Music director

Composer Johanna Telander talks about KALEVALA THE MUSIC

Johanna Telander is a Finnish-American designer/artist based in New York. As a teenager, she collaborated with major Finnish labels, signing a recording contract with Universal Music. She holds a BA in Music and Jazz from Capital University, Columbus, OH, and a Diploma in Musical Theater Performance from AMDA in New …

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I am a visually oriented music composer: Devi Sri Prasad

If a film has good visuals, the music automatically falls into place, says composer Devi Sri Prasad, better known by his initials DSP. It’s only fitting that Prasad, who rose to national fame with last year’s mega hit ”Pushpa: The Rise”, came to compose the music for the Hindi sequel …

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JaM Cellars Celebrates the Holidays with Renewed Nonprofit Partnership and One-Year Wine and Grocery Giveaway

Maker of Butter Chardonnay shines the spotlight on music this season with partners Sweet Relief Musicians Fund and iHeartRadio Napa, Calif. (November 16, 2022) – Jam Cellars, the maker of best-selling wines including Butter Chardonnay, announces two holiday activations designed to celebrate the season and the brand’s deep connection to …

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The Story of a Spy Web Series Review

Release date : November 11, 2022 123telugu.com Rating: 3/5 With : Prakash Raj, Zain Khan Durrani, Adil Hussain, Harsh Chhaya, Barkha Bisht, Dilip Shankar, Atul Kumar Director: Shivam Nair, Jayprad Desai Producers: Vaibhav Modi, Tabassum Modi Music Director: Abhishek Nailwal Cinematography: Dimo Popov Publisher: Kunal Walve Related links: Trailer The …

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Randy Rainbow, Inner Harbor Ice Rink, more.

Randy Rainbow, best known for his online comedy videos, will perform in Baltimore on Friday. Photo courtesy of Randy Rainbow/Instagram. Beers, books, basement bar tours and more are on the agenda this weekend. Plus, skate at the Inner Harbor Ice Rink when it opens for the season, catch a Thanksgiving-related …

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The Boston Ballet Takes On Forsythe’s Challenge

The title of Boston Ballet’s second program this season, “As Anticipated,” reminds us that the company had planned to stage William Forsythe’s “Artifact Suite” as part of its May 2020 “Off the Charts” program, as well than presenting a Forsythe “Triple Bill” in November 2020. Both events were canceled by …

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Arts Center Theater presents Svetlana Jazz

Arts Center Theater at Marco Town Center presents live music on stage with artist Svetlana at 7:30 p.m., November 8. The New York-based artist is a singer, songwriter, bandleader, educator, and music school in Manhattan. Holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from Columbia. Svetlana’s sound combines her strong voice, charismatic performance …

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Salina Symphony organizes a non-classical club night with electronic music

A unique opportunity for Salina residents to experience the intersection of classical and electronic music is coming, as the Salina Symphony is hosting a club night downtown next week. The unconventional club night begins with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4 at The Warehouse, 500 N. Fifth …

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Winter Music and Met in HD are coming to Wheeler

Pianist Joyce Yang Courtesy picture The Aspen Music Festival and School announces its winter lineup of classical music and Live in HD productions. Live in HD In conjunction with the Wheeler Opera House, it offers a curated series of Live in HD productions from the Metropolitan to the historic Aspen …

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Utah Arts Review » Blog Archive » Guest artists create a storm in an all-Russian program with Utah Symphony

David Danzmayr conducted the Utah Symphony Orchestra in music by Mussorgsky, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky Friday night at Abravanel Hall. With a superb all-Russian concert, the Utah Symphony Orchestra welcomed the first guest conductor of its 2022-2023 season. Austrian-born conductor David Danzmayr, currently in his second season as music director of …

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Music director of Spoleto Festival dies at 56

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The director of chamber music at the Spoleto Festival died Wednesday at his home in California, officials confirmed. Geoff Nuttall, 56, has died, according to festival spokeswoman Jenny Ouellette. He was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. Nuttall has hosted the festival’s chamber music concerts in the …

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Chicago Classical Review » » Apollo’s Fire sparks with exuberant version of Monteverdi’s “Vespers”

By Lawrence A. Johnson Jeannette Sorrell directed Apollo’s Fire in Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 Sunday afternoon at Alice Millar Chapel in Evanston. Photo: S. Keenan It’s been a really good fall in Chicago for baroque and before music. Last month, Music of the Baroque opened its season with an excellent …

