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This is how Beethoven can change your life – we meet the legendary conductor Herbert Blomstedt - Classic FM

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:03

Classic FM

This is how Beethoven can change your life – we meet the legendary conductor Herbert Blomstedt
Classic FM
Herbert Blomsted is a true icon of classical music. He celebrated his 90th birthday in July this year but he's just recorded all nine of Beethoven's symphonies, will be performing at the Barbican this month and isn't thinking of retiring any time soon…

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Listen to Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Take a Nature Walk ... - WOSU Public Media

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:50

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Listen to Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Take a Nature Walk ...
WOSU Public Media
This Friday or Saturday evening, you can hear Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony at the Southern Theatre , performed by the Columbus Symphony and conducted ...
This is how Beethoven can change your life – we meet the ...Classic FM

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Portland Youth Philharmonic performs Beethoven's Ninth at Umpqua Community College - NRToday.com

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:10

Portland Youth Philharmonic performs Beethoven's Ninth at Umpqua Community College
NRToday.com
The performance opens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and features Antonín Dvořák's Hussite Overture and Frédéric Chopin's second piano concerto, performed by Natalie Tan, winner of PYP's 2016-17 Piano Concerto Competition.

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Lyon Opera Ballet: Trois Grandes Fugues review – breathtaking battles with Beethoven - The Guardian

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:58

The Guardian

Lyon Opera Ballet: Trois Grandes Fugues review – breathtaking battles with Beethoven
The Guardian
In Trois Grandes Fugues, the company brings together a magisterial trio of choreographers – Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker and Maguy Marin – and with each of their highly individual settings we hear, see and feel Beethoven's fugue in ...

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'Beethoven and Brahms' in Potsdam Saturday - North Country Now

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:22

'Beethoven and Brahms' in Potsdam Saturday
North Country Now
POTSDAM -- The North Country's only year-round professional symphony orchestra celebrates thirty years of making live music this Saturday, Oct. 21, when it presents “Beethoven And Brahms.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer ...

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Wichita Symphony Orchestra takes on Beethoven's Fifth - Wichita Eagle

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:31

Wichita Eagle

Wichita Symphony Orchestra takes on Beethoven's Fifth
Wichita Eagle
They're the most famous measures in classical music – if not the entirety of the art form. But if you're looking for a different take on the “dah-dah-dah-dum” from Wichita Symphony Orchestra in performances of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony next weekend ...

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New Release: Beethoven Piano Concertos (Norman Krieger) - Community Idea Stations

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:49

Community Idea Stations

New Release: Beethoven Piano Concertos (Norman Krieger)
Community Idea Stations
Pianist Norman Krieger has collaborated with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and JoAnn Falletta in a new release of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 and the “Emperor,” Piano Concerto No. 5. The recording was done live in Buffalo's Kleinhans Music ...

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Wiener Symphoniker: Beethoven Symphonies 1, 3 CD review – persuasive and buoyant - The Guardian

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:32

The Guardian

Wiener Symphoniker: Beethoven Symphonies 1, 3 CD review – persuasive and buoyant
The Guardian
This disc marks the start of the orchestra's first Beethoven cycle on CD. It might not leap out from the crowded Beethoven shelf, but it is worthwhile. In the glowing acoustic of the Musikverein Jordan drives Symphony No 1 onwards with persuasive ...

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The Ripieno Players Beethoven Piano Concerto review – a particularly impressive performance - Cherwell Online

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:19

Cherwell Online

The Ripieno Players Beethoven Piano Concerto review – a particularly impressive performance
Cherwell Online
What was clear from the beginning of the Beethoven was the strength of the string section. Led by Emma Lisney, the first violins convincingly carried the melody and in rare instances, the entire orchestra. When there were mistakes, the conductor, Joe ...
Review: Cellist Alban Gerhardt joins New Jersey Symphony Orchestra for masterful concertnjarts.net

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Listen to Bach, Transformed for String Quartet - New York Times

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:17

New York Times

Listen to Bach, Transformed for String Quartet
New York Times
And yet Bach's DNA twists through the masterpieces of the quartet repertoire and profoundly shaped works by composers including Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Bartok. Schumann considered Bach fugues his “daily bread.” On its most recent album, the ...

