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  1. 'A Season of Classics' at The Klein Auditorium and a holiday food drive.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The Greater Bridgeport Symphony's 70th season continues Saturday, December 12, 2015 at The Klein Auditorium with Beethoven's Ninth and the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut- Symphony No. 9. Under the direction of the celebrated Music Director and Principal Conductor Eric Jacobsen who is in his second season with the company, the evening's festivities will be highlighted by the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut under the direction of Carole Ann Maxwell and features Soprano, Sara Heaton, who was a big hit at the Barnum Festival in Bridgeport this past summer, Tenor Alex Richardson, Mezzosoprano Nerea Berraondo and Bass-Baritone Stephen Bryant.


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

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    ... that's where we're at today. "It's interesting because Saturday's concert, from Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 to Mendelssohn's Fair Melusina Overture to Schumann's Piano Concerto, features music written roughly between 1806 to 1840 - the heart of the ...


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

    Friday Nov 20 | Watford Observer

    ... he started playing piano at the age of five and at the age of 13, he ran the school orchestra and played Mendelssohn's G minor piano concerto with the Philharmonic Orchestra in the Watford Town Hall. After his London debut in 1954, he played many ...


  4. Classical: HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Jerusalem Post

    ... call ourselves the Israel Haydn Quartet, it is not only pieces by Haydn that we play. We play Brahms, Beethoven, Mendelssohn. We are advancing slowly to the 20th century, and next year we will play Shostakovich. We perform only the best of the ...


  5. Mendelssohn's "Concert Piece No.2" transcribed for Flute or Oboe with Clarinet or BassoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | PR Log

    NSM publishes transcriptions of Mendelssohn's original wind parts from his clarinet and basset horn showpiece Op.114. Primo parts for clarinet, flute or oboe may be paired with secondo parts for clarinet, bassoon, or english horn.


  6. Candlelight Concert showcases William and Marya s vocal talentRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Flat Hat

    ... falsetto from the tenor section that they would use throughout their program. The next two songs, Felix Mendelssohn's Richte Mich, Gott and Lux Aeterna, were equally as reverent, and the choir did a good job adding a rich darkness to both the German ...


  7. Composer returns to mining region that inspired her workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... of this year for the story she told of the Pennsylvania coal miner. Years back, Wolfe was commissioned by the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia to write a new work for choir with her very own Bang on a Can All-Stars, Wolfe decided her work would lean ...


  8. York Orchestras Present Holiday ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    ... Junior violinist and concerto competition winner Joelle Chiu, will perform the first movement of Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor . Junior mezzo soprano Tatum Langley will sing the world premiere of a new transcription of the ...


  9. Pacific Symphony Performs from the New World Concert TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 |

    ... America, Europe, and Asia. A native of Beijing, he made his first public appearance at the age of 9, performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with the China Youth Chamber Orchestra. At age 12, he entered the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. ...


  10. Princeton Pro Musica Presents Mendelssohn's Immortal "Elijah"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Town Topics

    Felix Mendelssohn did very little in the field of opera, however, his sacred oratorios are as theatrical as any 19th-century operatic work.


  11. Muskoka Concert Association dances into 68th season with moving 'Bolero' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Muskoka Today

    ... Sinfonietta Op 188 by Joachim Raff 3) Serenade for Sophia by Guy Woolfenden 4) Overture for Winds Op 24 by Felix Mendelssohn 5) Suite Persane by Andre Caplet 6) Old Wine in New Bottles by Gordon Jacob. The entertaining evening began with a wine and ...


  12. Taking the best one step furtherRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Ballade No. 1 in G minor and a duet with Alexandra Munn, an Alberta College music instructor. Munn also plays Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words. Peter Jancewicz, a pillar of Pianofest, has chosen a Ravel work in addition to introducing a few of his ...


  13. Munich Symphony Orchestra delivers stunning performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | The Daily Campus

    ... to feel solemn, nervous and reserved in the next, as listeners did during the orchestra's rendition of Felix Mendelssohn's "Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90." The shuffling of pages between movements can also create discomfort for newer listeners, ...


  14. MU Orchestra to Perform with Tenor Alok Kumar & Conductor Maksim KonarevRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 |

    Classical works by varying composers will be masterfully presented by the Millersville University Chamber Ensemble and Orchestra on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Center. Pieces will include Borodin's Polovetsian Dances, a selection from Felix Mendelssohn , an aria from Puccini's opera Tosca, the famous La Donna e Mobile by Verdi, an Italian song by De Curtis--featuring New York City's tenor Alok Kumar--and Beethoven's great 5th Symphony, with its unofficial title "Fate Knocking at the Door."


  15. Chamber music collective Pan Harmonia recalls the Holocaust with an acoustic requiemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    ... by Hilary Tann and performed by Steinbeck and Keel; and Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (1839), written by Felix Mendelssohn and performed by all three musicians. Steinbeck says the recurring event began when Pan Harmonia partnered with the Center for ...


  16. Friday MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Spokane 7

    Teacher-Educator Day and features both music and the impact of music. Long-time Performing Member, pianist Joyce Kelly, will play Mendelssohn's Variations Serieuses, Op.


  17. Chicago pianist presents program Oct. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... Modernism. Valenti's program will feature selections from Debussy's Images, Book 1; Mozart's Sonata in C Major; Mendelssohn's Variations Serieuses, op.; Saint-Saens' Four Etudes for the Left Hand Alone and Prokofieff's Sonata #7 in B flat major. ...


  18. Review: NBSO offers a well-balanced 'Elijah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 |

    Choosing balance over power, maestro David MacKenzie and the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra continued the ensemble's centenary anniversary season Sunday afternoon at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Mendelssohn's sweeping oratorio “Elijah” offers the choice.


  19. Seats available for Sunday's Chamber Music premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    The third season opening for the Florida Chamber Music Project is on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, featuring Mozart's String Quartet in B-flat major, K.458 and the String Quartet in E minor, Opus 44, No. 2 by Felix Mendelssohn.


  20. NBSO, singers to offer 'Elijah' SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 |

    On Sunday, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra centennial season continues with a performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah," a joint production with members of the Sippican and Greater New Bedford Choral societies, and the Rhode Island College Concert choir, and featuring guest soloists soprano Noune Karapetian, mezzo-soprano Margaret Lias, tenor Matthew Anderson, and baritone Philip Lima. Considered the equal of Handel's "Messiah" and Haydn's "Creation," this masterful oratorio tells the dramatic story of the Biblical prophet Elijah.