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Sunday Aug 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Putting the pleasure in Poulenc

There's only one logical conclusion you could reach after Sunday's "Who's Afraid of the 20th Century" La Jolla Music Society SummerFest program at the Auditorium at TSRI: Poulenc rules.


Related Topix: Poulenc, Classical, La-Jolla, CA, Bernstein, Symphony, Arts

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Review: Academy Festival Orchestra at the Granada Theatre

The final concert of the 2014 Music Academy of the West season brought one of the world's most distinguished composers not only to the hall but also to the podium, as Thomas AdA s conducted his own composition, Polaris , alongside a trio of works by 20th-century masters Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten, and Igor Stravinsky.


Related Topix: Classical, Santa Barbara, CA

Sat Aug 09, 2014


Gerald Carpenter: Thomas Ade to Conduct Academy Festival Orchestra in All-Modern Finale

The dazzling young composer-pianist-conductor Thomas Ad will conduct the Music Academy of the West's Festival Orchestra in the closing concert of the 2014 Summer Festival, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Granada Theatre .


Related Topix: Britten, Classical, Arts, Opera, Benjamin Britten

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Moved by the intensity

New Zealand bass-baritone Paul Whelan is strolling in New York's Central Park as we talk, across land, water and time-zones.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Arts, Opera, Verdi, Symphony, Wagner

Minnesota Public Radio

Bang your head with this classical drum quiz

Posted at 10:50 AM on August 8, 2014 by Luke Taylor Filed under: Fun finds , In the media "Beethoven, Stravinsky and Bartok can serve up beats as thunderous as any double-drummer metal band," writes NPR reporter Tom Huizenga in his introduction to a challenging quiz he posted on the NPR Music website today .


Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven

National Public Radio

Drum Fill Friday: Classical Headbanging Edition

Sooner or later it had to happen - an all-classical Drum Fill Friday. This week's puzzler proves that the world of Beethoven , Stravinsky and BartA3k can serve up beats as thunderous as any double drummer metal band.


Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Thomas Adès to Conduct Academy Season Finale at Granada Theatre, 8/9

Thomas Ads, the brilliant British pianist, conductor, and composer who has been hailed as among "the most imposing figures in contemporary music" , will lead the Academy Festival Orchestra in its final concert of the 2014 Summer Festival season at Santa Barbara's historic Granada Theatre on Saturday, August 9. Featuring Stravinsky's dramatic and ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Ballet, Opera, Symphony

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Nashville Scene

Yes w/Syd Arthur at the Ryman, 7/28/14

The Spin appreciates the prog rock of the '70s - in retrospect, such bands as King Crimson, Genesis and Yes really did add new musical components to the rock vocabulary, though what prog usually lacked was a subject.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Yes, Classical

Denver Post

At Vail dance festival, companies mix and match, styles collide

The Philadelphia-based dance company BalletX is a star of the show at this year's Vail International Dance Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet, Tchaikovsky, Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Vail Daily News

With the Pennsylvania Ballet, classical meets contemporary

Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's "Stravinsky Violin Concerto."


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Pennsylvania, Classical, Dance

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Parker's project: Putting The Rite of Spring on the piano

Submitted September 19, 2011 - After twelve years of living and teaching in Houston, Texas, classical pianist Jon Kimura Parker returns to play with the VSO on Saturday.


Related Topix: Canada, Classical, Jazz

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Classical: Peter Donohoe Wigmore Hall, London 32/40

Designating a work as "Opus 1" meant something special to many 19th- and early 20th-century composers; it was a public statement, a manifesto signalling a coming-of-age musically.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Chopin