Music news

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 16:46

Austin360 arts list, Sept. 1-7
J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.” La Follia begins its all-Bach concert season with a performance of Brandenburg Concertos 3, 5, and 6, as well as the “Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor.” 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m Sunday. $10-$30. Redeemer Presbyterian ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:08

András Schiff interview: 'Music should be an integral part of our lives'
His latest undertaking at the Proms will see Schiff tackle JS Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier – a collection of 48 preludes and fugues, encompassing a wide range of styles. Schiff will play it on the piano rather than the traditional clavichord and ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 09:40

The Columbus Dispatch

Chamber music presented in informal setting at annual festival
The Columbus Dispatch
Intrigued, Lee attended the festival's “Beer and Beethoven” concert at Hot Chicken Takeover in the North Market. “I love Hot Chicken Takeover, and it's at the North Market, so it's not far away,” Lee said. “The fact that it was in a place that I was ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 05:53

Pacific Symphony's 39th season launches with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and operatic superstar, Greer Grimsley
Orange County Breeze
Featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, “Don Juan” by Strauss, and selections from Wagner's “Die Walküre,” from the composer's “Ring” cycle, performed by the orchestra for the first time since 1988. The concert is conducted by Music Director Carl St ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 16:43

World Masterwork Benefit Concert at Diana Wortham
This performance is tabbed The 3 B's: 3 Pianos, 3 Pianists, 3 Composers. The composers are famed Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Four of their compositions will be performed.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:23

John Frayne: Spotlight will be on guitarists this fall
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Johannes Brahms' 1875 Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67, which will end the program, is a cheerful work. Brahms called it "a useful trifle avoid facing the serious countenance of a symphony." Since this quartet debuted 10 days before the ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 08:00

Livermore Independent

Public Invited to Annual Piano Recital
Livermore Independent
Liu's program of treasures of the classical and contemporary repertoire for the September 9 recital includes a Prelude and Fugue from J. S. Bach's iconic Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; two Rachmaninoff preludes from Opus 32; the Rachmaninoff Sonata No.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 03:18

Redlands Symphony's 68th season opens Oct. 14
Highland Community News (subscription)
22, 2017, the Redlands Symphony presents "The Joy of Mozart," conducted by Wilson with an appearance by the orchestra's principal bassoon player, Carolyn Beck. The program includes W.A. Mozart's "Symphony No. 24 in B-flat major, K. 182," followed by ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 14:38


Renowned Violinist Itzhak Perlman Turns 71 on Thursday
Since appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1958 when he was 13, Perlman has become the world's best-known violinist. Like Yehudi Menuhin or Jascha Heifetz earlier in the 20th century, Perlman's name became synonymous with excellence on the violin.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:18

Hamilton College News

Performing Arts Presents 2017-18 Season
Hamilton College News
The program includes George Lewis's String Quartet No.1.5, Ruth Crawford Seeger's String Quartet, and Johannes Brahms's Quartet No.1 in C minor, op.51. All concerts will take place in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts at ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 06:36

Rehearsals to start Sept. 11 for Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Tentatively under review for this concert are such favorites as Cole Porter's “Night and Day,” John Green's “Body and Soul,” Percy Faith's “Never on Sunday” and J.S. Bach's “Prelude from Cantata No. 156.” This year, the Sinfonietta will introduce ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 00:09

The Edwardsville Intelligencer

SIUE's 2017-18 Arts & Issue lineup announced
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
Pine has appeared as a soloist with many of world's most prestigious ensembles and holds prizes from several of the world's leading competitions, including a gold medal at the J.S. Bach International Violin Competition in Leipzig, Germany. In a review ...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:48

The Commercial Appeal

William Eggleston, famed Memphis photographer, to release his debut album
The Commercial Appeal
“I just told him it was music, hence the title, in German after his hero, JS Bach. Some of it wouldn't be out of place in the Ambient world, certain European synth groups like Cluster pop to mind. (Brian) Eno. Even jazz, in a kind of (Keith) Jarrett ...

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:07

Farmington Voice

Farmington Musicale season opens Sept. 6
Farmington Voice
Held at the Farmington Community Library Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills, the concert will include performances of Claude Debussy's “Clair De Lune” by pianist Susan Nuckolls; rhythmic pieces of J.S. Bach by pianist Joan Haggard; ...

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 05:57

The Boston Globe

10 fingers, Beethoven's Ninth: 1 giant challenge for this pianist
The Boston Globe
Last Sunday, the Boston Symphony Orchestra closed its 2017 Tanglewood season with its traditional performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, as themes of joy and brotherhood resounded through the Berkshires. On Sept. 9, the Ninth will reappear at a ...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 22:04