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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Allentown Symphony's joyful weekend: Beethoven's 9th

    Allentown Symphony's joyful weekend: Beethoven's 9th
    Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is not only considered to be one of the composer's greatest works, it also is one of the best-known works in the classical repertoire. Some even consider it the greatest piece of music ever written. The work's vast scale is...
  • Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues

     Shulamit Ran may be retiring but her music continues
    Shulamit Ran remembers very well how she came to be hired as a professor of music at the University of Chicago. It was 1973, roughly a decade after she had moved from her native Tel Aviv to New York to study composition and piano at the Mannes College...
  • Ars Viva Symphony disbanding after 20 years

    Ars Viva Symphony disbanding after 20 years
    The Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra, founded 20 seasons ago by conductor Alan Heatherington, will play its final concert May 17. Maestro Heatherington, a Libertyville resident, made the announcement at the Ars Viva's Sunday afternoon concert April 12 at the...
  • When community service becomes a 16-day music festival

     When community service becomes a 16-day music festival
    Over the next three weeks, one of the Midwest's and the nation's leading music schools is kicking up its commitment to community service a couple of notches. Make that 125 notches. That's the number of informal concerts students and faculty of the...
  • Classical to romantic to folksy music to be played at McAninch Arts Center

    Classical to romantic to folksy music to be played at McAninch Arts Center
    The Mac will be bursting at the seams with music this weekend, as the New Philharmonic Orchestrarounds out its season with the program, "Bach to Bock." Performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the McAninch Arts Center at the College of...
  • Early music is still being reinvented

    Early music is still being reinvented
    In her ethereal, epigraphic new book "Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Archives," the poet Susan Howe muses on the difference between what can be a "visual and acoustic shock" of encountering a text on a musty, faded folio found in a library...
  • Northbrook Symphony wraps up 'Mahler's Shadow' series

    Northbrook Symphony wraps up 'Mahler's Shadow' series
    The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra's music director Lawrence Rapchak has done it again. He's presenting the North American premiere of Symphony No. 4 in C minor written in 1905 by Czech composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster. Never heard of Foerster? That'...
  • BSO offers brilliant Flute Concerto by Kevin Puts on program with Russian favorites

    BSO offers brilliant Flute Concerto by Kevin Puts on program with Russian favorites
    The latest Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program mixes Russian favorites with the 2013 Flute Concert by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts to create quite an eventful experience. Puts, a Peabody Institute faculty member with a major career,...
  • Turkish pianist, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra shine in buoyant collaboration

    Turkish pianist, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra shine in buoyant collaboration
    Composer and pianist Fazil Say has nurtured a reputation for merging of jazz and improvisation with classical artistry. That unique sensibility, coupled with music inspired by his own Turkish homeland, informed his buoyant collaboration with the Orpheus...
  • Chamber orchestra wraps 10th season in Boca

    Chamber orchestra wraps 10th season in Boca
    James Judd will be the guest conductor and Jeffrey Kaye the trumpet soloist for the final Connoisseur Concert of The Symphonia Boca Raton's 10th anniversary season. The chamber orchestra's performance is 3 p.m. Sunday in The Roberts Theater at Saint...
  • New Music Gathering to be held at Peabody in 2016

    New Music Gathering to be held at Peabody in 2016
    The second New Music Gathering, described by its organizers as "an annual conference dedicated to the performance, production, promotion, support and creation of new concert music," will be held at the Peabody Institute,  Jan. 7 to 9, 2016. Baltimore...