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Louisville Orchestra has best-selling album – Miami Herald

Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2017

The Louisville Orchestra has released an album that hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Classical chart. The orchestra’s album “All In” with conductor Teddy Abrams was released last month. It features an original work, “Unified Field,” composed by Abrams. Abrams is also a clarinet soloist on a version of Aaron Copland’s “Clarinet Concerto.” The album is in the top spot this week on Billboard’s Traditional Classical Albums chart. A release from…

Norfolk’s Infinity Music Hall presents Glenn Miller Orchestra Oct. 15 – Torrington Register Citizen

Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Caption Close Norfolk — The Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring its legendary jazz sound to Infinity Music Hall on Sunday, Oct. 15. The afternoon concert begins at 1:30 p.m. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought-after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, The Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands…

St. Louis Symphony bringing in the Blues for ‘Athletes of the Orchestra’ – fox2now.com

Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO — FOX 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne will be helping the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with an October 15th concert. Sports-themed music will be the main attraction for “Athletes of the Orchestra.” The St. Louis Blues and their mascot Louie will also make an appearance. Kilcoyne will be narrating a performance of Casey at the Bat. The Blues’ march will also be accompanied by video highlights. Pre-concert…

Classical Music: Akron Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Die Meistersinger’ – Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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St. Louis Symphony bringing in the Blues for ‘Athletes of the Orchestra’ – fox2now.com

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO — FOX 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne will be helping the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with an October 15th concert. Sports-themed music will be the main attraction for “Athletes of the Orchestra.” The St. Louis Blues and their mascot Louie will also make an appearance. Kilcoyne will be narrating a performance of Casey at the Bat. The Blues’ march will also be accompanied by video highlights. Pre-concert…

Can you hear the difference between a fake and real violin? – Classic FM

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

3 October 2017, 16:11 REAL VS FAKE Violin Sound: Can you hear the difference? 13:08 By Maddy Shaw Roberts This violinist did an experiment to test whether people could hear the difference between a real and synthetic violin sound. Can you hear which is which? MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) and synthetic violin sounds are becoming more and more popular among music producers, who need to quickly and easily recreate…

The Cleveland Orchestra Performs at Severance Before a European Tour and Five More Classical Music Events To Hit … – Cleveland Scene Weekly

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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Orchestra to play along for second chapter of Harry Potter film series – Tampabay.com

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Coming off a weekend when muggles snapped up enough tickets for four shows of live orchestra music played alongside a showing of the first Harry Potter film, the Florida Orchestra announced Monday that the second film in the series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, will get also the live score treatment. Related News/Archive Plan your weekend Sept. 29-Oct.1: Orchestra plays Harry Potter, Disney on Ice: Frozen, super boat…

Classical Music: Akron Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Die … – Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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Classical Music: Akron Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Die … – Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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Classical Music: Akron Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Die Meistersinger’ – Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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Orchestra to play along for second chapter of Harry Potter film series … – Tampabay.com

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Coming off a weekend when muggles snapped up enough tickets for four shows of live orchestra music played alongside a showing of the first Harry Potter film, the Florida Orchestra announced Monday that the second film in the series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, will get also the live score treatment. Related News/Archive Plan your weekend Sept. 29-Oct.1: Orchestra plays Harry Potter, Disney on Ice: Frozen, super boat…

Classical Music: Akron Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Die Meistersinger’ – Akron Beacon Journal

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

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Penn State Philharmonic debuts concert season – Penn State News

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $4 for students. Buy tickets in advance for School of Music concerts in Eisenhower Auditorium and save 40 percent. There is no limit on the number. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at Penn State Arts Ticket Center. This concert is…

LA Chamber Orchestra gets a hand from Joshua Bell and guest conductor Jaime Martín – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s concert with violinist Joshua Bell on Saturday night at the Alex Theatre in Glendale started the first season in 20 years without Jeffrey Kahane as music director, and the search is still on for his successor. Prospective candidates like Peter Oundjian, Karina Canellakis and Thomas Dausgaard are coming back for a second look later this season, but for the opening concert, another possible contender came…

New York Philharmonic Radio Broadcasts Begin October 3 – Playbill.com

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

The New York Philharmonic This Week is syndicated nationally by Chicago’s WFMT. In New York, the program is carried on 96.3 FM WQXR on Tuesdays at 9 p.m; check local listings for other outlets. The broadcasts are also available on the Philharmonic’s web site, nyphil.org, for two weeks after their original broadcast date. The 39 weeks of broadcasts begin with the airing of the…

Garden Theatre, Orlando Philharmonic lift spirits in season openers – Orlando Sentinel

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Saturday, my soul was flying high. A musical matinee and an evening concert gave my spirits a much-needed lift. In part, the boost came from the programs’ subject matter. At the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, it was closing weekend for the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The exceptionally well designed musical offered a timely reminder of the power of personal sacrifice. At the Bob Carr Theater,…

National Arab Orchestra to dazzle at season opener – The Detroit News

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

The National Arab Orchestra performance in 2016.(Photo: Facebook) Dearborn — The National Arab Orchestra is tuning up for their 8th annual season opener on Sunday.  Michael Ibrahim,  who founded the Detroit-based orchestra in 2009, said the  orchestra has traveled around the country during their concert series to Miami, Texas, Toledo, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Jacksonville, Fla. Their 8th annual showcase “A Night of Tarab” includes vocalists Usama Baalbaki, Ghada Derbas and Abdallah Moussa…