Beethoven

Knoxville Symphony guest conductor feels right at home with Beethoven - Knoxville News Sentinel

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:00

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville Symphony guest conductor feels right at home with Beethoven
Knoxville News Sentinel
“The Beethoven Violin Concerto is one of my favorites, if not my favorite, piece of music in the entire repertoire, honestly,” Gersen says. “I actually used to fall asleep to it when I was 3 years old. It's been one of my favorite pieces ever since ...

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'Beethoven & Prometheus: The Hero's Journey' performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at Lakeland Community College - News-Herald.com

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 18:43

News-Herald.com

'Beethoven & Prometheus: The Hero's Journey' performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at Lakeland Community College
News-Herald.com
In celebration of Lakeland's 50th anniversary, the 100th season of The Cleveland Orchestra, as well as its Second Century “Around the Region” celebration, and in effort to introduce a new generation of students to Beethoven's compositions, the two ...

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Pacific presenting a feast for Beethoven lovers - Stockton Record

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:15

Stockton Record

Pacific presenting a feast for Beethoven lovers
Stockton Record
Critics took notice and argued that Beethoven's symphonies were a new form of art — devoid of any connection to reality or words, and therefore capable of lifting the spirit far above our everyday life,” wrote Nicolas Waldvogel, director of University ...
Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony Fall ConcertAptos Times
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How Beethoven Went From Virtuoso City Pianist to Country-Hiking Composer - WOSU

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:04

WOSU

How Beethoven Went From Virtuoso City Pianist to Country-Hiking Composer
WOSU
It was quite a profound transition for a young Ludwig van Beethoven to go from being a celebrated virtuoso pianist not long after he arrived in Vienna from Bonn, Germany, in 1792, to feeling increasingly socially isolated by the hearing loss that would ...

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Composer Spotlight Series: Beethoven - Webster Kirkwood Times

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 02:25

Composer Spotlight Series: Beethoven
Webster Kirkwood Times
Composer Spotlight Series: Beethoven will be presented Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., at the World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Ave. in the Central West End. Tickets are $10; $5 tickets available for members, seniors and military. Admission includes ...

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Beethoven: The Late Quartets CD review – revelations and clarity on period strings - The Guardian

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:49

The Guardian

Beethoven: The Late Quartets CD review – revelations and clarity on period strings
The Guardian
Over that period they have explored and recorded a wide range of the quartet repertoire, from Haydn to Mendelssohn. On disc, at least, they have been much more circumspect about Beethoven. Recordings of the Op 18 works appeared piecemeal a decade ...

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FSU profs bring Beethoven to life - Tallahassee.com

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:45

Tallahassee.com

FSU profs bring Beethoven to life
Tallahassee.com
Autumn in Tallahassee means many things. Football. Cooler weather. And this year, it also means Beethoven. First, there was the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra's all-Beethoven concert in October. And now, FSU music professors David Kalhous and ...

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Jazz master joins MSO for 'Beethoven & Blue Jeans' - Lagniappe

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:19

Lagniappe

Jazz master joins MSO for 'Beethoven & Blue Jeans'
Lagniappe
Innovation is essential and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra will inject plenty into its mid-November “Beethoven & Blue Jeans” offering. There's an inventive American slant in nod to its denim component. In addition to Beethoven's 7th Symphony the show ...

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Richard Kogan on Beethoven, Mad Genius and Creative Resilience - Westword

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:02

Richard Kogan on Beethoven, Mad Genius and Creative Resilience
Westword
Richard Kogan, an award-winning psychiatrist and pianist, sees Beethoven as more than just the mad genius he's often portrayed as. The composer also has “an extraordinary story of recovery from trauma,” says Korgan, who will lecture Thursday night on ...

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CLASSICAL | RPO's Beethoven Festival - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 01:06

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | RPO's Beethoven Festival
Rochester City Newspaper
As Schroeder said to Lucy, "Beethoven is IT, clear and simple! Do you understand?" When it comes to the title of "King of Classical Music," Ludwig van Beethoven remains the heavyweight champion (Western European Division). This week and next, Ward ...

