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Houston Symphony says goodbye to Orozco-Estrada this weekend with Andres Fest

Andres Orozco-Estrada, Music Director of the Houston Symphony Photo: Werner Kmetitsch The Houston Symphony is indebted to Hector Berlioz. Even during conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s first rehearsal of the French composer’s sumptuous Symphonie Fantastique almost a decade ago, it was clear to Brinton Averil Smith that the orchestra had found its …

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Bringing the thunder of Berg: ‘Wozzeck’ in concert at the BSO

“Why is the world so sad? asks a character in “Wozzeck”. It’s hard to say. But “Wozzeck” knows. And his music will tell you. Alban Berg’s devastating expressionist masterpiece has indeed told us for 100 years now, its score a sort of infrared vision into the darkness of the 20th …

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Russia-Ukraine war: evacuation of Mariupol interrupted for the second day; Vinnytsia regional airport completely destroyed – live | world news

Bolshoi Theater music director and chief conductor Tugan Sokhiev has announced his resignation, saying he felt pressured by calls to take a stand on the Ukrainian conflict. The Russian said in a statement that he was resigning “with immediate effect” from his post at the Moscow theater, as well as …

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Two appointments inaugurate 2022 at the DSO

Jader Bignamini (left) and Erik Rönmark are committed to making the music of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra accessible to all Detroit residents. // Photo courtesy of DSO/Cybelle Codish A new era of leadership and musical direction arrived at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Former DSO Vice President and General Manager Erik …

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Tributes to Peter Jezard – former Music Director of Bridport

A FORMER director of music at a church in Bridport and stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral has died aged 88. Peter Jezard was Music Director at St Mary’s Church in Bridport from 2001 to 2015. Born in 1933 and from Kent, Mr Jezard was a promising musician from the age of …

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Sean McPherson leaves The Current to become musical director of Jazz88

On-air host Sean McPherson left The Current to take a job with another local radio station. McPherson was named Music Director of Jazz88 (KBEM) on Friday, where he will lead music programming efforts. He will also host the program “Afternoon Cruise”. “I look forward to helping the station thrive and …

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Yuvan Shankar Raja sings a song written by dad Ilaiyaraaja

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS): Music director Yuvan Shankar Raja sang a song written and composed by his father, legendary music director Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja, for director Aadhiraajan’s upcoming film, “Ninaivellam Neeyada”. ‘Ninaivellam Neeyada’ is the 1417th film for which Ilaiyaraaja is composing the music. Sources say the movie has …

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The Richmond Symphony declares victory with “Ravishing Rachmaninoff” on Saturday, February 26

-The power of live performance returns to Richmond in an event that will be both a symbolic and literal mark of victory and a return to value for all involved- RICHMOND, Virginia, February 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As one of the most innovative performing arts organizations in the country, the Richmond Symphony …

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The Musical throws the 20-year-old producer into the deep end

Heathers: The MusicalARA Darling District TheaterFebruary 11thUntil March 5★★½ Mitchell Old is clearly ambitious. Barely 20 years old, in 2020 he set up an entertainment company for emerging artists and baptized it with his name, declaring his arrival on the scene. Certainly, Heathers: The Musicalof which Old serves as creative …

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The Washington Opera Society appoints Julien Benichou artistic director

Julien Benichou, the new general and artistic director of the Washington Opera Society. The Washington Opera Society (WOS) has named Julien Benichou as its new General and Artistic Director, replacing Michael Reilly, the Society’s Founder and Executive Director. Simon Charette, its assistant artistic director, is now general manager of the …

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Salil Chowdhury said ‘My Saraswati’ lives through the legend’s voice – The New Indian Express

Through PTI KOLKATA: The musical fraternity of Bengal has paid rich tributes to singing legend Lata Mangeshkar who collaborated with some top notch music directors launched by this city such as S. D Burman, Hemanta Mukherjee and Salil Chowdhury, not only for producing memorable music in Hindi but also in …

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Billings Symphony receives $1.5 million in two separate donations | Local News

The first time Janet Carpenter supported the arts came in the summer of 1948 when, as a newly married parent, she was given the job of doing Leonard Bernstein’s laundry. All these years later, Janet is recognized for the $448,833 endowment that her late husband Vincent Carpenter set up to …

