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Burghofspiele: Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Prag überzeugt mit Geigerin Mayumi ...
Lampertheimer Zeitung
Der Komponist hatte es in einer besonders glücklichen Phase seines Lebens geschrieben, die mithin von der künstlerischen Resonanz beflügelt war, die er im jungen Johannes Brahms erlebte, die jedoch jäh mit seiner Einweisung in die Nervenheilanstalt ...

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Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 21:12

The Hindu

Literature in Beethoven's land
The Hindu
The college I study in, the American College and SCILET (Study Center for Indian Literature in English and Translation), in Madurai, offered me an opportunity to study a semester under the scholarship of Hildesheim University, Germany, and to ...

Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 06:44
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Beethoven's 9th to open Heartland Festival Orchestra's season
Peoria Journal Star
WASHINGTON — The Heartland Festival Orchestra is opening its 2017-18 season Sept. 9 with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The concert will be conducted by artistic director David Commanday and begins at 7:30 p.m. at Five Points Washington, ...

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:06
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Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville's Pan Harmonia chamber group announces season
Asheville Citizen-Times
"The Gallant Guitar" will take listeners on a sonic journey, as the dynamicity of the guitar brings to life the vast ranges of J.S. Bach, Manuel de Falla and Astor Piazzolla. These composers' diverse styles awaken through the complex nature of the ...

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 22:20
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The Guardian

Laugh a minute: six short plays by Michael Frayn
The Guardian
Composer Johannes Brahms cabled: “He was the daddy of us all.” Smith's choral evensongs were famous for their spectacle. In the course of the service he would appear out of a cloud of incense in a series of eye-popping mauve, crimson and gold copes ...

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 07:02

Eye On Annapolis

LSO's Opening Night to feature Beethoven and Hors d'Oeuvres
Eye On Annapolis
To celebrate the opening of its new season, the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will offer a celebration party with the concert to be held at the Key Auditorium on the St. Johns Campus in Annapolis on September 16. The party with food, wine and a ...

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Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 13:33

Boulder Symphony embarks on ambitious season of 'Destiny'
The Daily Camera
The central work is the fourth and last symphony of Johannes Brahms, who, according to Hughes, "resisted the more novel and radical ideas of his time as embodied in Liszt and Wagner, but embraced his own considerable innovations." Brahms took the ...

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Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 20:45

Throwback, PPO style
Manila Bulletin
15 with pianist Yury Shadrin as soloist. He is a Russian-born musician and is widely known through South America, Asia and the United States as a formidable young talent. On Oct. 13, Cellist Ray Wang will take centerstage doing W.A Mozart's Symphony No.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 12:15

The Star Democrat

Parrott to perform Sept. 17 at Easton church
The Star Democrat
Parrott will perform on the church's Moller pipe organ. The program will include works by J.S. Bach, F. Couperin, Lefebure-Wely and Widor. The concert is free and the public is invited. A free-will offering will be received and a reception will follow ...

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Top 10 - September & October
Winston-Salem Journal
29-Oct. 1: Music@Home will present the second annual Salem Bach Festival, a celebration of J.S. Bach and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Concerts will include a fusion of jazz and classical music in a program influenced by Bach and the modern ...

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 18:47
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Los Angeles Times

Beethoven speaks, boldly, with help from a French pianist in his Hollywood Bowl debut
Los Angeles Times
No matter how innovative or conformist the Hollywood Bowl season, no matter how hot and heavy (as it was Thursday, with seats damp from an unexpected thunderstorm) or chilly the evening, there will be Beethoven. And so there was Thursday. Beethoven ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 21:10