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A Summer of Beethoven begins at Music Mountain
Litchfield County Times
Music Mountain President, Nicholas Gordon announced America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival will kick off on June 11th with a summer featuring Beethoven and favorite Piano Quintets! The Summer Season will also welcome the ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 17:17

Leonard Turnevicius: St. Joe's adds a dose of drama to annual festival
Hamilton Spectator
The festival opens on Friday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. with the Artistic Director's Evening pitting Reintamm at the 88s versus Johannes Brahms in the latter's monumental "First Piano Sonata." "I tell ya, this has been a personal challenge for me, and I ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 14:33

Hora Cero Web

La ópera Don Giovanni se presentará este viernes en el Teatro de la Ciudad
Hora Cero Web
A decir de Ricardo Marcos, presidente de CONARTE, con el estreno de esta ópera, la ciudad de Monterrey salda su deuda histórica con el compositor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. “Sigo pensando que Mozart es uno de los compositores con los que ...
Don Giovanni se prepara para seducir a Nuevo LeónEl Regio

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:04

proceso.com.mx

“La finta semplice”, estreno para repetir
proceso.com.mx
Razón confirmada con un par de funciones de la semana pasada efectuadas en el Teatro Julio Castillo (antes Del Bosque), que fueron el estreno en México de la hermosa ópera La finta semplice, que el Divino Mozart escribiera cuando tenía apenas 12 ...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 21:52

Taranaki Daily News

Q&A with award-winning conductor Masaaki Suzuki
Taranaki Daily News
Naturally I have been lead by J.S.Bach, firstly to the organ, and then harpsichord. In the meantime I started conducting the choir and orchestra to perform some cantatas. So it was not I myself that developed my career, instead, Bach himself has lead ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 17:03

Space.com

Strange Signals from Space: 'Space's Deepest Secrets' Investigates (Video)
Space.com
Finally, the episode digs into humanity's own "strange signals," or messages that humans have sent out into space. Those signals include "the sounds of rain, a mother's kiss, sheep herding, a heartbeat, JS Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.2, a ship's ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 14:29

Thursday: Something New by Composer John Harbison
Wortfm
Other composers featured on the May 25 edition of “Anything Goes” hosted by Rich Samuels include Aaron Copland, Dietrich Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Salvatore Lanzetti, Haydn, Beethoven, Peter Scott Lewis, Steve Reich and William Schmidt. “Anything Goes” ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:55

Musica Viva NY Announces 40th Anniversary Season
Broadway World
... 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Reintroducing Seymour features legendary pianist, teacher, and composer Seymour Bernstein, who joins Artistic Director Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez and Musica Viva NY soloists in works by Johannes Brahms and Franz Schubert.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 21:10

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: All Beethoven for Raritan River Music Festival final concert
Allentown Morning Call
Since 2000, renowned pianist Thomas Sauer has directed the Beethoven Institute at Mannes College in New York, a summertime mini-festival of lectures, master classes and performances, usually pairing Beethoven's music with that of another composer.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 16:31

Herald Times Reporter

Capitol Choral to present 'Around the World in Song'
Herald Times Reporter
In Germany, they sing two Felix Mendelssohn pieces and one J.S. Bach composition. Representing France, the chorale will sing “La Marseillaise,” the French National Anthem. Following France, they make stops in Poland, Denmark, Finland and Russia, ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 13:47

Salisbury Cathedral organ scholar to take on new role
Salisbury Journal
Claudia, who graduated with a first-class degree in music from the University of Cambridge, follows in some prestigious footsteps. Winchester appointed their first female assistant organist, Hilda Bird, in 1919 and she remained there until 1933. More ...

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 08:43

Wicked Local Beverly

Craft Ensemble premieres Gabriel Yared compositions
Wicked Local Beverly
Join Salem Classical for a world and American premiere at Old Town Hall with the esteemed Craft Ensemble. This concert features the American Premiere of Sextet No.1 by Oscar-winning composer Gabriel Yared (“The English Patient,” “The Talented Mr.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 20:54

The Violin Channel

Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata Premiered On This Day in 1803 [ON-THIS-DAY]
The Violin Channel
Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9, commonly known as the 'Kreutzer Sonata', was premiered on this day in 1803 – 214 years ago. The first performance was given by Afro-Polish virtuoso George Bridgetower – with Beethoven at the piano. It's believed the two ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 16:00

The Awl

[“Anyway, Here's Wonderwall” Voice] Anyway, Here's Beethoven's 9th
The Awl
It ought to be clear that I cannot file a one paragraph column that says “listen to Beethoven's 9th and then you can close this tab,” but I can do my best to walk you through what is one of the greatest achievements in this history of culture without ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:50

Classic FM

Watch this OCTOBASS tower above four double basses
Classic FM
In this clip, you can hear Bernard Salles' arrangement of J.S. Bach's 'Chaconne' from the Partita No. 2 in D minor BMV 1004 for four double-basses (played by Thierry Barbé, Alberto Bocini, Cédric Carlier and Bernard Cazauran) and octobass (played by ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 04:40

Curtis Symphony Orchestra has a whirlwind Tuesday in Berlin
Philly.com
... 1405 and resembles a wine cellar. Percussionist Won Suk Lee, a 2016 Curtis grad, was impressed by eating at an establishment frequented by Johannes Brahms, possibly prior to the 1868 premiere of his famous A German Requiem at Bremen Cathedral.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 19:48

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