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  1. Spanish quartet set to bring touch of flair to society's 47th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    ... London in 2008 enabled the quartet to purchase a matching set of classical period bows which it uses for works from Purcell through to Schubert, to distinguish between diverse musical styles. The quartet has compiled a substantial discography with ...

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  2. 'It's alive downtown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Palladium-Item

    ... much as the Historic Depot District has done. "We're starting to get that feeling on Main Street," said Samantha Purcell, co-owner of Ply, a store at 921 E. Main that has classes and sells supplies for knitting, weaving and other fiber arts. The ...

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  3. LA Opera Talk - Purcell's Dido & Aeneas Sunday, October 26,Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | 24-7 Press Release

    In baroque composer Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, an intimately scaled tragedy, a queen falls prey to the machinations of a formidable enemy, losing her heart to a man who abruptly abandons her. PASADENA, CA, September 25, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- It is England's oldest opera and a classic tragedy based on Virgil's Aeneid.

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  4. LA Opera Talk Purcell's Dido & AeneasRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 23, 2014 - SAN MARINO, Calif. -- In baroque composer Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, an intimately scaled tragedy, a queen falls prey to the machinations of a formidable enemy, losing her heart to a man who abruptly abandons her.

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  5. Classical sounds of Spanish string quartet join Abbotsholme line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Uttoxeter Advertiser

    ... London in 2008 enabled the quartet to purchase a matching set of classical period bows which it uses for works from Purcell through Schubert, to distinguish between diverse musical styles. The Guardian said: "One couldn't have wished for better ...

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  6. New York Virtuoso Singers Quintet Makes its Long Island Debut at Adelphi UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Patch.com

    ... from different countries and eras. Featured works include: "Fugue in D Major" by Bach, "With Drooping Wings" by Purcell, "Harmony in Marriage" by Haydyn, Beethoven's Fastaferell, Moravec's " Greater Love", as well as works by Monteverdi and ...

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  7. If It's Not Scottish ... Classical Contributions Of The ScotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | National Public Radio

    ... music gets mentioned, the big guns always come to mind - composers like Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Britten and Purcell. But the Scots aren't just chopped haggis. They've got Peter Maxwell Davies, James MacMillan and Thea Musgrave to brag about, as ...

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  8. Cape Consort to Bring Venus and Adonis to Fugard Studio Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... while their illegitimate daughter, Lady Mary Tudor, sang the part of Cupid. This work served as the model for Purcell's DIDO AND AENEAS. Based on the classical myth, VENUS AND ADONIS tells the story of Venus' affair with Adonis, and his death due to ...

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  9. Moment of Friday: Gronk's 'Citizen Kane' is 1957's 'The Giant Claw'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of operas produced by award-winning L.A. theater director Peter Sellars . This includes a modern staging of Henry Purcell's 17th century opera "The Indian Queen," about the conquest of Mexico, which was produced at the Teatro Real in Madrid last ...

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  10. Serj Tankian's composition dedicated to Armenian Genocide to premiere in GlendaleRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Groong

    ... beginning with this two-part concert. First, we draw from the world of Opera. Taking selections of Verdi, Purcell, Wagner, Tchouhadjian, and Tigranian, The Lark Mastersingers under the direction of Maestro Vatsche Barsoumian, will present a ...

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  11. Magdalena Ko en and Christian Schmitt: "Prayer: Voice and Organ"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Opera News

    ... The pinnacle of commitment is reached with the unusual scene called "The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation," by Henry Purcell. This is a monologue in which Mary is still on earth, praying rather than prayed to; the text by playwright Nahum Tate, ...

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  12. Melford Music's epic season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Sudbury Today

    Melford Music will be closing its 2014 season at Holy Trinity Church Long Melford with a spectacular rendition of Purcell's 'Dido & Aeneas'.

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  13. Merchandise Talks 'After the End,' Punk Culture & Hating Morrissey ComparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Billboard

    ... adds his fascination with jazz and classical pianist Keith Jarrett , classical composers Frederick Delius and Henry Purcell , and the musicals of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly . And then there's Joedci and Aaliyah : "Recently I went to a skating rink ...

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  14. The orchestra for addicts: Violinist Juliet got hooked on alcohol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    ... was never a struggle. She started to play the violin and, by eight, her talent had led to a place at the prestigious Purcell Music School in London. Her proud parents, who, she says, 'thought they were doing the right thing by encouraging this great ...

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  15. The King's Consort Purcell: Ten Sonatas In Four PartsRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... is, it is imbued with a strong sense of reflection. No composer ever captured melancholy more tellingly than Henry Purcell; and the great Lament from Dido And Aeneas is perhaps the most ravishing and heart- pulling exemplar of the state. But it's ...

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  16. Our Lady Of The RosariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Outlook

    ... and her pianist husband Mark Troop. Their performance in Dido and Aeneas , written by the English composer Henry Purcell, recounts the love of Dido, the queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas. There's a crackling show by the troupe when the ...

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  17. Moment of Friday: John Fleck can't resist 'Dido's Lament'Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... can't resist." "Dido's Lament" is one of the most famous arias in history. It is a pivotal moment in composer Henry Purcell's baroque opera devoted to Book IV of Virgin's Aeneid. In the scene, the Trojan warrior Aeneas is departing Carthage, leaving ...

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  18. The Fairy Queen by Henry PurcellRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | City Limits

    The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell is sung in English and features singers, actors, and dancers in equal measure.

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  19. 'City Council Meeting' is curiously compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | SFGate

    ... often that a city council meeting closes with a stirring, soaring male solo rendition of "Dido's Lament" from Henry Purcell 's "Dido and Aeneas." But there's a great deal that doesn't happen often - or will again - about the curiously compelling ...

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  20. 'City Council Meeting' review: Curiously compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | SFGate

    ... often that a city council meeting closes with a stirring, soaring male solo rendition of "Dido's Lament" from Henry Purcell 's "Dido and Aeneas." But there's a great deal that doesn't happen often - or will again - about the curiously compelling ...

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