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This musical director to compose for the next Ram Charan film?

Ram Charan’s upcoming film ‘RC16’ starring Gowtham Tinnanuri is expected to have Kollywood’s top music composer, Anirudh Ravichander, as musical director. Mega Power Star Ram Charan is one of the biggest stars in the Tollywood industry. He has a huge reputation for himself in the industry, partly for the family …

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Houston Symphony says goodbye to Orozco-Estrada this weekend with Andres Fest

Andres Orozco-Estrada, Music Director of the Houston Symphony Photo: Werner Kmetitsch The Houston Symphony is indebted to Hector Berlioz. Even during conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada’s first rehearsal of the French composer’s sumptuous Symphonie Fantastique almost a decade ago, it was clear to Brinton Averil Smith that the orchestra had found its …

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CHRISTINE ANDREAS BRINGS PIAF:NO REGRETS TO KRAVIS CENTER

The years have been extraordinarily good for Christine Andreas. The timbre and faithfulness of her voice, the beauty of her face and the spirit of her courageous personality defied the aging process. So much so that after being in the Kravis Center audience last night for her Piaf-No Regrets show …

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A benefit concert for Ukraine will take place in Las Vegas on Sunday.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Las Vegas musicians are reuniting to perform in Ukraine. The Las Vegas Sinfonietta, a small group from the symphony orchestra, will present a benefit concert featuring works by Mozart and Ukrainian composers. “Maxim Berezovsky, one of his symphonies. They are practically unknown in this country …

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Hancher will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin with a multi-artist tribute performance

Damien Sneed, Valerie Simpson and Karen Clark Sheard will visit Hancher this Friday with their musical performance designed to honor the Queen of Soul, who passed away in 2018. Hancher hosted Aretha Franklin in 2004 in a sold-out performance. Almost two decades ago, Aretha Franklin performed at the Hancher Auditorium …

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Watch an exclusive performance by Nina Simone Bio-Musical Little Girl Blue

Laiona Michelle, writer and star of the show, performs the title track. little blue girl, the musical, inspired by the life of American singer-songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone, began performances at New World Stages on March 5. Watch writer and show star Laiona Michelle in an exclusive rendition …

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Russia-Ukraine war: evacuation of Mariupol interrupted for the second day; Vinnytsia regional airport completely destroyed – live | world news

Bolshoi Theater music director and chief conductor Tugan Sokhiev has announced his resignation, saying he felt pressured by calls to take a stand on the Ukrainian conflict. The Russian said in a statement that he was resigning “with immediate effect” from his post at the Moscow theater, as well as …

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Two appointments inaugurate 2022 at the DSO

Jader Bignamini (left) and Erik Rönmark are committed to making the music of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra accessible to all Detroit residents. // Photo courtesy of DSO/Cybelle Codish A new era of leadership and musical direction arrived at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Former DSO Vice President and General Manager Erik …

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Daniel Hope: Master Violinist and “Musical Activist” in Perpetual Motion

Daniel Hope | Credit: Erik Almas When writing about Daniel Hope, it may be easier to list what he doesn’t do than to list his activities. Of the classical music superstars, the Berlin-based global violinist is perhaps the most prominent. As of his current positions, Hope serves as musical director …

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Ben Jones Swoony-Worthy Solo Debut, LOVE SONGS

When you spend your life in nightclubs, you develop a sort of judgment curve (or, at least, you should) that lets you see each performer for who they are, that lets you guess the best use of your critical voice in a way that will benefit the performer, either through …

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Billings Symphony receives $1.5 million in two separate donations | Local News

The first time Janet Carpenter supported the arts came in the summer of 1948 when, as a newly married parent, she was given the job of doing Leonard Bernstein’s laundry. All these years later, Janet is recognized for the $448,833 endowment that her late husband Vincent Carpenter set up to …

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Hawks recognize Chaka Zulu with “Forever 404 Honors Presented by Sharecare”

ATLANTA — Ahead of Sunday’s Atlanta Hawks game, the Hawks announced Chaka Zulu, co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records, as the ninth recipient of the “Forever 404 Honors presented by Sharecare.” Throughout this season, the Hawks, who play on 12 nights ‘Forever 404’, and Sharecare, the team’s official jersey crest …

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A sincere tribute to mothers

By Ravi HariHyderabad: The lyric song “Amma” from the movie “Oke Oka Jeevitham” celebrates a mother’s love. This moving tribute from a son to his mother already resonates with so many. The touching story featured in the video song etched a special memory in their hearts. Jakes Bejoy’s smooth and …

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Bulgari’s new global ambassador for watches is Lorenzo Viotti – WWD

