Beethoven

Pianist to Discuss Beethoven's Triumph over Tragedy - CU Anschutz Today (press release)

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:57

Pianist to Discuss Beethoven's Triumph over Tragedy
CU Anschutz Today (press release)
Dr. Kogan will visit CU Anschutz to discuss the tempestuous life of legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven and perform a free concert on November 9, 2017. “Beethoven was a man of vile moods, violent rages and eccentric behavior,” explains Kogan.

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Beethoven and Schubert are bought to life with Bedford concert - Bedford Today

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:10

Bedford Today

Beethoven and Schubert are bought to life with Bedford concert
Bedford Today
The recipient of a prestigious award will play at the latest concert organised by Bedford Music Club. Julia Pusker will be playing Beethoven and Schubert, accompanied by Renata Konyicksa on Bedford School's new grand piano, on Thursday, November 16.

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Dance to Beethoven and explore effects of war in new works - The Straits Times

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:02

The Straits Times

Dance to Beethoven and explore effects of war in new works
The Straits Times
Dance aficionados will have two exciting new works to look forward to at Singapore Dance Theatre's (SDT) upcoming contemporary season from Friday to Sunday. Passages began as SDT's choreographic workshop in 2010, but has over the years become a ...

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Mendelssohn Piano Trio joins HSO for weekend shows - Carlisle Sentinel

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:56

Carlisle Sentinel

Mendelssohn Piano Trio joins HSO for weekend shows
Carlisle Sentinel
Joining Maestro Stuart Malina and the orchestra for Beethoven's Triple Concerto in C major will be the highly regarded Mendelssohn Piano Trio, now in its 20th year. Members are HSO Concertmaster Peter Sirotin and principal cellist Fiona Thompson ...

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Celebrating the musical genius of Beethoven - Wicked Local Hingham

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:45

Wicked Local Hingham

Celebrating the musical genius of Beethoven
Wicked Local Hingham
Audiences love the drama and epic scale. The opening notes of his Fifth Symphony may be the most famous and recognizable four notes in history. Performers love the depth of emotion and technical challenge. I still remember crying, as a young piano ...

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Geneva Concerts to present Beethoven's 'Emperor' - MPNnow.com

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:32

Geneva Concerts to present Beethoven's 'Emperor'
MPNnow.com
Geneva Concerts will host Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and pianist Olga Kern for Beethoven's “Emperor” Concerto at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. Ludwig van Beethoven's final piano concerto elevated the art form to ...

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Celebrating the musical genius of Beethoven - News - Norwell ... - Wicked Local Norwell

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:26

Wicked Local Norwell

Celebrating the musical genius of Beethoven - News - Norwell ...
Wicked Local Norwell
The music of Beethoven exercises an equal hold over audiences and performers alike.Audiences love the drama and epic scale. The opening notes of his Fifth ...
Three Facets of the Immortal Beethoven - The WandererWanderer

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Three Facets of the Immortal Beethoven - Wanderer

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 09:01

Three Facets of the Immortal Beethoven
Wanderer
Join the South Coast Chamber Music Series for “Total Beethoven” on November 18 in Marion and November 19 in South Dartmouth. This concert offers a refresher course in genius, courtesy of Ludwig van Beethoven. The delightful “Spring” Sonata for violin ...

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Malcolm Bilson: Beethoven Wouldn't Recognize Today's Pianos - WKSU News

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 20:59

WKSU News

Malcolm Bilson: Beethoven Wouldn't Recognize Today's Pianos
WKSU News
Most people are used to hearing Beethoven played on a modern piano. But in his younger years, Beethoven actually played on an earlier version of the instrument, known as a fortepiano. During a weekend visit to Case Western Reserve University, pianist ...

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Beethoven's Symphony Number 9 heard in the Vatican to the sound of bagpipes - ROME REPORTS TV News Agency

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 10:00

ROME REPORTS TV News Agency

Beethoven's Symphony Number 9 heard in the Vatican to the sound of bagpipes
ROME REPORTS TV News Agency
Beethoven's Symphony Number 9 was heard loud and clear in St. Peter's Square, but to the sound of northern Spain's most traditional instruments. That is how the Royal Bagpipe Band of Ourense honored its compatriot Faustino Míguez, founder of the ...

