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104-year-old belts out Beethoven before assisted suicide - CBS News

Beethoven - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 07:05

CBS News

104-year-old belts out Beethoven before assisted suicide
CBS News
BASEL, Switzerland -- A 104-year-old Australian man cheerily sang a few bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on Thursday, telling reporters just before his own medically assisted suicide that the procedure should be more widely available and not only ...
104-Year-Old Man Sings Beethoven the Day Before His Planned Assisted Suicide in SwitzerlandTIME
Brit-born scientist, 104, to listen to Beethoven as he dies in Switzerland todayDaily Star
David Goodall: 104-year-old scientist to end own life in SwitzerlandThe Guardian
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Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Elgar at Chapter House with Kilkenny Community Orchestra - Kilkenny People

JS Bach - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 06:36

Kilkenny People

Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak and Elgar at Chapter House with Kilkenny Community Orchestra
Kilkenny People
The central piece in the programme will be the Brandendburg Concerto no 4 in Gmajor by J S Bach. It features two solo flutes with solo violin and chamber orchestra. The orchestra is encouraging young talent by giving the opportunity to perform solo ...

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Beethoven's Broadwood Bicentenary: 1818-2018 - World Piano News (blog)

Beethoven - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 05:03

World Piano News (blog)

Beethoven's Broadwood Bicentenary: 1818-2018
World Piano News (blog)
Two hundred years ago Ludwig van Beethoven received the gift of a Broadwood grand piano. This instrument, now known as Beethoven's Broadwood, was much loved by the composer and is said to have inspired most of his late piano sonatas. Last year I ...

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La scuola napoletana e Mozart: opera seria, opera buffa e canzonette - mentelocale.it

Mozart - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:47

mentelocale.it

La scuola napoletana e Mozart: opera seria, opera buffa e canzonette
mentelocale.it
I concerti de I de I Venerdì del Fortepiano sono dedicati quest'anno ad autori, tra gli altri, come Cimarosa e Paisiello, per ricordare il debito che il giovane Mozart ebbe nei confronti del patrimonio musicale della scuola napoletana settecentesca ...

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Davis Chorale celebrates 40 years with concerts, ice cream and more - Davis Enterprise

JS Bach - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 03:06

Davis Enterprise

Davis Chorale celebrates 40 years with concerts, ice cream and more
Davis Enterprise
The anniversary festivities conclude with a concert in December (with details to be announced) featuring the Magnificat by J. S. Bach and the cantata “St. Nicolas” by Benjamin Britten (which is not about Santa Claus — Britten's music is a tribute to ...

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A Harpsichord Happening, May 17 - Sonoma West

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:21

Sonoma West

A Harpsichord Happening, May 17
Sonoma West
Internationally renowned harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh will perform a program featuring Handel, Scarlatti, J.S. Bach and J.K. Fischer. Kathleen McIntosh. Tickets are $35 and include the concert and reception. Proceeds benefit Bishop Ranch's READ ...

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Encore Houston, Episode 62: Houston Chamber Choir - Houston Public Media

Brahms - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:07

Houston Public Media

Encore Houston, Episode 62: Houston Chamber Choir
Houston Public Media
On this week's Encore Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir presents two concerts from their current season: “This American Voice,” a rumination on the effects of Harvey and Houston's resilience, and “Conservative Backlash,” featuring music by Johannes ...

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Pianist Alex McDonald to perform with Symphony Arlington - Arlington Voice

Brahms - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:11

Arlington Voice

Pianist Alex McDonald to perform with Symphony Arlington
Arlington Voice
Pianist Alex McDonald will perform with Symphony Arlington Thursday night as part of the symphony's Vienna: City of Music season. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Music Hall. Robert Carter Austin will conduct Symphony Arlington ...

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Music for, and in, Montauk - East Hampton Star

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:42

East Hampton Star

Music for, and in, Montauk
East Hampton Star
Music for Montauk will host a free concert on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Montauk School gym. "Bach from Brazil" will feature classical works with the soprano Rachelle Durkin, a cello ensemble led by Ani Kalayjian, and guitar works by Villa-Lobos and J.S ...

