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Stanford's St. Lawrence String Quartet brings Beethoven to the San Francisco County Jail - Stanford University News

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 01:36

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Stanford's St. Lawrence String Quartet brings Beethoven to the San Francisco County Jail
Stanford University News
The SLSQ played, among other pieces, the slow movement of Beethoven's “String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132.” Written after a harrowing period of illness, Beethoven titled this movement “Holy song of thanksgiving of a convalescent to the deity, in the ...

Concert Review: DaPonte String Quartet pulls off Bach, Beethoven, Brahms - Press Herald

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:47

Concert Review: DaPonte String Quartet pulls off Bach, Beethoven, Brahms
Press Herald
Devoting a concert program to “the three B's” – Bach, Beethoven and Brahms – is a quaint idea. You don't hear the phrase much now. It seems like a glimpse back to the 1940s, when those composers were thought of as a classical music Mount Rushmore.

Reston Chorale and friends present Beethoven's 9th Symphony - Fairfaxtimes.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:45

Reston Chorale and friends present Beethoven's 9th Symphony
Fairfaxtimes.com
As a part of the Reston Chorale's commemorative 50th season, one of the shows the group will be putting on is their collaborative “Ode to Joy: Beethoven's 9th Symphony” on Sunday, March 26. Joining the Reston Chorale for this presentation will be the ...

Local pianist performs Beethoven sonatas at Sweet Briar's Gager Concert - SBC News

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 18:05

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Local pianist performs Beethoven sonatas at Sweet Briar's Gager Concert
SBC News
Sweet Briar's final Gager Concert of the semester will feature four Beethoven piano sonatas performed by Lexington-based pianist, composer, organist and teacher Jonathan Cook. The free event takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in Memorial Chapel.

Ode of mystery still shrouds the gruesome death of Ludwig von Beethoven - dailytelegraph.com.au

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:02

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Ode of mystery still shrouds the gruesome death of Ludwig von Beethoven
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A post mortem also revealed Beethoven suffered atrophy of the brain, fibrotic liver riddled with beanlike nodules, enlarged pancreas and abnormal kidneys. Medical speculation about what killed him began after his burial, with alternative explanations ...

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Ode of mystery still shrouds the gruesome death of Ludwig von Beethoven - Herald Sun

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:01

Ode of mystery still shrouds the gruesome death of Ludwig von Beethoven
Herald Sun
A post mortem also revealed Beethoven suffered atrophy of the brain, fibrotic liver riddled with beanlike nodules, enlarged pancreas and abnormal kidneys. Medical speculation about what killed him began after his burial, with alternative explanations ...

Trio to perform Beethoven sonatas - Wicked Local Stoneham

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:02

Trio to perform Beethoven sonatas
Wicked Local Stoneham
A trio of award-winning musicians will perform four Beethoven sonatas in a free concert at 7 p.m. March 25 at First Congregational Church, 1 Church St., in Stoneham. Cellist Velleda Miragias and violinist Tudor Dornescu will join pianist Tudor Bota for ...

Mounting a masterwork: The Piedmont Symphony takes on Beethoven's Ninth - Fauquier Times

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:20

Fauquier Times

Mounting a masterwork: The Piedmont Symphony takes on Beethoven's Ninth
Fauquier Times
Ask any lover of classical music to name his or her favorite musical work, and he (or she) will more than likely answer, “Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, of course!” The Piedmont Symphony Orchestra will present the beloved symphony in all its magnificence ...
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Pasadena Symphony Concludes Classics Season with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Host of Choruses - Pasadena Now

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 23:24

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Pasadena Symphony Concludes Classics Season with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Host of Choruses
Pasadena Now
The Pasadena Symphony closes out its 2016-2017 Singpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 on April 29 with both matinee and evening performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium. This season finale will envelop audiences ...
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Beethoven's sick beats - Daily Californian

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 18:47

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Beethoven's sick beats
Daily Californian
I was excited to immediately start playing the scores of my favorite movies, memorize the melodies of songs I heard on the radio and bust out Beethoven's “Symphony No. 5” at a moment's notice. Imagine my surprise when I was told I had to learn scales ...

