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Berlin Philharmonic is auditioning amateur musicians - Slipped Disc

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 08:26

Slipped Disc

Berlin Philharmonic is auditioning amateur musicians
Slipped Disc
The Education Programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker calls on all interested amateur musicians to apply for the BE PHIL Orchestra, which will perform during the Open House in the Philharmonie on 21 May 2018. Johannes Brahms' First Symphony will be ...

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Mercury Presents the World Premiere of LOVING CLARA SCHUMANN - Broadway World

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:19

Mercury Presents the World Premiere of LOVING CLARA SCHUMANN
Broadway World
In a dramatic combination of music, dance, voice and imagery, "Loving Clara Schumann," by co-creators Tara Faircloth and Antoine Plante, travels through the remarkable life of pianist and composer Clara Wieck Schumann, a pioneer in the male-dominated ...

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Christmas music, dance all around us - The Daily Gazette

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:01

The Daily Gazette

Christmas music, dance all around us
The Daily Gazette
Capital Community Voices, under director Julie Panke, presents “What Sweeter Music: Holiday Songs with CCV” featuring traditional and popular holiday tunes. Joanna Towse will accompany. Genet Elementary School, Route 4, East Greenbush at 7:30 p.m. (518 ...

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Report: Violinist Tessa Lark in the Phillips Collection's Sunday Music Concert Series - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 19:09

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Report: Violinist Tessa Lark in the Phillips Collection's Sunday Music Concert Series
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
Sliding notes, syncopated rhythms, and even percussion effects in the violin help represent the life of this creature, and the listener almost gets the sensation of “training wheels” from Lark and Rabinovich's accelerating performance as the butterfly ...

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Lincoln-Sudbury Orchestra to perform winter concert - Wicked Local Lincoln

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:17

Wicked Local Lincoln

Lincoln-Sudbury Orchestra to perform winter concert
Wicked Local Lincoln
The earlier version, more lightly scored, was the preferred version by Johannes Brahms, who published it in 1891. This publication was made over the objection of Schumann's widow, Clara, who felt strongly that the 1851 version with more weight and ...

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Student ensembles unite for “A Christmas Celebration” - The Reflector Online

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:20

The Reflector Online

Student ensembles unite for “A Christmas Celebration”
The Reflector Online
They performed pieces such as “Merrily sin Noel!” composed by Linda Spevacek-Avery and “Deo Gracias” (from Ceremony of Carols) composed Benjamin Britten. For “Stille Nacht” composed by Franz Grüber, UIndy student Jamie Johnson accompanied the Women's ...

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Tigers in the Hen House: Of Life and Cats, Books and Music - Town Topics

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 08:59

Town Topics

Tigers in the Hen House: Of Life and Cats, Books and Music
Town Topics
One nightmare passage from Van Vechten's book not recommended for bedtime reading claims that Johannes Brahms was “an avowed enemy of the feline tribe” who silenced cats “infesting the backyards of Vienna” with a special bow and arrow “used in Bohemia ...

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Michael Tilson Thomas And Frank Gehry Named As Honorees For Colburn School's 2018 Gala - Broadway World

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:47

Michael Tilson Thomas And Frank Gehry Named As Honorees For Colburn School's 2018 Gala
Broadway World
In London he and the orchestra have mounted major festivals focusing on the music of Steve Reich, George Gershwin, Johannes Brahms, Toru Takemitsu, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov and the School of St. Petersburg, Claude Debussy and Gustav Mahler. Mr Tilson ...

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The Gift of Music: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Classical Music Fan in Your Life - WOSU

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:59

WOSU

The Gift of Music: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Classical Music Fan in Your Life
WOSU
Brahms: The Symphonies Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The four symphonies by Johannes Brahms are an aural high-calorie delight — richly orchestrated with often more than one melody working its way through. For years, the Boston ...

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Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor - Broadway World

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:24

Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor
Broadway World
From January 23-28, 2018, Carnegie Hall celebrates the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, who will lead The Song Continues in her final season as Artistic Advisor before passing the torch to acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming, who will continue this ...

