Beethoven

8th Annual Beat Beethoven - YourErie

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 13:42

YourErie

8th Annual Beat Beethoven
YourErie
Do you have what it takes to 'Beat Beethoven'? You can find out this weekend. It's a race to finish a 5-K run before the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra completes Beethoven's 5th Symphony. We're talking between 31 and 35 minutes, and new this year, in ...

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Maestro David Zinman will conduct SummerFest finale - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 12:55

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Maestro David Zinman will conduct SummerFest finale
The San Diego Union-Tribune
“My New York debut was at Lincoln Center with him conducting. He's a dear friend and a great musician. His Beethoven symphony cycle recording is a landmark achievement. He'll play Beethoven's 7th here. I can't wait to welcome David and make music with ...

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Hannes Minnaar: Beethoven Piano Concertos CD review – buoyant, joyful and brimming with energy - The Guardian

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:16

The Guardian

Hannes Minnaar: Beethoven Piano Concertos CD review – buoyant, joyful and brimming with energy
The Guardian
Young Dutch pianist Hannes Minnaar now has a complete set of Beethoven concerto discs to his name, and it's a set that should make that name better known. He doesn't seem to try overly hard to be distinctive, but he is so nonetheless, his playing ...

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Beat Beethoven's 5th returns - Bend Bulletin

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:02

Bend Bulletin

Beat Beethoven's 5th returns
Bend Bulletin
Beat Beethoven — Central Oregon Symphony will hold its third annual Beat Beethoven's 5th 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday in Bend. The objectives? Support the community orchestra, and see if you can run a 5K — that's 3.1 miles for the metrically ...

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Piano-playing robot with 53 fingers dazzles robot fans in Beijing by playing Bach, Mozart and Beethoven - The Sun

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:07

The Sun

Piano-playing robot with 53 fingers dazzles robot fans in Beijing by playing Bach, Mozart and Beethoven
The Sun
A PIANO-playing robot dazzles fans with its repertoire — which sadly does not include any Pink Droid. The cyber pianist, called Teo Tronico, used its 53 fingers to play complex compositions by the likes of Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. Teo Tronico the ...

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Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven's deep history in high desert keeps Campout festival going - The Desert Sun

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 12:44

The Desert Sun

Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven's deep history in high desert keeps Campout festival going
The Desert Sun
It is, however, the 25th anniversary of Cracker's debut eponymous album, often called “Brand,” and that's being feted next Thursday to launch the 13th annual Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven Campout at Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace. But without ...

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Beat Beethoven 5K Run/Walk to Close Part of Downtown Erie Street Saturday - ErieTVNews

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:06

ErieTVNews

Beat Beethoven 5K Run/Walk to Close Part of Downtown Erie Street Saturday
ErieTVNews
Part of downtown Erie street will close for the Erie Philharmonic's Beat Beethoven 5K Run/Walk Saturday. State Street will close from North Park Row to South Park Row from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. August 26. No parking will be allowed from 6 a.m. until 2 ...

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Prom 50: CBSO/Gražinytė-Tyla review – fierce solos and jagged riffs, superbly played - The Guardian

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:19

The Guardian

Prom 50: CBSO/Gražinytė-Tyla review – fierce solos and jagged riffs, superbly played
The Guardian
This process will continue in the years to come, but the programme that Gražinytė-Tyla and her orchestra brought to the Proms was built around two composers who have already featured prominently in her Birmingham concerts – Beethoven and Stravinsky.
Prom 50, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: Nothing expected, that's for sureThe Independent

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Beethoven was totally devastated by secret son's harsh existence - The Sunday Post

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:17

The Sunday Post

Beethoven was totally devastated by secret son's harsh existence
The Sunday Post
A SCRUFFY, humorous rebel who craved love, was crushed by his secret son's harsh life, but who knew his genius music would still be loved centuries later. Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Germany in 1770 and died in 1827, was not the sort of ...