Steven Osborne review – unflinching and ecstatic Beethoven - The Guardian

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:09

Steven Osborne review – unflinching and ecstatic Beethoven
The Guardian
Some of Osborne's playing was unflinchingly powerful – the close of Op 110 was shattering, the climaxes of Op 111's set of variations ecstatically intense. But unlike Igor Levit's late Beethoven in the same hall four nights earlier, nothing was done ...

Worcester Chorus set for Beethoven at Mechanics Hall - Worcester Telegram

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:24

Worcester Chorus set for Beethoven at Mechanics Hall
Worcester Telegram
WORCESTER — The Worcester Chorus will perform Beethoven's Mass in C Major, described as a work of "calming strength," in a concert starting at 8 p.m. Friday in Mechanics Hall. The program also includes Mozart's Regina coeli in C Major, a setting by ...

Maurizio Pollini's Beethoven recital at the Royal Festival Hall was inexcusable - Spectator.co.uk

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 08:11

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Maurizio Pollini's Beethoven recital at the Royal Festival Hall was inexcusable
Spectator.co.uk
There's a moment in the finale of Beethoven's Appassionata sonata when the frenzied piano writing turns unexpectedly jolly. The late Antony Hopkins described it as a bit of an anticlimax, 'a little too near to the traditional Gypsy Dance that appears ...

OSM's 2017-18 season: From Mahler to Beethoven, the chorus takes centre stage - Montreal Gazette

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:00

Montreal Gazette

OSM's 2017-18 season: From Mahler to Beethoven, the chorus takes centre stage
Montreal Gazette
Symphony fans have nothing to fear: Beethoven's Ninth on June 1 and 2, 2018, concludes a six-day Nagano-led cycle of this composer's symphonies. Other symphonic standards are Prokofiev's Fifth (under former OSM principal guest conductor Jacques ...
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Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7 - Houston Public Media

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 20:43

Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7
Houston Public Media
Maestro Orozco-Estrada chats with Catherine Lu about the Houston Symphony's upcoming program, Beethoven 6 & 7. Three seasons ago, Maestro Orozco-Estrada embarked on a journey of conducting all of Beethoven's nine symphonies. He and the ...

Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7 - Houston Public Media

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:58

Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7
Houston Public Media
Maestro Orozco-Estrada chats with Catherine Lu about the Houston Symphony's upcoming program, Beethoven 6 & 7. Three seasons ago, Maestro Orozco-Estrada embarked on a journey of conducting all of Beethoven's nine symphonies. He and the ...

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Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7 - Houston Public Media

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:58

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Video: Backstage With Andrés – Beethoven 6 & 7
Houston Public Media
Maestro Orozco-Estrada chats with Catherine Lu about the Houston Symphony's upcoming program, Beethoven 6 & 7. Three seasons ago, Maestro Orozco-Estrada embarked on a journey of conducting all of Beethoven's nine symphonies. He and the ...

Takács String Quartet Closes Beethoven Cycle in Princeton - Town Topics

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 17:32

Takács String Quartet Closes Beethoven Cycle in Princeton
Town Topics
Taking Princeton's mind off the recent spring snowstorm, the Takács String Quartet returned to Richardson Auditorium this past week to close its Complete Beethoven string quartet cycle. Last Wednesday night's concert (the closing performance of the ...

Roll over Beethoven - Citizens Voice

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:01

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Roll over Beethoven
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Savannah Music Festival: Stewart Goodyear performs 32 Beethoven sonatas in one day - Do Savannah

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:11

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Savannah Music Festival: Stewart Goodyear performs 32 Beethoven sonatas in one day
Do Savannah
Performing close to 10 hours of Beethoven in one day makes composer and pianist Stewart Goodyear a happy man. He will be making his Savannah Music Festival debut March 28 by playing his Sonatathon, three separate performances in one day that take ...

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