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QPO announces 'Kitajenko Conducts Shostakovich 10' - Gulf Times

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:42

Gulf Times

QPO announces 'Kitajenko Conducts Shostakovich 10'
Gulf Times
In September 2015, Kitajenko was named conductor of honour of QPO. In addition to performances of the great cello concertos, Müller-Schott has a special interest in discovering unknown works and extending the cello repertoire, for example with his own ...

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An intimate afternoon of Baroque with renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey in Grass Valley - The Union of Grass Valley

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:22

The Union of Grass Valley

An intimate afternoon of Baroque with renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey in Grass Valley
The Union of Grass Valley
The program features J.S. Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D minor," "G Minor Sonata for Flute/Clavier," "Cello Suite 2 in D minor," "Trio Sonata for Organ: Allegro" and more. It also includes Orlando De Lassus' "Susanne un jour," and Georg Philipp ...

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Chicago orchestra plays from the heart - Palm Beach Daily News

Brahms - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:15

Palm Beach Daily News

Chicago orchestra plays from the heart
Palm Beach Daily News
2 in D Major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms received a performance that, if not somber, featured an unusual intensity. Maestro Mutti's total control of the orchestra's voicing and dynamics stood out. There were moments (such as in the first movement's ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Palo Alto Online

Beethoven - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:22

Palo Alto Online

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Palo Alto Online
Are there lessons to be learned today from the turbulent history of the Napoleonic Empire, when a shrewd megalomaniac driven by an obsession for power conquered much of Europe? Are there parallels to be drawn between those oppressive years of the early ...
Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage | News ...The Almanac Online

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Hype um Mozart - Süddeutsche.de

Mozart - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:00

Hype um Mozart
Süddeutsche.de
Nein, Wolfgang Amadé Mozart war nicht der erste Popstar der Musikgeschichte. Das ist gewiss der falsche Begriff, er erleichtert keineswegs den Zugang zum einmaligen Phänomen W. A. Mozart. Dabei ist das Hörbild, das die CD-Produktion "Wunderkind und ...

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Fine Arts Column: In defense of recycled music - The Troubadour Online

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:15

The Troubadour Online

Fine Arts Column: In defense of recycled music
The Troubadour Online
This phenomenon of what could be called “borrowing” the work of another composer is hardly a new one in Western music, although the genre gap is not always so pronounced. Take, for example, the German hymn “Christ lag in Todesbanden” (Christ Lay in ...

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Fine Arts Column: In defense of recycled music - The Troubadour Online

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:15

The Troubadour Online

Fine Arts Column: In defense of recycled music
The Troubadour Online
This phenomenon of what could be called “borrowing” the work of another composer is hardly a new one in Western music, although the genre gap is not always so pronounced. Take, for example, the German hymn “Christ lag in Todesbanden” (Christ Lay in ...

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MusicaNova Orchestra Performs Bach's St John Passion - Broadway World

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:41

MusicaNova Orchestra Performs Bach's St John Passion
Broadway World
MusicaNova Orchestra (MNO) presents an innovative performance of J. S. Bach's great Eastertide oratorio "St. John Passion" on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018, 3:00 PM at Scottsdale Presbyterian Church, 3421 North Hayden Road. Tickets are $20 and $15 ...

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Highbridge Voices to Sing Black History Month Celebration - The Examiner News

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:53

Highbridge Voices to Sing Black History Month Celebration
The Examiner News
On Sunday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Downtown Music at Grace will present a benefit concert featuring the Highbridge Voices—The Program includes African American Spirituals and songs of freedom, plus music of Gabriel Faure and J.S. Bach. The Chamber Choir ...

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Some of the best student musicians in town step into the spotlight this weekend. - Lexington Herald Leader

Brahms - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:28

Lexington Herald Leader

Some of the best student musicians in town step into the spotlight this weekend.
Lexington Herald Leader
Orchestras are collaborative endeavors with dozens of musicians coming together to share a composer's vision. Every year, Central Kentucky's two leading student orchestras hold concerto competitions to select a student musician or musicians to step ...

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Because the night belongs to the Virginia Chorale; ensemble celebrates the nocturnal in program - Virginian-Pilot

Brahms - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:33

Virginian-Pilot

Because the night belongs to the Virginia Chorale; ensemble celebrates the nocturnal in program
Virginian-Pilot
The program, which will be performed Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach and Sunday at Ohef Sholom Temple in Norfolk, includes compositions from Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms and Claude Debussy. Explorations of all things ...

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Guest column: Was Beethoven's final symphony a catastrophe or catharsis? - Virginian-Pilot

Beethoven - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:04

Virginian-Pilot

Guest column: Was Beethoven's final symphony a catastrophe or catharsis?
Virginian-Pilot
Ugly, wretched, unkempt, and inflexible. Those are some of the legendary descriptions of Ludwig von Beethoven, a 19th century radical beatnik known equally for his eccentric, genius, and revolutionary compositions. There was no separating the music ...

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Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Weekly

JS Bach - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:11

Tucson Weekly

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Weekly
Kabalevsky's Colas Breugnon Overture kicks off the evening like it kicks off the comic opera itself: with a rousing rhythm to get you geared up for the night ahead. J.S. Bach International Violin Competition gold medalist Rachel Barton Pine follows it ...

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Classical: Swedish orchestra performs all-Beethoven program at Zoellner Arts Center - Allentown Morning Call

Beethoven - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:23

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Swedish orchestra performs all-Beethoven program at Zoellner Arts Center
Allentown Morning Call
Canadian violinist Catherine Manoukian solos with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra of Sweden Saturday at Zoellner Arts Center. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO). Steve SiegelSpecial to The Morning Call. Imagine a symphony orchestra in this country offering 31 ...

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Charlottesville Symphony shares Haydn trumpet concerto, Brahms and more - The Daily Progress

Brahms - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:39

The Daily Progress

Charlottesville Symphony shares Haydn trumpet concerto, Brahms and more
The Daily Progress
2 in D Major” by Johannes Brahms. Duncan is the symphony's principal trumpeter and is a lecturer in trumpet at UVa. Her appearance is underwritten by the Angus Macaulay Visiting Artists Fund. She has served as principal trumpeter with the Royal ...
Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra honored with Kennedy Center inviteYakima Herald-Republic

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Beethoven - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:30

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Beethoven - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:22

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage - Mountain View Voice

Beethoven - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:22

Mountain View Voice

Beethoven's 'Fidelio' opens Friday on West Bay Opera stage
Mountain View Voice
For Jose Luis Moscovich's answers to those questions, one need only see his latest West Bay Opera production, "Fidelio," Beethoven's only opera. Transferring the two-act opera's original setting from an 18th century political prison in Spain to a ...

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Signature Symphony plays favorites for 40th season - Tulsa World (blog)

JS Bach - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:39

Tulsa World (blog)

Signature Symphony plays favorites for 40th season
Tulsa World (blog)
1979, when founder Barry Epperley led what was then called the Tulsa Little Symphony in a program titled "Bach & Sons, Inc.," which included music by Johann Sebastian Bach, his son C.P.E. Bach and the musical satirist Peter Schickele, better known as P ...

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