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First look at A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Greenway Court Theater

Greenway Arts Alliance and Theater Planners will present A Little Night Music, opening Friday, February 4 at 8 p.m. Directed by Ryan O’Connor (He/They) with Music Director Anthony Zediker (He/Him), the limited engagement will run through Sunday, March 13 only at the Greenway Court Theater in Los Angeles. Check out …

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A sincere tribute to mothers

By Ravi HariHyderabad: The lyric song “Amma” from the movie “Oke Oka Jeevitham” celebrates a mother’s love. This moving tribute from a son to his mother already resonates with so many. The touching story featured in the video song etched a special memory in their hearts. Jakes Bejoy’s smooth and …

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Bulgari’s new global ambassador for watches is Lorenzo Viotti – WWD

MAESTRO TIME: Bulgari has chosen Lorenzo Viotti as its new global watch ambassador. The rising musical director will support the activities of the jewelry house and will aim to help increase brand awareness, alongside fellow conductor and ambassador Beatrice Venezi. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1990, Viotti is part of …

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Latte Da Theater Downsizes ‘La Bohème’, Expands Heart and Intimacy – Twin Cities

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème” may be one of the most popular operas in the world, but it always seemed oddly suited to the grandeur and elegance of a typical grand opera. Because it’s about people living in poverty, struggling to pay the rent and figuring out which chair to throw …

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ROUNDUP DES ARTS D’HIVER: Classical music – Events | Curiosities | Purchases | Catering | Night life

Photo: Marco Borggreve The cooler months are the perfect time to come indoors and experience all the culture Boston has to offer Classical music Although the Boston area is a hotbed of classical music, every once in a while something unique still happens, even in this saturated space. This is …

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Pushpa: The Rise: Kamal Haasan watches with Devi Sri Prasad; Guru Randhawa calls Allu Arjun ‘Legend’

The Pushpa: The Rise craze crossed all language barriers. The film was also a huge blockbuster in Bollywood. The film received huge compliments from many actors and filmmakers in all languages ​​across India. Many top Bollywood personalities have shared their views on the film on their social media. They personally …

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AJ Fletcher Opera Institute presents “Linda di Chamounix”

The AJ Fletcher Opera Institute continues its 20th anniversary with performances of Gaetano Donizetti’s “Linda di Chamounix”, a return to the roots of the opera training program in bel canto opera performance, and the first full opera performance of the program with a live audience since February 2019. TO BUY …

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Long-time Fairfield resident to lead new music education program at the University of the Sacred Heart

FAIRFIELD – The new music education program at the University of the Sacred Heart aims to create a vibrant community of forward-thinking teachers, its director said. Frank Martignetti was recently appointed assistant professor and director of SHU’s new music education program, according to the university. The 42-credit graduate program will …

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Release of the music of the anthology “Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa”

Chennai, January 8 (IANS): Prime Video has released the music for “Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa,” an anthology of five heartwarming and uplifting stories, which premieres on January 14. The album, which brings out the essence of each story in the anthology, features music by renowned and up-and-coming artists. Music director …

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The conductor takes the helm of Italian opera | Opera

A female conductor will take the helm of an Italian opera for the first time in January. Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv said she was surprised to learn that she was making history after receiving the offer from the opera Teatro Comunale in Bologna. The 43-year-old begins his three-year job as …

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Moira Stuart and Margherita Taylor of Classic FM among the greatest figures of music in …

31 December 2021, 22:30 | Updated: December 31, 2021, 10:31 PM Moira Stuart is appointed CBE and Margherita Taylor receives MBE. Image: Classic FM The list of the winners of the Queen’s New Year’s Award for 2022 has been released and two Classic FM presenters are among the winners. Classic …

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CMAA Academy of Country Music 2022 Senior Course Canceled Ahead of Tamworth Country Music Festival | The head of the daily newspaper in the North

news, latest news, Academy of Country Music director Lyn Bowtell said it was “incredibly heartbreaking” to have to remove the pin from the senior class in January 2022, but she thinks it’s the right move. Days away from the 50th Tamworth Country Music Festival, COVID-19 is once again wreaking havoc …

