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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."


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Mozart, Classical

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Music, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts

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 .


Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical, Emerson String Quartet, Britten, Schubert

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.


Related Topix: American Bach Soloists, Classical, Bach, Soloists, Berkeley, CA, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Entertainment


Piano Man

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Mozart, Sarasota, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Opera News

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 .


Related Topix: Classical


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.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Theater


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)


Related Topix: Uri Caine, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Grover Washington, Jr., Classical, Bach

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

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.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Joshua Bell, Brahms, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hispanic Business

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.


Related Topix: Classical

Denver Post

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.


Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Colorado, Entertainment

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)


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Atherton, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Classical, Dvorak, World News, Austria, Music, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Classical, Chopin, Mozart, The Birthday Party, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Leonard Bernstein, Bernstein, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Opera


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 ."


Related Topix: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Folk, Classical, Schenectady, NY, US News, Liberal Political News

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, New York


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.


Related Topix: Classical, Schubert, Handel

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 .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Gospel, Commissioned

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, Schumann, Sonoma, CA