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  1. Music, war, and peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Day

    ... but all of them are physically buried in these graves. I dedicate this composition to them." You said once: if Beethoven lived in our time, he would be writing music for cinema, in order to unite as many people as possible. But music for cinema is ...


  2. Southampton gets first professional orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    ... young professionals or local artists. son's repertoire includes a diverse mix of styles from baroque and Beethoven to minimalism, film scores and the newest of young composers. The launch concert, Sibelius Unwrapped, features music by the Finnish ...


  3. Pianist Karine Poghosyan to Perform Beethoven Birthday Celebration to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    The Armenian-American pianist Karin Poghosyan will be paying tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven with a birthday celebration that will also benefit the Armenia Fund USA's Tchaikovsky School Renovation in Yerevan, Armenia. This celebration will take place on Wednesday, December 16 at 7pm at the Armenian Evangelical Church located at 152 East 34th Street.


  4. The RSO delving into the romantic era of the pianoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... pianos, right?" he inquires. "Those didn't exist in Mozart's time. Mozart mainly used a harpsichord. Very early in Beethoven's career they used a fortepiano, which sounded like harpsichords but they actually used felt hammers that came down to make ...


  5. DC-based pianist Anthony Walker offers classical praise with 'Convergence'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... on complicated yet inspiring pieces. Lovers of classical music will recall pieces like Bach's "Jesu Joy" and Beethoven's "Ode to Joy". His affinity for Jazz comes through on unforgettable songs like "Enter the Gates" and "Neo Mozart Quintet Groove". ...


  6. Happy Thanksgiving From Shred Pocahontas Great KatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mi2n

    ... The Great Kat Web Site PRESS: For Review Copies of The Great Kat's 'BEETHOVEN SHREDS' CD, 'BEETHOVEN'S GUITAR SHRED' DVD & iTUNES GIFT CODES Available! CONTACT: Karen Thomas, Thomas PR [email protected] 631-549-7578 for ...


  7. Tanglewood pulls back in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    ... The major works with the BSO are Mahler's death-haunted Ninth Symphony (recalling Nelsons' BSO debut program) and Beethoven's Seventh. With the student orchestra, he'll have pianist Paul Lewis as soloist in an all-Brahms program. Three weeks later, ...


  8. San Francisco Symphony releases a new all-Beethoven album with Emanuel AxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    About two and one-half weeks ago SFS Media released the latest album of performances by the San Francisco Symphony under the baton of Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas based on recordings made during concert performances in Davies Symphony Hall. Both selections on the album are by Ludwig van Beethoven.


  9. Classical music lover gives young musicians aaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... since he was 6, scheduled to perform was not Williams, but Chuyue "Chloe" Zhang , playing music selections by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin as a featured performer for Classical Pianists of the Future , an organization of which Williams is co-founder ...


  10. Riccardo Muti to Return to Chicago Symphony Orchestra for December Concerts, 12/3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    The CSO's Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago for a week of subscription concerts, December 3-5 , leading a varied program of music by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Scriabin with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and pianist Kirill Gerstein as soloist as the CSO continues its 125th anniversary season. Opening and closing the program are two contrasting symphonies in the classical form: Prokofiev's Symphony No.


  11. Suzie McGuire panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Sunday Herald

    ... ourite Music. I'm obsessed with all things David Bowie, but I also play classical piano so I'm partial to a bit of Beethoven on Classic FM.


  12. Take time to taste the rarity of Sibelius threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Sunday Herald

    ... Swensen's been knocking my socks off ever since that unforgettable night, decades ago, when he produced a Beethoven performance with the SCO that pretty-well had the management chasing after him with a contract. So I found something dry to wear, ...


  13. Pacific Symphony to Perform EROICA, & More, in Concert Featuring Conrad Tao, 12/3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Orange County, Calif.-Nov. 20, 2015- Powerhouse performances make for a breathtaking evening when Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, performs Beethoven's dramatic "Eroica" Symphony on a program that includes another musical marvel, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3, performed by Chinese-American sensation Conrad Tao.


  14. Classical review: APO, Auckland Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... shirt ("Alles Schwarz," as Martin wittily put it), embossed with the signatures of the APO players. The ensuing Beethoven B flat Piano Concerto could have been an anti-climax. Far from the composer's finest work, it was more convincing than usual ...


  15. Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes turns to great Nordic composer, Vancouver as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... this Sunday with a typical Andsnes program: Keyboard music by a trio of the instrument's greatest composers (Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy), and something entirely unexpected - an extended set of keyboard works by Jean Sibelius. The Finnish ...


  16. Igor Levit and Jiri Belohlavek with the National Symphony Orchestra, ReviewedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | City Paper

    ... off his technical expertise but didn't do much else. Not that it had to. Levit stuck to what he's best known for, Beethoven , with the piano concerto he's best known for, the Emperor . Levit's debut album was of Beethoven's piano sonatas, and his ...


  17. Michael Tilson Thomas finds his Schumann mojo with the 'spring' symphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... to take on the symphony with due respect for the iconic status the form has acquired at the hands of Ludwig van Beethoven, while the more wildly manic Florestan is champing at the bit to exercise his expressiveness with the resources of a full ...


  18. 'I will always remember his patience and guidance': Ex-classical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Watford Observer

    A classical pianist who gathered a devoted following during 71 years as the performer has died at the age of 84. He was well known for his renditions of Beethoven's Emperor concerto and Rachmaninov pieces as well as Liszt and Chopin recitals. Mr Element died peacefully on Friday, November 13 after a long battle with cancer.


  19. Tanglewood Announces 2016 Season of Classics & Surprises [Berkshire on Stage]Read the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Nippertown!

    There will be a youthful edge to the classical offerings of the Boston Symphony Orchestra when it returns to Tanglewood in Lenox this summer. Lots of Mahler and Beethoven, a healthy portion of opera favorites and a trip back in time with Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret.


  20. Alan Gilbert, Kajsa William-Olsson and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 11/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    ... an orchestra created for PREformances. Together they will perform what is sure to be an unforgettable evening of Beethoven, Verdi, Shostakovich and Strauss. Funds raised through patron support of the PREformances program will support both The Basser ...