Monthly Archives: September 2022

World-Renowned Violinist Joins DHS Baroque Ensemble for Benefit Concert

The Davis High School Baroque Ensemble will host a benefit concert featuring world-renowned violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine. Not only is this concert an exhibition of musical excellence, but a fundraiser for the DHS Baroque Ensemble’s 2023 European Concert Tour. Alongside DHS and Holmes conductor Angelo Moreno, the Baroque Ensemble …

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New Cross-Ensemble Series in Duquesne Celebrates Pittsburgh

September 30, 2022 The spirit of Pittsburgha new series from the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University, will feature inter-ensemble performances by students and faculty designed expressly to celebrate the musical, cultural and historical traditions of …

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Country Updates – Eurovision 2023

November 08, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. CET Vidbir Jury: Tara Topolya, Jamala & Julia Sanina UA:PBC has completed its search for the Vidbir National Final Jury. This year, they decided to let the public vote on who should sit on the professional jury to select Ukraine’s Eurovision entry. The broadcaster …

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Where are the black musicians in the biggest orchestras in the country? : Misleading Cadence : NPR

The Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images The Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images In 2014, the League of American Orchestras, a service organization representing professional and amateur symphony orchestras across the United States, released a …

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Where are the black musicians in the biggest orchestras in the country? : NPR

The Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images The Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe/Getty Images In 2014, the League of American Orchestras, a service organization representing professional and amateur symphony orchestras across the United States, released a …

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The Art of Time Ensemble’s tribute to a troubadour

Revered by legions of songwriters, Leonard Cohen was a folk-pop troubadour whose masterfully written plaintive ballads explored the full gamut of life. When Cohen died in November 2016, Andrew Burashko, the Toronto pianist and artistic director of the boundary-blurring Art of Time Ensemble, knew exactly how to honor the legacy …

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The Telemann Baroque Ensemble will perform at the parish church of Bury

A baroque ensemble will show off their musical prowess at Bury Parish Church on Friday. The Telemann Baroque Ensemble will perform at the downtown church at 12:30 p.m. Ensemble director Peter Collier, a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and the University of London, will lead from the harpsichord. …

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Summerville Orchestra’s Music Chats with Wojciech back | New

SUMMERVILLE — The Summerville Orchestra’s Musical Conversations with Wojciech return September 28. Wojciech Milewski, entering his seventh season as director of the Summerville Orchestra, said his musical conversations have been around for almost as long as he has. Described as “infotainment” – a mix of information and entertainment – Music …

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Chatham Baroque presents Twelfth Night Ensemble in October

On October 29, 2022, Baroque Chatham will present the early music ensemble Twelfth Night for “Flash and Elegance”, an exploration of the scintillating Italian sonatas of Caldara, Vivaldi and Lanzetti, with particular emphasis on the violoncello da spalla. Over the past 31 years, Chatham Baroque has performed on stages around …

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Amadeus Chamber Ensemble – Coronation Mass and Mozart’s Regina Coeli – Knoxville Arts

Classical music lovers know all too well to take advantage of every opportunity to catch the gems of the repertoire when they perform in a bustling music scene. Last Sunday afternoon was one such opportunity as Mozart’s music was the focus of two different concerts by two different organizations. The …

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Letter: Thank you to everyone helping out at the Essex Ensemble concert

Please support local advertisers For the editor: On August 27, our community came together in support of First Parish Newbury Pantry at an Essex Ensemble benefit concert at the Maudslay Arts Center in Newburyport. We thank the Maudslay Arts Center for graciously donating their magnificent hall for our concert. The …

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A Full Slate of Large Ensemble Performances Are Coming to Campus | MSUToday

Fans of great musical ensembles have a lot to look forward to in early fall as the MSU College of Music rolls out the 2022-23 “Encore! Season” with a slate of performances from MSU Symphony of WindsSymphony Band, Symphony Orchestra, Concert and Campus Bands and Concert Orchestra – all performing …

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Review: Love and Southern D!scomfort at the Ensemble Theater

“Born with a silver spoon, but couldn’t feed myself.” Milla Dejoie barks these words at her mother, Wilhelmina Dejoie in a tense moment filled with the heightened desperation of unfulfilled love, abdicated responsibilities. Wilhelmina neglected Milla just as “grandmother” neglected her – repeating a cycle of contempt and abandonment that …

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Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Music Helps Through Turmoil

A The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra member said she believes ‘music and love are the things that will save this world’ as she encourages others to see that her home country is more than just a conflict. Violinist Yulia Rubanova is one of 75 Ukrainian musicians who came together amid the …

