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György Kurtág, with his Opera of “Endgame,” Proves To Be Beckett’s Equal - The New Yorker

8 hours 21 min ago
György Kurtág, with his Opera of “Endgame,” Proves To Be Beckett’s Equal  The New Yorker

A musical monument, full of dark comedy and fleeting epiphanies, has its première, at La Scala, Alex Ross writes.

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Bob Tamasy: Getting Ready For A Timely Rest? - The Chattanoogan

13 hours 15 min ago
Bob Tamasy: Getting Ready For A Timely Rest?  The Chattanoogan

In addition to preparing for the Christmas celebration and observance of the start of a new year, this is the time when many of us are ready to take a deep breath, ...

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Composer Profile: Beethoven & His Lone Opera - OperaWire

13 hours 17 min ago
Composer Profile: Beethoven & His Lone Opera  OperaWire

Ludwig Van Beethoven. That name alone already creates different emotional reactions in everyone. Baptized on Dec. 17, 1770, the composer would go on to be ...

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What Lies Beneath: Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven by Christian Horneman - Independent.ie

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 21:30
What Lies Beneath: Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven by Christian Horneman  Independent.ie

The van Beethovens lived in Bonn where world-famous Ludwig was born, either today or yesterday in 1770.

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Get set for a musical treat today - The New Indian Express

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:52
Get set for a musical treat today  The New Indian Express

19-year old pianist Anuvrat Choudhary has organised several solo performances and recently performed at the India International Centre recital in Delhi.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra lights up KeyBank Center with annual holiday event - Buffalo News

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 10:38
Trans-Siberian Orchestra lights up KeyBank Center with annual holiday event  Buffalo News

Should there be any opening slots in the rollicking road show that is Trans-Siberian Orchestra, a notice could read: musicians must have long hair, be able to ...

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Sunday Sounds: Top 5 Beethoven Metal Covers - Drum Magazine

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 07:19
Sunday Sounds: Top 5 Beethoven Metal Covers  Drum Magazine

December 16 is the birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, the German composer and pianist whom many consider to be the first “rock star,” as he elevated ...

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Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq - Boise State Public Radio

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 08:02
Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq  Boise State Public Radio

Karim Wasfi became famous around the world because of misfortune. The renowned performer and conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra played.

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A first edition of Proust's 'Swann's Way' sells for $1.7 mn, creates world record - Economic Times

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 06:47
A first edition of Proust's 'Swann's Way' sells for $1.7 mn, creates world record  Economic Times

PARIS: A copy of Marcel Proust's 'Swann's Way' which he dedicated to his "little darling", sold for 1.51 million euros ($1.7 million) in Paris Friday - a world record ...

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5 Unbelievable Things about Beethoven - DCODE by Discovery

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 06:00
5 Unbelievable Things about Beethoven  DCODE by Discovery

Perhaps the most tragic part of Ludwig van Beethoven's story is how the German composer who produced some of the world's most enduring classical scores ...

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Papers on origin & development of 'The Wizard of Oz' fetch $1.2 million at auction - Economic Times

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 05:49
Papers on origin & development of 'The Wizard of Oz' fetch $1.2 million at auction  Economic Times

LOS ANGELES: One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los ...

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Opera Quiz: Which of Beethoven's 'Fidelio' Characters Best Resembles You? - OperaWire

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 01:14
Opera Quiz: Which of Beethoven's 'Fidelio' Characters Best Resembles You?  OperaWire

Beethoven, born around Dec. 17, 1770 (he was baptized on that day), was one of the greatest composers of all time. His musical and artistic legacy is ripe with ...

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Loved Deepika Padukone's diamond mangalsutra? Light-weight jewellery is the new trend - Economic Times

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 22:24
Loved Deepika Padukone's diamond mangalsutra? Light-weight jewellery is the new trend  Economic Times

When Deepika Padukone's wedding photos didn't hit the social media immediately after the marriage, Sharmistha Dasgupta, a legal professional, had become a ...

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Orchestra Of St. Luke's Winter-Spring To Include Pianists Paul Lewis And Hélène Grimaud At Carnegie Hall - Broadway World

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:48
Orchestra Of St. Luke's Winter-Spring To Include Pianists Paul Lewis And Hélène Grimaud At Carnegie Hall  Broadway World

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) 2019 winter-spring season will run from February through the end of May, bringing music to all five boroughs of New York City.

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tours announced: Ted Leo, Fashawn, Black Flags Over Brooklyn, more - Brooklyn Vegan

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:14
tours announced: Ted Leo, Fashawn, Black Flags Over Brooklyn, more  Brooklyn Vegan

The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more. TED LEO. The always-busy Ted Leo has a few upcoming solo ...

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Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel Brings The JOYOUS MUSIC OF BEETHOVEN To Desert Audiences - Broadway World

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:23
Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel Brings The JOYOUS MUSIC OF BEETHOVEN To Desert Audiences  Broadway World

The McCallum Theatre presents Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel on Monday, January 7, at 7:00pm. This evening's program, Joyous Music of ...

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Camper Van Beethoven & Cracker announce winter tour - Brooklyn Vegan

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:33
Camper Van Beethoven & Cracker announce winter tour  Brooklyn Vegan

David Lowery's two main concerns, Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, usually tour as a unit in the winter and this year is no different.

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Classical Music Highlight: Beethoven's Faith in Humanity - WSHU

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:25
Classical Music Highlight: Beethoven's Faith in Humanity  WSHU

Beethoven's birthday is Sunday, but we'll celebrate early with his life-affirming Symphony No. 9, which concludes with the Ode to Joy.

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All Seasons Orchestra Celebrating Beethoven's Birthday with Free Concert/Celebration on Sunday - Redheaded Blackbelt

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:00
All Seasons Orchestra Celebrating Beethoven's Birthday with Free Concert/Celebration on Sunday  Redheaded Blackbelt

Arcata, CA – The City of Arcata's Recreation Division announced today that the All Seasons Orchestra will celebrate the winter season with a holiday-themed ...

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Best Chamber Music CDs of 2018 - Sequenza21

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 08:54
Best Chamber Music CDs of 2018  Sequenza21

Prism I is the first of five CDs by the Danish String Quartet, each featuring a work by Bach, a work by Beethoven, and a complementary piece. The key of E-flat is ...

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