Beethoven

Finger-slippin' good - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:13

Finger-slippin' good
Santa Fe New Mexican
Jonathan Biss played an all-Beethoven recital at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (in St. Francis Auditorium) on Aug. 10 at noon, and I'd bet that when it was finished he wished he could play it over again. Beethoven sonatas are a particular ...

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Friday's best TV: BBC Proms 2017; Naked Attraction; Professor T - The Guardian

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:02

The Guardian

Friday's best TV: BBC Proms 2017; Naked Attraction; Professor T
The Guardian
First, conducted by Nicholas Collon, the Aurora Orchestra perform their daunting party piece: Beethoven's 3rd Symphony, AKA the Eroica, played entirely from memory. That high-wire act is followed at 9pm by the first complete performance of Philip Glass ...

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Beethoven, Verdi, and . . . Razumovsky? - The Boston Globe

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:07

The Boston Globe

Beethoven, Verdi, and . . . Razumovsky?
The Boston Globe
Hulton Archive/Getty Images. Beethoven. On Aug. 21, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival presents the Ying Quartet performing a program including the third of Ludwig van Beethoven's op. 59 string quartets: the “Razumovsky” quartets, composed in 1806 ...

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Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:10

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance
The San Diego Union-Tribune
There used to be a stereotype about contemporary classical music specialists: Sure, they can knock out complex rhythms, find microtones and perform unusual instrumental techniques, but they can't play Beethoven. Like all stereotypes, it was a gross ...

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VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim 'Beethoven/Mozart' CD Winners Announced! - The Violin Channel

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:31

The Violin Channel

VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim 'Beethoven/Mozart' CD Winners Announced!
The Violin Channel
The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed copy of VC Young Artist Ji Young Lim's debut album 'Mozart & Beethoven Violin Sonatas' – courtesy of our good friends at Warner Classics. Recorded with ...

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The Beethoven Broadwood Celebrates Two Anniversaries - World Piano News (blog)

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 06:03

World Piano News (blog)

The Beethoven Broadwood Celebrates Two Anniversaries
World Piano News (blog)
In Vienna he met Beethoven, then 47, who was by then quite unwell and starting to become deaf. Broadwood decided to present the composer with his latest grand piano. He asked five of the most accomplished pianists in London – Friedrich Kalkbrenner, ...

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San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and ... - Times of San Diego

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:29

Times of San Diego

San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and ...
Times of San Diego
Chamber music lovers have two more chances to enjoy Beethoven's violin sonatas: a free concert Thursday, and the SummerFest Beethoven finale on Friday.

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San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and Friday Concerts - Times of San Diego

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:29

Times of San Diego

San Diego Can Enjoy Beethoven's Violin Sonatas at Thursday and Friday Concerts
Times of San Diego
Chamber music lovers have two more chances to enjoy the beautiful violin sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven: a free concert Thursday afternoon and the finale of SummerFest's salute to the great composer on Friday night. La Jolla Music Society has ...

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Music Mountain welcomes Daedalus String Quartet plus Michael Berkeley & Friends - Litchfield County Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:14

Music Mountain welcomes Daedalus String Quartet plus Michael Berkeley & Friends
Litchfield County Times
Falls Village >> America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with Daedalus String Quartet with Tanya Bannister, piano, on Sunday, August 27 (3pm) performing Beethoven and Brahms. Michael Berkeley ...

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Beethoven violin sonata cycle at SummerFest gets off to grand start - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:57

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Beethoven violin sonata cycle at SummerFest gets off to grand start
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Any composer is lucky to write something that performers want to play and audiences love hearing, but there's a catch. Their most popular works overshadow their other compositions, no matter how excellent they are. Take Beethoven. He wrote 10 sonatas ...

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Scientology Information Center Celebrates National Piano Month with Chopin, Beethoven and Liszt Classical Concert - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:16

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Scientology Information Center Celebrates National Piano Month with Chopin, Beethoven and Liszt Classical Concert
GlobeNewswire (press release)
In honor of National Piano Month celebrated in September each year, Polish pianist, Mr. Andreas Kazmierzack will perform a classical piano concert on Saturday, September 16th at the Scientology Information Center in Downtown Clearwater. Refreshments ...