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Video: Class 10 student shoots teacher three times with domestically made gun in UP’s Sitapur

In a shocking incident that took place in Uttar Pradesh‘s Sitapur, a class 10 student, shot his teacher three times with a locally made pistol. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, the student can be seen shooting his teacher in Sitapur. According …

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A brass ensemble will perform at the church’s Cream Tea Concert

A BRASS ensemble will perform at St Andrew’s Church this weekend, in the church’s latest series of cream tea concerts. The Menine Quartet is a dynamic brass ensemble made up of some of London’s most promising young brass, who work regularly with the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia …

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Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra: Music Helps Through Turmoil

A The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra member said she believes ‘music and love are the things that will save this world’ as she encourages others to see that her home country is more than just a conflict. Violinist Yulia Rubanova is one of 75 Ukrainian musicians who came together amid the …

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A d&b sound system elevates the Berliner Ensemble for the return of Threepenny Opera

When the historic Threepenny Opera began preparing for its return to the stage where it made its debut, it was clear that the existing sound system in the theatre’s largest hall needed to be expanded. Thus, the Berliner Ensemble installed a d&b Soundscape and A-Series system (opens in a new …

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It’s Almost Time for Leonard Cohen’s Songs from the Art of Time Ensemble

JThe Art of Time set will celebrate a Canadian icon on their upcoming album Leonard Cohen Songs Livearriving next week. “The 13 tracks on this album were recorded live as part of a Leonard Cohen tribute in 2018,” says Andrew Burashko, The set of time art‘s founder and artistic director. …

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Acadia Brass Ensemble Launches Evening Music Series at St. Savior’s

BAR HARBOR — The second season of chamber music concerts begins on Saturday, September 24 at 4 p.m. at the Saint-Sauveur Episcopal Church, with a concert of Renaissance and Baroque music for brass and organ. The Acadia Brass Ensemble will be joined by organist Daniel Pyle in a program featuring …

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Bandleader Sheldon Bair and his community ensemble bring the music to Maryland | app

BALTIMORE — The vanity plaque on Sheldon Bair’s bright red Camaro gives pause. “MICE TRO,” reads the plate. It’s confusing, concedes Bair. “People think I’m either a conductor or an exterminator,” he said. The Music Wins: Bair conducts the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra. (The MAESTRO label was not available when his …

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Handel’s “Messiah” returns to the land of castles

By Liz Bryner COVID-19 has changed some things forever and brought others to a halt. Luckily for us, our rich musical tradition in Castle Country has only been on hiatus. After three years high point, the music community, led by USUE Choir Director Larry Martin, is excited …

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Josephine Davies (Ensō Ensemble… new composition ‘Ascension Suite’, Vortex 21 Oct, St Leonards 29 Oct) – London Jazz News

Saxophonist/composer Josephine Davies has a new orchestra, the Ensō Ensemble. They will perform the premiere of his new composition Ascension Suite on October 21 at the Vortex, then at St Leonards. Interview with Bruce Lindsay. Josephine Davies. Photo credit: Monika S. Jakubowska Josephine Davies is relatively late into jazz, switching …

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Country, bluegrass band will welcome fans to Bright Box | Winchester star

Frank Solivan grew up in a family of musicians. Her paternal grandmother played mandolin and fiddle, and she and her siblings toured vaudeville. Solivan’s mother played piano and guitar, and her father was the ninth of 10 children, many of whom played musical instruments. “I grew up surrounded by music,” …

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New Amateur String Ensemble Comes to the Valley – Comox Valley Record

The Comox Valley is hosting the launch of a new string orchestra this fall. The really exciting part? You don’t have to be a top musician to join. Led by Helena Jung, conductor of the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra, Hello Strings is a brand new amateur string ensemble aimed at offering …

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Black Midi, Black Country and New Road blow up Mohawk Austin’s sloping roof – The Daily Texan

Fresh off their eclectic and frenzied album Hellfire, London indie-rock band Black Midi commandeered two sold-out nights on the outdoor stage at Mohawk Austin. The venue was a brief pantheon of alternative rock, with critically acclaimed Black Country band New Road opening on both nights. It’s very rare for a …

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Country, bluegrass band will welcome fans to Bright Box | Every day

Frank Solivan grew up in a family of musicians. Her paternal grandmother played mandolin and fiddle, and she and her siblings toured vaudeville. Solivan’s mother played piano and guitar, and her father was the ninth of 10 children, many of whom played musical instruments. “I grew up surrounded by music,” …