MAESTRO TIME: Bulgari has chosen Lorenzo Viotti as its new global watch ambassador. The rising musical director will support the activities of the jewelry house and will aim to help increase brand awareness, alongside fellow conductor and ambassador Beatrice Venezi. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1990, Viotti is part of …

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Championship: Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Championship: Revered music composer Gurukiran will grace the show

The Kannada musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is set to see a special episode soon. The upcoming episode of the singing reality show will have prominent musical director-singer Gurukiran as a special guest. The singer will grace the next episode of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. With …

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ROUNDUP DES ARTS D’HIVER: Classical music – Events | Curiosities | Purchases | Catering | Night life

Photo: Marco Borggreve The cooler months are the perfect time to come indoors and experience all the culture Boston has to offer Classical music Although the Boston area is a hotbed of classical music, every once in a while something unique still happens, even in this saturated space. This is …

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‘Encore Cabaret’ mixes Broadway, jazz and more at Appleton PAC

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Hybrid vigor is on display in “Encore Cabaret,” a show with roots in Broadway musicals and branches everywhere. In the branches are young voices and top instrumental jazz musicians. Broadway songs are performed in a jazzy way. The show is an offshoot of Fox Cities Performing …

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Goan who helped revive Marathi natyasangeet has passed away | Goa News

[ad_1] Margao: Famous classical singer and veteran Marathi theater artist Ramdas Kamat passed away on Saturday evening in Mumbai. He was 90 years old. Kamat is one of the few Goan to revive Marathi Natyasangeet in the 1960s, when the art form was going through difficult times. Born in Sakhali, …

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RIP Neil: Tributes pour in for founder of the Shillong Chamber Choir

[ad_1] The founder and musical director of the Shillong Chamber Choir, Neil Nongkynrih, passed away on Wednesday evening in Mumbai, leaving behind a memorable legacy. According to a statement from the members and management of the choir, the recipient of Padma Shri died at 51, from “sepsis due to perforated …

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Back to the in-person format, BCMFest is hosting its 19th annual edition from January 13 to 16

[ad_1] Seamus Egan, an innovative and creative presence in Irish music over the past three decades, will make a special appearance at the 19th BCMFest (Boston Celtic Music Fest) which runs January 13-16. The festival for all ages, returning to an in-person format this year, will host four days of …

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Moira Stuart and Margherita Taylor of Classic FM among the greatest figures of music in …

[ad_1] 31 December 2021, 22:30 | Updated: December 31, 2021, 10:31 PM Moira Stuart is appointed CBE and Margherita Taylor receives MBE. Image: Classic FM The list of the winners of the Queen’s New Year’s Award for 2022 has been released and two Classic FM presenters are among the winners. …

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Digital music festival honors talented musicians

[ad_1] The 2021 International Digital Music Festival, which was hosted this month by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and music production company Unisonar, provided a platform for educational institutions, businesses and local governments to to exchange ideas and cooperate in the field of digital music. Activities, including seminars and a …

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Lee Jung-jae named Breakout Star of 2021

[ad_1] LEE Jung-jae, who rose to fame this year on the hit Netflix show Squid game, was named one of the New York Times‘Breakout Stars of 2021 for TV. December 16, New York Times selected 13 works and personalities in different categories to highlight the stars who have shone on …

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Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert Features Celtic Music, Catholic Narrator and “Sense of Oneness”

[ad_1] Neal McDonough, who plays with Megan Hilty, says humans need to spend less time “worrying about what the right church is” and more time being better people. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Actor and producer Neal McDonough chats with members of the media ahead of the Tabernacle …

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West Side Story: Steven Spielberg on the continued relevance of the gang musical and how it compares to ET | Ents & Arts News

[ad_1] Sixty years after the first screen adaptation of West Side Story, legendary director Steven Spielberg remade the film for a modern audience. When the musical was written in 1957, it was a version of Romeo and Juliet that reflected the issues of the time around gang warfare, racial divisions, …

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North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra debuts with holiday concert December 10-11 at Leominster Town Hall

[ad_1] LEOMINSTER – The North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra presents “A Little Holiday Magic” at Town Hall on December 10 and 11 at 7 p.m., the inaugural performance of the orchestra led by Jared Bloch who reports to the Aegis by StageWorks. The North Worcester County Symphony Orchestra performs ‘A …

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Stephen Sondheim pays tribute to streaming | THIRTEEN

[ad_1] Christina Chevalier | November 29, 2021 Stephen Sondheim at Lincoln Center. Photo courtesy of PBS NewsHour. Legendary and beloved composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim passed away at the age of 91 on Friday, November 26. He leaves behind 12 Broadway musicals and legions of devotees. He started collecting the …

