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Encounters with Britten

Over at ArtsJournal, Terry Teachout has a posting up about his first encounter with Britten's music, which happened to have been the great Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings .

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Related Topix: Classical, Henry Purcell, Arts, Opera

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

The present reflects on the past in the latest Jarring Sounds recital program

Last night in the Chapel of the First Unitarian Universalist Church, the Tangents Contemporary Guitar recital series presented the Jarring Sounds duo of mezzo Danielle Reutter-Harrah and Adam Cockerham performing on both guitar and lute.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Classical

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Arts News

AFTER Francesco Corti signed off with the concert performance of Turandot at Edinburgh's Usher Hall at the end of last month, Scottish Opera announced the interim measure of appointing Sir Thomas Allen as music adviser while the search for a new music director continues.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Town Topics

PSO Explores Dreams and the Night In Concert at Richardson Auditorium

Musical dream sequences often occur in opera, but symphonic works conveying dreams are less common.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony, Princeton, NJ, Classical, Poetry, Berlioz

Wed Apr 02, 2014

EDGE

Imagining Auden & Britten

Playwright Alan Bennett followed up 'The History Boys' with 'The Habit of Art,' which imagines a cantankerous late-life meeting between poet W.H. Auden and composer Benjamin Britten In his play "The Habit of Art," Alan Bennett imagines a late-life meeting between poet W.H. Auden and composer Benjamin Britten in which the former collaborators fuss ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Beyond the Fringe, Comedy Movies, Alan Bennett, Gay/Lesbian

Town Topics

PSO Explores Dreams and the Night In Concert at Richardson Auditorium

Musical dream sequences often occur in opera, but symphonic works conveying dreams are less common.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony, Princeton, NJ, Classical, Poetry, Berlioz

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Opera News

BRITTEN: The Turn of the Screw

Inside the front cover of the score for Britten's Turn of the Screw are listed the nineteen members of the original cast.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Opera

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Nuvo.net

Indianapolis Opera cancels season closer

Indianapolis Opera announced late Tuesday that it had cancelled the final production of its 2013/14 season, Britten's Albert Herring , saying it hoped to avoid "risking further financial strain."

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Classical, Arts, Ballet, Symphony

Wed Mar 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn to Return to Chamber Orchestra for SCHUMANN | HAYDN, 4/6-7

An always anticipated occasion for audience and orchestra alike, Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn returns to the Chamber Orchestra podium for a play/conduct program that will undoubtedly brim with the passion, panache and vivacity his concerts unfailingly deliver.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schumann, Haydn, Symphony, Arts

Opera News

Strained Finances Force Indianapolis Opera to Cancel Final Show of 2013-14 Season

Indianapolis Opera has cancelled the final show of its 2013-14 season, Britten's Albert Herring , owing to mounting strains on the company's finances.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Butler University

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Northern Sinfonia orchestra to perform at Sunderland's Red House Academy

A SCHOOL will add another musical string to its bow when one of the country's leading orchestras pays a visit.

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Related Topix: Classical, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Mozart, Strauss, Handel

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