Leopold Stokowski

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Name: Leopold Stokowski
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Benefit concert to support homeless shelter ...

A concert to benefit The Immanuel Shelter will be presented at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach. The concert is titled I Wish You Love and comprises songs from the musical theater ... [Published Cape Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The New York Philharmonic returns to Vail for its 12th residency

OK, we’ll admit it.When the New York Philharmonic comes to town to cap the Bravo! Vail festival each summer, many come because it is THE New York Philharmonic. It’s as much of a social event as a concert — to see and be seen. We’re fine with that because ... [Published Vail Daily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lorin Maazel, Legendary Jewish Conductor, Dies at 84

Lorin Maazel, internationally renowned conductor who led the New York Philharmonic, died on Sunday at his home in Virginia after suffering complications from pneumonia. He was 84.Born in France in 1930 to Jewish American parents, Maazel was raised in ... [Published Jewish Week - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Classical Classroom, Episode 54: Clap Your Hands Say "Shhh!"

By: Dacia Clay , July 14th, 2014 05:00 PMYou're at a classical music concert. The music stops and the crowd goes wild! Wait. No. Only YOU are going wild. And everyone is staring at you. You sink down low in your seat and hide...Don't let this happen to ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

My Maestro

In a post below, I happened to mention George Szell , the great conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra. His successor in Cleveland, Lorin Maazel , died today.He was one of the greatest musicians in the world (no less). I thought he’d go on and on, conducting. ... [Published National Review - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The 10 Most Underrated Disney Animated Films

Last week I shared my list of the ten most overrated Disney animated features . While it’s true that many Disney cartoons get more attention than they deserve, just as many don’t get the acclaim that they should. Here’s my list of the top ten underrated ... [Published Pajamas Media - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Too few conductors understand their double bass section

During my 40 years of soloing with orchestras around the world, I have never ceased to be amazed by the lack of knowledge and respect demonstrated by some conductors towards the double bass, and by some of their demands of the double bass section. On ... [Published The Strad - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mother of designer jeans Gloria Vanderbilt now concentrates on her artwork

zoomThe gallery fell silent when Gloria Vanderbilt materialized for a show of her most recent artwork. Her outfit was a knockout: a 1970 silver lame kimono by Halston, metallic platform heels and her signature bobbed hair, now a lighter auburn. But it ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

The full story behind Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue

George Gershwin , his brother Ira and lyricist Buddy DeSylva were having a game in the Ambassador Billiard Parlor at 52nd Street on Broadway, when an item in the amusement section of the New York Tribune caught Ira’s attention. It was about a concert ... [Published Classic FM - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Making Bach The Hottest App

John Carlin, creator of the Red Hot and Blue series of music compilations has just released the free Red Hot + Bach as an app . I wanted to know why.What is your “mission” with the Red Hot + Bach App?I’m frustrated that people still consume and record ... [Published Print - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Davis: The face of the bass

There are a handful of moments on saxophonist Eric Dolphy's seminal free jazz album Out to Lunch where the bassist lays down a series of upward-inflected glissandi, as if a question is being asked. He then answers with a descending line. Eventually the ... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Houston Symphony Performs Mahler On Classical 91.7

By: Amy Bishop , June 20th, 2014 01:00 PMPerhaps it was the topaz sky. Or the pristine waters of the Wörthersee . Or the overall Alpine beauty that surrounds the Austrian hamlet known as Maiernigg . Whatever it was, it served as the backdrop for the composition ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 20 2014]

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Benefit concert to support homeless shelter ... [Published Cape Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
The New York Philharmonic returns to Vail for i... [Published Vail Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Classical Classroom, Episode 54: Clap Your Hand... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 15 2014]
Lorin Maazel: Child prodigy who became a prolif... [Published The Independent - Jul 15 2014]
Lorin Maazel, Legendary Jewish Conductor, Dies ... [Published Jewish Week - Jul 14 2014]
My Maestro [Published National Review - Jul 14 2014]
The 10 Most Underrated Disney Animated Films [Published Pajamas Media - Jul 06 2014]
Too few conductors understand their double bass... [Published The Strad - Jun 27 2014]
Mother of designer jeans Gloria Vanderbilt now ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 25 2014]
The full story behind Gershwin's iconic Rhapsod... [Published Classic FM - Jun 24 2014]
Making Bach The Hottest App [Published Print - Jun 24 2014]
Richard Davis: The face of the bass [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Jun 21 2014]
Houston Symphony Performs Mahler On Classical 91.7 [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 20 2014]
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission A... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 04 2014]
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