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  1. BSO to perform in front of millions at The Proms 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... three contrasting works to sum up the spirit of the year: Britten's Peter Grimes, reinventing English opera; Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony, striving after the 'grandeur of the human spirit'; and Korngold's Violin Concerto. Acclaimed violinist Nicola ...

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  2. Classical review: Australian Chamber Orchestra plays a dark, ghostly Mozart symphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... the Broward Center's continuing difficulty in selling tickets for its classical series. The program opened with Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives , a series of short piano works composed during World War I, arranged for string orchestra. With many ...

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  3. Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the TerribleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Hudson Reporter

    Music Sergei Prokofiev Libretto Yuri Grigorovich Choreography Yuri Grigorovich Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet Broadcast in HD As young Ivan IV is crowned, he has to choose one of the 13 Boyar daughters to be his wife and tsarina. He selects Anastasia, and the two eventually fall deeply in love.

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  4. Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras Round Out 2014-15 Season This SpringRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with the professionals of the CSO turning pages for these talented high school musicians. The program begins with Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet Suite and Doppler's Fantaisie Pastoral Hongroise (featuring Clara Fishlock on flute) both led by CSYO ...

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  5. Choice of boy soprano enhances Mahler symphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Cape Cod Times

    ... and audiences alike, memorable in a new way. The concert itself was an exercise in grandeur, opening with Prokofiev's third piano concerto, performed by the talented veteran Jon Kimura Parker. All three movements of this work have their own style, ...

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    Monday Apr 20 | Washingtonian.com

    ... best pianists around. Evgeny Kissin's lineup at the Music Center at Strathmore includes selections from Beethoven, Prokofiev, Chopin, and Liszt. That alone might be reason enough to make the trek to Rockville. For those who need a little push, also ...

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  7. Choice of boy soprano enhances Mahler symphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Cape Cod Times

    ... and audiences alike, memorable in a new way. The concert itself was an exercise in grandeur, opening with Prokofiev's third piano concerto, performed by the talented veteran Jon Kimura Parker. All three movements of this work have their own style, ...

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  8. Wichita Grand Operaa s 15th season opens with family-friendly a Cinderellaa balletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    More recently, audiences have been enjoying the 2015 live-action movie release that tells the quintessential rags-to-riches tale. Actually, notes Parvan Bakardiev, president of the Wichita Grand Opera, there are more than 500 interpretations of the classic story, dating to the year 7 B.C. Of them all, Bakardiev says, it's hard to beat the romantic "Cinderella" ballet composed during World War II by Russian Sergei Prokofiev, "the one and only that has survived all the changes."

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  9. Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This SpringRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... with the professionals of the CSO turning pages for these talented high school musicians. The program begins with Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet Suite and Doppler's Fantaisie Pastoral Hongroise (featuring Clara Fishlock on flute) both led by CSYO ...

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  10. Here's why Philly Tech Week is for everyone, not just geeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... guest conductor, Stphane Denve, will lead the city's premiere classical musicians in performing excerpts from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. It won't be a typical concert, though: In conjunction with Tech Week, this will be the orchestra's third ...

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  11. ProMusica classical concert encourages texting, 4/18-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Arizona Republic

    ... say, the orchestra will play something flamenco-inspired. If he heads to Russia, the next selection will be by Prokofiev. "It functions similar to a movie score because the music is either music that Henry is hearing in real time, at a sidewalk cafe ...

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  12. Canton Symphony's Kinder Concert Performs Peter and the Wolf TodayRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ) - Children in the Canton area will have the opportunity to hear Sergey Prokofiev's classic musical tale Peter and the Wolf The CSO has been performing the Kinder Concert annually since 1971 and since that time, the full orchestra performance has ...

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  13. Ivan the Terrible Performed by the Bolshoi Ballet comes to Bryn Mawr Film InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | DanceJournal

    Ivan the Terrible comes to the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, for one date only, Sunday, May 17th at 1:00pm. Performed on film by the Bolshoi Ballet to the music of Sergei Prokofiev, the libretto and choreography were created by Yuri Grigorovich.

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  14. a tag-team effort presents music inspired by Shakespeare | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bainbridge Island

    ... concert pieces using the Bard's work. Romeo and Juliet alone inspired composers such as Berlioz, Gounod, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, and Bernstein. The latter two are on the BSO program with the Fantasy Overture by Tchaikovsky and the overture to West ...

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  15. Bolshoi Ballet back at The AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Southport Visiter

    ... by enemies. Haunted by dark thoughts and phantoms, he slowly sinks into madness. Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style. Yuri Grigorovich's powerful and ...

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  16. Sharon Kam to Step in for Martin Frost for Australian Chamber...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a new work by Radiohead guitarist Johnny Green wood, along with Haydn's Symphony No. 83 in G Minor, "The Hen," and Prokofiev's witty piano miniatures, Visions fugitives, Op. 22, arranged for orchestra by Mr. Tognetti and Rudolf Barshai. Mr. Frst has ...

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  17. Walking Among GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Barnstable Patriot

    Pianist Jon Kimura Parker will perform with the Cape Symphony as part of its "Walking Among Giants" concert. Contributed Photo The Cape Symphony presents pianist Jon Kimura Parker and soprano James Jabbour in the program "Walking Among Giants" on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12. Parker, a Canadian pianist, will perform Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto, known as "The Giant."

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  18. KZNPO dazzle in season's last performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Iol.co.za

    ... from the podium, and it consisted of two brilliant and very different works from the early 20th century. Sergei Prokofiev's Classical Symphony was written in 1917. It was composed in the style of Haydn or Mozart, but the voice is Prokofiev's. ...

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  19. Monterey Symphony Announces Majestic Realm Concert: April 17-19, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | PR Log

    ... another rollicking adventure of fortune and conspiracy. Everyone will recognize the sparkling "Treasure Waltz". Prokofiev' s admired Symphony No. 7 in C-sharp Minor closes the performance with energy and optimism. Celebrate this colorful season with ...

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  20. Coastal City Ballet Presents 'Cinderella'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 24 Hours

    ... Cinderella will showcase the diverse talents of Coastal City Ballet. With hauntingly beautiful music by Sergei Prokofiev, this classical full-length ballet is brought to life by the technical finesse of the Coastal City Ballet dancers. Cinderella is ...

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