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  1. Mehta at The Museum: A Classical Musical TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    The community is invited to join Nuvi Mehta, Ventura Music Festival's artistic director, as he spins music and stories about the people and developments leading up to what is recognized today as authentically American Classical Music. The free event - Mehta at the Museum: The Story of American Classical Music - will be 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St. Included in the story are the starts and the misfires, the impact of European composers, the importance of jazz, the landmark contribution of Gershwin, the American imagery and music of Aaron Copland followed by the work of Samuel Barber.


  2. Episode 4: Music, McCarthy and the Sound of AmericanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WNYC-AM New York

    In the 1920s, composer Aaron Copland took off for Paris. His search for a distinctive American sound in classical music resulted in some of the most familiar and patriotic music written in the 20th Century - including the famous 1942 piece "Fanfare for the Common Man."


  3. 50th anniversary concert for Manawatu SinfoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | Manawatu Standard

    The premiere of a new work, and a solo appearance makes the Manawatu Sinfonia's Golden Jubilee concert on Sunday quite the family affair. With music from Bruckner, Aaron Copland's brassy Fanfare for the Common Man , and Carl Reinecke's 1908 flute concerto performed by Christy Hunter, the orchestra will give the first performance of Zoetrope - Wheel of Life by Nick Hunter, a piece named for the couple's 19-month old daughter, Zoe.


  4. The Kennedy Center presents New York City Ballet in Two Programs of Repertory, 6/6-11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 |

    ... includes NYCB Resident Choreographer and Soloist Justin Peck's Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, which employs Aaron Copland's well known Americana score that pairs a lone woman with a cast of 15 male dancers, and Alexei Ratmansky's newest work, Odessa, ...


  5. Pipestone Music Days offers rich program for music loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... The Pipestone brass section will open the concert with "Fanfare for the Common Man" by American composer Aaron Copland. Another piece will highlight two local musicians, soprano Rebecca Kinney and Pipestone violinist Anna Dooley. It's unusual for ...


  6. Why did a Royal Northern Sinfonia musician dress as a bird for a Sage concert?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Chronicle Live

    ... the joint themes of dance and birds. The concert opened in a mood of American Midwest pioneering optimism with Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring ballet music, written during the latter part of the Second World War. Its parable in eight movements of ...


  7. A spiritually yearning Beethoven Ninth in PasadenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 30 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Holocaust cantata, "A Survivor From Warsaw." Gustavo Dudamel's selection for the Los Angeles Philharmonic is Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," which will precede the Ninth in a performances at the Hollywood Bowl in July. In closing the ...


  8. Pacific Symphony Presents Santiago Strings Season Finale, 5/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 |

    ... and inspire with a program that also includes Brian Balmages' "Point Lookout" (A Fantasy on Civil War Songs); Aaron Copland's "Grover's Corner" from "Our Town"; Joshua Reznicow's "American Sketches" (A Fantasy for String Orchestra); Louis Prima's ...


  9. Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 |

    On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare. This mix of twentieth century sacred and secular music begins with Copland's famous setting of the opening words of the Book of Genesis, featuring Meg Bragle, and ends with the very last verse of the Bible, "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all, Amen" set by Carl Rtti.


  10. MET Orchestra performs for military veterans at NYC hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | New York Daily News

    ... of the Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare System facility on E. 23rd St. The 70-minute performance included Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and selections from Verdi's "La Forza del Destino," Puccini's "La Boheme," Mozart's ...


  11. Falmouth Chorale Presents Retrospective Of American SongRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... chorale to sing a Revolutionary War medley, including "Yankee Doodle." A trio of tunes, written or adapted by Aaron Copland follows, including a ballad, a minstrel song, and a choral square dance from "The Tender Land." The Falmouth Chorale Chamber ...


  12. Met Opera orchestra to perform free of charge for ailing veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... a larger audience can gather, including the public, the organizers said. The 70-minute orchestra will include Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and selections from Verdi's "La Forza del Destino," Puccini's "La Boheme," Mozart's "Exultate ...


  13. Enjoy the sounds of 'Appalachian Spring' with the UMW PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    ... seasonal wrap-up concert slated for next Friday night: "Appalachian Spring," with music by the renowned Aaron Copland, and special guest performer Eric Ruske. "This season finale is a chance to really highlight the orchestra," said Dr. Kevin ...


  14. World Premiere of Seven Deadly Sins with Nashville Ballet & Ten Out of TennRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    Nashville Ballet will explore two contemporary dance styles in one performance-a ballet set to brand-new music by acclaimed singer-songwriter collective Ten Out of Tenn and another featuring an iconic Aaron Copland score-at the world premiere of Seven Deadly Sins with Appalachian Spring May 5-7, 2017, at TPAC's Jackson Hall. The latest production from Nashville Ballet company dancer Christopher Stuart , who recently choreographed the smash-hit Johnny Cash ballet during February's Attitude , Seven Deadly Sins follows one man's journey as he is tempted by corrupt forces on his path to redemption.


  15. NJSO concert review: Easy listening, but an uninspired 'Bolero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, seen here at a performance in January, performed works by Tan Dun, Ravel and Saint-Saens at its series of weekend concerts was assembled, rehearsed and premiered online -- but it works just fine in an old-fashioned concert hall. It opens with a tremulous flutter of percussion -- including four "break gongs" -- and then hits its symphonic stride with a plaintive, Copland-esque horn melody.


  16. Longtime Andrews University Symphony Director Stepping DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... three decades, and he's retiring this summer. The Wind Symphony will perform Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland, Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, and Irish Tune from County Derry by Percy Granger, among other pieces. The program ...


  17. Oregon Symphony Gala Sets New RecordRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... support from FamilyCare Health and NW Natural. The concert, titled "Classically American," featured works by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Aaron Jay Kernis, George Gershwin, and John Williams. Between pieces, the 2017 Schnitzer Wonder Award, created ...


  18. Bloomingdale School of Music to Present Notes from 108TH Street to Support Student ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 |

    ... set to text from a poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay performed by BSM MAP Piano Quintet along with teachers Katherine Copland, voice, and Eric Phinney, percussion. Notes from 108th Street will feature a musical program performed by BSM students, ...


  19. A Person of NOTERead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Folio Weekly

    ... instrument. Because of my mom, I was able to meet a lot of really interesting musicians at such a young age. Aaron Copland lived in the town where I grew up, down the road, and he was very oldin his eightiesbut my mother knew him because she ran a ...


  20. Yiorgos KostopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Bassist Yiorgos Kostopoulos is a cross-cultural musician with a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance from Aaron Copland School of Music whose proficiency in many different musical styles has led him to numerous collaborations with exceptional musicians from all over the world. Born and raised in Athens, Greece, Georgios studied in depth the full spectrum of classical, jazz,pop and Greek folk music while at the same time he explored a variety of musical styles from all over the world, enriching his music vocabulary and broadening his artistic perception.