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David Sanborn and Spyro Gyra to headline JAZZ FEST POMPANO BEACH in January

Pompano Beach Arts has announced the full lineup for the highly anticipated second annual Pompano Beach Jazz Fest taking place Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, 2023. Headlining Friday night’s concert on the Great Lawn by the beach is 13-time Grammy-nominated jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra. On Saturday afternoons …

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Mid-Texas Symphony takes the stage this weekend

The Middle Texas Symphonyone of the regional symphonies, will go on stage this weekend. music director Akiko Fujimoto describes them thus: “The Mid-Texas Symphony is a professional orchestra based in Seguin and New Braunfels, Texas,” Fujimoto said. “And we give six concerts a year in the two cities: three in …

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The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will launch a new season with guest artists – Shaw Local

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will open its 73rd season with a program featuring the music of Antonin Dvořák, Wynton Marsalis and Sir Edward Elgar at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 8 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 9 at the Hemmens Center cultural, 45 Symphony Way, in downtown Elgin. Guest …

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Details of Thaman’s “Ala Amerikapurramuloo” music concert here

Thaman S is currently Tollywood’s most sought-after musical director. He has been in top gear at Tollywood in the recent past and his form continues unchecked. You can choose any hit movie and the common name you see in the movie credits is Music Director Thaman. The music wizard delivered …

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A teenager from Charlevoix will perform on Saturday with the Orchester de chambre des Grands Lacs

PETOSKEY — When Karlie Thomas, 15, of Charlevoix, was in fourth grade, she decided she wanted to spend her life doing something with music. In fifth grade, she learned the flute but always knew she wanted to play the saxophone. It wasn’t until sixth grade that she was able to …

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The KSO starts the 2022/23 season with the Festival du Nouveau Monde

The Kamloops Symphony Orchestra begins its 2022/23 season with the New World Festival, an exciting multi-day festival showcasing the works of Czech composer Antonin Dvořák with modern touches, as well as several free pop-up events across the city. The first concert of the festival is Dvorak & Jam, which will …

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Elon launches the university’s first choral club show

When sophomore Jordan Kelberg arrived at Elon University last year and met fellow sophomore Holland Cogan, they noticed a lack of performance bands that fit their niches. “We saw an opportunity to create something because Elon has acapella groups, Elon has a choir, but they really had nothing in between,” …

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GBS begins selection process for new conductor

Bridgeport, Connecticut – After a spectacular first season concert on September 10, the Greater Bridgeport Symphony (GBS) begins the process of auditioning a successor to replace the beloved musical director Eric Jacobsonwho will leave his role with GBS at the end of its ninth season, the April 8, 2023. By …

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Paul Bhasin set to lead first season as music director of DeKalb Symphony

“I had heard about the orchestra and its rich history as soon as I arrived in Atlanta about seven or eight years ago,” says Bhasin. “It’s not just about the programming and community outreach that they have successfully engaged in over the years. They also have a record of collaborating …

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Arts scene: Tulsa Symphony opens the season with a gala | Arts & Theater

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra will open its 2022-23 season in style with a gala pre-concert on Saturday, September 24, featuring acclaimed pianist Natasha Paremski and guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger. The concert, which begins at 8 p.m. at Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St., will feature Paremsky as the soloist in …

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Our new show powered by new music begs the question, “What is it all about?”

Get ready to discover new songs created by artists both familiar and unknown, genres both worn and dusty, sonic observations made simply in the name of exploration. On my new weekly program, What is all this? Adventures in New MusicI will bring nearly 20 years of experience exploring new music …

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Nunda Church Thanks Choir Director for 50 Years of Beautiful Music | Local News

NUNDA – Members of Trinity Church in Nunda on Sunday thanked Jack Morgan for his 50 years of service as a choir director at the church. “He’s awesome,” church member Nancy Mallaber said. During Sunday service at the church, the congregation surprised him with flowers and a standing ovation from …

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UST’s Chapel Arts Series opens its second year

Jacob Benda, the director of the Chapel Arts Series at St. Thomas University, stands in front of St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel in St. Paul, where performances of the series take place.DAVE HRBACEK | THE CATHOLIC SPIRIT This fall, the University of St. Thomas will launch its second season of the …

