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13 min ago | All About Jazz

Read "Ludwig van Beethoven - Recordings during War Time conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler"

German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtwangler remains a difficult enigma in music.


Related Topix: Classical

Fri Apr 18, 2014


K-Pop Group Twerks to Save Classical Music

Classical music's image problem is nothing new, but Belgium's B-Classic music festival has hit upon a remarkable way of fixing it.


Related Topix: Classical, Krzysztof Penderecki

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Iris String Quartet to Play Metropolitan Playhouse, 5/6

Metropolitan Playhouse will present the "lovely and satisfying" Iris String Quartet in a concert of masterworks by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Kosch.


Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical, Prokofiev

The Day

Domenico NORDIO: "It's not the violin that makes music, but the musician"

The Day talked to the famous maestro, the image of the Friends of Stradivari Project, organized by the Antonio Stradivari Foundation in Cremona The evening in the series "Violin Music" was held with the assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Italy in Ukraine and Italian Culture Institute in Ukraine .


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Theater, The London Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra

Tue Apr 15, 2014


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season - EMPEROR ...

The Ann Arbor Symphony announces an exhilarating year of classic concertos, symphonies, expressive aria, and contemporary works.


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

Music and Vision Daily

Ensemble. Closely Argued

But it was with one of Beethoven 's string trios - Op 9 No 3 in C minor - that they started.


Related Topix: Classical

San Francisco Chronicle

Live music radiates from Tenderloin hotel

Rebecca Roudman and Noel Benkman perform works by Beethoven and Debussy during a concert at the Cadillac Hotel in the Tenderloin.


Related Topix: Classical, Debussy, San Francisco, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Chambered Pleasures With the Berkeley Symphony

The stars were aligned in Piedmont on Sunday at the charmed recital hour of 5 p.m. So were the three charmed recitalists.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Mendelssohn


Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Returning Home to Lobero Theatre

The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra , a critically-acclaimed chamber orchestra that has performed well-known classical repertoire and hosted world-class soloists since 1978, will return to its home in the Lobero Theatre after the theater underwent almost a year of renovations.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Symphony, Classical, Mozart


Capa and Shadowbox Live to Present Original Rock Ballet the Masque, 5/15

Presented by CAPA and Shadowbox Live, The Masque is a full-length, original rock ballet that weaves dance and music together to bring to life seven works from Edgar Allan Poe inside the over-arching storyline of his short story "The Masque of the Red Death."


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Classical, Schoenberg

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Salisbury Singers wrap up 40th year with Beethoven

In 1817, Beethoven began composing the Missa Solemnis, which was to be performed at the installation, as archbishop, of his friend, patron and pupil, Archduke Rudolph of Austria.


Related Topix: Classical, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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, Bach, Busoni, Schubert, Ravel, New York Philharmonic

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Finley Woolston keeps a song in his heart while teaching the art of music to others

A classical music announcer and trained vocalist, Woolston said music has the power to make people laugh, cry and empathize.


Related Topix: Classical, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Jacksonville, NC, University of North Carolina Wilmington


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, Bach, Prokofiev, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Philharmonic's 2014-15 season expands performances and contemporary works

Bolero & Barnatan. Sept. 20, Singletary Center for the Arts. George Gershwin, Cuban Overture; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Carl Orff, Transylvania University, Berea College

The Daily Page

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra ends its 2013-14 season with a display of ...

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra concluded its 2013-14 season with some novel combinations at Overture Hall's Capitol Theater on Friday.


Related Topix: Classical


Chamber Trio David Finckel, Wu Han, and Phil Setzer To Perform at Meany Hall, 5/21

Violinist Philip Setzer joins David Finck el and Wu Han, co-artistic directors of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, to form a dynamic chamber music trio.


Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical, Emerson String Quartet, Washington, University of Washington

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Times

Paul Lewis to play Beethoven with SSO April 17-19

The celebrated British pianist, who performs with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra Thursday-Saturday at Benaroya Hall, has a penchant for playing entire cycles and categories of a composer's work.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Seattle Symphony

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Leonidas Kavakos to Conduct, Perform with ASO, 5/15-17

Acclaimed violinist Leonidas Kavakos will take both center stage and the podium to lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring Bach's Violin Concerto No.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Old Bones and the End of Time

William Christie, who has championed French Baroque music throughout his career, gives two concerts with Juilliard historical performance students this week.


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Opera, Opinion