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Ring in 2022 with music

Editor’s Note:Northampton’s cancellation of all indoor events for First Night (see article, A1) means that most of the First Night shows mentioned in this article will be shown live on social media and television instead. public access – Comcast cable channels 12, 15 and 23. A full schedule will be …

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Wolf Witch Giant Fairy review – endearing family folk opera with ageless streak | Opera

TThere are three fairytale villains, right there in the title of Little Bulb’s new show, when most storytellers settle for one, but the only gluttony here is that of Little Red Riding Hood’s nemesis. Staged at the Linbury Theater, with Little Bulb drawing on the creative resources of the Royal …

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‘Tonic’ Music Sets the Tone for a Fun Christmas Outing | Bengali movie news

Not only was the hype surrounding the film, but the highly anticipated “Tonic” also created a lot of buzz for its vibrant music. The family drama directed by Avijit Sen with Paran Bandyopadhyay, Dev and Shakuntala Barua in the lead, is already talking about him. Recently, the music for the …

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Changing the Dynamics: Longtime Singing Band Changes Names and Changes Names | News

ASHLAND The Singing Kernels, the choir of hair salons in the region, has a new name. The Kernels announced on Saturday’s annual broadcast that the group will be known as the Eastern Kentucky Harmonic Order, or EKHO. Brian Sparks, former chairman and chairman of the group’s rebranding, said the Kernels …

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North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra debuts with holiday concert December 10-11 at Leominster Town Hall

LEOMINSTER – The North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra presents “A Little Holiday Magic” at Town Hall on December 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., the inaugural performance of the orchestra led by Jared Bloch who reports to the Aegis by StageWorks. The North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra performs ‘A Little …

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Northbrook Orchestra Receives Anonymous Million Dollar Gift

The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra has received an anonymous donation of $ 1 million, he announced Thursday. The donation to the rare professional municipal orchestra will establish the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund. “This is an affirmation of our importance to the community,” said James Karagianis, Chairman of the Board of …

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The tradition continues with the Salina Symphony Christmas Festival

A variety of groups will join the Salina Symphony for its Christmas festival. Above, a photo from the 2018 festival. Photos by Karen Mikols Bonar / Heartland Photography courtesy of Salina Symphony “/>Various groups will join the Salina Symphony for its Christmas festival. Above, a photo from the 2018 festival. …

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New Village Arts reopens with the world premiere of the musical “Black Family Christmas”

This month, more than a dozen Christmas-themed plays and musicals open in theaters across San Diego County. They all have different themes and stories, but virtually all of them are told from a white perspective. That changes this weekend with the world premiere of “1222 Oceanfront: A Black Family Christmas” …

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Geeta Dutt and “haseen sitam” of his music: his relationship with Guru Dutt, the love of his life and the reason for his downfall

Lata Mangeshkar, Shamshad Begum, Asha bhosle. They are musical geniuses whose golden voices carry a whiff of the golden past of Hindi cinema. But then, all geniuses need other geniuses to show them who the real genius is. It was Geeta Dutt, one of the greatest lost potentials of all …

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Showband icon Dickie Rock reveals hearing difficulties forced him to hang up mic after more than 50 years

SHOWBAND icon Dickie Rock shared how hearing difficulties forced him to hang up his mic after more than half a century. The 84-year-old told The Irish Sun: “I’m done. I did my last gig. The curtain fell, and like all the best artists, I hope I left them in. ask …

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Review: Rock’n’roll-trained actor brings Old Globe cranky back to life

For many San Diego residents, see “Dr. How the Grinch Stole Christmas from Seuss!” The musical is a holiday tradition that lives on. Yet while the story never changes, “Grinch” regulars know that every year director James Vásquez hires a new cast and makes a few adjustments to his staging …

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Pinchas Zukerman to headline RSO’s “Violins Of Hope” concert

This Saturday, November 13e at 7:30 p.m., the Reading Symphony Orchestra welcomes legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and extraordinary cellist Amanda Forsyth to the Santander Performing Arts Center. The concert is the definitive culmination of Reading the violins of hope, which the Reading Symphony Orchestra proudly co-presented with the Reading / …

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“ESK” hits a kilometer home run in Fidelio

