11 hrs ago
Out There :: Coming Symphonic Attractions
A special press event last week supplied details of the San Francisco Symphony's 2014-15 Season, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the artistic partnership between Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the Symphony he leads.
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19 hrs ago
From Russia with dedication
It was the joyfulness and spontaneity of her Beethoven that stood out. With Bach and Mendelssohn, it was the way she reimagined familiar music.
23 hrs ago
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S ?EROICA? SYMPHONY, 3/27-30
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart continue the 2014 Beethoven Festival with Beethoven's Symphony No.
It may seem strange to think of a man who wrote music 200 years ago as contemporary.
The Straits Times
'Beethoven of Japan' apologises for 'causing trouble with my lies'
A composer once known as the"Beethoven of Japan" said on Friday that tests had shown he was not legally deaf and apologised to people throughout the country for lying by using a ghost writer for his popular symphonies and other music.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fittingly, as Boros says it was the "beginning of [her] own musical world" when she heard it at 15, Leo Brouwer's "Un dia de noviembre" occurs twice.
Orchestra hosts classical concert
The Metropolitan Orchestra of NJ presents its winter concert on Sunday, March 16, at 3 p.m., which will be held at Millburn High School Auditorium, 462 Millburn Ave., Millburn .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
BSO announces first season with Andris Nelsons
Andris Nelsons' first season as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will include 10 Symphony Hall programs and a European tour with stops in Berlin, Cologne, London, Lucerne, and Paris.
Why Do Classical Record Labels Overprice their Wares on the iTunes Store?
There's one thing I don't get about classical record labels and digital sales. Here's an example: The Belcea Quartet's complete Beethoven string quartets, on Zig-Zag Territoires, a French label.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Friday, March 7, 8:30 p.m. on VPT Sunday, March 9, 5:30 p.m. on VPT Monday, March 10, 12:30 a.m. on VPT From the romantic mood of Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' to the dramatic emotions of Orff's 'O Fortuna', Classical Rewind visits the greatest compositions and composers of all time.
Two Choreographers Emphasize the Allure of the Focused Dancer
Philadelphia Dance Projects presented the work of Nora Gibson and John Scott at the Performance Garage on Friday, February 28, 2014.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Reveals 2014-15 Carnegie Hall Season
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra today announced its 42nd season at Carnegie Hall , which opens on Thursday, October 23. This four-concert season highlights Orpheus' ongoing efforts to explore new musical territory-through commissions and working with an ever-expanding catalogue of guest soloists-while continuing to offer the highest-level performances of ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Pizarro: Cinequest unleashes a two-week carnival for Silicon Valley film fans
Movie lovers will be descending on downtown San Jose for the next two weeks with the start of the Cinequest Film Festival.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Albany Times Union
Nice exception to symphony
No matter how great, imposing and masterful it may be, a classical symphony often seems to get short shrift when it's on one of David Alan Miller's typically packed programs with the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
All About Jazz
Uri Caine -- Wagner e Venezia
Released in 1997, the Uri Caine Ensemble's Wagner e Venezia somehow evaded proper consideration within the electrons of All About Jazz .
All About Jazz
Uri Caine Ensemble -- Caine Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
What is to become of the Great American Songbook, that cultural document that served as scripture to the jazz community for the better part of the Twentieth Century? Today, what we think of as jazz has flown so far and wide that it's definition encompasses everything from Craig Taborn's Chants to Robert Glasper's Black Radio and Black Radio 2 .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
A weekend with Beethoven
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- German violinist Korbinian Altenberger joins the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra this weekend for its symphonic series concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Clay Center.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S 9TH SYMPHONY, 3/21-23
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart open the 2014 Beethoven Festival with Beethoven's Symphony No.
Los Angeles Times
Slatkin invites classical fans to shoot concert photos and post 'em
Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news: veering sharply from traditional classical concert decorum, Leonard Slatkin told concert-goers in West Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday night that he and the Detroit Symphony were ready for their close-up , and invited them to whip out phones, snap pictures of the scene, and post them on social media to ... (more)