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Composer Beseeches Peers "Cut Ties with BP" in Letter

It seems that British Petroleum (BP) has angered the classical community with its destructive environmental debauchery. Now, in a letter published in The Guardian, a composer beseeches their peers to decline all funding that will allow BP to maintain ...

How to Buy Locks of Mozart, Beethoven Hair at Sotheby's London Auction [LISTING]

Yesterday, May 28, at Sotheby's in London, a lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's hair, enclosed within a gaudy 19th-century locket, went up for auction. And no one yet knows just how many of today's farthings it fetched.

Emanuele Cintura Torrente: Maestro of Thought

Italian-born classical guitarist Emanuele Cintura Torrent is unique in his approach to art. For him, music has a reverential quality that extends beyond the notes--free from sharps, flats and meter. Yes, his approach looks past the music. To Maestro ...

American Classical Orchestra Presents 'As the Masters Heard It,' Music by Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert, Soloist Sherezade Panthaki, Sarah Craft, Marc Molomot, Michael Kelly

The American Classical Orchestra will be presenting “As the Masters Heard It” which focuses on music by Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert. World-renowned soloists Sherezade Panthaki, Sarah Craft, Marc Molomot, and Michael Kelly will sing along with ...

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Talks Mozart Concertos with Neville Marriner and St. Martin, Overcoming Childhood Poverty and Adult Tragedy, How to Play Your Own Cadenzas

No, Rachel Barton Pine is not a stranger to Mozart. In fact, you may even call her an expert. On January 13, for Avie Records, the acclaimed violinist released 'Mozart: Complete Violin Concertos and the Sinfonia Concertante K364'--accompanied by Sir ...

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart and Mendelssohn: Bart Feller on Flute and Stacey Shames on Harp

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is presenting a night of Mozart and Mendelssohn featuring the NJSO's Bart Feller on the flute and Stacey Shames on the harp.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Playing Tribute to Vienna's Music History—Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and More—With Video Projections on Sydney Opera House

If you're a resident of Sydney, you may be in for one of the most exciting classical music performances of the year, as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will perform a massive tribute to the massive catalogue of the city of Vienna and its art as well, ...

Robert Spano Leads Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Opening Night, Substitutes Show Consequence of Lockout

In the days following the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's collective bargaining agreement, the company kicked off the season with a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, led by ASO music director Robert Spano.

5 Mysterious/Unmarked Resting Places for Famous Musicians: From Mozart to Roy Orbison and Michael Jackson

Today involved a rather curious/mortifying news update for those who weren't previously aware that Frédéric Chopin's heart has been stored in a crystal jar full of alcohol, which itself is housed inside a pillar at the Holy Trinity Church in ...

C-LITE A.V. Club - Lang Lang Performs Mozart at HARMAN Flagship Store in Manhattan

United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang celebrated the release of his 'The Mozart Album' at the HARMAN store in Midtown, Manhattan, where he was honored by HARMAN for his efforts in share his music and inspiring others.

Manuscript of Mozart's Piano Sonata K331 Discovered in Budapest's National Széchényi Library

The manuscript of Mozart's A major piano sonata K331 has recently been discovered in Budapest. Having spent the majority of it’s life in the Budapest’s National Széchényi Library for decades, the coveted manuscript was rediscovered by Haydn ...

Mozart's Original No. 11 in A Major Score Found in Hungarian Library; How Different Is It from What We Know?

The original score for Mozart's No. 11 in A Major was confirmed late last month in a library in Hungary.

Lang Lang Plays Mozart, Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Strauss for Philadelphia Orchestra's 2014-15 Season Opener at Kimmel Center

The Philadelphia Orchestra, under the baton on music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will kick off its 2014-15 season with superstar pianist Lang Lang in the Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center. The three-day run will begin on Friday, September 26 at 8 ...

Olivier-Winning 'Magic Flute' Adaptation from South Africa Flutters into NYC's New Victory Theater in November

'Impempe Yomlingo' is an adaptation of Mozart's comic opera set in contemporary South Africa, with an orchestra of marimbas, drums and township percussion.

Police State: 13-Year-Old Pianist Avery Gagliano Labeled Truant after D.C. School System Fails to Recognize Excused Absences

It looks as though Avery Gagliano won't be heading to the classroom this year--that is if you mean in a communal sense. Instead, she will be doing geography from the kitchen table as the talented piano-playing prodigy is sidelined after a truancy ...

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