Monthly Archives: August 2021

Hungary: Stick up, conductor gets vaccinated

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian conductor received a COVID-19 vaccine booster on stage during a free outdoor concert in Budapest on Wednesday as part of an effort to encourage people to get vaccinated. Budapest Festival Orchestra conductor Ivan Fischer has removed his jacket to reveal a white shirt with …

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Dimitri Monstein Ensemble, Landscape | The anachronism of vinyl

I cannot choose a specific genre for the music played on Dimitri Monstein Ensemble Countryside, and yet it’s so familiar, like something I heard everywhere many years ago. Monstein, a Swiss drummer making his debut as a leader and producer, calls it a direct blend of jazz and classical. This …

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Hungary: stick raised, the conductor gets vaccinated

A Hungarian conductor received a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on stage during a free open-air concert in Budapest to encourage people to get vaccinated Through JUSTIN SPIKE Associated Press 26 Aug 2021, 11:01 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article BUDAPEST, Hungary – …

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Stick raised, the conductor gets vaccinated

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – A Hungarian conductor received a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday at a free outdoor concert in Budapest as part of an effort to encourage people to get vaccinated. Budapest Festival Orchestra conductor Ivan Fischer removed his jacket to reveal a white shirt with …

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Obituary: Oakland Symphony Orchestra music director Michael Morgan dies at 63

Conductor Michael Morgan died Aug. 20 at Oakland Kaiser. He was 63 years old. Morgan, who had been music director of the Oakland Symphony since 1991, had been admitted to hospital last week with an infection. He had undergone a kidney transplant in May and returned to work soon after. …

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Obituary: Michael Morgan, Music Director of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra, dies at 63

Conductor Michael Morgan died on August 20 in Oakland Kaiser. He was 63 years old. Morgan, who had been the musical director of the Oakland Symphony since 1991, was admitted to hospital last week with an infection. He had undergone a kidney transplant in May and returned to work shortly …

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Ensemble Q (Musica Viva Live Stream)

This was to be “the tour of a lifetime” for Paul Dean and Brisbane’s Ensemble Q – a program of music showcasing the band’s prodigious skills, culminating in a performance of his Concerto for Cello and Wind Quintet, written for his wife, cellist Trish Dean. . But, sadly, the closures …

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Grammy-nominated duo Larkin Poe & Pioneering Hybrid Orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble debut “Sometimes” (Bessie Jones) via CMT

About Larkin Poe Called “Self-taught badasses” through American songwriter and “an act of sister with endurance” through NPR, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumental sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe create their own brand of Roots Rock ‘n’ Roll: gritty, moving and fragrant with their southern heritage. Originally from Atlanta and currently …

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Bramwell Tovey, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota Music Director | Sarasota

The Sarasota Orchestra has named Bramwell Tovey the sixth musical director in the organization’s 72-year history. He replaces Anu Tali, who held the post for six years before leaving in April 2019. Tovey is a Grammy and Juno winner with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, where he has served since 2000. …

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NYS Fair concert guide: country, reggae, rock (Sunday, August 22)

Welcome to our daily New York State Fair concert guide! We will be posting a list of performers and times for the NYS 2021 fair each day on syracuse.com. The Chevy Park stage, where this year’s biggest concerts will take place, is located in the New York Experience zone at …

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BAILEN, accompanied by Bay Atlantic Symphony & New York Chamber Ensemble, To Perform in Cape May

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 08/20/2021 (CAPE MAY, NJ) – Enjoy a special summer musical evening on the outdoor stage of the Emlen Physick Estate, when the musical tour group BAILEN joins members of the Bay Atlantic Symphony and the New York Chamber Ensemble, performing BAILEN …

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Nanci Griffith | Nashville, Tennessee

Born July 6, 1953 in Seguin, Texas, Nanci Caroline Griffith was a resplendent singer, songwriter, and recording artist. She wrote songs recorded by various artists, including Suzy Boggus (“Outbound Plane”), Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson (“Gulf Coast Highway”) and Kathy Mattea (“Love at the Five & Dime”), and she was …

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His ensemble makes historic debut at Battersea Arts Center in September

The UK’s first female, non-binary orchestra, Her Ensemble, will debut at Battersea Arts Center, celebrating over 2,000 years of female songwriters. The concert, titled Forgotten in History, will take place in the spectacular Grand Hall of the iconic venue on Friday September 17 at 8 p.m. For more information and …

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‘Lovecraft Country’: Inside the Tulsa Race Opera Massacre Episode

