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Beethoven, politics and a Ninth Symphony for all - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

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Beethoven, politics and a Ninth Symphony for all - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
As Jeffrey Kahane begins winding up his final season leading the L.A. Chamber Orchestra, he turns to a galvanizing symphony performed with the L.A. Master ...
Concert review: PSO completes Beethoven symphony cycle with a ...Press Herald

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Pianist Jonathan Chapman Cook to Perform Beethoven Sonatas - Washington and Lee University News Office

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:09

Pianist Jonathan Chapman Cook to Perform Beethoven Sonatas
Washington and Lee University News Office
Washington and Lee University Department of Music presents Jonathan Chapman Cook in a piano recital of four sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven on April 28 at 8 p.m. in Wilson Concert Hall, Lenfest Center. It is free and open to the public. Cook is a ...

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Finally! Rescheduled! Beethoven's “message to the future” tonight at UB with Dover Quartet Slee Cycle III - Buffalo Rising

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 21:34

Buffalo Rising

Finally! Rescheduled! Beethoven's “message to the future” tonight at UB with Dover Quartet Slee Cycle III
Buffalo Rising
It was in Beethoven's “middle period” (in the early 1800s) where he started to stretch the boundaries of “classical” music. This is the time of his groundbreaking “Eroica” and 5th Symphonies as his music became more emotionally complex and it's what ...

Concert review: PSO completes Beethoven symphony cycle with a solid Ninth - Press Herald

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:08

Concert review: PSO completes Beethoven symphony cycle with a solid Ninth
Press Herald
For conductors and orchestras, playing a Beethoven symphony cycle has long had all the mystical underpinnings of a rite of passage, and audiences have always regarded such traversals as special events – as have orchestra managements, who see them ...

RSO ends Masterworks Season with Beethoven's Ninth - Roanoke Times

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:17

Roanoke Times

RSO ends Masterworks Season with Beethoven's Ninth
Roanoke Times
The program included two short works by Handel and then ended suitably with the celebratory Ninth Symphony by Beethoven. In the latter, the massed vocal forces included the Roanoke Symphony Chorus, the Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers, ...

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RSO ends Masterworks Season with Beethoven's Ninth - Roanoke Times

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 05:05

Roanoke Times

RSO ends Masterworks Season with Beethoven's Ninth
Roanoke Times
The program included two short works by Handel and then ended suitably with the celebratory Ninth Symphony by Beethoven. In the latter, the massed vocal forces included the Roanoke Symphony Chorus, the Roanoke College Choir and Oriana Singers, ...

Pro Musica to play Beethoven piano concertos - Albuquerque Journal

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:14

Albuquerque Journal

Pro Musica to play Beethoven piano concertos
Albuquerque Journal
Santa Fe Pro Musica will explore that brilliance with the performance of three concertos on April 29 and 30. Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott will join the orchestra on Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19; Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 ...

Pianist Brian Ganz smooth as silk in Beethoven concerto - Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 01:50

Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)

Pianist Brian Ganz smooth as silk in Beethoven concerto
Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)
Ganz, an acclaimed concert pianist and professor at St. Mary's College in Maryland, showed a lifelong love for the Beethoven work in his performance, often beaming broadly with head bent back and occasionally underlining a percussive chord by stamping ...

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Milwaukee Symphony brings fire to Beethoven's No. 5 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 01:31

Milwaukee Symphony brings fire to Beethoven's No. 5
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tali's take leaned toward the Romantic era that was still a few decades away when Beethoven was writing the Fifth. She stretched and pushed tempos in spots and made some decisive dynamic contrasts, including a bit of exceptionally soft playing in the ...

