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The Shrinking Oregon Bach Festival - Oregon ArtsWatch

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:31

Oregon ArtsWatch

The Shrinking Oregon Bach Festival
Oregon ArtsWatch
JUDGING by its 2017 program, the Oregon Bach Festival has made substantial cutbacks in programing in the post-Helmuth Rilling era. The German conductor, who co-founded the festival with the University of Oregon's Royce Saltzman in 1971, retired in ...

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Minimalist composer Steve Reich regales alumni at Reunion - Cornell Chronicle

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:43

Cornell Chronicle

Minimalist composer Steve Reich regales alumni at Reunion
Cornell Chronicle
Austin began with Gregorian chant – a traditional starting point – and worked his way through the death of J.S. Bach, Reich remembers. But then he jumped ahead 150 years, to Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Ellington. “I loved that part of the class,” Reich ...

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Leipzig Bachfest opens with call for religious reconciliation - Deutsche Welle

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 08:10

Deutsche Welle

Leipzig Bachfest opens with call for religious reconciliation
Deutsche Welle
Johann Sebastian Bach had a special preference for texts by Martin Luther. "You get the impression that he almost inhaled them and very effectively set them to music," says Michael Maul. The perhaps best-known cantata is "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," ...

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Wednesday concert at St Mary's Cathedral - Limerick Post

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 06:47

Limerick Post

Wednesday concert at St Mary's Cathedral
Limerick Post
“He has chosen a most appealing programme of music by J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn. His concert also presents a rare opportunity to hear some Canadian organ music by Gerald Bales. David is currently studying with the world famous organist Dr Thomas ...

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Tanglewood Sundance Performance Pro X70 TE review - MusicRadar

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 21:10

Tanglewood Sundance Performance Pro X70 TE review
MusicRadar
For a change of pace we try a snippet of J.S. Bach's Lute Suite in E Minor. The results are surprisingly good. There's clear differentiation across the strings and Bach's melodies carry with an almost delicate poise. The mid and upper ranges are ...

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Emotional roller coaster of an evening - Otago Daily Times

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:47

Otago Daily Times

Emotional roller coaster of an evening
Otago Daily Times
True to the programme notes, Suzuki's emphasis is on highlighting J. S. Bach's vigour, his intelligence and lyrical sensibilities. While an evening with J. S. Bach might otherwise have been as exciting as stirring porridge, the audience were treated to ...

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Review: Organ prodigy Alcee Chriss III shines bright at the Atlanta Summer Organ Festival - ArtsATL

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:08

ArtsATL

Review: Organ prodigy Alcee Chriss III shines bright at the Atlanta Summer Organ Festival
ArtsATL
For Wednesday's performance at All Saints', Chriss opened with J.S. Bach's Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596. It's actually a transcription of Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in D minor, Op.3, No.11 for two violins and obbligato violoncello — one of five ...

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TUCSON WEEKENDER: Fun things to do in the Old Pueblo (June 9-11) - Tucson News Now

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:27

TUCSON WEEKENDER: Fun things to do in the Old Pueblo (June 9-11)
Tucson News Now
3. 29TH ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. St. Andrew's Bach Society kicks off the summer concert season with a William Wolfram performance of JS Bach's iconic Goldberg Variations. William Wolfram Plays Goldberg. The concert is at Grace St. Paul's ...

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TUCSON WEEKENDER: Fun things to do in the Old Pueblo (June 9-11) - Tucson News Now

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:14

TUCSON WEEKENDER: Fun things to do in the Old Pueblo (June 9-11)
Tucson News Now
3. 29TH ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. St. Andrew's Bach Society kicks off the summer concert season with a William Wolfram performance of JS Bach's iconic Goldberg Variations. William Wolfram Plays Goldberg. The concert is at Grace St. Paul's ...

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Concerts bring life to Bach's music - Victoria Advocate

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:59

Victoria Advocate

Concerts bring life to Bach's music
Victoria Advocate
Noon - Bach at Noon: Cantatas, J.S. Bach's expressive cantatas capture an astonishing range of musical styles. Stephen Redfield and Gesa Kordes perform Bach's double violin concerto at First Presbyterian Church, 2408 N. Navarro St. Free admission.