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WMU Symphony Features Beethoven & Ravel Sunday - WMUK

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:40

WMUK

WMU Symphony Features Beethoven & Ravel Sunday
WMUK
Music director Bruce Uchimura will lead the Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra in works of Beethoven and Ravel in a free concert on Sunday at 3 pm in Miller Auditorium. Uchimura and Cara Lieurance look at the works on the program, from ...

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The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017 Beijing Concert on WRTI! Beethoven's 9th, Nov. 12, 1 PM - WRTI

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:50

WRTI

The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017 Beijing Concert on WRTI! Beethoven's 9th, Nov. 12, 1 PM
WRTI
"If,” the Maestro said, “Beethoven had known that, 200 years later, his Ninth Symphony, with its message of universal brotherhood and joy, would be performed in China with an American orchestra, a Canadian conductor, and a Chinese chorus and soloists, ...

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On That Note: Performing Beethoven's 'Eyeglasses Duo' - WUWM

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:20

WUWM

On That Note: Performing Beethoven's 'Eyeglasses Duo'
WUWM
Cellist Robert Cohen joins Lake Effect each month in a series we call On That Note. We talk about everything from travel challenges to how to memorize music as we explore the life of a professional classical musician. We're changing it up a bit this ...

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REVIEW: Fun is common thread in Beethoven offerings at Miller Symphony Hall - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:00

Allentown Morning Call

REVIEW: Fun is common thread in Beethoven offerings at Miller Symphony Hall
Allentown Morning Call
One would think it a challenge to find any kind of unifying thread in a concert featuring Beethoven's Triple Concerto and Symphony No. 8 book-ending the world premiere of a work for Harry Bertoia's sound sculptures and orchestra. But at Alletown's ...

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Chamber Orchestra meets Beethoven in an wild-card concert - Philly.com

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 17:57

Philly.com

Chamber Orchestra meets Beethoven in an wild-card concert
Philly.com
Improvisation has been making its way back onto the classical music landscape over the past few decades – it was an Old World tradition at least until World War I – and created extra sparkle in an already-notable Beethoven program by Chamber Orchestra ...

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Beethoven's final piano sonatas to be performed at Sweet Briar - SBC News

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 17:37

SBC News

Beethoven's final piano sonatas to be performed at Sweet Briar
SBC News
Sweet Briar College will present “The Final Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven,” performed by Timothy R. Gaylard, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, in Memorial Chapel. The event is sponsored by the Lectures and Events Committee and is free and open to ...

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Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Beethoven and Brahms Concert November 12 in Morristown - TAPinto.net

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 09:17

Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Beethoven and Brahms Concert November 12 in Morristown
TAPinto.net
Beethoven's Symphony #2 was written in 1801 -1802 and initially performed in Vienna in 1803. During the period when Beethoven was composing the piece, he revealed for the first time to his friends and family that his hearing was deteriorating. The work ...

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Night of Beethoven kicks off with John Adams' postmodern homage - The Australian

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 08:01

The Australian

Night of Beethoven kicks off with John Adams' postmodern homage
The Australian
For the programmer, Beethoven's symphonies are double-edged swords. Schedule an item from this revolutionary arc and audiences will roll in, but expectations ascend into the stratosphere — repertoire familiarity coupling with the inescapable lure of ...

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Beethoven soothes pets spooked by fireworks - The Times

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:07

The Times

Beethoven soothes pets spooked by fireworks
The Times
It may sound barking mad, but on Bonfire Night, pet behaviourists say that dogs can calm down if they listen to Beethoven's 6th Symphony while cats may prefer hearing Handel's Sarabande in D minor. The musical tastes of pets prone to panic at the sound ...

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Beethoven soothes pets spooked by fireworks - The Times

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:07

Beethoven soothes pets spooked by fireworks
The Times
It may sound barking mad, but on Bonfire Night, pet behaviourists say that dogs can calm down if they listen to Beethoven's 6th Symphony while cats may prefer hearing Handel's Sarabande in D minor. The musical tastes of pets prone to panic at the sound ...

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