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2 hrs ago | The Courier

What's on in Ballarat: August 23-24

Details: Eighty-six outstanding works on show including the work of Marcus Wills, a former winner of Australia's most acclaimed art award, the Archibald Prize in 2006.


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6 hrs ago | Bridgwater Mercury

British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra at Weston's Playhouse Theatre

ONE of Britain's finest 33-piece orchestras will commemorate the 100th and 75th anniversaries of the First and Second World Wars in Weston this August.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/8

The Hilton Head International Piano Competition will present its 2014 First Prize-winner, Shen Lu, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Mr. Shen will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Tan Dun , Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Scarlatti.


Related Topix: Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Tan Dun

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The FESTIVA season will begin on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 4:00 pm with organist Michael Shake.


Related Topix: Florence, SC, Erskine College, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, University of Georgia Clayton

Warrnambool Standard

Port Fairy Spring Music Festival celebrates 25 years of classical note

PORT Fairy's Spring Music Festival will celebrate 25 years of bringing culture and classical music to the south-west this October.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Brahms, Mozart

Cybercast News Service

Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors

Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honor Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Stephen Sondheim, Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Daft Punk

Brandon Sun

Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks among performers to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards

Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honour Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Stephen Sondheim, Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Daft Punk


Outline Gto C-12 Performs With Classical Superstars

II Divo recently performed their 2013 album "A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live" to a capacity crowd of 18,000 gathered at Musgrave Park in Cork reinforced byt an Outline GTO line array system.


Related Topix: Il Divo

National Public Radio

A Perfectly Cromulent Classical Guide To 'The Simpsons' Marathon

From its start nearly 25 years ago, The Simpsons was different. Not only was it animated, it had a Murderer's Row of voice actors and writing talent .


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bizet, Jon Lovitz, Springfield, NE

The Age

Brainwave: Large screens plot the neurological activity of David...

Brainwave: Large screens plot the neurological activity of David Robertson, chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hillsboro Star-Journal

Community band to perform

The Flint Hills Community Band will perform a free outdoor concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Kaw Mission in Council Grove.


Related Topix: Council Grove, KS, Celebrities, Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Morning Call

Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone.


Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Moravian College, Music, Entertainment

Live Design Online

DPA Microphones Was The Impresario Of Aspen Opera Theater Center

Collection of company's mics were on hand for recording at Wheeler Opera House during the Aspen Music Festival and School ASPEN, CO Every year, professional and aspiring classical musicians and technical personnel from around the world head to the mountains of Colorado for an eight-week summer intensive retreat at the Aspen Music Festival and ... (more)


Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Theater, Arts, Opera, Tchaikovsky

Classical music redefined for young people

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The Grand Rapids Symphony is making it easy for more people to take advantage of good music with great benefits.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Grand Rapids, MI


Rossini's Cinderella Story, La Cenerentola, Returns To Great...

Met Principal Conductor . Angelina is her eighth role at the Met. Juan Diego Flrez is one of the world's foremost Rossini tenors, currently counting 17 of the composer's tenor roles in his repertory.


Related Topix: Rossini, Opera, Conductor, Great Performances at the Met, Entertainment, Television, Great Performances, Emmy Awards, Drama

Times of Oman

Musical symphony fiesta at Royal Opera House Muscat

Muscat: Ranging from opera stars to violinists and world-class orchestras, the upcoming season at the Royal Opera House Muscat features a variety of classical music concerts and recitals.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony


India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

Mr Iyengar was admitted to hospital last week and died early on Wednesday following kidney problems, doctors treating him said.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Tue Aug 19, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

John Legends gives his all at L.A.a s Greek Theatre

What: “What's Going On,” a salute to Marvin Gaye and Motown, featuring John Legend with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.


Related Topix: Motown, Marvin Gaye, Soul, R-N-B, John Legend, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music

Park Record

Festival promotes film-music compositions and composers

Film-score composer Hummie Mann will give three seminars during the Park City Film Music Festival that will be held at The Prospector Inn and Conference Center from Aug. 23 through Aug. 30. The event will also feature film screenings and live performances by the Salt Lake Pops Orchestra.


Related Topix: Events, Beethoven, Murder in the First, Drama Movies, Thriller, Symphony, Arts, Utah


Allen & Heath iLive On Rick Wakeman Anniversary Tour

An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system recently managed FOH on a tour marking the 40th anniversary of the release of Rick Wakeman's landmark concept album, Journey To The Centre Of The Earth.


Related Topix: Rick Wakeman, Progressive-Rock