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  1. Red Bull Flying BachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Houston Press

    We gave Red Bull Flying Bach dancer Uwe Donaubauer an impossible task: Name the one moment that's the highlight in the show.


  2. Manolin Virtuoso Chirs Thile to Mandolin Excellence to LoberoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A four-time Grammy-winner and founding member of contemporary bluegrass bands Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, Thile was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" in 2012 and has recently been named the new host of American Public Media's iconic radio program A Prairie Home Companion . On this program, he will perform solo violin works on the mandolin by J.S. Bach, drawn from his 2013 recording, Bach: Partitas and Sonatas, Vol.1 , as well as his own compositions and contemporary music.


  3. 5th Annual Blanche Moyse Memorial ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Deerfield Valley News

    J.S. Bach, St. John Passion Once again, in Vermont's leaf-color season, past members of the New England Bach Festival Orchestra will join the Blanche Moyse Chorale under the direction of Mary Westbrook-Geha, presenting the St. John Passion.


  4. Review: 'St. Matthew Passion' powerfully performed by SPCO, guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | TwinCities

    J.S. Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" might be the "Mona Lisa" of classical music. Like Leonardo da Vinci's small, smiling woman, Bach's epic about Jesus' last days is a landmark, a place from which its art form headed in a decidedly different direction.


  5. Bach's St. John Passion overflows with musical talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 8 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    MARLBORO >> The Blanche Moyse Memorial Orchestra will once again join the Blanche Moyse Chorale on Columbus Day weekend to honor the memory of their mentor, Blanche Moyse, with a presentation of music by her beloved J. S. Bach. This year, director Mary Westbrook-Geha will lead the chorale and orchestra in two performances of Bach's renowned oratorio, the "St.


  6. 7 days of fun: Songs from the '70s and the Gambler himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 8 | TwinCities

    ... something large-scale and profoundly moving. And that bodes well for this weekend's rare local offering of one of J.S. Bach's magnum opuses, his "St. Matthew Passion. " To call it one of the masterpieces of Western art would be appropriate, and ...


  7. Tony Winner Twyla Tharp to Bring 50th Anniversary Show to Wharton Center This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... act features Preludes and Fugues, which radiates with Tharp's generous spirit and humanity. The dance is set to J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. The wild and raucous humor that Tharp locates in the jazz of Steve Bernstein and MSU alumnus Henry ...


  8. The Diverse World Of Yo-Yo MaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | National Public Radio

    ... with his Silk Road Ensemble. Then there's his passion for the core classics. Last month, Ma played all six of J.S. Bach's unaccompanied cello suites in a sold-out performance in London's massive Royal Albert Hall. Today's top composers have written ...


  9. Red Bull Flying Bach Spins into Houston for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | Houston Press

    We gave Red Bull Flying Bach dancer Uwe Donaubauer, a South African, an impossible task: Name the one moment that's the highlight in the show.


  10. Twyla Tharp's 50th anniversary tour comes to Berkeley.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Contra Costa Times

    In fall 2007, Cal Performances celebrated the vast, varied and always vivid world of choreographer Twyla Tharp with an unprecedented six-week retrospective, which encompassed her journey from the 1960s avant garde to the realms of Broadway and Hollywood while paying particular attention to the modern jazz insurrection she brought to Joffrey Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre. For this year's 50th anniversary tour -- which marks a half century since the 1965 premiere of her radically stripped down dance "Tank Dive" in room 1604 of the Hunter College Art Department -- Tharp wasn't interested in looking back at past triumphs or revisiting unheralded experiments.


  11. Downtown Music at Grace Presents REBEL Ensemble for Baroque MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Patch.com

    Hailed by The New York Times as "sophisticated and beguiling," REBEL has earned an impressive international reputation for virtuosic, highly expressive performances of the baroque and classical repertoire. Jorg-Michael Schwarz and Karen Marie Marme r, violins; John Moran , baroque cello, and Dongsok Shin , harpsichord, will perform works by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach and Johann Gottlieb Goldberg.


  12. Beethoven and Coldplay, together at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | Canada.com

    ... night at the Maison symphonique. Gil Shaham, a very capable violinist, plays the Solo Sonatas and Partitas of J.S. Bach, which were equated to the Himalayas by one of their most famous exponents, George Enescu. They are among the most widely admired ...


  13. Prominent choreographer Twyla Tharp visits Mondavi on her 50th Anniversary TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Davis Enterprise

    Noted choreographer Twyla Tharp - who began her career in 1965 - is marking her 50th anniversary in the business by taking her Twyla Tharp Dance Company on a nationwide tour, stopping at the Mondavi Center on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. The tour showcases Tharp's vast and enduring career of creating dance that has famously bridged popular and classical forms. Featured will be two new works by Tharp, performed by a company of 13 dancers, many of whom have worked with her for years.


  14. REVIEW: Ely Choral Society at Ely Cathedral, Saturday September 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Ely Standard

    Audience numbers for Ely Choral Society's concerts have grown as its reputation has spread way beyond the city so it must have been a little disappointing for the choir to face so many empty seats in Ely Cathedral on Saturday. How could the concert planners have known this 'celebration of Mendelssohn' would be in competition with the England-Wales Rugby World Cup clash, not to mention the launch of Strictly Come Dancing.


  15. Ott presents 6-concert music seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... just a few feet from audience members heightening the sense of excitement. On Oct. 25, organist David Ott performs J.S. Bach's massive Prelude and Fugue in E minor. Soprano sensation Maijie Currie, joined by clarinetist Nancy Saleeby, will perform ...


  16. Arts TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Albany Times Union

    Isadora Duncan saw dance as "the divine expression of the human spirit through the medium of movement." Both her spirit and her movement came to life Sunday night at the Skidmore Dance Theater, when Nacre Dance Company presented "Revolutionary! Isadora Duncan," a memoir in dance and monologue.


  17. The Little Bedroom Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | BellaOnline

    Syd Field, screenwriting guru, wrote that 'the nature of drama, after all, is to show the universal connection between all humans, regardless of race, color, gender, or cultural differences.' Field might have added age to that list, as well.


  18. Bach meets Baker meets IndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Nuvo.net

    Bach Meets Baker is a free public program featuring music composed by Indiana University Distinguished Professor of Music David Baker and J.S. Bach. The performance will feature cellist Manuel Fischer-Dieskau, along with pianist Monika Herzig, bassist Jeremy Allen and drummer Joshua Roberts.


  19. Matt Haimovitz to Pair Bach with 6 New Solo Pieces at Miller Theatre, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with European musical traditions spanning several centuries. Repertoire: Vijay Iyer (b. 1971) - Overture J.S. Bach (1685-1760) - Suite III in C Major Roberto Sierra (b. 1953) - Overture Bach - Suite IV in E-flat Major Mohammed Fairouz (b. 1985) - ...


  20. Christopher O'Riley / Matt Haimovitz: Shuffle.Play.Listen.Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | WDAV-FM Davidson

    Grammy Award winning cellist Matt Haimovitz and leading American pianist and host of NPR's From the Top program Christopher O Riley join together in a collaboration that blurs the boundaries between the classical and pop music genres. In Shuffle.Play.Listen., audiences will hear a unique lineup of works from artists such as J.S. Bach, Bernard Hermann, Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Piazzolla and Prokofiev.