The Music Director in Action | Credit: Ugo Ponte by Beethoven Fidelio is not a thing. It is a “hybrid opera” of several elements, a marvelous mixture of Singspiel, romantic comedy, high drama, breathtaking tension, tearful lamentations and, in the finale, an overwhelming symphonic-choral celebration of life and freedom – …

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Music Director | The Music Journal

Caeciliana ChapelAdvertising – Music Director We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Music Director who shares our love of great choral music and will bring their own energy and inspiration to continue our very successful musical journey, further developing our choir. Our current Managing Director, Donal McCrisken, is …

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Alyssa Kay Thompson, graduate of Baldwin Wallace, musical director of ‘Waitress’ tour in Akron – News-Herald

It is often the simplest stories that tell the greatest stories of inspiration and success. Take, for example, the Tony Award-nominated musical “Waitress”, the National Tour including Alyssa Kay Thompson, who graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in 2017, as Music Director. Before discussing the popular pie-centric show, which features original …

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Houston Symphony signs historic new contract with musicians

The Houston Symphony performs Four Seasons by Mozart and Piazzolla on Sunday Matinee conducted by David Robertson in Houston on Sunday, May 9, 2021. Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer The Houston Symphony continues to navigate a most unusual era, producing a viable and vibrant 2020-21 season despite …

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From Saturday October 9 to Friday October 15

DAYBREAK WITH EVONNE FERGUSON Evonne will be there with the early risers to make the weekend easier with its sweet blend of music across the centuries, plus regular intervals for news and weather. Join conservationist Anja Murray every Saturday morning at 9:20 a.m. for Nature File – a celebratory trip …

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Music is in my blood: Rani Hazarika

Belonging to the famous Hazarika musical family from Assam, playback singer Rani Hazarika began her musical journey at the age of three. So far, she has received 22 national and international awards. In conversation with Misabah Bhat of Rising Kashmir, Rani Hazarika spoke about her interest in music, her works …

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SR Symphony opens the season with Mozart

Violinist Julian Rhee, a 21-year-old at the New England Conservatory, spent most of the pandemic with his family in Wisconsin, doing soul-searching and homing work on his instrument. “Until March 2021, I was focused on why I make music and I have serious questions,” he said. “Being at home and …

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Ankush Kumar Bahl makes podium debut as new Symphony Music Director, talks about it on KIOS-FM

After a two-year search process, unanimous decision and much-anticipated announcement, Ankush Kumar Bahl returns to Omaha to conduct his first performance as the recently appointed appointed Music Director of the Omaha Symphony. The Maestro steps onto the podium to lead the orchestra in a jubilant program featuring Mendelssohn’s unhindered concert …

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Selections of art scenes: 23-30 Sep | News, Sports, Jobs

1/6 Good Company Theater presents again this weekend the hilarious, timely and stimulating play “Fremont Junior High is NOT Doing Oklahoma!”. For tickets, visit goodcotheatre.com. Photo provided, Benjamin Zack 2/6 Talia Keys and The Love will perform an outdoor concert at the Monarch this Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 6 …

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Helensburgh Orchestral Society to resume in-person rehearsals

MEMBERS of the Helensburgh Orchestral Society are preparing to celebrate their return to rehearsals in person at Victoria Halls next week. The band’s musicians have rehearsed online throughout the pandemic and received more than £ 7,800 from Creative Scotland to order a composition by composer Peter Longworth for the orchestra …

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Lots of classical music and opera to hear this season

‘PROVE UP’ Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new Music Director, Enrique Mazzola, begins his season with Verdi’s “Macbeth,” but it’s an encouraging sign of his commitment to contemporary work that he will also direct this magnificent dark bedroom piece by Missy. Mazzoli, from 2018, on surreal suffering on the American border. …

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New label produces music for the glory of God

Alix Norman meets the founder of Cyprus’s first Christian label, a young man who hopes to inspire peace, love and hope through gospel music Robavine Azangu was born in Kumba, in southwest Cameroon. It is the city that saw in October 2020 the massacre of seven children at the International …

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The Transcendance Theater Company presents ROAD TRIP

Transcendence Theater Company is celebrating the 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars and the return to Jack London State Historic Park with an all-new concert, ROAD TRIP !, until August 29. The first production plans have just been released. Under the musical direction of veteran Music Designer and …

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