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Rutland Herald

Double bassist Xavier Foley to close Paramount series
Rutland Herald
The final concert of the 2017-2018 “Passages at the Paramount” series, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, features Foley with pianist Kelly Lin in a program of J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 1; Johannes Matthias Sperger's Sonata in B minor; and “The Falling ...

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Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 01:37

NJ.com

NJSO soars as 2 Norwegian artists take center stage with Wagner and Brahms
NJ.com
After intermission, Bergmann and the band followed this tough act with Johannes Brahms' First Symphony. Again, he conducted from memory--doing away with a podium completely, which gave him more room to roam: at one point he looked like a magician ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 15:40

Buffalo News

Beethoven, Brahms and bombast at the BPO
Buffalo News
Between the Brahms and the Beethoven, we have Schumann's Piano Concerto, featuring the young Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong. She was a top finalist in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. In a stunning crimson gown, she cut a beautiful and ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:03

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center
Monterey County Herald
Pull out your calendars and take notes for dates and ticket buying. Our concert halls are full of music over the next two weeks. We begin with Chamber Music Monterey Bay's presentation of Carnegie Hall's ensemble Decoda playing works by Franz Schubert ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:27

Rutland Herald

Double bassist Xavier Foley to close Paramount series
Rutland Herald
The final concert of the 2017-2018 “Passages at the Paramount” series, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, features Foley with pianist Kelly Lin in a program of J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 1; Johannes Matthias Sperger's Sonata in B minor; and “The Falling ...

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 01:37

New York Times

Exquisite Antonacci: The Week's 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube
New York Times
This week, I asked the superstar trio of Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos and Emanuel Ax to choose a favorite page from the three piano trios written by Johannes Brahms, as they began an American tour with the pieces. One of the most striking things about ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 15:34

ConcertoNet

The Classical Music Network
ConcertoNet
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trios No. 2 in C major, Op. 87, No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101, & No. 1 in B major, Op. 8. Emanuel Ax (piano), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello). Y.-Y. Ma (© Jason Bell) “Leaning out of those windows at dawn or by moonlight ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 13:57

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Decoda, Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble, comes to Sunset Center
Monterey County Herald
Pull out your calendars and take notes for dates and ticket buying. Our concert halls are full of music over the next two weeks. We begin with Chamber Music Monterey Bay's presentation of Carnegie Hall's ensemble Decoda playing works by Franz Schubert ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:27

MyAJC

Biss brings Beethoven sonatas to Symphony Hall
MyAJC
The 37-year-old pianist has made a name for himself by performing and recording Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas, solo pieces that span Beethoven's entire compositional career. Biss is in the midst of a multi-year performance series of the full cycle at ...

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 00:04

KQED

West Bay Opera Scores With Beethoven's 'Fidelio'
KQED
Thus it was that I headed to Lucie Stern Theater in Palo Alto last weekend to see Beethoven's Fidelio, presented by West Bay Opera. To my utter surprise, I cried at the end. Beethoven only wrote one opera, and what a tragedy for opera it is that he ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 15:11

WRTI

Steinway Artist Eric Fung LIVE from WRTI 90.1: Feb. 26 at 12:10 PM
WRTI
Eric won second-prize at the Thirteenth International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig. He has played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Philadelphia Bach Festival, the Israel Festival in Jerusalem, European Piano Forum in Berlin, the ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:53

Financial Times

Verdi: Joseph Calleja; Beethoven: Music for Winds — 'sensitivity and effervescence'
Financial Times
After starting out as a bel canto stylist the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja is moving up to the heavyweight division. His recent appearances in Tosca have shown how well his bright voice with its fast vibrato can step up to the mark and this disc of ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:18
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 17:57

Florida Times-Union

Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville combines Beethoven and K9s for Warriors at Sunday concert
Florida Times-Union
Bikers, Beethoven and beer are the key words for the next Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville concert, set for 5 p.m. Sunday at Intuition Ale Works at 929 E. Bay St. The volunteer symphony orchestra, led by conductor Marguerite Richardson, will present a ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:34

Temple Daily Telegram

Concordia Choir performance set in Temple
Temple Daily Telegram
The choir has performed nationally and internationally since 1918. The concert in Temple is part of the choir's 15-day tour of the South Central United States. Clausen has programmed a varied set including a selection titled “Out of Darkness Let Light ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:39

Press-Enterprise

California Chamber Orchestra will reach for the stars this weekend
Press-Enterprise
The orchestra will perform two of the pieces on the record: J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. “The Brandenburg Concerto is an amazing piece of music, with a very difficult trumpet solo ...

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:12

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