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

    12 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. Philharmonia Orchestra/Furtwangler Beethoven Symphony No 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Wineke: Madison Opera performs Beethoven's only operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 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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  5. Another Jailbreak for Madison OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Madison Magazine

    In advance of Madison Opera's season-opening production of Beethoven's Fidelio Friday night at the Overture Center, a colleague slyly noted that the company seems to have a thing for prisons: last year's opener, Tosca , ends in prison, and of course the season closed with the devastating death row milieu of Dead Man Walking . Now we have Fidelio , famously set against the backdrop of unjustly incarcerated political prisoners.

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  6. Review: Venzago sells out ISORead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Nuvo.net

    ... percussion ensemble work and as a solo percussion instrument. Venzago ended his program with a lively account of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 ("Eroica")--a "watershed" in the history of the symphony: in its 45-minute length, in its ...

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  7. From extras to centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... the final scene playing themselves -- people who've survived and triumphed over acts of inhumanity and oppression. Beethoven's ode to freedom tells the story of Leonore, a young woman who disguises herself as a man -- Fidelio -- so she can work in a ...

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  8. Diva by designRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Winnipeg debut in Fidelio, the first time in its 42-year history that the Manitoba Opera is presenting the 1814 Beethoven opera. The Saturday opening is a homecoming for the 32-year-old soprano; while earning her vocal performance degree at U of M ...

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  9. The German QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Outlook

    ... with unbridled gusto. Dancing and cheering the Daniel Barenboim-conducted Berlin Staatskapelle's performance of Beethoven's Ode to Joy - the rousing choral finale of his Ninth Symphony. Cellist Udo Lindenberg, singer Peter Gabriel and other ...

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  10. W magazine spoke to a Bath mum who set up Music for Miniatures -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | This is Bath

    ... varied. It's one of those ideas that 'feels' believable because maybe listening to the great works of people like Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Mozart would allow a little of their brilliance to rub off on us. But in reality there are only suggestions ...

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  11. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Beethovenfest: the Revolutionary, 12/5-7Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The music of Ludwig Van Beethoven is so universally beloved today that it's hard to imagine that when it was written, his revolutionary approach agitated and excited those who heard his music. He changed the music world forever.

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  12. Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Monterey Symphony gives trombone its dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Monterey County Herald

    ... and ceremonial settings. The instrument found a place in ensembles during the Baroque and Classical periods. Beethoven's use of the trombone in his symphonies established its prominence in orchestral settings. Nowadays, the trombone is widely heard ...

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  13. Doric String quartet travels emotional extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Georgia Straight

    ... that out. Up first is Franz Joseph Haydn's String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2 ; ending the night will be Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet in B-Flat Major , complete with its original, and initially controversial, finale. "We always try and start with ...

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  14. Trailblazing PHILADANCO Performs World Premiere of...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in Chile. The dance group performed a fusion of classical ballet to contemporary dance in a program ranging from Beethoven to Bruno Mars , which celebrated the Teatro del Lago de Frutillar's fourth gala. Their performance also featured 30 students ...

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  15. Alacorde Piano Trio brings unique sound to chamber seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Series founder Howard Garrett rightly noted his promise as a future classic pianist. The concert opened with Beethoven's Piano Trio No. 1 in E flat major (1793). Although it is identified as Opus 1, No. 1, it is not Beethoven's earliest work, but a ...

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  16. Two Russian RevelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... rying to make coherent theater out of a prolix sampler of dance segments set to music by George Handel, Ludwig von Beethoven and Benjamin Britten. Identified in a program note as a "meeting of classical ballet and contemporary dance," "Prelude"

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  17. Classical: Saxophonist Ashu joins Pennsylvania Sinfonia in dynamic programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Morning Call

    Concerts featuring works for classical saxophone are a little out of the ordinary, but then virtuoso saxophonist Ashu Kejariwal is a little out of the ordinary himself. Ashu will join the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church of Allentown for a program melding the buttoned-down sobriety of Beethoven with the sultry tangos of Piazzolla and urbane Romanticism of Glazunov.

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  18. Danish String Quartet makes a truly fab four in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... harmonies and turns of phrase to be hidden dark corners in an otherwise aging composer-optimist. It ended with Beethoven's most visionary late quartet, No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Opus 131. In this case, Opus 131 served as a corrective to the evening's ...

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  19. Pianist Sunwook Kim to debut as Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... not to use it. It remains a charming and romantic piece, representing a lovers' serenade. This is followed by Beethoven's Triple Concerto, written around the time of the Eroica Symphony and Waldstein sonata. It is gradually becoming more familiar ...

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  20. Author's top tips on how to keep calm and find peace amid the noise of everyday lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Daily Record

    ... in some quiet time each day to stay tuned in. Make a list of all the quiet and relaxing music you like, such as Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, and listen out for extras to add to your list to play during quiet thinking times. If you can't leave the ...

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