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  1. Classical: Listen in Easton to hits from an 18th-century coffeehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Morning Call

    ... coffeehouses were the rage, akin to the bars and nightclubs of today. A major figure on the club scene then was J.S. Bach, who, unlike the protagonist in his "Coffee Cantata," was no killjoy when it came to drinking coffee. From 1729 on, he directed ...

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  2. Texas Camerata sets stage for special performances this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Cleve and continuo (a harpsichord and cello rhythm section). This early Baroque work (Wichel died a decade before J.S. Bach was born) set the stage for what was to come, in that it was superbly played and was by an obscure composer. But if the ...

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  3. Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSIONRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Great Music at St. Bart's presents two vastly different musical interpretations of the Passion according to St. John this Lenten season: Bach's St. John Passion performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford, and The English Concert Players directed by Robert Quinney on Tuesday, March 28, and Arvo Prt's Passio performed by St. Bartholomew's Choir led by St. Bart's Music Director William Trafka on Tuesday, April 4. The Choir of New College, Oxford, comes to the United States for the first time since the appointment of its new director, Robert Quinney, in 2014.

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  4. Exmouth Choral Society celebrates its 150th birthday with concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Exmouth Herald

    One of the area's oldest musical societies celebrates its 150th birthday this year, and this weekend sees the start of the celebrations. The Exmouth Choral Society will be performing JS Bach's St Matthew Passion at 7pm on Saturday, February 11, in St John the Evangelist Church, Withycombe Road.

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  5. Princeton Symphony Presents Orchestra Chamber Concert Jerry Bryant and Friends, 3/12Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Sunday, March 12 at 4:30 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents PSO principal trumpet Jerry Bryant & Friends , the fourth and final concert on the orchestra's 2016-17 Chamber Series at the Institute for Advanced Study. The brass quintet performs works by J.S. Bach, Duke Ellington, Edward T. Cone, and Zhou Tian, featured composer on the PSO's May Metamorphosis concert.

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  6. Student pianists, vocalists get to play with professionals during festival Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sun Journal

    ... selections from the baroque, classical, and romantic periods, representing composers such as Domenico Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, and Felix Mendelssohn. A special feature will be the Theme and Variation movement of a work by J.C. Bach as arranged by ...

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  7. The Cleveland Orchestra Presents JS Bach's St. John Passion, 3/5Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Sunday March 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-M?st convenes a panel of guest speakers at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood to probe the question: "Is Bach's St. John Passion Anti-Semitic?", a lingering claim that surrounds this seminal work. This extraordinarily moving and achingly beautiful telling of the Crucifixion is perhaps Bach's most daring, forceful, and poetic composition.

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  8. Hoff Barthelson Music School's Baroque and Beyond To Begin 3/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Peter Seidenberg will perform cello suites, gamba sonatas and transcriptions of well-known and beloved works by J.S. Bach. The cellists will be joined by Faculty members and pianists Katsura Tanikawa and Sayaka Tanikawa. An event not to be missed! ...

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  9. 92Y Announces 2017/18 Classical ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Hewitt returns for the second year of her "Bach Odyssey"-a four-year survey of the complete keyboard works by J.S. Bach. The coming season also features the New York premiere of a 92Y co-commission by Bryce Dessner, and debuts by five distinguished ...

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  10. Dorchester Choral Society invite you to 'come and sing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Western Gazette

    Dorchester Choral Society presents a 'Come and Sing' event on Saturday 25th February 11am-6pm at the United Church, Dorchester. Go along and join members of the Dorchester Choral Society for this wonderful opportunity to sing extracts from the St Matthew Passion by JS Bach.

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  11. Early Music Is Here and Now for the 2017 Houston Early Music Festival, 2/11-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with Museum of Fine Arts Houston for Rameau's Les Indes galantes, motets from the Bach family as well as J.S. Bach's virtuosic cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen for soprano and trumpet. Outreach events include a vocal masterclass led by ...

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  12. Tafelmusik offers a revelatory evening of overlooked BachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Globe and Mail

    ... settings. The cleverly programmed and satisfying evening proved the truth of perhaps the best aphorism about J.S. Bach - Beethoven's pun on the German meaning of his name. He shouldn't be called Bach, Beethoven said, but Meer, that is, not "brook," ...

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  13. Alexander Balanescu / Zlatko Kaucic / Javier Girotto: East West DaydreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | All About Jazz

    ... trained, he breaks out into bravura performance of the opening of the Prelude to Partita No.3 BWV 1006 by J.S. Bach (see here by Hillary Hahn for an excellent performance). Perhaps it is Balanescu's style which gives the proceedings a classical feel ...

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  14. The Alternate History of the Quartertone PianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... and Baroque eras. That this tuning maintained the subordinate role of the chromatic keys is easily demonstrated in J.S. Bach's Inventions & Sinfonias (BWV 772-801), which utilizes only 15 tonalities; the diatonic major and minor keys C through A, ...

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  15. Concert review | Ephemeral sounds of St. Olaf Choir create memorable eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... to replicate when listening to the choir on CD. The program boasted several classical masterpieces, including J.S. Bach's motet “Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied” - one of a number of works to feature student musicians and violist ...

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  16. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra to Perform Multimedia Bach Concert at SchwabRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Statecollege.com

    Toronto's Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, the internationally famous period-music ensemble, will return to Penn State with its latest multimedia production, "J. S. Bach: The Circle of Creation," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Schwab Auditorium.

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  17. Love & War: Baroque Style Features Baroque Connoisseur Rachel Barton PineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The superbly gifted violinist Rachel Barton Pine, the only American to win the Gold Medal at the J. S. Bach International Violin Competition, displays her fabulous artistry and remarkable versatility in this extraordinary program of Baroque-period pearls. Barton will perform on violin and viola d'amore as well as conduct the program that includes: The Columbus Symphony presents Love & War: Baroque Style at the Southern Theatre on Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 8pm.

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  18. First Operatunity concert of the year brings romance of ViennaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... by Christopher Luke. The first, on Tuesday February 7 at 1pm, is at St Joseph's Catholic Church, with works by J.S. Bach, Stanford, Thiman and Vaughan Williams. Admission is by gold coin donation, with all proceeds supporting the weekly community ...

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  19. The Russian Center of San Francisco to Present Winter Music ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... these old elements in a new way. Ian Maksin will be shredding everything up from unaccompanied cello suites by J.S. Bach to his original music infused with traditional flavors from his native Russia, the Balkans and Flamenco Arabe, as well as his ...

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  20. The Reese Projects to perform at St. AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... into up-tempo, high-energy music with haunting sounds that flow from calypso to waltz. Their influences include J.S. Bach, Claude Bolling, The Beatles, John Coltrane, Miles Davis,The Kronos String Quartet, YoYo Ma, along with many others. As with ...

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