Emmy-nominated composers Laura Karpman and Raphael Saadiq break down the ‘Gothic R&B’ vibe that culminated with the mighty orchestral requiem. When it came to scoring the explosive montage surrounding the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country”, songwriter Laura Karpman had the inspired idea to adapt the mighty poem …

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Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Most offers veteran artistic insight in English edition of memoir ‘From Silence’

CLEVELAND, Ohio — If there’s one chorus in my career to date, it’s Franz Welser-Most. With his nearly 20 years at the top of the Cleveland Orchestra, the conductor easily ranks as the artist I’ve spent the most time reviewing, interviewing, and just reflecting on. It’s only now, however, that …

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Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Most Gives Artistic Insight from a Veteran in the English Edition of the Memoir “From Silence”

CLEVELAND, Ohio – If there’s one refrain in my career so far, it’s Franz Welser-Most. With his nearly 20 years at the top of the Cleveland Orchestra, the conductor easily ranks as the artist I’ve spent the most time reviewing, interviewing, and simply reflecting. It is only now, however, that …

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Not a string in sight as the Montclair Orchestra Percussion Ensemble performs at the Morris Museum

Jack Grassa From left to right, Montclair Orchestra Percussion Ensemble members Barry Centanni, Christine Chen, Taylor Goodson, Thomas Mulvaney, Erica Mariani and Eric Borghi perform at the Morris Museum. “You can’t play a sad song on the banjo,” said Steve Martin. “It always comes out so cheerful.” The same goes, …

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Bass Hall completes comeback with an array of country icons and FW favorites

Performing Arts Fort Worth, owner and non-profit operator of Bass Performance Hall, unveiled the lineup for the popular 2021-2022 BNSF entertainment series, starting with Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis Holiday Shindig December 1. With the return of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to the venue later this month and the …

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WE Fest reboot gives Minnesota country fans a good time of challenge

DETROIT LAKES – For a music festival fans often don’t remember from the night before, WE Fest’s comeback year involved a surprising amount of nostalgia. Headlining Thursday, members of the Florida Georgia Line recalled their first appearance in Northwestern Minnesota’s nationally renowned country music marathon. “We played and then we …

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Ensemble Nu Deco and Aaron Parks release vibrant live performance video and EP

Today, an innovative hybrid orchestra Nude Deco Set and acclaimed jazz pianist Aaron Parks share together an incredible collaboration that brings home the joy of live music. The EP Ensemble Nu Deco + Aaron Parks: Live from Miami is now available, with the video of their performance from May 2019 …

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NYC FREE Little Island Festival Features International Contemporary Ensemble and Tyshawn Sorey

On Thursday August 19, 2021 at 7:30 p.m., the pioneer International Contemporary Ensemble and composer and multi-instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey will be presented as part of NYC FREE, a unique new multidisciplinary festival in Small island. The Ensemble and Sorey will perform the composer’s 45-minute Autoschédiasmes. First presented at the Ojai …

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Music: A string ensemble and a Latin band bring their music to Center Park | Free time

MANCHESTER – Suite Sounds, an ensemble of string and flute musicians from the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, perform at Center Memorial Park in Manchester city center today at 4.30pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music which starts at 4:30 p.m. The performance is part of the MSOC …

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Arts & Extras: Roanoke Symphony Orchestra conductor David Stewart Wiley celebrates 25th season | Music

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra 2021-22 season August 28, 7 pm, Elmwood Park: “Symphony under the Stars” with the Southwest Virginia Ballet. To free. October 16-17, Jefferson Center, Shaftman Performance Hall: masterpieces, “Maestro Wiley & Friends: From Baroque to Billy Joel. Celebrating 25 Years of Wiley’s RSO Leadership. October 29, Salem Civic …

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Orion Ensemble returns to in-person performance and continues live streaming for 2021-2022 season

The Orion Ensemble returns to in-person performances, while continuing live streaming to reach even more chamber music fans, in its 29th season, with four concert programs at four venues. Guest violinist/violist Stephen Boe and guest violist Roger Chase join the widely acclaimed musical talent of Orion’s core members – clarinetist …

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WA Charity Orchestra’s music of the spheres at the concert hall explores themes of space

Gustav Holst’s Planets suite proved its enduring charm in WA Charity Orchestra’s Music of the Spheres at the Concert Hall on Saturday, bringing out the best of the ensemble amid a program rich in film scores. From the first frenzy in stentor strings and horns to the majestic central anthem …

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New Fort Smith Symphony Staff Bring New Ideas: Orchestral Music

Unearth music created by forgotten composers. Expose children to orchestral music. Improve the quality of life in the river valley. These are just a few of the reasons the Fort Smith Symphony is known. And the three-person staff of the symphony want to continue to expand this reach of the …

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