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  1. Six Places to Go this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... are available on the NGS website www.ngs.org.uk and the Yellow Book. Cartmel Choral Society performs Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah at Cartmel Priory on Saturday (7.30pm). Adrian Self, who celebrates his 25th anniversary as director of Cartmel ...

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  2. Acoustic Ace: brilliant blues singer and guitarist Matt Woosey. Pic Andrew ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... are available on the NGS website www.ngs.org.uk and the Yellow Book. Cartmel Choral Society performs Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah at Cartmel Priory on Saturday (7.30pm). Adrian Self, who celebrates his 25th anniversary as director of Cartmel ...

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  3. British duo The Ting Tings.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | 24 Hours

    Vancouver Bach Choir joins together with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and an ensemble of Canadian soloists for Mendelssohn's iconic masterpiece Elijah. Conducted by VBC Music Director Leslie Dala, the oratorio is ripe with exquisite melodies, contemplative recitatives, and stirring choruses - crafted in the spirit of Bach and Handel's great works.

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  4. Diablo Ballet Celebrates 21st Season Anniversary with Balanchine & More TonightRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ; See Saw , a witty work by Resident Choreographer/Dancer Robert Dekkers and set to a live performance of Felix Mendelssohn's piano trio in D Minor; Incitations - a tango tribute by alumni Choreographer/Dancer Kelly Teo, and the reprise of ...

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  5. Musicians to spread their wings at Spring FeteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canada.com

    ... at the Spring Fete to gain experience as a soloist. The concert will include also String Symphony No. 10 by Mendelssohn, 'Unfinished' Symphony by Schubert, Violin Concerto by Sibelius and Carneval Overture by Dvorak. Admission to the Spring Fete is ...

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  6. Mendelssohn's uplifting Elijah, Faure's understated Requiem on Easter music calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canada.com

    Although Christmas unequivocally tops the choral calendar these days, the once even stronger tradition of choral music for Lent and Easter is still with us, as demonstrated by two performances of choral masterworks over the next few days. Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah will be performed by the Vancouver Bach Choir on March 28, while FaurA 's Requiem, will be presented by the Vancouver Chamber Choir on Good Friday.

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  7. Vancouver Bach Choir and the VSO join forces for epic ElijahRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Georgia Straight

    It features a miraculous resurrection, answered prayers, and chariots of fire, but the one thing the Vancouver Bach Choir's Elijah doesn't have is an ophicleide. Felix Mendelssohn's score for the 1846 oratorio actually calls for a pair of the unusual brass instruments, but VBC music director Leslie Dala doubts he'll be able to fill that request.

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  8. Choirs and orchestra combine for splendid ElijahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    GREAT ORATORIO: Kendal's Amabile Girls' Choir featured in Cumbria Rural Choirs' Elijah concert, during which they delighted the audience with the beautifully-phrased and well-enunciated Trio Lift thine eyes. For only the third time in their 74 year history Cumbria Rural Choirs chose Mendelssohn's Elijah for their annual concert.

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  9. Millersville University Choir and Chorale sing gems of Austria and GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Snapper

    ... "This place was made by God, a priceless sacrament. It is without reproach." They then played three works from Mendelssohn, two of which came from "Elijah," the other coming from "Sechs Lieder." "Lift Thine Eyes" from "Elijah" was performed with the ...

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  10. Review: Orchestra, soloist show us why we goRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Philly.com

    ... looked more unassuming on paper: a long-established violinist in a warhorse. But Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg made Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor into such a complete personal statement it left the impression it might never happen again ...

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  11. Elijah promises dramatic retelling of biblical taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | CBC News

    The resurrection of a dead child, drought, a contest of the gods and an ascension in a fiery chariot up to heaven are all depicted in Mendelssohn's iconic masterpiece Elijah , which will be performed by the Vancouver Bach Choir in collaboration with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on Saturday. The piece was also composed in the spirit of Mendelssohn's predecessors Bach and Handel, said Eve-Lyn de la Haye, a soprano soloist who will perform on Saturday.

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  12. Four Things to Do TodayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... selections from the choral oratorio "Elijah" and a selection from the Opus 12 string quartet as part of its 2015 Mendelssohn Festival. www.nantucketcommunitymusiccenter.org 7 p.m. Bennett Hall, 62 Centre St. Theatre Workshop of Nantucket presents ...

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  13. 18 things to do in Berkshire this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Get Reading

    ... free and available at the door. London Youth Choir are joining forces with Bracknell Choral Society to perform Mendelssohn's dramatic Elijah at The Great Hall, Reading University at 7.30pm. Tickets are A 15, full time students A 3, accompanied U18s ...

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  14. Mendelssohn Festival a taste of classicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    More than 200 years after German composer Felix Mendelssohn was born, his music continues to be celebrated. This weekend, during the Nantucket Community Music Center's Mendelssohn Festival, island audiences will have a chance to dig deeper into the life and music of the man who was recognized at an early age as a musical prodigy.

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  15. Guest conductor Botso Korisheli and guest violin soloist Sal Garza...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | New Times SLO

    ... violin like nobody's business. During the concert, Sal will be playing the Massenet piece, the third movement of Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture , and Schubert's Violin Concerto in E minor , which Sal claims is "the saddest of all keys." Oh, and ...

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  16. Is 'Midsummer' the new 'Nutcracker?' www.utsandiego.com...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the comical ballet. The ballet was originally choreographed by George Balanchine and set to the music of Felix Mendelssohn. It's based on Shakespeare's mischievous comedy in which forest fairies play practical jokes on young people falling in love. ...

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  17. St. Paul's Hosts Liepzig String Quartet March 24Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... The New York Times." With a broad repertory that includes the complete outputs of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, as well as individual works by DvorA k, Bruckner, Ives, Schoenberg, Cage, and many others (300 works by nearly ...

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  18. Tonight in Music: Clarke and the Himselfs, A Place to Bury Strangers, Hermitage Piano Trio & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... countrymen Rimsky-Korsakoff and Alyabiev - along with the powerhouse Piano Trio in D Minor composed by Felix Mendelssohn. Whether it's the contagious melody of the opening chapter, or the wonderfully tranquil slow movement, or the rhythmically ...

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  19. Egyptian Classical Pianist Mohamed Shams to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 4/15Read the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams returns to New York at 8pm on Wed., April 15 for his solo debut at Weill Recital Hall/ Carnegie Hall , with a diverse program of works including Mendelssohn, Ravel, E. Carter, Liszt, and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim. Hailed as "world class" by Philippe Entremont, the celebrated pianist and conductor, and dubbed "brilliant" by host Bob Sherman of WQXR-NY McGraw-Hill Young Artists Showcase, Mohamed Shams is an exceptionally gifted Middle Eastern musician steeped in Western classical music tradition.

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  20. Photo Coverage: American Classical Orchestra Concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully HallRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... speed of the treacherous finale takes on new power when performed on gut strings and lighter bows. When Mendelssohn championed the Schubert 9th in Paris and London a decade after Schubert's death, he found that even professional orchestras refused ...

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