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30 min ago | The Northern Echo

Classical star Russell Watson starts Christmas tour at Durham Cathedral

The 47-year-old tenor will perform at Durham Cathedral on Monday, November 24, before heading to Scotland, Wales, the south and the Midlands and finishing at Manchester Monastery on Monday, December 15. The Salford-born star, who has sold more than seven million albums worldwide, said: "This will be my first Christmas tour.

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30 min ago | The Age

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The programs, they are a-changing, particularly with local chamber groups. Ensemble Liaison offers clever fusions of the predictable and the totally unexpected; ditto the Seraphim Trio, the Consort of Melbourne, the venerable Australian String Quartet.

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4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

CMC Chorale welcomes fall with - Pops' concert

The Camarata Music Company Chamber Singers will hold its "Camarata Pops" concert this month to usher in autumn with some easy listening.

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Related Topix: Handel

7 hrs ago | On An Overgrown Path

Classical music needs wider as well as younger audiences

Arguments continue to rage as to whether classical music is elitist . If the commonly accepted definition of elitist as an offensive air of superiority is applied, classical music has little to answer for.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Hall, NY, Religion, Islam

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Chronicle

Five Fall performances not to be missed at DukeStephanie Wu

Austin-based theater troupe Rude Mechanicals makes its debut in Durham with "Now Now Oh Now," an interactive performance that delves into questions of beauty, evolution, choice and chance.

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Related Topix: Theater, 9

Al Bawaba

Qatar Philharmonic with Han-ha Chang invited to prestigious concert hall in europe

The concert, to be held on Sunday 7th September, will be the first by a Gulf-based ensemble in the 120-year history of The BBC Proms, the world's largest classical music festival.

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Symphony, Arts, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Iran, World News,

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.

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Related Topix: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Symphony

Examiner.com

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.

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

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.

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

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)

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

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: 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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Aaron Copland, Albion, IL

BroadwayWorld.com

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 8/24/2014 - 8/31/2014

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

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

Examiner.com

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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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

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