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Viva – India’s first girl group who sang feminist anthems in the early 2000s

New Delhi: In early 2002Channel [V] India conducted a forty-five-day search across the country to find suitors who would fit the profile of an all-girl Indian pop group. The hunt ended on April 11, 2002. The music channel had found its “chosen 5” in Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, Mahua Kamat, …

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NCCO creates a “chamber cabaret” around the cataclysm of the 20th century

Horst Maria Merz and Daniel Hope in “Berlin 1938” at the Verbier Festival 2019 | Credit: Lucien Grandjean At the age of one, the fateful events of 1938 determined my future and the life – and death – of millions of people. For violinist Daniel Hopeeven from afar from his …

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Leonard Slatkin mourns his cellist brother, Fred – SlippediscSlippedisc

Norman Lebrecht September 03, 2022 Cellist Fred Zlotkin, principal of the New York City Ballet orchestra for half a century and a regular at the New York Philharmonic, has died suddenly at age 75. He was supposed to have a catch-up meeting with Leonard this weekend. Our condolences to the …

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The new season of the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts kicks off on Thursday | Local News

The Eykamp String Quartet will open the 2022-23 season at the Glema Mahr on Thursday September 15 at 7 p.m. The members of this dynamic group are principal string players of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and artists-in-residence at the University of Evansville. Founded in 2002 by the Eykamp family, this …

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The Musical Carole King; Full cast announced

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the cast for the regional premiere of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (September 15-October 30, 2022) with direction by David Ruttura (Chick Flick: The Musical, Hot Mess in Manhattan) and choreography by Joyce Chittick (associate choreographer for Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Grease), recreating the …

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Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra appoints Esa-Pekka Salonen as Composer-in-Residence

The Finnish conductor and composer will take on the role for the 2022/23 season. As the current musical director of the San Francisco Symphony OrchestraEsa-Pekka Salonen is the laureate conductor of London Philharmonia Orchestraafter serving as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor from 2008 to 2021. He was also Music Director …

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Two new musical theater faculties at Catawba College – Salisbury Post

Two New Musical Theater Faculties at Catawba College Published at 00:00 on Sunday, August 28, 2022 Catawba Press Office SALISBURY — Catawba College’s Musical Theater BFA program is adding two professors to the roster. Theater Arts Department Chair Erin Dougherty made the official announcement during Welcome Week for Freshmen. Catawba …

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Bring Out Your Dead: ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ to Open Twin City Players’ 90th Mainstage Season

A local theater may be entering its 90s, but it is “not dead yet”. Twin City Players has announced that the first production of its 90th main season will be the Tony Award-winning “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which will run September 9-25 at the TCP Playhouse, 600 W. Glenlord Road, St. …

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Names Anne-Marie Spataru Board Chair, Appoints New Board Member Amy Rabwin

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation’s premier orchestras renowned for its extensive repertoire and adventurous commissioning initiatives, has named Anne-Marie Spataru chair of the board, LACO executive director announced. , Benjamin Cadwallader. The West Los Angeles resident succeeds Leslie Lassiter, who assumes the role of vice …

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Naga Shaurya, Pawan Basamsetti, Sudhakar Cherukuri’s Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Cinemas LLP Production Launch No. 6

???????????????????????????????????????? Tasteful producers Sudhakar Cherukuri who have funded some interesting projects on their Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Cinemas LLP are coming up with their number 6 production with Handsome Hero Naga Shaurya. Newcomer Pawan Basamsetti makes his directorial debut with this film. The film was launched this morning at the production …

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Sally Struthers, AJ Holmes and others to direct La Mirada’s YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

The Mirada Theater For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce the full cast of the monstrously hilarious first show of their 2022-2023 season, the Southern California premiere of the newly revised London version of the book YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN by Mel Brooks. by Mel Brooks and …

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Discover the 1st finalist for the musical director of the ORCMA during an upcoming concert

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association, in partnership with the First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge, will present its first music director finalist, Régulo Stabilito, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, in its “Six Degrees to Nadia Boulanger” concert. with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Special …

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Some Creators Like It Hot Speak During The Guggenheim’s Works & Progress Series

Industry News Some like it hot The creators speak at the Guggenheim’s Works & Progress series The new musical, based on the 1959 film and featuring a book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin and a score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, will premiere on Broadway this season. The …

