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2 hrs ago | WGBH

By Mozart, After Bach

On the program: Two-Part Inventions: No. 4 in D minor, No. 5 in E-flat, and No. 6 in E, BWV 775-777 - Till Fellner, piano Missa Brevis in G, BWV 236 - Cantus Clln, Konrad Junghnel Chaconne, from the Partita No.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical

5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Michael Tilson Thomas's 20th San Francisco Symphony season

One recent sun-drenched morning, music poured from the windows of a stately home with a million-dollar view of the bay.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

9 hrs ago | Civic Center

SF Symphony Fall 2014 Preview

In olden San Francisco, the 1970s to be exact, the end was near for the concept of first-run and second-run movie theaters.

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Related Topix: Arts, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Devils, Celebrities, Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Executive Suite, Barbara Stanwyck

13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

National Symphony to host free concert at Capitol

National Symphony to host free concert at Capitol WASHINGTON - The National Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day weekend concert at the Capitol.

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Related Topix: Arts, Aaron Copland, Classical

16 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

KSO takes the show indoors to NDAKSO takes the show indoors to NDAA...

A forecast for earlier rain forced the KSO to move Saturday's 7:30 p.m. Devou Park concert to Notre Dame Academy.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Electronic, Covington, KY

23 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Symphony of service Music teacher uses talents to improve community

Michele Conaboy, a music, voice and piano teacher, in her home in Scranton for Home Showcase.

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Related Topix: Arts, Scranton, PA, Marywood University, Theater

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Even the cows get to play a special role

Tonight, Nicholas McGegan is conducting the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Haydn's The Creation , and the affable Englishman is surprised when I talk of buying his albums back in the late 1970s.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts

Examiner.com

MTT and San Francisco Symphony open 2014-15 Season in style

It's billed as the most elegant party in town, and - hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony , with guest artists Yuja Wang and Bonnie Rait - the Gala Opening of the Symphony's 2014-15 season will most certainly be a very glamorous occasion.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

The Baltimore Sun

New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Arts, Classical, Boston, MA, Boston University, Manhattan School of Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

The Canton Symphony Orchestra 2014-2015 season promises variety

Mark this date on your calendar. September 2, 2014, tickets will go on sale for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's 77th season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Andre Watts, Beethoven

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Symphony to a Timelord

FANS of Doctor Who can note a date in the diary for a hugely popular Symphonic Spectacular in May next year.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Advocate

Cary Byrd named president of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER -- Cary Byrd was named the Baton Rouge Sympnony Orchestra's new president and executive direcctor on Friday, Aug. 29. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon to promote the symphony's upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Baton Rouge, LA

Berkshire Eagle

Rinaldo Del Gallo: Making Tanglewood even better

Once again for the paltry sum of $75 for Berkshire residents, I enjoyed a magical season of classical music at Tanglewood with a season lawn pass.

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Related Topix: Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

BR symphony selects new, but familiar, president

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER -- Cary Byrd was named the Baton Rouge Sympnony Orchestra's new president and executive direcctor on Friday, Aug. 29. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon to promote the symphony's upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Utah Symphony to Launch Season With Performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1, 9/12-13

The Utah Symphony returns to Abravanel Hall on Sept. 12 & 13 to launch the 2014-15 season with Music Director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in Gustav Mahler 's Symphony No.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Gustav Mahler, Beethoven

BroadwayWorld.com

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Feature Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, 9/19

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar on September 19-20, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

The Hartford Courant

Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name.

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Related Topix: Music!, Salsa, Hartford, CT, Hernandez, NM, Arts, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

November at The Houston Symphony Features African Safari, Beethoven's Fifth and More

The Houston Symphony's November calendar features an exciting lineup of concerts including a musical exploration of one of the world's most diverse and fascinating continents with Family Series concert AFRICAN SAFARIwith Music from The Lion King on November 1. Followed by a historic concert from Houston's sister city Leipzig, Germany'sLeipzig ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, Arts, Bach, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

The Daily Republic

New role for symphony conductor begins next year

Maestro David Ramadanoff will assume a new role with the Vallejo Symphony, as the symphony's first conductor emeritus as of the 2015-16 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake's Symphony Under the Stars

Sunday's Symphony Under the Stars concert will be Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor Benjamin Rous's fourth outdoor Chesapeake concert.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

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