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Interview with Mark Roos, Brooklyn-based composer and musician
It was the 19th century French novelist Victor Hugo who wrote: "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Review: Danish Quartet's radical Beethoven at Music@Menlo
Among the young string ensembles making their mark in classical music, the Danish String Quartet is the enfant terrible.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Seattle Gay News
A new perspective on recording classical music
One of the two surround-sound Blu-ray discs reviewed here has clearly abandoned all hope of achieving the 'holy grail' of sound recording, namely to re-produce in your home the sound you should hear at a good live performance.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Emerson String Quartet opens 2014's Toronto Summer Music Festival
The Toronto Summer Music Festival is a yearly event that showcases the city's breadth and width of musical styles and talents, and it began its 2014 season on July 22 with the Emerson String Quartet, which played to a near sold-out audience at Koerner Hall .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
South Whidbey Record
A joyful noise, Whidbey Island Music Festival returns
Tekla Cunningham, creator and director of the Whidbey Island Music Festival and regular concertmaster and principal player with the American Bach Soloists in California, will be performing on viola and violin at this year's event.
Photo by Pam Eubanks Although Rob Satori is known locally as the "Sinatra guy," he also impersonates musical icons such as Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet and Sammy Davis.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Records Missa Solemnis Cover 714
One of Beethoven's strangest but most magisterial pieces, the Missa Solemnis must have puzzled hearers at its initial hearing .
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces Single Tickets On Sale Now
Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth that is your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.
Spirited musical tribute to Octavius Catto
The first thing to know about composer and pianist Uri Caine is that he started young in the Philadelphia jazz scene, learning from masters like saxophonists Bootsie Barnes and the late Grover Washington Jr. Caine, now 58, went on to develop modernist classical chops and do daring reinterpretations of classical works from Wagner, Beethoven, and ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Tanglewood: Nelsons departs on note of triumph
Andris Nelsons concluded his Tanglewood stay in triumph Sunday with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, which proved symbolic because of its struggle to reach that conclusion.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
BRIEF: Disc review: Claudio Arrau, Beethoven Sonatas
To hear performance of near-astonishing sonic brilliance, all caused by a man and his fingers, nothing more.
New York Phil begins its week in Vail with a sentimental summer night
An orchestra faces an army of audible enemies playing outdoors at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, some natural, others man-made.
The Campbell Reporter
It's all about the music at Menlo
The Music@Menlo chamber music festival is hard-core. Its 12th season will present 61 tightly woven events in Atherton, a barrage of concerts drawing on an international roster of 45 virtuosi, plus multimedia lectures , informal music discussions , curated listening sessions and a free series of programs featuring top young players, many on the cusp ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Top 10 Non-Rock/Metal Songwriters [News]
So for this week's Wednesday Question, we asked you guys to step outside of the rock realm and name the greatest non-rock/metal songwriter of all time.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Is Matthew Aucoin the Next Leonard Bernstein?
Most four-year-olds going to visit their grandparents in Florida while away the flight kicking the seat in front of them.
Fighting (For) the Right to Party
This piece first appeared on John Halle's website . It is a response to the N+1 issue 19 editorial, " The Concert Hall ."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Lincoln Center Announces Final Week of Programming for 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival , 8/18-23
The 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, concludes with eight events in the final week spanning the musical timeline from Baroque to contemporary.
The San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which...
In announcing the first season of concerts curated under her artistic directorship Lisa Bielawa has made public details of the 40-voice, Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 season.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Symphony on the Prairie: Beethoven's 7th
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 's resident ensemble Time For Three was hands-down the audience favorite as violinists Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall and double bass player Ranaan Meyer, with guest percussionist Matt Scarano, cavorted through Chris Brubeck's atmospheric Travels in Time for Three .
Sonoma Valley Sun
Periodic elements of Baroque
In a concert of chamber music performed on period instruments, Eric Zivian, fortepiano, and Tanya Tomkins, cello, will play works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven on Sunday, July 27 at the Hanna Boys Center.