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'Greatest living flautist' Emmanuel Pahud tours with the Australian Chamber Orchestra - The Sydney Morning Herald

JS Bach - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:13

The Sydney Morning Herald

'Greatest living flautist' Emmanuel Pahud tours with the Australian Chamber Orchestra
The Sydney Morning Herald
This is his goal in the Australian program, which presents a musical history from J. S. Bach and his son C. P. E. Bach to 20th-century France, with Ravel and Debussy via Franck. The French music, Pahud says, has "a style, a perfume, but when it was ...

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Picasso Lithograph Portrait Reaches $125000 at Swann Galleries - Fine Books & Collections Magazine

JS Bach - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:05

Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Picasso Lithograph Portrait Reaches $125000 at Swann Galleries
Fine Books & Collections Magazine
A late cubistic color aquatint and etching by Georges Braque, Hommage à J.S. Bach, 1950, more than doubled its previous record at $11,875. Three records were set for works by Thomas Hart Benton, with additional records achieved for works by Yves ...

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Six cool things to do in Tucson this weekend (Sept. 22-Sept. 24) - Arizona Daily Star

Beethoven - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:04

Arizona Daily Star

Six cool things to do in Tucson this weekend (Sept. 22-Sept. 24)
Arizona Daily Star
“After this I will have all five concertos ready and I will know all five (Beethoven) concertos,” said Zhang, who goes by the nickname Zee Zee, given to her when the China native came to the United States in her late teens to study at Rochester's ...

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Meet De'Aaron Fox, new face of the Kings: An 'old soul' with taste for Beethoven - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Beethoven - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:00

Sacramento Bee (blog)

Meet De'Aaron Fox, new face of the Kings: An 'old soul' with taste for Beethoven
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Jennifer Hilsinger, the algebra teacher who introduced Fox to Beethoven, remembers a tall, skinny student who wore glasses and asked to sit in the front row. “De'Aaron wanted to sit close so he could focus, which made the seating chart a challenge ...

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WATCH: Cops take part in singing battle - Independent Online

Mozart - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:40

Independent Online

WATCH: Cops take part in singing battle
Independent Online
While tomorrow they will compete with the Western piece Kyrie composed by WA Mozart. The Heartfelt hall is filled with whistles, claps and ululations each time the supporters' province ascends the stage. Eastern Cape supporters said there was no way ...

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October's festival frenzy kicks off early with music, food and wine at Barossa, Baroque & Beyond - The Advertiser

JS Bach - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:36

The Advertiser

October's festival frenzy kicks off early with music, food and wine at Barossa, Baroque & Beyond
The Advertiser
He will perform J.S. Bach's Passacaglia in C minor on the restored 1877 Hill & Son Grand Organ at Tanunda Organ Gallery at 1pm on October 1, and be joined by violinist Sophie Rowell for Leclair's Sonata No. 1 Op. 9, with the ASQ also performing ...

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UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight - UKNow (press release)

Brahms - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:00

UKNow (press release)

UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight
UKNow (press release)
LEXINGTON, KY. (Sept. 22, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will open its 99th season playing the most famous piece of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, as well as work from Johannes Brahms and Charles ...

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UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight - UKNow (press release)

Brahms - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:00

UKNow (press release)

UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight
UKNow (press release)
LEXINGTON, KY. (Sept. 22, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will open its 99th season playing the most famous piece of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, as well as work from Johannes Brahms and Charles ...

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UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight - UKNow (press release)

Beethoven - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:00

UKNow (press release)

UK Orchestra Opens 2017-18 Season With Beethoven, Brahms and Ives Tonight
UKNow (press release)
LEXINGTON, KY. (Sept. 22, 2017) — The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will open its 99th season playing the most famous piece of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, as well as work from Johannes Brahms and Charles ...

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RHS Marching Band's Fourth Wall scores a touchdown - The Rolla Daily News

Brahms - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:33

The Rolla Daily News

RHS Marching Band's Fourth Wall scores a touchdown
The Rolla Daily News
Imagine a marriage of pieces played during Charlie Chaplin's performances like 'Hungarian Dance' by Johannes Brahms mixed with Disney's 'Fantasia 2000', which worked very well. It had the classical feel, mixed with the light-hearted imagery of the band.

