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  1. Mendelssohn's Elijah, with Cantata SingersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WGBH

    As part of its celebration of 50 years of concerts in Boston, the Cantata Singers and Music Director David Hoose perform one of the pinnacles of choral-orchestral music: Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah .

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  2. Big Talent, Not Much Personality: Nikolai Lugansky at the Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | City Paper

    ... a full head of hair. (Or maybe the black nehru is a German thing? I don't know.) The two non-solo pieces he led, Mendelssohn 's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage and Mozart 's 40th Symphony, had some flaws, but also some nice personal touches. Calm Sea ...

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  3. Ballettwoche (Ballet Week), Nationaltheater, MunichRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Financial Times

    ... costumes for the mortals against the fairies' shimmering silver body suits and caps) and musically (earthly Mendelssohn against otherworldly Ligeti, and even hurdy-gurdy for the mechanicals). In dance terms, Neumeier moves from somewhat pedestrian, ...

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  4. In Performance: Akron Symphonya s Midsummer Nighta s DreamRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter. Felix Mendelssohn might almost have been born to compose the music for A Midsummer Night's Dream . Certainly his love for Shakespeare was in full bloom ...

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  5. Gaining appreciation for classical performanceRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Spectrum

    ... Rivers, also members of Virtuosi West. They performed the "Concerto for Violin" and "Piano in D Minor" by Felix Mendelssohn. It was easy to become lost in the music while enjoying the blending of professional musicians and chamber orchestra ...

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  6. Chambered Pleasures With the Berkeley SymphonyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | SF Classical Voice

    ... It approached a special standard, that of generating itself in the listener. The Bach, the Beethoven, and the Mendelssohn gave this listener at least, the impression of living or producing it, phrase by phrase, along with the musicians. Those ...

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  7. Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra reaches divine heights with 'Elijah'Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | PennLive.com

    Talk about heaven. For as radiant as the Forum is, it was hard to come in from such a robust night, worth what a winter preceded it, in order to hear the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra's penultimate Masterworks Concert: a concert-length performance of Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah."

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  8. New York Philharmonic Ensembles to Perform Bartok & More at Merkin Concert Hall, 5/25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a concert featuring Bartk's 44 Duos for 2 Violins, Nos. 26-44; Fanny Mendelssohn's String Quartet; and Vaughan Williams's Piano Quintet. The musicians on the program will be Associate Principal, Second Violin ...

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  9. Locavore MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Eugene Weekly

    Thursday, April 17, at the Hult Center, the Eugene Symphony plays three 19th-century Euro-classics: Sibelius's tone poem Finlandia , Schumann's Piano Concerto and Mendelssohn's Symphony No.

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  10. In Performance: Akron Symphonya s Midsummer Nighta s DreamRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world. Felix Mendelssohn might almost have been born to compose the music for A Midsummer Night's Dream . Certainly his love for Shakespeare was in full ...

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  11. Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to present Mendelssohn 'Elijah' with midstate choir groupsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | PennLive.com

    The Susquehanna Chorale, the Messiah College Concert Choir and the Choral Arts Society will all join the symphony in a performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah" on April 12 and 13 at The Forum in Harrisburg.

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  12. Jessica Lang Dance to bring DanceCleveland series to bright, accessible finishRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Cleveland.com

    ... and the solo dancer in "The Calling" works magic with an immense white skirt. The fifth and final work is "Mendelssohn/Incomplete." "They're not just gimmicks," said Mead of the visual effects. "They really add something. They're like another ...

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  13. NCPA Welcomes the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to Mumbai This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Family.', presenting the genre in the form of animation and projections. On 6 April the orchestra will present Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Nicola Benedetti said: "This will be my ...

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  14. Portland Ovations Welcomes Handel and Haydn Society to Hannaford Hall TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Portland Ovations brings back the Handel and Haydn Society to Hannaford Hall at USM Portland for an afternoon concert inspired by Felix Mendelssohn's own music library today, April 5th at 3 pm.

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  15. In Performance: Akron Symphonya s Midsummer Nighta s DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter. Felix Mendelssohn might almost have been born to compose the music for A Midsummer Night's Dream . Certainly his love for Shakespeare was in full bloom ...

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  16. Review: Gabriela Montero weaves improvisational magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Canada.com

    ... in the manner of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations before extending the virtuoso element to embrace the world of Mendelssohn and Schumann with a brilliant finish. Quite astonishing to see this done in front of your face. A similar good time was had ...

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  17. Choral piece inspired by war photo to debut at Quick CemterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    A world premiere of a choral work by composer Jin Hi Kim, pictured with her Korean komungo instrument, takes place Sunday, April 6, with the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut at Fairfield University.

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    Thursday Apr 3 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... has been moved greatly belongs to Bridgeport composer Jin Hi Kim, whose "Child of War" will be premiered by the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut on Sunday, April 6, at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts. The "West Meets East" program ...

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  19. Review: Classical: Sir Neville Marriner at 90: Royal Festival Hall, London 4/5Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Hispanic Business

    ... ation from the capacity audience, and then by an apposite lyrical outpouring in the form of the slow movement of Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony, Grainger's lusciously arranged strains of

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  20. The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Celebrates its 50th Anniversary ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... celebrating the culmination of the Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary. Verdi: La Traviata: Prelude to Act III Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40 Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, Pastorale Music Director Dirk Brosse? ...

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