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  1. Romeo and Juliet to Launch Royal Opera House's Live Cinema 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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    ... works in November. Highlights from The Royal Opera this Season in theaters include exciting new productions of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and opera's most enduring double-bill Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and ...


  2. Where sax covers everythingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Standard

    ... gratifying music interflow in Hong Kong." Among the treats on the program are Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky, The Planets Suite - Jupiter by Gustav Holst, Spanish classic Carmen Suites by Georges Bizet and My City My Home, an original ...


  3. Folsom Symphony kicks off 2015-16 season with free concertRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Village Life

    ... charge, defeating the enemy and ending the overture in a triumphant victory. Travel to exotic worlds Modest Mussorgsky's "Baba Yaga and the Great Gate" is a Russian tale from "Pictures at an Exhibition." It was composed for piano in 1874 and was ...


  4. Concert Review: Joshua Bell, Boston Symphony Orchestra terrific at TanglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 |

    ... out of the orchestra in the Glazunov piece, as well as the two other perfectly matched pieces on the program: Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain" and Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastique." Mussorgsky's driving, rhythmic piece started the concert off on ...


  5. 'Doctor Strange' Will Be "Marvel's Fantasia", But What Does That Mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | /film

    ... cloud formations reflecting the sound and rhythms of the music. Another segment, Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky features the devil Chernabog summoning restless souls and evil spirits who dance and fly through the air towards Bald ...


  6. World-class classical musicians dazzle at Minehead and Exmoor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Somerset County Gazette

    ... to to open up the world of classical music to a younger audience. The concert featured a rousing performance of Mussorgsky's Night on a Bare Mountain, which features in Disney's Fantasia film, as well as Mozart's Horn Concerto no 4 and Stravinsky's ...


  7. Michael Houstoun with Orchestra Wellington a " third concert of seriesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | Scoop

    Here is music to conjure up pictures in the mind's eye. Few people could hear Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain without recalling Disney's fantastic images created for the 1940 film Fantasia .


  8. Orchestra Wellingtona s Third Subscription Concert a oePolishaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | Scoop

    Night on Bald Mountain Modeste Mussorgsky Piano Concerto Op 20 in F-sharp minor Aleksander Scriabin Symphony no 3 in D Major Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Here is music to conjure up pictures in the mind's eye! Few people could hear Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain without recalling Disney's fantastic images created for the 1940 film Fantasia . Inspired by Gogol's story of a witches' Black Sabbath on the eerie Bald Mountain, Mussorgsky created a tense and dramatic score that resolves into one of the most beautiful clarinet solos ever written.


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    Thursday Jul 30 | The American Conservative

    ... His Christian name, as he confessed, had proven to be the least apposite of any famous musician's since Modest Mussorgsky's. It was not all "the expense of spirit in a waste of shame." Lambert's friends, while they could hardly be expected to ...


  10. Orchestra plans multimedia performance for 'Exhibition'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Homer Tribune

    ... the library. The grand finale at the Homer Mariner Theatre was written for the piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874. He wrote it in remembrance of his friend, Viktor Hartmann, after getting inspired by Hartmann's work following his ...


  11. New sounds for a 'new century'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 |

    ... referred to the evening consisting of three familiar works (two by Johann Sebastian Bach and one by Modest Mussorgsky) in new arrangements. The first of these arrangements was of the concluding chaconne movement from Bach's second partita for solo ...


  12. A 'Charles' Chaplin film score gets a symphonic treatment from GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 |

    ... is also a (possibly) covert reference to Samuel Goldenberg, the rich Polish Jew who makes an appearance in Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition suite. Chaplin definitely knew his repertoire sources, but there is also a generous amount of ...


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    Jul 17, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... celebrates 100 years of Balboa Park with music of Camille Saint-SaA ns, John Williams, Edvard Grieg, Modest Mussorgsky, William Walton, Richard Rodgers and John Philip Sousa. Also including a new work by composer Salvatore Di Vittorio commissioned ...


  14. Unexpected Songs Brides Have Chosen to Walk Down the AisleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | News Max

    ... a bit more traditional but less known including Vivaldi's "Spring Allegro," Handel's Air from "Water Music," or Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade." Other songs topping Martha Stewart Weddings ' bridal processional list included: ...


  15. Trumpeter Mark Inouye brings his delightful take on jazz to Davies Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 |

    ... far jazzier logic and rhetoric. The pieces were the "The Ballet of Unhatched Chicks in their Shells" from Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition , the third movement of Antonin Dvorak's Opus 88 (eighth) symphony in G major, and "In the Hall ...


  16. MUSSORGSKY: Songs and Dances of Death; Pictures at an Exhibition; Night on Bare MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Opera News

    ... at at the age of twenty-one. In 1922, Maurice Ravel - from an early age attentive to Russian music - orchestrated Mussorgsky's 1874 piano-accompanied cycle Pictures at an Exhibition , linked programmatic pieces evoking ten paintings by his late ...


  17. San Francisco Symphony shows its versatilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 |

    A jazz trumpeter, "Africa's premier diva" , an all-Beethoven program which includes his Violin Concerto, and a waterside concert on Pier 27 - the San Francisco Symphony serves up a diverse series of performances in the second week of its Summer Season. Getting things off to a swinging start is the quartet of the Symphony's Principal Trumpet, Mark Inouye , who appear with conductor Edwin Outwater and the Orchestra in a selection of popular standards, as well as jazz versions of a range of classical works, such as Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition .


  18. Music Academy of the West's First Show of the FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... , a book on the technical study of instrumentation; Ravel for BolA ro and his creative arrangement of Mussorgsky's piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition ; and Rachmaninoff for his cleverly structured, moody Piano Concertos I, With maestro ...


  19. Iranian Music, Russian Opera and American Blues - What to Do in Moscow on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Metro Pushkinskaya, Biblioteka Imeni Lenina. 495-629-9401. At 7 p.m. Khovanshchina: Modest Mussorgsky's opera about the Strelets Revolt in 1698, as a result of which thousands of soldiers were beheaded on Red Square. Stanislavsky ...


  20. Exhibition of new works by British artist Justin Hibbs opens at Carroll/FletcherRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Art Daily

    ... data lost along the way. The exhibition opens with a painted version of Josef Albers's LP cover design for Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Executed with a pinstriping tool - a technique once used to decorate trains and industrial ...