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  1. Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Hosts Teenage Musical Prodigies for an Afternoon of Classical MusicRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... will include solo and duet performances of several classical compositions by Mozart, Bach, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Brahms. Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church's 2015-2016 Concert Series includes ten concerts hosted in the church's ...


  2. The Benyounes, Chiddingly Church, Sunday, October 4Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Argus

    Chiddingly Church was the fitting venue for the finale of this year's Chiddingly Festival by the classical string quartet, the Benyounes. The varied programme of works ranged from Haydn to Ravel, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky with each of the pieces as polished as the last.


  3. Children swap guitars for violins for BSO celebration of classical musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    SOME youngsters can't wait to bang on drums or play guitar, but these pupils are all about classical music. Around 75 of the "most gifted and talented" students from The Grange School , St Katherine's Primary School and Christchurch Junior School gathered with their peers at Twynham School to take part in a celebration of everything Mozart, Myslive?ek and Mendelssohn.


  4. Mozart to Mendelssohn planned for final May FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    Mozart to Mendelssohn planned for final May Festival May Festival music director to lead personal favorites, from Mozart to Mendelssohn Check out this story on "This is my most fervent hope, that the future of the May Festival will continue to center itself on preserving that tradition which has made it unique, and for which I have stood all these years." - James Conlon It's not easy to sum up 37 years of leadership as music director of the Cincinnati May Festival.


  5. NBSO centennial season continues with 'Elijah' Oct. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    On Sunday, Oct. 18, 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.


  6. Music director Yip Wing-sie ahead of the Sinfonietta's four-city tour in Europe. Photo: Nora TamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | South China Morning Post

    ... we do it at home. Yip expressed confidence in presenting a central classical repertoire including Beethoven and Mendelssohn in Europe, as well as works by Hong Kong-based artists after "all these years of growth and development". At the hosts' ...


  7. Sibelius risingRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    ... scrumptious, inspired, original, glorious symphony for a little while thereafter. In the first half there's the Mendelssohn 'Hebrides' Overture and Lars Vogt is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto in E flat, K271. The first of the two ...


  8. Pacific Symphony composer Narong Prangcharoen composer captures diversity of Orange CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | The Wave

    ... Deas, bass-baritone The classical symphonic canon includes a number of pieces inspired by geographical concerns. Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides" Overture comes immediately to mind, as does Respighi's "The Pines of Rome" and Richard Strauss' "An Alpine ...


  9. Tuesday Musical artists not confined to concert hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... Zemlinsky's string quartets, which it recorded and released in 2013 and 2014, as well as works by Schubert and Mendelssohn. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at The University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St. Single tickets and ...


  10. 'A Worcester Schubertiad' to feature mezzo-soprano Sondra KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... after composer Franz Schubert). During Saturday's program Kelly will sing a trio of Romantic songs by Felix Mendelssohn (with tenor Stanley Wilson and accompanied by pianist Olga Rogach) - for the first time. But Kelly is not a neophyte in the world ...


  11. Narong Prangcharoen, Pacific Symphony's artist-in-residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Coast Magazine

    ... by Orange County. The classical symphonic canon includes a number of pieces inspired by geographical areas. Mendelssohn's "The Hebrides" Overture comes immediately to mind, as does Respighi's "The Pines of Rome" and Richard Strauss' "An Alpine ...


  12. Classical stars head WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Cornish Guardian

    ... Brio Copenhagen. They play a central role in Scandinavia's music scene and will perform music by Frank Bridge, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky. On December 4 T3A are delighted to present an evening of words and music, performed by pianist Simon ...


  13. Emerson String Quarter Opens Sleepy Hollow Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

    ... Quartet will close the season on Saturday, May 14, with a program that includes works by Mozart, Schnittke, and Mendelssohn. Those ages 18 and younger are admitted free. Orders may be placed online at , or can ...


  14. Review: 'Exemplary' soloist, NBSO delight in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    ... are capable of, grows into even deeper explorations of challenging, and rewarding, music. The NBSO next performs Mendelssohn's “Elijah” at 3 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at the Z box ...


  15. BWW Interview: Mercury Soul's Mason Bates Merges Classical with Electronic MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 |

    From Mendelssohn to Mason Bates, Mercury Soul's upcoming San Francisco performance on Fri., Oct. 2 , combines the talents of top local Indie classical musicians with electronic music in the atmosphere of high profile nightclub Ruby Skye. A must-attend event for Bay Area music lovers, the return of this "classical music rave" of DJs, classical music and live electronica, with spectacular lighting and projections, promises to be both memorable and innovative.


  16. There's a good reason why there are no great female composersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | The Spectator

    ... on the other hand, isn't a success. I wouldn't go so far as to call it 'repugnant' (Clara's verdict on Fanny Mendelssohn, sister of Felix, has also been suggested for the new syllabus. She, too, wrote a G minor Piano Sonata and it's bloody awful. ...


  17. Composing an alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | The F-Word Blog

    ... as much of a child prodigy as her brother, but once grown had to retire to a domestic life. And there's Fanny Mendelssohn , whose father told her "Music should be an accomplishment, an adornment, and never a career for women," but who is believed to ...


  18. Music Mountain Welcomes Cassatt String Quartet with Ursula Oppens & More This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 |

    America's Oldest Continuing Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain continues its 86th Anniversary Season tonight, September 12 with the high-energy folk band Spuyten Duyvil! The music continues with the esteemed Cassatt String Quartet with guest Ursula Oppens, Piano performing Clara Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Schumann on Sunday, September 13 . Concerts will play each weekend thru September 27! The Hudson Valley based band, Spuyten Duyvil will electrify the crowd on Saturday evening! Their brand of original and traditional American Roots music blends Olde Time, Blues, Bluegrass, and Folk Rock with a pinch of Punk Rock energy to create a uniquely modern mix.


  19. What's On this Weekend - 5th and 6th of SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | ABC News

    Feeling like some passionate violin concertos? Then you are in for a treat with Mendelssohn's masterpiece E minor violin concerto , Ferdinand Herolds Overture from the opera Zampa and Symphony No. 5 from Scandinavian composer Niels Wilhem Gade.


  20. Maestro brings youth to city after a long waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Waikato Times

    ... "It's really dynamic, there are all sorts of different energies going on in the various pieces we sing. Songs by Mendelssohn, noted kiwi composer David Griffiths and kapa haka prodigy Tuirina Wehi will ring out on their preview of their 2016 musical ...