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3 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Society: Lots to celebrate at Music@Menlo

Janet Duca Norton / For The Daily News Original Festival founding member and board member Paul and Marcia Ginsburg, left, said that the festival format has turned out exactly as it was envisioned by Wu Han and David Finckel.


Related Topix: Classical, Dvorak, Haydn, Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | Canada.com

Brodsky quartet to stand and deliver at Chamberfest

British rock's Fab Four lasted just more than a decade. British chamber music's fab four, the Brodsky String Quartet, has lasted four decades and counting.


Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical

19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

The Canton Symphony Chorus to Hold Auditions for 2014-2015 Season, 8/10-24

The Canton Symphony Chorus will be holding auditions for the 2014-2015 season at the Birk Center for the Arts on Walsh University campus on August 10th, 17th, and 24th from 1:30-5 p.m. The Canton Symphony Chorus is under the direction of Dr. Britt Cooper, Director of Fine and Performing Arts and Director of Choral Activities at Walsh University.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Walsh University, Classical

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

Why Criminals Are Afraid of Classical Music

Apparently, many young people, especially those with an antisocial disposition, dislike classical music so much that Bach, Beethoven and Mozart can even be played to discourage young hooligans from intimidating, harassing and robbing store customers.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Mozart, Teenagers, Family, Haydn, United Kingdom, Durham County, England


Comedian Irwin Corey Celebrates Star-Studded Centennial

I suppose that if a man lives to be 100, he has the right to recite a limerick about farting at his birthday party, even if it's inside a synagogue.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Classical, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Homer News

California pianist plays concert at Bunnell

Santa Rosa, Calif., musician Jason Farnham presents an evening of contemporary piano at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Bunnell Street Arts Center.


Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Classical, Ohio University

The Campbell Reporter

Review: Beethoven and his chums at Music@Menlo

In 2010, the Music@Menlo chamber festival found itself down a star performer, the pianist Jeffrey Kahane, who was suffering with mononucleosis.


Related Topix: Classical, Hummel, Music, Entertainment

Nine O'Clock

Radio Symphonic Orchestra of Finland opens second edition of RadiRo Festival

The second edition of the RadiRO Festival will open in Bucharest with an extraordinary concert of the Radio Symphonic Orchestra in Finland on September 20 at 7 pm at the Radio Hall, reports Hotnews.


Related Topix: World News, Romania, Classical

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra: Nature has its say at Ozawa Hall

The timing couldn't have been more appropriate. With rainwater still sloshing down roadways and through parking lots, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra went on with the "Pastoral" Symphony on Monday night.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Classical, Entertainment


Heavy Metal Cover Of Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' Will Knock Your Socks Off

In the video above, watch as electric guitarist Michele "Dr.Viossy" Vioni shreds the third movement of the Beethoven classic.


Related Topix: Classical


Mostly Mozart Festival: musical giants and their inspirations

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Studying StravinskyClosing-Night ProgramFRI, AUG 26 at 8:00 SAT, AUG 27 at 8:00 Avery Fisher HallMostly Mozart Festival OrchestraLouis LangrA©e, conductorJulia Lezhneva, soprano Kelley Oa TMConnor, me At this year's Mostly Mozart Festival, programs throughout the rest of July and August span a variety of ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, Mozart Festival Orchestra, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Interview with Mark Roos, Brooklyn-based composer and musician

It was the 19th century French novelist Victor Hugo who wrote: "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Mozart, Classical

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Review: Danish Quartet's radical Beethoven at Music@Menlo

Among the young string ensembles making their mark in classical music, the Danish String Quartet is the enfant terrible.


Related Topix: Classical, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seattle Gay News

A new perspective on recording classical music

One of the two surround-sound Blu-ray discs reviewed here has clearly abandoned all hope of achieving the 'holy grail' of sound recording, namely to re-produce in your home the sound you should hear at a good live performance.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Emerson String Quartet opens 2014's Toronto Summer Music Festival

The Toronto Summer Music Festival is a yearly event that showcases the city's breadth and width of musical styles and talents, and it began its 2014 season on July 22 with the Emerson String Quartet, which played to a near sold-out audience at Koerner Hall .


Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical, Emerson String Quartet, Britten, Schubert

Wed Jul 23, 2014

South Whidbey Record

A joyful noise, Whidbey Island Music Festival returns

Tekla Cunningham, creator and director of the Whidbey Island Music Festival and regular concertmaster and principal player with the American Bach Soloists in California, will be performing on viola and violin at this year's event.


Related Topix: American Bach Soloists, Classical, Bach, Soloists, Berkeley, CA, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Entertainment


Piano Man

Photo by Pam Eubanks Although Rob Satori is known locally as the "Sinatra guy," he also impersonates musical icons such as Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet and Sammy Davis.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Mozart, Sarasota, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Opera News

Records Missa Solemnis Cover 714

One of Beethoven's strangest but most magisterial pieces, the Missa Solemnis must have puzzled hearers at its initial hearing .


Related Topix: Classical


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces Single Tickets On Sale Now

Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth that is your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Theater


Spirited musical tribute to Octavius Catto

The first thing to know about composer and pianist Uri Caine is that he started young in the Philadelphia jazz scene, learning from masters like saxophonists Bootsie Barnes and the late Grover Washington Jr. Caine, now 58, went on to develop modernist classical chops and do daring reinterpretations of classical works from Wagner, Beethoven, and ... (more)


Related Topix: Uri Caine, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Grover Washington, Jr., Classical, Bach