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San Jose Mercury News
Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer open Stanford Live
Stanford Live today announced its 2014-15 season, opening Sept. 21 at Bing Concert Hall with mandolinist Chris Thile and double bassist Edgar Meyer, each a Grammy winner, and each a MacArthur "genius" award winner.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Straits Times
Classical concert review: Young musicians in flute ensemble show promise
The flute produces one of the sweetest timbres of all musical instruments. The ethereal resonating tone transcends its provenance, be it made of metal or carved from wood.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Religion News Service
Holy Week music sets a high bar, but one church rises to the challenge
The choir and orchestra of First Presbyterian Church offering Cantata 79, J.S. Bach, during worship on Reformation Sunday in October 2013.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Brilliant Canzona concert a fitting tribute to leader
Winnipeg's choral community witnessed the passing of an era as Canzona's founding artistic director/conductor Henry Engbrecht led his final concert after 25 years on the podium.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
A Cantata for Palm Sunday
Cantata BWV 182 Himmelsknig, sei willkommen - Malin Hartelius, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor J.S. Bach's music offers both the foundation of classical music and an intimate window on the human condition.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Victoria Bach Festival presents gospel performance for Palm Sunday
Victoria Bach Festival Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will direct the Texas State Chorale and Chamber Orchestra during a performance of J. S. Bach's monumental St. John Passion at the Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
SF Classical Voice
Guitarist Manuel Barrueco: Master of Fusion
The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche made a distinction between two aesthetic orientations that he called the Apollonian and the Dionysiac.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Lenten concert comes to Pleasanton Saturday
Bay Area Classical Harmonies will perform sacred music in the Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Calvin College alumnus appointed to lead Calvin Oratorio Society
Sean Ivory, who teaches choral music at Forest Hills Central High School, becomes the seventh leader in the 94-year history of the venerable music organization.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Joanna MacGregor review: Excellence across the centuries from Bach to tangos
Opening the two-week Metropolis New Music Festival, English pianist Joanna MacGregor gave a captivating recital of music spanning four centuries.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Pulling Strings: For Classical Music in Chicago, You Got a Guy - April 2014
Love fugues? Dig counterpoint? Get your fix this month as the music of J.S. Bach fills the city.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Bach Choir of Baltimore to perform at St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral
Harrisburg's St. Stephen's Cathedral will host the Bach Choir of Baltimore for their "Music by the River" concert on April 5. The choir consists of 40 singers accompanied by soloists and an orchestra of Baroque instrumentalists.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Chicago Bach Project to Present St. Matthew Passion, 4/11
Soli Deo Gloria, Inc.'s annual Chicago Bach Project will come full circle this season when Grammy Award-winning conductor John Nelson conducts J. S. Bach 's massive St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244.
How you can help Norwich Cathedral's tradition of boy choristers continue to flourish
For 900 years choral music has filled Norwich Cathedral, and to help the tradition of boy choristers continue to flourish an appeal is being made to help fund the education bursaries awarded to the young singers.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
'Lost' piece of music composed by CPE Bach to be performed by BSO at...
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers will perform CPE Bach's St John Passion 1784 at the church on April 18 at 7.30pm.
St. Matthew Passion Now Available on Blu-ray
Soli Deo Gloria, Inc., the nonprofit organization that funded production of the recent DVD of John Nelson conducting J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, has announced that a Blu-ray disc version will be released in the U.S. on March 25, 2014.