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  1. Paul Goodwin leads San Francisco Symphony in Mozart and BachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In the week celebrating Mozart 's 259th birthday, the San Francisco Symphony - under the direction of Paul Goodwin - presents a concert of music in which Mozart's Symphony No 31 - the Paris symphony - is the main work. The program also features arias from The Marriage of Figaro and Zaide , with soprano Lydia Teuscher as guest soloist, as well as two works by J S Bach - his Orchestral Suite No 3 and the Wedding Cantata No 202.


  2. Missing the Moog? '70s synthesizers make comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    Moog Music, Korg and other makers of electronic instruments are reviving some of their behemoth analog designs from the late 1960s and '70s, with which the un-preprogrammed possibilities for electronic sounds were endless, and synthesizers were first being heard in mainstream pop, as well as works by J.S. Bach. Korg has unveiled its recreation of the ARP Odyssey analog synthesizer, introduced in 1972 and used prominently on tracks like Elton John's "Rocket Man," the Edgar Winter Group's "Frankenstein" and numerous other rock, pop, jazz, R&B and fusion recordings in the 1970s and '80s.


  3. UGA Performing Arts Center to present "50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence!"Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... He also is one of the world's leading satirists as the "discoverer" of P.D.Q. Bach, the 21st child (out of 20) of J.S. Bach. Since creating P.D.Q. Bach 50 years ago, Schickele has released 11 albums of the fabled genius' works, and has published 11 ...


  4. Carmel Bach Festival Announces Second Winter Concert Featuring Violinist Edwin Huizinga February 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | GlobeNewswire

    Carmel Bach Festival , a world-class festival of music and ideas celebrating the works, inspiration, and ongoing influence of J.S. Bach, will be presenting two concerts on February 12 featuring violinist Edwin Huizinga. A second show has just been added due to popular demand.


  5. Religion events: Brown bag music series, Catholic art, Irish archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Cleveland.com

    Music and Art at Trinity Cathedral will resume its BrownBag Concert Series at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, with an "organ extravaganza." Music director and renowned concert organist Todd Wilson with organ students from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform music spanning more than 300 years, from J.S. Bach to John Philip Sousa and beyond.


  6. Apollo's Fire treats listeners to a charming Bach family gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Cleveland.com

    ... a mellifluous, expressive reading courtesy of soprano Madeline Apple Healey. Sorrell herself handled W.F. and J.S. Bach, offering the former's Fantasia in D Minor and an arrangement of the Finale from the latter's D-Minor Violin Sonata. An ...


  7. Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The GRAMMY-nominated Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital has been praised as a both an "enthralling and sensitive soloist" and a "convincing advocate for his instrument" . As the first mandolinist signed to Deutsche Grammophon , he has brought the instrument to entirely new audiences, building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance and a commitment to commissioning new works and arrangements in a range of genres.


  8. OBITUARY: Ward Swingle, 1927-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | All About Jazz

    Ward Swingle, who founded a vocal group that melded J.S. Bach with bebop rhythm and scat singing, died on Monday in Eastbourne, England. He was 87. The announcement came from the Swingles, successor to the Swingle Singers, many of whose albums were best sellers in the US and Europe in the 1960s.


  9. New musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    IN its earliest incarnation, Montreal's the High Dials' sound was characterized by a thematic tussle between co-leaders Rishi Dhir and Trevor Anderson. Dhir drifted more towards a lysergically enhanced psychedelic vibration, while Anderson held onto a more '60s pop sensibility.


  10. Gil Morgenstern's 'Reflections Series International'...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern 's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its third concert of the 2014-2015 season, "Coupled Perceptions," at Avenues: The World School . The program, featuring Morgenstern with pianist Rieko Aizawa , will include dance choreographed and performed by Anna Schn, Hadar Ahuvia, and "flexer-glider" James "J-Floats" Fable, with choreographic advisor Tom Patrick, former dancer and current Archival Supervisor for the Paul Taylor Dance Company .


