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Chamber Music Northwest review: from trifles to triumphs
Oregon ArtsWatch
Having performed Johannes Brahms's Piano Quintet that same year, she used a theme from its closing Finale to put together her own Piano Quintet, Op. 67, which the CMNW group of pianist Anna Polonsky, violinists Ani Kavafian and Bella Hristova, violist ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 19:19

Litchfield County Times

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington
Litchfield County Times
Theodore “Teddy” Arm will play a violin solo sonata by J. S. Bach at his premiere with The New Baroque Soloists. Mr. Arm has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, incl. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Chamber ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 15:53

ArtsATL

Review: Spano releases disc of his skillfully drawn music; Henry plays newly discovered Brahms
ArtsATL
The majority of the disc, however, is devoted to some well-worn, often-recorded works: Johannes Brahms' “Six Pieces for Piano,” Op. 118, and Franz Schubert's “Four Impromptus,” Op. 90 (D. 899). They are a somewhat mixed bag, interpretatively, although ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 13:04

East Hampton Star

Brahms's 'Requiem': An Old Master in East Hampton
East Hampton Star
By any measure Johannes Brahms was an “Old Master” and it was with his German Requiem, that musical salve for human suffering in the face of death that the Choral Society of the Hamptons, joined by the Greenwich Village Chamber Singers and the South ...

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:40

ArtsHub (subscription)

How maths helps us understand why music moves people
ArtsHub (subscription)
But the MorpheuS system, developed by music researcher Dorien Herremans, circumvents this problem to generate music with a pre-set narrative structure by using a tension model based on the spiral array. Listen to this version of JS Bach's “Minuet in D”:.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 19:16

The Jerusalem Post

Zubin Mehta's Summer Gallery
The Jerusalem Post
Maestro Zubin Mehta is coming to Israel with the excitement that only he can generate. Mehta will lead the IPO in a series of concerts entitled “Summer Gallery,” featuring six artists: Tomer Lev and Daniel Borovitsky, pianists; Tomer Yariv and Dan ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 15:02

Music@Menlo celebrates 'The Glorious Violin'
Palo Alto Online
This year's "Encounter" lecture titles include: "From the Birth of the Violin to J.S. Bach and the Glory of Cremona" tracing the ancient history of stringed instruments, "The Devil's Violinist: Niccolo Paganini" and "The Violin Today," which will ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:34

The Guardian

Mozart and Beethoven: Violin Sonatas CD review – Ji Young Lim makes an assured and sparky debut
The Guardian
With violin playing so crisp you could dip it in sour cream and onion and hand it round at a party, this is an assured debut from Ji Young Lim. And yet even as the notes spring from her bow, one's attention is drawn equally to her namesake pianist ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:15

The NRO presents Beethoven's Fifth at the Riverwalk Center
Summit Daily News
The symphony that needs no introduction, Beethoven's Fifth, will be led by dynamic young conductor, Karina Canellakis Wednesday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. The NRO is thrilled to welcome her back to the Riverwalk Center after her outstanding work with the ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 18:52

OSU Chamber Music Workshop presents series of free concerts
Corvallis Gazette Times
The program includes works by Leonard Bernstein, Johannes Brahms, Moritz Moszkowski and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The performance is free, but donations benefiting the workshop will be accepted at the door. At noon on Thursday, July 13 and Thursday, ...

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 14:41

Boulder Weekly

A show within a show
Boulder Weekly
Take Johannes Brahms, for example. The German composer took Hungarian folk music and arranged it for symphonic orchestra, made variations on some of Joseph Hayden's works and wove drinking songs into his orchestral overtures. Then there's Kanye ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:30

The Guardian

Buxton festival review – an irresitible Albert Herring and a compelling Gertrude
The Guardian
A transcription for string trio (again, perhaps by Mozart) of JS Bach's Adagio and Fugue in F and D Minor was astonishingly lush in its spacious slow movement, the raw edge of open gut strings then cutting through in dramatic fugal entries. Mozart's ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:06

Generation Us: Coffee & Kids offers introduction to Wintergreen Summer Music Festival fun
The Daily Progress
Coming up in the series on July 23 will be “Conductors' Summit — Brahms,” which will give conducting students from the festival's Academy the chance to lead Johannes Brahms' original version of his “Serenade.” Watching young musicians in action might ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 18:15

OUT NOW | VC Young Artist Ji-Young Lim's Debut 'Mozart ...
The Violin Channel
Warner Classics have this week announced the release of 22 year old South Korean VC Young Artist Ji-Young Lim's debut album 'Mozart & Beethoven Violin ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 14:12

East Hampton Star

Brahms's 'Requiem': An Old Master in East Hampton | The East ...
East Hampton Star
The soprano Ileana Santamaria was featured in a Choral Society of the Hamptons concert Saturday. Durell Godfrey. About suffering they were never wrong,

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:40

The Stage

Theater Der Welt: How Germany's biggest festival is breaking borders beyond Europe
The Stage
But if Hamburg considers itself to be a city “under the spell of music” – appropriately enough for the site of Europe's first public opera house in 1678, the birthplace of Johannes Brahms and on whose infamous Reeperbahn John Lennon claims he “grew up” ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 09:00

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