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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 13:12

WPLN

Live in Studio C: Matt Combs, fiddle and Nate Strasser, piano
WPLN
A mandolinist, a cellist and a double bassist walk into a barn. No, this isn't the beginning of some terribly bad joke, but it is how Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma came together to record music of J.S. Bach. Their new album Bach Trios was ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 18:01

The Guardian

SCO/Storgards: Missa Solemnis review – an intimate heart-to-heart ...
The Guardian
Even with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra bulked up for the occasion, this was a reflective performance of the mass, at its most powerful in the quiet passages.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:17

The Daily Herald

Everett Philharmonic to perform audience favorites at finale
The Daily Herald
Violinist Maria Sampen will perform the Brahms violin concerto. Johannes Brahms wrote the concerto for his friend, the famous 19th century violinist Joseph Joachim, who then hailed it as one of the four great German concerti for violin. Sampen teaches ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 06:56

Los Angeles Times

Essential Arts & Culture: LA culture after the riots, a stirring Beethoven concert, controversial Carl Andre
Los Angeles Times
Culture and the Los Angeles riots. Carl Andre's controversial show at MOCA. And Jeffrey Kahane's galvanizing rendition of Beethoven. I'm Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with your weekly infusion of everything culture: ...

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 09:03

Kitsap Sun (blog)

Olympic Music Festival announces 2017 schedule, lineup
Kitsap Sun (blog)
3): Bach, Brahms, and Ravel are not only known for their incredible music but also for expanding the technical limits of the instruments they wrote for. These three works display the creative virtuosity that made each composer a powerful force during ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 14:36

Gazette Newspapers

MUSICAL NOTES: Musica Angelica Blesses Long Beach
Gazette Newspapers
I love Vivaldi, and the Corelli Op. 6 are masterpieces, but in the music of J.S. Bach we enter a different world. The complexity of the counterpoint and the sophistication of the instrumental writing mark this music as the pinnacle of the Baroque era ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 08:53

Peninsula Daily News

Guest conductor leads Port Townsend Community Orchestra ...
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — Guest conductor Tigran Arakelyan will lead the Port Townsend Community Orchestra in a spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 05:34

Salt Lake Tribune

Review: Elegance and glorious madness from the Utah Symphony
Salt Lake Tribune
Two of the three pieces on the program began life as chamber music: Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, which originated as the slow movement of a string quartet; and Johannes Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1, fantastically amplified by Arnold Schoenberg's ...

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 00:44

Chicago Tribune

Muti directs a demonic Liszt rarity, bails out a subpar Lupu in Beethoven concerto
Chicago Tribune
The music director elected to preface the Brahms symphony cycle he is scheduled to conduct over the coming two weeks with two other big Romantic works, Beethoven's towering Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor") and Liszt's rarely heard "A Symphony to ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 13:16

Santa Fe New Mexican

Beethoven's weighty sounds and chunky hands: Anne-Marie McDermott on the concertos
Santa Fe New Mexican
On Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, she shows a different side of her artistry when she joins the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra for the first installment of a two-season incentive in which she will be the soloist in all five of Beethoven's ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:01

Peninsula Daily News

Guest conductor leads Port Townsend Community Orchestra ...
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — Guest conductor Tigran Arakelyan will lead the Port Townsend Community Orchestra in a spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 05:25

Meridian Star

Beethoven and Blue Jeans: Final concert of MSO season
Meridian Star
Meridian Symphony Orchestra's season closer, Beethoven & Blue Jeans, is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. at The MSU Riley Center. Billed as “an experience where casual dress meets popular classical music,” the evening will be filled with a variety of ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:48

Kansas City Star

Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile explore the complexity and serenity of Bach
Kansas City Star
Three of the leading virtuosos in the world met in a barn to record an album of Johann Sebastian Bach's music, and the result came to Kansas City. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile performed a sold-out show at the ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:00

The Daily Herald

Everett Philharmonic to perform audience favorites at finale
The Daily Herald
Violinist Maria Sampen will perform the Brahms violin concerto. Johannes Brahms wrote the concerto for his friend, the famous 19th century violinist Joseph Joachim, who then hailed it as one of the four great German concerti for violin. Sampen teaches ...

and more »
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 06:56

Dallas News (blog)

Vivid, brilliant performances of Vivaldi and Beethoven from Olson, Halls and the DSO
Dallas News (blog)
I'll admit it. As a veteran of too many performances of Vivaldi's Four Seasons and Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, I wasn't excited about a concert comprising only those two pieces. That, of course, is a minority experience and opinion, and it was good ...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 00:22

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