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1 hr ago | LA Weekly

They Were Supposed To Be the Next Arcade Fire

Star-crossed lovers, two heavily armed families vying for political dominance - long before Game of Thrones, Shakespeare branded the enduring appeal of these elements with Romeo and Juliet.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Prokofiev, Sergei Prokofiev, Ballet, The Birthday Party, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Review: An enchanting, energetic 'Woods'

JESSICA PALOPOLI/SAN FRANCISCO PLAYHOUSE The Baker and his wife get frisky in the fairy tale-themed musical 'Into the Woods.'


Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Stephen Sondheim

9 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Austin Chamber Musical Festival Sixth Annual Pride Concert

On the list of gay and lesbian composers whose music is celebrated in the Austin Chamber Music Festival's annual Pride Concert, figures from the 20th and 21st centuries predominate which isn't surprising considering how recently Western culture has begun to remove the stigma around sexual orientation.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, George Frideric Handel

9 hrs ago |

REVIEW: "Griot Classique" a classical music migration

Malian native and Durham resident Mamadou Diabate took home a Grammy Award in 2009 for the Best Traditional World Music Album.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Mandela, Drama Movies

14 hrs ago | Music and Vision Daily

Classical Music News - The King's Consort

The King's Consort returns on disc to music by Henry Purcell, the composer whom the group has championed, across the world, for three decades.


Related Topix: Henry Purcell

18 hrs ago | Batley Today

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, Opera, New York, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Classical Beat: Tanglewood Offers Some Don't-Miss Concerts

The Jasper String Quartet will perform Saturday, July 12, at 8 p.m. in New Lebanon, N.Y., as part of the Concerts at Tannery Pond series.


Related Topix: The String Quartet, New Lebanon, NY, Symphony, Arts, Opera, The Boston Pops, Chanticleer

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' illuminates Starlight Theatre

American Idol winner Diana DeGarmo, alonside husband and American Idol top 10 finalist Ace Young, bring their singing and acting to the Starlight Theatre stage from July 8-13 for Andrew Lloyd Webber's popular show, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Drea American Idol winner Diana DeGarmo, alonside husband and American Idol top 10 finalist Ace ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ace, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Egypt

Berkshire Eagle

Canadian Brass performs musical blend at the Southern Vermont Arts Center

The sartorial get-up of the Canadian Brass -- tuxedoes and white running shoes -- fairly sum up the approach of this ensemble to their craft.


Related Topix: The Canadian Brass, Brass., Big-Band, Bach, Fats Waller, Jazz, George Gershwin, Schumann

WHMI-FM Howell

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The Brighton Center for the Performing Arts was one of four Metro Detroit venues selected for a free DSO concert in October.


Related Topix: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Livingston County, MI, Brighton, MI

This is Wiltshire

ATHLETICS: Greene back with a win

Greene, who lives near Melksham, was returning to action for his first race in just under a year after injury problems and finished in 49.89 seconds in Budapest.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England,


City of music

For centuries, Vienna was the glittering capital of a great empire where the potential sponsorship of the Habsburg dynasty and many of the aristocrats at the imperial court created an excellent environment for musicians and artists.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Mozart, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 08, 2014

John Barrowman's You Raise Me Up Now Available On CD

Internationally recognized stage and screen star John Barrowman is set to release his seventh studio album today, a new collection of material titled YOU RAISE ME UP, and it is now available to order in digital and physical form via iTunes and Amazon, respectively.


Related Topix: Torchwood, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, John Barrowman

Music and Vision Daily

Classical Music News - The Schubert Project

Many international musicians arrive in Oxford this October to take part in The Schubert Project - the UK's first complete performance of Schubert's songs, and a world first in the scope of a single festival.


Andrew Lloyd Webber Plotting Cats Movie

Andrew Lloyd Webber is eyeing a movie adaptation of his musical Cats after confirming the show will return to London's West End later this year .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Burnley Citizen

Church vows to carry on working

Charlotte Church may have made millions as a child star - but she says that she will have to work for the rest of her life.


Related Topix: Charlotte Church

David Aaron Carpenter Launches New London Series Tonight

David Aaron Carpenter To Launch Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, tonight, July 8th- London debut for 'the hottest violist of the 21st century' and his Salom Chamber Orchestra soloists, with Music Of The Jewish Diaspora.


Related Topix: Mendelssohn, New York

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Coming to Woodland: A renovated, expanded State Theatre

The proposed project, depicted here in an artist's rendering, would restore some of the downtown structure's original exterior features and expand to the left.


Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Theater, Arts, Enrico Caruso, Sacramento, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

3,500 free tickets up for grabs from today for BSO concerts

In total, 3,500 tickets are being given away for the full symphonic concerts at Pier Approach on August 9. Both concerts will be performed by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Maxime Tortelier, Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association with the BSO.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts


Le Nozze di Figaro

On July 3, the Miami Summer Music Festival presented the third opera of their opening season with Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Mozart, Florida International University