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Family Time: Symphony features Beethoven and his friends
Post-Bulletin
"Beethoven was naturally a loner and a surly fellow," said Jere Lantz, Rochester Symphony's conductor. "He didn't take the time to be nice to people unless he had to. The concert highlights some of the wonderful musicians he took the time for. It's ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:03

Sarasa opens season with Telemann program
Commons
Performers include Annabel Knight, recorders and flute; Richard Earle, oboe; Alison Bury, violin; Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos and piccolo cello; and Robin Bigwood, harpsichord. The concert will feature music of J.S. Bach, Corelli ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 07:55

Port Macquarie News

Kendall National Violin Competition concert is on September 17
Port Macquarie News
It will inspire children to interact with the performers, and participate in creating music with the help of illustrations and examples from the music of J. S. Bach. The Celebration concert will take place on Sunday September 17 at 2 pm. Finals of the ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 23:00

Around Lexington
Wicked Local Lexington
Music by Telemann, Händel, Lully, Corelli, Campra, JS Bach. Annabel Knight, recorders and flute; Richard Earle, oboe; Alison Bury, violin; Timothy Merton & Jennifer Morsches, cellos & piccolo cello; Robin Bigwood, harpsichord. Cost: $10-$25.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:32

Deutsche Welle

How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture with Beethoven
Deutsche Welle
How a Ukrainian composer fuses Lviv's subculture with Beethoven. Commissioned by DW, the young star composer Bohdan Sehin composed a work for the Beethovenfest that revisits the rich folklore of Galicia, the historical region surrounding Lviv.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 09:27

Deutsche Welle

Listen to new music by 'the Russian Beethoven'
Deutsche Welle
Each year the Beethovenfest awards a commission to a composer, requesting that for his new piece, he chooses a work by Ludwig van Beethoven as a point of reference. This year, Russian composer Vladimir Tarnopolski is in the spotlight, having chosen ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 06:02

Andras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, Performer
Broadway World
András Schiff will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform J.S. Bach's Piano Concerto in A major, BWV 1055, and Schumann's Piano Concerto; he also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 80 and Bartók's Divertimento for String Orchestra.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 18:25

Film School Rejects

Deep Beethoven: Film's Love of Allegretto
Film School Rejects
Film theory and music theory combine in an interesting and in-depth look at Beethoven and movies. If pop soundtracks are time capsules, classical scores are time machines. The emotions and history pent up in the orchestral arrangements of the past seep ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:15

Syracuse.com

Civic Morning Musicals prepares for its 127th season
Syracuse.com
On September 24th at 2PM the Finger Lakes Trio (Sonya Stith Williams, violin; Heidi Hoffman, 'cello; Robert Auler, piano) kick off the season with "Affairs Of The Heart", music of Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann, and Astor Piazzolla. Highlighting the ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 09:22

Slipped Disc

University of Oregon breaks silence, says nothing
Slipped Disc
The University that fired Matthew Halls as artistic director of the Oregon Bach Festival has finally come out from its nuclear bunker to make a public statement. Unfortunately, the statement is less than truthful. Halls says he was fired and doesn't ...

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 04:45

Asbury Park Press

Canadian violinist opens Freehold Downtown Concert Series
Asbury Park Press
Her recording of J.S. Bach's Six Sonatas & Partitas was the best-selling double album on iTunes in 2007. An earlier recording of solo Bach, released by Well-Tempered Productions in 1996 when she was all of 20 years old, sported a playfully scandalous ...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:05

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times 2017 Fall Entertainment Preview — Classical Music
Chicago Sun-Times
... and Nathan Gunn for a program that includes selections from Samuel Barber's “Souvenirs” for piano, four hands, Leonard Bernstein's “Arias and Barcarolles,” select lieder by Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms' first collection of “Liebeslieder ...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:30

OperaWire

The Orchestra Now Fall Season To Showcase Beethoven's 9th
OperaWire
The Orchestra Now has announced its fall season, which will feature a ton of vocal performances. The big one that all eyes will surely be on is the Oct. 21 and 22 showcases of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, which will feature soprano Chloé Olivia Moore, ...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 08:33

Arts Preview
Rutland Herald
RUTLAND – “Light from Leipzig: J.S. Bach and His Influence” is a concert program being given by organist Lynnette Combs in September. Johann Sebastian Bach, as organist and composer, has been an inspiration and challenge for over 300 years.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 03:23

Herald and News

Music in the wild: A Night at Fort Rock
Herald and News
Along with Cage's anthem, Noack played a series of compositions, but his classic Rock didn't include the Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry or Bruce Springsteen. Instead, his offerings included “Organ Prelude in G Minor” by J.S. Bach and Alexander Siloti ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 14:57

South China Morning Post

Russian pianist to play all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas, in order, over eight concerts in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post
This month, Russian pianist Konstantin Lifschitz will be doing something he has never done before – in fact, something which has rarely ever been done. He will be playing all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas in the order they were written, over eight ...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 05:03

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