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Biss, SPCO offer an inspiring two-concerto night - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Beethoven - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:27

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Biss, SPCO offer an inspiring two-concerto night
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
When the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra asked five composers to each write a new piano concerto and take for inspiration one of the five that Beethoven wrote, the composers were pretty much at liberty to be “inspired” in any way they saw fit. The new ...

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The Ticket: What's happening in the arts world - The Boston Globe

JS Bach - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:14

The Boston Globe

The Ticket: What's happening in the arts world
The Boston Globe
BILL CUNLIFFE BIG BAND The pianist-composer-arranger and his band celebrate their sparkling new album, “BACHanalia,” featuring jazz interpretations of J.S. Bach, Sergei Prokofiev, and Manuel Falla, plus standards and original compositions. Vocalist ...

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'Vivaldi: The Four Seasons by Candlelight' at Southwark Cathedral - Time Out

JS Bach - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:24

Time Out

'Vivaldi: The Four Seasons by Candlelight' at Southwark Cathedral
Time Out
The ensemble will also play two other musical works: J.S. Bach's 'Brandenburg No. 3', and Antonín Dvořák's 'Serenade for Strings'. With our special offer, tickets start at just £16 – and they include a concert programme and CD. Whether you're a ...

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Ballet, Broadway, Beethoven: Steamboat Symphony Orchestra opens 2017 season with a few surprises - Steamboat Pilot & Today

Beethoven - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:58

Steamboat Pilot & Today

Ballet, Broadway, Beethoven: Steamboat Symphony Orchestra opens 2017 season with a few surprises
Steamboat Pilot & Today
After the intermission, the orchestra will present Beethoven's "Egmont Overture," which celebrates the victory of freedom over tyranny, followed by Bernstein's "West Side Story," the classic story of love transcending hate. The concert will conclude ...

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Anne-Sophie Mutter, Grammy-Winning Violinist, Returns to Chicago - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

JS Bach - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:57

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Anne-Sophie Mutter, Grammy-Winning Violinist, Returns to Chicago
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
... rest when playing, allowing the instrument to rest directly on her skin (and she almost always wears a strapless Dior gown to accommodate this). Video: Anne-Sophie Mutter performs “Sarabande” from Violin Partita No. 2 by J.S. Bach in the WTTW studio.

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MSO concertmaster succeeds her father, decades later - Muncie Star Press

Brahms - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:07

MSO concertmaster succeeds her father, decades later
Muncie Star Press
2 in D Major, Op. 73" (Johannes Brahms). Single-performance and season tickets are available online at munciesymphony.org, or call the MSO office, 765-285-5531, for season tickets, or the Emens Box Office, 765-285-1539, for single tickets. Youth ...

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MSO concertmaster succeeds her father, decades later - Muncie Star Press

JS Bach - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:07

MSO concertmaster succeeds her father, decades later
Muncie Star Press
The evening will feature "Concerto for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060" (J. S. Bach), with Noelle Tretick Gosling on violin and Lisa Kozenko on oboe. Other pieces on the program include "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" (John Adams), "Compromise!

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Free concert begins the 102nd season of The Musical Club of Westfield - NJ.com

JS Bach - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:48

Free concert begins the 102nd season of The Musical Club of Westfield
NJ.com
Next on the program will be pianist Helen Ryba who will play two selections composed by J.S. Bach, Chaconne in d minor and the Choral Prelude in f minor. Both pieces were edited by Ferruccio Busoni who dedicated 30 years of his career to transcribing ...

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5 things to do this week in Westford - Westford Eagle

Mozart - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:11

5 things to do this week in Westford
Westford Eagle
This show will be dedicated to composers W.A. Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn. Despite living 50 years apart in different musical eras, these composers many similarities in their early lives. Both were child prodigies, both were taught piano by a parent ...

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