It's not over, it's Mahler. Philharmonic closes season with milestone work.

At the end of the third movement of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 5 Saturday night, Lexington Philharmonic music director Scott Terrell's baton arm …


KC Symphony’s Celebration at the Station starts off summer with a boom

Every year on the Sunday before Memorial Day, the grounds of Union Station and Liberty Memorial explode with fireworks and patriotic music to usher …

Kansas City

Saturday Night Loser’s Club, Vol. DCXLII: Maestras in the Sequel Edition

First off, much thanks to the SNLC regulars for covering self the loser’s absentee landlord SNLC last weekend (33 comments and 4 recs, pretty good; …

Symphony Orchestra

Who is Elin Manahan Thomas and what is she singing at the Royal Wedding?

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry announced their musical performances well ahead of their wedding day.<p>Among those gracing the momentous occasion is …

Royal Weddings

Surviving Five Glorious Nights of Beethoven Symphonies, with the Cleveland Orchestra

To be sure, the Cleveland Orchestra’s Prometheus Project — playing all nine Beethoven symphonies over a two weekend stretch — is an over-the-top …


Recording of June 2018: After Bach

<b>Brad Mehldau: After Bach</b><br>Brad Mehldau, piano<br>Nonesuch 7559-79318-0 (CD). 2018. Robert Hurwitz, exec. prod.; Tom Korkidis, prod. coord.; Tom Lazarus, …


Cellist Donald Whitton played with the Canadian rock band Lighthouse

Donald Whitton was one of the most unlikely rock ‘n’ roll musicians of the 1960s, an era that celebrated sex, drugs and loud music.<p>He was in his mid-40s, a war veteran, married with children and had played cello with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Symphony Orchestra.<p>And yet the man who …


In 1985, a pilot program called Mozart-in-the-Parking-Lot discovered something surprising: You can fight crime with orchestral music

In 1985, a pilot program called Mozart-in-the-Parking-Lot discovered something surprising: You can fight crime with orchestral music


Home listening: Reynaldo Hahn, plus Shostakovich up-close and in the opera house

• Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947), who moved in the same circles as Marcel Proust, has a reputation of being a louche Frenchman specialising in salon songs. Instead he was born in Caracas, to a German-Jewish father and local Venezuelan mother. The family emigrated to Paris when he was three, remarkable …

Music (UK)

von Paradis's Sicilienne in E Flat Major (cello and piano)


10-year-old piano prodigy wants people to know having autism is "cool"

Tina Velazquez was in her kitchen when she heard someone sit down and start playing the grand piano in the other room. The Pembroke Pines resident …

Miami Heat

The String Quartet As Chosen Family In 'The Ensemble'

Aja Gabel's new novel has music cues for each new section. One of them is for Antonin Dvorak's "American" String Quartet in F, Op. 96, No. 12, which is performed in the opening of the book.<p><i>It's a love story,</i> the famous violinist had said, and even though Jana knew it was not, those were the words …


Brahms v Radiohead at Kings Theater- Events - WQXR Media Sponsorship | WQXR | New York's Classical Music Radio Station

Tickets: $39.50 - $75.00<p>Duration: 2 hours<p>Venue: Kings Theatre<p>1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226<p>WQXR is a media partner for Stereo Hideout: …


Ridgefield Music: Metropolitan String Orchestra​ in Free Concert

The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra and Lounsbury House are presenting a special free Listening Live! Community Concert.<p>The Ridgefield Symphony …

New Jersey

Star cellist, 19, was to perform in L.A., but then Meghan Markle called

You've heard of a runaway bride. But what about a runaway cellist?<p>The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra learned that it will be left at the altar this weekend — the altar being the Alex Theatre on Glendale. For the last concert of its 50th anniversary season, LACO was to perform with 19-year-old …


A58 / 18th century violin by Johann Georg II Schonfelder - € 10,000


10 best tracks to test your system's treble

Steely Dan

Yannick and Grimaud connect like soul mates in Beethoven's 'Piano Concerto No. 4'

The partnership between Philadelphia Orchestra maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin and pianist Hélène Grimaud is not some publicity thing: Their rapport is …


Q&A: Terence Blanchard plays jazz for uncertain times

Terence Blanchard is one of the top trumpeters in jazz, with a sound that ranges from cool to ecstatic. Perhaps best known for his albums on the …

St. Louis

Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach'

The film <i>On Chesil Beach</i> opens with a cocksure Edward, played by Billy Howle, mansplaining the blues to his new wife, Florence, a classical violinist played by Saoirse Ronan. It's a snapshot of the young couple's relationship, which disintegrates throughout the course of the film due to mismatched …


Hans Graf returning to Houston for Texas Music Festival

Texas Music Festival

Music Festivals

Harry 'Sweets' Edison On Piano Jazz

Harry "Sweets" Edison (1915 - 1999) was a legendary stylist of jazz trumpet. From his days as a soloist in the Count Basie Band to his time as a studio musician for the likes of Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, he was known for the sweet, muted tones that were his namesake. On …


SF Symphony and Itzhak Perlman muddle through together

Itzhak Perlman is, by all the available evidence, one heckuva nice fellow. He has a megawatt smile and a charming demeanor, and there’s a personable …

San Francisco

Johannes Brahms

Latest Release<p>Brahms Classical Piano<br>• December 2017<br>• • 27 Songs<p>Oct 2017 34 songs<p>May 2017 30 songs<p>About<p>Biography<p>A German composer of major works in all …


Kretzer Piano Music Foundation To Present The Stuart School Of Music In Concert At CityPlace

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will present The Stuart School of Music in concert on Tuesday, June …

Salvation Army

Summer Arts Preview: Classical picks

<b>ANTENNA CLOUD FARM</b> Now in its second season, this hilltop former dairy farm in Gill presents diverse, genre-blurring programs. Before each concert, …

New England

Watch ‘American Idol’ Alum Lee DeWyze Perform His Latest Sync-Ready Song, ‘Paranoia’

Hot on the heels of a No. 1 iTunes debut, “American Idol” season 9 winner Lee DeWyze has released a video for the title track to his latest album, …

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Sergej Rachmaninoff

About<p>Biography<p>Pianist David Helfgott and director Scott Hicks turned Sergei Rachmaninoff into the hottest composer of the middle/late 1990s through …


Bola Sete :: Falling Stars

Nestled at the end of a recent installment of Deerhunter’s weekly, and highly recommended, “Sunday Night Radio Hour” Spotify mix, was Bola Sete’s …


Springfield Symphony Orchestra to kick off 75th season with new shows, excitement about future (photos)

SPRINGFIELD- The Springfield Symphony Orchestra has revealed details of its 75th Anniversary Season, announcing new shows and initiatives aimed at …