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Thursday | Hispanic Business

Review: Classical: St John Passion Cadogan Hall, London 24/40

He has already unearthed a long-lost opera by Telemann, and he's now resurrected one of and nicely timed for CPE Bach's tercentenary this year, was likely to have been the work's first airing since the late 18th century.


Related Topix: Telemann, Classical, C.P.E. Bach

Thursday Apr 17 | Hispanic Business

Megadeth's Mustaine plays fair after classical gig

It was Mustaine's first foray into the classical realm. "I love challenges like this," he said in a phone interview in March from his home.


Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Classical, Berlioz, Dvorak, Vivaldi

Thursday Apr 17 | National Public Radio

Classical Quartet Gets All Twisted

A German quartet calling themselves the Salut Salon is surging in social media right now with a bout of one-upwomanship that mixes together music, acrobatics and some good slapstick timing.


Related Topix: Classical, Vivaldi, Mozart, Kurt Weill

Thursday Apr 17 | WNYC-AM New York

A Visitor's Guide To Bach's 'St. Matthew Passion'

Johann Sebastian Bach wrote his St. Matthew Passion for a single purpose-to present the biblical passion story, in music, at Good Friday vesper services.


Related Topix: Classical, Johann Sebastian Bach, World News, Germany,

Thursday Apr 17 | Examiner.com

Conservatory students explore the charm of low strings

Student recitals at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music frequently provide intriguing opportunities to learn more about repertoire.


Related Topix: Classical

Thursday Apr 17 | Surrey Advertiser

Surrey Hills Music Festival a classical treat

With a dazzling programme of captivating music performed by some of the world's pre-eminent artists and rising stars in beautiful settings, The Surrey Hills International Music Festival continues its fifth celebratory season over the Bank Holiday weekend, from Wednesday to Sunday May 1 to 4. Grammy nominated mandolin player Avi Avital, will join ... (more)


Related Topix: Surrey County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Classical

Thursday Apr 17 | Gramophone

Latest issue

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


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

Thursday Apr 17 | All About Jazz

Joshua Redman Quartet at Musical Instrument Museum

Redman opened his second show of the evening with his original," Disco Years," the tall, slender 45-year-old leader playing mainly in the treble register, exuding energy in sound and sight via knee lifts and leg kicks.


Related Topix: Classical, Johann Sebastian Bach

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

An internet treat for pan lovers

NIU Pan Graduates who will in be concert this month from left, Josanne Francis, Christina Guerrero, Emily Lanxner, Yuki Nakano and Mike Schwebke.


Related Topix: Northern Illinois University, Classical

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.


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


LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane to Perform Bach's Goldberg Variations at Zipper Hall, 5/1

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Music Director and celebrated pianist Jeffrey Kahane performs Bach's timeless Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, one of the most important and well-known works of the variation form ever composed, in LACO's Baroque Conversations series on Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7 pm, at Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Classical, Colorado

Religion News Service

Holy Week music sets a high bar, but one church rises to the challenge

The choir and orchestra of First Presbyterian Church offering Cantata 79, J.S. Bach, during worship on Reformation Sunday in October 2013.


Related Topix: Classical, J.S. Bach, Philadelphia, PA, Curtis Institute of Music

Tue Apr 15, 2014


The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents Its Season Finale, 5/11

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble's season finale celebrates musical learning with programming that makes connections between classical and contemporary composers.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

The Winnipeg Free Press

Brilliant Canzona concert a fitting tribute to leader

Winnipeg's choral community witnessed the passing of an era as Canzona's founding artistic director/conductor Henry Engbrecht led his final concert after 25 years on the podium.


Related Topix: Classical, J.S. Bach, Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014


A Cantata for Palm Sunday

Cantata BWV 182 Himmelsknig, sei willkommen - Malin Hartelius, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor J.S. Bach's music offers both the foundation of classical music and an intimate window on the human condition.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Classical, J.S. Bach,

The New Zealand Herald

From Glass to McGlashan, a mix without borders

Auckland Chamber Orchestra always comes up with programming that takes little heed of barriers and borders.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Classical, Philip Glass

The Kaleidoscope

ArtPlay Parlor Series presents pianist Ji on May 1

Young Concert Artist Ji will perform a program of works by Bach/Busoni, Schubert, Corigliano, Beethoven and Ravel for his ArtPlay show Thursday, May 1. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "a gifted young pianist who is clearly going places," 22-year-old Ji began his career at the age of 10, when he was the youngest pianist to win the New York ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Busoni, Beethoven, Schubert, Ravel, New York Philharmonic

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Anniston Star

Artists in Action: Elaborate costumes, record cast make JOT's - Carousel' a feast for all senses

Starting this week, local entertainment holds treats both for the ear and eye, beginning Monday in the manner of Mozart with the JSU/Community Orchestra spring concert.


Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, Arts, Opera, Vivaldi, Orchestras


Pianist Joyce Yang and Springfield Symphony Thrill with Gershwin Concerto in F

After demonstrating the nimble expressive capabilities of the compact, classical-size ensemble with last month's presentation of music by Bach, Beethoven, and Prokofiev, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Kevin Rhodes unveiled the steam-rolling dramatic punch and effervescent color of the large romantic orchestra Saturday evening, ... (more)


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Gershwin, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canberra City News

Review: Bach and beyond

Charmene Yap and Andrew Crawford in Jacopo Godani's "Raw Models", part of the Sydney Dance Company's triple-bill, "Interplay".


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Dance