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The week ahead in LA classical music, Oct. 29-Nov. 5: Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and more - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 09:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in LA classical music, Oct. 29-Nov. 5: Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and more
Los Angeles Times
Compiled by Matt Cooper. Beethoven Was a Lesbian: A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros International Contemporary Ensemble salutes the late avant-garde composer. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, 909 W. Adams Blvd., L.A. Sun., 4 p.m. Free; reservations ...

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High schools to perform Beethoven with LMC - Experience

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:58

High schools to perform Beethoven with LMC
Experience
In a night of collaboration and community, the LMC Orchestral Invitational invites students to come see Beethoven No. 1, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall. General admission will be $8 and admission for students will be $5. This event will ...

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The Play-Goer: 33 Variations - Bay Weekly

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 11:56

Bay Weekly

The Play-Goer: 33 Variations
Bay Weekly
The big question is why Beethoven bothered to turn a mediocre 50-second ditty into 50 minutes of the world's most beautiful music. This is the mystery Moisés Kaufman explores in his 2009 Tony Award-winning play by the same title, and he does it with a ...

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RSO ready for musical drama at its finest with A Night of Beethoven - Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 08:02

The Columbus Dispatch

RSO ready for musical drama at its finest with A Night of Beethoven
Regina Leader-Post
A proverbial rock star in classical music, Ludwig van Beethoven has long been considered the crème de la crème of composers, and clearly the Regina Symphony Orchestra believes he belongs in that conversation as its show Saturday celebrates three of his ...
Letter: Columbus Symphony lifts the heartThe Columbus Dispatch

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GSO takes on Beethoven's Fifth for two shows - The Daily News Online

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 05:28

GSO takes on Beethoven's Fifth for two shows
The Daily News Online
BATAVIA — The first four notes might be the most recognizable in classical music, but Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 is so much more than that. It is a bombastic exercise of power and finesse, a 36-minute sprint that leaves even the best musicians spent.
GSO to honor music teacher with Perry concertThe Livingston County News

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The Chamber Orchestra Announces Next Improvisational Concert ... - Broadway World

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 21:47

The Chamber Orchestra Announces Next Improvisational Concert ...
Broadway World
A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces the second improvisation ...

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The Chamber Orchestra Announces Next Improvisational Concert ALL BEETHOVEN - Broadway World

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 21:47

The Chamber Orchestra Announces Next Improvisational Concert ALL BEETHOVEN
Broadway World
A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces the second improvisation-focused concert in their 2017/2018 Improvisionaries season featuring the music of Beethoven.

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Beethoven & Prokofiev - Houston Press

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 21:17

Houston Press

Beethoven & Prokofiev
Houston Press
5,” the centerpiece of the Houston Symphony's Beethoven & Prokofiev weekend. Instead of the agony of chaos, Prokofiev's piece captures the greatness held within the human spirit and the overall good nature of mankind. Under guest conductor Ludovic ...

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Cellist Alicia Weilersten featured in Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 'Beethoven 'Eroica'' - Tribune-Review

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 21:04

Cellist Alicia Weilersten featured in Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 'Beethoven 'Eroica''
Tribune-Review
Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”), which 150 conductors picked in a 2016 survey as the best symphony ever written. Weilerstein, 35, grew up in an exceptionally musical home. Her father is violinist Donald Weilerstein, founder of the ...

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Japanese Rock Band Quruli to Join Annual Beethoven Concert With 10000 Singers - Billboard

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 18:25

Billboard

Japanese Rock Band Quruli to Join Annual Beethoven Concert With 10000 Singers
Billboard
The Kyoto rock band Quruli announced they will be joining a choir of 10,000 singers in this year's performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Dec. 3 at the Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka, Japan. Performing the 9th Symphony at the end of the year has become ...

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