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The London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle on tour in Australia

The London Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will return to Australia in April and May 2023 under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle in what will be his final season as Music Director of the LSO. The orchestra will give two concerts – featuring works by John Adams, Ravel, …

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The Olympic Music Festival begins its season today

PORT CITY — The Olympic Music Festival begins its 2022 summer season in Port Townsend today. The 39th summer season of the festival features in-person performances at the Wheeler Theater in Fort Worden, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. from today until September 11. The GardenMusic genre will also perform …

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Simon Cobcroft appointed artistic director of the Coriole Music Festival

Cellist Simon Cobcroft has been named artistic director of the popular Coriole Music Festival, beginning his three-year tenure in 2023. He succeeds pianist Anna Goldsworthy, who has held the position since 2019. Anna Goldsworthy and Simon Cobcroft. Photo © Jamois “I am delighted to be the next Artistic Director of …

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The Musical ‘Spelling Bee’ Opens at the Media Theater This Weekend – Delco Times

MEDIA — “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is at the Media Theater August 11-21. An eclectic group of six pubescents compete for the spelling championship of their lives. While candidly divulging hilarious and touching stories from their lives at home, the tweens weave their way through a series …

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Full ORCMA Season Returns; excitement, variety

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association – home of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Music Series – will present its 2022-2023 season in partnership with First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge. “It’s an extraordinary season that features our four imaginative music director finalists, four outstanding special …

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SummerFest’s “Weekend in Paris” Concerts Bring French Salon Music Traditions to La Jolla

For many people, talking about Paris takes on a cinematic dimension – the sights, the food, the art, the music. Inon Barnatan, the 36-year-old SummerFest Music Director of the La Jolla Music Society, is no exception. His grandfather lived in the “City of Light” and Barnatan, born in Israel, often …

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Single tickets for the Toledo Symphony, Ballet & Jazz Orchestra go on sale August 1 – BG Independent News

From TOLEDO ALLIANCE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Tickets for the 2022/2023 performance season (September 10 to June 3) for the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO), Toledo Ballet and Toledo Jazz Orchestra (TJO) will be available for purchase from Monday August 1st. Subscription packages can still be purchased by calling the Toledo …

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UAE resident Basheer Silsila’s love of culture matches his love for the country

A scene from the Malayalam film Moorcha (Sharpness). Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Basheer Silsila is an all-rounder, in more ways than one. Dubai-based Keralite has not only been active in music, theater, film, art and cultural activities, but has also accomplished a quarter century of living in the UAE. Besides …

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Our Best of Friday: Alan Jackson, “Flamenco in the Garden,” Gary Clark Jr. and “Confetti”

Brandi Carlile Fresh from her historic gig last weekend at the Newport Folk Festival, where her “friends” included Joni Mitchell delivering her first full performance in two decades, the star in her own right returns to the Twin Cities without famous friends. We were the first market to adopt Carlile, …

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“There was a bigger plan for me”

ZANESVILLE — She knew what she wanted at a young age, and the passion is still there to this day. “I started dancing when I was 3,” recalls LeAnne Bader-Mock, “because my neighbor was studying and I wanted to be like her. My first costume was a black leotard with …

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‘A Quick 5’ with P Wade Thompson, director of ‘Children of Eden’ at the Summerstock Theater

P Wade Thompson, current Summerstock production manager, ‘Children of Eden’. Photo by Barb Darden. This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the St. Mary’s County Summerstock Theater Program. With financial assistance from St. Mary’s Art Council and generous donors, the company has provided musical theater opportunities for under-21s every summer …

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First Look at PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at the Mercury Theater Chicago

Priscilla opened last night at the Mercury Theater Chicago and plays through September 11, 2022. Check out a first look at the photos and video below! Based on the hit film, Priscilla is the heartwarming and uplifting adventure of a glamorous Sydney-based trio who take their show to the middle …

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Ridgefield HS class of 1957 65th reunion plus news

This month, Ridgefield Continuing Education will be offering technical workshops filled with essential tips, tricks, and information on Windows, Advanced Excel, and more. A course on “Advanced Excel for Windows” will take place on July 26 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will learn about Pivot Tables …

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“Nunsense” professional cast supported by professional musicians

