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All About Orchestra Negotiations + MORE

Last May, we examined some new capacity at Adaptistration which provides the ability to package several articles on related content into an easy to find resource. Fortunately, metrics made it easy to determine what readers are looking for and for the past year, the most searches focus on how o.... More »
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Tafelmusik, Opera Atelier and RCM announce new seasons + MORE

With their plans for 2016-17, three major Toronto classical-music institutions prove yet again that the city’s classical scene is vibrant, alive and cutting-edge.... More »
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Ysaÿe’s transcription of Chopin's Ballade No. 1 op. 23 + MORE

By jacob niederhoffer: The music of Eugène Ysaÿe has always been one of my great loves. The aspect of his music that I find most appealing as both a listener and a violinist is the tension resulting from the intermingling of the romanticism of his youth and the modernity of his adult years. From a.... More »
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Of all the queens that ever lived I’d choose you + MORE

Born on this day in 1879 composer Rudolf Friml.  //www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO40WAQqrAk Born on this day in 1863 composer Pietro Mascagni. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VX3yBgfccs Born on this day in 1887 composer Ernst Toch. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7x0lqd3ohc Born on this day in 1906 mezzo-soprano .... More »
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Ask Alice + MORE

Classical Music Agony Aunt Alice McVeigh on recorder playing, Lassus, J S Bach and the mass cello repertoire.... More »
Gentlemen, start your engines!“Era of the ‘Fat Lady’ is Over, Says American Soprano Danielle de Niese” [Music Times]

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John Malveaux: Maestro Joe Taylor Conducts Bellflower Symphony & Soloists for NIGHT AT THE OPERA on Feb. 1, 2014 at Bellflower Civic AuditoriumJoseph R. Taylor, Conductor, Bellflower Symphony OrchestraJohn Malveauxofwww.MusicUNTOLD.comwrites:Maestro Joe Taylor will conduct the Bellflower Symphony and soloists for NIGHT AT THE OPERA, on February 1, 2014 at Bellflower Civic Auditorium. Maestro Taylor is also conductor for MusicUNTOLD Orchestra…

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This February, the Rose Ensemble performs music related to Tours, France – a Sister City of Minneapolis – in a concert showcasing the work of Israeli musicologist Yossi Maurey, who has reconstructed and transcribed medieval prose, chants, and poems dedicated to St. Martin of Tours.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 300-year-old “priceless” Stradivarius violin was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster during an armed rob…
Read more: Classical Music, Art News, Stolen Violin, Milwaukee-Symphony-Orchestra, Milwaukee-Symphony, Stolen Stradivarius, Music, Stradivarius, Frank Almond, Priceless Stradivarius…

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Love Journeys - an encounter with Jacques CohenJacques CohenJacques Cohen and the Isis Ensemble are performing at the Purcell Room on 31 March 2014 in a concert entitled Love Journeys including music by Sibelius, Andrzej and Roxanna Panufnik, Brahms and Dvorak. Composer as well as conductor, the concert also features the premiere of Jacques’s song cycle Love Journeys, setting poems by James Joyce, which will be performed by Marie Vassilou…

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Schubert's birthday Schubertiade

– classical-iconoclast.blogspot.com

Schubert's birthday SchubertiadeCelebrate Schubert’s birthday with a Schubertiade where the performers will be in early 19th costume! This is perfectly reasonable because the Schubertiades Schubert took part in were private, intimate affairs involving friends. It’s good for young musicians to get the atmosphere.On Monday 3/2, The Academy Song Circle presents a Schubertiade at the David Josefowitz Recital Hall at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1…

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Mahogany Opera + Opera Group = Mahogany Opera GroupMahogany Opera’s recent successes include last year’s tour of Britten’s Church Parables). The Opera Group’s recent successes have included Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, George Benjamin’s Into the Little Hill and David Bruce’s The Firework-makers Daughter, but their output has also included some stinkers (though a friend over at Classical Iconoclast regards them as ‘one of the most innovative companies in this country’)…

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A scene from the opera.    

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Scottish Opera performs Donizetti’s Don Pasquale convincingly as a sitcom, says John Allison    

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This recital evening of ‘American Song’, highlighting composers who tasted popular success, was an occasion for letting one’s hair down

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Seattle Opera’s 2014-2015 Season

– operatattler.typepad.com

October 18- November 1 2014: Don GiovanniJanuary 10-24 2015: ToscaFebruary 21- March 7 2015: SemeleMay 2-16 2015: Ariadne auf Naxos
Seattle Opera announced the 2014-2015 season today.
Official 2014-2015 Site

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Alagna can’t sing tonight. He’s awaiting a baby.

– www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc

Alagna can’t sing tonight. He’s awaiting a baby.Message from the tenor Roberto Alagna:   COMMUNIQUE : Appelé subitement par un heureux événement à venir dans les toutes prochaines heures, Roberto Alagna est indisponible pour la représentation de ce soir. Il sera remplacé sur la scène de l’Opéra Bastille par Luca Lombardo. ************* BREAKING NEWS: Suddenly called for the forthcoming birth of his […]

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Sunday’s performance of Béla Bartók’s Quartets Nos. 2, 4 and 6 at Stanford Bing Concert Hall complemented a performance the previous night of the composer’s Quartets Nos. 1, 3 and 5. The group will perform the whole Bartók cycle again March 22-23 at UC Berkeley’s Hertz Hall.

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