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North Somerset Times

5 things to do in North Somerset this weekend
North Somerset Times
They will sing the German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. Book tickets, priced £5-12, at Bill Moore with Isobel, Emily and Sarah Oosthuizen. - Wrington's five Barley Wood Walled Garden studios, in Long Lane, will open for a ...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 13:06

The Listening Room: Episode 4
Gramophone (blog)
A few tasters of new albums: Accademia Bizantina's fine-sounding, period-instrument-ensemble take on JS Bach's The Art of Fugue; a chorus from the impressive young composer James McCarthy's powerful choral work about Alan Turing – who broke the ...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:25

Carroll County Times

Masterworks concert brings together choral groups to celebrate Reformation anniversary
Carroll County Times
... Frostburg State University Chorale, Children's Chorus of Carroll County, Westminster United Methodist Church Choir and Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble for a special fall concert, “Here I Sing” featuring music from Martin Luther, J.S. Bach ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 19:37

The Westmorland Gazette

REVIEW: music-making of the highest quality
The Westmorland Gazette
THE Royal Northern Sinfonia, a regular guest of the Lakeland Sinfonia Concert Society, presented a programme consisting of five of Bach's six Brandenburg concerti and a couple of works by Gorecki. From the perspectives of both audience and players ...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 13:24

South Florida Classical Review

Diaz Trio brings brilliance and panache to Mozart, Beethoven
South Florida Classical Review
The program featured two iconic works as two sides of the same coin, Beethoven's String Trio Op. 3 in E-flat Major and Mozart's Divertimento K. 563. Beethoven wrote his first string trio at the age of 23 after having moved to the aristocratic, salon ...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:35

The drama queen
The Australian
So why not change around? I haven't decided yet what I'm going to wear. I like to really get the repertoire under my skin and then I might have to — have to — buy a couple of gowns.” Apr 8-24: Nicole Car sings Mozart and Beethoven Heroines with the ...

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:01


All-Beethoven concert to celebrate renovated church
Beethoven is coming to Las Cruces this Sunday to help celebrate the completion of major renovations at First Presbyterian Church. A special concert will feature musicians from the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra and pianist Stephen Helmreich, performing ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 18:17

Addison County Independent

Community Chorus to give Thanksgiving concerts this weekend
Addison County Independent
The program includes many other pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries including works by Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn. The College Community chorus is open without audition to all singers who ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:04

Lake County News

Nov. 19 fall concert features accomplished North Coast pianist
Lake County News
As is traditional the Lake County Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Sue Condit, will open the program with the first and second movements of the Brandenburg Concerto by J.S. Bach. This well-known piece was one of six composed by Bach in 1721 and ...

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:12

Armida Quartet – Fuga Magna: Bach, Beethoven, Scarlatti, Goldberg, Haussmann
The Strad
In a provocative booklet note, the violinist-conductor Reinhard Goebel implies that, as a form, fugue had already lost its original freshness and beauty of discourse by the time that Beethoven tore up its conventions once and for all in the Grosse Fuge ...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 05:20

The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO at Carnegie Hall
Broadway World
The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio on Saturday, December 9, at 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th St. and 7th Ave in Manhattan. The concert will be ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 17:42

Financial Times

Daniel Barenboim 75th birthday concert — old-school Beethoven
Financial Times
For his 75th birthday concert with Berlin's Staatskapelle, the orchestra of Berlin's Staatsoper Unter den Linden, of which he is music director for life, Daniel Barenboim and his friend, conductor Zubin Mehta, gave a benefit concert. Proceeds go to the ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:03

I'd like to buy an apple
The Packer
It was market day in Eisenach, Germany, a city famous for associations to Martin Luther and J.S. Bach, among other notables, and our tour group was taking a stroll through the town square before heading up to the famous Wartburg Castle. As soon as we'd ...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:27

Chamber performance backs Bach
Camarillo Acorn
With KuanFen Liu as the artistic director, the concerts will feature soloists Steven Chang and Bruce Walker in J. S. Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe, and the Rubicon Harmonix youth vocal ensemble singing holiday-themed works by Rutter and Ralph ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 22:01

Chamber Music Series Presents 'Total Beethoven'
The concert offers a refresher course in genius, courtesy of Ludwig van Beethoven. The “Spring Sonata” for violin and piano presents his playful side, while the Cello Sonata in A Major ranks as one of the most passionate dialogs between piano and cello ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 15:26

Orchestra opens season with Beethoven, Sibelius and Strauss
Midland Daily News
Other pieces on the concert program include the first movement of Beethoven's 5th Symphony; "Finlandia" by Sibelius; a "Salute to the Big Bands" by Calvin Custer; the "Radetsky" March by Johann Strauss Sr., and the disco classic "A Fifth of Beethoven ...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:20