Conservatoire de Paris

Type: Organization
Name: Conservatoire de Paris
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Discovering Philippe Jaroussky's haunting performance of a Reynaldo Hahn melody

(Photo: YouTube)Unearthing a new piece you fall in love with is like discovering a piece of your soul. You feel more alive and richer. Best of all, it become yours and no one can take it away from you.I live this music every day. So, it’s a wondrous delight ... [Published Colorado Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pianist Nada Loutfi to Perform With the Louisville Philharmonia

This Thursday, AprilDubbed “The Musicians’ Orchestra”, the Louisville Philharmonia held its inaugural concert in the spring of 2012 and has since grown into a superlative community ensemble that delivers highly professional performances. Led by Daniel ... [Published Louisville.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

GSU student wins international competition

When sophomore Eric Spencerand the Georgia Southern University Trombone Ensemble had yet another successful performance at last year’s International Trombone Festival, none of them knewwhere they would end up today.The International Trombone Festival ... [Published George-Anne Daily - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cheryl North: Piano duo Katia and Marielle Labeque bring an all-American concert program to Davies Hall

If a single pianist is capable of revving up high excitement on the concert stage, imagine how much of a thrill factor two grand pianos playing at once can generate. Bay Area music lovers are in for a great treat when two unique pianists stride onto the ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Girls-only course aims to tackle shortage of female conductors

A student takes part in the conducting class taught by Alice Farnham (background, left). Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris for the GuardianThe podium is merely inches above the classroom floor and the orchestra is made up of two pianos. But for Pip Scott, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Playing From the Heart

Michelle Peters on the Western classical music scene in ChinaIn recent years, there has been a revival in interest in classical music in China that is aiming to shake China's traditional emphasis on technical superiority and instead emphasize emotion ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Artist in Residence program attracts musicians from around the world

By Chris Fishcfish@hometownnewsol.comBREVARD -- A new program at Florida Institute of Technology is encouraging and introducing students to musicians and artists from around the world.Remi Durupt, a professor at the Conservatoire Regional in Rennes, France, ... [Published Hometown News - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Doomed structure once fostered budding musicians

Once, the leaky roof and uneven bricks that are now nothing but rubble surrounded a vibrant cultural center of the Warren community.It was more than a tattoo parlor and a union headquarters.It was a place where hundreds of students went to learn musi ... [Published Times Observer - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

Burnout in France: focus turned to workplace health after spate of suicides

France Telecom employees demonstrating in 2009, following a wave of employee suicides at the company. Photograph: Sebastien Lapeyrere/EPAMany imagine France as a country with never-ending vacations and long leisurely lunches. Yet while there is a grain ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 12 2014]
First reported Jan 24 2014 - Updated Jan 24 2014 - 1 reports

Women are held back in classical music, says Southbank Centre director

Jude Kelly: 'Women still tell me stories of how they find that orchestras can be hostile.' Photograph: David LeveneWomen are being held back in the classical music world by deliberate prejudice and refusal to introduce family-friendly work policies, according ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 24 2014]

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"I know great conductors with dreadful techniques, but they still make it happen because they're brilliant musicians with this amazing charisma. It's so hard to judge. You can't just say, well, the best person gets this conducting job. And it's hard when almost none of the role models are women."
...hilharmonic, an all-cello chamber ensemble, recalled that as early as eleven that his music, however technically sharp, was missing a deeper spirit. "I realized that although I could play the notes better than the German music students, they could tell the historical context and emotional narratives that formed the basis of these notes." Born into a musical family (both his parents were professors at the Central Conservatory of Music), Chu studied at the Paris Conservatory and went on...
"I always try to mix repertoire, composition and free improvisation in my recital," he said about the original piece. "After looking for the repertoire for percussion and wind ensemble, I said to myself, 'Why not play a piece I'd write for musicians in (the United States)?' (It was a) really interesting moment, meeting with (the other players.)"
"Three factors played a major role," he explains. "One, the media all of a sudden began to cover the suicides, whereas before they hadn't been, and, more importantly, they wouldn't let up. Two, it became part of the culture, with books and movies about it. And three, pressure from court cases pushed the MEDEF [the French employers' union] and the government to take the matter seriously."

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Discovering Philippe Jaroussky's haunting perfo... [Published Colorado Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
Pianist Nada Loutfi to Perform With the Louisvi... [Published Louisville.com - Apr 07 2014]
GSU student wins international competition [Published George-Anne Daily - Apr 01 2014]
Cheryl North: Piano duo Katia and Marielle Labe... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 29 2014]
Girls-only course aims to tackle shortage of fe... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 23 2014]
Playing From the Heart [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
Artist in Residence program attracts musicians ... [Published Hometown News - Mar 14 2014]
Doomed structure once fostered budding musicians [Published Times Observer - Mar 12 2014]
Burnout in France: focus turned to workplace he... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 12 2014]
Women are held back in classical music, says So... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 24 2014]
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