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Love and romance through song and poetry at Barnard Castle's Witham Hall

Miranda Wright Singers Emily Bullock, Charlotte Heslop from Tom Rowarth, Sarah Ryan, Ana Fernandez-Guerra and Jordan Carlton.


Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Durham County, England, Classical, Arts, Opera,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Auburn Reporter

ASO to perform String Serenades at Mary Olson Farm on Aug. 7

Auburn Symphony Orchestra concludes its second season of outdoor summer chamber series performances with a 7 p.m. Aug. 7 concert at historic Mary Olson Farm in Auburn.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Auburn, WA, Classical, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Opera Review - Albert Herring' is a great catch at the Strand

Virtue is not its own reward - at least, not in Benjamin Britten's "Albert Herring," where the title character receives 25 pounds for leading a chaste life.


Related Topix: Classical, Benjamin Britten, Rossini, Opera

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow: Mark Morris Dance Group Musician in the form of a dancer

The recent dances Mark Morris has brought to Jacob's Pillow reveal that he has outgrown his early reputation as the "bad boy of modern dance," and become a very good boy indeed.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Modern Dance, Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, Bach, Benjamin Britten, Entertainment

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, Beethoven, Schubert

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

The Strand will host BOC's production of Britten's 'Albert Herring' July 24-27

Next week, Dorchester will be participating in the worldwide centenary celebrations of the British composer Benjamin Britten with four free performances of one of his comic operas at the Strand Theatre, thanks to the annual visit of the crowd-and critic-pleasing Boston Opera Collaborative .


Related Topix: Classical, Benjamin Britten

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vashon Loop

Your ticket to amazement awaits

Vashon Opera's sixth season kicks off in September with Mozart's Don Giovanni, considered one of the greatest operas of all time.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Vashon, WA, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vail Daily News

Sneak a peek at Vail's summer arts scene, beginning with Art on the Rockies in Edwards taking place | VailDaily.com

Sneak a peek at Vail's summer arts scene, beginning with Art on the Rockies in Edwards taking place this weekend "Jumping For Joy," by Aileen Frick.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Edwards, CO, Classical

Ludlow Advertiser

Edge Chamber Choir set to make Ludlow debut

THE Edge Chamber Choir, described as a fusion of voices and the saxophone, is set to make its debut in Ludlow.


Related Topix: Classical, Benjamin Britten

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Financial Times

The Turn of the Screw, Opera Holland Park, London

Last year, when the world was celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth , Opera Holland Park gave the party a miss.


Related Topix: Classical, Henry James, Vocal, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bromsgrove Standard

Plenty of festival fun planned for weekend

THERE will be concerts, a craft fair, a barn dance and two helpings of Shakespeare in the third week of the new-look Bromsgrove Festival.


Related Topix: World News, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Classical

Sun Jun 29, 2014


A full program of instrumental Britten concludes the SFS centennial celebration

The focus of the final program in the Britten Centennial Celebration series of concerts by the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas , consisted entirely of Benjamin Britten's instrumental music.


Related Topix: Classical, Instrumental, Celebration, Symphony, Arts, Benjamin Britten, Opera