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Monday | SF Classical Voice

Chambered Pleasures With the Berkeley Symphony

The stars were aligned in Piedmont on Sunday at the charmed recital hour of 5 p.m. So were the three charmed recitalists.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Beethoven

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra reaches divine heights with 'Elijah'

Talk about heaven. For as radiant as the Forum is, it was hard to come in from such a robust night, worth what a winter preceded it, in order to hear the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra's penultimate Masterworks Concert: a concert-length performance of Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah."


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014


New York Philharmonic Ensembles to Perform Bartok & More at Merkin Concert Hall, 5/25

The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will give its last performance of the 2013-14 season on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a concert featuring Bartk's 44 Duos for 2 Violins, Nos.


Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, The String Quartet

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Locavore Music

Thursday, April 17, at the Hult Center, the Eugene Symphony plays three 19th-century Euro-classics: Sibelius's tone poem Finlandia , Schumann's Piano Concerto and Mendelssohn's Symphony No.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Sibelius, Schumann, Music, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014


Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to present Mendelssohn 'Elijah' with midstate choir groups

The Susquehanna Chorale, the Messiah College Concert Choir and the Choral Arts Society will all join the symphony in a performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah" on April 12 and 13 at The Forum in Harrisburg.


Related Topix: Messiah College, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Portland Ovations Welcomes Handel and Haydn Society to Hannaford Hall Today

Portland Ovations brings back the Handel and Haydn Society to Hannaford Hall at USM Portland for an afternoon concert inspired by Felix Mendelssohn's own music library today, April 5th at 3 pm.


Related Topix: Classical, Handel, Haydn, Portland, ME, Felix Mendelssohn


In Performance: Akron Symphonya s Midsummer Nighta s Dream

The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal.


Related Topix: Classical, Felix Mendelssohn, Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Few who lived through the Vietnam War-era will ever forget Nick Ut's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph for the Associated Press of a 9-year-old girl, Kim PhAoc, running toward the camera -- naked, screaming in agony, her clothes burned from her tiny body by a napalm attack on her village.


Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Classical, Fairfield University

Wed Apr 02, 2014


'Schola Cantorum' Choir to Perform Classical Concert in Waynesboro

Schola Cantorum is a choir of more than 50 that performs classical pieces twice a year.


Related Topix: Classical, Felix Mendelssohn

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Community Chorus welcomes spring with Mendelssohn performance

This Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6, director Peter Boak and the Island Community Chorus will be at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Performing Arts Center with a full orchestra to present the St. Paul Oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn.


Related Topix: Classical, Felix Mendelssohn, Arts, Opera, Bach

Greenwich Citizen

Mendelssohn Choir debuts Kim's 'Child of War' in Fairfield

A world premiere of a choral work by composer Jin Hi Kim, pictured with her Korean komungo instrument, takes place Sunday, April 6, with the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut at Fairfield University.


Related Topix: Classical, Fairfield, CT, Fairfield University, Bridgeport, CT

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Salsa dancing, Shakespeare and Frankie Valli among things to do this weekend in Long Beach

Fragile Thing Cracks: Pandora Productions presents a play from their new works festival, Pandora's Box.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Classical, Cal State Long Beach, Cerritos, CA

News Times

Within the past year or so, Tim Fain's musical career has taken him to different places in time and space, from the 1840s' American South to the present-day digital world.


Related Topix: Mozart, Classical, Bach, Stamford, CT, Symphony, Arts

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Lau, Bach, Mendelssohn Featured in Three Weekends of Choral Music

"I think it's fantastic, uplifting, with a lot of harmonic changes and a beautiful a cappella section.


Related Topix: Classical, Entertainment


How an Anti-Semitic Composer Created 'Kol Nidre' and 'Moses'

Any performance, much less an American one, of Max Bruch's oratorio "Moses" from 1895 is a rarity.


Related Topix: Classical, Mount Sinai, NY

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Cape Gazette

Dover Symphony Orchestra Spring Classical Concert "Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Vivaldi"

Dover Symphony Orchestra Spring Classical Concert "Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Vivaldi" Phillip Sawyer, Classical Guitar Soloist Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3:00 p.m. Rollins Center at Dover Downs The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will launch the second half of its 2013-2014 season on Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3:00 p.m. at ... (more)


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Dover, DE

Croydon Guardian

Shows announced to mark Croydon orchestra's 25-year milestone

The London Mozart Players open their Spring Season at the Fairfield Halls this week with a celebration of their quarter of a century in the borough.


Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, Schumann, Schubert, Symphony, Arts

Fri Mar 21, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Orchestra showcases concerto competition winners

Kisa Uradomo and Elizabeth Sekona, winners of Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra's third annual Concerto Competition, will give solo violin performances with the orchestra March 30 Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows Pavilion.


Related Topix: Kamuela, HI, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Dvorak, Honokaa, HI

Thu Mar 20, 2014


Maestro Donald Runnicles Leads the Pittsburgh Symphony in BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program Tonight

One of the world's leading Wagnerians, Maestro Donald Runnicles, returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics program this weekend, March 21 and 23. Another Pittsburgh Composer of the Year is featured during the weekend's performance - the Pittsburgh Symphony will perform "Euphonic Blues" by Carnegie Mellon ... (more)


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Wagner, SD, Carnegie Mellon University, Classical, Europe, United Kingdom, World News

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Classical review: Daniel Hope exhibits powerful violin work in tribute to Joseph Joachim

You might think a recital dedicated to the legacy of 19th-century violinist Joseph Joachim would have trouble selling tickets.


Related Topix: Classical, Brahms, Schumann, Grieg