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  1. Weaponized Classical MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jwz

    ... Baroque music seems to make the most potent repellant. "[D]espite a few assertive, late-Romantic exceptions like Mussorgsky and Rachmaninoff," notes critic Scott Timberg, "the music used to scatter hoodlums is pre-Romantic, by Baroque or ...


  2. VIDEO: The Met Orchestra Rehearses Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 |

    ... work's thrilling, life-affirming finale. There's more Russian music when mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili sings Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death . Mirga GraA3 4inyt?-Tyla-a native of Vilnius, Lithuania-was named music director of the City of ...


  3. 5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The New York Times

    ... and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Anita Rachvelishvili is the vocal soloist for Shostakovich's arrangements of Mussorgsky's "Songs and Dances of Death." 212-247-7800, NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC at David Geffen Hall (May 24, 7:30 p.m., ...


  4. Falmouth Academy To Present Art Showcase, ConcertRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | Falmouth Enterprise

    ... concert, all instrumental groups will come together to perform "Pictures at an Exhibition" composed by Modest Mussorgsky. The piece represents a stroll through an art gallery. Each work of art inspires a different section of music. The musical ...


  5. Agenda What to See, Hear, Watch, and ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | New York Magazine

    ... become the fifth woman ever to lead the ensemble, in a program featuring mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili in Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death . - Justin Davidson Carnegie Hall , May 18. TV 8. Watch The Final Year Cautionary tale. ...


  6. Live painting part of Philharmonic closing nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Journal Gazette

    The music program for Saturday's performance includes "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky, who was inspired after a visit to an art show.


  7. A tribute to bandleader Ivy Benson will open this year's Durham brass festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 5 | Chronicle Live

    ... The music moves to the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, on July 17 when the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble will perform Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. A new suite has also been commissioned, inspired by the museum's summer exhibition of Quentin ...


  8. Artfully Edmonds: Full week of arts events aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | My Edmonds

    ... Beck will preview the evening's musical pieces, including composer Malcom Arnold's "Four Scottish Dances," Modest Mussorgsky's "Dance of the Persian Slaves," Alexander Scriabin's "Reverie, op. 24," and "Roman Festivals" by Respighi. As part of a ...


  9. Philadelphia's role introducing high fidelity stereophonic sound | Philly HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 |

    ... records, including the first-ever stereophonic record, which featured Maurice Ravel's arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" and Alexander Scriabin's "Prometheus: Poem of Fire." , these collaborators made history yet again ...


  10. Your weekend: what's on around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | The Age

    American jazz singer Carmen Lundy has been honing her craft for more than four decades, recording chart-topping albums and working with leading musicians such as Mulgrew Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington and Kip Hanrahan. Lundy performs tracks from throughout her discography, taking from albums such as Today, 7.30pm and 10pm, tomorrow, 7.30pm, Bird's Basement, 11 Singers Lane, city, $39-$55, 1300 225 299, Beloved Australian pianist David Helfgott presents a solo recital of popular romantic works, including pieces by FrA dA ric Chopin, Franz Liszt and Modest Mussorgsky.


  11. Anna CleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Voices

    ... Rusticana, Ravel's L'enfant et les Sortileges, Rossini's L'italiana in Algeri, Wagner's Die Walkure, and Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. In France she has performed with the ensemble Opalescences, at the Cortot concert hall in Paris, for the Mairie de ...


  12. The MET Orchestra Returns To Carnegie Hall For Three Concerts In May And June 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 |

    ... Prlude l'aprs-midi d'un faune and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36. Also on the program is Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death (orch. Shostakovich) featuring mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili. On Wednesday, May 30 at 8:00 p.m. , ...


  13. Two COW events makes for tough decision on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | The Daily Record

    ... Schubert's Mass No. 2 in G Major together, while WSO will also perform "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Mauric Ravel. And, senior trombonist Thomas Matlak will be featured during the Morceau Symphonique for trombone ...


  14. The 28 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: April 9-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Chloe Maurice Ravel may have been the greatest orchestrator in history. The French composer transformed Modest Mussorgsky's piano piece Pictures at an Exhibition into the full-blown orchestral suite we all know and love today, with its famous ...


  15. Russian orchestra to perform Mussorgsky opera in ChinaRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The Mariinsky Orchestra and Mariinsky Chorus will perform "Khovanschina," Russian musician Modest Mussorgsky's opera, at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on April 17. This will be the first time that the entire concert version of Khovanschina is performed in China, and well-known Russian conductor Valery Gergiev will conduct the opera, according to the NCPA. The orchestra will also perform Mussorgsky's "Overture to Khovanschina," "Night on Bald Mountain," as well as "Songs and Dances of Death" at the NCPA on April 16. As one of the oldest musical ensembles in Russia, the history of the Mariinsky Orchestra dates back to the early 18th century.


  16. Ravel's Daphnis and ChloeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    Maurice Ravel may have been the greatest orchestrator in history. The French composer transformed Modest Mussorgsky's piano piece Pictures at an Exhibition into the full-blown orchestral suite we all know and love today, with its famous trumpet fanfare, and for his own Bolero , Ravel arranged a single rhythmic motif and a short, simple melody into a steadily crescendoing edifice of musical suspense.


  17. The UTC Symphony Orchestra Has Concert April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 |

    The UTC Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert, Orchestral Colors, in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Building on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. This colorful musical palette features expressive and exciting music including Aaron Copland's An Outdoor Overture and Modest Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain.


  18. Santa Barbara Symphony Announces New SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 |

    ... Theatre Company (November 17 and 18); Brahms' daring Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, combined with Modest Mussorgsky 's Pictures at an Exhibition and Maurice Ravel 's seductive Bolro (January 19 and 20); Joseph Schwantner's enchantingly ...


  19. BWW Review: Classical Standards Play Second Fiddle to Power Anthems in ROCKTOPIARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 |

    ... to "Rhapsody In Blue" that the landmark symphonic jazz piece is abandoned for a full-company rendering of Queen's Mussorgsky's "Pictures At An Exhibition" is an intro to Evan's performance of U2's "Where The Streets Have No Name." for her lovely ...


  20. Richmond Symphony and guest artists score on all counts in Masterworks programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... Tough call, especially after hearing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major followed by his orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition." Both are spiced with exotic tunefulness and full of dazzling sound effects, centered in winds, ...