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New season under way for The Funtington Music Group
West Sussex County Times
Roy has had wide experience as a lecture-recitalist, and he charmed the audience before the interval with a fascinating dissection of J S Bach's Goldberg Variations, followed by a sparkling concert performance of the work on the University's delightful ...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 03:15

Gilmer Mirror

McDonald-Lysinger Piano Duo to perform at SFA
Gilmer Mirror
Alex McDonald and Catharine Lysinger, both of Dallas, will present "The Orchestral Piano: Virtuosic Transcriptions," which features works by Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky and Maurice Ravel. Brahms' Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56b is now also ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 19:40

The Violin Channel

Prizes Awarded at Australian 2017 Kendall National Violin Competition
The Violin Channel
In addition, he was awarded this year's 'Audience Prize'- and the prizes for the 'Best Performance of a Sonata' and the 'Best Performance of a Solo Work by J.S. Bach'. This year's Final round jury comprised: Elisabeth Holowell (New Zealand), Charles ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:41

Evening Observer

WNY Chamber Orchestra opens 2017-2018 season today
Evening Observer
Father Duggan is a past winner of the Johann Sebastian Bach International Competition for Pianists and has performed the complete cycle of J.S. Bach's keyboard works in tours of the United States and Europe. He is presently in the midst of recording ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 00:07

Review: Konstantin Lifschitz begins Beethoven marathon in Hong Kong with delicacy and assurance
South China Morning Post
Tackling a marathon takes perseverance, stamina and technical proficiency. At times it can be a physical and mental battle. And a marathon is what pianist Konstantin Lifschitz has taken on in performing all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas over six ...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 01:49

Lecture Recital Explores the Myth and Magic in Music
Snead State Community College News
29, features works of four of classical music's most celebrated composers: Busoni's arrangement of J.S. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Sgambati's arrangement of “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Gluck's Orpheo, Debussy's Clare de lune, and ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 16:40

Do you share a birthday with somebody famous?
Suburbanite
... Roberta Peters, Randy Travis; 5 – Karl Marx, Tyrone Power, Tammy Wynette; 6 – Sigmund Freud, Rudolph Valentino, Orson Welles, Willie Mays, Bob Seger, Tony Blair, Willie Mays, Roma Downey, George Clooney; 7 – Robert Browning, Johannes Brahms, ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:01

Buffalo News

Anne-Sophie Mutter dazzles in BPO season opener
Buffalo News
It set the stage for the Tchaikovsky with gypsy music – Johannes Brahms' show-stopping First Hungarian Dance, and the Suite on Hungarian Folk Themes by Hungarian composer Leo Weiner. The Weiner piece, an unknown quantity to most, was full of color ...

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 23:15

It was part of Stained Glass Concert at St. John's Episcopal Church
Youngstown Vindicator
Other composers whose works were performed included Antonio Vivaldi, Johannes Brahms, Russian composer and director Tchaikovsky, and John Williams, who wrote the score for many movies, including “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” The Stained Glass ...

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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 00:57

Concert Review: Sonnambula - 'Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Musician in Paris' (NYC, 14 Sept 2017)
seattlepi.com (blog)
... specific abilities in the context of the music of her time. More generally, it showed the development from Renaissance style, with instruments playing equal parts, to Baroque, with the more complex harmony and counterpoint that led ultimately to J ...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 15:37

YorkMix

World-class music, family fun and films – York venue reveals its new season
YorkMix
Lutenist Thomas Dunford (Wed 21 March) celebrates the 2018 European Day of Early Music with Soul Music from JS Bach and Dowland to mark Bach's birthday. This concert is presented in association with REMA and will be recorded by BBC Radio 3.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 06:38
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 19:23

It was part of Stained Glass Concert at St. John's Episcopal Church
Youngstown Vindicator
Other composers whose works were performed included Antonio Vivaldi, Johannes Brahms, Russian composer and director Tchaikovsky, and John Williams, who wrote the score for many movies, including “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” The Stained Glass ...

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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 00:52
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 13:56

Free monthly concerts to begin at Bromsgrove's St John's Church on Kidderminster Road
Bromsgrove Advertiser
Titled 'Autumn Reflections', the 50-minute performance will feature music by Frederic Chopin, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms and Robert Schumann. Visitors are welcomed to enjoy coffee or tea and cake after the show. The next concert will take place ...

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Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 04:08

OCRegister

Ballet BC offers plenty of style, not enough substance
OCRegister
But whereas Molnar used a soundscape without discernible form, Pite's music is two cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms, which she wisely employs to help give her work the formal structure that Molnar's lacked. Inspired by a Mark Strand poem about coldness ...

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 15:44

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