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REVIEW: Pounding St. John Passion (Lyric Opera of the North) - Twin Cities Arts Reader

JS Bach - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 07:10

Twin Cities Arts Reader

REVIEW: Pounding St. John Passion (Lyric Opera of the North)
Twin Cities Arts Reader
LOON Opera kicked off its 2017-2018 season on Saturday with Johann Sebastian Bach's St. John Passion. Yes, you read that correctly – winter isn't anywhere close to officially here, and the Lyric Opera of the North is already doing a paschal oratorio.

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Arts highlights in Donegal - Donegal Democrat

JS Bach - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:00

Donegal Democrat

Arts highlights in Donegal
Donegal Democrat
Over 30 of the best classical musicians in the country will play a concert featuring JS Bach: Brandenburg Concerto Nr. 3, BWV 1048, 10 min. CPE Bach: Concerto for Cello in A minor. CPE Bach: Bach Sinfonia in B minor WQ 182/5 Hamburg. Vivaldi: Concerto ...

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City Calendar — Oct. 16-22 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:49

City Calendar — Oct. 16-22
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The 90-minute performance includes works by J.S. Bach, Heiller and Messien. Tickets are $12; student tickets are free with valid student ID. The cathedral is located at Fifth Avenue and Craig Street. For more information or for tickets, www.organseries ...

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Ode to Joy: CSO and company deliver a fine feast of Beethoven ... - The Press

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:57

The Press

Ode to Joy: CSO and company deliver a fine feast of Beethoven ...
The Press
REVIEW: The highlight of the symphony was, predictably, the finale, but there was plenty to enjoy prior to that.
Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven ...Roanoke Times

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Baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare celebrates ever-present, ever-elusive Telemann - Philly.com

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:42

Philly.com

Baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare celebrates ever-present, ever-elusive Telemann
Philly.com
Presented in the midst of Temple University's international conference in this 250th anniversary of Telemann's death, Tempesta's concurrent Telemann 360 Degrees festival revisited how the composer eclipsed none other than J.S. Bach in his own time and ...

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Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven, Brahms - Roanoke Times

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:59

Reading Eagle

Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven, Brahms
Roanoke Times
American pianist Jeffrey Biegel was the soloist in Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto, known as the "Emperor.” After intermission, the RSO alone played Brahms' mighty Fourth Symphony. As is typical for the start of a new season, the full orchestra played ...
Reading Symphony Orchestra opens season with classical hit listReading Eagle

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Gisele Becker conducted the Cantate Chamber Singers program Saturday night in Chevy Chase. - Washington Classical Review (blog)

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:54

Gisele Becker conducted the Cantate Chamber Singers program Saturday night in Chevy Chase.
Washington Classical Review (blog)
And, in the one well-known work on the program, JS Bach's “Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit” (God's time is the best time), we get a variation on the Divine Watchmaker image, advising us to trust in God's excellent sense of timing: Though we have no ...

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Zuzana Růžičková obituary - The Guardian

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:04

The Guardian

Zuzana Růžičková obituary
The Guardian
When the Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Růžičková, who has died aged 90, left the Nazi labour camp at Terezín in a truck bound for Auschwitz, she wrote down a passage from one of JS Bach's English Suites “as a sort of talisman, because I didn't know what ...

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The week ahead in LA classical, Oct. 15-22: Le Salon de Musiques, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more - Los Angeles Times

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical, Oct. 15-22: Le Salon de Musiques, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more
Los Angeles Times
Beethoven, Bagels & Banter Chamber music by Beethoven, Haydn and Dvorak. The Edye at the Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Sun., 11 a.m. $45. (310) 434-3200. Café Tacvba The Mexican alt-rock group performs with Gustavo Dudamel and the ...

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Concert pianist and student perform together after 24 years - Mcalester News Capital

Brahms - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 07:38

Mcalester News Capital

Concert pianist and student perform together after 24 years
Mcalester News Capital
Emerson Elementary School Principal Jamie Price, left, and concert pianist Peter Simon provide a big finish to their piano duet on Johannes Brahms' “Hungarian Dance” during a special children's classical music presentation held Wednesday at S. Arch ...

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Concert pianist and student duet after 24 years - Mcalester News Capital

Brahms - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 07:07

Mcalester News Capital

Concert pianist and student duet after 24 years
Mcalester News Capital
KEVIN HARVISON | Staff photoEmerson Elementary School Principal Jamie Price, left, and concert pianist Peter Simon provide a big finish to their piano duet on Johannes Brahms' “Hungarian Dance” during a special children's classical music presentation ...

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How Beethoven brought Mirabehn to Gandhi - The Navhind Times

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:35

How Beethoven brought Mirabehn to Gandhi
The Navhind Times
The music of Ludwig van Beethoven was another abiding passion that began early in her childhood. She had started on the piano, and her father had bought her a “player-piano” or pianola, a self-playing piano containing a mechanism that operates the ...

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Longmont-area events for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 - Longmont Times-Call

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:02

Longmont-area events for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
Longmont Times-Call
A Quincentennial Celebration — Music inspired by the Reformation, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, with compositions from J.S. Bach, Martin Luther and Felix Mendelssohn. A guest brass ensemble accompanies the chorale, $5-$17, ...

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Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit - Deutsche Welle

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:02

Deutsche Welle

Beethoven's Fifth played at Swiss Le Rosey Concert Hall for 'Innocence in Danger' benefit
Deutsche Welle
The musicians returned this week to play a program of Beethoven's music for the benefit evening of children's charity "Innocence in Danger" (IID). Beethoven's Fifth Symphony was the orchestra's main contribution, while Swiss-Argentinean pianist Martha ...

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School of Music's Bernstein collection brings up fond memories - The Herald-Times

Brahms - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:00

The Herald-Times

School of Music's Bernstein collection brings up fond memories
The Herald-Times
... more than 2,000 items, including 39 Grammy Award nomination plaques, the desk Bernstein used while writing “West Side Story,” a piece of the Berlin Wall that he signed, and a conducting stool from the Vienna Philharmonic in which Johannes Brahms sat.

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Jewish Book Fest authors explore love, loss, conflict and faith - Albuquerque Journal

JS Bach - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:02

Albuquerque Journal

Jewish Book Fest authors explore love, loss, conflict and faith
Albuquerque Journal
The central braid is the precarious path of a fictional, long-hidden manuscript of a J.S. Bach cantata whose music is gorgeous but whose text is embedded with anti-Semitic vitriol. The cantata's path begins in the late 18th century when a Bach son gave ...

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University Choir performs with Lubbock Chorale and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra - The Daily Toreador

Beethoven - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:57

The Daily Toreador

University Choir performs with Lubbock Chorale and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
The Daily Toreador
Members of the Lubbock Chorale and the University Choir sing the finale of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, or "Ode to Joy." Texas Tech's University Choir joined the Lubbock Chorale and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in performing Ludwing von Beethoven's ...

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