Beethoven

Review: Konstantin Lifschitz begins Beethoven marathon in Hong Kong with delicacy and assurance - South China Morning Post

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 01:49

Review: Konstantin Lifschitz begins Beethoven marathon in Hong Kong with delicacy and assurance
South China Morning Post
Tackling a marathon takes perseverance, stamina and technical proficiency. At times it can be a physical and mental battle. And a marathon is what pianist Konstantin Lifschitz has taken on in performing all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas over six ...

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Utah Symphony leads off with spellbinding Beethoven concerto - Salt Lake Tribune

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:27

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Symphony leads off with spellbinding Beethoven concerto
Salt Lake Tribune
Hadelich gave a spellbinding performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto. Whatever the score called for, whether lightning-fast virtuosity or soulful singing, he delivered in abundance. The first- and third-movement cadenzas were decidedly different ...

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Utah Symphony's Opening Masterworks Concerts feature Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Dvorak - Broadway World

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:32

Utah Symphony's Opening Masterworks Concerts feature Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Dvorak
Broadway World
Utah Symphony opens its 2017-18 Masterworks season with Music Director Thierry Fischer as he leads the orchestra from the podium at Abravanel Hall in performances of Beethoven's Violin Concerto on September 15 and 16, and Dvo?ák and the start of a ...

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Tanglewood season closes with superb performance of Beethoven's 9th - Hudson Valley 360

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:24

Hudson Valley 360

Tanglewood season closes with superb performance of Beethoven's 9th
Hudson Valley 360
By way of introduction to Beethoven's 9th Symphony, he expressed his hope the spirit of “Ode To Joy” would bring people together in these troubled times, for which he received an ovation. He did, indeed, bring 20,000-plus people together that afternoon ...

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Milwaukee Symphony opens season with powerhouse program of Beethoven, Bernstein - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:51

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Symphony opens season with powerhouse program of Beethoven, Bernstein
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Milwaukee Symphony's season-opening performance, led by guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru, offered up thrilling performances of two well-loved great works: Beethoven's brilliant Symphony No. 7 and Bernstein's buoyant Overture to “Candide.”.

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Pacific Symphony delivers Romantic excess better than classic Beethoven - OCRegister

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:28

OCRegister

Pacific Symphony delivers Romantic excess better than classic Beethoven
OCRegister
To open Pacific Symphony's 39th season on Thursday, music director Carl St.Clair trundled out three heavyweights – Beethoven, Wagner and Richard Strauss – that he claimed ruled the musical world of Germany from 1770 to 1949. St.Clair, a lover of all ...

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NJSO presents Beethoven's PASTORAL Symphony Next Month - Broadway World

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 07:57

NJSO presents Beethoven's PASTORAL Symphony Next Month
Broadway World
NJSO presents Beethoven's PASTORAL Symphony Next Month The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang perform melodic works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Kernis, October 12-15 in Newark, Princeton and Red Bank.

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On Tap in Fort Worth: Beer, Beards, and Beethoven - Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:49

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On Tap in Fort Worth: Beer, Beards, and Beethoven
Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
That time-honored pairing will be on display October 18 as Beer, Beards, and Beethoven, a chamber music concert, returns to Wild Acre Brewing Company. To shore up my assertion, I contacted TCU musicology professor Dr. Will Gibbons for some historical ...

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CSO's Concerts for Kids Explores THE LIFE & TIMES OF BEETHOVEN, 10/22 - Broadway World

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:59

CSO's Concerts for Kids Explores THE LIFE & TIMES OF BEETHOVEN, 10/22
Broadway World
As part of the CSO's Concerts for Kids series, CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the Columbus Symphony have teamed up with the acting troupe Really Inventive Stuff to present "The Life & Times of Beethoven" at the Ohio Theatre on Sunday, October ...

