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Friday, September 1, 2017 - 17:01

Forbes

Classical CD Of The Week: Wake Up To Bach Beyond "JS"
Forbes
In the alphabet-soup of Bach family member composers, there are always discoveries to be made away from the familiar and relatively familiar paths of Johann Sebastian and then, I suppose, Carl Philipp Emanuel (C.P.E.), and arguably Johann Christian ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 09:00

Mozart will be reimagined in sculptural instillation set upon Observatory Hill in Sydney
the AU review (blog)
W.A. Mozart's Clarinet Concerto will be transformed in Sala's artwork, augmenting and reimagining the canonical piece of music as if. Visitors to the artwork will step beneath a gravity-defying ensemble of custom-built drums, to experience their ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 22:44

NJSO Launches Season with Beethoven and Berlioz
Broadway World
Zhang pairs Beethoven's iconic concerto and Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus with Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, recognizing the latter composer's admiration for the former. The Opening Night Celebration Gala includes a pre-concert cocktail ...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:48

Camp Verde Bugle

'Concerto: A Beethoven Journey' debuts on screen in Sedona on Sept. 11
Camp Verde Bugle
Filmed over the course of four years award-winning director Phil Grabsky follows leading concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes's attempt to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever written: Beethoven's five piano concertos, ...

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Friday, September 1, 2017 - 14:27

Live Classics Anywhere You Turn
Omaha Reader
Dancing in, too, are parts of a J.S. Bach cello suite, arranged for viola and played by Brian Sherwood. During October, coming up river in the same spirit of joy in the same place is Saint Louis Brass. The five players offer, no surprise, a version of ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 08:24

Midland Daily News

Annual Lexington Bach Festival Sept. 14-17
Midland Daily News
"The theme of the festival is Bach, Baroque and Beyond. We're performing Baroque music by Handel and Rameau this year, as well as our traditional offerings of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, said John Thomas Dodson, music director of the festival, who ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 22:26

Boulder Symphony embarks on ambitious season of 'Destiny'
Boulder 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 ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:22

Carroll County News

Green Forest band pays tribute to Beethoven, Mozart
Carroll County News
Director Sarah Taylor said the band's show this year is titled “Decomposers” and features the music of classical composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. “The show puts kind of a spooky and creepy twist on the music of Beethoven ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 13:17

Florida Today

Food & Fun: Space Coast Happenings
Florida Today
y Johannes Brahms, among others. Admission is free with no tickets required. Arrive early for best seats. The band is winner of the John Philip Sousa Foundation Sudler Silver Scroll award for musical excellence. For more information, call 321- 258-5580 ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 07:25

KRWG

Simon Gollo and Jihye Chang to perform all-Brahms violin and piano recital
KRWG
While preparing to perform an all-Brahms faculty violin recital this weekend, NMSU professor Simon Gollo received a text from Florida-based pianist Jihye Chang. She had discovered that Johannes Brahms included a three-note motive not just in several ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 21:35

Glide Magazine

Legendary Photographer William Eggleston Announces Debut LP, 'Musik'
Glide Magazine
The music, which he refers to as “Musik”, adopting the German spelling of his hero, JS Bach, is highly emotional, whether he's improvising a Bach-like organ fanfare out of whole cloth, using a Korg patch titled “guitar feedback” to create a dirge, or ...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 18:42

University of Indianapolis announces 2017-18 performing arts season
UIndy News
The University of Indianapolis delivers a broad range of diverse cultural activities to the Indianapolis metropolitan area with the announcement of the 2017-18 performing arts season. The campus serves as a destination point for vocal and instrumental ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 12:07

Houston Press

Bach and Piazzolla
Houston Press
Such an event, Mercury's Bach and Piazzolla, features a meshing of J.S. Bach's Art of the Fugue with Astor Piazzolla's tango nuevo in a sensory orchestral experience that includes bold lighting and robust image projections. Antoine Plante, Mercury ...

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 02:26

NJSO Launches Season with Beethoven and Berlioz
Broadway World
Zhang leads the NJSO in a performance of masterworks, as Jeremy Denk, a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, makes his NJSO debut with Beethoven's "Emperor" Piano Concerto. Zhang pairs Beethoven's iconic concerto and Overture to The Creatures of ...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 20:48

Dynamic duo take on Beethoven
New Zealand Herald
Here for what Chamber Music NZ describes as a mini-festival of Beethoven's violin and piano sonatas with Michael Houstoun, Hristova first visited 10 years ago when she carried off top honours at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Then ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 17:26

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