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Beethoven opera at Brown Theatre

Fidelio will take place on Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. Both performances are to happen at the Brown Theatre, located at 315 W Broadway in downtown Louisville.


Related Topix: Fidelio, KY, Classical, Louisville, KY

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Age

Borodin Quartet 2014

The Borodin Quartet. Musica Viva. Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music. Thursday, October 2 at 7pm.


Related Topix: Classical, Australia, Oceania, World News, Tchaikovsky

Sat Sep 13, 2014


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents the Beethoven Festival with Andre Watts Tonight

The concert will provide a memorable experience for both the life-long lover of classical music as well as the first-time music trialist. "It is always exciting to make music with new colleagues and I am looking forward to my debut with the Ann Arbor Symphony!" said Mr. Watts in anticipation of performing Beethoven's monumental Piano Concerto No.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Gerald Carpenter: Westmont Music Faculty Start Fall with Melody

The Westmont College music faculty will open the fall season with a concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Deane Chapel on the Westmont campus. Bass-baritone Dr. Emil Dorian Cristescu, with pianist Dr. Steve Hodson, will open with two arias by Giuseppe Verdi: "Come dal ciel Precipita" from the opera Macbeth and "Il lacerato spirito" from Simone Boccanegra .


Related Topix: Westmont College, Giuseppe Verdi, Opera, Verdi, Arts, Classical, George Gershwin

Los Angeles Times

Gustavo Dudamel leads an embracing performance in Vienna

Gustavo Dudamel leads well received Rimsky-Korsakov program in Vienna, works yet to be heard from him in L.A. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic on Wednesday night in a glorious performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade" to open the 2014-15 season at the Theater an der Wien, built in 1801 and the site of many Beethoven premieres. The cream content in the playing was rich enough to satisfy Viennese demands for high caloric content.


Related Topix: Gustavo Dudamel, Classical, Vienna Philharmonic, Theater, Arts, Symphony, Entertainment


Fall classical music preview: Strong performers and quality repertoire make for tough choices

The byword for Vancouver's fall season of classical music is "quality," but with an eye toward exploration. Top presenters and performing organizations are poised to meet the challenges of changing audience demographics by reaffirming emphasis on core values, which play out in a number of stellar events running until the holiday season.


Related Topix: Classical, Haydn, Schoenberg, Arts, Opera, Drama Movies, War Requiem

Iron Tongue of Midnight

Masterpieces of Music Guides

A friend in the business called the new Masterpieces of Music guides to my attention a couple of months ago, and I have finally taken a look at the first of the guides. It's an electronic book introduction to Beethoven's Symphony No.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Electronic

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Utah Symphony Launches Season With Performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1 This Weekend

The Utah Symphony returns to Abravanel Hall this weekend, Sept. 12 & 13 to launch the 2014-15 season with Music Director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in Gustav Mahler 's Symphony No.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Gustav Mahler

Daily Herald

Elgin Symphony opens season with Beethoven's Fifth

The monthslong wait is over for Elgin Symphony Orchestra music director Andrew Grams, who opens his second season with concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Opera, Wagner, Richard Wagner


Juanjo Mena to Close LA Philharmonic's 2014 Classical Season with Beethoven's Ninth, 9/11

The Hollywood Bowl's 2014 classical season concludes in grand fashion with conductor Juanjo Mena leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Choral," Thursday, September 11, at 8 pm.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles, CA, Conductor


Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's Opening Concert Features Beethoven's 9th Symphony Tonight

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be opening its 2014/15 Barnett & Company Masterworks Series with a performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony tonight, September 11 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. The CSO musicians, conducted by Music Director Kayoko Dan, will be joined by the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Chorus, under the direction of Darrin Hassevoort, the Lee University Chorale, under the direction of William Green, plus guest soloists Rosella Ewing, Pamela Hinchman, Daniel Weeks, and Peter Volpe.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Chattanooga, TN, Opera, Lee University


