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4 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Wharton warms the heart as orchestra's principal cellist | ASO in concert

His latest task is stringing together German composer Max Bruch's Kol Nidrei, a powerful, melodic prayer - and the featured 10-minute solo in the Auburn Symphony Orchestra's April 26-27 concerts at the Auburn Performing Arts Center.


Related Topix: Arts, Moscow, ID, Opera, Entertainment

8 hrs ago |

Echo: Youth orchestra hits high notes

The group played a concert at Westcliff High School for Boys, including classical favourites such as Schubert's Unfinished Symphony.


Related Topix: Arts

12 hrs ago |

Canton Youth Symphony Presents Rimsky-Korsakov's SCHEHERAZADE as Season Finale, 4/27

"Senior-itis" might be used to describe high school students sloughing off their final year, but for Canton Youth Symphony seniors, "easy" isn't in their vocabulary.


Related Topix: Arts, Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | Reuters

Manuscript of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 set for London sale

An autograph manuscript score of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 that had been presumed lost for half a century will be sold at auction in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Arts

14 hrs ago |

San Antonio Symphony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary with Joshua Bell, 6/14

One of the city's most venerable cultural institutions, the San Antonio Symphony, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a classical concert and post-concert celebration on Saturday, June 14. The concert will feature international violin sensation Joshua Bell at the Majestic Theatre, beginning at 8 p.m. From the stunningly powerful violin ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Joshua Bell, Sibelius, Strauss

15 hrs ago |

Middle Georgia Weekend: 'Wizard Of Oz' On The Park, Tribute To Duke Ellington

The classic movie "The Wizard of Oz" screens Friday for free on Macon's Tattnall Square Park.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz, Arts, Perry, GA, Macon, GA, Mercer University

20 hrs ago |

Houston Symphony to Perform the National Anthem Live Stream for the...

Via live streaming video, the Houston Symphony will be a virtual participant in the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon and Business Expo on Thursday, April 17. The orchestra, under the direction of incoming Music Director Andrs Orozco-Estrada, will pause during their morning rehearsal to perform The Star Spangled Banner for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Voice

Making Arrangements

If there is one thing that you can count on, it's that the Buffalo Chamber Players will find a new way to do things just a little differently, as in their next concert on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30pm at the Buffalo Seminary on Bidwell Parkway, which will consist entirely of transcriptions and arrangements.


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Buffalo, NY

KC101.3 FM Connecticut

Hans Zimmer composes Tomorrowland hymn

It may just be starting to feel like spring, but summer is right around the corner - and so is Tomorrowland.


Related Topix: Ambient, Tomorrowland, Classical, Arts

North Jersey Media Group

Seeing Gold: Ridgewood's 60-member Pro Arte Chorale celebrates turning the big 50

Ridgewood-based Pro Arte Chorale is turning 50 this year with no wrinkles and a forever-young outlook.


Related Topix: Classical, The London Symphony Orchestra, Arts, New York Philharmonic, Opera

San Diego CityBEAT

San Diego Symphony: A Trolley Show

Singing in English as well as a number of South African languages, the two-time Grammy Award-winning choir fuses traditional African gospel music-complete with occasional clicks and bird songs-with Western songs of celebration.


Related Topix: Arts


Pretty Lights At Red Rocks With Live Band & Symphony Members

Colorado's own Pretty Lights has announced a two-night stand at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO on August 8 and 9. Pretty Lights will be joined by The Analog Future Band as well as 13 members of the Colorado Symphony and other "special guests."


Related Topix: Arts, Morrison, CO

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Stanley E. Romanstein, Ph.D., Music Director Robert Spano, and Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles today announced the ASO's 2014-15 season - the Orchestra's 70th season and Mr. Spano's and Mr. Runnicles's 14th as artistic partners.


Related Topix: Arts, Atlanta, GA

Star Tribune

Violinist Joshua Bell and Osmo Vanska find heart of Lalo symphony

REVIEW: Appearing with Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra, Joshua Bell proved dazzling in a violin showpiece by Édouard Lalo.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment


These Game-Changing Ringtones Bring The Symphony To The Streets

Thanks to an innovative new initiative from the Chicago-based contemporary classical ensemble Spektral Quartet , cell phone users will no longer be limited to a selection of dreary, muzak-esque sound bites or blaring, regrettable Top 40 clips when it comes to choosing their ringtones.


Related Topix: Arts, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Classical

St. Petersburg Times

Florida Orchestra to geek out with rePlay: A Symphony of Heroes video game show

Back in the 1980s, the notion of an orchestra playing music from video games would have been laughable.


Related Topix: Empty Clip Studios, Arts, Video Games, Symphony, University of South Florida, Classical, Luciano Pavarotti, Theater, St. Petersburg, FL

The Winnipeg Free Press

WSO sponsors who took part in the Adopt-A-Musician program are congratulated onstage Saturday night.

Long & McQuade Musical Instruments, where countless aspiring lead guitarists bought their first axe, is one of hundreds of sponsors of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's Adopt-a-Musician program.


Related Topix: Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Megadeatha s Dave Mustaine plans orchestra shows

NEW MUSIC: Megadeath frontman Dave Mustaine is planning to perform more classical music in the future after hailing his one-off turn with the San Diego Symphony orchestra a success.


Related Topix: Dave Mustaine, Metal, Classical, Arts, Oldies, The Four Seasons

Utah Symphony Announces Mighty 5 Open-Air Concert Tour, 8/11-17

The Utah Symphony led by Music Director Thierry Fischer will tour Utah's red rock country, home to the state's five iconic national parks, in August 2014 with free outdoor performances surrounded by the landscape of Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble's Season Finale to Feature Bach, Ticheli and More, 5/11

PSYWE's season finale celebrates musical learning with programming that makes connections between classical and contemporary composers.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Bach, Costa Mesa, CA, Mesa, CA