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2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Prokofiev Symphonies no 3 and 7, Kirill Karabits/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

LAST week, following a superficial Prokofiev Symphony No 5 release from Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra, I pointed out that there is a load of new Prokofiev recordings out, including some that are really important.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts

7 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

REVIEW: Fiesta Pops offers stunning performances

It's not the best known event of the season, but Fiesta Pops needs be near or at the top of any Fiesta reveler's to-do list.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, actors know how to do drama

Drama, drama and more drama were on the program for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's performance Friday evening in Uihlein Hall.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Arts, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in March, but had to delay after he fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals.

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Related Topix: It's All Relative, Two of a Kind, Children TV, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Opera, Drama

19 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Violinist supreme Nicola Benedetti headlines Ulverston music festival

Headlined by virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti, the festival runs from June 6-15 and includes everything from guitar and piano recitals to the chance to take part in a tango extravaganza.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Symphony announces winners of 2014 ...

The Board of Directors of the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra has announced the winners of the annual SCALA Competition held recently at Callaway Auditorium on the campus of LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Arts, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA

The Victoria Advocate

Superintendent's column: VISD is helping students shine in education

With the STAAR testing so prominently upon us, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our VISD family members for their outstanding efforts to serve as a Champion for our Children.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arts, Victoria, TX

Denver Post

Brian Priestman, 87, former Denver Symphony conductor

Brian Priestman, the maestro who lead Denver's premiere symphony orchestra for nine years, died April 18 at his home in Broze, France.

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Denver Post

Brian Priestman, 87, former Denver Symphony conductor

Brian Priestman, the maestro who lead Denver's premiere symphony orchestra for nine years, died April 18 at his home in England.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Toledo Symphony Announces School of Music Summer Programs - Fantasy...

The Toledo Symphony School of Music is offering summer classes, ensembles, and private lessons for musicians of all ages and abilities in the Greater Toledo area.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ben Folds to Join Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Concert, 7/17

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced a special performance with acclaimed multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ben Folds on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyer hoff Symphony Hall.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto,...

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra, Pasadena, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents the Sight of Sound Season Finale, 4/29

Enjoy a spectacular season finale with Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Creatures of Prometheus Overture, and this year's Sight of Sound Film Competition Finalists! Watch and listen as the orchestra performs a mix of short silent films to music, as we debut the finalists of our first ever Sight of Sound International Film Competition .

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Sys-Con Media

Houston Symphony And Musicians Agree To New 4-Year Contract, Ahead Of Schedule

The new agreement will continue a series of musician salary increases intended to retain and attract the finest orchestra musicians possible and create new opportunities for expanded community/educational activities and revenue-generating concerts while maintaining a sustainable financial position.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Campbell River's grand celebration of music

An 11-day celebration of music in Campbell River begins Thursday April 24, as the Friends of Music open their 27th annual Music Week.

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Related Topix: Classical, Chopin, Arts

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kent Reporter

Wharton warms the heart as orchestra's principal cellist | ASO in concert

His latest task is stringing together German composer Max Bruch's Kol Nidrei, a powerful, melodic prayer - and the featured 10-minute solo in the Auburn Symphony Orchestra's April 26-27 concerts at the Auburn Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Arts, Moscow, ID, Opera, Entertainment

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Youth orchestra hits high notes

The group played a concert at Westcliff High School for Boys, including classical favourites such as Schubert's Unfinished Symphony.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Canton Youth Symphony Presents Rimsky-Korsakov's SCHEHERAZADE as Season Finale, 4/27

"Senior-itis" might be used to describe high school students sloughing off their final year, but for Canton Youth Symphony seniors, "easy" isn't in their vocabulary.

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Reuters

Manuscript of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 set for London sale

An autograph manuscript score of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 that had been presumed lost for half a century will be sold at auction in May, Sotheby's said on Thursday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

San Antonio Symphony to Celebrate 75th Anniversary with Joshua Bell, 6/14

One of the city's most venerable cultural institutions, the San Antonio Symphony, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a classical concert and post-concert celebration on Saturday, June 14. The concert will feature international violin sensation Joshua Bell at the Majestic Theatre, beginning at 8 p.m. From the stunningly powerful violin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Joshua Bell, Sibelius, Strauss

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