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Meet the 2015 Competitors this May!

On May 1 we will launch the annual “Meet the Competitors” campaign here on the Cincinnati World Piano Competition blog. We have an exciting group of musicians coming to town (competitors and jurors!), and can’t want to introduce them to you. 39 more words

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Cincinnati CityBeat Best of Cincinnati Performing Arts-ish Winners

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Cincinnati CityBeat announced their 2015 Best of Cincinnati Winners. I’ve scanned through the list and pull the ones I thought would be of interest to you. 977 more words

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Music Now 2015: Coda

This year’s Music Now Festival was bigger and better than ever.  I did not make it to everything, nor did I love everything that I heard, but much of what I did hear was spectacular.  224 more words

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Music Now 2015: Saturday 3/14

  Saturday’s Music Now concert featured the world premiere of “Collider” by the Icelandic composer Daniel Bjarnason.  Inspired by the the Large Hadron Collider based at the CERN laboratory, this work uses a gigantic orchestra.   728 more words

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Music Now 2015: Friday 3/13

   On Friday, the Music Now festival returned to Music Hall.

The evening began with a small recital in the Corbett Tower featuring works by composers present at the festival and by John Sebastian Bach.  867 more words

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Black History Month Spotlight: William Grant Still

Long known as the Dean of African American composers, Dr. William Grant Still was a legend in his own lifetime.

Dr. Still, who wrote more than 150 compositions ranging from operas to arrangements of folk themes, is best known as a pioneer. 369 more words

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Video 2x1: Classical Reworkings

Less popular than it was say, ahem, 30 or 40 years ago, this is the practice of taking a classical piece and making it prog-rock, jazz-fusion or even disco (you know the ones). 147 more words

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