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Met Orchestra With Maurizio Pollini at Carnegie Hall – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Jurowski a hypnotic force – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Orchestral life in London is a monster. Five major orchestras compete, and with the likes of Valery Gergiev heading the London Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Philharmonia, the battle for the best players and for audiences can be brutal. On top of that, the world’s great orchestras are regular visitors to what is musically the world’s busiest metropolis, upping the ante weekly. No matter. On evidence of its appearance…

Stolen Stradivarius – NPR (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

i i Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond stands inside a vault with his 299-year-old Lipinski Stradivarius. The violin was stolen on Jan. 27 and recovered a week later. Courtesy of Frank Almond hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Frank Almond Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond stands inside a vault with his 299-year-old Lipinski Stradivarius. The violin was stolen on Jan. 27 and recovered a week later. Courtesy of…

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry visits Arlington Hts. guitar shop – Chicago Daily Herald

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Rock fans from near and far visited Guitar Center in Arlington Heights on Monday afternoon to meet legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry. Pouring rain and a line wrapped around the store couldn’t keep more than 200 fans away as they waited to meet the rocker and have him sign copies of his new book, “Rocks: My Life In And Out of Aerosmith.” “I’ve been following Aerosmith…

Final Fantasy VI With a Full Orchestra is Damn Majestic – Kotaku

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

You can now listen to a recording of Final Fantasy VI‘s music made by the The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. It’s stirring stuff. The recording was made in June but has only just found its way online. It’s a new orchestration of music from the game arranged as ‘symphonic poem’ called Born with the Gift of Magic. You can watch the full performance here if you like smart evening wear…

The Case Of The Stolen Stradivarius – NPR (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

i i Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond stands inside a vault with his 299-year-old Lipinski Stradivarius. The violin was stolen on Jan. 27 and recovered a week later. Courtesy of Frank Almond hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Frank Almond Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond stands inside a vault with his 299-year-old Lipinski Stradivarius. The violin was stolen on Jan. 27 and recovered a week later. Courtesy of…

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Jurowski a hypnotic force – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Orchestral life in London is a monster. Five major orchestras compete, and with the likes of Valery Gergiev heading the London Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Philharmonia, the battle for the best players and for audiences can be brutal. On top of that, the world’s great orchestras are regular visitors to what is musically the world’s busiest metropolis, upping the ante weekly. No matter. On evidence of its appearance…

National Gallery of Art Orchestra in peak form under direction of Philippe … – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

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A 345-year-old violin finds its voice – Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

If you go What: The National Philharmonic presents Dvorak’s “New World Symphony.” The program also includes Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture” and Chee-Yun playing Sibelius’s “Concerto for Violin.” When: 8 p.m. Saturday and 3…

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Jurowski a hypnotic force – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Orchestral life in London is a monster. Five major orchestras compete, and with the likes of Valery Gergiev heading the London Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Philharmonia, the battle for the best players and for audiences can be brutal. On top of that, the world’s great orchestras are regular visitors to what is musically the world’s busiest metropolis, upping the ante weekly. No matter. On evidence of its appearance…

Travis Barker hosts Wine Amplified after-party at Hyde Bellagio – Las Vegas Sun

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Hyde Bellagio Travis Barker, right, with soccer star Mesut Ozil, hosts at Hyde Bellagio on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. By Don Chareunsy (contact) Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 | 3:02 a.m. Travis Barker Hosts at Hyde Bellagio Launch slideshow » Drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182 and Transplants hosted an after-party at Hyde Bellagio after Blink’s high-energy and thoroughly entertaining headlining set at Night 2 of Rock ’n Roll Wine…

London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Jurowski a hypnotic force – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Orchestral life in London is a monster. Five major orchestras compete, and with the likes of Valery Gergiev heading the London Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Philharmonia, the battle for the best players and for audiences can be brutal. On top of that, the world’s great orchestras are regular visitors to what is musically the world’s busiest metropolis, upping the ante weekly. No matter. On evidence of its appearance…

Music Review: Champlain Philharmonic delivers magic – Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

It just kept on getting better. When the Champlain Philharmonic, the Rutland-Middlebury community orchestra, began Saturday’s concert at Rutland’s Grace Congregational Church, it sounded a bit rough — but it wasn’t to continue that way. Music Director Paul Gambill opened the program (which was repeated Sunday at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater) with Berlioz’s “Roman Carnival Overture.” The 46-member ensemble – virtually all amateurs – delivered the spirit of this…

London Philharmonic Orchestra gives Philharmonic Society’s 61st season a … – OCRegister

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

London Philharmonic Orchestra gives Philharmonic Society’s 61st season a somber start Share Pin It More Galleries London Philharmonic Orchestra With: Vladimir Jurowski, conductor; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano When: Oct. 11 Where: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall Next: The Philharmonic Society presents the Czech Philharmonic on Nov. 4 How much: $35-$250 Call: 949-553-2422 Online: philharmonic society.org The London Philharmonic Orchestra dropped by Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday night to open the…

119th Season of Bangor Symphony Orchestra – WABI

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Posted Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:44 pm. Updated 8 hours ago By Adrienne DiPiazza Sunday marked a special occastion for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, it kicked off its 119th season. It also marked the beginning of Lucas Richman’s 5th season as the orchestra’s music director.  The season started off with a spanish-themed program featuring classical guitarist Ana Vidovic. To make the event even more exciting, the orchestra gathered up…

Unique Violin Duo Joins Imperial Symphony Orchestra – The Ledger

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Creating new sounds by mixing hip-hop with classical music? It’s fair to say that Wilner “Wil B” Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester — the duo known as Black Violin — are in uncharted territory. “There’s nothing quite like us,” Baptiste said by phone last week from Shreveport, La., where Black Violin was performing at the Red River Revel music festival. “We’re bridging a gap, walking a fine line.”…

In ‘Whiplash,’ a Young Jazz Drummer vs. His Teacher – New York Times

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

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In ‘Whiplash,’ A Young Drummer Plays Till He Bleeds – NPR

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. The second feature by the 29-year-old director Damien Chazelle is called, “Whiplash” and centers on the agony of a drummer in a high-powered music school. The movie stars the young film actor Miles Teller from “The Spectacular Now” and J.K. Simmons, who is best…