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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Palo Alto Online

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:22

Palo Alto Online

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Palo Alto Online
Are there lessons to be learned today from the turbulent history of the Napoleonic Empire, when a shrewd megalomaniac driven by an obsession for power conquered much of Europe? Are there parallels to be drawn between those oppressive years of the early ...
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Guest column: Was Beethoven's final symphony a catastrophe or catharsis? - Virginian-Pilot

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:04

Virginian-Pilot

Guest column: Was Beethoven's final symphony a catastrophe or catharsis?
Virginian-Pilot
Ugly, wretched, unkempt, and inflexible. Those are some of the legendary descriptions of Ludwig von Beethoven, a 19th century radical beatnik known equally for his eccentric, genius, and revolutionary compositions. There was no separating the music ...

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Classical: Swedish orchestra performs all-Beethoven program at Zoellner Arts Center - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:23

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Swedish orchestra performs all-Beethoven program at Zoellner Arts Center
Allentown Morning Call
Canadian violinist Catherine Manoukian solos with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra of Sweden Saturday at Zoellner Arts Center. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO). Steve SiegelSpecial to The Morning Call. Imagine a symphony orchestra in this country offering 31 ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:30

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:22

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:22

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Quatuor Tchalik: Beethoven String Quartet no.8 - The Strad

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:48

Quatuor Tchalik: Beethoven String Quartet no.8
The Strad
The Quatuor Tchalik comprises the Tchalik siblings Gabriel, Louise (violin), Sarah (viola) and Marc (cello). Here in this video from France Musique filmed in November 2016 they perform Beethoven's String Quartet no.8 in E minor, op.59 no.2. On 8 ...

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A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro - Artvoice

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:28

Artvoice

A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Starting this Thursday evening, the members of the Pacifica Quartet, Simin Ganatra and Austin Hartmann, violins, Guy Ben Zion, viola, and Brandon Vamos, cello will perform all sixteen of the Beethoven string quartets at Slee Hall, on the University at ...

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LPO brings 'Beethoven Meets the Wild West'' to Slidell - The Advocate

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:09

The Advocate

LPO brings 'Beethoven Meets the Wild West'' to Slidell
The Advocate
As classically trained musicians, Timothy Muffitt and Daniel Lelchuk certainly qualify as highbrow. But as pop culture mavens, Muffitt and Lelchuk, respectively the guest conductor and assistant principal cellist of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra ...

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Bonhams NY Books and Manuscripts Auction Led by Beethoven Leaf and Newton Notes - Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:19

Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Bonhams NY Books and Manuscripts Auction Led by Beethoven Leaf and Newton Notes
Fine Books & Collections Magazine
One of the sale's highlights is a Beethoven sketch-leaf from part of his Scottish Song, Sunset, Op 108, written for voice, violin, violoncello, and piano, and set to Walter Scott's poem, The Sun upon the Weirdlaw Hill (estimate: $80,000-120,000 ...

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Roll over, Beethoven: Slee quartet cycle resumes - Buffalo News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:00

Buffalo News

Roll over, Beethoven: Slee quartet cycle resumes
Buffalo News
Unique in the world, the University at Buffalo's Slee Beethoven Quartet Cycle has been rolling since 1955. That was when Alice Slee -- following the wishes her husband, Frederick, set down in his will -- gave a bequest that would fund annual ...
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Bach and Beethoven Ensemble performs - South Bend Tribune

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:15

South Bend Tribune

Bach and Beethoven Ensemble performs
South Bend Tribune
GOSHEN — The Bach and Beethoven Ensemble performs at 4 p.m. Sunday at Goshen College's Music Center. Founded in 2009, The Bach & Beethoven Ensemble is a Chicago-based ensemble that brings artists from different traditions together to collaborate on ...

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Cantata Singers Perform Beethoven's 'Missa Solemni' - Broadway World

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:55

Cantata Singers Perform Beethoven's 'Missa Solemni'
Broadway World
Cantata Singers' continues its 54th season with Ludwig van Beethoven's choral masterpiece Missa solemnis. The performance will be held Friday, March 16 at 8pm at NEC's Jordan Hall.

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Cantata Singers Perform Beethoven's 'Missa Solemni' - Broadway World

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:55

Cantata Singers Perform Beethoven's 'Missa Solemni'
Broadway World
Cantata Singers' continues its 54th season with Ludwig van Beethoven's choral masterpiece Missa solemnis. The performance will be held Friday, March 16 at 8pm at NEC's Jordan Hall. Considered by Beethoven himself to be "the greatest work which I have ...

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Symphonic - Clarencebee

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:40

Symphonic
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Slee/Beethoven String Quartet Cycle III: Pacifica Quartet — The third night in Slee Beethoven Quartet's Cycle featuring the Pacifica Quartet playing “Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3,” “Grosse Fuge, Op. 133” and “Quartet in F Major, Op 59, No. 1” by ...

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An Evasive New Concerto to Match Beethoven's Hero - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:50

San Francisco Classical Voice

An Evasive New Concerto to Match Beethoven's Hero
San Francisco Classical Voice
In his five piano concertos, Beethoven assimilated tradition while exerting his own formidable influence on the genre. This weekend, Cal Performances presented three programs by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and pianist Jonathan Biss. Each featured ...

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The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM - WRTI

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:40

WRTI

The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven's EROICA, Feb. 25 at 1 PM
WRTI
Join us on Sunday, February 25th from 1 to 3 pm to hear guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas conduct the Philadelphians in a performance of Beethoven's Third Symphony, the mighty "Eroica," which proved to be not only a turning point in the composer's ...

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Vancouver Island Symphony brings Bach, Beethoven and Brahms to Port Theatre - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:01

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Vancouver Island Symphony brings Bach, Beethoven and Brahms to Port Theatre
Nanaimo News Bulletin
The composition will be one of four performed at the Vancouver Island Symphony's 3 Bs – Bach, Beethoven, Brahms concert at the Port Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 17 and conductor Pierre Simard has chosen another differing duo in the solo roles: principal ...

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A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro - Artvoice

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:28

Artvoice

A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Starting this Thursday evening, the members of the Pacifica Quartet, Simin Ganatra and Sibbi Bernhardsson, violins, Masumi Per Rostad, viola and Brandon Vamos, cello will perform all sixteen of the Beethoven string quartets at Slee Hall, on the ...

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A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro - Artvoice

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:28

A Total Beethoven Immersion by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Starting this Thursday evening, the members of the Pacifica Quartet, Simin Ganatra and Sibbi Bernhardsson, violins, Masumi Per Rostad, viola and Brandon Vamos, cello will perform all sixteen of the Beethoven string quartets at Slee Hall, on the ...

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