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  1. Classical composers featured during Vancouver Island Symphony concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Ask anyone on the street to name a classical composer and they may say names like Mozart, Bach or Chopin. But the only classical composer within the group is Mozart.

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  2. Chinese pianist is veteran at 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The Wave

    ... he was the youngest winner in the history of the competition. In 2004, he made his debut at the 49th International Chopin Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj, Poland, performing the complete Chopin Etudes, Op.25. Now 26, Zhang is a seasoned performer. He ...

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  3. Red Note Ensemble, The Cellist of SarajevoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Sunday Herald

    ... Note to be championing than the Nadia Boulanger-trained Wilde, who already has a catalogue of recordings of Liszt and Chopin as a pianist on this Edinburgh label. Wilde's music is always eloquent, from the opening Suite "Cry, Bosnia-Herzegovina" - ...

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  4. Butterscotch to perform concert of songs from new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Davis Enterprise

    ... compositions and jazz standards. She is heavily influenced by jazz, classical, hip hop and R&B, ranging from Frederic Chopin to Billie Holiday to Stevie Wonder.

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  5. Lubomyr Melnyk: His innovative musical style developed in Paris in the 1970s.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... he loved making up melodies on the family piano from a very young age, inspired by Ukrainian folk songs, opera and Chopin. He was classically trained, but does not consider continuous music "classical" at all. The fact his innovative "new language" ...

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  6. 10 classical music events sure to heat up Portland: Winter arts guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | The Oregonian

    ... , will perform two challenging programs at Lincoln Hall. On Saturday afternoon, she will contrast works by Frederic Chopin and Sergei Rachmaninov with two modern works that have Romantic roots: "Three Mazurkas" by British composer Thomas Ades and ...

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  7. Laura Dubin: Live at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival / Matt Savage: Piano VoyagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | All About Jazz

    The third, Piano Voyages, is Savage's twelfth recording, the first in which his eloquent piano is the lone instrument. There are other differences as well: Dubin's album, recorded in concert, has the benefit of audience interaction; and unlike Savage, whose program consists for the most part of his own compositions and arrangements, she complements nine of her own songs with popular and jazz standards and classical themes by Ravel, Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy and Mozart.

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  8. Hannover Region 2017; Hannover a " Meeting Place for Nations,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Business Wire

    ... Air will present Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto" in Maschpark behind the New Town Hall on 22 July, and Hannover Chopin Society will stage its classical open-air concert in Georgengarten in front of the Wilhelm Busch Museum in late summer. ...

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  9. Dolph Traymon, famed musician, owner of Kent's Fife n'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Greenwich Citizen

    Dolph Traymon was still at the piano in October, never one to miss a chance at playing Chopin for the devotees of his Fife n' Drum restaurant. Traymon died Saturday.

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  10. Classical music is appreciated in Turkey, Say saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Turkish Daily News

    ... I present something universal, something that Turkish people do not know well. I have played Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin in many places in Anatolia, even in villages. But as a composer, I have played the music of this land in many parts of the ...

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  11. Soprano Barbara Hannigan shines in let me tell you by Hans Abrahamsen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... details of color and rhythm, the young Russian Pavel Kolesnikov makes each of the two dozen Mazurkas on his new Chopin album sound as if they've been made up on the spot. His finespun performance of the trippy Op. 17, No. 4 in A minor should be ...

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  12. A Year Of Listening Desperately: 10 Classical Albums That Saved 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | National Public Radio

    ... details of color and rhythm, the young Russian Pavel Kolesnikov makes each of the two dozen Mazurkas on his new Chopin album sound as if they've been made up on the spot. His finespun performance of the trippy Op. 17, No. 4 in A minor should be ...

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  13. Florence Foster Jenkins Star Simon Helberg: 'I Literally Lied in a Way That is a Sin'Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... "I can put my hands in the right places for the songs that I can't play." But he kept asking, "But could you play Chopin? Could you play Strauss? Can you act while you play?" And by the end, I was like, "Whatever it takes for me to get into a room ...

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  14. Man Of The Light: The Life And Work Of Zbigniew SeifertRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... The phenomenal technique that would frequently place Seifert in jazz polls alongside the likes of was honed in the Chopin State Secondary Music School under the tutelage of Stanislaw Tawroszewicz, to whom Seifert would later dedicate the song ...

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  15. Free piano concert this SundayRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... music, musicals, sacred music, jazz, big band, and contra dance. For this performance he has chosen all tudes from Chopin, Szymanowski, and Scriabin. "tude" means "exercise" or "study." An tude, Smith wrote, "allows one to go to the depths, if he is ...

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  16. Alan Duff: Music - the passport to your inner selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    I'm listening to a selection of Chopin's piano nocturnes. A funny thing, music, where it sends you.

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  17. Horn player is first Henley Young MusicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Henley Standard

    ... Rotarians. It also included a performance by Henley classical concert pianist Anita D'Attellis, who played a piece by Chopin. Laura Reineke, founder of the music school, said: 'We had a lovely afternoon and there was a really great mixture of ...

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  18. Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Highlights of Second SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a mix of new and returning artists, including the Tippet Rise debut of pianist Natasha Paremski in a solo recital of Chopin's Mazurkas and Chopin's 4th Scherzo and more, later accompanied by the Escher String Quartet, also in their Tippet Rise ...

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  19. LinkedInRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Courier News

    ... first Carnegie Hall performance at the age of 14. I remember it like it was yesterday. Dec. 1, 1974. I played Mozart, Chopin and Scarlatti sonatas," he said. "I would write down the notes in my head. I was composing music," di Mura added. "Look, I ...

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  20. Classical CD Review: Chopin, MazurkasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The only problem with Pavel Kolesnikov's splendid new Chopin collection is that one would have liked the Russian pianist to have recorded all of the mazurkas rather than just the two dozen here. These dances may not share the finessed elegance of the composer's popular nocturnes and waltzes, but they do show a man locked into the sophisticated world of Parisian concert halls and salons, hearkening back to his Polish heritage.

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