Latest News for: Beethoven classics


102-year-old beats colon cancer, survives triple surgery, goes to vote and inspires doctors

Indian Express 07 Jun 2023
Anybody making it past a century is more than a testimony to good living and health; he is an exception ... He doesn\u2019t realise that he is the headline himself ... He loves listening to classical music, both vocal and instrumental, both Carnatic and Hindustani and Western Classical music of Beethoven and Mozart,\u201d adds Aruna.

Rick Steves takes audience on musical journey with Boston Pops shows

Boston Herald 04 Jun 2023
His collaboration with Pops will focus on European classical music from the Romantic era, the age of Verdi, Wagner and Beethoven ... Steves will play MC for the night, while the Pops will perform classics and more obscure pieces alongside stunning videos of Europe from Steves’ TV shows.

Overwhelmed in London, I moved to Berlin to save my sanity – and savour a new life

The Observer 04 Jun 2023
I’ve lived in Berlin for nine months now and I have stopped thinking of myself as “learning German”. Instead I hunt daily for German I still don’t know ... If I happen to emerge from this process a Germanophone, well and good ... All the same, I’m easily amused ... There are posters for classical music all over the city. Beethoven, here, is for everyone ... .

Apple Music Classical launches on Android before getting a real iPad or Mac version

TechRadar 31 May 2023
Apple Music Classical is a distinct app from Apple Music, focusing exclusively on (you guessed it) classical music, instead of the broader offering found in the primary Apple Music app ... However, what matters now is that Apple Music Classical is available on Android – meaning you can start creating those Beethoven and Debussy playlists today.

Vienna Symphony Orchestra returns to China

Beijing News 31 May 2023
During the concerts, the orchestra presented the Beijing audience with classical pieces by famous musicians, including Beethoven, Mozart, and Brahms ... representatives of classical music.

Stravinsky-themed dance, State Parks Day, and Alexander Korsantia: 15 things to do this week

The Oregonian 31 May 2023
In addition to regular Rose Fest events, we’ve got a list of theater, live music (classical and blues), family events, several dance shows, and an art show to fill your entertainment calendar this week ... The program harkens to classical Vienna with works by Stravinsky, Hyden, Schubert, and Beethoven.

Think outside the box with Micaela Taylor and TL Collective’s short film ‘MisFit’

The Los Angeles Times 24 May 2023
Music has been blasting nonstop in my car since Friday. I’m Steven Vargas, your L.A ... 1. 'MisFit' screening at L.A ... this weekend ... 2. Dudamel leads Beethoven and Smith Gustavo Dudamel returns to the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A. this weekend with a Beethoven classic and two world premieres ... The program concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 ... 3 ... .

Parades, fairs & festivals: What's on tap in May and June in the Winona area

Winona Daily News 22 May 2023
June is a great month for lovers of theater and classical music, with the Great River Shakespeare Festival and Minnesota Beethoven festivals beginning June 20 and 25, respectively, and continuing into July ... Minnesota Beethoven Festival, multiple locations, Winona, Minn.

Music, theater and more

Winona Daily News 22 May 2023
AVERY WEHRS ... June is a great month for lovers of theater and classical music, with the Great River Shakespeare Festival and Minnesota Beethoven festivals beginning June 20 and 25, respectively, and continuing into July ... June 18 ... People are also reading…. High school softball ... MAY 28 ... Minnesota Beethoven Festival,multiple locations, Winona, Minn ... .

Embracing Everything: The Music of Gustav Mahler

The Epoch Times 20 May 2023
Beethoven’s symphonies broke the classical mold—or rather, extended it with sudden shifts of mood and tempo expressing powerful, personal emotions.

'Vikramaditya Motwane is the only one who allowed me the space to experiment': Alokananda Dasgupta

Indian Express 20 May 2023
\u2018Overture\u2019 is the dramatic opening in Western classical music, and Motwane asked Dasgupta to watch the introductory credits of classics such as Shree 420 (1955), Aar-Paar (1954), and Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), to give her a peek into the style of sound that he was looking for.

After 56 years, church music director plays final note

Gloucester Times 20 May 2023
That’s from me sitting there for more than 50 years,” he said ... Littlefield said the biggest changes in his job over the years have been the decline in attendance at all churches, and the tendency to “dumb down” the music, by which he means the desire for popular music over classical. “They used to want Bach, Beethoven and Brahms,” he said ... .

One man band: Smithfield musician creates instrument workshop after suffering a stroke

HJ News 20 May 2023
Kenneth Webb rolled down the hand-made wooden ramp on his porch into a room that used to be his garage ... “This is where the magic happens,” he said ... Some of them are even from the 1700s ... He also sings and composes ... “I love woodworking,” Webb said ... Growing up in Europe, Webb said he was always surrounded by the classical sounds of Mozart and Beethoven.

When Keir Starmer defended Stonehenge protesters

The Observer 18 May 2023
Like Louise Christian (Letters, 15 May), I instructed barrister Keir Starmer (as he was) in an appeal about the right to protest, but we were successful ... Middlesex University ... Meurig Bowen’s plan to promote classical music is a good one (Turbocharge philanthropy, conga to Beethoven, ditch the ukuleles. 10 ways to save classical music, 16 May) ... .

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