piano instructor gave me Brahms' Opus 118 No.

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Up-and-coming violinist Simone Porter will perform with Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra - Tribune-Review

Brahms - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:05

Up-and-coming violinist Simone Porter will perform with Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra
Tribune-Review
It will be joined by Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1 from 1876 and Frederick Delius's “On Hearing the First Cuckoo of Spring” from 1912. Meyer finds the works all to be examinations of melody and the development of themes. But, he adds, they are they ...

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The sublime sounds of the solo cello, played Anthony Albrecht, (Juilliard Scholar) will be coming to Kangaroo Island ... - The Islander

JS Bach - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:45

The Islander

The sublime sounds of the solo cello, played Anthony Albrecht, (Juilliard Scholar) will be coming to Kangaroo Island ...
The Islander
His two-hour concerts selections from JS Bach's stunning suites for solo cello are interspersed with other short, early works for the instrument and discussion of the historical and cultural context of this timeless music. Anthony said, “Bach to the ...

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November 2017 at the TSO: Measha Brueggergosman, Louis Lortie, and Angela Hewitt Grace the TSO stage - Broadway World

JS Bach - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:17

November 2017 at the TSO: Measha Brueggergosman, Louis Lortie, and Angela Hewitt Grace the TSO stage
Broadway World
The program features two of J. S. Bach's finest concertos, and glorious works by Mozart. On November 23 & 25, the TSO welcomes internationally acclaimed conductor Donald Runnicles for Mahler Symphony 6. Runnicles, who is concurrently General Music ...

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Memphis troupe at Egg dedicated to diversifying love of ballet - Albany Times Union

JS Bach - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:56

Albany Times Union

Memphis troupe at Egg dedicated to diversifying love of ballet
Albany Times Union
The company will also perform Joshua Manculich's "The Rate in Which I Am"; "Left Unsaid," by Nicolo Fonte, with music by J.S. Bach; and Shawn Hounsell's "Sweet," set to a score by Njo Kong Kie, pianist and musical director for La La La Human Steps.

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Madrigal Choir kicks off 40th anniversary season - Press & Sun-Bulletin

JS Bach - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:31

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Madrigal Choir kicks off 40th anniversary season
Press & Sun-Bulletin
After intermission, members of the Binghamton Community Orchestra join the choir in J.S. Bach's “Cantata 80” based on the chorale, believed to be first performed in this form on Reformation Sunday in 1729. The cantata features soprano Christina Taylor ...

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Iconic Beethoven coming to Oakland Symphony - The Mercury News

Beethoven - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:49

The Mercury News

Iconic Beethoven coming to Oakland Symphony
The Mercury News
Oakland Symphony music director Michael Morgan, who celebrates his 60th birthday this season, traces his passion for Beethoven's Fifth Symphony all the way back to childhood. When he was in the third grade, he received a copy of Leonard Bernstein's ...
UW Symphony Orchestra Opens Fall Season Oct. 19University of Wyoming News

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World class pianists tune into Brahms Oktoberfest - The Westmorland Gazette

Brahms - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:06

The Westmorland Gazette

World class pianists tune into Brahms Oktoberfest
The Westmorland Gazette
Running from next Wednesday to Saturday, October 25-28, the mini festival of six concerts, which includes a celebration and veritable voyage through the complete piano works of the great Johannes Brahms, has been put together by distinguished Ulverston ...

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Rising to the challenge of Beethoven's Sonatas for Violin and Piano, with Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver - Gramophone

Beethoven - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:26

Gramophone

Rising to the challenge of Beethoven's Sonatas for Violin and Piano, with Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver
Gramophone
'We'd been doing the Beethoven sonatas in recital programmes, and people kept on asking if we had plans to record them. Then we went to play at the Turner Sims, and its Concert Manager Kevin Appleby asked us what we wanted to perform there next.

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