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11 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Philadelphia, PA, Curtis Institute of Music

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Canada,

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.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Classical, Bach,

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Greek, Instrumental, Bach

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Pleasanton Weekly

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Pleasanton, CA


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.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College, Calvin College, Saint Olaf College, Grand Rapids, MI, Classical, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Canberra Times

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.


Related Topix: Classical

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Gapers Block

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Symphony, Arts, Opera, Theater

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.


Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Classical, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Theater, Arts, Chicago, IL

Evening News

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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

'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.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts


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.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Naxos

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Republican Journal

Organ recital at Lincolnville church

The public is invited to an organ recital to be held Sunday, April 6, at 4 p.m. at the United Christian Church in Lincolnville Center.


Related Topix: Lincolnville, ME, Lincolnville-Center, ME, Classical, Bach

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Mountain Xpress

The Minguet String Quartet and pianist Andreas Klein perform on Friday, April 4

The Asheville Chamber Music Series will present The Minguet String Quartet and pianist, Andreas Klein in concert, Friday April 4 at 8:00 PM at the Biltmore United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Classical

The Ephrata Review

Cellists will perform

On Sunday, March 30 at 3 p.m., international artist, cellist Emilio Colon puts his passionate stamp on the virtuoso Solo Cello Suites of J.S. Bach.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Entertainment