  11. When There's Nothing Left To BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Meticulous Vandalism

    When I was at my lowest in 2008 and wondering what it really meant, in a clinical sense, to go mad, i.e. if you have "gone mad" then what is your actual diagnosis from the DSM?, all I could listen to was Bach. I don't just mean 'instrumental music from around the period that JS Bach lived,' I mean just him, his stuff.


  12. Celebrate Bach's 330th Birthday 3/21 with Amy Porter's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Celebrate Bach's 330th birthday on Saturday, March 21, 2015 with a two-CD set IN TRANSLATION: SELECTIONS FROM J.S. BACH'S CELLO SUITES, transcribed and performed for flute by Amy Porter . "When I was young and first heard the Bach Suites for Solo Cello," says renowned flutist Amy Porter , "I developed what I call 'cello envy'! I wanted to be able to create the sustained lines and phrasing of a string instrument on the flute.


  13. Variety in organ festival programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Courier

    THE St Matthew Passion of J.S. Bach stands at the pinnacle of western music and its glorious performance at the opening concert of the 2015 Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields festival added to the special occasion of the festival's 20th year. THE St Matthew Passion of J.S. Bach stands at the pinnacle of western music and its glorious performance at the opening concert of the 2015 Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields festival added to the special occasion of the festival's 20th year.


  14. Early Music Vancouver to Present Handel's THEODORA, 2/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... prescient composer 266 years ago. This Theodora production, like EMV's recent sold-out December 2014 production of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, will tour to Seattle and Victoria in a continuation of the Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project, a ...


  15. Inbal Segev to Play Bach Cello Suites Album Wrap Party at Lincoln Center, 2/25Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7pm, cellist Inbal Segev, known for her "warm, pure and beautiful tone" will celebrate completing her recording of J.S. Bach's monumental Cello Suites with an Album Wrap Party & Concert at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center . The evening will feature a sneak peek of Nick Davis Productions' documentary of Segev's journey recording Bach's monumental work, and a Q & A with producer Nick Davis.


  16. NJ Youth Symphony presents concerts at Union County Performing Arts Center in RahwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jersey Journal

    ... arranged by L.C. Harnsberger. The Clarinet Ensemble, celebrating its inaugural year, will perform works by J.S. Bach and Beethoven. Both the Junior Wind Ensemble and Clarinet Ensemble are conducted by Bryan Rudderow. The Flute Forum and Fortissimo ...


  17. Crowdsourcing a new edition of a Bach masterpieceRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Red Hat Magazine

    ... happening on MuseScore.com with the first public review of the Open Well-Tempered Clavier score , a new edition of J.S. Bach's musical masterpiece (BWV 846-869). In music, the source code for a composition is usually expressed as musical notation. ...


  18. Bach's Herd of Harpsichords V: Double PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... harpsichords. While that may strike some as treading on sacred ground, Jones-Ragona was just following the lead of J.S. Bach, who arranged several of Vivaldi's violin concertos for organ and other instruments. Jones-Ragona's arrangement opened up a ...


  19. Berkeley calendar: Berkeley Chorus concert; Secret Code and Cipher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Inside Bay Area

    ... , Berkeley Chorus Free Concert -- Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra performs a free concert of J.S. Bach's "St. John Passion." 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11. Berkeley Community Theatre, 1930 Allston Way, Berkeley. Free. 510-433-9599, ...


  20. Bronxville Library To Host 'An Evening Of J.S. Bach'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library have announced plans for "An Evening of J.S. Bach" on Friday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. The concert will feature cellist Eugene Briskin and harpsichord player Sndor Szab performing sonatas for harpsichord and cello, as well as solo works. The Russian-born Briskin received his musical training at the Leningrad Conservatory and was part of an award-winning string quartet at the Prague International Competition at age 14. He has continued to play chamber music internationally while teaching cello at The Bronxville School.