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W. A. Mozart und seine Weggefährten
PNP Plus (Abonnement)
Obb. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart hat ein Leben lang unterrichtet. Und auch wenn keiner der Schüler an Mozarts Genialität und Überzeugungskraft heranreichte, so sind doch originelle und bemerkenswerte Kompositionen entstanden. Es ist das Verdienst der ...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 23:30


What Beethoven And Justin Bieber Have In Common12:30
Beethoven's "Symphony No. 1" is about as classical as classical music gets. But conductor, composer and author Rob Kapilow will make you hear Beethoven in a completely different way. Kapilow has made a name for himself over the last 27 years with his ...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 13:22

Okja review: Bong Joon-ho's daffy anti-meat monster mash is Beethoven with bacon
The relationship between Okja, a prize specimen being raised in the Korean countryside, and Mija (Ahn Seo-Hyeon) the young farmgirl who has raised him from piglethood, feels more cut out for a family-friendly story – Beethoven with bacon – once their ...

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 08:31

Community Idea Stations

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio Releases "Final Thoughts"
Community Idea Stations
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio has released a new album “Final Thoughts,” featuring the last piano works of Franz Schubert and Johannes Brahms. Included on the two-disc set are the Schubert Sonatas D. 959 and D. 960, as well as Brahms Op. 116 through ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 17:33


Pacific Symphony tells Don Quixote's story, colorfully and wordlessly
... the ensemble's recent Soka University appearance. Shaham, for her part, got the standing ovation she deserved, and she treated us to an achingly beautiful encore: Russian pianist Alexander Siloti's transcription of J.S. Bach's Prelude in E minor ...

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 16:18

Asbury Park Press

NJSO ends season with Brahms, Shostakovich
Asbury Park Press
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, led by Xian Zhang in her premiere year as the group's music director, will conclude its 2016-17 season with performances of Johannes Brahms' Second Piano Concerto and Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 13:10

Westminster Abbey (press release)

Abbey Choir thrills with Festival performance
Westminster Abbey (press release)
Westminster Abbey was full on the evening of Tuesday 16th May for a performance of J.S. Bach's Mass in B Minor by the Choir of the Abbey and the period instrument ensemble St James' Baroque under the direction of the Abbey's Organist and Master of the ...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 04:41

Opera in the Ozarks announces 2017 summer schedule
Carroll County News
The 2017 season's repertoire features W.A. Mozart's “The Marriage of Figaro,” Carlisle Floyd's “Susannah” and George Bizet's “Carmen.” The operas contemplate the uses and abuses of power, each under unique circumstances. Opera in the Ozarks general ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 17:09

Peoria Symphony Orchestra marks 120 years
Peoria Journal Star
The gala concert will celebrate not only the PSO's history, but also important anniversaries in the lives of Leonard Bernstein and Johannes Brahms, and the 120th anniversary of Bradley University. “Brahms died in 1897, the year the PSO was founded. We ...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 15:00

Community Idea Stations

Interview: Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio
Community Idea Stations
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio has released a new album “Final Thoughts,” featuring the last piano works of Franz Schubert and Johannes Brahms. Included on the two-disc set are the Schubert Sonatas D. 959 and D. 960, as well as Brahms Op. 116 through ...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:53


Arcadia Winds Expand For Brahms Serenade
2 in A by Johannes Brahms on Friday night at the Ladies Library of Kalamazoo. Horn player Ron Chase, pianist Barbara Hong, and Ladies Library Association member Paula Jamison talk about the concert and the historic building which houses the Arcadia ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 19:40

Chattanooga Bach Choir Concludes Cantata Series Concert Sunday
The Chattanoogan
The program features music by J.S. Bach for choir and solo instruments, including Cantata BWV 86 Wahrlich, Wahrlich Ich Sage Euch (Truly, truly, I say to you); Suite No. 4 in E-flat major for solo cello, BWV 1010; and Organ Prelude BWV 658 Von Gott ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 14:45

Amadeus en ciné-concert | (re)découvrir Mozart
Le film de Milos Forman raconte en effet W.A. Mozart, son génie musical et son inspiration créatrice. On suit tout au long du film la descente aux enfers du jeune compositeur, d'abord encensé par la cour mais qui subit une profonde rivalité avec le ...

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 14:37

Oak Ridge Today

Submitted by Dale Gedcke, publicity manager for the Oak Ridge Philharmonia
Oak Ridge Today
A concert on Saturday by the Oak Ridge Philharmonia will feature an abundance of ear-pleasing music, a press release said. Concert selections will include Beethoven's “Fifth Symphony,” the “Blue Danube Waltz” by Johann Strauss II, “Hungarian Dance No.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:35


The Virtuosos Among Us
Johannes Brahms wrote the Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11 (1858) for nine players early in his career. The material contains enough interest to support lines of symphonic proportions. His friends encouraged him to revise the work for orchestra.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 18:33

A Monument to Beethoven
The Weekly Standard
Two musical forms dominated Beethoven's mind and rounded every chapter of his life: the piano sonata was his vanguard. The string quartet was the ultimate expression. Beethoven's five late quartets, the last works he wrote, represent more than his ...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 14:13