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HamletHub

Congregation Shir Shalom to host Charles Ives Concert Series on June 3
HamletHub
... album “Obsidian” was released on Yarlung Records, highly acclaimed by the Online Merker as “illuminat[ing] the artistic inspiration and creative exchange between these three Romantic souls,” Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:51

Slipped Disc

Munich's sex pest is dropped from the Beethoven Fest
Slipped Disc
Nike Wagner, head of Bonn's Beethoven Festival, has been obliged to drop the pianist Siegfried Mauser from her programme. Mauser, 63, has been sentenced in Munich to two years and nine months' jail for sexual offences as head of the Hochschule.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 08:54

The Columbus Dispatch

Brass band ushers in summer at Park of Roses concert
The Columbus Dispatch
The band will also perform an arrangement of J.S. Bach's “Arioso.” “When you hear about 40 brass players, ... you're always thinking about big, loud and impressive sonically,” Zilincik said, “but we like to show also that we can play very soft and ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 06:12

Half Moon Bay Review

Singing group springs into concert
Half Moon Bay Review
Other songs on the program include “A Gentle Alleluia” by J.S. Bach/Linda Spevcek, “At Last, Cantar!” by Jay Althouse, “Cantate Domino” by Sonja Poorman, and “Morning Has Broken,” written by Cat Stevens. “Morning has Broken” will feature a one-piano ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 18:42

The Violin Channel

Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Sonata Premiered On This Day in 1803 [ON-THIS-DAY]
The Violin Channel
Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9, commonly known as the 'Kreutzer Sonata', was premiered on this day in 1803 – 215 years ago. The first performance was given by Afro-Polish virtuoso George Bridgetower – with Beethoven at the piano. It's believed the two ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:49

Times of Malta

Watch: The King's Singers' 50th (ARTE)
Times of Malta
The King's Singers celebrate their 50th anniversary with a special concert as part of the Schwetzingen festival in the glorious Saint-Pancrace church. On the programme works by Ludwig Senfl, Hans Leo Hassler, Johannes Brahms, Max Reger, Toru Takemitsu ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 08:14

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Strains of chamber music to fill air in June
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Works by Rebecca Clarke, Dimitri Shostakovich and Johannes Brahms. WWU Church. Free. June 11, 6 p.m. WWCMF presents Tasting Music: Beethoven String Quartet in D, op. 18 #3. Walla Walla Vintners, 225 Vineyard Lane (off Mill Creek Road). Admission ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 05:25

The Park Record

Beethoven Festival springs into the season with salon concert
The Park Record
The Park City Beethoven Festival has planned an intimate spring performances of classical music in the comfort and beauty of a lovely home while savoring a gourmet meal. The salon concert will be at 5;30 p.m. on Friday, May 25. Reservations can be made ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 18:00

Toronto Star

Kronos Quartet's high energy opens 21C Music festival
Toronto Star
The rest of this year's festival has many more treats in store, including New York pianist Simone Dinnerstein presenting music from her latest album featuring music by Philip Glass interspersed with J.S. Bach, on May 25. Article Continued Below. For ...

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:48

Classic FM

The best pieces for tenors
Classic FM
This piece is often attributed to J.S. Bach, (it even has its own BWV number: 508) but it was originally by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, a contemporary of Bach who was 15 years his senior. It was written down by Bach in the Anna Magdalena notebook, and ...

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 08:09

Engadget

Facebook AI turns whistling into musical masterpieces
Engadget
... as you can hear below, although they clearly depend on the music involved. A Metallica riff sounds odd as a classical piece (S&M notwithstanding), but you could easily convert a Mozart symphony into one of JS Bach's harpsichord-heavy performances.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 22:23

May 23
Chicago Classical Review
Recital VI Frans Haagen with Sihao He, cellist J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3, BWV 1009. Geert D'hollander: Simple Suite No. 3 12:15 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel rockefeller.uchicago.edu. Carillon New Music Festival Recital VII Ellen Dickinson with Joey Brink

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:52

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