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“Coronation Mass” and “Regina Coeli” by Mozart – Amadeus Chamber Ensemble – Arts Knoxville

Mozart: Coronation Mass & Regina CoeliOrchestra and choir of the Amadeus Chamber EnsembleCathedral Concert Series — Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus711 S. Northshore Drive in KnoxvilleSunday, September 25, 5:30 p.m.Admission is free, but online registration is required IIt’s fair to say that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had a “love-hate” …

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My soul, there is a country and who will separate us from the love of Christ? Hymns by Charles Parry and Sir James MacMillan

The Queen’s funeral takes place today and every element of the service has been carefully selected by the late monarch. Plans for her funeral included the order of service and music chosen to give a final goodbye to the Queen. 1 The choir will sing two hymns — My Soul …

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Andrei Kurkov: dispatches from a besieged country | Ukraine

March 6, 2022 I never thought that so many things could happen in a week, so many terrible things. On February 24, 2022, the first Russian missiles fell on Kyiv. At five o’clock in the morning, my wife and I were awakened by the sound of explosions. It was very …

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Country/gospel singer Josh Turner will perform at the Sharon

Country/gospel singer Josh Turner will perform songs from a new Christmas album in December at the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages. Tickets can be purchased at GetOffTheBusConcerts.com, TheSharon.com or (352) 753-3229. Turner’s most cherished childhood holiday memories are listening to Randy Travis’ “An Old Time Christmas,” …

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RPO Pops will present “Country Hits: Songs From Nashville”

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — On Friday and Saturday night, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will be heading country. This is only the second time the RPO will feature country music in its nearly 100-year history. The program, “Country Hits: Songs From Nashville,” put together by Principal Pops bandleader Jeff Tyzik, features …

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The songs chosen by orchestras and choirs across the country in tribute to the Queen

D dozens of orchestras and choirs across Britain performed special pieces in tribute to the Queen. It makes sense: Not only is it the best way for music institutions to communicate their grief, but music is a powerful balm and the Queen was a music lover herself. Indeed, Her Majesty …

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Yamma Ensemble brings music from the Jewish Diaspora to Athens

Over thousands of years of Jewish migration, communities have developed distinctive musical styles. The Yamma Together, Israel’s premier world music group performs ancient and modern Hebrew music from across the Jewish Diaspora. The band makes its Athens debut on September 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. …

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Miller Theater at Columbia University presents pianist Simone Dinnerstein with the Baroklyn Ensemble with Reginald Mobley and Peggy Pearson

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein will be presented by Columbia University’s Miller Theater (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) in concert on Thursday, October 20, 2022 as part of Miller Theater’s 2022-2023 Bach Series, organized by Dinnerstein. Praised for her distinctive musical voice and commitment to sharing classical music with everyone, Dinnerstein leads …

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Hungary’s ruling party reacts angrily in European Parliament, ruling country is not a ‘full democracy’

Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations denounced Russia as a ‘terrorist state’ during an emergency meeting of the United Nations General Assembly which took place just hours after Ukrainian cities were hit by a wave of deadly missile strikes. “Russia has proven once again that it is a terrorist state …

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Gracie Jean unveils her first alternative music album “Romance Is Bad”

Article views: 209 NSW, Australian-based musician Grace Jean unveils his first alt-country album, romance is badwhich, according to a recent press release, delves “deeply into a world of complex storytelling and a beautifully aware heart of the feelings and emotions experienced by the human race.” Gracie Jean comments on …

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What are the lyrics to “I promise you, my country” and who wrote the anthem?

September 16, 2022, 4:39 p.m. | Updated: September 21, 2022, 10:01 “I promise you, my country” is a popular choice in cathedral services. Pictured: Canterbury Cathedral Girls Choir. Photo: Aliyah You might recognize the British patriotic anthem ‘I Vow to Thee My Country’ at Remembrance services and various high-profile national …

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Ensemble cast announced for DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING?, featuring John Owen-Jones, Michael Ball and more!