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'The Dark Knight' Meets Beethoven In Beautiful New Video - Comicbook.com

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:21

Comicbook.com

'The Dark Knight' Meets Beethoven In Beautiful New Video
Comicbook.com
The Dark Knight has had a lot of fun mashups over the years, and now one fan has synced the film perfectly with Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata." Watch it below! In my past life I was a producer/editor at a national movie network, and a big part of my ...

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Gerald Barry's Canada, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — a syncopated cacophony - Financial Times

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:13

Financial Times

Gerald Barry's Canada, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — a syncopated cacophony
Financial Times
But it was clear that the 31-year-old Lithuanian conductor understood the audience — and not just because her final offering, Beethoven's Symphony No.5, might just be the most popular work in the classical canon. The world premiere of the evening ...
Prom 50 review: CBSO/Grazinyte-Tyla at the Royal Albert HallThe Times

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5 Can't-Miss VPR Music Moments - Vermont Public Radio

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:04

Vermont Public Radio

5 Can't-Miss VPR Music Moments
Vermont Public Radio
Five Beethoven cello sonatas, available for free download for a month, with commentary from the artists. What's not to like? This set of recordings done in-studio at VPR now lives in perpetuity on VPR's Soundcloud and continues to resonate with music ...

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Pianist Imogen Cooper provides drama large and small in recital - dailytelegraph.com.au

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 03:41

dailytelegraph.com.au

Pianist Imogen Cooper provides drama large and small in recital
dailytelegraph.com.au
Haydn's Sonata in C minor No. 20 has all the turbulence and passion of his Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) symphonies. It is perhaps the most dramatic and powerful of the 50-odd sonatas he wrote and is often compared with Beethoven's Appassionata.

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Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra's student orchestra outstanding at Tanglewood - MassLive.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:50

MassLive.com

Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra's student orchestra outstanding at Tanglewood
MassLive.com
The concert was a very traditional one musically - a piano concerto by Beethoven and a symphonic work by Richard Strauss. Renowned English pianist Paul Lewis was the featured soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor. A well-established ...

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Hristova and Houstoun Beethoven collaboration 'highlight of the year' - Manawatu Standard

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 18:29

Hristova and Houstoun Beethoven collaboration 'highlight of the year'
Manawatu Standard
During it, they discovered a mutual passion for Beethoven. "I look back on that 2008 tour as the beginning of my performing career," Hristova said. "It was a crucial part of my musical development; being able to perform a programme so many times in a ...

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Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance - Reading Eagle

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:08

Berks Sinfonietta gives another stirring performance
Reading Eagle
Berks Sinfonietta introduced its growing audience to two unknown works and one less-performed Beethoven symphony in a program called "In the Shadow of Giants" on Saturday night in Sacred Heart Church, West Reading. The orchestra gave energetic, ...

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Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August - Digital Journal

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:57

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: Beethoven's Promethean Concerto — Best theatrical play of August
Digital Journal
The production, Beethoven's Promethean Concerto in C Minor WoO, took place at the BACCA Arts Center in Lindenhurst, New York. It was divided into two acts, and it was well-written from start to finish. It truly belongs in a bigger stage/platform, and ...

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Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:06

Chicago Tribune

Bland Beethoven, searing Brahms close the Grant Park season
Chicago Tribune
Rare is the symphonic conductor who can resist ending a season with Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, and the temptation even has overtaken a programmer as imaginative as Carlos Kalmar. In recent years American orchestras often have followed ...

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Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven - Chicago Classical Review

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:47

Grant Park Music Festival wraps season with timely Beethoven
Chicago Classical Review
Though scheduled over a year ago, Beethoven's epic paean to brotherhood in the vocal “Ode to Joy” seems like especially serendipitous programming at a time when many people seem more interested in violent protest than sharing a common humanity.

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Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th! - Sutherland Northern Times

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:13

Beethoven's 4th and Stone's 5th!
Sutherland Northern Times
At the end of my first year at Tain Royal Academy, I was more than a little surprised to see that I had come fifth in music. And it had to be true because there it was in this paper's sister publication, the Ross-shire Journal. But how did they, the ...

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