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  1. Orpheus and Phoenix Children's Chorus Presents Legacy ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Copper Basin News

    ... and collaborative performances from both ensembles. Selections from Orpheus will include "Beati Mortui" by Felix Mendelssohn and "Harriett Tubman" by Rollo Dilworth. Selections from Phoenix Children's Chorus will include "God's Gonna Set This World ...

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  2. Hudson Chorale welcomes new Director and new members in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Patch.com

    ... the Durufle Requiem along with works by Poulenc, Ravel and Messiaen. Our spring concert in May will feature Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah, a work I first enjoyed while singing bass in a high school chorus, and later while singing the title role in ...

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  3. Arshak Sirunyan: SerendipityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | All About Jazz

    ... Sirunyan's pieces have as much in common with the classic Sketches of Spain (Columbia, 1960) as they do with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream. This is modern musical theater, avant-garde conception, meditations on the dance and life events; ...

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  4. Royal NZ Ballet's delightful Midsummer Night's DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... lighting, catching every dewdrop and tinsel-tipped wing, is by Kendall Smith. Scarlett has maintained Mendelssohn's dramatically articulate score, written in 1824 as an overture to the play, with other works by Mendelssohn added to cover a ...

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  5. Faith and Values: Be attentive and open to finding graceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Morning Call

    ... 12:30 p.m., Sept. 30. He dressed in his black shirt and trousers concert attire for his scheduled 30 minutes of Mendelssohn and Bach in the main hall of Union Station. The area was crowded. People not only stopped to listen; they also came to ...

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  6. What the critics are saying about violinist Gil Shaham, guest of the Cleveland Orchestra SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Cleveland.com

    ... out on his calendar. For most of the last few months, Shaham has in fact been trotting the globe playing the Mendelssohn Concerto and the complete Sonatas and Partitas of Bach . Here's what reviewers of those and other performances had to say. ...

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  7. Music Mountain to Welcome Cassatt String Quartet with Ursula Oppens & More, 9/12-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    America's Oldest Continuing Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain continues its 86th Anniversary Season on Saturday, 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.

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  8. Why do we hear the work of so few female classical composers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Independent

    ... Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music, tells me about the 19th-century composer who was mentored by Felix Mendelssohn, and whose music was praised by Robert Schumann. Kinkel escaped an abusive marriage, only to marry a man with whom she was ...

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  9. Three sisters launch society's new seasonRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

    ... the trio play from memory, resulting in a sound which is both freer but more integrated. They play the Brahms, Mendelssohn and Schubert string trios. The second concert on November 4th features one of the best and most respected pianists in the ...

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  10. Jessy McCabe: Teenage girl launches petition calling for more women...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Independent

    ... also feel there is no point in jettisoning, say, Brahms and replacing him with Clara Schumann, or getting rid of Mendelssohn and replacing him with his sister Fanny. "In many years of performing, I have only played a handful of works by women ...

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  11. Elijah celebrated in musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Jamaica Observer

    THE National Chorale of Jamaica's 2015 season's premiere of Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah was a true indulgence in the music we refer to today as the classical greats. A tremendous masterpiece, the iconic oratorio tells of the life and episodes of the titular prophet.

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  12. Concert Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tetzlaff shine at TanglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | MassLive.com

    Even now, in a symphony or even a play or a rock song, we normally have to wait for the lead actor to launch into a soliloquy or a guitarist to strut his stuff and show what they can do. Felix Mendelssohn clearly didn't get that memo.

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  13. Hudson Chorale Welcomes New Music Director and New Members for its Upcoming SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Patch.com

    ... the Durufle Requiem along with works by Poulenc, Ravel and Messiaen. Our spring concert in May will feature Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah, a work I first enjoyed while singing bass in a high school chorus, and later while singing the title role in ...

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  14. Schubert's Legacy Explored at Menlo FestivalRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | SF Classical Voice

    ... closest in substance to his legacy. That includes wordless art songs. In Gloria Chien's rendition of three of Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words for piano, the most Schubertian aspect was the melodic lines. Otherwise, Chien's delicate, running scales ...

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  15. Lake Tahoe SummerFest 2015 ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    Lake Tahoe SummerFest's fourth season, "Passport to a World of Music," will bring Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn to audiences through Aug. 16. The three weekend series of nine different concerts will transport attendees through masterpieces translated by renowned artists and a nationally acclaimed orchestra of 40 players. Timeless music as a force of nature will become an immersive experience through the talents of celebrated pianist Joseph Kalichstein during opening weekend.

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  16. "How to Be a Person"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Snapper

    ... Big Fat Meanies. Hammer started off the recital by singing classical works like "Lord God of Abraham," by Felix Mendelssohn from Elijah., "Piu saga e vezzosetta" by Giovanni Bononcini, and "Mattinata" by Ruggero Leoncavallo. Kelly then came onstage ...

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  17. Spanish tangos and Russian rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Planet Jackson Hole

    ... trombone and upright bass, a trio not usually seen in the musical world. German composer and piano prodigy Felix Mendelssohn's "Piano No. 1 in D minor" closes the bill, with Mendelssohn being one of the most popular composers of the Romantic era. ...

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  18. West Michigan Symphony to span the globe during 2015-16 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | MLive.com

    ... such world-renowned soloists as Philippe Quint, Conrad Tao and Marcus Roberts; perform symphonies by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff; and present the new music of four exciting composers of today, including two pieces that we ...

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

    Jul 31, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 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, ...

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

    Jul 30, 2015 | 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 ...

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