Review: Beethoven Gets a Sequel at the New York Philharmonic - New York Times

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:52

New York Times

Review: Beethoven Gets a Sequel at the New York Philharmonic
New York Times
The pianist Jonathan Biss accompanying the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall. Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times. Start with two sibling creations: say, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Timo Andres's “The Blind Banister,” a ...
Courtney Lewis conducted the New York Philharmonic Thursday night. Photo: Renee ParenteauNew York Classical Review

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Georgetown Students and Cuban Musicians Find Common Ground in Beethoven - Washingtonian.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 23:42

Washingtonian.com

Georgetown Students and Cuban Musicians Find Common Ground in Beethoven
Washingtonian.com
We decided that Beethoven was a common ground. So that was the piece that actually we shared, that was performed in Cuba and that we will perform here in Georgetown. What has it been like to put on this program? It's been great because as I mentioned ...

Paremski goes big with Beethoven and the BPO - Buffalo News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 23:30

Buffalo News

Paremski goes big with Beethoven and the BPO
Buffalo News
Beethoven's beautiful Piano Concerto No. 3 got beautiful treatment at the hands of Paremski and the BPO. Music Director JoAnn Falletta let the music breathe. Orchestra and pianist stayed in perfect synch. And the faultless acoustics of Kleinhans let us ...

Motor City Symphony closes season with Beethoven and more - Southgate News Herald

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:40

Motor City Symphony closes season with Beethoven and more
Southgate News Herald
The Motor City Symphony welcomes guest conductor Elliot Moore and violinist Andrew Sords for its season-ending program of Beethoven, Barber and Dvorak at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Road, ...

Apollo's Fire taking up Beethoven and Schubert on 25th anniversary season finale (preview) - cleveland.com (blog)

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:07

cleveland.com (blog)

Apollo's Fire taking up Beethoven and Schubert on 25th anniversary season finale (preview)
cleveland.com (blog)
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Nothing but Beethoven would have sufficed. Not for this group, on this occasion. To mark and celebrate its 25 anniversary next week, Apollo's Fire founder Jeanette Sorrell said her first and primary thought was to take up Beethoven, ...

The Strad Masterclass: Jan Vogler on Beethoven Cello Sonata op.69 - The Strad

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:45

The Strad

The Strad Masterclass: Jan Vogler on Beethoven Cello Sonata op.69
The Strad
Vogler continues The Strad's marked-up sheet music series in association with Henle Verlag with the first movement of the Beethoven's Cello Sonata op.69 in the May 2017 issue – giving bowings, fingerings and ideas for interpretation. Download now on ...

PSO's Beethoven concert success benefits students - Seacoastonline.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:58

PSO's Beethoven concert success benefits students
Seacoastonline.com
On March 18 and 19 at the Portsmouth High School Auditorium, the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra performed Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, one of its most memorable shows. The success of the two concerts has allowed the PSO to in turn gave back to the ...

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PSO's Beethoven concert success benefits students - News - fosters ... - Foster's Daily Democrat

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:57

PSO's Beethoven concert success benefits students - News - fosters ...
Foster's Daily Democrat
On March 18 and 19 at the Portsmouth High School Auditorium, the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra performed Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, one of its most ...

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From Beethoven to Bates: NSO's watery program lacks flow at the start - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:35

Washington Post

From Beethoven to Bates: NSO's watery program lacks flow at the start
Washington Post
For another thing, it offered a pleasing breadth of music, juxtaposing the Beethoven with three water-themed works by Sibelius, Smetana and Mason Bates, the Kennedy Center's composer-in-residence, who wrote his “Liquid Interface” for the NSO a decade ...

Belting the best Beethoven, Bernstein in Grand Rapids - WKAR

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 02:44

WKAR

Belting the best Beethoven, Bernstein in Grand Rapids
WKAR
Diction is also an important part for the other vocal work on this weekend's Grand Rapids Symphony concert: Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, a work which features the orchestra, the chorus, and guest pianist, Orli Shaham taking over Beethoven's role at the ...

Piano duo bring Ravel, Poulenc, Beethoven to University of Montana - The Missoulian

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 01:55

The Missoulian

Piano duo bring Ravel, Poulenc, Beethoven to University of Montana
The Missoulian
The duo will perform works by Rachmaninoff and Beethoven, as well as two masterworks of the two piano genre: the Concerto for Two Pianos by Francis Poulenc and La Valse by Maurice Ravel. Tickets for the concert are available at the UM Arts Box Office, ...

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