The set of performers who will compose the chorus of the Australian premiere of the spectacular concert Do You Hear The People Sing? was announced. Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg will travel to Australia together this week for the first time in 25 years for this extraordinary event which celebrates …

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Country Artist John Rich Talks Nashville ‘Wokeism’ and the Music Industry

Country singer-songwriter John Rich talks about the “wokeism” he perceives in Nashville and the music business in general. In an interview with PRAGERU earlier this week, Rich derided the influx of creative parameters he says he and other artists have to endure to achieve their dreams. “The wave of awakening …

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David Bowie: The Life Story You May Not Know – RIVER COUNTRY

Michael Putland // Getty Images David Bowie: The Life Story You May Not Know David Bowie was one of the most intriguing musicians of our time, continually reinventing himself and influencing countless others along the way. Bowie’s theatrical brilliance, creativity, sexual ambiguity, and incredible music kept audiences engaged time and …

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AUREA ENSEMBLE PRESENTS a concert celebrating the ideals of democracy and equality

What happens when artists meet at the margins of their disciplines and push the boundaries back and forth? What happens is AUREA, a performance ensemble engaged in a joyful quest to investigate and reinvigorate the harmony of music and speech. Aurea set, one of New England’s most original and extraordinary …

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Deal brings solo country show to Mount Airy

February 20, 2022 The annual Tommy Jarrell Celebration – to commemorate the life and music of the influential local musician, is scheduled for February 24-24. 26 at the Historic Earle Theater in Mount Airy. The celebration includes concerts, a competition for young people, workshops and a film screening. The popular …

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Bowling For Soup’s Jaret Reddick Goes Country With Solo Album

Country music has always been in Jaret Ray Reddick’s blood. The Bowling For Soup frontman has portraits of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings tattooed on his bicep, so it’s no surprise his solo break came in the form of country and western. “It was something I’ve always wanted to do,” …

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Trapani Brass Ensemble at Villa Rundle Gardens

From theater to brass and percussion, Feel the Magic’s second performance of the 2022-23 season is a performance by Drepanon Brass of Trapani, Sicily on Saturday September 24 at 8pm at Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria, Gozo. Brass and Percussion Ensemble Studies is a specific discipline practiced within the Conservatorio Statale …

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Listen ! (Set offspring)

Claire Edwardes, artistic director of the usually hyper-articulate Ensemble Offspring, was a bit at a loss for words as she greeted the audience for Twirl and turnthe first concert of Listen !, a “micro-festival of new live music”. So many notes, so much complexity in this tight hour of breathtaking …

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From Colombia to Florida to Marietta: Country singer-songwriter Lala Nicole

Colombian-born country singer-songwriter Lala Nicole, who now lives in Marietta, yesterday performed a half-hour set at the Welcome to South Cobb festival at the Eddy at Riverview Landing, on a stage overlooking the river Chattahoochee. Like the lyrics to many country songs, Nicole’s lyrics revolve around relationships, and two of …

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The Chamber Ensemble and the Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra will perform at Great Malvern Priory

The English Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble and leader and soloist Zoe Beyers will perform at the Great Malven Priory at 1pm on Thursday 15th September. It is part of the company’s Journeys of Discovery 2022/23 – a ‘deep dive’ into some of Bach’s finest works for violin and chamber ensemble. …

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In The Shadows Of Grief, “For My Country” tells a deeply personal yet universally relevant story

‘For My Country’ director Rachid Hami attends the photocall in Venice alongside the film’s producers … [+] and sunk. The Venice Biennale / Giorgio Zucchiatti The Venice Film Festival celebrated the world premiere of For France (English title: For my country) by French filmmaker Rachid Hami. Touching and timely, this …

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GoldenSky Country Music Festival Comes to Sacramento October 15-16

Sacramento is becoming the center of big events, and one of the West Coast’s biggest country music festivals has announced its arrival in Sacramento! Tim McGraw and Sam Hunt will each headline the GoldenSky Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16 at Discovery Park in Sacramento! Other artists …

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Rachid Hami on the Venetian track ‘For My Country’

From the foreground of Rachid Hami’s deeply personal film For my country, we, the audience, find ourselves completely engrossed in the story. The shots of army cadets going through some sort of hazing, before it all turns to tragedy, are perfectly cinematic and unsettlingly human at the same time. After …

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RPO Pops Season Opener Goes Domestic Next Weekend

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) officially opens its 2022-23 Pops season next weekend with Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik leading Country Hits: Songs From Nashville on Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17. at 8:00 p.m. in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre. “I had wanted to create a county …

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Era Together Badge: Clouds of Joy Album Review

Since his days as Slim Twig, Max Turnbull has displayed a compositional freedom that divides the differences between wildly different roles – producer, songwriter, rocker, abstract instrumentalist, glitchy troubadour. Both laid-back and restless, Turnbull reminds us that music can keep us on our toes while relaxing our minds. His current …

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Country singer Phil Vassar returns to Tucson for U of A tailgate

