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Pam Tanowitz looks to Bach for inspiration in 'New Work for Goldberg Variations' - njarts.net

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:11

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Pam Tanowitz looks to Bach for inspiration in 'New Work for Goldberg Variations'
njarts.net
For centuries, the music of J.S. Bach has served as a beacon guiding us poor mortals out of darkness and confusion. Perhaps this is why choreographers such as Pam Tanowitz — whose “New Work for Goldberg Variations” received its local premiere on ...

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What to expect when renowned Thomanerchor — once led by JS Bach himself — performs in Bethlehem - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:03

Allentown Morning Call

What to expect when renowned Thomanerchor — once led by JS Bach himself — performs in Bethlehem
Allentown Morning Call
It's hard to believe, but when J.S. Bach became director of the Saint Thomas Boys Choir, or Thomanerchor, in 1723, the institution had already been around for 511 years — since 1212. The choir now consists of about 100 boys, called Thomaner, who live, ...

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OUT NOW | Violinist Miriam Fried – 'JS Bach: Solo Sonatas & Partitas' [LISTEN] - The Violin Channel

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:09

The Violin Channel

OUT NOW | Violinist Miriam Fried – 'JS Bach: Solo Sonatas & Partitas' [LISTEN]
The Violin Channel
Nimbus Alliance has this week announced the release of Romanian-born Israeli violin virtuoso Miriam Fried's new album: “J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas”. Taken from a live recording environment in Jerusalem, the new disc features all 6 Johann Sebastian ...

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Local entertainment highlights: Oct. 20-26 - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:06

Lincoln Journal Star

Local entertainment highlights: Oct. 20-26
Lincoln Journal Star
Dorian Wind Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Carson Theater. The first wind quintet to appear at Carnegie Hall (1981) will perform works by J.S. Bach, Antonin Dvorak and Amanda Harberg for its Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music concert. Lettuce with RDGLDGRN ...

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Concert for the Reformation, featuring Bach cantata, offered Oct. 29 - Sentinel-Tribune

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:45

Concert for the Reformation, featuring Bach cantata, offered Oct. 29
Sentinel-Tribune
The highlight of the afternoon will be J.S. Bach's cantata "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," which is based on this hymn. In addition to the festival chorus, this work will feature BGSU faculty soloists Chelsea Cloeter, Ellen Scholl, Christopher Scholl ...

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William Eggleston's Secret World Of 'Musik' - NPR

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:46

NPR

William Eggleston's Secret World Of 'Musik'
NPR
The German spelling is an homage to J.S. Bach, one of Eggleston's heros. And while the new album sounds very little like Bach, Eggleston often makes his 1990s-era Korg synthesizer sound like one of the master's mighty church organs. You can get a taste ...

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Picton-Turbervill to play Goldberg Variations - Mount Desert Islander

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 06:44

Mount Desert Islander

Picton-Turbervill to play Goldberg Variations
Mount Desert Islander
BAR HARBOR — Classical pianist Edward Picton-Turbervill will perform J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, in College of the Atlantic's Gates Community Center on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The performance, to be preceded by a presentation on the ...

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Seicento Baroque Ensemble revives German music from 1600s - Longmont Times-Call

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:56

Seicento Baroque Ensemble revives German music from 1600s
Longmont Times-Call
Padworski's opening program celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, which would generate some of the most immortal music in the repertoire, including the vast sacred output of J. S. Bach in the early 18th century. The idea ...

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Seicento Baroque Ensemble revives German music from 1600s - Boulder Daily Camera

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:48

Seicento Baroque Ensemble revives German music from 1600s
Boulder Daily Camera
Padworski's opening program celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, which would generate some of the most immortal music in the repertoire, including the vast sacred output of J. S. Bach in the early 18th century. The idea ...

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Events happening round the Tri-Towns - News - Tri-Town Transcript ... - Wicked Local Boxford

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:37

Wicked Local Boxford

Events happening round the Tri-Towns - News - Tri-Town Transcript ...
Wicked Local Boxford
Upcoming events include Halloween Happenings at Mass Audubon, the Pumpkin Festival in Middleton, "Sacred Music of Bach" at Our Savior Lutheran in ...

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Events happening round the Tri-Towns - Wicked Local Middleton

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:26

Wicked Local Middleton

Events happening round the Tri-Towns
Wicked Local Middleton
Sacred music of Bach: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 478 Boston Street, Topsfield. A 'Soli Deo Gloria: Sacred Music of J.S. Bach Concert' will feature more than 55 vocalists from area choruses and churches and includes ...

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UTC Opera Presents JS Bach's Coffee Cantata Nov. 3 - The Chattanoogan

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:09

UTC Opera Presents JS Bach's Coffee Cantata Nov. 3
The Chattanoogan
The UTC Department of Performing Arts UTC Opera will perform a staged version of J.S. Bach's Coffee Cantata on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Center. Though it is listed in the catalog of Bach's works ...

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A busy classical weekend - Boulder Weekly

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:00

Boulder Weekly

A busy classical weekend
Boulder Weekly
The best known composers on the program are J.S. Bach, certainly the greatest Lutheran composer, and his predecessor at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Johann Kuhnau. Among the less-known composers are Dietrich Buxtehude, Ludwig Senfl, Johann ...

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'The gift of song' - The Salem News

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:21

The Salem News

'The gift of song'
The Salem News
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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NYS Baroque Honors Claudio Monteverdi - ithaca.com

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:10

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NYS Baroque Honors Claudio Monteverdi
ithaca.com
Monteverdi, the most important composer before J. S. Bach, was among the most innovative and influential musicians of all time. He was a creator and early master of opera, while his monumental Vespers of 1610 was performed by NYS Baroque in 2015 in ...

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Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review – Bach Partitas shine and sing - The Arts Desk

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:19

The Arts Desk

Angela Hewitt, Wigmore Hall review – Bach Partitas shine and sing
The Arts Desk
And yet in performance, in the hands of Angela Hewitt, there was sufficient variety, not to mention poetry, humanity and wit, to make for a completely satisfying recital. It is extraordinary that of over a thousand pieces written by J S Bach only about ...

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Andras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, Performer - Broadway World

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:32

Andras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, Performer
Broadway World
András Schiff will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform J.S. Bach's Piano Concerto in A major, BWV 1055, and Schumann's Piano Concerto; he also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 80 and Bartók's Divertimento for String Orchestra.

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La Follia Plays JS Bach's Greatest Chamber Music - Austin Chronicle

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:03

Austin Chronicle

La Follia Plays JS Bach's Greatest Chamber Music
Austin Chronicle
Choosing Johann Sebastian Bach's greatest chamber music compositions isn't something I can imagine doing myself, but La Follia made a pretty convincing case for the five sonatas presented in the second concert of its 2017-18 all-Bach season. Among ...

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Themes of reformation can be heard at Bucknell performances - Sunbury Daily Item

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:55

Sunbury Daily Item

Themes of reformation can be heard at Bucknell performances
Sunbury Daily Item
According to Beth Willer, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music at Bucknell, the concerts are aimed at introducing their audiences to the work of J.S. Bach alongside pieces from the modern era “in programs that examine and ...

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

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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