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.
10 hrs ago
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.
19 hrs ago
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.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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."
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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 .
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.
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)