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  1. New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... did. The dancers were and are extraordinary." Douglas Wright. Among the other highlights of this exciting season is Purcell Pieces from acclaimed Dutch choreographer Nils Christe . This choreographic presentation is the result of a collaboration ...

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  2. Amina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour This AutumnRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... one of Kathak's finest exponent Sushmita Ghosh, under whose guidance she made her professional debut in 2001 at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre. Her performance ranges from classical Kathak to multi-media performances such as the principle ...

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  3. L.A. Operaa s a Didoa and a Bluebearda explore love, loss in historic performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... and “Bluebeard's Castle,” is unusual, with the shows appearing to be very different. Henry Purcell's 1689 piece, “Dido and Aeneas,” tells the story of how the love of Dido, the queen of Carthage, and Trojan hero Aeneas is ...

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  4. Borrowed landscapes and borrowed musicRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | On An Overgrown Path

    ... borrowed landscapes, among many notable examples are Britten whose Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra borrowed Purcell, and Stravinsky who borrowed music wrongly attributed at the time to Pergolesi for his ballet Pulcinella . Stravinsky's chamber ...

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  5. Sax player Branford Marsalis goes for BaroqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Post and Courier

    ... Grammy Award-winning player, turns his attention to the classical repertoire, performing works by Albinoni, Bach, Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi and others. He has performed with jazz ensembles, Sting, Bela Fleck, Harry Connick Jr. and may others. He is ...

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  6. Dancers in town to trade movesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Pnompenh Post

    ... founder and choreographer. Some of the pieces that Morris is well known for include a dance interpretation of Henry Purcell's famed opera Dido and Aeneas, and Petrichor - a rare all female production. The program, assisted by the US embassy, aims to ...

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  7. Concert pianist performs at Clare schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Haverhill Today

    ... September 24. Mengyang has performed at many distinguished venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and St John's, Smith Square. A performance at a charity dinner party at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel led to a private ...

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  8. TRENDS: Orchestras Create New Opportunities as the Old World Slowly FadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | All About Jazz

    ... halls across the country...The Boiler Room classical series will feature performances of work by Iannis Xenakis, Purcell and Olivier Messiaen." While orchestras have often experimented with covers of pop music and the like in order to reach new ...

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  9. Orchestras Create New Opportunities As The Old World Slowly FadesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Hypebot

    ... halls across the country...The Boiler Room classical series will feature performances of work by Iannis Xenakis, Purcell and Olivier Messiaen." While orchestras have often experimented with covers of pop music and the like in order to reach new ...

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  10. Live classical 'off-putting' says GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Newsday

    ... on Friday by soloists from The London Contemporary Orchestra and will play pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Purcell and Iannis Xenakis, as well as music from films he has scored including There Will Be Blood - which saw Daniel Day Lewis ...

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  11. Saddleback College musicians start fall season with songRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Wave

    ... Scott Farthing and the Saddleback College choral ensembles present "An English Garden," featuring songs by Henry Purcell, William Byrd and other British composers. All programs are expected to last 90 minutes. Tickets can be purchased by calling the ...

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  12. Webcast from Munich of Strauss' 'The Silent Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Los Angeles Times

    ... anticipated opera production of the Los Angeles fall season is Australian director Barrie Kosky's double bill of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and Bartk's "Bluebeard's Castle" at the L.A. Opera later this month. Kosky's silent movie-style "Magic ...

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  13. Alison Balsom: a oeIa m pushing the envelope in terms of: is this even classical?aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... works for the trumpet by Bach, while her last collection, 2012's Sound the Trumpet, featured pieces exclusively by Purcell and Handel. "With Handle and Purcell," she muses. "If I can play the pieces well enough and people don't like it, then that's ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 30 | 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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  15. '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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. New York Virtuoso Singers Quintet Makes its Long Island Debut at Adelphi UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | 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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  20. New York Virtuoso Singers Quintet Makes its Long Island Debut at Adelphi UniversityRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | PR Log

    ... 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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