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  1. When musical genre-busting is not a sound ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    ... work. "We're talking about 500 or 600 years of music, all in different styles," he said. "How can you compare Purcell with Philip Glass and everything in between? There is good music and bad music. The music that is being written today by people who ...

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  2. Dido & AeneasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    Thu., March 26, 7:30-9 p.m., Fri., March 27, 7:30-9 p.m., Sat., March 28, 7:30-9 p.m. and Sun., March 29, 2-3:30 p.m. Witches and lovers clash when HSU Opera Workshop presents the lively and tragic love story of Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, directed by Elisabeth Harrington, with instrumental ensemble conducted by Paul Cummings.

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  3. Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida to Perform Love Songs by Schumann & Berg at Carnegie Hall, 4/22Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... love in his Seven Early Songs. Ms. Rschmann's appearance follows her upcoming Carnegie Hall performance as Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Qubec conducted by Richard Egarr on Sunday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m. ...

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  4. Classical music doesn't need to sound newRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Times of Oman

    ... work. "We're talking about 500 or 600 years of music, all in different styles," he said. "How can you compare Purcell with Philip Glass and everything in between? There is good music and bad music. The music that is being written today by people who ...

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  5. British folksinger Olivia Chaney puts a new spin on the music of baroque composer Henry PurcellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Chicago Reader

    In recent years the music of British baroque composer Henry Purcell, who churned out his work during a relatively short period in the late-17th century, has been remade by a handful of savvy modern singers who recognize its importance in the development of British folk music. Back when Purcell was active the lines between high and low culture weren't so rigid , so it makes sense that artists like Susanna WallumrA d and Tift Merritt , the latter working with the classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein, have delivered richly modern adaptations of some of Purcell's compositions.

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  6. Bourbon Baroque's DIDO & AENEAS Comes to the Kentucky Center TonightRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... love story of operatic proportions. Amidst a background of enchantresses, spirits, and sailors of the sea, Henry Purcell 's telling of the Queen of Carthage and her beloved Trojan War hero is a gem of the Baroque era that is profoundly relevant to ...

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  7. Abbotsholme School hosts Cellophony concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Uttoxeter Advertiser

    ... at some of the UK's most prestigious venues." Some of these shows include concerts at the London Southbank Centre's Purcell Room, The Sage, in Gateshead, and Wigmore Hall, London. Tickets to the Abbotsholme Arts Society show are available via ...

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  8. Special guest soloists for Choral Society concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Hereford Times

    ... Their first album on the Decca Classics, Eventide, went straight to the top of the classical album charts and A Purcell Collection on the Signum label was BBC Music magazine's Critics' Choice for April 2014. The small ensemble of period instruments ...

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  9. Lamentations and Experimental Music Laid into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... you decided to work together? Roxanna: I arranged, produced, and performed the song (which is an aria from Henry Purcell's 17th-century opera Dido and Aeneas ), weaving in samples I recorded and playing all of the instrumental parts. After I ...

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  10. Carnegie Hall to Launch April 2015 Before Bach SeriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... on April 7-8, performing the music of Francesco Cavalli--including selections from Cavalli's early operas--and Henry Purcell in two distinct concerts. Monteverdi specialist Sir John Eliot Gardiner concludes the series April 30 and May 1, leading ...

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  11. Live Review: The Opera Project at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... in what is an admirable example of integration at work. The dancers crucially animate Mark Hathaway's staging of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, a piece which is full of good music but only really has the one great tune, given a heart-breaking ...

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  12. Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas HytnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... operas and plays, and he is a professor of world arts and cultures at UCLA. He recently directed a new production of Purcell's "The Indian Queen" for the English National Opera. Last year's Juilliard commencement speech was given by operatic ...

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  13. Theatre DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Andover Advertiser

    ... at The Anvil, Basingstoke, at 7.45pm. 15 FEBRUARY: Opera Lyrica presents John Blow's Venus and Adonis and Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, at St Peter and Holy Cross Church, Wherwell , at 7.30pm. Tickets: www.operalyrica.co.uk/book-tickets 15 ...

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  14. Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... by blood. She will be his next, and willing, victim. When Los Angeles Opera recently staged "Bluebeard" with Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," director Barrie Kosky let each opera be itself. But Trelinski - who says he has taken his inspiration from 1940 ...

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  15. Mondavi offers second price point for recital by mezzo Susan GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    ... German, Russian, Swedish, Spanish and Italian represented. Graham sang as Dido in a 2009 performance of the Henry Purcell opera "Dido and Aeneas" at the Mondavi Center, backed by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. In past years, Graham also starred ...

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  16. A master of the chorusRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... choirs oneself." As well as Mary Wakefield, there is plenty in the pipeline for Ian on the choral front not least Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Britten's Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard at Kendal Town Hall on June 28 and a Songs of Praise ...

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  17. Shepherd to present opera performancesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Shepherd University's music department will present "Opera Double Feature" on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater. The classic tragedy "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell will be directed by Dr. Robert Tudor, associate professor and chair of the Department of Music, and the comedic one-act "La Serva Padrona" by Giovanni Pergolesi will be directed by Dr. Robert Robinson, adjunct voice professor.

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  18. Arts diary for February 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Age

    ... Tuggeranong Arts Centre at Lanyon (former Nolan Gallery). Tharwa Drive, Lanyon. Ph: 6176 1643 Salut! Baroque: Mr Purcell's Farewell. A concert of baroque music, celebrating the work of Henry Purcell. Friday, 7.30pm. Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth ...

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  19. Replacing lasers with LEDs for short-range optical communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KurzweilAI.net

    ... matrix element. Despite the quantum-mechanical origin of the drive current, antenna theory makes no reference to the Purcell effect nor to local density of states models. Moreover, plasmonic effects are minor at 200 THz, producing only a small shift ...

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  20. Koerner string quartet offers Valentine's antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    ... become the string quartet synonymous with the city. "Growing up in Vancouver, the string quartet of note was the Purcell String Quartet. Sadly," he explains, "that name is not so familiar with concert-goers anymore, but they were really the resident ...

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