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Sunday Apr 13 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentSymphony takes risk, wins with rocker Mustaine

At Saturday's performance of Dvorak's New World Symphony by the San Diego Symphony, the largo was the best I have heard.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Dvorak, Metal, Megadeth, Berlioz

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Alternative Press

A Symphony for Josh: Baroque Orchestra Conductor Debuts Composition April 27

Dr. Robert W. Butts, founder, conductor, and Artistic Director of The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, has had many momentous experiences in his long and creative life, however, he had never written a symphony.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Conductor, Summit, NJ, Montclair, NJ, Morristown, NJ

Civic Center

Show Me The Way to the Next Pretty Opera

Opera ParallA le presented a preview on Wednesday evening of their upcoming avant-garde chamber opera production, a mashup of Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel and Francois Poulenc's 1947 Les Mamelles des TirAŠsias.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Kurt Weill, Poulenc, World News, Germany, The Doors, Pop/Rock

The Citizens' Voice

Philharmonic moving most shows from Scranton Cultural Center

The Citizens' Voice file Conductor Lawrence Loh leads the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic during a performance at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre in 2010.


Related Topix: Classical, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Theater, Arts, Scranton, PA, Ballet

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Vienna Philharmonic wins Birgit Nilsson Prize

It is the first time an orchestra has been chosen since the prize was launched in 2009.


Related Topix: Birgit Nilsson, Opera, Classical, Vienna Philharmonic, Arts, Placido Domingo

Mon Apr 07, 2014


UTC Musical Performances For April 13-17

Sunday, April 13, 3-5 p.m. Graduate Conductor Recital and Cadek Community Orchestra Spring Concert Min Jeong Won, Graduate Student Conductor Jooyong Ahn, Director Free Admission The UTC Music Department will present the Cadek Community Orchestra, conducted by Min Jeong Won and directed by Jooyong Ahn.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Schubert, Chattanooga, TN


Ted Hearne Named Third Annual 'New Voices' Composer

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas , Boosey & Hawkes, the New World Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony today announced composer Ted Hearne as the third annual New Voices composer.


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

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Morning Call

Allentown Symphony season to include circus performers, a TV singer and classical heavyweights

The Allentown Symphony Orchestra 's 2014-15 season promises to be a colorful one.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Allentown, PA, Classical

Thu Apr 03, 2014


New York Pops Presents Lights, Camera, Action: a Night in Hollywood Tonight

's Essential Voices USA, to travel through Hollywood history with the music that has transformed film's most iconic scenes into unforgettable moments of passion, fear, love, and hope for generations.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Classical, Conductor, Symphony, Arts


Sharif Atkins to Star in NBT and CTH's DUTCHMAN, 4/30-5/23

Actor Sharif Atkins will star as Clay in the co-production of "Dutchman" by LeRoi Jones by Dr. Barbara Ann Teer 's National Black Theatre and The Classical Theatre of Harlem .


Related Topix: Sharif Atkins, Theater, Arts, Classical, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Wed Apr 02, 2014


He's Eager! Conductor to run six marathons in six days to raise funds for musicians of the future

Welsh Sinfonia's artistic director Mark Eager will set out on his venture from Cardiff's St David's Hall It's late afternoon on a Friday and outside the storms are raging but Mark Eager has just returned from an hour-long run - and he's planning to head off again after a little rest.


Related Topix: Classical, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Apr 01, 2014


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Promotes Fawzi Haimor to Resident Conductor

Fawzi Haimor, assistant conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 2012, has been promoted to resident conductor, effective immediately, a title he will share with Lawrence Loh, resident conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony since 2007.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Las Vegas Philharmonic to Feature Conductor Alondra de la Parra and...

The sounds of Mexico, Spain and Arabian Nights will be conjured up by the Las Vegas Philharmonic with guest conductor Alondra de la Parra and guest soloist Pablo Villegas at the orchestra's final Masterworks Series concert for the 2013-14 season called "Love Around the World" on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. at The Smith Center.


Related Topix: Classical, Conductor, World News, Mexico, Arts, Opera,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Classical review: Pianist sends exotic birds soaring

Feathered creatures of all musical persuasions seemed to flutter around the Town Hall on Thursday night during Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Exotic Birds , a rather clever programme, built around pianist Joanna MacGregor.


Related Topix: Classical, Berlioz

Wed Mar 26, 2014


Atlantic Classical Orchestra celebrating 25 years

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - The Atlantic Classical Orchestra announced details of its spectacular 25th anniversary season, taking place Jan. 13 - April 10, 2015, in the beautiful coastal cities of Vero Beach, Stuart, and Palm Beach Gardens.


Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Classical

Sun Mar 23, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 3/23/2014

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Related Topix: Classical, Il Divo, Arts, Opera

Fri Mar 21, 2014


The Pacific Symphony Presents Cirque de la Symphonie, 5/1-3

Music soars to stunning new heights along with aerial fliers and acrobats, when they perform their death- and gravity-defying Cirque feats to popular classical masterpieces-all live, on stage and dramatically backed by a full orchestra for Pacific Symphony Pops.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, John Williams, Leonard Bernstein, Bernstein


Haifa Symphony Orchestra Presents Arie Vardi in Mozart and Schubert Program, March 30

This season, the Grand Classic Series, comprises classical and vocal concerts as well as operas.


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Symphony, Schubert