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Venezuelan president calls classical music maestro a traitor - Local 10

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Venezuelan president calls classical music maestro a traitor
Local 10
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is at war with the country's beloved classical music maestro. Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's musical director, was distraught after 17-year-old violinist Armando Cañizales was ...
Venezuelan President Blasts Maestro Dudamel for Speaking OutU.S. News & World Report

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Classical Mystery Tour revives Beatles classics with live symphony - what's up

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Audience members will have the chance to hear songs like “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” with a live horns section and “Eleanor Rigby” with strings. The show was founded by Jim Owen, who was introduced to classical music as a kid. Growing up ...

How to Save Classical Music, According to Stephen Hough - Pacific Standard

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How to Save Classical Music, According to Stephen Hough
Pacific Standard
They include—as that aforementioned comment suggests—convincing musicians to conceive of concerts as theatrical experiences; getting rid of intermissions, among other musty traditions; and, perhaps most intriguingly, marketing classical music for ...

Panel Of Tennessee Lawmakers Gives Green Light To Probe Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes - WPLN

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Panel Of Tennessee Lawmakers Gives Green Light To Probe Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes
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Tennessee's unsolved civil rights crimes are getting a fresh look. Legislators are asking lawyers to dig into the state's history of lynchings, firebombings and other racial violence perpetrated during Jim Crow and the Civil Rights Movement. Some cases ...

An operatic debut, a beknighted pianist and a 20-year celebration - Atlanta Journal Constitution

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An operatic debut, a beknighted pianist and a 20-year celebration
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Concert venues in Atlanta this fall will resound with the strains of classical music from beloved classics to hidden gems performed for the very first time in the city. The action centers on Symphony Hall and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 2017-18 ...

Classical Music Unites Public, Emerging Composers, Students and At-Risk Youth - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Classical Music Unites Public, Emerging Composers, Students and At-Risk Youth
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The Dallas Chamber Symphony wants to have a musical conversation with Dallas. The city's only professional chamber orchestra is exploring the creation of classical music through “The Sounds Between,” an 18-month composer residency with Dr. Douglas ...

Dennis Prager draws classical newbies, and a musicians' boycott, at Disney Hall concert - Los Angeles Times

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Dennis Prager draws classical newbies, and a musicians' boycott, at Disney Hall concert
Los Angeles Times
"My greatest hope is that you'll come back, put classical music in your life," Lamell said. "I invited Dennis because for so many years he's promoted classical music. I have not witnessed anyone else show such joy and passion." Prager proved an amiable ...
As Prager takes Disney Hall stage, music drowns out controversy with Santa Monica SymphonyJewish Journal

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Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance - The San Diego Union-Tribune

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Jennifer Koh, Shai Wosner deliver sizzling SummerFest performance
The San Diego Union-Tribune
There used to be a stereotype about contemporary classical music specialists: Sure, they can knock out complex rhythms, find microtones and perform unusual instrumental techniques, but they can't play Beethoven. Like all stereotypes, it was a gross ...

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The Expansive Possibilities of Schubert's “Winterreise” - The New Yorker

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The Expansive Possibilities of Schubert's “Winterreise”
The New Yorker
Classical music may not be “higher” than other musical forms, but it always has expansive possibilities. Like Anthony Tommasini in the Times, I, too, love the Beatles' song “Eleanor Rigby,” but my feelings about it over the decades have remained the ...

Summer classical-music season builds toward crescendo with Kaplan event, chamber festival - BurlingtonFreePress.com

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Summer classical-music season builds toward crescendo with Kaplan event, chamber festival
BurlingtonFreePress.com
One of this week's classical-music events features the tried-and-true genius of Mozart. Another that starts this weekend and stretches into next weekend shows off the brilliance of those from long ago (Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Mahler) while showcasing ...

From classical to Korn: Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame honoring inductees in variety of genres - The Bakersfield Californian

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From classical to Korn: Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame honoring inductees in variety of genres
The Bakersfield Californian
The Hall of Fame is answering the question with next Wednesday's next group of honorees, which include two jazz musicians (one of whom is also recognized as a classical music composer), one of the Metropolitan Opera's most revered performers, ...

Classical Mystery Tour revives Beatles classics with live symphony - what's up

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Classical Mystery Tour revives Beatles classics with live symphony
what's up
Audience members will have the chance to hear songs like “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” with a live horns section and “Eleanor Rigby” with strings. The show was founded by Jim Owen, who was introduced to classical music as a kid. Growing up ...
Experience the Beatles at Riverfront Pops this SaturdayQuad City Times

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Inside Chineke!, Europe's first black and minority ethnic orchestra - Telegraph.co.uk

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Inside Chineke!, Europe's first black and minority ethnic orchestra
Telegraph.co.uk
Charlotte Barbour Condini, an 18-year-old violinist in Chineke! who is about to study at the Royal Academy of Music, says: “Gifted black kids… have to be exposed to classical music and if schools aren't doing it, and they don't hear it at home, that's ...

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