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LSO / Rattle, classical review: Good times ahead for the LSO
LSO / Rattle, classical review: Good times ahead for the LSOHurricane Maria strengthens to category five as it heads for Puerto Rico British teacher vanishes during solo kayak on river notorious for pirate attacks You may not have noticed, but the classical music world has worked itself into a polite frenzy over ...read more
Source: Evening Standard on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:24:53 GMT
How to see four concerts that highlight this week's Dallas-area classical-music scene
How to see four concerts that highlight this week's Dallas-area classical-music sceneThe area's 2017-18 classical-music season started over the last two weekends with concerts by the Fort Worth and Dallas symphony orchestras. But there's a lot more coming up, including quite a variety of concerts this week. Next up, a potential DSO music ...read more
Source: Dallas News
Published on Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:00:00 GMT
Classical Music’s Pirate Pieces
Classical Music’s Pirate PiecesAhoy, Mateys, and avast ye landlubbers! Ether Game be settin’ sail aboard the good ship Jolly Roger in honor of International Talk Like A Pirate Day, and explorin’ some pirate shanties from the world of classical music. Here’s our playlist, sure to ...read more
Source: Indiana Public Media
Published on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:22:00 GMT
Grace Community Classical School combines homeschool with classical approach
Grace Community Classical School combines homeschool with classical approachGrace Community School has launched a new pilot program to help homeschool parents. The new Grace Community Classical School gives elementary school age children two half days of personalized instruction per week, combining the flexibility of homeschool ...read more
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph
Published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:57:00 GMT
Why classical radio has a personnel problem
Why classical radio has a personnel problemA different version of this commentary first appeared on the blog Scanning the Dial. It is republished here with permission. As I continue to reflect on the results of the workforce survey by the Classical Music Rising initiative, CMR is busy working on ...read more
Source: current.org
Published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:08:00 GMT
Beset by Burglars and Harvey, Classical Theatre Works Past Its Troubles
Beset by Burglars and Harvey, Classical Theatre Works Past Its TroublesThere’s been much worry in the theater community about Harvey’s lasting effect on the health and sustainability of the city’s smaller companies. Will they all make it, we wonder in hushed, concerned tones? What will be sacrificed for the ones that do?read more
Source: Houston Press
Published on Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:00:00 GMT
Malini Srinivasan to Perform Classical Indian Dance with Live Orchestra at UNC Asheville Sept. 27
Malini Srinivasan to Perform Classical Indian Dance with Live Orchestra at UNC Asheville Sept. 27Press release from UNC Asheville: Dancer and choreographer Malini Srinivasan will perform the traditional Bharatanatyam dance of her native India, accompanied by an orchestra of Carnatic musicians, in a concert titled Rhythms of Love: Dancing for Krishna ...read more
Source: Mountain Xpress
Published on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:40:00 GMT
Classical CD Of The Week: Josef Bohuslav Foerster's Surprised-By-Beauty Music
Classical CD Of The Week: Josef Bohuslav Foerster's Surprised-By-Beauty MusicHere‚Äôs my latest personal discovery: The music of Josef Bohuslav Foerster. So good are his string quartets, he is a lock for inclusion in ‚ÄúSurprised by Beauty III‚ÄĚ on their strength alone. (Assuming we ever shift enough copies of Surprised by Beauty ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:07:00 GMT
‚ÄėFyre Fest‚Äô Of Classical Music
‚ÄėFyre Fest‚Äô Of Classical MusicRhode Island‚Äôs Newport Contemporary Music Series was supposed to feature the biggest names in contemporary orchestral music, including Philip Glass and ‚ÄúLord of the Rings‚ÄĚ composer Howard Shore, performing over a six-week period. But the series ...read more
Source: POLLSTAR
Published on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Students attend National Junior Classical League Convention
Students attend National Junior Classical League ConventionTwenty Maine students and teachers recently traveled to Alabama to participate in the 2017 National Junior Classical League Convention. The event took place July 23-30 at Troy University. The convention offered students many activities including art ...read more
Source: Centralmaine
Published on Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:28:00 GMT