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2 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
Midcoast Community Band will present a fall concert Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. at the Thomaston Baptist Church, 200 Main St./Route 1. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated to help the band purchase a portable sound system for use at its outdoor concerts.
6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Ann Hampton Callaway has undeservedly flown under the radar as a jazz singer. Perhaps that's because of her successful career as a cabaret chanteuse and songwriter whose more than 250 songs include the theme for the TV sitcom "The Nanny" and tunes for Barbra Streisand's recent albums.
10 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder
Emma Thompson has told how she hopes to "manage the fear" and avoid nausea when she returns to the London stage in a musical production of Sweeney Todd. The Oscar-winning actress will star in the show at English National Opera's London Coliseum, alongside Welsh opera singer Bryn Terfel.
11 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com
A nonprofit art center at the storied United Palace Theater is launching a new performance series that aims to bring some classical music to the community with some local flair, including a hip-hop take on a classic holiday tale. UPCA's goal is to spark an interest in classical music by giving locals who may not have had the opportunity in the past a chance to experience live performances.
16 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Allen Won, a Mountainside, resident and renowned saxophonist, will perform classical works with piano accompaniment to benefit the Mountainside Public Library. The concert will be held at The Community Presbyterian Church of Mountainside on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The program will include works by JS Bach, Rachmaninov, and Schumann, as well as pieces created especially for saxophone and piano.
Police told News 4 surveillance video captured a man who set fire to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in north St. Louis Saturday. Authorities said the man set fire to the church, which is located in the 2400 block of Grand Avenue, around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.
It's so easy to spoil Mozart's music - a few sloppy notes and the sparkle disappears. But porcelain perfection isn't enough.
The great German tenor has long since conquered the worlds of grand opera and classical recital. Now he turns his talents with equal success to lighter fare, on an album of German operetta and film songs from 1925-35.
Barbra Streisand's "Partners" isn't just about star-powered duets, but partnerships of love and family. It's a love album for the ages, as fit for your anniversary as your parents' or your child's wedding.
The 2014-2015 season at St Mary's Church in the town centre resumes on Wednesday with a treat for classical music fans. "I think this is one of the most enterprising lunchtime concert series on the south coast and this season is very special because we are offering a very rare opportunity to hear the complete piano sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Silent Night , set against the backdrop of World War I, will be one of the three main stage operas presented this October as part of the sixty-third Wexford Festival Opera. The opera won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2012 for American composer Kevin Puts.
The Borodin Quartet. Musica Viva. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music. Thursday, October 2 at 7pm.
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.
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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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:05 pm
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