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Northwest Piano Trio review: three, four, five
Oregon ArtsWatch
His Opus 81 was instantly acclaimed upon its premiere and was soon grouped with the piano quintets of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms as the best of its genre. Dmitri Shostakovich's quintet joined this trio later. Dvorak's five-hander announces ...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 04:05

Meister Mozart
Augsburger Allgemeine
Im Hofgarten des Schlosses Oettingen erlebten die Besucher eine romantische Serenade mit heiterer Musik von W. A. Mozart. Von links: Theresa Schröttle (Flöte), Lena Dantonello (1. Violine), Günter Simon (Viola), Franziska Artmann (2. Violine) und ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 18:42

St. Bart's Summer Festival Continues with SINCERE IN MEMORIAM, Opt. 187
Broadway World
His Missa Sincere in Memoriam, Op. 187 was composed in 1897 in memory of Johannes Brahms. It is scored for a choir of women's voices in three parts and organ. It possesses unparalleled maturity within the great German Romantic choral tradition from a ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:34

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Harriet Motter students perform at recital
Fort Worth Star Telegram
She was assisted by Yvonne Vo and Sunghee Ullman. The program opened with an arrangement of America the Beautiful by Melody Bober, performed by Karen Shugart. The Classic Selections performed were works of J. S. Bach, J.Haydn, M. Clementi, and ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:38

Oregon ArtsWatch

ArtsWatch Weekly: Solstice!
Oregon ArtsWatch
One of Oregon's most valuable summer music events continues with Tuesday night's second baroque music concert at Grace Episcopal Church featuring chamber music by J.S. Bach for a period instrument quartet. Wednesday's chamber music concert at ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 21:38

MusicIC celebrates music and literature in Iowa City this week
Iowa City Press Citizen
Starting Wednesday, the festival will present four different concerts that combine the masters of chamber music — Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn — with writing that was inspired by the music presented. "The theme of the festival ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 17:34

Iowa Public Radio

JS Bach: A Caffeinated Composer
Iowa Public Radio
Though coffee consumption was illegal in much of Germany during his time, the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach was a known frequenter of Leipzig's many coffee houses. His famously exuberant personality could have easily been attributed to his ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:25

Radio Ñanduti

El segundo concierto de la temporada de la OCMA
Radio Ñanduti
3 Nº 11 de Antonio Vivaldi; Concierto Nº 4 en re mayor para violín y orquesta de W.A. Mozart y Sinfonía 40 de W.A.Mozart. El acceso es libre y gratuito. El evento es organizado en forma conjunta por la Dirección de Cultura y Turismo de la Municipalidad ...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:25

Works of Beethoven, Mahler will converge at Heinz Hall
But he is active in many directions, performing earlier in 2017 in Richard Wagner's “Siegfried,” touring with concerts of Franz Schubert's famous songs as well as with J.S. Bach's cantatas. In August, he will be doing seven performances of Alban Berg's ...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 21:08

Polish Violinist, Iranian Pianist in Duet
Financial Tribune
3 in D minor, and Opus 108 by German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), the last of his violin sonatas. Thhree sonatas or so called sonatanas of Schubert's Opus 137 will be included in the repertoire: Sonata in D major Op. 137 No.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 15:31

Baltimore Sun

A profound Beethoven 9th is Eschenbach's parting gift to NSO
Baltimore Sun
Eschenbach's ideas about the Ninth do not conform to today's standard approaches to Beethoven, the sort informed (if not stifled) by the historical authenticity movement. I was reminded on Saturday of another free-thinker, Leonard Bernstein, in his ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:21

Rutland Herald

Vermont's new Stellaria trio proves stellar
Rutland Herald
The major work on the program, and the major success was Johannes Brahms' Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 6 (the composer's usually played 1889 revision). This is glorious Brahms, full of youthful passion and lyricism, as well as a meaty grandeur ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 02:50

Works of Beethoven, Mahler will converge at Heinz Hall
Manfred Honeck, music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, says Ludwig van Beethoven's delightful sixth symphony shares some of the same Austrian roots as Gustav Mahler's sometime morbid “Des Knaben Wunderhorn.” Because of those ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 21:08

Choir pays tribute to much-loved conductor
The Westmorland Gazette
As well as the choir's own vocal soloists, and choir favourite, Colin Dean, on the organ, the Faure piece will feature violinist Pamela Redman, who will also play movements from JS Bach's Partita No 2 in D minor. Tickets are available on 01229-837680 ...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 13:06

Bryn and Zen @ Grange Park Opera, West Horsley
The curtain rose on the Sinfonia Cymru, which performed J. S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3. The playing was very fine and the acoustic saw the lines delineated in quite a peculiar, but nonetheless effective, way. It may still be the case that this ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:00

Martha Argerich's Beethoven teaser sets seal on long-awaited debut Down Under
She'll be playing Beethoven's first piano concerto (although his second was started earlier) and to mark her appearance here Deutsche Grammophon has re-released on the Eloquence label her one-off recording of these two works with Giuseppe Sinopoli ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 01:57