Wednesday Mar 5
University City Review
Notes on Music
Big news for ballet lovers! The Pennsylvania Ballet is back at the Academy of Music as part of its 50th Anniversary Season, performing John Butler's shocking and unforgettable "Carmina Burana" set to Carl Orff's dynamic score for orchestra, chorus and vocal soloists, along with the company premiere of "Stravinsky's Violin Concerto", one of George ... (more)
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Valley Concert Chorale celebrating 50th anniversary
The Valley Concert Chorale will highlight its 50th anniversary season at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30 with a performance of Carl Orff's choral masterpiece Carmina Burana at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Symphony, singers take on 'Carmina Burana'
Just about everyone knows "Carmina Burana." It's practically inescapable. If you watch TV or go to the movies, you've probably heard the famous Carl Orff cantata.
Your week: Fun things to do, see and hear Feb. 28-March 6
How did these two grand traditions not hook up until now? Never mind. Moving forward, there's a new Mummers event in town, a six-hour Mardi Gras party featuring dem golden slippers, adult beverages, food trucks and a whole lot more.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Leedy on Singing Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek musical practice has been a constant, and often almost obsessive, presence in western compositional thought and practice.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Large Iranian choir to perform Carmina Burana in Tehran
TEHRAN The Tehran Choir and the Bahman Cultural Center's Choir and a children's choir of 20 singers have teamed up to perform Carmina Burana, a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff, at Tehran's Vahdat Hall for three nights next week.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Mastersingers to perform at NFM Messiah Lutheran Church
The Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers will bring an 18-member chamber chorus that performs folk and jazz standards from some of the world's greatest composers to perform at North Fort Myers Messiah Lutheran Church Sunday, Feb. 23, at 3 p.m. The program includes madrigals, folk songs and jazz standards from composers such as Renaissance master ... (more)
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Michigan Philharmonic presents 'The Ives of March'
The 13-14 concert season has brought numerous major national awards and recognitions for the Michigan Philharmonic for innovative programming and the orchestras' award winning Conductor, Nan Washburn -and the fun continues with "The Ives of March", an eclectic concert featuring the Plymouth Oratorio Society.
Distinguished Concerts International to Present Lust and la Femme Mystique, 3/10
Distinguished Concerts International New York presents an evening of musically epic proportions, featuring Carl Orff's 1936 masterwork Carmina Burana, as conducted by revered conductor Vance George, with a beautiful selection of music for women's chorus in celebration of International Women's Day, conducted by Hilary Apfelstadt and performed by 16 ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Injured Dog Can't Catch a Ball but with Slow Motion It Doesn't Matter
Reddit user BrazilianDanny filmed his recently-injured Yorkie, named Kiwi, trying to catch a few balls thrown her way.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Two Stunning Programs at the Academy of Music
Pennsylvania Ballet presents two diverse programs at the Academy of Music next month: the return of John Butlers Carmina Burana and the Company Premiere of George Balanchines Stravinsky Violin Concerto, presented by Alger Management, March 6-15; and the family-friendly Coppelia, presented by Humana Foundation, March 8 and 16. Our March programming ... (more)
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Daily Star
'O Fortuna' echoes in Dawar al-Shams
BEIRUT: Question: Where do ads for Carlton Draught beer, Gatorade sports drink, an aftershave lotion, a video game and Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1982 film vehicle "Conan the Barbarian" converge? Answer: All have used the music of Carl Orff, specifically his composition "O Fortuna," as accompaniment.