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Bicentenary Tribute: Charles-Valentin Alkan

Jeremy Lee writes

Top Ear’s advocacy of the composer Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) is no secret.  After all, we’ve reviewed a few albums of his works and even created a bicentenary box just for him ( 2,071 more words


Music on the Hill

I am always on the lookout for local music concerts featuring classical music, so recently when I saw the booklet at a local music shop showcasing this years’ concerts put on by Music on the Hill in Rhode Island I snatched it up! 324 more words

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An Exquisite Evening with the Ebene Quartet

Last evening, my husband and I had the pleasure of listening to the exceptionally talented Ebene Quartet at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts. The popular foursome from France played selections from  Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Tchaikovsky. 361 more words

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Michael Musclow

Giving Others A Boost is pleased at the return of Michael Musclow to play for us at the next Showcase Event at the Opus Cafe Bistro on March 26th from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm. 515 more words

Giving Others A Boost

A new favorite artist

I recently discovered pianist / teacher/ artist / author / nature-lover, Carol Montparker. Her love for each of these things (that I happen to love also) led me to immediately request one of her books from inter-library loan. 598 more words

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Play with all your heart--mistakes and all!

David Nevue has been one of my favorite artists since I first discovered him several years ago.  His music touches deep places of my soul. It is restorative and peaceful and possesses a beauty that defies words. 93 more words

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Celtic music, myth and legends

Modern musical interpretations of medieval music might sound difficult to some, but the talented Heather Dale, creates it with beautiful ease. Each year, the Boskone honors a Featured Musician who plays a concert as part of our… 82 more words

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