Tibbits Summer Theater offers four shows this season and five Popcorn Theater opportunities for the kids. “Nunsense” is currently on stage with four more performances – 2 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Tickets are on sale at www.tibbits.org or by calling (517) 278-6029. “Nunsense” became a hit from …

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‘Brahmastra’ Stars Alia Bhatt & Ranbir Kapoor Call Their Couple Song ‘Kesariya’: It’s Special

On Sunday, Bollywood star couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor said ‘Brahmastra Part One: Shiva’ was special in more ways than one because the film gave them ‘Kesariya’, a song that symbolizes their off-screen relationship. . Bhatt and Kapoor, who tied the knot in April, are set to share screen …

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Annapolis Symphony, its supporters on tour in Spain, receive rave reviews in Madrid – Capital Gazette

When major American orchestras tour Europe, they sometimes deliver “superficial” performances. But when ensembles without “big fame” come to the continent, they are dedicated and highly motivated, producing “magnificio” results. That’s how a Spanish music critic described the Annapolis Symphony’s first performance in Madrid last week, when the orchestra kicked …

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Mixed rainfall bringing opera and puppetry for the whole family to the region in August

REGIONAL-Mixed Precipitation presents “Pickup Truck Opera Volume Two: The Magic Flute” which is the second installment of their traveling operatic adventure. Performances take place in this area from early August and reservations are open now. This show is fun and lively for all ages. Mozart’s 1791 opera, Die Zauberflöte (The …

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The Phenicia International Voice Festival announces the 2022 festival season

Phenicia International Festival of the Voice announces the 2022 festival season, August 5-7, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. at Saint Ursula Place, Phenicia, NY. The weekend will include Teatro Grattacielo’s production of Don Giovanni, the New York City Opera’s production of La Traviata and Hollywood in the Hills, a special concert …

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Parishioners of St. Clare’s RC Church march through the streets of Great Kills to celebrate Corpus Christi Sunday | Upside down

Editor’s note: Welcome to Inside Out, our weekly roundup of stories about Staten Islanders who are making waves, being seen, supporting our community, and making our borough a special place to live. Do you have a story for Inside Out? Email Carol Ann Benanti at [email protected] Altar servers and parishioners …

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Accessible Artistic: La Jolla Music Society Composes 70 Free Educational Events Alongside SummerFest 2022

As it gears up for its annual 20-concert SummerFest, the La Jolla Music Society is set to repeat its accompanying educational program, featuring 70 free events meant to draw people of all ages and backgrounds to Conrad Prebys Performing. Arts Center. SummerFest 2022 runs from Friday, July 29 through Friday, …

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Salina Symphony “New Beginnings” New Season

The Salina Symphony’s 2022-2023 season, “New Beginnings”, will be presented under the direction of new musical director Yaniv Segal. “I am thrilled to join the Salina Symphony family as Music Director and to present beautiful, moving and inspiring music for the great Salina community,” said Segal. “The season offers something …

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Paradise Symphony returns for July 4 – Chico Enterprise-Record

PARADISE — The Ridge was anything but quiet on Monday as a crew of 38 orchestra members, 38 choir members, a live painter and more gathered at Paradise Junior High School to pay their respects on Independence Day . In its 63rd season, the orchestra would return after witnessing the …

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Why The Black Keys, Wayne Newton Collaborated In Las Vegas

It’s a piece of Las Vegas lore, specifically the Life Is Beautiful: The Black Keys lore featuring Wayne Newton at the 2019 Life is Beautiful festival. The pairing might have looked as odd as whipped cream on a pizza, but it made sense to Black Keys co-founder Pat Carney. Carney …

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DOROTHY DANDRIDGE SONGS! THE MUSIC announced at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Producers Richard Bell, N’Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from Dorothy Dandridge’s upcoming production! The Musical, with book …

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‘Take the Leap’, TRTC and SoL Spread Their Wings in New Partnership | New

Jennifer Johnson worked for 10 years to combine a dream and a vision. As executive director of Stages of Life Theater Company, whose slogan is “a place to grow up”, she birthed the Carbondale-based children’s theater company. SoL’s debut, with co-founder Logan Carter, was in response to a lack of …

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Paramount Theater to Present FUN HOME as Part of New BOLD Series

Welcome to Fun Home, an unforgettable and groundbreaking musical like no other. Where memories linger like snowflakes, and the truth is always opaque. Where to find yourself means looking back and seeing yourself reflected in your father, who is exactly the same and still so different from you. It’s a …