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Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor - Broadway World

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:24

Marilyn Horne Leads Carnegie Hall's 'The Song Continues' Series in Final Season as Artistic Advisor
Broadway World
From January 23-28, 2018, Carnegie Hall celebrates the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, who will lead The Song Continues in her final season as Artistic Advisor before passing the torch to acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming, who will continue this ...

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Naples Philharmonic, Clara-Jumi Yang nail Brahms, Saint-Saens - Naples Daily News

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:27

Naples Daily News

Naples Philharmonic, Clara-Jumi Yang nail Brahms, Saint-Saens
Naples Daily News
This performance actually was more of a tribute to the composer than the "Hommage à Johannes Brahms" that opened the concert. We don't want to say that we didn't enjoy Krzysztof Meyer's work; it was an invigorating piece, fun to listen to. But Brahms ...

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Music by Request playlist for December 9, 2017 - Interlochen

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 13:03

Interlochen

Music by Request playlist for December 9, 2017
Interlochen
Thanks to listeners in St. Ignace, Harbor Springs, Cadillac, Williamsburg, and many other places for your requests this week. 1. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade (first movement); Jose Serebrier/London Philharmonic Orchestra. 2. Peter Ilyich ...

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Iranian ensemble to perform theme music from Hollywood at Fajr - Tehran Times

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:00

Tehran Times

Iranian ensemble to perform theme music from Hollywood at Fajr
Tehran Times
The theme music from “Pirates of the Caribbean” composed by Geoff Zanelli, “Harry Potter” by John Williams and “Game of Thrones” by Ramin Djawadi have been selected to be performed at the event, the leader of the ensemble, Amin Ghaffari, said in a ...

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9 December: Brahms' boozy barber visits - Classical-Music.com

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 05:16

Classical-Music.com

9 December: Brahms' boozy barber visits
Classical-Music.com
How: On his deathbed, Brahms drank from a glass of wine, and his final recorded words are 'that tastes nice'. He was an infamous drinker, visiting the Red Hedgehog Tavern in Vienna every day. Following the crisis of his friend Robert Schumann's descent ...

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Christmas Concerts at CUA – The Tower - Catholic University of America The Tower

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:27

Catholic University of America The Tower

Christmas Concerts at CUA – The Tower
Catholic University of America The Tower
The Christmas concert season has not been slow at all this year at CUA. Kicking off this year's round of concerts was none other than the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity at the Basilica of the National Shrine. This concert featured not only the ...

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Springfield Symphony Tickets - Springfield News-Leader

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:31

Springfield News-Leader

Springfield Symphony Tickets
Springfield News-Leader
Composer Johannes Brahms struggled mightily to write his first symphony, living in the shadow cast by the legacy of Beethoven. Brahms finally triumphed, after ten years and countless attempts, and within a year of its first performance his First ...

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Rob Clearfield To Release Solo Piano Album Wherever You're Starting From - Jazz-Quad

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:09

Rob Clearfield To Release Solo Piano Album Wherever You're Starting From
Jazz-Quad
This 12-track opus includes two freshly interpreted tracks by two of Clearfield's musical heroes: Johannes Brahms and John Coltrane. The inclusion of their music in this project represents the varied musical traditions Clearfield has spent his life ...

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Dieses Orchester ist ein Chamäleon - Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:16

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Dieses Orchester ist ein Chamäleon
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Sinfonie von Johannes Brahms klingen, fragt man sich in der Pause. Die Vermutung täuscht nicht: Die bei Debussy gehörten Interpretationselemente tauchen auch hier auf, und zwar in nochmals merklich gesteigerter Form. Die Ausgerichtetheit der Sätze auf ...

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A booming organ performance happens at St. Dunstan's, while Monterey Symphony players visit All Saints. - Monterey County Weekly

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:55

A booming organ performance happens at St. Dunstan's, while Monterey Symphony players visit All Saints.
Monterey County Weekly
Three works by J.S. Bach (including the Gigue Fugue and the adored “Prelude and Fugue in G”) and one from Johannes Brahms comprise the German offerings. Louis Claude Daquin's classic “Noel X” and the finale from Louis Vierne's Symphonie 1 populate the ...

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