Violin

Brahms: The Piano Trios CD review – faultless, larger-than-life music making

Ax/Kavakos/Ma (Sony Classical, two CDs)<p>The tradition of leading soloists joining up to play the staples of the chamber-music repertory is a long and distinguished one. One of the most celebrated early recordings of the three Brahms piano trios was made in the 1940s by the “million-dollar trio” of …

Music

4 Reasons Why Raising Your Price Is a Brilliant Marketing Move

Marketing > Sales Strategies<p>Charging less than your competitors signals potential clients that you doubt the value of what you offer.<p>Next Article<p>Christian Martin - Guest Writer<p>It’s natural and tempting to think that lower prices will attract more clients, offer better value for your customers, and …

Joshua Bell

Classical CD Of The Week: Baroque Concerto Gems From Guretzky

Amazon mp3: NA | Amazon CD: ~$21 | ArkivMusic: $30 | Qobuz download: £8 | iTunes mp3: $20<p>These concertos of baroque composer Josef Antonín Guretzky (1709-1769) are a joy! Picking a composer out of Moravian obscurity, the “Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen” have put down world premiere …

Opinion

Musical Memories of the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman

At 10 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 20, the violinist shares a wide variety of high holiday recordings that have special meaning for him, including several …

Orchestras

BBC Radio 3 - BBC Proms, 2017 - Encore! Encore!

Anne-Sophie Mutter plays the Gigue from Bach's D minor Partita.<p>Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in J Strauss II's 'Furioso' Polka.<p>Denis Matsuev plays Lyadov's A Musical Snuffbox for his encore during Prom 68.<p>The Mariinsky Orchestra play music to frighten the children with at …

Orchestras

Expressive Embertone Joshua Bell Violin Virtual Instrument Captures Virtuoso Playing

Keep up-to-date on the latest news<br>Get our Free Newsletter Here!<p>Related Stories<p>User-Friendly Kurzweil SP6 Stage Piano Features Powerful …

Joshua Bell

Hamptons Film Festival Lineup: ‘I, Tonya’ Set As Closing-Night Film | Deadline

<i>I, Tonya</i>, the Margot Robbie-starring movie about the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan figure-skating scandal that just premiered at the Toronto Film …

Movies

Legend dazzles young musicians

Onstage rehearsing with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman was focused, his bow moving alternately slow and fast …

Canadian News

Beginning with a bang

Among the most glittering stars — and there are many — in the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s musical galaxy this season is legendary violinist Itzhak …

Orchestras

Watch the Conductor

David C. McCaslandHebrews 12:1–3Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of …

Faith

Hilary Hahn With Bach, Ives and American Throwbacks

article<p>http://www.wqxr.org/story/hilary-hahn-bach-ives-and-american-throwbacks/?utm_source=sharedUrl&utm_medium=metatag&utm_campaign=sharedUrl<p>WQXR<p>Revi …

Classical Music

This Robot Conducting an Orchestra Mimics Human Movements but Lacks Human Soul

Verdi and Puccini never saw this coming.<p>Last night the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra performed in Pisa, Italy for a crowd of about 800 people. …

Robotics

The Top 10 classical music events of the fall in Chicago

Where else besides Chicago can you catch, in the same season, a major celebration of Claudio Monteverdi’s operas — and, at the other end of the historical spectrum — festivals devoted to the pathbreaking musical modernism of Gyorgy Ligeti and Galina Ustvolskaya? Or, how about ballet-filled French …

The Arts

Anne-Sophie Mutter

These are good times for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Chief Conductor Davis Robertson announced a glamorous 2018 Season. The Board appointed a new MD, Emma Dunch, replacing Rory Jeffes, who after 8 years has moved to be CEO of Opera Australia. David Robertson began a 5 year term as Chief …

Classical CD Of The Week: Hidden Sibelius Gems

Amazon mp3: NA | Amazon CD: ~$16 | ArkivMusic: NA | Qobuz download: £6 | iTunes mp3: $11<p>The Humoresques opp.87/89 of Sibelius have been recorded before. Not excessively, but on occasion. But when they are, they are usually coupled with the Violin Concerto. It’s a connection that makes sense but it …

Orchestras

Going out best bets, Sept. 7 to 13

<b>Classical Peter Hum</b><p>Violin superstar Itzhak Perlman brings his 1714 Stradivarius to Southam Hall next Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 13 and 14, to …

Canadian News

Semarang Open Violin Competition attracts participants from outside the city

The city of Semarang in Central Java recently hosted a two-day event dubbed the 3rd Semarang Open Violin Competition on Sept. 2-3.<p>Up to 90 percent of …

Classical Music

Totally nude dude skydives while playing the violin

An Australian musician named Glen Donnelly went skydiving in the buff, while playing the violin. His goal was to raise awareness for body image …

Hoyt Smith, the morning voice of classical radio, is stepping down

For fans of classical radio in the Bay Area, tuning in to KDFC during the early hours of the day has long meant that the musical offerings will come with a distinctive flavor. That inviting quality — folksy, mellifluous, almost preposterously agreeable — is the trademark of Hoyt Smith, the …

Christchurch Arts Festival has flair

The Christchurch Arts Festival is underway bringing the city’s creative streak to the fore. Reviewer Tony Ryan has attended a few events, including …

New Zealand News

'D&D Curse of Strahd' Player's Report: Session 22

Session 22: <b>Krezk</b><p><i>With a thud, the gates to Krezk lurched open and the party glimpsed the cramped city streets with the mountain rising up behind them.</i> …

Love trumps loss: Irish musician moves to N.L. despite having violin stolen during tour

Rowan Sherlock fell in love with a girl, and the province<p>Irish musician Rowan Sherlock used to play violin in a band called Newfoundland.<p>Now he lives …

Canadian National Parks

Violinist celebrates 30th birthday with nude skydiving performance

Australian violinist Glen Donnelly wanted to do something special to mark his 30th birthday.

Canadian News

BBC Music - Countdown to Last Night: The Proms in 20 moments

The end of the Proms is an emotional time; it marks the end of the summer, too. But what a season it's been - hours upon hours of extraordinary music played by the greatest musicians on earth with many moments to cherish.<p>As we approach the Last Night of the Proms, we're counting down 20 of the …

Orchestras

Legendary Violinist Itzhak Perlman's Summer Job

Itzhak Perlman is best known for playing violin and conducting, but when he gets home from tour he teaches. The legendary musician sits down with Jon …

Legendary Violinist Itzhak Perlman's Summer Job

Itzhak Perlman is best known for playing violin and conducting, but when he gets home from tour he teaches. The legendary musician sits down with Jon …

The Arts

Legendary Musician Itzhak Perlman's Documentary Debut

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Fine Art

Itzhak Perlman documentary to open Hamptons Film Festival

“Itzhak,” Alison Chernick’s documentary about famous violinist Itzhak Perlman, will get its world premiere at the 2017 Hamptons International Film …

Hamptons Film Festival 2017: ‘Itzhak’ Set As Opening-Night Film | Deadline

The Hamptons Film Festival revealed this morning that Alison Chernick’s Itzhak Perlman documentary <i>Itzhak</i> will be the opening-night film at this …

Movies

10 best bets for classical music in the Baltimore area this fall

As part of The Baltimore Sun’s Fall Arts Guide, we’re picking the best arts activities coming to the area this fall. Here’s the best that the …

The Arts