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Newsweek

Abraham Lincoln, Beethoven, Joan of Arc: Famous Deaths Raise Questions for Scientists
Newsweek
For the past 25 years, Philip Mackowiak, a professor (now emeritus) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in Baltimore, has hosted a conference about solving the mysterious deaths of historical figures. The gatherings have generated some ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:27

Chorus of Westerly performs Beethoven and Haydn works
theday.com
The Chorus of Westerly is winding down its indoor concert season with shows this weekend. (Don't fret: the group will still present its iconic annual Summer Pops show on June 23 in Wilcox Park.) Right now, though, the chorus will perform Beethoven's ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:02

Il Vostro Giornale

Il duo Nicora – Baroffio ai “Pomeriggi della Mozart
Il Vostro Giornale
W. A. Mozart, Ouverture dal “Flauto Magico”, trascritta per pianoforte a quattro mani da Carl Czerny; W. A. Mozart, Sinfonia “Praga”, trascritta da Pietro Lichtental e dedicata al suo amico Charles Mozart; L. Van Beethoven, Sinfonia n. 5 in do minore ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 07:11

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL/KIDS | 'Beethoven Lives Upstairs'
Rochester City Newspaper
"Beethoven Lives Upstairs" takes a familiar situation — a family is short of money and takes in a boarder — and gives it a musical twist: the new boarder happens to be a great composer, with a bad temper and worse hair. Herr Beethoven is a noisy ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:10

Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Philharmonic director excited about grand finales: Bernstein, Mahler, and 'Star Wars.'
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
8: Gabriela Lena Frank "Concertino Cusqueño," Paquito D'Rivera "Gran Danzón (concerto for flute and orchestra)" with soloist Emma Gerstein, Johannes Brahms "Symphony No. 1." March 29: Giuseppe Verdi, "Requiem Mass" with D'Ana Lombard, soprano; ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:18

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

REVIEW: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony handles 'Hungarian Project' with elan
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
"The Hungarian Dances" of the German Johannes Brahms falls into this category, though the dances are refined by the styles of Western European classicism holding sway in Vienna, Brahms' adopted city. The dances are probably the composer's most ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 08:50

Classic FM

Listen to Beethoven played on Beethoven's own piano
Classic FM
"Thomas Broadwood was trying to help Beethoven cope with his deafness. And the English piano is considerably louder in volume when compared with the Viennese equivalents. So I think that was Thomas' thinking, to give him a piano that could help him.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 06:31

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | 'Wunderhorn'
Rochester City Newspaper
No Mahler is included, but you will hear trios including the horn by two German Romantic-era composers whose paths crossed frequently: Carl Reinecke, whose trio includes oboe and piano; and Johannes Brahms, whose trio for horn, violin, and piano is a ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 01:10

Playbill.com

How the Choreography of Jerome Robbins Shaped Ballet and Broadway
Playbill.com
Even in ballets with large casts and music by diverse composers, such as The Goldberg Variations (J.S. Bach), Glass Pieces (Philip Glass), and The Four Seasons (Giuseppe Verdi), he found ways to make formal patterning suggest a society following its rules.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:11

Il Vostro Giornale

Il duo Nicora – Baroffio ai “Pomeriggi della Mozart
Il Vostro Giornale
W. A. Mozart, Ouverture dal “Flauto Magico”, trascritta per pianoforte a quattro mani da Carl Czerny; W. A. Mozart, Sinfonia “Praga”, trascritta da Pietro Lichtental e dedicata al suo amico Charles Mozart; L. Van Beethoven, Sinfonia n. 5 in do minore ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 07:11

The Herald Argus

Monday Musicale announces youth competition winners
The Herald Argus
In the Senior Division (grades 9 to 12), Christian Ferrara of La Porte took top honors. The Monday Musicale Award is presented annually to a graduating high school senior. For her flute solo, Christian chose two movements from J.S. Bach's Sonata in E ...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 06:11

Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty'
Mail Tribune
The program of selected works is from some of the Baroque period's most influential composers: Claudio Monteverdi, G.F. Handel and J.S. Bach. Along with Handel's well loved Coronation Anthems “The King Shall Rejoice” and “Zadok the Priest,” the concert ...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 18:25

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