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Virginia Gazette

VSO season continues with Beethoven, Barber
Virginia Gazette
The Virginia Symphony Orchestra plans to honor Ludwig van Beethoven and Samuel Barber with its latest effort Nov. 9 and 11 in Williamsburg and Virginia Beach. The performance features Beethoven's “Symphony No. 2,” written between 1801 and 1802 ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 15:10

Chicago Tribune

ESO to play Beer, Brats & Beethoven
Chicago Tribune
Besides Beethoven, the musicians will play some light classical pieces from other composers, said Mark Mallamo, the symphony's director of operations and artistic administration. The Elgin symphony got involved after it played a concert several years ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 08:27

Mail Tribune

YSSO kicks off its 30th concert season
Mail Tribune
5 in C minor by Beethoven and Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major. Conducted by Music Director Cynthia Hutton, performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 ...

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Friday, November 3, 2017 - 03:47

Chamber orchestra performs Sunday
Bismarck Tribune
The program, "String Crossings," contains a mix of early classical and contemporary selections from 17th century works by Tomaso Albinoni and J.S. Bach to 20th century composer Darius Milhaud. Various combinations of string instruments are featured.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:19

Chicago Tribune

Schiff moves with conviction from piano bench to CSO podium
Chicago Tribune
The mellow sound of the Boesendorfer, less beefy than that of a Steinway, suited his approach to both J.S. Bach's keyboard concerto No. 5 in F minor (BWV 1056) and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major. His immaculate Bach playing has long ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:26

Petoskey News-Review

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra prepares for woodwind recital, 'Messiah' performances
Petoskey News-Review
... Charlie McInnis, Tom Topolewski and JoCindee Sawaquat Gasco on clarinet and Paul Gelderblom on hammered dulcimer. They will perform selections by Malcolm Arnold, Eugene Bozza, Zequinha Abreu, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, J.S. Bach and George Botsford.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 07:49

The Sydney Morning Herald

MSO plays Beethoven 9 review: Orchestra brings joy to familiar ode
The Sydney Morning Herald
Under associate conductor Benjamin Northey the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra delivered a full-bodied performance.

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Friday, November 3, 2017 - 02:31

Glee Club to perform Mendelssohn and Brahms this Sunday
The Dartmouth
The musical stylings of the Dartmouth Glee Club will once again grace Rollins Chapel this Sunday as they reimagine the works of Felix Mendelssohn and Johannes Brahms. The performance will feature three recent graduates — Alyssa Gonzalez '17, ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 00:03

NJ.com

At NJSO, a soloist's misfires are saved by rousing Beethoven classics
NJ.com
NEWARK -- On Thursday, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra proved why some classics are indeed classic. Conducting two of Beethoven's finest works, Xian Zhang opened the program at NJPAC with the composer's Overture to "Coriolan." The work was a ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:35

Lakes Area Music Festival to kick off winter season Nov. 5
The Lake Country Echo
On the serious side, the program will include Johannes Brahms' "Four Serious Songs" and Modest Mussorgsky's "Songs and Dances of Death." Alongside these sets the duo will perform lighthearted selections from the musical theater and American songbook ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 07:47

MSO plays Beethoven 9 review: Orchestra brings joy to familiar ode
Brisbane Times
A cornerstone of Western music, Beethoven's Choral symphony engrosses and exhilarates most audiences – and not just because of its familiar finale. Despite the work's length and density, a good performance can fly past, even through the forensic ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 02:31
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 18:19

Clinton Herald

RiverChor begins 14th year
Clinton Herald
The set will conclude with Johannes Brahms' homage to Johann Sebastian Bach, “O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf” (O Savior, Throw the Heavens Wide). The featured work on the concert is George Frideric Handel's “The King Shall Rejoice,” the third of four ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:19

Santa Fe New Mexican

Back to Beethoven: Rounding out the piano concertos
Santa Fe New Mexican
This past April, the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra embarked on its survey of Beethoven's five piano concertos by playing the composer's Concertos Nos. 2, 3, and 4 with soloist Anne-Marie McDermott. This week, the same musicians complete the cycle by ...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 07:03

Cantata Singers to Open 54th Season with Zelenka Premiere, Mozart & Haydn
Broadway World
Cantata Singers' 54th season opens on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8pm in New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall with the U.S. premiere of J.D. Zelenka's Missa Divi Xaverii, W.A. Mozart's Misericordias Domini, and F.J. Haydn's Symphony No. 80.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:43

International pianist takes Ariel stage
Gallipolis Daily Tribune
Attesti will be performing J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations BMV 988 consisting off an aria and a set of 30 variations. First published in 1741, the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form ever written. Count ...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 17:24

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