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Here's a recording of Beethoven's actual tuning fork
Classic FM
In amongst the many treasures in the British Library is Beethoven's laundry list, a set of his kitchen accounts… and his tuning fork. Here's a recording of what it sounds like. The British Library holds many of the country's most treasured books and ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:34

Deutsche Welle

Leipzig Bachfest opens with call for religious reconciliation
Deutsche Welle
Johann Sebastian Bach had a special preference for texts by Martin Luther. "You get the impression that he almost inhaled them and very effectively set them to music," says Michael Maul. The perhaps best-known cantata is "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 08:10

Famed Belgian conductor Herreweghe to direct Beethoven pieces in China tour
Xinhua
BEIJING, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Belgian conductor Philippe Herreweghe, known for his authentic performance approach to classical music, will lead his Orchestre des Champs-Elysees to perform in China in the coming week. [ The orchestra, in residence at the ...
Showcase of authentic instrumentsThe Straits Times

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 17:39

Diario Voces

Cine Cultural: “Genio y figura de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard”
Diario Voces
Tarapoto. “En Alemania, los “clásicos” se distinguen primero por Mozart, que es el exponente tipo de esta categoría. Mozart (1756-1791) es puro, absoluto, y es ciertamente una encarnación privilegiada, un genio que reencarna rápidamente para venir como ...

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 07:11

Patch.com

Halycon Fest Set To Open On June 22
Patch.com
The performance will feature W. A. Mozart's Piano Quartet No. 2 in Eb Major, K. 493 performed by Mark Ptashne, violin, Tim Deighton, viola, David Hardy, cello, and Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano; Johannes Brahms' Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Opus ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:03

Limerick Post

Wednesday concert at St Mary's Cathedral
Limerick Post
“He has chosen a most appealing programme of music by J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn. His concert also presents a rare opportunity to hear some Canadian organ music by Gerald Bales. David is currently studying with the world famous organist Dr Thomas ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 06:47

Otago Daily Times

Emotional roller coaster of an evening
Otago Daily Times
True to the programme notes, Suzuki's emphasis is on highlighting J. S. Bach's vigour, his intelligence and lyrical sensibilities. While an evening with J. S. Bach might otherwise have been as exciting as stirring porridge, the audience were treated to ...

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 14:47

De Montfort University (press release)

Beethoven 9 concert to mark DMU Orchestra's first birthday
De Montfort University (press release)
A mass of 60 singers from choirs across Leicestershire will join the DMU Orchestra next week for a very special performance of Beethoven's famous 9th symphony. The concert on Saturday 17 June, will celebrate DMU Orchestra's first birthday and also a ...

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 02:13

Patch.com

Halycon Fest Set To Open On June 22
Patch.com
The performance will feature W. A. Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major, 'Stadler' performed by Paul Cigan, clarinet, Anna Marie Williams and Emma Frucht, violins, Tim Deighton, viola, and Mikhail Veselov, cello; César Franck's Sonata for Violin and ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:03

The Mercury News

A towering performance about a towering composer
The Mercury News
Hershey Felder in “Hershey Felder, Beethoven,” a newly revised work by the playwright and performer. The show is running June 7 through July 9, 2017, at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. The show concludes TheatreWorks' 2016/2017 ...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 01:06

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Zehetmair leads magnificent SPCO in finale
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Thomas Zehetmair might have been born to conduct Beethoven's Seventh Symphony: His wiry dynamism is perfectly suited to its teemingly bacchanalian energies. The Seventh was the Austrian violinist-conductor's choice to drop the curtain on his seven ...

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 14:18

mySanAntonio.com

Review: Cirque de la Symphonie astonishes at Tobin
mySanAntonio.com
The musicians also crisply played Wolfgang Mozart's “The Marriage of Figaro Overture,” Mikhail Glinka's “Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture” and Johannes Brahms' Hungarian Dance, No. 6. Directing wonderfully was Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto in her ...

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 00:57

Ioana Cristina Goicea wins 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition
The Strad
Winner of the Johannes Brahms International Competition in 2013, Goicea is a graduate of the University of Music and Theatre 'Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy' in Leipzig, and is currently studying at the University of Music, Hannover with Krzysztof Wegrzyn.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 08:51

Tanglewood Sundance Performance Pro X70 TE review
MusicRadar
For a change of pace we try a snippet of J.S. Bach's Lute Suite in E Minor. The results are surprisingly good. There's clear differentiation across the strings and Bach's melodies carry with an almost delicate poise. The mid and upper ranges are ...

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 21:10
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:14

ArtsATL

Review: Organ prodigy Alcee Chriss III shines bright at the Atlanta Summer Organ Festival
ArtsATL
For Wednesday's performance at All Saints', Chriss opened with J.S. Bach's Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596. It's actually a transcription of Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in D minor, Op.3, No.11 for two violins and obbligato violoncello — one of five ...

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 14:08

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