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  1. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Perform Distant Worlds Concert TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... game composer Nobuo Uematsu. Led by Grammy Award-winning conductor Arnie Roth, Distant Worlds features the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh - led for the last time by retiring director Betsy Burleigh - and local actor Tim Hartman, as narrator, ...


  2. World-class musicians coming to Lake Tahoe for 2015 SummerFest | SierraSun.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sierra Sun

    ... Nev. - Lake Tahoe SummerFest's fourth season, "Passport to a World of Music," will bring Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn to audiences from July 31 to Aug. 16. The three-weekend series of nine different concerts will transport attendees through ...


  3. the Tattler: Highlights from Nova Scotia's entertainment sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Cohn Auditorium. Highlights for the symphony's performance with the choir include choral favourites from Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Schumann. The concert also features Canadian French hornist Louis-Philippe Marsolais performing Mozart's delightful ...


  4. Dudamel, L.A. Phil tap Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Wave

    ... (name the last music director to conduct that), and ends Thursday with a lively Mozart menu. Tuesday, it was Mendelssohn. Good old quaint, charming and graceful Mendelssohn might seem an odd fit for the supposedly hot-blooded Latin Dudamel, but he ...


  5. Bahrami-Rea's In Bach? plays RavelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    Perugia, July 29 - After a world premiere at the Umbria Jazz festival, Iranian classical pianist Ramin Bahrami and Italian jazz pianist Danilo Rea will take their joint Bach project on the road, performing at Ravello on August 7. The experiment on the frontier between classical and jazz music titled In Bach? is an homage to the celebrated German Baroque composer and musician who influenced the likes of Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Schumann. At the moment there are no plans for a CD, the prospects for which are "written in the stars" says Bahrami, but the unexpected musical duo want to take their project on tour around Italy and elsewhere.


  6. Sam Rotman expresses emotion through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Daily Courier

    ... that it's an expression of human emotion. He noted how one time he was listening to some music composed by Mendelssohn and heard some measures that he hadn't noticed before. He said the emotion that came from those measures were so powerful, stating ...


  7. Classical review: Faust's violin adds magical touch to MendelssohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    There are some pleasures in life which never fade and high on my list is Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. These thoughts came to mind with Isabelle Faust's first phrase of the work with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.


  8. Festival nears its half century This year the Church Stretton & South ...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Ludlow Advertiser

    This year the Church Stretton & South Shropshire Arts Festival celebrates 49 years of presenting music, theatre and visual arts in the heart of the Shropshire Hills, beginning with a prestigious Gala Opening Concert on Saturday July 25 at Concord College by one of the most exciting and versatile British cellists of his generation, Guy Johnston. He will be joined by one of Europe's foremost pianists, Russian-born Katya Apekisheva, with a programme of music by Brahms, Mendelssohn and Schumann.


  9. Musical Presentation In Chautauqua's Hall Of PhilosophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Dr. Gena Bedrosian with special guest Morgan Middleton will present a recital titled: "Bringing Scripture to the Keyboard: Sacred and Classical Piano Works of Mozart, Mendelssohn and more."


  10. New conductor David Danzmayr leads Breckenridge Music Festival opening nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Summit Daily News

    The Breckenridge Music Festival's energetic new conductor, David Danzmayr, takes up the baton for opening night on Thursday, July 16. The concert features Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony, with guest violinist Alexandra Soumm joining for the concerto. Opening night at the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra on Thursday, July 16, means the official debut of David Danzmayr, the festival's highly acclaimed new conductor and artistic advisor.


  11. Westchester Philharmonic Announces 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | PR Log

    ... the 1300 seat Concert Hall at the Purchase Performing Arts Center. Along with masterworks of Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Mozart, the orchestra will perform 20th century milestones of Gershwin, Shostakovich, Corigliano and Stravinsky, and ...


  12. Classical and Romantic music on period instruments in SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | SFGate

    ... on period instruments in a historically informed style. That means a chance to hear the works of Schubert, Mendelssohn and more in something approximating their original sonorities. For the opening concert, the two founders are joined by clarinetist ...


  13. BWW Reviews: Once the Musical at the Kennedy Center - Seeing it Once is Not EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 |

    ... scene. While at Guy's repair shop, she offers to pay for the repair of her Hoover with a lovely song by Felix Mendelssohn . "Girl" convinces Guy to get a loan to make a CD of his music. Bank Manager Benjamin Magnuson listens to Guy's playing and ...


  14. Indian River Festival featuring four separate concert seriesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... Chris Donnelly who will present jazz and classical favourites on July 19. Performing works by Haydn, Webern and Mendelssohn, the Cecilia String Quartet will wow audiences with their virtuosity on July 26. Other concerts include Ensemble Polaris on ...


  15. Bravo! Vail Announces Academy of St Martin in the Fields Residency in 2016Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 |

    ... in collaboration with McDermott, an engaging and lively series of concerts. Highlights include music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Prokofiev as well as Bell favorite The Eight Seasons--Vivaldi's legendary Four Seasons alongside Piazzolla's Four ...


  16. 'That's amore!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 |

    ... of the setting. This scale was similar honored by all the performers in the six selections of music by Felix Mendelssohn that concluded the concert. These included two excerpts from Christus , two from Elijah , a five-part setting of the "Kyrie ...


  17. The "Unpublished Prodigy" who caught Mendelssohn's eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | University of Cambridge

    A previously unseen letter by Felix Mendelssohn is to go on public display in an exhibition about an unrealised British musical prodigy, revealing that he narrowly missed an opportunity to meet the great composer and perhaps transform his career. Mendelssohn's letter is fascinating.


  18. German composer Felix Mendelssohn and the unrealised talent of a child prodigyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... is the subject of a Cambridge exhibition. John Lunn's unrealised talent is laid bare in a letter by Felix Mendelssohn, which will be shown publicly for the first time when it forms part of the St John's College display. The German composer wrote to ...


  19. Schedule for the Beethoven Festival's 31st annual Summer Chamber Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Park Record

    ... Jensen Program: Classical Latin Flair by the Dali Quartet plus selections from "The Seasons" by Vivaldi, the Mendelssohn "Octet" and the Mozart Clarinet Concerto Program: Mozart String Quartet K. 575 in D Major, Wapango by Paquito D'Rivera La ...


  20. James Holesovsky, 72: Cellist and stalwart supporter of Philadelphia classical musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 |

    ... organizations were served, reportedly at a standard worthy of the Chamber Orchestra. One of those events, the Mendelssohn Club performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion , was also Mr. Holesovsky's last performance as a cellist, in what was widely ...