Nashville native Stephanie Paris remembers her 7-year-old sitting in the cabin of the old Courtyard Cafe at home while country singer Phil Vassar performed. “I literally used to fall asleep in the cabin,” said the 41-year-old, who moved to Tucson four years ago with her husband, Derek van der Merwe, …

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The evolution of the days and mores of an African country seen by Irish volunteers

Leaves from the Cotton Tree, Celebrating Thirty Years of the Sierra Leone Ireland Partnership, with a foreword by Claire Buckley, Irish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, edited by Joseph Bockarie and seven others (SLIP, Kilt ale, Dunsany, Co. Meath, €15.00 + $5.00 p+p; email martindillon@slip.ie for payment details.) The title cotton …

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Country, Croce, chamber music and show tunes

Body of the review After a phenomenally well-received concert by Vince Gill on August 27 to open our 2022-2023 season, the Gogue Center is now entering its first full month of programming with a packed September lineup. On Wednesday September 14son of folk icon Jim Croce channels the spirit of …

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Louisville bandleader creates his own Woodford reserve offering

Louisville Orchestra conductor Teddy Abrams has partnered with Woodford Reserve to host a special bottling and concert during Bourbon Heritage Month. The event, a fundraiser for the Orchestra, includes dinner and specialty craft cocktails. A rather unique concert will follow, with each attendee getting a special tasting of Woodford Reserve …

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Berks Country Calendar for September 7

September 8: • The Historical Society of the Region of Hamburg presents Matthew Dodd with a program on the stories and songs of the American wanderer, 7 pm, LGI hall of the Hamburg high school. September 10: • Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Open House, Golden Gateway Facility, 60 Vera …

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Open previews nationwide — 4barsrest

Black Dyke, Brighouse, WFEL Fairey, Aldbourne, Carlton Main, Cory, Foden’s, Grimethorpe, The Co-op Group and Tredegar will all preview their UK Open preparations ahead of Symphony Hall Other British Open Championship contenders will be previewing their ‘The World Rejoicing’ preparations over the next few days – so make sure you …

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Country music duo Parker McCollum and Priscilla Block to perform at Kansas State Fair

HUTCHISON (KSNT) — Country music star Parker McCollum and special guest Priscilla Block are scheduled to perform at the Kansas State Fair on the Nex-Tech Grandstand. The show is scheduled for September 10 at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range from $30 to $70. Ticket …

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From rock to country to jazz, Wilco’s Nels Cline says, “I can play all this wonderful music” – InForum

FARGO — Nels Cline is best known for playing guitar in the rock band Wilco. The last 18 years in a band only scratches the surface of the guitarist’s reach and influence. Since his debut in 1981, he’s performed on over 160 recordings, alongside everyone from Yoko Ono to Ornette …

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Hiran Cooray, Hospitality News, ET HospitalityWorld

Hiran Cooray, Chairman of Jetwing Symphony PLC, The Lighthouse Hotel PLC, sees the encouraging signs of tourists returning to the island. The hospitality and tourism industry in Sri Lanka is slowly coming back and with it providing very important foreign exchange to the country to pay at least some of …

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Rachid Hami • Director of For my country

05/09/2022 – VENICE 2022: The director highlights his second feature film, a fiction film inspired by the accidental death of his own brother during officer training in the French army For my country [+see also: film reviewtrailerinterview: Rachid Hamifilm profile]the second feature film by the French director Rachid Hamiwas featured in the …

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The concert for Hospiscare opens the new season of Isca Ensemble

The popular Isca Ensemble under its regular MD Roger Hendy kicks off its new concert season at Sidmouth Parish Church on Saturday 24th September when it presents a special chamber orchestra concert in aid of Hospiscare. The soloists on this occasion are Joel Munday – violin and Joe Sharp – …

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The Hospitalcare concert opens the new season of Isca Ensemble

Published: 01:27 PM September 5, 2022 The popular Isca Ensemble under their regular doctor Roger Hendy begin their new concert season at Sidmouth Parish Church on Saturday 24th September when they perform a special chamber orchestra concert in aid of Hospiscare. The soloists on this occasion are Joel Munday – …

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Elemental Music announces ensemble placements for 2022/23 season

Students in Santa Monica and surrounding communities are invited to participate in Elemental Music’s 2022/23 season. Ensemble placements and auditions will take place on Saturday September 10 and Saturday September 17. This season, Westside families can choose from the following offers: ● String ensembles, brass bands and choirs (3rd to …

