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Classical music review: Beethoven's Triple & Mahler's Fifth

Two popular works, a million-dollar trio and low-priced tickets were what completely sold this concert by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra on the eve of a public holiday, on April 17. The sense of occasion at the Esplanade Concert Hall was heightened when the music began some 40 minutes late, due to stringent security checks before the ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Adlington group to stage Jesus Christ Superstar

A CAST of more than 50 will take to the stage for a rock opera which loosely charts the final days of Jesus' life.

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Related Topix: Theater, Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Campbell River's grand celebration of music

An 11-day celebration of music in Campbell River begins Thursday April 24, as the Friends of Music open their 27th annual Music Week.

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Related Topix: Chopin, Symphony, Arts

LA Daily News

Kentwood Players turns to Kickstarter for theater renovation funds

Kentwood Players Board Secretary Susan Weisbarth, left, and President Kathy Dershimer in front of the stage of the Westchester Playhouse.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Leonard Bernstein, Bernstein

Boulder Weekly

Time signatures and space

Going boldly where few choirs ever do, Boulder's Ars Nova Singers and conductor Thomas Edward Morgan love to explore strange new worlds of vocal performance.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Tavener

BroadwayWorld.com

Alonzo King LINES Ballet to Make Houston Debut, 5/9

The San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet,will make its Houston debut Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater

Eugene Weekly

Screamo Squares

If Rob Zombie happens to remake The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he could do worse than to hire Circle Takes the Square to provide the soundtrack.

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Related Topix: Scratch, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Meryl Streep Has Learned to Rap for Into the Woods Role

Add yet another skill to the enormous list of talents possessed by the one and only Ms.

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Related Topix: James Corden, Stephen Sondheim, Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent

Gramophone

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'We have only one Bach, whose manner is entirely original and peculiar to him alone.'

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Related Topix: Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, C.P.E. Bach

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.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Buffalo, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Ambient, Tomorrowland, Symphony, Arts

Visalia Times-Delta

Jazz, classical music combine at Music at Main

It's been a long time coming but finally it's here. For all of us who love both classical and jazz, Music at the Main's next presentation draws on the best of both traditions.

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Related Topix: Bill Evans, Jazz, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Bach

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.

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

New Hampshire Public Radio -

DJ Sessions: Blurring The Lines Between Rock, Jazz And Classical

In the latest installment of DJ Sessions, pianist Christopher O'Riley joins Here & Now' s Jeremy Hobson to talk about his favorite group that's making waves in the classical community.

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Related Topix: Christopher o'riley, Here & Now, Jazz

Connecticut Post

Dallas Brass, students to share Staples

Dallas Brass, a horn quintet that has toured nationally and released six albums, will perform in a concert with Westport music students on Wednesday, April 23, in the Staples High School auditorium.

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Connecticut Post

Dallas Brass, students to share Staples stage

Dallas Brass, a horn quintet that has toured nationally and released six albums, will perform in a concert with Westport music students on Wednesday, April 23, in the Staples High School auditorium.

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Detroit Free Press

Master of the 2-string Chinese fiddle to play Palmer Woods house concert

Xiao Dong Wei, a master of the Chinese 2-string fiddle, will perform Saturday in Palmer Woods.

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Related Topix: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, MI

ThinkProgress

Louisiana Lawmakers Vote To Keep Unconstitutional Law Banning Oral Sex On The Books

Repeal of the unconstitutional law was opposed by the Louisiana Family Forum, a state affiliate of Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council.

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Related Topix: Focus on the Family, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Liberal Political News

PennLive.com

Catalyst Quartet to perform concert of classical music at Ware Center

The group consists of Karla Donehew-Perez and Jessie Montgomery on violin, Paul Laraia on viola and Karlos Rodriguez on cello.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit News

Classical quartet Il Divo takes on musical theater with Lea Salonga

Sebastien Izambard, left, Urs Buhler, David Miller and Carlos Marin are doing a program of Broadway tunes for Il Divo's latest tour.

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Related Topix: Il Divo, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Opera

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