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Symphony Space Will Celebrate Leonard Bernstein With Free Concert in 2018

Wall to Wall Leonard Bernstein will be presented in May 2018 at the New York venue.<p>Symphony Space’s annual signature concert event will celebrate the …


Stray dogs, cats enjoy classical music at Istanbul rehab center - ANIMALS

ANIMALS >Stray dogs, cats enjoy classical music at Istanbul rehab center<p>ISTANBUL<p>A rehab center for stray animals in Istanbul’s Beylikdüzü district …


Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'Young classical musicians of colour have no role models"

The founder of Europe's first black and minority ethnic orchestra talks to Ivan Hewett about the challenges of building an ensemble from scratch<p>Almost two years ago, on September 13 2015, something happened at London’s Royal Festival Hall that was both ordinary and extraordinary. An orchestra …


Montreal puts on free, outdoor concert featuring 3 orchestras, Rufus Wainwright

Concert will start at 9 p.m. Saturday, at the foot of Mount Royal on Parc Avenue<p>The city is marking its 375th birthday with a giant, free outdoor …


Arts, culture performance to vibe City Hall on Independence Day

The Jakarta administration plans to celebrate Indonesia’s 72nd Independence Day by showcasing arts and culture activities at City Hall.<p>The …


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The pleasure of listening to classical music, as every classical music aficionado knows, goes well beyond listening to one's favorite piece. You …

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Meet the Maestro: Sofi Jeannin

8:00, 15th August 2017<p>The future BBC Singers chief conductor draws on her experience of French and Swedish choral cultures<p>‘One could easily get …


Peter Sellars turns Mozart's last opera into a modern message of humanity in the face of terror

As the world reacted to news of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that ended with one participant driving his car into counter-protesters and killing a woman, a crowd in this picturesque city — once a favorite Nazi retreat — made an offering with flowers and candles.<p>The offering …


Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 / Capuçon · Dudamel · Berliner Philharmoniker


Nash Ensemble/Hill; BBCSO/Ono review – British voices tell compelling stories

Southwark Cathedral; Royal Albert Hall, London Two choral premieres – Judith Weir’s In the Land of Uz and Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Hibiki – were of contrasting scales and themes, but both were imaginative and restrained<p>Choral music is always a prominent element of the Proms. Each season traditionally …


Proms conductor in row with musicians' church after it bans 'non-religious' concerts

It's the spiritual home of musicians where Proms founder Sir Henry Wood is buried.<p>But a London church has become embroiled in a row with one of Britain's best-known composers after it announced it would close its doors to choirs and orchestras because their music was not religious.<p>Now part of a …


Make room on the shelf for massive new BSO box set

The beauty of CD box sets is that they’re tidy, compact collections of music. Usually.<p>Then there’s “Boston Symphony Orchestra: The Complete …


Sometimes the Good Guys Win

The Left won’t stop this symphony.<p>I am writing this column to inform readers of some good news.<p>The sustained efforts of individuals, organizations, …


Move over Yo-Yo Ma: Barney Frank fronts First Editions concert in October

Who’d have thought that retired congressman Barney Frank and longtime Philadelphia orchestra conductor James Freeman would take a journey into jazz? …


Prom 40

A limited number of Promming e-tickets (£7.12 including fees) will go on sale at 9am on the day of the concert.<p>These PDF e-tickets guarantee entry to …


Philip Glass: Piano Works by Víkingur Ólafsson

I’m currently listening to Philip Glass: Piano Works by Víkingur Ólafsson.<p>Compare with Glass’s own take on the Études. The NY Times recently …


The PYO round up their summer concert series

Youngsters head to Edinburgh Fringe next week<p>Talented young musicians from across Perth and Kinross are looking forward to completing their summer …


Sydney Symphony Orchestra and David Robertson reconcile two schools of modernism

<b>Gnarly Buttons. Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Carriageworks. August 13|<br>Reviewed by Peter McCallum</b><br>★★★★½<p>European and American modernist styles often …


Greensboro Symphony to Welcome Ken Jeong for NOT SO CLASSICAL at Carolina Theatre

The internationally renowned Greensboro Symphony launches their 58th season with an entirely new concept of experiencing classical music: Not So …


Long Island Veggie Orchestra Makes 'Gourd-Geous' Symphony Of Sound

<b>ROCKY POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — A group of Long Island musicians are making music — but they’re far from your garden variety performers.<p>TV 10/55’s …


Takacs Quartet plays Carl Vine, Beethoven and Haydn in Canberra for Musica Viva

Australian composer Carl Vine wrote 'Child's Play' for the Takacs Quartet.


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BBC Radio 3 - BBC Proms, 2017, Prom 37: Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3

Live at the BBC Proms: the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor Thomas Dausgaard and pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk, perform music by Rachmaninov.<p>Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London<br>Presented by Kate Molleson<p>Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor<p>c. 6.55pm - Interval: PROMS EXTRA …


The Salzburg Festival Reawakens

The upward-springing hair, bright polyester shirts, and merry cackle of Peter Sellars, the American director, are once again in evidence at the Salzburg Festival, which means that change is in the air. In recent years, this most sumptuous of classical-music gatherings has reverted to its default …


Pieter Wispelwey's Bach Cello Suites conjure up new musical shapes

<b>Pieter Wispelwey plays the Bach Cello Suites.<br>Sydney Symphony Orchestra. City Recital Hall. August 7.</b><br>★★★★½<p><b>Verdi Requiem. Opera Australia.<br>Opera House</b> …


Primary Wave Acquires Glenn Gould Publishing and Master Royalties

Primary Wave Music Publishing, one of the largest independent music publishers in the U.S., has acquired the music rights of legendary Canadian …


Tempesta di Mare Plays Music of Naples and Venice

Tempesta di Mare, a Baroque ensemble from Philadelphia, take us on a trip to Venice and Naples in this Concert From The Frick Collection: A Tale of …


Takacs Quartet review: Refreshingly confident, that's how it's done

<b>MUSIC</b> <b><br>TAKACS QUARTET</b> ★★★★½ <br>Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre<br>August 12 and 22<p>Welcome again to the Takacs people, showing us all how it's …


Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Confronts Controversy Over Right-Wing Guest Conductor

The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra will have a guest conductor this week: Dennis Prager. He'll conduct Haydn's Symphony No. 51 at an orchestra fundraiser.<p>Dennis Prager's day job, however, has members of the orchestra up in arms — or, at least, laying down their instruments. He's a conservative …


Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 In F Minor, Op. 57 -"Appassionata": 2. Andante con moto - Live

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