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Classical CDs Weekly: Beethoven, Cage, Janáček
The Arts Desk
Beethoven: Symphonies 2 and 7 Wiener Symphoniker/Philippe Jordan (WS/Sony). Philippe Jordan's cheery face adorns this third volume of Beethoven symphonies from Vienna's other orchestra, setting the tone fairly well. These are overwhelmingly positive, ...

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 02:45

Evening Observer

CRYS Fall Chamber Concert Sunday
Evening Observer
Classical compositions in the diverse program include J.S. Bach's “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring,” Ralph Vaughan Williams's Prelude to the 1941 film 49th Parallel, and “The Great Gate of Kiev” from the suite Pictures at an Exhibition by Moussorgsky. On a ...

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 02:38

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Commemorate Armistice Day with The Washington Chorus This Sunday
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
This November, as Americans prepare for Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season, arts organizations across the Washington area will commemorate a more somber occasion: the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, recognized as Veterans' Day in ...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 17:50

La Nación Costa Rica

El Réquiem Alemán: una ventana hacia el alma de Johannes Brahms
La Nación Costa Rica
Johannes Brahms era un hombre profundamente religioso, formado en el severo protestantismo de Alemania del norte (nació en Hamburgo). No era ostentosamente religioso: era muy celoso de su privacidad, y no le gustaba hablar de sí mismo o trenzarse ...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 17:40

University of Michigan Health System News (press release)

A trip to Vienna: UM Life Sciences Orchestra concert on December 8
University of Michigan Health System News (press release)
Beginning at 8 p.m., the LSO and music director Chelsea Gallo, will transport their audience to the Austrian capital through works by both Richard and Johann Strauss, and a piece by Johannes Brahms arranged by Arnold Schoenberg. The LSO brings ...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 17:38

urbanmilwaukee

The Power of Papa Haydn
urbanmilwaukee
Occasionally a competitor, he was seen by many, including WA Mozart, as Haydn's successor. Born in Vienna as “Ignaz,” he moved to Paris. A prolific composer, he also started a publishing house and manufactured pianos. Pleyel pianos are still popular ...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 16:39

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