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104-Year-Old Man Sings Beethoven the Day Before His Planned Assisted Suicide in Switzerland - TIME

Beethoven - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:39

TIME

104-Year-Old Man Sings Beethoven the Day Before His Planned Assisted Suicide in Switzerland
TIME
(BASEL, Switzerland) — A 104-year-old Australian man who is set to take his life in Switzerland on Thursday cheerily sang a few bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony as he told reporters that assisted suicide should be more widely available. Scientist ...
This 104-year-old plans to die tomorrow — and hopes to change views on assisted suicideWashington Post
Australian, 104, Sings Cheerily on Eve of Assisted SuicideU.S. News & World Report
Australian scientist, 104, plans to kill himself with 'Swiss option'Reuters

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Cantata Singers tap joy for their 60th anniversary - Straight.com

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:20

Straight.com

Cantata Singers tap joy for their 60th anniversary
Straight.com
Musical scholars suggest, for instance, that opening number “Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf ”, by Johann Christoph Bach, was sung at Johann Sebastian Bach's funeral, in 1750. And J.C.'s sober message will be echoed in J.S.'s concluding piece, “Wachet ...

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Beethoven's Fidelio and Mahler's Tenth, With the Conventions Tossed Away - Vulture

Beethoven - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:19

Vulture

Beethoven's Fidelio and Mahler's Tenth, With the Conventions Tossed Away
Vulture
Fidelio, too, makes regular appearances in New York, but not like this week's: The roving mini-company Heartbeat Opera whittled Beethoven's prison drama into a swift parable of mass incarceration and performed it with a mostly black cast. The 90-minute ...

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Listen: Harpist Elizabeth Hainen Live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio - WRTI

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:13

WRTI

Listen: Harpist Elizabeth Hainen Live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio
WRTI
Prelude in B minor - J.S Bach, arr. Siloti. The Colorado Trail - Marcel Grandjany. Hailed by the Washington Post for her “unusual presence with silky transparency” Elizabeth's playing has thrilled audiences throughout the world. She has collaborated ...

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Minnesingers past and present come together for 50th anniversary - Martha's Vineyard Times

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:28

Martha's Vineyard Times

Minnesingers past and present come together for 50th anniversary
Martha's Vineyard Times
It's a grand weekend for singing, and dancing too, as the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers, joined by some 100 musical alumni, present their 50th Anniversary Celebration and Performance Saturday, May 12, at 7 pm, and Sunday, May 13 ...

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Trump vs. Beethoven? Take a guess who comes out on top in York County vet's assessment (column) - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Beethoven - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:55

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Trump vs. Beethoven? Take a guess who comes out on top in York County vet's assessment (column)
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Like Trump, Beethoven was an iconoclast who railed against the elites and the aristocracy – although, in Trump's case, there is a fine line between being an iconoclast railing against the status quo and a nihilist. And like Trump, Beethoven was a ...

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Trump Vs. Beethoven: A comparison - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Beethoven - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:17

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Trump Vs. Beethoven: A comparison
York Daily Record/Sunday News
A York County man has created a poster comparing the great composer to the president of the United States. Guess who comes out on top. Wochit. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. Compareacards.com By LendingTree · 6 Best Credit Cards For Consolidating ...

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Young pianist to perform at Oracle Center for the Arts - Copper Basin News

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 07:45

Copper Basin News

Young pianist to perform at Oracle Center for the Arts
Copper Basin News
The grandson of two Oracle residents will play selections of Bach, Beethoven and Schumann this Saturday at the Oracle Center for the Arts beginning at 4 p.m.. Nineteen-year-old pianist ... 6 in E minor, BWV 830, J.S. Bach; Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op ...

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Aurec-sur-Loire : deux soirées pour tout savoir sur Mozart - La Commère 43

Mozart - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 07:29

La Commère 43

Aurec-sur-Loire : deux soirées pour tout savoir sur Mozart
La Commère 43
Le collège d'Aurec-sur-Loire de l'Université Pour Tous convie à deux soirées exceptionnelles consacrées à un compositeur de génie, W. A. Mozart, les 16 et 17 mai. Mercredi 16 mai à 19 h 30, projection du film « Amadéus » de Milos Forman à la salle de ...

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REVIEW: Kington Choral Society Spring Concert - Hereford Times

JS Bach - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:46

Hereford Times

REVIEW: Kington Choral Society Spring Concert
Hereford Times
J S Bach: St John Passion. St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Saturday, May 5, 2018. By Clare Stevens. Kington Choral Society (KCS) were blessed with a gloriously sunny evening for their Spring Concert in St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, which added to the ...

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How to programme Beethoven piano cycles - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Beethoven - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:13

Classical-Music.com (blog)

How to programme Beethoven piano cycles
Classical-Music.com (blog)
My experience playing Beethoven sonatas began when I was 10 and had to play Op. 14 No. 2 for an Associated Board Grade 8 exam. This sonata remains one of my favourites and would be much better known if it had the nickname of the 'surprise' sonata. The ...

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