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Academic Awards, Karofsky Teaching Prize, Awarded on 2018 Honors Day - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:20

Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Academic Awards, Karofsky Teaching Prize, Awarded on 2018 Honors Day
Bowdoin (press release) (blog)
The evening's musical interlude was Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102 (“Double Concerto”) by Johannes Brahms. It was performed by August Posch '18 on cello and Hanna Renedo '18 on violin, who were joined by Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George ...

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Encore Houston, Episode 62: Houston Chamber Choir - Houston Public Media

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:07

Houston Public Media

Encore Houston, Episode 62: Houston Chamber Choir
Houston Public Media
On this week's Encore Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir presents two concerts from their current season: “This American Voice,” a rumination on the effects of Harvey and Houston's resilience, and “Conservative Backlash,” featuring music by Johannes ...

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Pianist Alex McDonald to perform with Symphony Arlington - Arlington Voice

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:11

Arlington Voice

Pianist Alex McDonald to perform with Symphony Arlington
Arlington Voice
Pianist Alex McDonald will perform with Symphony Arlington Thursday night as part of the symphony's Vienna: City of Music season. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Music Hall. Robert Carter Austin will conduct Symphony Arlington ...

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CLASSICAL | RPO Performs Higdon Premiere - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 01:36

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | RPO Performs Higdon Premiere
Rochester City Newspaper
Devotees of symphonic music will find a lot to love in the polished lyricism and lush harmonies of Johannes Brahms's Symphony No. 2. But perhaps the most anticipated part of the concert will be the world premiere of prominent American composer Jennifer ...

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Concert to benefit 'Feed My Starving Children' - Sumter Item

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:30

Sumter Item

Concert to benefit 'Feed My Starving Children'
Sumter Item
A benefit concert at Mayesville Presbyterian Church will kick off the Sumter Feeds My Starving Children charity endeavor at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Admission is by a cash donation in any amount to FMSC. A diverse program of vocal and instrumental music by some ...

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Brahms in spotlight for Mother's Day - Texarkana Gazette

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:06

Texarkana Gazette

Brahms in spotlight for Mother's Day
Texarkana Gazette
Brahms in spotlight for Mother's Day. May 9th, 2018 by Gazette Staff in Texarkana Region Read Time: 1 min. DARYL COAD. Two gorgeous sonatas by Johannes Brahms are center stage in Mount Vernon Music's Mother's Day program "Woodwind Fireworks and Two ...

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Music in the Making: Dedicated Duos - Houston Public Media

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:20

Houston Public Media

Music in the Making: Dedicated Duos
Houston Public Media
... the two men founded the International Composer's Guild in 1921, shortly before the sonata was written. This organization aimed to introduce contemporary music to North American Audiences. Varese was passionate about this cause, particularly because ...

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Iowa Arts Showcase: wcfsymphony's "The Hungarian Project" - Iowa Public Radio

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:06

Iowa Public Radio

Iowa Arts Showcase: wcfsymphony's "The Hungarian Project"
Iowa Public Radio
The symphony will be presenting their concert, “The Hungarian Project,” on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m.. The concert is special exploration of Hungarian music informed by Pauline Barrett, Artistic Director and Conductor Jason Weinberger's heritage and ...

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Tonight! Montclair Music Club Presents Young Artists Concert, Tuesday, May 8 - Baristanet

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:05

Baristanet

Tonight! Montclair Music Club Presents Young Artists Concert, Tuesday, May 8
Baristanet
The historic Montclair Music Club presents a Young Artists Concert featuring previous winners of its Scholarship Award and others on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 8 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. Program: Sonata in C minor, K. 457, First movement – W.A ...

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Review: Georgian Chamber Players close season with delightful four hands on piano - ArtsATL

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:03

ArtsATL

Review: Georgian Chamber Players close season with delightful four hands on piano
ArtsATL
On Sunday's warm and brilliantly sunny afternoon, the Georgian Chamber Players performed its final program of the season, a concert of music by Brahms, Menotti and Glazunov, with guest cellist Joel Noyes, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in northwest ...

