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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. David Higgs & Lisa ThelenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  3. Dec14 Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo4:00 pmRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  4. Speaking with Joanne Polk - 'The Flatterer, Piano Music of CA cile Chaminade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  5. Greater New Bedford Choral Society to celebrate landmark 50th anniversary with concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  6. Classical Music: Youth choirs take the stage for holiday concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  7. 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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  8. How do I listen to streaming Internet radio in iTunes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  9. 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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  10. Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  11. Making Music: Devon NaftzgerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  12. San Francisco Chamber Orchestra continues its New Year's traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  13. Holiday Specials 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  14. New Sheet Music Release: Mendelssohn's "On Wings of Song" Transcribed for Alto Flute and PianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | PR Log

    Noteworthy Sheet Music has just published a new transcription for alto flute and piano of Mendelssohn's famous musical setting of the poem by Heine, "Auf FlA1 4geln des Gesanges". PRLog - Nov. 30, 2014 - SOMERVILLE, Mass.

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  15. Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Wiltshire Times

    ... Divertimento in F, one of his early pieces, set the tone of quality for the evening which continued through Mendelssohn's string Symphony No 10 in B minor - played with a controlled jauntiness. And, as if to show the evening was not all classical ...

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  16. Holiday Specials 2014Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  17. Review: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at Wiltshire Music CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Wiltshire Times

    ... Divertimento in F, one of his early pieces, set the tone of quality for the evening which continued through Mendelssohn's string Symphony No 10 in B minor - played with a controlled jauntiness. And, as if to show the evening was not all classical ...

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

    Sunday Nov 23 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Nov 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    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.

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  20. 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 ...

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