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From Jackson Public School to Classical Conducting in Vienna
U.S. News & World Report
Influential composers and musicians such as Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss, Gustav Mahler and many others lived there either permanently, or studied there for a while. Also, concerts occur on pretty much every day and are often sold out. Long story ...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 00:14

Classic FM

This is how Beethoven can change your life – we meet the legendary conductor Herbert Blomstedt
Classic FM
Herbert Blomsted is a true icon of classical music. He celebrated his 90th birthday in July this year but he's just recorded all nine of Beethoven's symphonies, will be performing at the Barbican this month and isn't thinking of retiring any time soon…

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:03

Portland Youth Philharmonic performs Beethoven's Ninth at Umpqua Community College
NRToday.com
The performance opens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and features Antonín Dvořák's Hussite Overture and Frédéric Chopin's second piano concerto, performed by Natalie Tan, winner of PYP's 2016-17 Piano Concerto Competition.

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The Violin Channel

OUT NOW | Violinist Miriam Fried – 'JS Bach: Solo Sonatas & Partitas' [LISTEN]
The Violin Channel
Nimbus Alliance has this week announced the release of Romanian-born Israeli violin virtuoso Miriam Fried's new album: “J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas”. Taken from a live recording environment in Jerusalem, the new disc features all 6 Johann Sebastian ...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 13:09

Lincoln Journal Star

Local entertainment highlights: Oct. 20-26
Lincoln Journal Star
Dorian Wind Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Carson Theater. The first wind quintet to appear at Carnegie Hall (1981) will perform works by J.S. Bach, Antonin Dvorak and Amanda Harberg for its Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music concert. Lettuce with RDGLDGRN ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:06

NPR

William Eggleston's Secret World Of 'Musik'
NPR
The German spelling is an homage to J.S. Bach, one of Eggleston's heros. And while the new album sounds very little like Bach, Eggleston often makes his 1990s-era Korg synthesizer sound like one of the master's mighty church organs. You can get a taste ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:46

njarts.net

Pam Tanowitz looks to Bach for inspiration in 'New Work for Goldberg Variations'
njarts.net
For centuries, the music of J.S. Bach has served as a beacon guiding us poor mortals out of darkness and confusion. Perhaps this is why choreographers such as Pam Tanowitz — whose “New Work for Goldberg Variations” received its local premiere on ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:11

Things to do at KSU-what's coming up for the end of October
Record-Courier
Audience members will also enjoy Johannes Brahms's beautiful motet Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein reines Herz (Create in Me, O God, a Clean Heart) for unaccompanied choir in six voice parts. Filling out the program will be a selection of madrigals and other ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:58

Free Times

SC Philharmonic Remained Impressive as Its Conductor Kicked Off His 10th Season
Free Times
We often read that Johannes Brahms worshiped the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, regarding him a deity among composers. Surely Brahms found much inspiration in this concerto. Its musical attributes make bold statements about where the 19th century ...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:48

The Guardian

Lyon Opera Ballet: Trois Grandes Fugues review – breathtaking battles with Beethoven
The Guardian
In Trois Grandes Fugues, the company brings together a magisterial trio of choreographers – Lucinda Childs, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker and Maguy Marin – and with each of their highly individual settings we hear, see and feel Beethoven's fugue in ...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 07:58

Allentown Morning Call

What to expect when renowned Thomanerchor — once led by JS Bach himself — performs in Bethlehem
Allentown Morning Call
It's hard to believe, but when J.S. Bach became director of the Saint Thomas Boys Choir, or Thomanerchor, in 1723, the institution had already been around for 511 years — since 1212. The choir now consists of about 100 boys, called Thomaner, who live, ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:03

WOSU Public Media

Listen to Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Take a Nature Walk ...
WOSU Public Media
This Friday or Saturday evening, you can hear Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony at the Southern Theatre , performed by the Columbus Symphony and conducted ...
This is how Beethoven can change your life – we meet the ...Classic FM

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:50

Concert for the Reformation, featuring Bach cantata, offered Oct. 29
Sentinel-Tribune
The highlight of the afternoon will be J.S. Bach's cantata "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," which is based on this hymn. In addition to the festival chorus, this work will feature BGSU faculty soloists Chelsea Cloeter, Ellen Scholl, Christopher Scholl ...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:45

Mount Desert Islander

Picton-Turbervill to play Goldberg Variations
Mount Desert Islander
BAR HARBOR — Classical pianist Edward Picton-Turbervill will perform J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, in College of the Atlantic's Gates Community Center on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The performance, to be preceded by a presentation on the ...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 06:44

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