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  1. 2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/8Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Hilton Head International Piano Competition will present its 2014 First Prize-winner, Shen Lu, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Mr. Shen will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Tan Dun , Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Scarlatti.

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  2. Ballet's dance with the avant-gardeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... as did the Ballet Russes, whose experimental collaborations with big names included composers Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel and Richard Strauss; choreographers Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine and George Balanchine; and artists Leon Bakst, Pablo ...

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  3. Listening to music, and I mean listening hard, alters the musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... of mystical Islam. (On this syncretic theme, in her essay The Commanding Self Doris Lessing repeats the assertion that Ravel's Bolero - one of the most popular classical works of all-time - is based on a Sufi chant). Both the Bridgettine Chant and ...

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  4. Barenboim's marathon in BA reaches endRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... He also squeezed in a meeting with the president joined by Gonzlez. All events were at the Coln, except a short Ravel concert at Puente Alsina (outdoors, in rather bad weather). The programme for the Mozarteum repeated most of what had been heard at ...

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  5. Tadworth one-handed pianist gears up for Remembrance concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... after anchoring the first of two consecutive Friday night proms on BBC4 on August 1, featuring the music of Mozart and Ravel, as performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and pianist Ingrid Fliter. Born and bred in the Surrey village of Tadworth, Mr ...

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  6. Classic Karajan: The Essential CollectionRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | WGBH

    ... narrative: many of his most extraordinary recordings feature music from his own war-torn age. Puccini, Strauss, Ravel and Shostakovich are all featured in some of the best performances of their work ever given The story of the 20th century is as ...

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  7. Watch! Essential Classics at the NCH, FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | RTE.ie

    The RT Concert Orchestra perform Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture , Korngold's Violin Concerto , Mussorgsky/Ravel's Pictures at an Exhibition at the National Concert Hall on Friday night next, August 8, at 8.00pm.

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  8. Virtuoso Performers combine for Rare Masterpieces in ConcertRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Scoop

    ... for two pianos and percussion explores three unique works by some of the instruments' biggest fans: Bartok, Mozart and Ravel. The five-city tour opens in Wellington on Tuesday 26 August, before heading to Napier, Hamilton, Auckland and closing in ...

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  9. 1st Metropolitan Masonic Concert SeriesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | PressReleasePoint

    Pianists Samson Tsoy & Pavel Kolesnikov will play an exciting programme for two pianos including the well-known Saint-Saens' " Carnival Of Animals ", together with other popular compositions by Ravel, Tchaikowsky and Rachmaninov.

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  10. Final Bravo! Vail concert Saturday night at Vilar CenterRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Vail Daily News

    ... Ransom Wilson, and the Calder Quartet. The final CPR Classical broadcast of Bravo! Vail's 2014 season is "The Music of Ravel and Rouse" Saturday at 7 p.m. featuring masterworks by the great French master Maurice Ravel and contemporary American ...

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  11. Summer music school grows with festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Korea Herald

    ... serieuses," Op. 54, while Kim Tae-yong of the Juilliard School presented "Valses nobles et sentimentales" by Ravel. For the three and others in the audience, every minute with the pianist must have been precious. Their gray-haired teacher is, in ...

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  12. The compelling power of the mediaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | MindaNews

    ... accelerating pace and had to stop. Then it dawned on me: it was the music! The librarian next door was playing Maurice Ravel's Bolero, a masterpiece of passionate Gypsy music that starts slow, creeps subtly up, climbs with the urgency of Flamenco ...

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  13. A new perspective on recording classical musicRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Seattle Gay News

    ... from the above-mentioned Beethoven (plus part of the second movement from his 8th symphony), a piano selection from Ravel's 'Miroirs,' a complex choral selection by Bach, two animals from Saint-Saens' 'Carnival of Animals,' the 'presto' section from ...

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  14. Ben Folds partners with FW Philharmonic for unforgettable perfomanceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... three-movement Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. The work draws on many recognizable classical influences such as Ravel and Gershwin while testing the bounds of traditional orchestral music. Folds describes the piece as "proudly and overtly ...

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  15. Violinist Joshua Bell joins DSO for return visit to Meadow BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Detroit Free Press

    ... on the bill is violinist Joshua Bell, an exceptionally charismatic musician who will play two beloved staples: Maurice Ravel's "Tzigane" and Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1. Second, guest conductor Michael Stern, who has been doing great things as ...

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  16. DSO celebrates 50 years of Meadow BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Detroit News

    ... the forces in Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite," Glinka's "Ruslan and Ludmila Overture," Kodaly's "Dances of Galanta," Ravel's "Tzigane" and Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1. The latter two pieces will feature white-hot violinist Joshua Bell. It will be a ...

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  17. Classical expert an annual highlight for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

    ... Purdy on Monday afternoon at The Lodge in Lancaster, where about 180 people attended to hear musical compositions from Ravel, Borodin, Hasselmans and Debussy, to name a few. Purdy's introductions, always riddled with humor, entertained the crowd ...

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  18. Vail Daily health column: Are musicians athletes?Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Vail Daily News

    ... aria) violinist makes 740 strokes. Another passage demands the violinist bow 38 notes in 3 seconds. In the 14-minute Ravel's "Bolero," the snare drum plays 5,144 strokes. Add the importance of getting the timing and placement of every note correct. ...

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  19. Roelof Temmingh to Make Debut at Nederburg Concert Series, 27 JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... piano music. The first half of the concert will include works by the great composers, Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel. After interval, it will be an all Russian affair with dazzling and powerful pieces by renowned masters, Moszkowski, ...

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  20. Classical review: Wallace National Junior Piano Competition, University Music TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... counterpoint in Arvo Part's Partita (one of only two works of the evening to date from after 1949) and the Finale of Ravel's Sonatine was a galvanic shimmering. Raewyn Huang, in third place, chose Mozart, but the linear intricacies of his K 533 F ...

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