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35 min ago | The Age
The Borodin Quartet. Musica Viva. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music. Thursday, October 2 at 7pm.
4 hrs ago | Canada.com
The Arte Musica Foundation began an ambitious project on the weekend with the first concert of a complete Bach cantata cycle at Bourgie Hall. The news that approximately 200 cantatas would be performed there was hard to accept.
8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! Audra McDonald , Kathy Griffin , 'STARCATCHER', Itzak Perlman, Alvin Ailey and More Set for the Van Wezel's 2014-15 Season by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014 Once again crowned as the No.
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Out actor John Barrowman says he's proud of a kiss between himself and a male dancer at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July. The married actor said he was proud of the message the kiss sent to the Commonwealth countries which still prohibit gay relations, currently 42 out of 53. "Oh, I felt great about it, because it was a scripted thing that was in there," he told reporters at the National Lottery Awards.
17 hrs ago | Uttoxeter Advertiser
Rachel Podger with Brecon Baroque will be performing from 8pm on Sunday, September 21, to audience in the chapel of Abbotsholme School, near Uttoxeter, as part of the Abbotsholme Arts Society series of concerts. Rachel Podger is a violinist well-known as a leading interpreter of the music of the classical and baroque periods and has been named 'the finest period violinist in Britain' by critics.
Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to hear and learn music. "Music is so many things.
The original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS is set to be released on Blu-ray for the very first time later this year to coincide with the release of the hotly anticipated feature film version opening this Christmas according to a new listing and a special cover has been designed for the release. The original Broadway cast of INTO THE WOODS included 1988 Tony Award winner for Best Actress In A Musical, Joanna Gleason , in addition to Chip Zien , Bernadette Peters , Tom Aldredge , Kim Crosby , Chuck Wagner , Barbara Byrne and many more, the majority of whom returned to the show for the filming of the production.
WINDSOR Festival starts on Monday and runs for two weeks. There are a host of events taking place throughout the town including a special evening of music with the author of His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman.
The byword for Vancouver's fall season of classical music is "quality," but with an eye toward exploration. Top presenters and performing organizations are poised to meet the challenges of changing audience demographics by reaffirming emphasis on core values, which play out in a number of stellar events running until the holiday season.
Being called things like "the most exciting violinist in the world" can impose a heavy psychological mantle on a classical soloist, but Patricia Kopatchinskaja seems to wear it lightly. She performed barefoot a few weeks ago in New York, during an informal Mostly Mozart festival at Lincoln Center, displaying the kind of spontaneity and unpredictability that are her musical trademarks as well.
In my 20s I was living in London, and dating a Scotsman. A friend pulled me aside.
The interview was supposed to start, but pianist Seymour Bernstein was not quite ready. He held up his iPad to take one more picture of actor-director Ethan Hawke before he was satisfied.
Music from across the world will take centre stage in Sarratt, as the village hosts its annual festival of music. The eagerly anticipated event will feature a host of different performances from acts including the wonderful, award-winning Vertavo String Quartet, who are travelling from Norway to play.
The Cambridge Classical Concert Series, which will feature a host of award winning musicians, begins next month at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Fabien Gabel conducts and the soloist is Natasha Paremski who displays her virtuosic skills with Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.
Another stunning evening of MUSE/IQUE brought the audience to its feet multiple times at Caltech's Beckman Mall Lawn on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Gifted tap dancer Savion Glover showcased his extraordinary rhythm, skill and grace through "Mr. Bojangles" as sung by Sammy Davis, Jr. in tribute to the first breakthrough "tapper" Bill "Bojangles" Robinson , Duke Ellington's "River Suite" and believe it or not, a Vivaldi Suite.
Back in January, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony presented a two-week Beethoven and Bates Festival. Beyond the catchy alliteration, it intriguingly -- and somewhat schizophrenically -- slammed together Beethoven's 19th-century world with Mason Bates' 21st-century trip-hop world .
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:20 pm
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