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It's a performance of Beethoven, but in a car park - Classic FM

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:27

Classic FM

It's a performance of Beethoven, but in a car park
Classic FM
The Multi-Story Orchestra has made a name for itself by performing in unusual venues and reaching completely new audiences. As its name suggests, many of the orchestra's performances take place in multi-storey carparks… The Multi-Story Orchestra ...

Electric Beethoven to Kick Off Summer Tour with Two Free Las Vegas Shows - jambands.com

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:02

jambands.com

Electric Beethoven to Kick Off Summer Tour with Two Free Las Vegas Shows
jambands.com
This weekend, Electric Beethoven are kicking off their summer tour dates with two free shows in Las Vegas, where Dead & Company will also be beginning their own tour. Reed Mathis and his classical dance music outfit were originally scheduled for a ...

Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia launch three-year Beethoven Symphony Cycle in Norwich - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:50

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia launch three-year Beethoven Symphony Cycle in Norwich
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
This weekend sees the region host the start of what promises to be a major event in classical music calendar as the Britten Sinfonia teams up with much acclaimed composer, director and conductor Thomas Adès to launch a new three-year Beethoven ...

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Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia launch three-year Beethoven Symphony Cycle in Norwich - Norwich Evening News

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:49

Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia launch three-year Beethoven Symphony Cycle in Norwich
Norwich Evening News
This weekend sees the region host the start of what promises to be a major event in classical music calendar as the Britten Sinfonia teams up with much acclaimed composer, director and conductor Thomas Adès to launch a new three-year Beethoven ...

'Writing about Beethoven helped me come to terms with my own hearing loss' - The Guardian (blog)

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:40

'Writing about Beethoven helped me come to terms with my own hearing loss'
The Guardian (blog)
That fear of admitting to hearing loss hasn't changed since Beethoven's day. It is still simply too risky. Hearing is an essential tool for a musician, and human beings are not very good at understanding subtleties: that it is possible to have hearing ...

A Summer of Beethoven begins at Music Mountain - Litchfield County Times

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:17

A Summer of Beethoven begins at Music Mountain
Litchfield County Times
Music Mountain President, Nicholas Gordon announced America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival will kick off on June 11th with a summer featuring Beethoven and favorite Piano Quintets! The Summer Season will also welcome the ...

Classical: All Beethoven for Raritan River Music Festival final concert - Allentown Morning Call

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:31

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: All Beethoven for Raritan River Music Festival final concert
Allentown Morning Call
Since 2000, renowned pianist Thomas Sauer has directed the Beethoven Institute at Mannes College in New York, a summertime mini-festival of lectures, master classes and performances, usually pairing Beethoven's music with that of another composer.

Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata Premiered On This Day in 1803 [ON-THIS-DAY] - The Violin Channel

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:00

The Violin Channel

Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata Premiered On This Day in 1803 [ON-THIS-DAY]
The Violin Channel
Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9, commonly known as the 'Kreutzer Sonata', was premiered on this day in 1803 – 214 years ago. The first performance was given by Afro-Polish virtuoso George Bridgetower – with Beethoven at the piano. It's believed the two ...

[“Anyway, Here's Wonderwall” Voice] Anyway, Here's Beethoven's 9th - The Awl

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:50

[“Anyway, Here's Wonderwall” Voice] Anyway, Here's Beethoven's 9th
The Awl
It ought to be clear that I cannot file a one paragraph column that says “listen to Beethoven's 9th and then you can close this tab,” but I can do my best to walk you through what is one of the greatest achievements in this history of culture without ...

The important lessons: From Stephen Colbert to Beethoven, bugs are well-branded - National Post

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 23:12

National Post

The important lessons: From Stephen Colbert to Beethoven, bugs are well-branded
National Post
This week's non-fiction book of the week is Eat the Beetles!: An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews. Lesson #1: Entomology etymology. Insects make up approximately 80 per cent of all described living ...

