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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer open Stanford Live

Stanford Live today announced its 2014-15 season, opening Sept. 21 at Bing Concert Hall with mandolinist Chris Thile and double bassist Edgar Meyer, each a Grammy winner, and each a MacArthur "genius" award winner.

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Related Topix: Edgar Meyer, J.S. Bach, Bach, The String Quartet, Emerson String Quartet

7 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Arts, Opera

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Vegas Philharmonic Names New Conductor

A former Nevadan who's the resident conductor at the San Francisco Symphony has been named the new conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, San Francisco Symphony, Las Vegas, NV

16 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

13 things not to miss at this year's King's Lynn Festival

This year sees the 64th King's Lynn Festival - and organisers are promising the usual eclectic mixture of top-name concerts and events, from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to an Antiques Roadshow favourite, and from jazz star Clare Teal to BBC COast presenter Nicholas Crane.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jazz, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

17 hrs ago | EDGE

(Don't) Eat, Pray, Hate: Christian Organization Plans 40 Day Fast Against Marriage

CitizenLink, the public policy partner of SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Focus on the Family announced it's partnership with the Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Focus on the Family, Virginia, Virginia Government, Fasting, Health

17 hrs ago | Worcester News

Striking Elgar mural watches over shoppers

18/04/14. Tom Nanni who works at HMV in the high street with the new Elgar mural that has been painted inside the store by the same artists behind the Banksy-like mural that appeared next to a red telephone box in Malvern earlier this year.

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17 hrs ago | Islington Gazette

Highbury-born talent who turned his back on classical path to be next Leonard Cohen

Musicians can often seem spoilt, but the journey that has brought Highbury-born singer-songwriter Tom Hickox to the release of his first album, at the age of 32, has filled him with gratitude.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

'Magical' concert comes to stage: Murfreesboro Symphony to end season on a classical note

Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra will perform the final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 285 W. Thompson Lane.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Murfreesboro, NC, Cello

22 hrs ago | India Talkies

Nagaland hosts first western classical music concert - Indiatalkies.com

Dimapur , Apr.22: Recently, the Handel's Messiah Oratorio music concert was held at the Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo under the theme of 'Oneness in Christ' with an aim to spread unity among churches in the region.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Makoto Ozone Performs with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic Tonight

Following his acclaimed New York Philharmonic debut on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic in a newly added concert tonight, April 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The all-American program will include Bernstein's Candide Overture; Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, featuring ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York Philharmonic, Bernstein, Gershwin, Symphony, Arts

New York Daily News

See it: S. Korea pop dancers strut to classical music

The Belgium B-Classic Music Festival produced the video to composer AntonA n Leopold DvorA k's 'Symphony No.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

National Public Radio

Mexican President To Head Homage To Garcia Marquez

The ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez arrived Monday at Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts to several minutes of thunderous applause from admirers paying tribute to the Colombian Nobel laureate, considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Fine Arts, Arts, Rodrigo

Romsey Advertiser

Lark Ascending tops classical poll

The music played during the tearful final moments of Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper has been named the nation's favourite piece of classical music.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Coronation Street, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Classic FM

Examiner.com

Christian Tetzlaff will follow his solo Bach recital with a Bartok concerto

I recently wrote that the two-week celebration of the music of Bach to be presented by the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall will conclude with a solo recital at which violinist Christian Tetzlaff will perform the complete set of sonatas and partitas, BWV 1001-1006.

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Related Topix: San Francisco Symphony, Symphony, Arts, San Francisco, CA

Christianity Today

James Dobson's Birthday Gift: Latest Court Victory Over Obamacare...

While the mandate's fate is largely a question of how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on one of the biggest cases of the year , lower courts continue to issue rulings on the nearly 100 related cases still working their way through 23 states.

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Related Topix: Focus on the Family, US Supreme Court, US News

IcNorthWales

Llangollen International Eisteddfod: Bryn Terfel picks North Wales schoolboy to join him on stage

Ruthin 14-year-old Dewi Wykes will play Tobias Ragg alongside the opera star in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dewi Wykes, far right, pictured with Bryn Terfel and his fellow Sweeney Todd performers Lauren Morris, 21, and Tom Hier, 20 A schoolboy has been hand-picked by opera legend Bryn Terfel to join him on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Denbighshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom, Bryn Terfel, World News, Arts, Opera, Stephen Sondheim, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Sweeney Todd, Drama Movies

Croydon Guardian

Opera singer who excelled as Carmen dies

The singer, most famous for playing the title role in Carmen 250 times, including opposite Placido Domingo in America, lived in Surbiton and still worked as a singing teacher.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Placido Domingo

Kennebec Journal

Classical music is a gift

Amy Calder says DaPonte String Quartet's performance at the Waterville Opera House reminded her of why music is so important.

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Related Topix: Maine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Preview: the Musical of Musicals (the Musical!) Comes to the...

The Musical of Musical opens on April 25 at the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Professional Harpist Maryanne Meyer Performs Classical Favorites At Marple Library, 4/29

The Friends of the Marple Public library in Broomall is pleased to announce that Ms.

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Related Topix: Broomall, PA, Arts, Opera, Symphony, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Rowan University

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