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  1. National dance troup teams with CU graduate musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Daily Camera

    ... first and last string quartets (and performed with eight players), and "D-Man in the Waters," choreographed to Mendelssohn's great E-flat-major Octet in its four-movement entirety. Wong described each of the dance pieces in some detail, starting ...

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  2. American Repertory Ballet Hosts 'Behind the Music' Event...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    American Repertory Ballet Artistic Director Douglas Martin will premiere his new full-length ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, on February 26 and 27, 2015 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ. The ballet will feature the beloved score by Mendelssohn, performed live by Rutgers Symphony Orchestra.

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  3. American Repertory Ballet to Host 'Behind the Music' Event...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    American Repertory Ballet Artistic Director Douglas Martin will premiere his new full-length ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, on February 26 and 27, 2015 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ. The ballet will feature the beloved score by Mendelssohn, performed live by Rutgers Symphony Orchestra.

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  4. Menuhin winner Stephen Waarts deftly plays Mendelssohn with SFCORead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Examiner.com

    ... of that concert was given last night at Calvary Presbyterian Church, and Waarts was featured in Felix Mendelssohn's Opus 64 concerto in E minor, playing with SFCO under the baton of Music Director Benjamin Simon. While the title of the program was ...

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  5. San Francisco Chamber Orchestra's New Year's Eve ConcertRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... Prokofiev's First Symphony, "the Classical," and, after intermission, young violinist Stephen Waart playing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E-minor. Mozart's Cosi fan tutte overture led off the program; and SFCO gave this work a crisp, effervescent ...

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  6. A Personal Remembrance of Classical Pianist Claude FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Forward

    ... himself to music which is "better than can be played": Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schumann, and Mendelssohn. Also like Schnabel, an anti-careerist to some extent, Frank was long professionally modest. In 1959, his pianistic ...

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  7. How do I listen to streaming Internet radio in iTunes?Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Ask Dave Taylor!

    ... closely at the now playing window on the top and you'll see that "ABetterRadio.com Classical" is now playing Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream 1. Overture. Yes, most of the streaming channels send information about each track playing so that ...

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  8. Two takes on the enduring MessiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... power of art. The Toronto Symphony's Messiah is the stadium rock version of the Handel masterpiece. Nearly 130 Mendelssohn Choir choristers fill the stage, along with a medium-sized orchestra, and the architecture of Roy Thomson Hall places ...

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  9. David Higgs & Lisa ThelenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | LA Weekly

    ... swirling cloud of sound, and he'll solo on organ workouts like Louis Vierne's Carillon de Westminster and Felix Mendelssohn's Organ Sonata No. 1. Local singer Thelen has a stirring, crystalline voice that will be spotlighted on such gems as Adolphe ...

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  10. Dec14 Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo4:00 pmRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | YourObserver

    ... rful variety of Christmas music, little-known gems, and variations on familiar themes, composed by Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn, Pachelbel, Brahms, Corelli, Luther, and many others.

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  11. Speaking with Joanne Polk - 'The Flatterer, Piano Music of CA cile Chaminade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... an idiom that is familiar, though the work itself is not. I did the same thing with Amy Beach and with Fanny Mendelssohn. It's not music of today - so, it's not an idiom that we're struggling to comprehend. It's an idiom that we've often heard, in a ...

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  12. Greater New Bedford Choral Society to celebrate landmark 50th anniversary with concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... with other groups,” he says. Among the challenging vocal pieces that GNBCS has tackled include Mendelssohn's oratorio “Elijah” with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, Orff's “Carmina Burana” in a joint effort with ...

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  13. Classical Music: Youth choirs take the stage for holiday concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Times of Trenton

    ... perform at Richardson Sunday at 4 p.m. The PSO program, "Happy Holidays Pops," will include festive music by Mendelssohn and Leroy Anderson. Soloists and sections of the orchestra will be highlighted in works by Vivaldi, Mozart and Paul Dukas. ...

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  14. String quartet to perform in MelroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Borders Today

    ... suffered a serious illness and realized that he was dying, is Schubert's testament to death. This is preceded by Mendelssohn's Opus 44, No. 3, quartet in E flat major, considered to be one of the composer's most classical works, poised, balanced and ...

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  15. How do I listen to streaming Internet radio in iTunes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Ask Dave Taylor!

    ... closely at the now playing window on the top and you'll see that "ABetterRadio.com Classical" is now playing Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream 1. Overture. Yes, most of the streaming channels send information about each track playing so that ...

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  16. New season set to open at Istanbul's CRR concert hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Koln has a repertoire that stretches from early baroque to the Classical Era and into the 19th century with Mendelssohn. They have also done a number of collaborative works, such as a disc juxtaposing Turkish folk music with pieces in a Turkish ...

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  17. Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... features yet another offering of classical music's greatest hits - Elgar's 115-year-old Enigma Variations , Mendelssohn's 170-year-old Violin Concerto (with English violinist Chlo Hanslip) and Smetana's 140-year-old The Moldau , perhaps in hope that ...

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  18. Making Music: Devon NaftzgerRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Daily Princetonian

    ... busker in a busy train station and was largely ignored. As part of the followup, Naftzger performed Bach and Mendelssohn for a crowd of hundreds with Bell and eight other YoungArts students. This time, the audience knew about the performance - and ...

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  19. San Francisco Chamber Orchestra continues its New Year's traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... San Francisco Conservatory of Music to distinguish themselves at that competition). Waarts will perform Felix Mendelssohn's Opus 64 concerto in E minor. Strictly speaking, this concerto reflects practices of the Romantic period; but it enjoys the ...

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  20. Holiday Specials 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... the season with a performance of Handel's Messiah. Betsy Burleigh conducts the orchestra, soloists and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh at Heinz Hall. Jim Cunningham is your host as Lisa Shaffer, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano; Philippe ...

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