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Chroma Trio to Electrify Fort Lee Library with Beethoven
New York Times lauded classical ensemble "The Chroma Trio" will be returning to Fort Lee in June.
The Jersey Journal
Things to do in Warren County on Sunday, May 19
Take a look at some of the best in photographs sent to the Warren Reporter during the week of May 13-17, 2013.
New York Daily News
Audra McDonald back at Lincoln Center for concert
A few days before she creates another moment at Lincoln Center, Audra McDonald says yes, she can remember some of the earlier ones.
Sat May 18, 2013
Church of the Advent to present sacred music in its proper context
Exactly a week ago I wrote about how the San Francisco Symphony Chorus had prefaced their performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Opus 123 mass setting in D minor in Davies Symphony Hall with three of the movements from the Missa Papae Marcelli by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.
Fri May 17, 2013
Music rivals, Esperanto and new works on Seattle stages
Arriving this week on Seattle stages: a play partly written in Esperanto, a romp with J.S. Bach and some of his musical rivals, and the latest Hedgebrook festival of new works by esteemed women dramatists.
San Bernardino: Symphony season closes with massive works
"You can call it comfort food, if you like," said music director and conductor Frank Fetta about the program for the May 18 season finale concert of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra.
Thu May 16, 2013
A concert of classical lullabies
A pair of successful Music Institute of Chicago alumni will give a recital Saturday from their new CD, "Violin Lullabies," which has been getting national attention for its unusual focus and beautiful sound.
The Globe and Mail
Hats off to the Mendelssohn Choir for tackling Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
In August of 1819, Anton Schindler, Beethoven's friend, visited the composer one afternoon to find a typical late Beethovian scene.
Celebrate Wagner's 200th Birthday With The Great Kat Guitar Goddess
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.greatkat.com Music: http://www.greatkat.com/04/wagnerride.mp3 CELEBRATE WAGNER'S 200th BIRTHDAY with THE GREAT KAT GUITAR GODDESS! HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY RICHARD WAGNER! Born on May 22, 1813 in Leipzig, Germany.
Exploring the Eroica
Several years ago, a professional woman in her 30s, just transferred to Buffalo by her large, international corporation, asked a group of her new co-workers about the cultural scene in Buffalo.
Review: NBSO finale is extraordinary
Saturday night's "All Beethoven" program by the NBSO with pianist Alexander Schimpf was a truly extraordinary concert.
Tue May 14, 2013
Revolutionary and Banned Chamber Music Festival
In 1804, Beethoven got the news that Napoleon, hero of the French Revolution, had declared himself emperor.
The Jersey Journal
Piano concert at Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy, May 19
Keely Schmerber, 16 year-old budding piano virtuoso, returns to Historic Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy, Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m., in a solo concert to perform an evening of classical works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, and Scriabin.
Mon May 13, 2013
Albany Times Union
Advocates shed light on tower's final days
As the last stains of sunlight receded below the horizon, Jim de Seve opened the doors of his 2010 Honda and turned on the stereo.
Sun May 12, 2013
'Missa Solemnis' review: stunning magic
Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" is often reckoned a difficult undertaking for performers and listeners alike, a densely monumental summation of everything the composer had learned about music and spirituality over the course of a long career.
Northern Sinfonia/Dean - review
Under normal circumstances, a violin bow without rosin has the same practical value as a glass hammer or a chocolate teapot.
Sat May 11, 2013
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas falls short of previous late Beethoven triumph
The final subscription concert in the 2010-2011 season of the San Francisco Symphony was a particularly memorable high point for Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas .
Grand Rapids Symphony and seldom-heard Beethoven work end season with remarkable...
But it wasn't his only crowning achievement for symphony orchestra, nor for orchestra and chorus, nor even for the year 1823.
Fri May 10, 2013
Nashoba Publishing Online
Calling all composers
The Lawrence Academy music program presents the second yearly concert in its series, Calling All Composers! Intended to provide Lawrence Academy students and the Groton community direct access to the highest level of both piano performance and composition, the series welcomes pianist Jun Toguchi, who will perform the works of two of Lawrence ... (more)
Heat's no match for these options - Fri, 10 May 2013 PST
Sure, it seems crazy to complain about hot weather in May, given the past few Seattle-like springs we've endured.