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29 October 2020 until 2 November 2020
 
Vienna
Austria

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Wien Music Festival 2020

7th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Vienna (Austria)

 
29 October 2020 until 15 November 2020
 
8.00pm
City Lyric Opera Website
http://www.citylyricopera.org
New York, NY
10036
United States of America

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One of New York City’s most innovative opera companies, City Lyric Opera (CLO), begins its fifth sea

 
20 November 2020
 
7.30pm
Southwark Cathedral
London Bridge
London
SE1 9DA
United Kingdom

Details:
Zachary Vanderburg
Web site
E-mail
+44 (0)333 666 3366

£15, 19, 25, 28 and 32
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight

Harriet Mackenzie, violin
Piccadilly Sinfonietta


Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
J S Bach: Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042
Mozart: Divertimento in D
Vivaldi: Four Seasons

On Friday June 19th, in the heart of London just steps away from London Bridge, the walls of Southwark Cathedral will resound with the music of Vivaldi, Bach, Handel and Mozart, played by Harriet Mackenzie, and the Piccadilly Sinfonietta.

Experience a romantic, candlelit evening with selections of the world’s greatest classical music in the gorgeous Southwark Cathedral. The concert features timeless works by the monumental composers, Mozart, Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi. If you’re in need of a relaxing experience, want to learn more about classical music, or just want to hear virtuosic performances by some of the best, young performers in the UK, this concert is just for you.

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta is one of the UK’s most exciting young ensembles. Founded in 2018, the ensemble has performed in halls throughout the UK including London, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester and further afield. The Piccadilly Sinfonia exists to perform the world’s greatest classical music in the UK’s most historic venues.

The concert features breath-taking feats of virtuosity from violinist sensation, Harriet Mackenzie, in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Bach’s Violin Concerto in E Major.

Harriet Mackenzie is an internationally renowned concerto soloist and has performed across five continents. Her recordings include concertos with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Nova and the English Symphony Orchestra and these have received international acclaim, including Five Stars in The Times and have also frequently appeared in the ‘Top Recordings of The Year’ lists. These include a nomination for ‘Recording of The Year’ in Music Web International: “There is a completeness, a confidence, an honesty and a consistent lyrical beauty that has moved me again and again. These qualities all emerge in Harriet Mackenzie’s utterly magisterial performance…”

So why not treat yourself to a spectacular evening and join us for a concert to remember of uplifting music.
 
27 November 2020
 
7.30pm
St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 1RE
United Kingdom

Details:
Zachary Vanderburg
Web site
E-mail
+44 (0)3336 663366

£15, 25, 32
Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 27, No 2 'Moonlight'
Chopin: Nocturne in C# minor, No. 20 posth.
Chopin: Fantasy-Impromptu in C# minor, Op. 66 posth.
Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C# minor
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 27 in F minor, Op 57 'Appassionata'
Liszt: Un Sospiro
Debussy: Clair de lune
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3, No 2
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Few things are more magical than hearing the world’s most breath-taking classical music being performed live by a brilliant concert pianist in beautiful surroundings, by the flicker of candlelight.

This experience comes to life on Friday 5th June at 7.30pm in St Giles’ Cathedral when the city's landmark building plays host to a programme of classical favourites including Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Debussy’s Clair de Lune and Gershwin’s electrifying Rhapsody in Blue.

St Giles’ Cathedral is conveniently situated in the heart of Edinburgh, off the Royal Mile and is surrounded by the best of Edinburgh’s nightlife, with a wide choice of restaurants and bars to complete your night out. Whether you are planning a date or treating family and friends, you have everything on your doorstep for the perfect evening.

Concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith is a favourite with Edinburgh audiences, well-known for his incredible feat of learning to play all 3.5 million notes of Chopin’s piano music from memory and hailed by the critics as an “epic achievement”

He is one of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, giving over 100 solo performances in the UK alone in 2020. He has performed for the Royal Family over 30 occasions and his last CD was featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week

Forget your busy week at the office and tumultuous current affairs and treat yourself to an evening of relaxing and invigorating classical music performed with charm and humour by one of the UK’s most brilliant musicians.