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Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 20:57

Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall. Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:51 pm. Berkshire Lyric will present "Beethoven: Power, Passion & Beauty" at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Tanglewood's Seiji Ozawa Hall. The concert will feature Beethoven's Mass in ...

Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 20:57

Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Lenox: Beethoven concert at Ozawa Hall. Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:51 pm. Berkshire Lyric will present "Beethoven: Power, Passion & Beauty" at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 28, at Tanglewood's Seiji Ozawa Hall. The concert will feature Beethoven's Mass in ...

Classical Music: Beethoven at Severance Hall, Persian music in Kent, 'Downtown Classics' in Canton - Akron Beacon Journal

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 02:01

Classical Music: Beethoven at Severance Hall, Persian music in Kent, 'Downtown Classics' in Canton
Akron Beacon Journal
Cleveland Orchestra — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Franz Welser-Möst conducting, with Murray Perahia, piano. Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, Arnold Schoenberg's ...

Bringing the humanity and greatness of Beethoven to life again - The Mercury News

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 01:24

The Mercury News

Bringing the humanity and greatness of Beethoven to life again
The Mercury News
Felder's new show, “Hershey Felder, Beethoven” (a rewrite of an earlier show he wrote and performed) has already been extended for an extra week at TheatreWorks, due to demand for tickets, and will run June 7 through July 9. Which is to say, get your ...

Traverse Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's 9th Symphony on Classical IPR - Interlochen

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:56

Interlochen

Traverse Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's 9th Symphony on Classical IPR
Interlochen
The Traverse Symphony Orchestra recently closed its season with a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. They were joined by the NMC Grand Traverse Chorale and Chamber Singers and the Interlochen Arts Academy Choirs. Join Classical IPR this ...

What Beethoven And Justin Bieber Have In Common12:30 - WBUR

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 21:22

WBUR

What Beethoven And Justin Bieber Have In Common12:30
WBUR
Beethoven's "Symphony No. 1" is about as classical as classical music gets. But conductor, composer and author Rob Kapilow will make you hear Beethoven in a completely different way. Kapilow has made a name for himself over the last 27 years with his ...

Submitted by Dale Gedcke, publicity manager for the Oak Ridge Philharmonia - Oak Ridge Today

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 20:35

Oak Ridge Today

Submitted by Dale Gedcke, publicity manager for the Oak Ridge Philharmonia
Oak Ridge Today
A concert on Saturday by the Oak Ridge Philharmonia will feature an abundance of ear-pleasing music, a press release said. Concert selections will include Beethoven's “Fifth Symphony,” the “Blue Danube Waltz” by Johann Strauss II, “Hungarian Dance No.

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Cannes 2017, Okja review: Bong Joon-ho's daffy anti-meat monster mash is Beethoven with bacon - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Cannes 2017, Okja review: Bong Joon-ho's daffy anti-meat monster mash is Beethoven with bacon
Telegraph.co.uk
The relationship between Okja, a prize specimen being raised in the Korean countryside, and Mija (Ahn Seo-Hyeon) the young farmgirl who has raised him from piglethood, feels more cut out for a family-friendly story – Beethoven with bacon – once their ...

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A Monument to Beethoven - The Weekly Standard

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:13

A Monument to Beethoven
The Weekly Standard
Two musical forms dominated Beethoven's mind and rounded every chapter of his life: the piano sonata was his vanguard. The string quartet was the ultimate expression. Beethoven's five late quartets, the last works he wrote, represent more than his ...

Stockbridge: Berkshire Lyric Young Singers Concert spotlights Beethoven - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:32

Stockbridge: Berkshire Lyric Young Singers Concert spotlights Beethoven
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Stockbridge: Berkshire Lyric Young Singers Concert spotlights Beethoven. Posted Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:15 pm. Berkshire Lyric will present their annual Young Singers Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at First Congregational Church, 4 Main St. The ...

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