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2 hrs ago | The Eastern Echo

Pease Turns 100

The event held at Pease Auditorium was hosted as a centennial event for the building on Friday, June 27th, 2014.


Related Topix: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Symphony

6 hrs ago |

Looking for some great new music? Fall back to Sony Music Masterworks

September 9 A new album from one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time.


Related Topix: MasterWorks, Entertainment, Television, Samba, Seu Jorge, Jazz, Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, Ledisi, Hip-Hop

9 hrs ago | Sky News

Opera Singer Domingo To Close iTunes Festival

The tenor says he is "thrilled" to be able to bring classical music to a festival normally known for its pop and rock acts.


Related Topix: Domingo, Opera, Arts, Placido Domingo, Movies

13 hrs ago | Truthdig

A Market Basket of Dignity

Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer's major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO? This is the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, It's a Wonderful Life, James Stewart, Pop/Rock, Aaron Copland, Tewksbury, MA, US News, Liberal Political News

17 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.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Sun Aug 31, 2014

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.


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

Kidderminster Shuttle

Blaze of glory ends festival season

Edinburgh lights up during the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, the traditional closing act in the city's busy festival calendar The Scottish capital's festival season has been brought to a close with a display of hundreds of thousands of fireworks lighting up Edinburgh Castle.


The Republic

Piano player's career continues locally

People used to tell Philip "Red" Wick that he wouldn't be able to retire because he didn't have a "real" job.


Related Topix: Aaron Copland, Albion, IL

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical from 8/24/2014 - 8/31/2014

Below are BWWClassical's most popular articles from 8/24/2014 - 8/31/2014.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Los Angeles Philharmonic, House, Comedy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Symphony

Tenor James Benjamin Rodgers surveys the music of Kurt Weill in a salon setting

Yesterday afternoon Merola alumnus tenor James Benjamin Rodgers returned to San Francisco to give a launch recital for his new CD, Exiled: The Evolution of Kurt Weill .


Related Topix: Kurt Weill, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Washington Times

National Symphony to host free concert at Capitol

The free concert is scheduled for Sunday evening on the West Lawn of the Capitol.


Related Topix: Aaron Copland, Copland

This is The West Country

The Coull Quartet to perform at Dillington House

A MATURE, fresh performance can be expected by classical music fans of The Coull Quartet, who are performing at Dillington House on Sunday September 28. Mozart's Quartet in C, K 465 'The Dissonance', Beethoven's Quartet in F opus 95 and Smetana's Quartet in E minor 'From my Life' are all on the programme for the musical afternoon.


Denver Post

Fall arts preview: From intimate concerts to big classical programs

Hlne Grimaud performs Sept. 17 as part of Friends of Chamber Music's Piano Series.


Related Topix: Debussy, Ravel, Janacek, Liszt, Arts, Opera, Symphony

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tarrant-area arts planner for fall 2014

Hopefully the outdoor temps will start dropping soon because it's time to wrap up in a pashmina or throw on a sport jacket and head indoors to your nearest well-air-conditioned arts venue.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Dallas, TX, Symphony, Arts, Gershwin, Texas

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.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Missing British boy with tumor found in Spain

A critically ill 5-year-old boy who was taken out of a British hospital against doctors' advice has been found in Spain, police said Saturday.


Related Topix: Jehovah's Witnesses, Religion, Jehovah's Witness

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Missing British boy with tumor found in...

The Yellow Notice issued by the international police force Interpol, Friday Aug. 29, 2014, asking for help to locate the missing five-year old boy Ashya King, who is believed to be in France.


Related Topix: Jehovah's Witnesses, Religion, Jehovah's Witness

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.


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

The Daily Star

Romance in Nazrul

The Rebel Poet died in this month of August close to thirty years ago. If you remember, an equal number of years in his life were lost to the malady that affected his health.


Related Topix: Rebel


Go classical with the Cowbridge Music Festival

Now in its fifth year, the celebratory event will run between September 10 and 20, with a packed programme of performances taking place at the town's Holy Cross Church and Cowbridge Comprehensive School.


Related Topix: The London Symphony Orchestra, Arts, Symphony