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  1. Florida Orchestra season ends on a triumphant note with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... principals. The orchestra under the baton of music director Michael Francis delivered a stunning Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, bringing a full house audience at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts on Friday to an ovation lasting ...


  2. Oakland Symphony rolls the dice with - Guys and Dolls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | SFGate

    The Broadway musical has spawned some of the great American music of the past century, but symphony orchestras - and the classical music world in general - is still often uncertain about how to handle it. Do you just plunk it right into the middle of your regular offerings? Shunt it off into the pops programming? Michael Morgan and the Oakland Symphony have found an elegant middle ground to this conundrum in recent seasons by reserving one spot in their schedule for a big vocal or theatrical piece, under the rubric "American Masterworks."


  3. The Shean Strings CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | St. Albert Gazette

    On Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, 2017, six string players from across Canada will take to the stage of Muttart Hall at the Alberta College Campus of MacEwan University as they vie for the $8,000 top prize in The Shean Strings Competition and the opportunity to play with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at a later date. The competition will see the competitors perform their String Recital Programs on Friday, May 19 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM and 6:30 - 9:30 PM, and perform their String Concertos on Saturday, May 20 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and 6:30 - 8:30 PM.


  4. Music Tonight - Saturday, May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... local singer-songwriter Bruce Taylor . Not sure on a ticket price for this one. In case you missed The Eureka Symphony performing whatever it is they performed last night, you've got another chance tonight at 8 p.m. Look above for more information. ...


  5. Mahler's Symphony No. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    Tonight through Monday, the Oregon Symphony brings its 120th classical season to a close with just one work on the final program, but what a work it is: Gustav Mahler's epic Symphony No. 2 . Requiring a beefed-up orchestra , a pair of virtuoso female vocalists, a brilliant four-part choir, and over an hour of intense concentration, his wondrously sprawling composition of 1895 was a game-changer in the world of music, smashing previous expectations of what a symphony should and could be.


  6. Seen and Heard: Singer hopes prestigious fellowship hits the right notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Post-Bulletin

    ... area as an apprentice artist with Des Moines Metro Opera, and as a frequent soloist in recent years with the Austin Symphony Orchestra . "I sang in elementary school music classes, but the first time I sang outside of that was in third grade, when I ...


  7. National Theatre to host AU Day showRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 |

    The National Symphony Orchestra , One Voice Choir, National Drama Company, Akoo Show Choir and students from Queens International School in Accra, will on Thursday, May 25 perform at the National Theatre in Accra to mark this year's African Union Day. The 3.00pm show is dubbed "Awake and Builld Africa.'


  8. Symphony offers childhood favourite a Feel the BeataRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Lethbridge Herald

    For children, the humour-filled "Carnival of the Animals" is one of the best introductions to the instruments in a modern symphony orchestra. Now Camille Saint-Sa'ns' classic will provide even more entertainment, thanks to a new narrative written by Taber artist Diane Llewelyn-Jones.


  9. Salt Lake-born violinist returns to close Utah Symphony seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

    It's fitting that Simone Porter will play Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Souvenir d'un lieu cher," or "Memory of a dear place," with the Utah Symphony on May 28-29 in Abravanel Hall. That's the place where her interest in music was ignited.


  10. University Board elects seven trusteesRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Concert with her spouse, composer/conductor Jeff Beal '85E. Past appearances include a premiere with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as well as concerts in Miami, the Netherlands and Denmark, with future ...


  11. Review: Angel Romero entrances with Rodrigo concertoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 |

    A young Spanish guitarist named Angel Romero recorded Joaquin Rodrigo 's "Concierto de Aranjuez" with the San Antonio Symphony in November 1967 at Municipal Auditorium, now the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts , a record that endures on compact disc. Romero returned Friday night with the symphony for another Rodrigo concerto, "Fantasa para un gentilhombre," or "Fantasy for a Gentleman."


  12. 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Shakespeare's words and Mendelssohn's music in DSO ReMix concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Dallas Morning News

    With the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Soluna Festival circling the theme of "dreams and illusions" this year, what could be a better fit than Mendelssohn's magical music for A Midsummer Night's Dream ? And there it was--at least most of it--Friday night, in one of the DSO's shorter and more informal ReMix concerts at the Dallas City Performance Hall. Organizers of Soluna had the smart idea of presenting Mendelssohn's music interspersed with--and sometimes, as intended, accompanying--excerpts of the Shakespeare play.


  13. Conductor booted from own concert hall for ... carrying daughtera s violin caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Island Packet

    Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra conductor, says he was kicked out of Bass Hall on Sunday for carrying his daughter's violin case. Bass Hall management says the conductor knew the rules.


  14. Head in the cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Bangkok Post

    ... 1a "a a a 2a a aa a1 a S : written in a Western musical tradition, usually using an established form (for example a symphony ) and not played on electronic instruments - a -a a1Sa1 a>a1 a a1 a sa sa "a a1 : to express thoughts, feelings, or ...


  15. Shaham Plus BrahmsRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Houston Press

    Poor Brahms. Unlike his contemporaries who started writing in their childhoods and in their twenties, he didn't compose his first symphony until he was in his mid-forties.


  16. A love story. A ghost story. New opera will premiere in Norfolk next week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... May 28 at the Attucks Theatre as part of the Virginia Arts Festival. JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, will conduct. "Of course, many of them have haunting stories. Some of them are really cute and sweet: A keeper ...


  17. Young Marin musicians wow crowd in second IJ Lobby Lounge Live showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... and Visitor Services. “I sat in the audience last night, closed my eyes and was completely transported to a symphony hall, a street corner in Trinidad, a busker in Covent Garden, a dinner club on Long Island,” said Gabriella Calicchio, ...


  18. The Man and the Machine: Inside the Schoenstein & Co. Pipe Organ factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... before designing the building so that the organ created will fit perfectly. Bethards said this is how the Nashville Symphony approached him when they commissioned a concert organ. He's also built instruments for the Juilliard School, Christ Church ...


  19. 3 Global Events In Chicago This WeekendRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... music from the Middle East. There are four musicians in the Civitas Ensemble, three of whom perform in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. For the Civitas Ensemble Spring Concert , the group is partnering with the Gipsy Way Ensemble, led by ...


  20. Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra To Present Spring MusicaleRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... widely performed by leading orchestras. Ms. Rizzoli will be joined by Deborah Bradley, a violinist with the Cape Symphony who will play viola, and cellist Winn Johnson to perform Franz Schubert's "String Trio in B Flat Major." An unfinished work, ...