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Making Classical Music and Art Accessible to All
Making Classical Music and Art Accessible to AllRe “Don’t Fear Classical Music,” by Miles Hoffman (Op-Ed, April 19): I was a conscientious, if mediocre, piano student as a child; I devour the program notes before every concert I attend; I have taken courses in music theory and music appreciation ...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:27:00 GMT
What the classical-music world can learn from Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize
What the classical-music world can learn from Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer PrizeWhen the Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday, few felt more genuinely surprising or groundbreaking than the prize for music, which was awarded to the rapper Kendrick Lamar for his album “DAMN.” It was a groundbreaking decision for the Pulitzer ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Classical Music Needs Kendrick Lamar More Than It Needs the Pulitzer
Classical Music Needs Kendrick Lamar More Than It Needs the PulitzerIn April of 2013, I called my friend Caroline Shaw with some wonderful news: She had just received the Pulitzer Prize for music. (Caroline wrote her piece, Partita for 8 Voices, for Roomful of Teeth, the vocal ensemble I help organize.) We laughed ...read more
Source: Slate
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:41:00 GMT
The week ahead in L.A. classical music, April 22-29: Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw and more
The week ahead in L.A. classical music, April 22-29: Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw and moreCamerata Pacifica Program includes the world premiere of Lera Auerbach's 24 Preludes for Viola & Piano, plus Schubert's Piano Trio. Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. Sun., 3 p.m. $50, $56. (805) 884-8410. Celebrate Colburn Guest conductor ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Bristling Energy: The Best Classical Music Moments of the Week
Bristling Energy: The Best Classical Music Moments of the WeekIt’s rare that a conservatory offers one of the operatic events of the season, but this week the Juilliard School had a coup with a rare staging of Rameau’s “Hippolyte et Aricie,” a French Baroque masterpiece that set off an aesthetic war at its ...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:48:00 GMT
Classical CD Of The Week: Baermann -- A Clarinet Miracle Out Of Nowhere
Classical CD Of The Week: Baermann -- A Clarinet Miracle Out Of NowhereAmazon mp3: NA | Amazon CD: $18 | ArkivMusic: $20 | Qobuz download: £13.50 – 19 (Hi-Res) | iTunes mp3: $12 Classical music treasure-hunters could not dream up a more joyous find than these Clarinet Quintets of Heinrich Baermann’s (1784-1847), a one ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:01:00 GMT
International Classical Artist Audrey DuBois Harris Releases New Single to Gospel Radio
International Classical Artist Audrey DuBois Harris Releases New Single to Gospel Radio*International classical recording artist Audrey DuBois Harris and multi-genre artist Damien Sneed release new CD project, God Bless America. The five-song EP features the title track along with classic and contemporary compositions: “Amazing Grace ...read more
Source: EURweb
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:02:00 GMT
Homage to the Classical: NSO offers Mozart, jolly Stravinsky and Josefowicz
Homage to the Classical: NSO offers Mozart, jolly Stravinsky and JosefowiczOne thing you can say about Gianandrea Noseda: he is willing to take on anything. His repertoire in his inaugural season as the National Symphony Orchestra’s music director has ranged all over the map; some favorite Italian composers, yes, but also ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Black Violin Continues 'Classical Boom Tour' With Stop at Overture Center
Black Violin Continues 'Classical Boom Tour' With Stop at Overture CenterBlack Violin will continue their successful Classical Boom Tour through May 2018, making a stop at Overture Center's Capitol Theater on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. This tour is a follow up to the successful 2016-2017 UNITY tour, which saw 28 sold-out ...read more
Source: BroadwayWorld
Published on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:36:00 GMT
From Classical To Rock Benefit Concert to Feature Members from Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Steelheart, & More, Hosted by Randy Jackson
From Classical To Rock Benefit Concert to Feature Members from Goo Goo Dolls, Heart, Steelheart, & More, Hosted by Randy JacksonAfter last year's incredible success, "From Classical to Rock" has joined forces with the non-profit OC Music & Dance School to present a star-studded concert benefiting music education for Orange County communities. Hosted by Randy Jackson (American Idol ...read more
Source: BroadwayWorld
Published on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:12:00 GMT