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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Beethoven Bash celebrates 40 years of community music

     Beethoven Bash celebrates 40 years of community music
    Beethoven's music may have been classical; but, with 175 performers on stage, "Beethoven Bash" is going to rock. "With that size, in terms of volume and power of sound ...you can make quite an impact," said director Stephen Blackwelder. Concluding the...
  • Chicagoing for April 9

    Chicagoing for April 9
    Things to do and see around the city. ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016....
  • Entertainment Announcements: Karrnnell and trio, Anne Arundel Community Concert Association, Brothers on the Battlefield, South County Concert Association, AACC student art show, 'Rising Stars,' young artists competition, Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Chorale,

    Annapolis Chorale The Annapolis Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the regional premiere of composer Karl Jenkins' "Gloria" at 7:30 p.m. April 10 and 8 p.m. April 11 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Music Director J. Ernest...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Claire Chase creates theater of the lung in enthralling flute recital

    Claire Chase creates theater of the lung in enthralling flute recital
    Claire Chase, a flutist and MacArthur "genius," on Saturday afternoon did what only a brilliant flutist and MacArthur "genius" could do: She turned UCLA's Schoenberg Hall into a giant lung. It is unlikely that this rare feat of oxygenation attracted...
  • Powerful musical collaboration celebrates Lehigh's 150th

    What does one do to celebrate a major milestone? If it's as seminal an event as the 150th anniversary of Lehigh University, an institution as much a fixture in community culture as in academics, one turns to music, of course. "What passion cannot...
  • L.A. Phil's YOLA players are goodwill ambassadors near Fukushima

    L.A. Phil's YOLA players are goodwill ambassadors near Fukushima
    A sleek bullet train pulled into a city in northern Japan recently with 15 Los Angeles teenagers aboard. They looked like typical school kids everywhere, in the uniform of T-shirts, hoodies, jeans and sneakers. The city likewise appeared unremarkable,...
  • Cherry blossoms decorate Orchestra Day in Japan

     Cherry blossoms decorate Orchestra Day in Japan
    Tuesday here felt like ground zero for spring. The weather was lovely. Schools were on spring break. Families were everywhere viewing cherry blossoms. The city was white with petals. In Bunkyo, a northern district of Tokyo, the attractions were many....