Tag Archives: classical music

A book of Lalgudi’s compositions

Lalgudi’s Creations, a two-volume book of the great violinist’s compositions, comes with notations in English Lalgudi’s Creations, a two-volume book of the great violinist’s compositions, comes with notations in English Lalgudi Jayaraman was not only a famous violinist but also a vaggeyakara. After Veena Seshanna, he was probably the only …

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Celebrating homosexuality in an opera and cabaret mashup CD – People’s World

Anthony Roth Costanzo and Justin Vivian Bond. The very urban venues of opera and cabaret have always attracted a strong quota of queer people. There’s something about “I Am What I Am”, the hit song by La Cage aux Folles—in the exaggerated expressiveness of both genres, desire and desperation over …

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Castalian String Quartet brings classic European compositions to Hancher

As part of the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program, the Castalian String Quartet will perform at Hancher. It only takes four performers from the Castalian String Quartet to fill the stage. Balancing two violins, a viola and a cello, the quartet tames chaos with skill and practice. The …

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The Vast Treasure of ‘Poochi’ Srinivasa Iyengar Compositions

Lec-dems about the lives and works of musicians of the past provide a window into a bygone era and how music has evolved over the decades. At the Academy of Music, Ritha Rajan presented an interesting account of Ramanathapuram ‘Poochi’ Srinivasa Iyengar, an eminent musician-composer, one of the best known …

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This Kentucky Opera production of ‘Orfeo’ is a sonic journey through time – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

This opera story does not focus on what happens on stage, but rather what happens below, in the orchestra pit. The Kentucky Opera production of Christoph Willibald Gluck”Orpheus“, an opera about love, loss and second chances set at the Brown Theater in downtown Louisville on Friday and Sunday, is a …

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Jean-Michel Blais creates lush and invigorating compositions on ‘aubades’

Published on February 02, 2022 8 For Jean-Michel Blais, aubades is a rebirth. From his first notes, he carried the listeners away. On the new album by the esteemed post-classical pianist, Blais is in perpetual bloom, moved by the beauty of life and the song of nature. Sometimes softly, sometimes …

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North Texas has an exciting year for opera fans

Boosted by COVID shutdowns in 2020, the Fort Worth Opera House and the Dallas Opera each went to work on plans to engage with their communities in new ways while providing opportunities for their performers and longtime fans to experience opera safely. Last year, Fort Worth Opera filled the start …

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Review: Poetry on new choral compositions proves to be a refreshing adventure for Pro Coro

Breadcrumb Links Music local arts Pro Coro director Michael Zaugg conducts the choir at Sunday’s concert, We Breathe in Stars. Provided Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Pro …

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Organizers Need Youth to Participate in Franklin County Arts Scene | Community

FRANKLIN COUNTY — For Erin Grainger, the performing arts scene in the northwest corner of Vermont is thriving. Churches, village greens and town halls abound with soft music, but it could fade if the next generation doesn’t keep it going. “I think sometimes the right hand doesn’t know what the …

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Art review: classical music translated into colorful compositions

Don’t be surprised if you think you hear tunes from Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” as you approach 100 Fore Street, the address of the new Old Port outpost of the Elizabeth Moss Galleries. Moss does not actually show the opera in the gallery. But it is not necessary. Paintings from “Lynne …

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SAN DIEGO OPERA PRESENTS ARTURO CHACÓN-CRUZ at the California Center For The Arts, Escondido

Arturo Chacon-Cruz Variety seems to be the spice of classical music and opera in San Diego. The city’s symphony orchestra plans to perform in a dozen or more venues next year, and the opera company has used a different venue for each of its three recent recitals. The last of …

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Arts & Culture Newsletter: “Sides” is a smart web series with local artists “up to 11”

Hello and welcome to the UT Arts & Culture newsletter. I am David L. Coddon, and here’s your guide to all the essentials in San Diego arts and culture this week. What happens when four struggling actors look for side jobs in a restaurant? This is the premise of “Sides,” …

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Obituary: tenor Marco Panuccio dies at 48

Widely admired by his colleagues, Panuccio was an EMMY nominated singer who performed over 25 major roles featuring a diverse repertoire ranging from Baroque to Contemporary to Romantic times. Highlights include Rodolfo in Puccini’s “La Bohème”; Des Grieux in “Manon” by Massenet; Edgardo in “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Donizetti; Alfredo …

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Things to do in LA: Dudamel and the LA Phil, opera, dancing

Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, a pair of performances from the Philadelphia dance company BalletX and a new staging of the hit musical “Mamma Mia!” lead our list of offers this weekend. Before you go, don’t forget to call or check online for booking conditions and other COVID-19 protocols. …

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TTU College of Visual & Performing Arts Offers New Certificate Program in Art Entrepreneurship | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: The JT and Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts (TCVPA) at Texas Technological University will offer diploma and undergraduate artistic entrepreneurship certificates this spring. The certificate consists of three courses: foundation in artistic …

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Amol Dangi’s stellar musical compositions with renowned artists rock the stage with applause

India Oi-Oneindia staff | Posted: Friday October 8, 2021 8:45 a.m. [IST] Renowned Music Director Amol Dangi is ready to set the benchmark with his melodious musical compositions in the music industry. Amol Dangi offers a beautiful composition sung by famous singer Stebin Ben and the lyrics of the haunting …

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The exhibition ‘Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature’ captures the life’s work of the renowned artist, …

Mount Williamson, La Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944, printed 1973-1975, Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984), gelatin silver print. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams fonds. Photograph of Ansel Adams © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984), Bridalveil Fall, ca. 1952, printed …

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Michael Harrison performs Indian ragas and piano and tabla compositions with Nitin Mitta

On Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. ET, composer, pianist and singer Michael Harrison will perform his first performance of traditional Indian classical music, which he adapted for piano with tabla accompaniment, presented by Drive East by Navatman. The concert will be offered both in person at the La …

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Julián De La Chica considered for his classical music compositions which are known to captivate listeners around the world

For nearly two decades in the music industry, award-winning Colombian composer and pianist Julián De La Chica has made significant contributions to the alternative electronic scene while exploring the influences of minimalism and post-minimalism. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, a neighborhood of dichotomies, Julián is considered for his classical music compositions …

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Music: Bach’s compositions bring “comforting sound” to commercials, experts say

Works by Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach are used by advertisers to provide “a comforting sound” in television commercials, research shows. Musicologist Peter Kupfer of Southern Methodist University in Texas studied the context in which Bach was used in 19 commercials aired in the United States from 2009 to 2019. …

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Explore past musical compositions at the Redlands Library – Redlands Daily Facts

By Jill Martinson AK Smiley Public Library was fortunate to recently add a large selection of music books representing various genres to our outstanding collection. Jazz fans enjoyed “Straighten Up and Fly Right: the Life and Music of Nat King Cole” by Will Friedwald. Country music fans learned the background …

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A playlist of his compositions

The godfather of world music, Pandit Ravi Shankar was one of the most influential and prolific Indian sitar maestros. His exceptional talent, his enormous contribution to music catapulted him to celebrity rank and to this day he is considered the most famous representative in the world of Indian classical music. …

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Music lovers entertain themselves with classical compositions – Journal

KARACHI: Music lovers were treated to an array of classical compositions from Pakistan Arts Council Karachi on Saturday night when Ustad Mazhar Umrao Bundu Khan sang for just over two hours with great enthusiasm. The ustad started the concert with raga Purvi from Hazrat Amir Khusrau’s extensive repertoire. It contained …

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The a cappella compositions of this 24 year old are so good that you will continue to listen to them on the Edexlive

In the makeshift studio of Swayamsiddha Priyadarshiin Hyderabad, you will never find the sitar in its case. It’s still among his other gear like ring lights, keyboard, and mics, standing out in all its majestic grandeur, beckoning him to pluck the strings. And Swayam never resists. Now, including working from …

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The Transcendental Compositions of Caroline Ho – Yale Daily News

Courtesy of Charlie Gleberman Caroline Ho’s music 22 blurs the lines between the 19th century and the 21st, fusing atmospheric synthesizer, classical and pop music. Every genre Ho listens to can be found in his compositions. “She has an unmistakable ‘Caroline’ sound,” said Yale professor and film composer Konrad Kaczmarek. …

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10 soothing classical music compositions for children

Music is a part of life, whether you play an instrument or simply enjoy it by listening to it. And music can play a big role in raising our children. Music can help our children learn (like with the alphabet song) and can help them relax when we try to …

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Beloved “Boheme”: Puccini’s Romantic Opera has something for everyone

Brent Wojahn, OregonianSoprano Alyson Cambridge lights up the second act of “La Bohème” as the tumultuous Musetta. that of Puccini perhaps the most beloved work of all opera. Its romantic story of starving artists and Parisian courtesans falling in love and facing poverty makes audiences’ hearts beat faster. His great …

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