The 35th Annual Northwest Bach Festival Orchestra and Choir, under the leadership of artistic director Gunther Schuller, opened this year’s festival Saturday with two relatively unknown but beautiful works: Cantata 157 by Johann Sebastian Bach and Mass in C by Ludwig van Beethoven. Joining Schuller and the ensembles at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist were: Janet...
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In this installment of Jennifer Koh’s Bach and Beyond series — in which she assesses Bach’s impact on other artists — she played a Bach sonata and partita, as well as work by Phil Kline and Bartok.
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According to the Huffington Post on April 3, Tina Tuner, 73, is saying "Let's Stay Together" to Erwin Bach, 57, who has been her partner for 27 years.Bach is a German producer and the couple...
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"Over the last 10 years, it's become more and more difficult to find an audience," says German counter-tenor Andreas Scholl (G2, 20 March) and goes on to blame critics. But is this really the case? Twelve years ago, when I joined an amateur choir singing an entirely classical repertoire, it numbered about 70 (generally mature) members, desperately short of tenors. It has...
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Royal Albert Hall, LondonJohn Eliot Gardiner's devotion to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach has been extraordinary; Easter Monday's lengthy Bach Marathon was partly devised to mark the conductor's 70th birthday later this month. The whole event lasted close to nine hours, with three concerts, live discussions, appearances by leading instrumentalists in major solo works,...
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Jefferson and Silva high school choir director Elvin Porflit has plenty reason to sing the praises of his students.
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The choir sings with a well-rounded sound, firm accents and with diction that brings the text crisply to life
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A choir of orphans from Uganda called Watoto Children's Choir will give three performances in our area this week. The choir blends contemporary gospel music with traditional African rhythm.
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s YouTube channel has reached the millionth hit milestone just three months after its official launch in October. Music director Mack Wilberg expressed his gratitude to viewers in a video posted to the choir’s channel.read more
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Richard Bach, the best selling author is back with another gem.As one of my favorite aviation enthusiasts, Bach's newest book is about his endearing seaplane, Puff and he tells the tale in Travels With Puff: A Gentle...
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