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Acton singers to perform with Concord Chorus - Wicked Local

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:51

Wicked Local

Acton singers to perform with Concord Chorus
Wicked Local
The Concord Chorus, now in its 72nd season, will present Joseph Haydn's “Lord Nelson Mass” at 8 p.m. May 19 at Church of St. Brigid, 1981 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington. Known also as the “Missa in angustiis,” Haydn composed this masterpiece “in ...

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Composer Johannes Brahms Born On This Day in 1833 [ON-THIS-DAY] - The Violin Channel

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:24

The Violin Channel

Composer Johannes Brahms Born On This Day in 1833 [ON-THIS-DAY]
The Violin Channel
German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms was born on this day in 1833 – 185 years ago. He passed away from liver and pancreas cancer in 1897, aged 63 – and is buried in the Zentralfriedhof Central Cemetery in Vienna. Itzhak Perlman: Brahms - Violin ...

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OK composer: Concert combines Radiohead with Brahms - Brooklyn Paper

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 02:16

Brooklyn Paper

OK composer: Concert combines Radiohead with Brahms
Brooklyn Paper
For the May 19 concert, he will conduct a full orchestra, including a group of Brooklyn musicians and singers, through a mash-up of Johannes Brahms's “First Symphony” and Radiohead's “OK Computer.” The musician and composer has a personal connection to ...

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Marc-André Hamelin helps bring Symphony Nova Scotia season to a close - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:20

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Marc-André Hamelin helps bring Symphony Nova Scotia season to a close
TheChronicleHerald.ca
5, Emperor, and the orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The concertos make regular appearances on Hamelin's concert programs. “The Brahms and the Beethoven are on my short list. Particularly in the case of the Beethoven, that's an old ...

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Houston Symphony tries too hard to boost 'German Requiem' - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:59

Houston Chronicle

Houston Symphony tries too hard to boost 'German Requiem'
Houston Chronicle
Similarly, beginning each of the 7 movements of the Brahms Requiem by turning down the lights onstage to display an epigraph served only to break up the movements, and confuse some audience members into thinking it was time to applaud. Just plain ...

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Monday Bird Droppings: Where at least the Orioles can't lose today - Camden Chat

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 07:08

Camden Chat

Monday Bird Droppings: Where at least the Orioles can't lose today
Camden Chat
Hello, friends. Another day has dawned with the Orioles in last place in the American League East. After their loss on Sunday, they remain tied for the worst record in MLB at 8-26. They are 17 games behind the first place Red Sox and eight games behind ...

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 7, 2018 - UPI.com

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 03:01

UPI.com

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 7, 2018
UPI.com
They include Scottish philosopher David Hume in 1711; English poet Robert Browning in 1812; German composer Johannes Brahms in 1833; Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1840; Western actor George "Gabby" Hayes in 1885; Yugoslav leader Josip ...

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Cantate Chamber Singers close season with a feast of German melody - Washington Classical Review

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 12:38

Washington Classical Review

Cantate Chamber Singers close season with a feast of German melody
Washington Classical Review
Tenor David Wolff, a former member of Cantate Chamber Singers, sounded unsettled in a set of three Richard Strauss songs though high notes were robust. Simpson got a major workout at the keyboard in the climax of the program, a rousing rendition of the ...

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The Czech butcher's son who became a high-flyer - Independent.ie

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 21:39

Independent.ie

The Czech butcher's son who became a high-flyer
Independent.ie
The state put up a bursary to support struggling composers across the Austrian Empire. The composer Johannes Brahms, at the height of his fame, sat on the jury that gave out the award. The unknown Dvorák put forward no fewer than 15 works - two ...

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Cho pays tribute to retiring veterans at Lubbock Symphony Orchestra season's final concert - LubbockOnline.com

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 21:05

LubbockOnline.com

Cho pays tribute to retiring veterans at Lubbock Symphony Orchestra season's final concert
LubbockOnline.com
8, where Dvorak continues to be influenced by nationalistic elements such as his native Bohemia's folk music. Beautifully played Friday, Dvorak's symphony is a collection of melodies, most cheerful, pretty and utterly charming. Final moments find ...

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