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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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 .

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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

Fri Jun 27, 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.

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

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Broadway

Alex Jennings on Scaring Children (But Not Too Much) in London's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Alex Jennings won a 2003 Olivier Award for playing Henry Higgins in the Trevor Nunn-directed revival of My Fair Lady , and the protean actor is now back at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in an altogether different sort of show.

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Related Topix: Short, London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, A Midsummer Night's Dream, George Bush, Benjamin Britten, Classical

Examiner.com

MTT and San Francisco Symphony present Britten's 'Peter Grimes'

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus bring the Britten Centennial to a close this week with a 'semi-staged' production of the composer's first full-scale - and most famous - opera, Peter Grimes .

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Opera

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