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Fringe Music review: Beethoven for Breakfast, Royal Over-Seas League - Herald Scotland

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:06

Herald Scotland

Fringe Music review: Beethoven for Breakfast, Royal Over-Seas League
Herald Scotland
COMPOSED over a century apart, Beethoven's highly classical Piano Trio in E-flat and Ravel's stylishly French A minor Piano Trio prove how diverse this genre can be. But this was not the only reason behind the two-sided performance given by the ...

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If Beethoven lived in 2017, the Moonlight Sonata would be this Deep House remix - Classic FM

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:59

If Beethoven lived in 2017, the Moonlight Sonata would be this Deep House remix
Classic FM
Would the Moonlight Sonata sound like a Deep House track if Beethoven had composed it in 2017? We think so. This guy – Vinheteiro on YouTube – has arranged a Deep House version of the first movement from Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, and it's like ...

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Aspen Music Fest review: Violinist 'wins' a Beethoven concerto comparison - Aspen Times

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:00

Aspen Music Fest review: Violinist 'wins' a Beethoven concerto comparison
Aspen Times
Two great Beethoven concertos anchored the Aspen Music Festival's weekend proceedings in the Benedict Music Tent, both with soloists new to the festival. The violin concerto with the Aspen Festival Orchestra on Sunday afternoon provided the more ...

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Takacs Quartet plays Carl Vine, Beethoven and Haydn in Canberra for Musica Viva - The Canberra Times

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:51

The Canberra Times

Takacs Quartet plays Carl Vine, Beethoven and Haydn in Canberra for Musica Viva
The Canberra Times
For their Canberra program the Takacs Quartet will perform not only string quartets by two trailblazers of the genre, Haydn and Beethoven, but also the world premiere of Carl Vine's String Quartet No.6. Audiences will be able to hear Vine, Musica Viva ...
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Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth season - Morton Times-News

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:58

Morton Times-News

Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth season
Morton Times-News
WASHINGTON — The Heartland Festival Orchestra will play Beethoven's 9th on Sept. 9 to kick off its 9th season. The date may have been a happy coincidence, but Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 is not — the orchestra always celebrates with Beethoven.

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All Beethoven at Music Mountain - Themillbrookindependent.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 21:08

Themillbrookindependent.com

All Beethoven at Music Mountain
Themillbrookindependent.com
The St. Petersburg Piano Quartet (formerly the St. Petersburg Quartet) offered an all-Beethoven program this past Sunday afternoon amid perfect summer weather. Gordon Hall was full to capacity with its new air-conditioning system fully operational.

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Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth season - Peoria Journal Star

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 02:08

Peoria Journal Star

Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth season
Peoria Journal Star
WASHINGTON — The Heartland Festival Orchestra will play Beethoven's 9th on Sept. 9 to kick off its 9th season. The date may have been a happy coincidence, but Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 is not — the orchestra always celebrates with Beethoven.

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Family life: My teddy that fell into the Panama canal; Beethoven's Ode to Joy and honeymoon prawns - The Guardian

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 01:45

The Guardian

Family life: My teddy that fell into the Panama canal; Beethoven's Ode to Joy and honeymoon prawns
The Guardian
On 14 November 1950, my parents and I left Victoria, on Vancouver Island, to sail back to the UK. From Vancouver city we travelled down the west coast of Canada and the US, via San Francisco, Los Angeles and the Panama canal. I was one of two children ...

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The Lively Arts: The mouse that brought us Beethoven - Traverse City Record Eagle

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:02

The Lively Arts: The mouse that brought us Beethoven
Traverse City Record Eagle
Bach and Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, Ponchielli, Dukas, Franz Schubert and of course Moussorgsky made up the suite of composers' music infused with sweeping images of abstract art and mythology, water tableaus of wonderful color, comic ...

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