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  1. On Stage: Jeffrey Gaines hit The FlashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | UnionvilleTimes.com

    ... In the upcoming concert, the spotlight will be on Mozart's "Quartet in D Minor" with music samples from Haydn and Beethoven. "We take Mozart's quartet and frame it with the music of other composers who lived in his time," said Stomberg. "We use ...

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  2. Stage spotlights: '2 Pianos,' Continental's 'Nutcracker,' Choreographer's EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... and the realization that their goals might never be met. A play and a concert in one, it features music by Bach, Beethoven and Jerry Lee Lewis, all of which these dually talented actors can really play. The show is in previews this weekend and opens ...

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  3. Loving Beethoven: Manitoba Opera lets freedom ring in new productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Mabnitoba Opera's production of Fidelio frames Beethoven's timeless theme of universal justice in a modern setting. season coincides with the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, giving a fine reason for our local company to mount Beethoven's only opera for the first time in its history.

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  4. Bluegrass Mass broadcasts on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... the Mass. Starting with the somber Gregorian chant in the 7th century, though brilliant compositions from Bach to Beethoven, Mozart to Liszt, and on into the contemporary music world, this familiar format involves writing music for the primary ...

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  5. Final 'Sip and Savor with Serafins' Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UnionvilleTimes.com

    The Kennett Flash will present the final concert of the "Sip and Savor with the Serafins" Wednesday evening series on December 3 at 7:30 p.m. The highly acclaimed Serafin String Quartet will perform "Viennese Classical Roots," a one-hour themed collage featuring Mozart Quartet in d minor with samples from Haydn and Beethoven.

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  6. The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13Read the original story

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for the Arts. James Erb organized the all-volunteer Richmond Symphony Chorus in 1971 for a December performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, under guest conductor Robert Shaw. For 36 years, Erb continued to direct and build the Chorus to reflect ...

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  7. Acomplished musician Alastair Moseley to perform for home-town concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Bromsgrove Standard

    The event, at 7.30pm next Saturday at Artrix, will feature Mozart's Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and 'Mozartiana' by Tchaikovsky, along with 'Sleepy Lagoon' by Eric Coates. He will also play Beethoven's third Piano Concerto - his first performance of this concerto with The Redditch Orchestra since 1984.

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  8. Composer accused of faking deafness contests damages suit after tour canceledRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Japan Times

    A Japanese composer accused of faking deafness is contesting a damages suit filed in connection with the cancelation of his nationwide tour following revelations his works had been penned by a ghostwriter. In the first hearing of the case at the Osaka District Court on Tuesday, lawyers for Mamoru Samuragochi, who was once touted as a modern-day Beethoven, expressed his intention to fight the lawsuit filed by Osaka-based Samon Promotion, which seeks 61 million in damages.

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  9. Noontime Concertsa presents familiar Beethoven with an innovative twistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Examiner.com

    The performers at this afternoon's Noontime Concerts TM recital were the piano trio of violinist Michelle Maruyama, cellist Robert Howard, and pianist Miles Graber. The program consisted of a single composition, Ludwig van Beethoven's Opus 97 trio in B-flat major.

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  10. Fake Japanese "Beethoven'' faces damage lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Standard

    The fraudulent composer once dubbed "Japan's Beethoven'' is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of his tour after it emerged he lied about his work and relied on a ghostwriter, reports said Tuesday. Mamoru Samuragochi faces a damage suit brought by concert organizer Samon Promotion, which is seeking 61 million yen from him because it had to cancel his tour after he admitted in February that he used a ghostwriter for his major works, TV Asahi said.

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  11. Frankly Music series celebrates Richard Strauss, MozartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... written in Germany in the last months of World War II and containing a direct quote from the funeral march of Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony, closed the program. Strauss marked the Beethoven quote "In Memoriam" but never specified to whom or what he ...

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  12. JSO conducts itself in noteworthy mannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Iol.co.za

    ... The JSO invited the Wits Trio (Hofmeyr, Nay and their 'cellist Maciej Lacny) to perform the first movement from Beethoven's Concerto for Violin, 'Cello and Piano. Their spirited rendition was proof that the JSO is the breeding ground of champions. ...

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  13. Fake Japanese 'Beethoven' faces damage lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Yahoo!

    The fraudulent composer once dubbed "Japan's Beethoven" is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of his tour after it emerged he lied about his work and relied on a ghostwriter, reports said Tuesday. Mamoru Samuragochi faces a damage suit brought by concert organiser Samon Promotion, which is seeking 61 million yen from him because it had to cancel his tour after he admitted in February that he used a ghostwriter for his major works, TV Asahi said.

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  14. Review: Ashu brings the sax's soulful voice to splendid PSO concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Morning Call

    ... was 27-year-old classical sax virtuoso Ashu in a splendid program that melded the buttoned-down sobriety of Beethoven with the sultry tangos of Piazzolla and urbane Romanticism of Glazunov. Astor Piazzolla's Two Tangos for soprano saxophone and ...

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  15. Hope Meets Exuberance: San Francisco Symphony Youth OrchestraRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | SF Classical Voice

    ... his own execution and funeral. Despite the Pink Floyd-esque plot, Berlioz' composition clearly pays homage to Beethoven, in both orchestration (i.e., the use of woodwinds) and structure; the five-movement form references Beethoven's "Pastoral" ...

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  16. Brilliantly performed Fidelio evokes tears, shouts of 'bravo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    FOR the first time in more than 40 years, opera lovers were given a chance to witness Beethoven's mighty ode to freedom, Fidelio, as Manitoba Opera opened its 42nd season with this extraordinary production. Its enduring message of hope could not be more timely.

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  17. BWW Reviews: Finding Oneself in FIDELIORead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As one can imagine, an opera created by Ludwig van Beethoven is likely driven by intricate musicality. That assumption would be completely accurate as the plot is fairly simple and the characters are of common theatrical stock.

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  18. Classical review: NZSO, Auckland Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's Tuscan Summer concert promised a festival of Italian sumptuousness with a poster featuring a double-headed gelato dripping down its cone. Drawing on smaller orchestral forces, this trip to Italy was a rather lacklustre coda for a season that included the triumph of Pietari Inkinen's Beethoven cycle and soloists such as Alisa Weilerstein and Hakan Hardenberger.

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  19. Philharmonia Orchestra/Furtwangler Beethoven Symphony No 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Sunday Herald

    There is something awesome in this recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, taken from a Lucerne Festival performance in which the legendary Wilhelm Furtwangler conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Chorus and a stellar team of soloists, just three months before his death in 1954. There is something awesome in this recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, taken from a Lucerne Festival performance in which the legendary Wilhelm Furtwangler conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Chorus and a stellar team of soloists, just three months before his death in 1954.

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  20. Wineke: Madison Opera performs Beethoven's only operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Channel3000

    Groups other than Madison Opera have performed Beethoven's "Fidelio," too, but the Madison performance Friday was really one of the most enjoyable musical events in Madison for quite some time. "Fidelio" is really a musician's opera.

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