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Bruckner: Symphony No 9 Lucerne Festival O/Abbado Deutsche Grammophon ?????

Claudio Abbado conducted his final concerts at the Lucerne festival in August last year, and this disc of Bruckner's ninth conveys some sense of just how special an occasion it was, and how those who were lucky enough to be there are unlikely ever to forget it.


Related Topix: Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston Symphony Orchestra Unveils First Tanglewood Tales Video

Ever wonder what it's like to be a young, up-and-comer in the classical music scene? The Tanglewood Music Center is shining some light on the answer with its summer video series which spotlights six fellows from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer music academy.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Music, Entertainment

Colorado Springs Independent

Stone symphony announces 'musical Ted Talk'

The cash-strapped Colorado Symphony has been performing at Red Rocks a lot this season, serving as orchestra-for-hire for DeVotchKa, Steve Vai and Amos Lee , as well as an upcoming Jerry Garcia tribute featuring Government Mule's Warren Haynes.


Related Topix: Arts, Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock

Denver Post

Denver may tear down Boettcher Concert Hall for a new amphitheater

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra rehearses on April 24 at the Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Denver.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Southern Utah News

More tickets available for Utah Symphony's Free Concert at Bryce Canyon

Utah residents will now have a better chance of experiencing a rare outdoor performance by the Utah Symphony with the release of an additional 700 tickets for an upcoming concert at Bryce Canyon National Park.


Related Topix: Utah, Arts, Bryce Canyon National Park, US National Parks, Garfield County, UT, Classical

Jerusalem Post

Figaro here, Figaro there

The Haifa Symphony closes its season with a semi-staged production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville on Sunday and Monday.


Related Topix: Rossini, Opera, Arts, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

Houston Press

Five Contemporary Acts the Houston Symphony Should Take On

This Saturday at Jones Hall , the Houston Symphony will take on the music of Led Zeppelin, as arranged by conductor Brent Havens.


Related Topix: Arts, Metal, Hard-Rock, Metallica, Deep Purple, Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Town Topics

An Evening of Piano Concertos Featured Four Artists From The Golandsky Institute

For eleven years, a musical treasure has been taking place in Princeton in the summer.


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Saratoga News

Symphony Silicon Valley's free outdoor concert series returns to San Jose State University

Photo courtesy of Symphony Silicon Valley Target Summer Pops, the region's largest free music festival, kicks off July 26 at San Jose State University.


Related Topix: Arts, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Tchaikovsky, Classical, Aaron Copland

Daily Echo

Music day for Chernobyl kids

TWO local charities collaborated to create a music-making day for 17 children from the Ukraine affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Classical, Arts

Bournemouth Echo

Meet conductor Frank Zielhorst, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's newest rising star

Frank Zielhorst from the Netherlands will officially be the 2014 Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association, a key role at the BSO.


Related Topix: Classical, Arts

Tickets Now On Sale For Chattanooga Symphony & Orchestra's 2014-15 Season

Single tickets for the 2014/15 season of the Chattanooga Symphony& Opera will go on sale this Monday at 10 a.m. Popular concerts for the upcoming season include Opening Night/Beethoven's 9thBand Fever, Tchaikovsky's 6th.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Arts, Opera, Hamilton County, TN

Daily Press & Argus

Chorale founder inspiration to generations

Marilyn Jones never had any children of her own, but the late Green Oak Township woman was a motherlike figure to hundreds of students.


Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Detroit, MI, Arts

Detroit Free Press

Violinist Joshua Bell joins DSO for return visit to Meadow Brook

Hey, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is back at the Meadow Brook Music Festival to help its former summer home celebrate its 50th anniversary! It's only for one night, so don't blink or you'll miss it.


Related Topix: Classical, Joshua Bell, Arts, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Ravel, Bruch

San Francisco Symphony 2014-15 season now on sale

Booking is now open for individual tickets for the San Francisco Symphony's 2014-15 season - which features at least two important events - the 20th year of Michael Tilson Thomas' collaboration with the Symphony, and MTT's 70th birthday in January 2015.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Opera, Theater, Gautier, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WMTV Madison

Wisconsin musicians embark on life-changing tour

"It''s so much fun. I love it alot" says Iszie Tigges-Green, a member of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra, a group that is preparing to travel to Argentina to perform.


Related Topix: Arts, Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel

Civic Center

Free SF Symphony Concert in Civic Center This Sunday

This Sunday, August 27th at 2 PM, there will be a free concert given by the San Francisco Symphony.


Related Topix: Arts, Gavin Newsom, Home Gardening, Home, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WNYC-AM New York

America's Youth Orchestra Hits The Road - This Time, Playing For U.S.

Last year, the Carnegie Hall-organized National Youth Orchestra of the USA launched amid a rush of media attention from across the country and around the world, with performances in Moscow, St. Petersburg and London.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, SUNY College at Purchase, Arts

Hispanic Business

Ford and Detroit Symphony Orchestra Bring Chamber Music to Detroit...

'Ford Motor Company has been generously helping DSO reach new audiences as far back in history as the 1930s, when they sponsored our live radio broadcasts,' said DSO President and CEO .


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Hybrid, Ford C-Max, Arts


Orchestra trumpeter killed in crash

A "hugely respected" trumpet player with the London Symphony Orchestra was one of three victims of a fatal crash on the A1 at the weekend.


Related Topix: Arts