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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 17:05

Post-Bulletin

Chamber society string orchestra sets concert
Post-Bulletin
2 at Christ United Methodist Church, 400 Fifth Ave. SW. The program consists of J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto No. 4, Gerald Finzi's Clarinet Concerto, and Mendelssohn's String Octet. Townsend and Nuguid are frequent performers with the chamber society.

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 09:20

Masconomet falls to Everett, but Fenway experience outweighs the outcome
Wicked Local Boxford
The Congregational Church of Topsfield will host a family event featuring selections by G.F. Handel, J.S. Bach, Gustav Holst, Gretchaninoff and a traditional carols sing-along. CCoT Music Director Joel Schwindt will lead the Chancel and Bell Choirs ...

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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 07:24

Shasta College chamber and concert choirs to perform
Red Bluff Daily News
The Shasta College Chamber and Concert Choirs will be presenting a concert in the Shasta College Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Featured composers include Michael Praetorius, J.S. Bach, Michael Hennigin and David Chilcott. Student soloists will ...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 13:05

Jacksoncountychronicle

Holiday favorites on tap in this Viterbo Christmas concerts
Jacksoncountychronicle
Among the many familiar songs and carols will be the 40-voice La Crosse Girlchoir's performance of "The Snow Carol," Javier Busto's "Ave Maria" by the 16 men and women of Viterbo's 9th Street Singers, J.S. Bach's "Et Excultavit Spiritus Meus" by the ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 16:12

Deutsche Welle

Berlin and beyond: Dance with the dead
Deutsche Welle
So close that even before the big day rolls around, churches and concert halls across the country court the occassion by staging performances of Johannes Brahms – "A German Requiem." Though composed half a century after Totensonntag was introduced ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 09:02

Thegardenisland.com

Music for the heart and the soul
Thegardenisland.com
2” in F Major by J.S. Bach, and “Dona nobis pacem,” also by Bach. “The Bethlehem Star” written by Shepherd will also be performed by Chamber Music Kauai. Mary Jean Abigania, a soprano, and Tia Lardizabal, an alto, are both part of the group for the ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 05:11
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 09:35

The Island Now

South High School winter concert to be held Dec. 7
The Island Now
The Symphony Orchestra will follow, with “Variations on a Theme by Haydn” by Johannes Brahms. The Wind Ensemble will close out the evening with “Pageant Of Light” by David Shaffer, “'Tis A Gift” by Anne McGinty, “Variations On A Korean Folk Song” by ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:47

NC Chorus to Perform Christmas Oratorio
The Northfield News
“Christians, be joyful, and praise your salvation.” So begins J. S. Bach's exuberant first cantata in The Christmas Oratorio. The trumpets blare, the timpani boom, and the 75 voices of the North Country Chorus announce the celebration of Christ's birth ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 08:04

The Mercury News

A+E: Peninsula Things To Do, Nov. 24 and beyond
The Mercury News
Music by J.S. Bach, Dave Brubeck, Oswaldo Golijov, Andy Akiho, Michael Torke. Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Under 18 free, seniors $10, others $15. http://www.musikiwest.org. “The Wise Women”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2. Stanford ...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 16:23

Central High School vocalist earns all-state
Centralia Fireside guard
172 by J.S. Bach. He got there, said Leah Rolfson, CHS vocal music instructor, due to his exceptional performance with the district choir, November 4 at Moberly High School. For the complete article, please see this week's edition of the Centralia ...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 07:51

Beethoven, Bruckner BSO Brilliant
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Braving the hordes of road warriors leaving for their Thanksgiving holiday, a capacity crowd heard the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons in Beethoven's Piano Concerto #1 in C, Op. 15 with redoubtable soloist Rudolf Buchbinder, and ...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:03

TeamRock.com

Listen to the Rolling Stones cover Chuck Berry's Roll Over Beethoven
TeamRock.com
Their version of Roll Over Beethoven was recorded on the Saturday Club on October 26, 1963. A statement on the album reads: “To help recapture the spirit of the songs when they were first performed, the tapes have gone through a process called audio ...

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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 07:53

Shasta College chamber and concert choirs to perform
Red Bluff Daily News
The Shasta College Chamber and Concert Choirs will be presenting a concert in the Shasta College Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Featured composers include Michael Praetorius, J.S. Bach, Michael Hennigin and David Chilcott. Student soloists will ...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 13:05

The Independent

The Art of Fugue, Anne Page, Royal Festival Hall, London, review: 'vividly characterised'
The Independent
JS Bach's Die Kunst der Fuge – The Art of Fugue – is one of music's most teasing mysteries. As the culmination of his lifelong experiment in counterpoint – the simultaneous blending of contrasting voices – it's a magnificent tour de force, and ...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 07:23

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