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A New Gay Opera: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube
A New Gay Opera: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTubeOur critics and reporters offer a glimpse of what’s moved and delighted them on YouTube. Read the rest of our classical music coverage here. Please verify you’re not a robot by clicking the box. Invalid email address. Please re-enter. You must select a ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:48:00 GMT
Meet the New Generation Leading Berlin’s Classical Scene
Meet the New Generation Leading Berlin’s Classical SceneWith three full-time opera houses, seven major symphony orchestras and numerous world-class choirs, all lavishly funded by the German government, Berlin may well be the most musically active city on Earth. It has also reached a moment of transition, with ...read more
Source: WRAL.com
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:11:00 GMT
Jazz and Classical Pianists Use Their Brains Differently
Jazz and Classical Pianists Use Their Brains DifferentlyYou’ve probably heard a friend describe him or herself as “left-brained” or “right-brained.” Left-brained and right-brained are popular classifications, like Type-A or Type-B, for people who identify as a creative or logical thinker. While ...read more
Source: atlasobscura.com
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:39:00 GMT
Grammys Announce Artists for 'Salute to Classical Music,' Leonard Bernstein Tribute
Grammys Announce Artists for 'Salute to Classical Music,' Leonard Bernstein TributeThe Grammys have announced a diverse lineup of musicians for their "Salute to Classical Music." The event will also serve as a tribute to Leonard Bernstein as part of the globe-spanning “Leonard Bernstein at 100” celebration in honor of the musician ...read more
Source: Billboard
Published on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:52:00 GMT
‘Little things’ open a big role for Classical’s Horton
‘Little things’ open a big role for Classical’s HortonLYNN — Classical girls basketball forward Tyarah Horton doesn’t do a lot of the scoring for the Rams. The bulk of Classical’s points come from a combination of other players, so Horton focuses on mastering a different art: “the little things.”read more
Source: Daily Item
Published on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Loveland Classical School goes all out IV Roman Day
Loveland Classical School goes all out IV Roman DaySporting their Roman costumes, Ari Bromley, 8, pulls Isaiah Rodriguez, 10, in a wagon "chariot" relay race Friday as part of the activities for Roman Day for third-graders at Loveland Classical School. According to the school, students were scheduled to ...read more
Source: Loveland Reporter Herald
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:28:00 GMT
Classical: The King's Singers are experts in British art of vocal harmonizing
Classical: The King's Singers are experts in British art of vocal harmonizingThere’s something about the British art of vocal harmonizing that’s totally captivating. The music of the English Renaissance is noted for its complex polyphonic vocal structure. The ethereal sound of British boy choirs has been delighting audiences ...read more
Source: The Morning Call
Published on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:32:00 GMT
Spontaneous Combustion Is a DIY Classical Festival
Spontaneous Combustion Is a DIY Classical FestivalClassical music isn’t a genre with terribly deep roots in DIY culture. Composers old and new rely on wealthy benefactors and grants to fund their work, and putting on a concert or festival usually requires a fair amount of institutional support from ...read more
Source: The Portland Mercury
Published on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Making classical music accessible without dumbing it down
Making classical music accessible without dumbing it down‘I feel like we in the classical music world, say “We want a broader audience therefore we’ll do something ‘easier’ – something that’s more accessible,” and by that they usually mean something that you’ve heard before, like music from a ...read more
Source: Arts Hub
Published on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:26:00 GMT