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Elemental Music Announces Ensemble Placements for 2022/23 Season – Santa Monica Daily Press

Students in Santa Monica and surrounding communities are invited to participate in Elemental Music’s 2022/23 season. Ensemble placements and auditions will take place on Saturday September 10 and Saturday September 17. This season, Westside families can choose from the following offers: ● String ensembles, brass bands and choirs (3rd to …

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Strings Amore ensemble performing baroque music in Rotorua

Strings Amore performs in Rotorua on September 13th. Photo / Provided The community is invited to attend a program with the baroque ensemble Strings Amore, which will perform in Rotorua on September 13th. The Rotorua Music Federation is delighted to present Strings Amore in partnership with Chamber Music New Zealand. …

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Firelands Symphony Orchestra conductor Carl Topilow signs three-year contract – Morning Journal

Conductor Carl Topilow has signed a three-year contract with the Sandusky-based Firelands Symphony Orchestra that will run through the 2024-25 season, according to a press release. During Topilow’s tenure as the orchestra’s musical director and conductor, he saw a dramatic increase in the quality, prominent guest artists and subscriber numbers …

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Harbor Country Opera presents songs for tenor, violin and piano

THREE OAKS – Robert Swan & Harbor Country Opera present “Serenata: An Evening of Song for Tenor, Violin & Piano” at 7 p.m. September 7 at The Acorn, 107 Generations Drive. The concert features tenor Emanuel-Cristian Caraman, violinist Jameson Cooper and pianist Mariah Boucher performing works by R. Strauss, Kalman, …

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Splash Into Country will bring big names to McHenry’s Petersen Park – Shaw Local

The second RISE Up Foundation Music Festival brings big names in country music to McHenry, with funds raised from the event going towards the Miller Point expansion and the city’s Riverwalk project, organizers said. If tickets for both nights sell out, the concert could raise more than $300,000 for city …

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Dutch conductor appointed music director of Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor Jaap van Zweden (Courtesy of Bert Hulselmans) Conductor Jaap van Zweden (Courtesy of Brad Trent) The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden as its new music director. The orchestra announced on Sunday that the Dutch conductor, 61, would begin his five-year term in January 2024. …

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‘For my country’: review of Venice | Comments

Dir: Rachid Hami. France/Taipei. 2022. 113 min. There’s an intensely autobiographical backdrop to Rachid Hami’s serious drama about heartbreak, family and honour, which sees him return to the Venice Film Festival in the Orizzonti side section after his previous film, Orchestra classscreened out of competition in 2017. The actor-turned-screenwriter/director’s own …

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A real-life fairy tale written by famous children’s book author Emberli Pridham among the 5 recommended biographies of the global icon

Written for elementary school students, Princess Diana: A Real-Life Fairy Tale Now available as a hardcover illustrated book DALLAS, TX/ACCESSWIRE/September 2, 2022/ Princess Diana: A Real-Life Fairy Talean illustrated biography of the global icon written for primary school students by acclaimed children’s author Emberli Pridham, has been named by Town …

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Review: For my country – Cineuropa

02/09/2022 – VENICE 2022: Rachid Hami signs a book that is both expansive and sensitive on the place of each and the recognition of others in a family microcosm and in the macrocosm of France Shaïn Boumedine and Karim Leklou in For my country “What happened? – They said it …

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Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: A Day in the Life.

It’s also an exciting introduction for children to the Sydney Opera House. As one of Australia’s monumental icons, it’s a building that belongs to all of us – and opens up a new world of wonder, culture and memory-making for growing minds. As Benjamin said Mama Miahimself keeps such good …

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The Offspring Ensemble invites you to Listen Up!

New music pioneers Ensemble Offspring invites audiences to celebrate the return of live Australian music with their micro-festival Listen Up!, taking place at the newly renovated Cell Block Theater of the National School of Art on 9/11. Jason Noble and Claire Edwardes. Photo provided The two-concert series offers a program …

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Hustle in the high country

Samantha Sander Jamgrass is often associated with the state of Colorado, which has spawned many acclaimed bands of the genre, including Leftover Salmon, the String Cheese Incident, and Yonder Mountain String Band. Over time, the tradition of pushing the boundaries of bluegrass continues with young players happily joining the party …

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They Transformed Austin and Country Music, and Now ‘They Called Us Outlaws’ Is a Movie

In 1976 RCA Records released a compilation album featuring a new wave of country stars – Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter and Tompall Glaser. Title Sought! The Outlawsit earned its place in music history by becoming the first country album to be certified Platinum, reaching sales of 1 million. …

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