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Sumter Item

Sumter music club announces scholarship winners
Sumter Item
The Woman's Afternoon Music Club has announced the winners of its annual music scholarship competition held April 22 at First Presbyterian Church. Adjudicator was Jim Mills, a retired music educator and director of the Sumter Community Concert Band.

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 08:05

What to Do This Weekend
The Winchester Star
The program will include Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco Overture, J. S. Bach's Air from the Suite No. 3 in D, two dances from Aram Khachaturian's Gayane Ballet, Danse des Mysteres of Jonathan Cohen, Gordon Jacobs The Barber of Seviille Goes to the Devil, ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 00:07

Violinist.com (blog)

For the Record, Op. 55: Rachel Barton Pine Bach Sonatas Violin/Harpsichord; Blake Pouliot debut album; works by ...
Violinist.com (blog)
Bach's son, C.P.E., considered among his father's finest compositions: the six Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord. Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour record together for the first time on this album of J.S. Bach's complete ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 15:11

Washington Classical Review

Kissin returns with ferocity in Beethoven, poetry in Rachmaninoff
Washington Classical Review
Kissin opened with a colossal bang in Beethoven's Sonata No. 29. Now 46 years old, the pianist is hopefully building toward a complete cycle of Beethoven's piano sonatas. Wednesday night's visceral, anguished rendition of the infamous “Hammerklavier” ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:05

LemonWire

Bach Players – Bach Arranging & Arranged – CD
LemonWire
Mozart gave string players the pleasure of playing fugues from the Well-tempered Clavier II – fresh arrangements by The Bach Players complete the set of all the four-part fugues from this work. Performers are: Rachel Elliott (soprano), Sally Bruce ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:30

Psuvanguard.com

PSU's baroque pearl
Psuvanguard.com
The two duets brought the Baroque vibes, Su-authai and Madeline Okano pairing up for J.S. Bach's famous “Invention No. 13 in A minor,” followed by Azbill and Brooker playing the first movement ”Andante Spiccato” of Alessandro Marcello's Concerto for ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 22:15

Classic FM

Beethoven Fifth Symphony, but it's played on a MARKER PEN
Classic FM
The opening to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, played with the sound of a marker pen on paper… because everything exists somewhere on the Internet. The opening to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 is big, exciting and spectacularly ear-wormy. So naturally, it ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:23

John Frayne | Fruits of a musical pileup: 2 juicy performances
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
W.A. Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major, K. 449, which followed the Garrop music, is a charming work. If it lacks the soulful penetration of the Mozart piano concertos from No. 20 on, it has the merit of not being overexposed in the concert ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:34

LemonWire

Bach Players – Bach Arranging & Arranged – CD
LemonWire
Details: What happens when great composers arrange each other's works? J.?S.?Bach gave Pergolesi's Stabat Mater a new text and a new viola part, making a fresh piece that speaks both of Germany and Italy. Our performance features singers Rachel ...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 04:30

Arts and entertainment calendar for Saturday, may 19
Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire Bach: "Go For B'roque," $30-$50, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 251 Main St., Great Barrington. Berkshire Concert Choir: "Ein deutsches Requiem" by Johannes Brahms, $20, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 18:06

Quad-Cities Online

4 events for you this week!
Quad-Cities Online
The program opens with a set of songs in English, French and German on themes of springtime, penned by Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Gustav Mahler, Benjamin Britten and Milton Babbitt. Thomas Meglioranza, a baritone and 1990 graduate of Grinnell ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:06

The News Tribune

Nearly two dozen things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next
The News Tribune
Plays music of J.S. Bach, Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, Nicolaus Bruhns, Jean-Jacques Grunenwald and George Shearing. 12:10 p.m. May 18. Christ Episcopal Church Tacoma, 310 N. K St., Tacoma. Donation. 253-383-1569, ccptacoma.org. May 18-May ...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:02

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