World Premiere Opens LA Chamber Orchestra's 2014-15 Season

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra , led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, launches its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of a work for strings and percussion by young Australian-born composer Cameron Patrick. Also on the bill is Beethoven's iconic Symphony No.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Classical, Symphony, Arts, San Mateo County, CA, Brisbane, CA

Warwick Courier

Matching names, complementary talents

Three talented women will be performing some Beethoven, Debussy and Bridge Miniatures as part of a classical concert in the Unitarian Chapel, High Street, Warwick, at 3pm on October 4. Violinist Sarah Allen, cellist Sara Lane Rees and pianist Sarah Price, who together make up the Sarabande Piano Trio, say tickets for their concert will be available at the door and cost A 5 for adults and A 3.50 for under 12s.


Related Topix: Classical, Debussy

Wed Sep 10, 2014

State Press

ASU violinist, pianist strike musical gold

Professor of violin Katherine McLin and associate professor of music Andrew Campbell came together once more for their 25th anniversary performance, in a show that featured the emotional and powerful sonatas and pieces of Charles Ives, Francois Dompierre and the legendary Beethoven. Such sets, written for the violin and piano, had Campbell on piano and McLin on violin.


Related Topix: Classical


The New York Philharmonic Ensembles to Perform at Merkin Concert Hall, 10/19

The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will begin its 2014-15 season on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, with a concert featuring Beethoven's Duo in E-flat major for Viola and Cello "with two obbligato eyeglasses," WoO 32; Glie?re's Suite for Violin and Double Bass arranged by David J. Grossman; Barto?k's String Quartet No. 3, BB 93, Sz.


Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Cello, The String Quartet

San Diego CityBEAT

The Pianist of Willesden Lane' sounds a note of poignancy and courage

San Diego Repertory Theatre's 39th season is off to a promising start. Mona Golabek's one-woman show, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, is a daughter's moving tribute to her mother, told in gentle narrative and with the timeless music of Beethoven, Chopin, Grieg and other classical masters.


Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Classical, Grieg, Chopin, Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), Theater, Arts

Willamette Week

Composer Christopher Corbell

If you wandered into one of Classical Revolution PDX 's monthly jams at North Portland's homey Waypost bar a few years ago, you'd see a handful of classically trained amateur musicians sawing away at scores by Bach and Schubert. You'd see CRPDX's 20-something founder, Mattie Kaiser, grinning and encouraging everyone to tell their friends about this then-strange phenomenon: classical music, with beer, in an informal setting.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Schubert

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Oregonian

Bela Fleck Q&A: On orchestras, the Flecktones and how the banjo became cool

Bela Fleck's made a career out of bringing the banjo where it wasn't expected. The musician, informed by the three-finger bluegrass tradition of Earl Scruggs and others, has walked ably between jazz, classical and world music both alongside greats such as Chick Corea and Edgar Meyer and his own group, the Flecktones, whose 20-plus-year career has been on hiatus since 2012.


Related Topix: Bela Fleck, Bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, Classical, Edgar Meyer, Jazz, Chick Corea, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Maldonandburnham Standard

Basildon pupils set for TV debut tonight

Youngsters at St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, in Elsenham Crescent, Basildon , will star in a new Channel 4 series, being aired for the first time this evening. It sees classical pianist James Rhodes - dubbed the musical Jamie Oliver - battle to get children up and down the country learning instruments.


Related Topix: World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Classical, Family, Kids

Mon Sep 08, 2014


Deborah Voigt, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for WQXR & Carnegie...

This fall, WQXR, New York City's classical music station and CARNEGIE HALL will once again bring concerts from the renowned concert hall to national and international audiences through live and recorded broadcasts and webcasts of 12 concerts from the 2014-15 season. CARNEGIE HALL LIVE will kick off on Wednesday, October 1 at 7pm with a live WQXR broadcast of Carnegie Hall 's Opening Night Gala concert by the Berliner Philharmoniker featuring Sir Simon Rattle and Anne-Sophie Mutter.


Related Topix: Classical, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Bach