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1 hr ago | WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

9 On Your Side to air LumenoCity concert live Dona t have tickets to LumenoCity? Dona t fret.

WCPO 9 On Your Side will air the event live Saturday, Aug. 2 thanks to a partnership with CET and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.


Related Topix: Arts

5 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

1989: Sweet Land of Liberty Parade goes international

Local July Fourth Parade Makes News 'Around World' - LaGrange's "Sweet Land of Liberty" Fourth of July Parade has received international recognition, according to local merchant Chris Cleaveland, who is visiting relatives in West Germany.


Related Topix: Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA, World News, Georgia, LaGrange College, Arts

9 hrs ago |

Pacific Symphony Kicks Off Symphony in the Cities Concerts Tonight

Pack a picnic and gather the family for an evening of free music and outdoor summer fun when Pacific Symphony presents "Symphony in the Cities" in Irvine and Mission Viejo.


Related Topix: Arts, Irvine, CA, Mission Viejo, CA, Classical, Bizet, Vivaldi, Copland

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Didn't she almost have it all?: our 5 favorite moments in time from 'The Music of Whitney...

She's a drop-dead gorgeous Broadway star with a big, beautiful voice who astounded her family with her rendition of "The Greatest Love of All" when she was three and matured into a consummate performer who never stopped appreciating Whitney.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Arts, Entertainment

Whittier Daily News

La Mirada Symphony has new president, music director

Rose Bourassa of La Mirada, who has been on the board for about four years, has been elected president.


Related Topix: Arts, La Mirada, CA, Buena Park, CA, Norwalk, CA, Brea, CA, Theater

The Washington Post

Some standout playing, but orchestra struggles at cohesion

Summer is a difficult season for orchestras.The conventional wisdom is that audiences become less interested in listening to symphonic repertoire indoors, so orchestras often go foraging for them, in nontraditional venues and with gimmicks like pops concerts and movie and video-game scoring.


Related Topix: Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Video Games, Music, Entertainment, Health

The Age

Melbourne Symphony

It seems like yesterday that Markus Stenz was taking the MSO through his extroverted interpretations of the nine Mahler symphonies.


Related Topix: Arts

Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Summertime Hits': A little of this and that, and a lot of fun

Grand Rapids Symphony played "Summertime Hits" at the Picnic Pops, conducted by Matt Catingub and featuring vocalist Anita Hall, on Thursday, July 24, at Cannonsburg Ski Area.


Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Bruckner: Symphony No 9 Lucerne Festival O/Abbado Deutsche Grammophon ?????

Claudio Abbado conducted his final concerts at the Lucerne festival in August last year, and this disc of Bruckner's ninth conveys some sense of just how special an occasion it was, and how those who were lucky enough to be there are unlikely ever to forget it.


Related Topix: Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston Symphony Orchestra Unveils First Tanglewood Tales Video

Ever wonder what it's like to be a young, up-and-comer in the classical music scene? The Tanglewood Music Center is shining some light on the answer with its summer video series which spotlights six fellows from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer music academy.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Music, Entertainment

Colorado Springs Independent

Stone symphony announces 'musical Ted Talk'

The cash-strapped Colorado Symphony has been performing at Red Rocks a lot this season, serving as orchestra-for-hire for DeVotchKa, Steve Vai and Amos Lee , as well as an upcoming Jerry Garcia tribute featuring Government Mule's Warren Haynes.


Related Topix: Arts, Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock

Denver Post

Denver may tear down Boettcher Concert Hall for a new amphitheater

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra rehearses on April 24 at the Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Denver.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Southern Utah News

More tickets available for Utah Symphony's Free Concert at Bryce Canyon

Utah residents will now have a better chance of experiencing a rare outdoor performance by the Utah Symphony with the release of an additional 700 tickets for an upcoming concert at Bryce Canyon National Park.


Related Topix: Utah, Arts, Bryce Canyon National Park, US National Parks, Garfield County, UT, Classical

Jerusalem Post

Figaro here, Figaro there

The Haifa Symphony closes its season with a semi-staged production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville on Sunday and Monday.


Related Topix: Rossini, Opera, Arts, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

Houston Press

Five Contemporary Acts the Houston Symphony Should Take On

This Saturday at Jones Hall , the Houston Symphony will take on the music of Led Zeppelin, as arranged by conductor Brent Havens.


Related Topix: Arts, Metal, Hard-Rock, Metallica, Deep Purple, Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Town Topics

An Evening of Piano Concertos Featured Four Artists From The Golandsky Institute

For eleven years, a musical treasure has been taking place in Princeton in the summer.


Related Topix: Arts

Saratoga News

Symphony Silicon Valley's free outdoor concert series returns to San Jose State University

Photo courtesy of Symphony Silicon Valley Target Summer Pops, the region's largest free music festival, kicks off July 26 at San Jose State University.


Related Topix: Arts, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Tchaikovsky, Classical, Aaron Copland

Daily Echo

Music day for Chernobyl kids

TWO local charities collaborated to create a music-making day for 17 children from the Ukraine affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Classical, Arts

Bournemouth Echo

Meet conductor Frank Zielhorst, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's newest rising star

Frank Zielhorst from the Netherlands will officially be the 2014 Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association, a key role at the BSO.


Related Topix: Classical, Arts

Tickets Now On Sale For Chattanooga Symphony & Orchestra's 2014-15 Season

Single tickets for the 2014/15 season of the Chattanooga Symphony& Opera will go on sale this Monday at 10 a.m. Popular concerts for the upcoming season include Opening Night/Beethoven's 9thBand Fever, Tchaikovsky's 6th.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Arts, Opera, Hamilton County, TN