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TIME

How a Live Orchestra Is Mashing Up Kanye West and Beethoven
TIME
Rap icon Kanye West and classical legend Ludwig van Beethoven are, at first glance, polar musical opposites. But one project, dubbed Yeethoven, is bringing their music together in a bi-coastal mash-up concert that cuts through the distance of centuries ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 09:35

Petoskey News-Review

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra presents 'Messiah'
Petoskey News-Review
Libor Ondras will conduct the orchestra, chorus and soloists in a program which includes J.S. Bach's orchestral Suite No 1, four beloved Christmas carols by John Rutter and the Christmas portion of Handel's “Messiah.” The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra ...

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 07:06

The Japan Times

The year's not over till you hear Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
The Japan Times
It's “Beethoven season.” The run-up to the new year has long been marked in Japan with performances of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 — known here simply as “daiku” — gloriously performed by large orchestras featuring around 80 ...

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 04:23

Concert band, chorus join forces for food bank
Youngstown Vindicator
Selections by the chorus will include “Oratorio De Noel” by Camille Saint-Saens, “Te Deum” by John Ritter and “The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite III” by J. S. Bach. All of the music played by the YACCB will be from either movies or the stage, such as ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 00:42

TIME

Yeethoven II Traces the Parallel Trajectories of Kanye West and Beethoven
L.A. Weekly
It would seem the height of hubris to take the music of Ludwig van Beethoven — arguably the greatest classical music composer of all time — and perform it side by side with the work of a living pop musician. But that's what conductor Yuga Cohler and ...
Beethoven Meets Kanye in Young Musicians Foundation's YEETHOVEN II in LA and NYCBroadway World

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 09:20

Bach concerto coming to Cooperstown
Oneonta Daily Star
Voices of Cooperstown will perform selections from J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio at 5 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church at 46 River St. in Cooperstown. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m.. The concert will feature tenor Quinn Bernegger, soprano ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 06:06

YLE

Sopraano Minna-Leena Lahti: "Lukiossa teimme retken Kansallisoopperaan. Silloin ajattelin että tuonne on pakko ...
YLE
Lempisäveltäjäni on W.A. Mozart. Pitkään aikaan en tykännyt siitä yhtään. Sitten päässä napsahti ja aloin ymmärtää Mozartin musiikkia, kuulla sieltä muutakin kuin sen ilmiselvän I V I V I. Keväällä päästään tekemään La Clemenza di Tito. Nam nam ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 04:15

Pacific Symphony Opens 2018 WITH BEETHOVEN'S FIRST AND ONLY VIOLIN Concerto, Performed by Ray Chen
Broadway World
Remarkably, Ludwig van Beethoven wrote but one violin concerto in his prodigious lifetime. While this alone makes the concerto special, it also has become one of the most widely played and popular works for the instrument. Under the spotlight for ...

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 22:22

Slipped Disc

Berlin Philharmonic is auditioning amateur musicians
Slipped Disc
The Education Programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker calls on all interested amateur musicians to apply for the BE PHIL Orchestra, which will perform during the Open House in the Philharmonie on 21 May 2018. Johannes Brahms' First Symphony will be ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 08:26

The Daily Gazette

Christmas music, dance all around us
The Daily Gazette
Capital Community Voices, under director Julie Panke, presents “What Sweeter Music: Holiday Songs with CCV” featuring traditional and popular holiday tunes. Joanna Towse will accompany. Genet Elementary School, Route 4, East Greenbush at 7:30 p.m. (518 ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 06:01

Ashland Daily Tidings

Five picks for live entertainment
Ashland Daily Tidings
The program will include works by J.S. Bach, Steve Reich, Tchaikovsky, Richard Wagner, Beethoven, Leroy Anderson and Mark Jacobs. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541 ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 03:01

Pacific Symphony Opens 2018 WITH BEETHOVEN'S FIRST AND ONLY VIOLIN Concerto, Performed by Ray Chen
Broadway World
Remarkably, Ludwig van Beethoven wrote but one violin concerto in his prodigious lifetime. While this alone makes the concerto special, it also has become one of the most widely played and popular works for the instrument. Under the spotlight for ...

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 22:22

Mercury Presents the World Premiere of LOVING CLARA SCHUMANN
Broadway World
In a dramatic combination of music, dance, voice and imagery, "Loving Clara Schumann," by co-creators Tara Faircloth and Antoine Plante, travels through the remarkable life of pianist and composer Clara Wieck Schumann, a pioneer in the male-dominated ...

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 07:19

The Japan Times

The year's not over till you hear Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 | The ...
The Japan Times
It's "Beethoven season." The run-up to the new year has long been marked in Japan with performances of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 — known here s.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 04:23

Beethoven Meets Kanye in Young Musicians Foundation's YEETHOVEN II in LA and NYC
Broadway World
Beethoven + Kanye West = Yeethoven. Two eras, one radical spirit. The musical mash-up that no one expected, but critics and audiences raved about, is back, and this time it's bicoastal. The Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) in Los Angeles will present ...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 01:30

Oregon ArtsWatch

MusicWatch Weekly: with a little help from their friends
Oregon ArtsWatch
December is a terrible time to go on a diet. Look at last week's MusicWatch, which relapsed into obesity after the previous week's promise to slim down. Oregon just offers too many rich musical treats this time of year. So we're making a New Year's ...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 21:14

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