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Astana Opera Chamber Hall to hold 'Worldwide Hits from Rock Operas and Musicals' concert (press release)
Popular compositions from the well-known rock operas Jesus Christ Superstar by A.L. Webber, Mozart, l'Opéra Rock to the music by W.A. Mozart, D. Attia, J.P. Pilot, O. Schultheis, W. Rousseau, N. Luciani, R. Janois, F. Castello, Juno and Avos by A ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 04:45

The best recordings of JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
Their wide-ranging instrumentation and virtuoso demands were designed to showcase Cöthen's outstanding instrumentalists, whose talents seem to have spurred Bach on to explore the potential of the concerto form itself which he reinvented with each new ...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 04:18

San Francisco Classical Voice

Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Showcases Women Composers
San Francisco Classical Voice
Perhaps in the spirit of Thanksgiving, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra's Sunday concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica was laid out like a seven-course tasting menu. Its flavor profile blended the familiar (J.S. Bach and Clara Schumann ...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 18:17

Pleasanton Weekly

Local symphony to present 'Joy, Pathos, and Passion'
Pleasanton Weekly
Conducted by music director Lara Webber, the concert will feature compositions by Leonard Bernstein, Gabriel Fauré and Johannes Brahms. The program will open with the lively overture to "Candide," for which Bernstein wrote the music as well as some of ...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 18:08

San Francisco Classical Voice

LA Master Chorale Comes Together
San Francisco Classical Voice
He's led them pretty far afield before, and he did so again Sunday by coupling J.S. Bach's Magnificat with the West Coast premiere of a new work styled as a mix of diverse musical cultures, This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity, by Indian-American ...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 17:59

Chicago Tribune

Fox Valley Orchestra concert offers Russian, Norwegian, German music
Chicago Tribune
It's always interesting to hear about one's roots. The Fox Valley Orchestra will delve into some musical ancestry with its “Our Heritage” concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Crimi Auditorium on the Aurora University campus. The program showcases three ...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 17:09