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PPO presents classical music through a series of online recitals

[ad_1] Given the ongoing pandemic, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) continues to seek alternative ways to serene audiences with classical music by hosting a series of online recitals through June 2022 at 8 p.m. A program of the OPP, the PPO Recital Concert Series replaces the annual face-to-face orchestral concert …

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New Village Arts reopens with the world premiere of the musical “Black Family Christmas”

[ad_1] This month, more than a dozen Christmas-themed plays and musicals open in theaters across San Diego County. They all have different themes and stories, but virtually all of them are told from a white perspective. That changes this weekend with the world premiere of “1222 Oceanfront: A Black Family …

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Friendswood Theater December shows include a holiday cabaret

[ad_1] It might be short-sleeved weather in Southeast Texas, but a holiday cabaret December 3-5 at the Purple Box Theater in Friendswood might get you humming “Let it Snow.” We’ve got a lot of songs, a great mix of Christmas carols and some of the best Christmas carols, and some …

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Bangarra announces 2021 David Page Music Fellows

[ad_1] Bangarra Dance Theater has announced its 2021 David Page Music Fellows. Wiradjuri wife Amy Flannery and Leon Rodgers, a descendant of the Worimi Nation, were selected for the program, which provides financial support to two First Nations composers as well as a mentorship opportunity in a collaborative and culturally …

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LAURELS: CA&ES Lab wins first prize for safety

[ad_1] IN THIS COLUMN Laboratory Safety Award, six university and school laureates UC Davis and Christian Baldini Symphony Orchestra Franck Zalom, Department of Entomology and Nematology Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, diversity award Safety Services announced its 2021 Laboratory Safety Award winners, one for each college and school with …

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“ESK” hits a kilometer home run in Fidelio

[ad_1] The Music Director in Action | Credit: Ugo Ponte by Beethoven Fidelio is not a thing. It is a “hybrid opera” of several elements, a marvelous mixture of Singspiel, romantic comedy, high drama, breathtaking tension, tearful lamentations and, in the finale, an overwhelming symphonic-choral celebration of life and freedom …

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A cabaret star and an opera star take the stage …

“This show has been in the works for 10 years,” said countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo recently. He was talking about “Only an Octave Apart”, an indefinable event – A staged concert? A review, perhaps? – which he created with Justin Vivian Bond and which takes place at St. Ann’s Warehouse …

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Helensburgh Orchestral Society to resume in-person rehearsals

[ad_1] MEMBERS of the Helensburgh Orchestral Society are preparing to celebrate their return to rehearsals in person at Victoria Halls next week. The band’s musicians have rehearsed online throughout the pandemic and received more than £ 7,800 from Creative Scotland to order a composition by composer Peter Longworth for the …

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SCA and LiSTNR expand their musical team

[ad_1] Two experienced music curators have been appointed to the LiSTNR team as its musical offering extends to more than 25 stations and more to come. Kate casey was promoted to Senior Curator of LiSTNR Music. She led music curation at the 25 LiSTNR stations and worked with SCA for …

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The Guggenheim Misogynist Music Marathon

[ad_1] A 45-year-old Icelandic artist introduced himself the other day to a singer-songwriter ensemble at the Guggenheim. “Hello, my name is Ragnar Kjartansson and I am a recovering patriarch,” he said. “But just call me Raggi!” A few women laughed, and he continued, “And I’m shaking, I’m so emotional.” I …

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The Transcendance Theater Company presents ROAD TRIP

[ad_1] Transcendence Theater Company is celebrating the 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars and the return to Jack London State Historic Park with an all-new concert, ROAD TRIP !, until August 29. The first production plans have just been released. Under the musical direction of veteran Music Designer …

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A cappella for a cause | MIT News

[ad_1] In recognition of May as Asia Pacific American Heritage Month – a time dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the enduring contributions and influence of Asians and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) to US History, Culture and Achievements – MIT Syncopasian recently created their first AAPI Advocacy Music Video. …

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Quad City Music Guild looking for staff for ‘Holiday Inn’

[ad_1] Quad-City Music Guild is looking for candidates for the Irving Berlin Holiday Inn production, which runs December 1-5, 2021. The rehearsal period for holiday production generally begins from early to mid-October. Positions to be filled include book director, music director, assistant. Book director / stage manager, musical director / …

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The conductor who shaped American orchestras

[ad_1] “For those who reached musical maturity with concert life in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s, her name may still have an aura,” Halina Rodzinski wrote in his memoirs, almost two decades after the death of his wife, the Polish conductor Artur Rodzinski. “For those who are …

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