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Toronto to perform faculty recital at State
Brookings Register
The recital, “Change In The Air,” features chamber works for voice, piano and viola by Johannes Brahms and 20th-century British composer Frank Bridge. Selections from the “Biblical Songs” of Antonín Dvořák and a set by Clara Schumann are also on the ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:52

The Quietus

Junk Shop Classical on Beethoven's Grosse Fuge: Music Stories Told £1 LP By £1 LP
The Quietus
Beethoven's Grosse Fuge is one of the most extreme pieces of music ever written, in any genre. A visionary work that only began to make sense in the 20th century, asks Phil Hebblethwaite, or a cacophonous duff that betrays a disturbing truth about a ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 02:46

Pasadena Now

Music of Beethoven Kicks Off Fifth Season of Third @ First Concerts
Pasadena Now
First United Methodist Church will begin its fifth season of free, monthly concerts on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. with a concert called, “Beethoven and His Mentors.” The program will include Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate, featuring soprano ...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 20:16

The Mercury News

Beethoven's missing 10th Symphony discovered -- a new novel
The Mercury News
Berkeley author Richard Kluger's new novel built around the discovering Beethoven's long-missing 10th Symphony.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 17:00

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Trio to perform Beethoven and more at Phelps Mansion Museum concert in Binghamton
Press & Sun-Bulletin
The recital will feature masterpieces such as Beethoven's “Archduke” trio, the “Violin Sonata” by Amy Beach and Jessie Montgomery's “Rhapsody No. 1” for solo violin. A native of Germany, Speth has played with New York City Opera since 1997 and has ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 09:12

Slipped Disc

The biggest ever composer box
Slipped Disc
The box contains 280 hours of music and weighs 13.5 kilos. J.S. Bach – The New Complete Edition is the result of two years of curation, developed with the co-operation of 32 record labels and a team of scholars at the Leipzig Bach Archive. Here's the ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 00:48

88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)

'Dissect' podcast host Cole Cuchna on giving Kendrick Lamar the Beethoven treatment
88Nine Radio Milwaukee (blog)
“I actually sat down and studied it like I used to study Beethoven in college, like you'd sit down and read about it you know, the composer, the history—you'd read about the piece. So I developed this kind of process: I was like, “What if I applied ...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 18:44

Public Radio Tulsa

Performance Oklahoma: Staatskapelle Weimar "An Evening with Brahms"
Public Radio Tulsa
... presented by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation's Performing Arts Series at Armstrong Auditorium on Thursday, March 15th, and offered a program devoted to works of Johannes Brahms, the Academic Overture, Op 81, the Violin Concerto in D ...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 15:44

Wisconsin Public Radio News

Emanuel Ax
Wisconsin Public Radio News
Norman welcomes world-renowned pianist Emanuel Ax to the WPR studios. He will be performing with the Madison Symphony Orchestra on September 29 and 30 at the Overture Center in Madison. The performance will include the American orchestral ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 03:08

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Bach Choir opens cantata series at Christ Church Episcopal
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Chattanooga Bach Choir will open its fourth Barnett & Co. Cantata Series on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Christ Church Episcopal, 663 Douglas St. The series will feature four Sunday afternoon concerts focusing on J.S. Bach's expressive choral works chosen ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 00:02

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Symphony Orchestra, guest violinist tackling Beethoven's marathon concerto
Arizona Daily Star
Superstar violinist Anne Akiko Meyers is no stranger to Beethoven, but even she admits the composer's Violin Concerto is a beast. “It's really like running your own New York City Marathon,” the Southern California native said during a call from Santa ...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 18:33

Shepherd Express

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in Top Form for Rachmaninoff and Brahms
Shepherd Express
2 in C minor, Op. 18, and Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, by Johannes Brahms. The concert showed that, even without a music director, the orchestra's technique is in top form. Masur's take on the Brahms symphony was sophisticated and nuanced with ...
Symphony giants launch 59th Okanagan Symphony Orchestra seasonKeremeos Review

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 15:43

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