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The virtuoso violinist performs in the youth concert

Violin virtuoso Leon Fei will star in the Melbourne Youth Orchestra’s final concert, which will also debut a new piece by acclaimed Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin. “He’s like a wild colt, he’s got tremendous technique, a real talent for playing,” MYO music director Brett Kelly told AAP. Fei, 17, will …

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Vivek Agnihotri Talks About ‘Kashmir Files’ Music Director Rohit Sharma

Movie theaters were purging emotions as tears flowed, intense explosions were witnessed, and it was also the rare occasion when the chatter of people leaving the movie theater was, in stark contrast, replaced by deafening silence. as people walked out carrying deep grief within them, echoed by the sounds of …

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Upbeat “The Karate Kid” Resonates With Audiences | Webster Kirkwood Times

Rock Hill residents Amy and Patrick Dean, along with their daughter Stella Dean and friend Clayton Smith, enjoy meeting actor William (Billy) Zabka (middle) of ‘The Karate Kid’ fame at the June 7 performance of The Karate Kid: The Musical. Actor Martin Kove also traveled to St. Louis to attend …

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Vikram Director Lokesh Kanagaraj Reveals His Plans For Next Film

Lokesh has established himself as a brilliant filmmaker in the Tamil industry since his debut with Maanagaram in 2017. Kamal Haasan recently gifted Lokesh a Lexus car after Vikram’s cult hit. An event was recently held in Chennai to thank exhibitors and distributors after Kamal Haasan’s latest film, Vikram, became …

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Review: The McAdo by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin – Arts

Holton Johnson as Pubagh (from left), Reagan Murdock as Coco and Julius Young as Pischtusch in Gilbert & Sullivan Austin’s McAdo (Photo by David Little) In the spirit of full disclosure, I am an opera ignoramus and arguably the least qualified person in the room to review the current Gilbert …

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Rolling Meadows High School Drum Major Named Calisch Prize Winner

Each year, the Richard W. Calisch Arts Unlimited Award is presented to the District 214 elder who best exemplifies creative excellence in the arts. The award was created in honor of Richard Calisch, former English teacher and coordinator of the Arts Unlimited program. Each comprehensive high school in District 214 …

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ROCK SCHOOL in Cain Park

What happens when a musical film makes over $131 million on a $35 million investment? If you are Andrew Lloyd Webberyou buy the rights and make it into the musical SCHOOL OF ROCK with lyrics by Glenn Slater and book by Julian Fellowes. What happens when you take a dynamic …

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‘Ring of Fire’ Director Steve Coker Separates Pet Projects from Stumptown Showstoppers

Steve Coker has always considered himself a “one man band”. The pillar of local theater, currently at the head of Johnny Cash bioperetta ring of firerose to prominence writing, directing, producing and often starring in a series of tongue-in-cheek adaptations (Xana-redU, Flash Ah-Ahhh!) and pan-genre parodies (Varsity Cheerleader Werewolves of …

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News Briefs – Lake County Record-Bee

LAKE COUNTY The deadline for the Hands Up Lake County contest is June 30 The 2022 Hands Up Lake County Business Competition is a program designed to advance the local economy. It will give small businesses the chance to win up to $85,000 in cash prizes to start, grow or …

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A Tony Award winner who worked with Billy Joel

GREENWICH — The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra has announced a new music director after a search that began in late spring 2020 included every finalist taking the podium to conduct a concert. A panel of musicians and board members selected Stuart Malina, Tony Award winner and conductor/conductor of the Harrisburg Symphony …

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Livermore Pacific Chamber Orchestra concerts announced

LIVERMORE The Pacific Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2022-23 concert season, which will run from September 17 to May 21. This season’s lineup will pay homage to the giants of classical music – with works by Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi and Haydn – and capture the hearts of listeners with an …

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Straub Group teacher honored for leading growth and supporting students beyond the classroom

Jaimie Hall, who has been teaching music in Salem for more than two decades, said he enjoys working with middle schoolers because they are “fearless”. He was recently named the district’s music teacher of the year. Jaimie Hall leads an advanced band rehearsal at Straub Middle School on Wednesday, May …

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Setting the Beat: A New Leader Wants to Unite the Community Through Music | Arts & Theater