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Austin man celebrates birthday at Bach Festival - Victoria Advocate

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 23:01

Victoria Advocate

Austin man celebrates birthday at Bach Festival
Victoria Advocate
Noon - Bach at Noon: Cantatas, J.S. Bach's expressive cantatas capture an astonishing range of musical styles. Stephen Redfield and Gesa Kordes perform Bach's double violin concerto at First Presbyterian Church, 2408 N. Navarro St. Free admission.

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Repertory Singers announce 2017-18 season - Mail Tribune

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 20:37

Repertory Singers announce 2017-18 season
Mail Tribune
The Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, under the direction of Paul French, will open its 32nd season Oct. 28 and 29 with “The Heart's Reflection,” featuring music by Giovanni Palestrina, J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms, as well as music by some of today ...

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The sounds of summer - Sampson Independent

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 12:23

Sampson Independent

The sounds of summer
Sampson Independent
This is the first of a four-part summer concert series hosted by GMPC and will feature music by J.S. Bach, Seymour Bernstein, Robert Muczynski and Nosow. Nosow holds a master's degree in cello performance and is an internationally known musicologist.

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 8, 2017: Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble pays homage to Bach and Brahms with ... - NewsOK.com

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:39

NewsOK.com

What to do in Oklahoma on June 8, 2017: Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble pays homage to Bach and Brahms with ...
NewsOK.com
The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble explores the rich depth of compositions by J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms in its sixth annual spring chamber music festival today through June 13 at St. Paul's Cathedral, 127 NW Seventh Street in downtown Oklahoma ...

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Classical Picks: A double dose of the NC Symphony at Cary's Koka Booth - News & Observer

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:01

Classical Picks: A double dose of the NC Symphony at Cary's Koka Booth
News & Observer
The weekend, you can get a double dose of the N.C. Symphony under the stars in Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre. Friday's concert serves up a dozen short, familiar classics, including Ponchielli's “Dance of the Hours,” Smetana's “The Moldau” and Copland ...

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Second day of concerts brings life to Bach's music - Victoria Advocate

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 23:22

Victoria Advocate

Second day of concerts brings life to Bach's music
Victoria Advocate
Noon - Bach at Noon: Cantatas, J.S. Bach's expressive cantatas capture an astonishing range of musical styles. Stephen Redfield and Gesa Kordes perform Bach's double violin concerto at First Presbyterian Church, 2408 N. Navarro St. Free admission.

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A passion for Bach - Otago Daily Times

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 14:32

A passion for Bach
Otago Daily Times
''Since then I could not escape from Bach's music and I have been led by J.S. Bach, firstly to organ and then to harpsichord.'' He had a ''great love'' of performing and recording Bach's works. ''There are various aspects about why I love Bach.'' They ...

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Classical: Valley Vivaldi kicks off summer series - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 13:09

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Valley Vivaldi kicks off summer series
Allentown Morning Call
Whether that's true or not, it certainly didn't affect the music of J.S. Bach, who used the recorder frequently in his cantatas. But Bach loved the flute as well, as evident from the second piece on the program featuring two flutes, the well-known and ...

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Barbara Bedell: JS Bach honored in 18th annual concert series - Times Herald-Record

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 02:35

Times Herald-Record

Barbara Bedell: JS Bach honored in 18th annual concert series
Times Herald-Record
Dr. Christine Howlett, a professor at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, and Dr. Edward Lundergan, a professor at SUNY New Paltz, will conduct a series of concerts beginning Friday. All will feature works of J.S. Bach in the 18th annual Bach Fest.

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Dunedin Consort on an export drive - Herald Scotland

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 19:07

Herald Scotland

Dunedin Consort on an export drive
Herald Scotland
... consort will perform Bach's Christmas Oratorio, St Matthew Passion and B Minor Mass at the Wigmore Hall between December this year and June 2018, but not before they make their BBC Proms debut in August, their first appearance on television, with J ...

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