Monday, March 31, 2014
This Week in Exploring Music: Portraits in Black, Brown and Beige Part 1, the first of a two part series in celebration of African-American composers and performers.
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Wall Street Journal: 'Artis Wodehouse practices her harmonium'; MELODEON: Marti Newland April 6 in 'Masters of the Harmonium', 1393 York Ave., NYC
Pulling Out the Stops to Revive Keyboard Relics
Pianist Has Nearly a Dozen Antique Instruments; Concert Planned for Sunday
Artis Wodehouse writes:
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Sunday, March 30, 2014
John Malveaux of www.MusicUNTOLD.com alerted us some time ago to Kwamé Ryan's conducting engagement with the Westchester Philharmonic. In The New York Times yesterday, Joshua Worby, Artistic Director of the ensemble, announced that Kwamé Ryan will conduct the Sunday, April 6, 2014 concert:
The New York Times
Kwamé Ryan, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
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Saturday, March 29, 2014
John Malveaux: Le Chevalier de Saint Georges was born in 1745 in Guadeloupe, where Solitude was born in 1772. The contrasting histories are remarkable.
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Guiseppe Verdi: Macbeth (sung in English)
Brindley Sherratt bass - Banquo
Latonia Moore soprano - Lady Macbeth
Elizabeth Llewellyn soprano - Lady-in-waiting
Gwyn Hughes Jones tenor - Macduff
Ben Johnson tenor - Malcolm
Gavin Horsley bass - Doctor
Thomas Faulkner bass - Servant to Macbeth
Riccardo Simonetti bass - Assassin
Stephen Kennedy bass - Herald
Cheyney Kent bass - Apparition
Roseanne Havel soprano - Apparition
Opera in English Chorus
English National Opera Orchestra
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AlJazeera America: Black and Latino Performers Followed Through Sphinx Competition; Sphinx Organization Strives to Diversify Classical Music Orchestras
Photo by Tim Galloway for Al Jazeera America
Published on March 29, 2014
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Friday, March 28, 2014
NJ.com: Trent Johnson Leads Oratorio Singers of Westfield in His Cantata "Saint Augustine" & Mozart's "Great Mass" 3 PM Mar. 30, First United Methodist Church
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APTOnline.org: 5-Hour Civil War Series Shines New Light On Crucial Western Theater & Role Of African-Americans And Gives Powerful Insights On America
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IDIS Releases Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's 'Hiawatha's Wedding Feast' in 1962 Performance of Philharmonia Orchestra, Conducted by Malcolm Sargent
Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) is profiled at AfriClassical.com
which features a comprehensive Works List and a Bibliography by Prof.
Dominique-René de Lerma, www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com
are collaborating with the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation of the
and the Royal Choral Society made a studio
recording of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast under the
direction of Sir Malcolm Sargent in 1962. Two
historical recordings of the performance were
released in 2013. The present release is Sir
Malcolm Sargent Conducts Coleridge-Taylor, IDIS 6672. Heritage Records published
The Music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Heritage
CD 249, which includes three other compositions
of Coleridge-Taylor as well.
specializing in digital remasterings of historical
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John Malveaux: Black Enterprise: 'The reason they knew who I was is because I told them.' - Ursula Burns, Xerox Chairman & CEO
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
John Malveaux: 'According to a recent email from Byron Hanson, archivist at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Ulysses Kay visited Interlochen in April, 1968.'
[Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) is profiled atAfriClassical.com
, which features a comprehensive Works List and a Bibliography by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma,www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com
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Harlem Chamber Players & Members of Housing Symphony Celebrate Janet Wolfe's 100th Birthday at Carnegie Hall Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 8 PM
Members of the Housing Symphony Orchestra celebrate Janet Wolfe's 100th Birthday and all she has done for minority musicians since 1971.
Click here to learn more about Janet Wolfe.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
Seventh Avenue and 57th Street
Click here for directions.
Tickets are $30, $60 and $75. Students/Seniors get 50% off.
Visit www.carnegiehall.com or call 212-247-7800 to purchase tickets.
You may also call 323-833-2083 for more info on discounts.
Members of the Housing Symphony Orchestra
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