Scott Seaton considers his role as the new Artistic Director of the Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College to be as much a bridge builder as a leader of musicians. It was something that was part of the first concert he conducted for the orchestra, when he was still a …

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Anubhav Sinha’s Anek hints only lightly at AFSPA violence in the northeast, but drives the point home

Aabout his recent release titled Anekproducer Anubhav Sinha is clear – this is not a film for the northeast, it’s about the northeast and aims to strike a deal with mainland India. In one of the scenes, a character from North India tells professional boxer trainer Aido (Andrea Kevishusa): “Tumhare …

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Theater News: Angela Lansbury, The Karate Kid, Lempicka, Girl From North Country, Cathy Maguire and Night Of AThousand Judys

Angela Lansbury is honored with the 2022 Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Award. Lansbury has won five Tony Awards throughout his more than 75-year career. Producers Naoya Kinoshita, Kumiko Yoshii, and Michael Wolk shared a first look at The Karate Kid – The Musical ahead of its first pre-Broadway worldwide engagement …

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Playhouse Square Hosts Annual Dazzle Awards

In an effort to recognize the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeastern Ohio high schools, Playhouse Square proudly hosted the annual Dazzle Awards presented by Pat and John Chapman on Saturday, May 21. The Dazzle Awards are affiliated with The Jimmy Awards / The National High School …

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Interview: Historian Margaret Hall talks about her new book on Paul Gemignani

Paul Gemignani. For almost 50 years, the famous musical director has occupied the orchestra pits of hundreds of productions around the world. As a close associate of Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince, Gemignani was present for some of the most important and groundbreaking shows in Broadway history. And while we …

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“We’re back in business” – Scottish Opera unveils 60th anniversary season

Scottish Opera has included the current season revival of Thomas Allen’s Don Giovanni under the 60th anniversary banner PIC: James Glossop “We’re back in business,” insists Scottish Opera chief executive Alex Reedijk, who recently returned from London where his company enjoyed a week-long rerun of its popular production Gondoliers at …

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How the South Dakota Symphony Became One of America’s Boldest Orchestras

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, the musical pride of Sioux Falls, has an annual budget of $2.3 million, which is microscopic by the standards of America’s top orchestras. The Chicago Symphony spends more than that each year on Riccardo Muti’s salary. Nevertheless, the South Dakota Symphony is bolder and savvier …

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Salina Symphony of Kansas appoints new music director

(Photo credit: Bruno Fidrych) Over the orchestra’s 67-year history, Yaniv Segal will only be the third musical director in the organization’s existence. He was chosen from more than 100 applications, after five concerts each conducted by a different candidate. Segal will be involved in the planning for the 2022/2023 season …

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Kokandy Productions will present CRUEL INTENTIONS: The Musical of the 90s

Kokandy Productions kicks off its tenth anniversary season this summer with the Chicago premiere of Cruel Intentions: The ’90 Musical, an alluring and fun show filled with nostalgia, laced with 90s hits including No Doubt, Jewel, Britney Spears, Garbage and much more. Created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger …

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Torrington School Music Programs Recognized for 22nd Consecutive Year

TORRINGTON — The city’s school music programs are once again being recognized as among the Best Communities for Music Education — for the 22nd year. the NAMM Foundationan arm of the National Association of Music Merchants, chose 738 school districts from 44 states for the designation, which is awarded to …

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Review: Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Zach Theater – Arts

Nathan Jerkins as Mr. Hatch in Zach Theater’s production of Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (Photo by Suzanne Cordeiro) It’s strange and a little disorienting that Zach Theater’s revival of Someone loves you, Mr. Hatch, which takes place during Valentine’s Day, opens in April and ends in May. It’s like …

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“Little Women” premieres in Iron County on May 13

IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) — Tragedy and love between four sisters during the American Civil War. An Iron County theater group performs the popular show “Little Women” on stage. “Little Women” is a coming-of-age story about four sisters during the American Civil War. The Iron River West End Players have …

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Feel Like a Kid Again – South Bend Symphony Orchestra Delights Morris Crowd with Tribute to John Williams

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The South Bend Symphony Orchestra wrapped up its pop music streak last night at the Morris Performing Arts Center with an extraordinary performance. The Symphony Orchestra dedicated last night to the music of world-renowned composer John Williams, who has composed the music and served as …

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