Prokofiev Newswire

Prokofiev Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Prokofiev.

Results 1 - 20 of 125 in Prokofiev

  1. Vladimir & AntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Music-News.com

    ... to re-energize some of most popular pieces by great Russian composers including Shostakovitch, Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev, as well as celebrating the rich Russian history of folk and gypsy melodies with such enduring favourites as 'Dark Eyes', ...

    Comment?

  2. Recordings Fairouz cover 716Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Opera News

    ... the line between classical and show music, it's driven by a motor-like and subtly sinister groove that echoes Prokofiev. "After the Revels," setting the composer's translation of an eleventh-century Arabic text, is quietly sensual and then flowers ...

    Comment?

  3. Vladimir & Anton INTERVIEW @VladimirAndAnton #VladimirAndAnton @VladViolin #VladViolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Music-News.com

    ... to re-energize some of most popular pieces by great Russian composers including Shostakovitch, Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev, as well as celebrating the rich Russian history of folk and gypsy melodies with such enduring favourites as 'Dark Eyes', ...

    Comment?

  4. Italian-born classical guitarist Flavio Sala reinventing himself in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    One night, the internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Flavio Sala headlined a performance by a symphony orchestra at the Prokofiev Concert Hall of the Philharmonic Society of Russia. Three weeks later, he was playing a barn in Westminster, Md., as the opening act for a Baltimore bluegrass band.

    Comment?

  5. 2016 Tanglewood Broadcast ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Hear classical performances from Tanglewood this summer - live! These special broadcast-only events featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood will air in the Concord area at WCNH 91.5 and WEVO 89.1 HD2. [Streaming content will vary.] PROKOFIEV Symphony No.

    Comment?

  6. Romeo and Juliet review: Stanton Welch and Houston Ballet's refreshingly amorous take on classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Houston Ballet's Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy dripping with drama, detailed designs and terrific dancing. Set in fair Verona, with glorious Italianate sets and costumes by Roberta Guidi di Bagno plus Prokofiev's pounding score, the production has classical style alongside a subtly modern sensibility.

    Comment?

  7. Music at Gretna's 2016 Summer of Love concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | PennLive.com

    ... jazz standards to spirituals. Speaking of love, what could be more romantic than Ten Pieces of Romeo and Juliet, Prokofiev's take on Shakespeare's passionate classic? This is one of the numbers to be presented by pianist Lise de la Salle. For ...

    Comment?

  8. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra returns for concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Pique News Magazine

    ... . The concert starts at 8:30 p.m. The Saturday, July 2 concert features Wagner's Die Meistersinger: Overture, Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf - with narrative by Tovey - and Beethoven's Symphony No., Op 67, C minor . As well, there are other ...

    Comment?

  9. Backstage: 'Hamlet' music maker and grave digger Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... and more obscure underground stuff, noise music, and avant-garde music. I like some hip-hop music. I like Wagner, Prokofiev; I like the heavy classical stuff, anything that moves me. I like emotion-driven music. I don't like cookie-cutter stuff. ...

    Comment?

  10. Academy of St. Martin in the Fields makes Bravo! Vail debut Thursday, June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Vail Daily News

    ... film's powerful opening scenes. The program for the second concert, held on Saturday includes four works: Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1, known as the "Classical Symphony," due to Prokofiev's deliberate imitation of Joseph Haydn's style; Camille ...

    Comment?

  11. Vladimir & AntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Music-News.com

    ... to re-energize some of most popular pieces by great Russian composers including Shostakovitch, Rimsky-Korsakov and Prokofiev, as well as celebrating the rich Russian history of folk and gypsy melodies with such enduring favourites as 'Dark Eyes', ...

    Comment?

  12. Frank Zielhorst getting a great sound form the Magna SinfoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Western Gazette

    ... before playing with the Leipziger Radio Orchestra and the Zwickau Chamber Orchestra. The programme includes: Prokofiev's Classical Symphony a wonderfully light-hearted symphony, full of humour and whimsy and a certain amount of impertinence for the ...

    Comment?

  13. Folsom Lake Symphony season tickets on sale June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Village Life

    ... and unique musical styles: Shostakovich's "Festive Overture," Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto" and selections from Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet a April 22: Organ Symphony - An organ is an unusual instrument for a symphony, but two pieces featuring ...

    Comment?

  14. Good news for Gateshead residents and youngsters in Sage's new classical seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    ... and ballet scores with one highlight being a visit by the St Petersburg Philharmonic with a programme including Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet and Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe. Other orchestras visiting during the new season will come from Stuttgart, ...

    Comment?

  15. Lang Lang, classical music rock star, praises Queensland Symphony in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... was casual and relaxed despite having just rehearsed one of the most challenging piano pieces in the repertoire. Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No.3 requires immense skill just to play - but to inject personality, virtuosity and freshness requires ...

    Comment?

  16. Review: ISO features veteran pianistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Nuvo.net

    ... s at least the importance of the piano. Filled with Modernism's launch in the early 20th century, craggy shades of Prokofiev here and there seemed manifest. Both pianist and conductor held sway over the three-movement work.

    Comment?

  17. Why Do We Care About Palmyra So Much?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    On Thursday, May 5, the ancient theater of Palmyra hosted a classical music concert, called " Praying for Palmyra : Music Revives Ancient Ruins ." The Mariinsky Theater Orchestra of St. Petersburg, conducted by Valery Gergiev, performed pieces by J.S. Bach as well as Russian composers Rodion Shchedrin and Sergei Prokofiev.

    Comment?

  18. Symphony, Terrain return to Uncharted territory - Wed, 25 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... conceived specifically for the event, and the evening will close out with a full symphony performance of Sergei Prokofiev's beloved narrative composition "Peter and the Wolf." "It's a well-known piece, but it's also adventurous," Preu said. "We ...

    Comment?

  19. Tickets to Birmingham Royal Ballet's 2016-17 Season Now on SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... into the starry realm of her dreams. With designs by John Macfarlane (The Nutcracker) and a spellbinding score by Prokofiev, this Cinderella is an intoxicating work of imagination, praised by audiences and critics alike. Copplia is one of the ...

    Comment?

  20. Bach in Palmyra: Russia's Surprise Concert in the Ancient Syrian CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Counterpunch

    ... was dispatched to Palmyra for this action. It was a contingent just large enough to conclude the concert with Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, a piece chosen, as Gergiev also pointedly noted, to demonstrate a respect for history that differentiates ...

    Comment?