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Joan of Arc lives anew, reimagined in Amy Beth Kirsten's 'Savior' - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:36

Chicago Tribune

Joan of Arc lives anew, reimagined in Amy Beth Kirsten's 'Savior'
Chicago Tribune
It would not be Lenten season in Chicago without a performance of one of the towering Passion settings of J.S. Bach. With conductor John Nelson's Chicago Bach Project silent this year, Jane Glover and her Music of the Baroque orchestra and chorus ...

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QCSO's St. Matthew Passion - Iowa Public Radio

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:16

QCSO's St. Matthew Passion
Iowa Public Radio
This Saturday, March 31st, Iowa Public Radio Classical's Performance Iowa features the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's performance of one of J.S. Bach's grandest works, St. Matthew Passion. The QCSO is joined by 3 guest choirs as well as fabulous vocal ...

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A work of genius and the perfect musical resume - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:40

The Sydney Morning Herald

A work of genius and the perfect musical resume
The Sydney Morning Herald
"We don't know quite why Bach compiled it. There are numerous theories. From so many disparate periods in his life and so many different styles you get this extraordinary piece, which seems to have amazing continuity. The fact we have this work at all ...

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MUsic Mondays to present Bach's Chaconne - HNN Huntingtonnews.net

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 23:32

HNN Huntingtonnews.net

MUsic Mondays to present Bach's Chaconne
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
Yehudi Menuhin called the Chaconne “the greatest structure for solo violin that exists,” Smith said. “Bach's Chaconne, fifteen minutes of music written on one staff, has so fascinated musicians that it has been transcribed and arranged for diverse ...

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Music Review: Isabelle Faust and Kristian Bezuidenhout - 'JS Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord' - seattlepi.com (blog)

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 17:33

Music Review: Isabelle Faust and Kristian Bezuidenhout - 'JS Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord'
seattlepi.com (blog)
One of the liveliest and most three-dimensional Bach recordings of recent years came out recently on Harmonia Mundi. Violinist Isabelle Faust, fresh off a superb Mendelssohn recording, has teamed with South African keyboardist Kristian Bezuidenhout to ...

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Brass Band of the Tri-State to perform Spring Concert Tuesday night at Marshall - Jackson County Times-Journal

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:57

Brass Band of the Tri-State to perform Spring Concert Tuesday night at Marshall
Jackson County Times-Journal
The ensemble performs traditional brass band music from England and North America, original pieces arranged specifically for the band, musicals, marches, orchestral transcriptions, Salvation Army Band music, and popular selections. The Brass Band of ...

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JS Bach's Powerful St. Matthew Passion on WRTI 90.1: Good Friday at Noon - WRTI

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:44

WRTI

JS Bach's Powerful St. Matthew Passion on WRTI 90.1: Good Friday at Noon
WRTI
WRTI's annual tradition of broadcasting the St. Matthew Passion of Johann Sebastian Bach will happen again this Good Friday, March 30th, starting a few minutes after 12 noon. Widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music, the St ...

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'Twist of Faith' concert will lift the human spirit - Kingsport Times News

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:44

Kingsport Times News

'Twist of Faith' concert will lift the human spirit
Kingsport Times News
The final 2017-2018 Symphony of the Mountains concert, “Twist of Faith,” takes place on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport. The center and stage will be alive with the rapturous and uplifting music ...

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'Twist of Faith' concert will lift the human spirit - Kingsport Times News

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:44

Kingsport Times News

'Twist of Faith' concert will lift the human spirit
Kingsport Times News
The final 2017-2018 Symphony of the Mountains concert, “Twist of Faith,” takes place on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport. The center and stage will be alive with the rapturous and uplifting music ...

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Mozart's Attic - Thursday, March 29th at 10:00 pm - wfit

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 17:48

wfit

Mozart's Attic - Thursday, March 29th at 10:00 pm
wfit
Turn up your bass controls this Thursday night, because we'll have plenty of organ music -- and lots more besides -- as we celebrate J.S. Bach's 333rd birthday up in the attic. We've got RSVPs from a dozen of the pre-eminent Bach interpreters on record ...

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Huge variety in music, era and style for opera fans this spring - Madison.com

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 08:10

Madison.com

Huge variety in music, era and style for opera fans this spring
Madison.com
Madison Bach Musicians: Join MBM for a “double feature” of Henry Purcell's tragic masterpiece, “Dido & Aeneas,” and J. S. Bach's “Coffee Cantata” with accomplished singers, dancers and a full baroque orchestra under the direction of UW-Madison music ...

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Spring arts 2018: 10 to watch in classical music this season - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 08:04

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Spring arts 2018: 10 to watch in classical music this season
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego Early Music Society presents Jean Rondeau. Few early-music practitioners inspire such phrases as “baroque and roll” and “badass virtuoso,” but harpsichordist Rondeau — a Frenchman in his mid-20s — has done just that with his passionate ...

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IndyBaroque Chamber Players: Bach in the Subways 2018 - NUVO

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 17:44

IndyBaroque Chamber Players: Bach in the Subways 2018
NUVO
IndyBaroque Chamber Players perform the music of Bach using period instruments and historically informed performance practices. Calling all Bach lovers! For J.S. Bach's 333rd birthday on March 21 musicians around the world will unite to perform free ...

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