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

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... soloist is the nightmare of every orchestra and Stefan Jackiw was not able to keep his commitment to play Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Touted rather extravagantly as a "rock star" and "a talent off the scale", the American violinist might have ...


  2. Pianist Mohamed Shams Performs Today at Bruno Walter AuditoriumRead the original story

    Friday |

    In a one-time only free public event, acclaimed Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams returns to present works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Debussy and Liszt today, November 22 at 2:30 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is on a first-come first served basis.


  3. 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

    ... 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 that music ...


  4. Review: Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja fires up SPCO audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | TwinCities

    ... Mansurian's Second Concerto, then bringing appropriately youthful vigor to the rarely played concerto that Felix Mendelssohn wrote when he was 13 years old (not the more commonly heard mature work that's usually called "the Mendelssohn Violin ...


  5. Theatre DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Andover Advertiser

    ... from 21 December at 1.30pm and 5pm. No performances Christmas Day and New Years Day. 22 NOVEMBER: Elijah by Mendelssohn, with the New London Sinfonia and Basingstoke Choral Society, at The Anvil, Basingstoke, at 7.45pm. 27 NOVEMBER: Bournemouth ...


  6. Pianist Mohamed Shams to Perform at Bruno Walter Auditorium, 11/22Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    In a one-time only free public event, acclaimed Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams returns to present works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Debussy and Liszt on Saturday, November 22 at 2:30 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 111 Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is on a first-come first served basis.


  7. Cantilena Women's Chorus December ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 |

    ... Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, German fusion that gives a Bohemian flavor to selected works of Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms, BartA3k, KodA ly, and DvoATMA k. Rated as one of Boston's Best Choirs in 2013 by CBS, Cantilena draws its remarkable ...


  8. NZSO Concertmaster steps in at eleventh hour for concertoRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Scoop

    Due to illness, US violinist Stefan Jackiw has regrettably cancelled his Tuscan Summer tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . NZSO Concertmaster Vesa-Matti LeppA nen will now perform Mendelssohn 's Violin Concerto , a gold standard among violin works.


  9. Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Director's Choice' brings the best and brightest to SeattleRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Seattle Gay News

    ... swans, and peasant girls, virtuosic male and female stars, and the music of Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Prokofiev and Mendelssohn - all served up with lavish sets and frothy costumes. Pacific Northwest Ballet has always charmed its audiences with these ...


  10. Richards in - Elijah' chorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Center. Grant Richards of Belfast is a member of the all-student choirs. The Baroque oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn premiered in 1846 as homage to the composer's predecessors, Handel and Bach. "Elijah" includes a full orchestra; full men's ...


  11. Experienced singers sought for Victoria Mendelssohn ChoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Victoria Mendelssohn Choir is inviting experienced singers - particularly altos, tenors and basses - to audition for its upcoming spring season. Please contact Clara by email at or phone 250-380-0496 for additional information and to book an audition time.


  12. Cellist Antonov shows great dexterity and even greater potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... early 30s, regardless of technical abilities. There wasn't much, for instance, to distinguish his performance of Mendelssohn's Cello Sonata no. 2 from his reading of Rachmaninoff's Cello Sonata, despite the near-70-year age difference between the ...


  13. Red Arrows/Coldstream Guards Kent concerts 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Kent Online

    ... the Central Band of the RAF and soloist Cpl Matthew Walker. Specially selected music by Elgar, Gounod, Finzi and Mendelssohn will feature in a concert to commemorate the First World War. Maidstone Choral Union will present the evening of music and ...


  14. Playing for a Cure fundraiser concert for St Vincent's HIV researchRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Blaze

    ... music that is sure to stir the senses. The concert includes a collection of romantic repertoire from Brahms and Mendelssohn as well as the Rachmaninoff Cello and Piano Sonatas; the Weber trio and a selection of Miriam Hyde works for Flute and Piano. ...


  15. This week's classical picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 |

    ... Ebene Quartet Friday at the Kimmel's Perelman Theater. But the program of Mozart's Quartet in E flat (K. 428), Mendelssohn's Quartet in A minor (Op. 13) and Bartok's Quartet No. 4 is likely to be some of the most intelligent, vital playing you'll ...


  16. Historic Berlin Wall concert brings a president to the Houston Symphony: The sounds of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | CultureMap

    ... concert tour at Jones Hall Monday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall . The all-Mendelssohn playbill - a thought-provoking choice as the Romantic composer was born into a distinguished Jewish family, lived in Berlin, ...


  17. My ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 |

    ... in our schools. Music is the first thing that goes, but God save football. I've visited schools. I played Mendelssohn's "Wedding March." Every girl knew it. I played "Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner. Every little boy conducted. The instinct is ...


  18. Can Concerts in Bars and Caf s Save Classical Music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Mother Jones

    ... dress, the formal attitude, the stuffy environment. A violinist announces that they're getting started with the Mendelssohn octet. He and seven other string players sit at a makeshift "stage" - really just a spot where tables have been replaced by ...


  19. Family-Friendly Concert About Animals to Be Held Next Month in LansdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    ... g, or call 215-542-7871. Looking ahead - Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm - The Choristers will present Felix Mendelssohn's monumental Elijah with 5 soloists and a 40-piece professional orchestra also held at Trinity Lutheran Church.


  20. Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra to open season with violinistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Tehachapi News

    ... Oaks Baptist Church, located at 20915 Schout Rd. This exciting concert will feature violinist, Alexis Hatch, for Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor. Also on the program will be Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8. At ...