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Iconic Beethoven coming to Oakland Symphony - The Mercury News

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:49

The Mercury News

Iconic Beethoven coming to Oakland Symphony
The Mercury News
Oakland Symphony music director Michael Morgan, who celebrates his 60th birthday this season, traces his passion for Beethoven's Fifth Symphony all the way back to childhood. When he was in the third grade, he received a copy of Leonard Bernstein's ...
UW Symphony Orchestra Opens Fall Season Oct. 19University of Wyoming News

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Rising to the challenge of Beethoven's Sonatas for Violin and Piano, with Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver - Gramophone

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:26

Gramophone

Rising to the challenge of Beethoven's Sonatas for Violin and Piano, with Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver
Gramophone
'We'd been doing the Beethoven sonatas in recital programmes, and people kept on asking if we had plans to record them. Then we went to play at the Turner Sims, and its Concert Manager Kevin Appleby asked us what we wanted to perform there next.

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Review: The Ripieno Players' Beethoven and Mahler - Oxford Student

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:23

Oxford Student

Review: The Ripieno Players' Beethoven and Mahler
Oxford Student
With their concert of Beethoven and Mahler, the Ripieno Players managed to give us both. Oxford is overflowing with talented young musicians, and the Ripieno Players are the cream of the crop. It's a relatively young ensemble which debuted in April ...

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Hartford Symphony Orchestra Opens with Ceremony - The Trinity Tripod

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:34

Hartford Symphony Orchestra Opens with Ceremony
The Trinity Tripod
On Friday, Oct. 6th, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will be hosting its opening concert of the season, featuring Beethoven's Eroica and Kanno's Revive. The concert, a juxtaposition of cultural backgrounds and eras in music, is a celebration of ...

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Quartet of singers rescued the work in The Complete Beethoven Symphonies - Concert 4 gig - The Straits Times

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:01

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Quartet of singers rescued the work in The Complete Beethoven Symphonies - Concert 4 gig
The Straits Times
Conductor Lim Yau drives everything along with such impetuosity that this has not seemed so much like a journey through Beethoven's symphonic output, as a race. That emphasis on speed was evident in Sunday's penultimate concert of the series, with a ...
Beethoven's Nine Symphonies Featured this Fall on Symphony @ 7WOSU Public Media
Hendricks Symphony to honor veteransThe Hendricks County Flyer

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Beethoven's Nine Symphonies Featured this Fall on Symphony @ 7 - WOSU Public Media

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:43

WOSU Public Media

Beethoven's Nine Symphonies Featured this Fall on Symphony @ 7
WOSU Public Media
This fall on Symphony @ 7, Thursday evenings on Classical 101, I'm presenting all nine Beethoven symphonies (one each week), culminating with the Choral Symphony at the end of November. To round out the hour, I'm also featuring some of Beethoven's ...
Hendricks Symphony to honor veteransThe Hendricks County Flyer

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Ode to Joy: CSO and company deliver a fine feast of Beethoven ... - The Press

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:57

The Press

Ode to Joy: CSO and company deliver a fine feast of Beethoven ...
The Press
REVIEW: The highlight of the symphony was, predictably, the finale, but there was plenty to enjoy prior to that.
Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven ...Roanoke Times

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Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven, Brahms - Roanoke Times

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:59

Reading Eagle

Concert review: Roanoke Symphony opens season with Beethoven, Brahms
Roanoke Times
American pianist Jeffrey Biegel was the soloist in Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto, known as the "Emperor.” After intermission, the RSO alone played Brahms' mighty Fourth Symphony. As is typical for the start of a new season, the full orchestra played ...
Reading Symphony Orchestra opens season with classical hit listReading Eagle

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The week ahead in LA classical, Oct. 15-22: Le Salon de Musiques, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical, Oct. 15-22: Le Salon de Musiques, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more
Los Angeles Times
Beethoven, Bagels & Banter Chamber music by Beethoven, Haydn and Dvorak. The Edye at the Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Sun., 11 a.m. $45. (310) 434-3200. Café Tacvba The Mexican alt-rock group performs with Gustavo Dudamel and the ...

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How Beethoven brought Mirabehn to Gandhi - The Navhind Times

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:35

How Beethoven brought Mirabehn to Gandhi
The Navhind Times
The music of Ludwig van Beethoven was another abiding passion that began early in her childhood. She had started on the piano, and her father had bought her a “player-piano” or pianola, a self-playing piano containing a mechanism that operates the ...

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