“Tall and talented, Warren Mailley-Smith is the embodiment of a modern romantic concert pianist…” – Musical Opinion

 
19 November 2020 until 6 December 2020
 
Montreal
Canada

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Montreal Bach Festival

 
11 November 2020
 
NY Choral YouTube Channel
nychoral.org
New York
United States of America

Details:
www.nychoral.org
Web site

Free
Peace Unto Zion

New York Choral
Joyce McDonald -a multidisciplinary artist focused in sculpture and painting

Peace Unto Zion - Shaker Hymn arranged by Kevin Siegfried

with Peace unto Zion, an arrangement of a Shaker hymn by Kevin Siegfried and featuring the work of artist Joyce McDonald.
 
16 November 2020 until 29 November 2020
 
9.00am
Baruch Performing Arts Center ONLINE
https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?fromdate=11/1/2020&todate=11/30/2020&display=&type=public&eventidn=81025&view=EventDetails&information_id=1121650&_ga=2.52233514.2020212789.1597674041-715664210.1582055402
New York
10022
United States of America

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Pay-what-you-can
Alexander String Quartet celebrates George Walker @ Baruch PAC

Alexander String Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132
George Walker: String Quartet No. 1, movement 2

 
16 November 2020 until 29 November 2020
 
9.00am
Baruch Performing Arts Center ONLINE
https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?fromdate=11/1/2020&todate=11/30/2020&display=&type=public&eventidn=81025&view=EventDetails&information_id=1121650&_ga=2.52233514.2020212789.1597674041-715664210.1582055402
New York
10022
United States of America

Details:
Web site

Pay-what-you-can
Alexander String Quartet celebrates George Walker @ Baruch PAC

Alexander String Quartet

selections from Beethoven's...:
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op 59, No. 2
String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135


 
10 November 2020
 
7.00pm
Merkin Hall
https://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/orli-shaham-piano/
New York
10023
United States of America

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$15
Piano Dialogues: Orli Shaham at Merkin Hall

Orli Shaham, piano

MOZART – Sonata No. 14 in C minor
BEETHOVEN – Sonata No. 8 in C minor “Pathétique”



Orli Shaham performs the first of a pair of recitals exploring the deep musical connections between her favorite Mozart piano sonatas and other beloved works for the keyboard. In this program, Ms. Shaham reveals the connections between Mozart’s intense Sonata No. 14 in C minor and Beethoven’s moving “Pathétique,” which shows the influence of that particular Mozart work.
 
2.00pm
ACFNY Online
https://www.acfny.org/event/sain-mus-live-in-belvedere-palace-vienna/
New York
NY
United States of America

Details:
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Free
ACFNY presents: Sain Mus LIVE in Belvedere Palace Vienna

Sain Mus

The guitar and cello duo Sain Mus performs an exclusive concert in one of the most prestigious and beautiful Viennese locations: the Belvedere Palace. Consisting of Philipp Erasmus (Guitar) and Clemens Sainitzer (Violoncello), the duo celebrates the vast spectrum of musical diversity, from chamber music to rock, blues, folk and jazz.

The lavish baroque Palace with its high ceilings and opulent rooms will be captured on film and audio exclusively for the ACFNY bringing a landmark of Austrian craftsmanship and culture to the world. The event is free and will be streamed online via ACFNY’s Youtube channel.
 
20 November 2020
 
7.30pm(EST)
https://lowellchamberorchestra.org
Lowell
MA
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
+1-617-319-5982

FREE
Hidden Landscapes


Ndodana-Breen, Mayibuye!

Williams, Beautiful Death

Copland, Appalachian Spring (version for 13 musicians)


The LCO presents a program of music inspired or shaped by a particular place in the world - some real, some imaginary, some mysterious, some riveting. All these composers will transport you through an emotional description of nature and human emotions.
 


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