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At Penn, Daedalus boldly embarks on the full Beethoven string-quartet cycle - Philly.com

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:26

Philly.com

At Penn, Daedalus boldly embarks on the full Beethoven string-quartet cycle
Philly.com
After a certain point with Beethoven, there is no trail, no map, and only a few distorted points of reference. And then, near the summit? “Some of the craziest music ever written,” says Daedalus violinist Min-Young Kim, whose ensemble has now played ...

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Brandon's Own Kerry DuWors Will Play Beethoven - MyToba

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:52

MyToba

Brandon's Own Kerry DuWors Will Play Beethoven
MyToba
WINNIPEG, MB. – Brandon's very own Kerry DuWors will open the new Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra season in Brandon at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Sep 17 at 3:00 pm. DuWors will play Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major with WSO ...

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Beethoven and Deutsche Welle bring young German and Ukrainian musicians together - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:11

Deutsche Welle

Beethoven and Deutsche Welle bring young German and Ukrainian musicians together
Deutsche Welle
The concerts in Lviv and the Ukrainian capital of Kiev in late August were a success, but "playing in Germany and in Beethoven's birthplace is an entirely different challenge," admits 12-year-old Olga Tytarenko, a gifted violinist and the orchestra's ...

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DuWors tackles Beethoven to help WSO kick off season - Brandon Sun

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 01:03

DuWors tackles Beethoven to help WSO kick off season
Brandon Sun
"In fact in general I've been looking forward to performing the Beethoven concerto for years and years." DuWors' love for the violin started at a very early age. By two-and-a-half years of age, she was already learning how to play. "At that point it's ...

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Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens Masterworks season with Beethoven's Eroica - West Hartford News

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:28

West Hartford News

Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens Masterworks season with Beethoven's Eroica
West Hartford News
HARTFORD >> The Hartford Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 2017-2018 Masterworks season with a captivating program featuring one of Beethoven's most celebrated works. The HSO will present Beethoven's Eroica Friday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 8, ...

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Deutsche Welle: How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture ... - Kyiv Post

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:41

Kyiv Post

Deutsche Welle: How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture ...
Kyiv Post
The young composer Bohdan Sehin composed a work for the Beethovenfest that revisits the rich folklore of Galicia, the historical region surrounding Lviv.
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Family Time: Symphony features Beethoven and his friends - Post-Bulletin

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:03

Family Time: Symphony features Beethoven and his friends
Post-Bulletin
"Beethoven was naturally a loner and a surly fellow," said Jere Lantz, Rochester Symphony's conductor. "He didn't take the time to be nice to people unless he had to. The concert highlights some of the wonderful musicians he took the time for. It's ...

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How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture with Beethoven - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:27

Deutsche Welle

How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture with Beethoven
Deutsche Welle
How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture with Beethoven. Commissioned by DW, the young star composer Bohdan Sehin composed a work for the Beethovenfest that revisits the rich folklore of Galicia, the historical region surrounding Lviv.

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The Orchestra Now Fall Season To Showcase Beethoven's 9th - OperaWire

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 08:33

OperaWire

The Orchestra Now Fall Season To Showcase Beethoven's 9th
OperaWire
The Orchestra Now has announced its fall season, which will feature a ton of vocal performances. The big one that all eyes will surely be on is the Oct. 21 and 22 showcases of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, which will feature soprano Chloé Olivia Moore, ...

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Listen to new music by 'the Russian Beethoven' - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:02

Deutsche Welle

Listen to new music by 'the Russian Beethoven'
Deutsche Welle
Each year the Beethovenfest awards a commission to a composer, requesting that for his new piece, he chooses a work by Ludwig van Beethoven as a point of reference. This year, Russian composer Vladimir Tarnopolski is in the spotlight, having chosen ...

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Deep Beethoven: Film's Love of Allegretto - Film School Rejects

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:15

Film School Rejects

Deep Beethoven: Film's Love of Allegretto
Film School Rejects
Film theory and music theory combine in an interesting and in-depth look at Beethoven and movies. If pop soundtracks are time capsules, classical scores are time machines. The emotions and history pent up in the orchestral arrangements of the past seep ...

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