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BBC Philharmonic/Mena, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London + MORE

Mena relished every moment of the Turangalîla Symphony, Messiaen’s life-affirming hymn to humanity.... More »
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Knut Nystedt Dies at Age 99 + MORE

Grammy Award-winning Norwegian conductor, composer and organist Knut Nystedt died yesterday at age 99. Nystedt's music has made a lasting impression amongst classical musicians across the globe. Tesfa shares a personal favorite..... More »
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Birthplace of Another Sonata + MORE

In the earliest years of the 20th century, Charles Ives was working for Charles H. Raymond & Co. insurance company in Wall Street. On weekends he would escape the city to Pine Mountain, a beautiful nature reserve south of Danbury where the Ives family owned land, in order to compose there. Some.... More »
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Daily Meditation: Let Joy Sneak Up On You + MORE

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa... Read more: Meditation, Daily Meditation, Peace, Relaxation, Mindfulness, Joy, Classical Music, Flash Mob, Religion News.... More »
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Rachmaninov’s 3rd piano concerto … for tuba + MORE Dec 8th

  Today's News & Buzz   Rachmaninov’s 3rd piano concerto … for tuba - www.artsjournal.com/slippeddiscContinue Reading On www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc » Eugene Onegin: Kuda, kuda... - operaobsession.blogspot.comLetters in the night: Eugene Onegin Act III. Pho.... More »
Capuçons/COE/Haitink - Brahms, 27 November 2013Grote Zaal, ConcertgebouwConcerto for violin and cello in A minor, op.102Symphony no.1 in C minor, op.68 Renaud Capuçon (violin)Gautier Capuçon (cello)Chamber Orchestra of EuropeBernard Haitink (conductor) Nothing anyone says will prepare a newcomer for the acoustic of the Concertgebouw. This was my first visit, and I hope it will be the first of many…

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Join us at SphinxCon-Solutions to discuss, share, and challenge ideas surrounding diversity issues in the performing arts, February 21-23, 2014David C. Howse, Boston Children’s ChorusDavid will engage the audience, go beyond “diversification”, and embrace in the joy of choral singingGabriela Frank, American Pianist and ComposerGabriela Frank challenges audiences to embrace cultural diversity in music in her role as a composer Betty Siegel, VSA* Kennedy CenterHere to discuss Arts and Disabilities is Betty Siegel, Director of VSA and accessibility at the John F…

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Ask Alice

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Aspects of Baroque, with Angela East, Pinchas Zukerman and classical music agony aunt Alice McVeigh

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Est-ce vrai? Grand merci!

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Est-ce vrai? Grand merci!Among the many reasons La Cieca has to be thankful: the legacy of Mike Richter on his CD-ROMs, represented here by a live performance of Manon.
Massenet: Manon
San Francisco Opera, October 8, 1971
Manon: Beverly Sills
Des Grieux: Nicolai Gedda
Lescaut: Allan Monk
Comte des Grieux: Ara Berberian
Guillot: Ragnar Ulfung
Conductor: Jean Perisson
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Shopera

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In Australia, they play opera music to get rid of customers in a Sydney McDonald's.
In Spain, they're hoping for the opposite effect on shoppers. The annual Shopping Night Barcelona is an opportunity to shop till you drop – or 1am if your feet and wallet can take it. To add to temptation, this year's spending extravaganza gets an operatic gloss…

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The holiday season will be celebrated with a Polish accent when the Lira Ensemble presents, “Polish Carols, Song & Dance,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at Dominican University Performing Arts Center…

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A selected guide to performances of classical music in the New York area.    

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The Halle Orchestra, conducted by the distinguished Mark Elder, revealed much about Verdi’s genius for orchestration, says John Allison    

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Maura Donohue and Adam Cuthbert collaborate at RouletteRoulette is such a great place. We have been covering a lot of great music happening there, but did you know that a fair share of their program is dedicated to dance? On Tuesday, October 29, Roulette presented a new installment in its [COMPOSER/CHOREOGRAPHER] series: Maura Donohue and Adam Cuthbert…

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Opera North’s Britten celebrations, with Mike Wheeler

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Otelllo in Bordeaux Pleases in Many Ways

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 Verdi: Otello, Orchestra Bordeaux Aquitaine, Chorus Opera Bordeaux, Julia Jones (conductor), Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, 24.11.2013 (JMI)   Cast: Otello: Carlo Ventre Desdemona: Leah Crocetto Iago: Laurent Naouri Cassio: Benjamín Bernheim Emilia: Svetlana Lifar Ludovico: Mischa Schelomianski Roderigo: Xin Wang Montano: David Ortega Herald: Davide Ronzoni New Production: Opera Bordeaux in co-production with Staatstheater Nürnberg […]

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John Malveaux: Forty-one Members of Southeast Symphony Orchestra Perform at American Music AwardsMaestro Anthony Parnther, Southeast Symphony Orchestra at InstantEncore.comJohn Malveauxofwww.MusicUNTOLD.comwrites:Rihanna received the first ICON award during the November 24, 2013 American Music Awards and she performed ‘Diamonds In The Sky’ supported by a large orchestra which included 41 members of the Southeast Symphony Orchestra – the oldest African American founded orchestra in the world…

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Treasure chest

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If you don't mind a cracked chest, mystery stains, and nipples which may or may not light up on command, then this little number could be yours for €100.  It's one of a number of costumes from the Opera de Rouen which will be sold online from 2 December.
Prices start at €50 for a Peasant, rising to €430 for a Witch.

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