Conservatoire de Paris

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Name: Conservatoire de Paris
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The trumpet sings

  THE typical image of the trumpet is brash, loud and decidedly male. Yet it is not only Alison Balsom’s gender that means she has a good a chance as anyone at countering these stereotypes with her first solo tour. Ms Balsom is classical music royalty. ... [Published Prospero - The Economist - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ensemble gives cellists an intimate voice

Before Chu Yi-bing led his cello ensemble in a concert on a recent rainy night in Beijing to celebrate the emsemble's 10th anniversary, he presented a bowl of soup to each member of the audience first.The soup was made of red bean and dried tangerine ... [Published CHINAdaily USA - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fonteneau presents three different examples of music from 20th-century France

Last night in the Recital Hall of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music , the Faculty Artist Series concert was given by cellist Jean-Michel Fonteneau. He prepared a program that provided opportunities for present students and one alumnus to perform ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Philosopher Jacques Derrida Interviews Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman: Improvisation, Language & Racism (1997)

This most certainly ranks as one of my favorite things on the internet, and I dearly wish we had audio to share with you, though I doubt any exists. What we do have is an English translation from the French of an interview that originally took place in ... [Published Open Culture - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Internet show an inspiration for pianist

Concert tour includes Sunday performance at Salina's Christ Cathedral By GARY DEMUTHSalina JournalInternational pianist Steven Spooner's latest CD and concert tour were inspired by an Internet show that he created.Spooner, 44, who also is assistant professor ... [Published Salina Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich

Swiss audiences aren't known to stand, not, anyway, during ovations at orchestra concerts. Maybe that comes with the complacent territory. Lucky Switzerland ranks No. 1 on the where-to-be-born index.Or maybe — however exceptional the quality of life, ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, Artbeat column

Sept. 19 --When concert-goers listen to a Bach suite or a chaconne by Couperin, they're usually only getting half the show. An enormous amount of Baroque music -- perhaps most of it -- was written with the expectation that it would be danced to.The Anchorage ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Time Travelling Trombone

featuring Dale Sorensen will be presented at UPEI's Dr. Steel Recital Hall on Sunday, September 28 at 2:30 pm. Sorensen will be accompanied by Jacqueline Sorensen Young, piano; Frances McBurnie, piano; Richard Covey, piano; David Parker, horn; and Gregory ... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A saxophone ensemble’s tribute to Adolphe Sax

MANEESH BAKSHIYEAR 2014 is being celebrated as 200th birth anniversary of the inventor of one of the youngest and most popular musical instruments: the Saxophone. Adolphe Sax, who gave the world the wonderful instrument designed in the shape of a smoking ... [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Baronne Philippine de Rothschild: Actress and wine-producer who worked with Catherine Deneuve before making a success of the family empire

Though her first career was as an actress, Philippine de Rothschild took over the wine business developed by her father, Baron Philippe (born 1902) following his death in 1988, and made a huge success of it. Ebullient and sparkling, with a warm, gravelly ... [Published The Independent - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Lizzo: The flute-playing rapper who has a lot to say on Ferguson

There will be no arguing with the current batch of female rappers rising through the echelons of the music industry; Angel Haze, Iggy Azelea and Azealia Banks among them. Lizzo – real name Melissa Jefferson – is the latest name to join the ranks, as she ... [Published The Independent - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Apr 27 2014 - Updated Apr 27 2014 - 1 reports

The highs and lows of solitude

It is Friday evening. The stage is set. But it is hardly a stage. It is the vast first-floor auditorium of the Town Hall. Bare floorboards beneath. Naked fluorescent lamps burn above along the length of the set. Weights and counterweights are suspended ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 27 2014]

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...We had conversations with kids and presented music they had never listened to before, which was wonderful," says Li. "Chu always quotes from his French teacher, who said that if the music touches your heart, it will resonate after the sound stops. When we perform together, I can feel how the music still lingers on, even though the sound is gone."
"I want them to connect with the music the way they might not normally do," he said. "I want them to take the music with them, not let it wash off like radio music."
"It's so great to have him here," said Bringuier in his fluent, French-accented English. "Working with Esa-Pekka and Gustavo in Los Angeles has been the most important thing in my career."
The workshop will feature modern instruments, said festival director and flutist Laura Koenig . "That's just to be heard. For the concert, I'll switch to a Baroque flute." Harpsichord and gut violin strings will also help provide an "authentic" sound to go with the period dance

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The trumpet sings [Published Prospero - The Economist - Oct 16 2014]
Ensemble gives cellists an intimate voice [Published CHINAdaily USA - Oct 14 2014]
Fonteneau presents three different examples of ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 07 2014]
Philosopher Jacques Derrida Interviews Jazz Leg... [Published Open Culture - Sep 26 2014]
Internet show an inspiration for pianist [Published Salina Journal - Sep 25 2014]
L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 20 2014]
Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, Artbeat column [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 19 2014]
The Time Travelling Trombone [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
A saxophone ensemble’s tribute to Adolphe Sax [Published Qatar Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Baronne Philippine de Rothschild: Actress and w... [Published The Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Introducing Lizzo: The flute-playing rapper who... [Published The Independent - Aug 22 2014]
The highs and lows of solitude [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 27 2014]
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