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Cleveland Philharmonic Choir

The Mowbray Orchestra with the Cleveland Philharmonic Choir
Stockton Baptist Tabernacle
Conductor: John Forsyth
Violin 2

  • Haydn: Te Deum
  • Brahms: Variations on a theme of Haydn (St Anthony Variations)
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Wigmore Mondays - Emerson String Quartet in Bartók and Brahms

Emerson String Quartet – Eugene Drucker & Philip Setzer (violins), Lawrence Dutton (viola), Paul Watkins (cello) – Wigmore Hall, London, live on BBC Radio 3, 16 November 2015… 1,272 more words

In Concert

Vilde Frang, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian - Viennese classics in Dundee

Ben Hogwood visits Dundee’s magnificent Caird Hall for an trio of Viennese works given by violinist Vilde Frang, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and principal conductor Peter Oundjian… 451 more words


Cellist Matt Haimovitz draws from the past, plays in the present

Wearing overalls and a short-sleeved blue shirt on the cover of his recent recording of Bach’s Cello Suites, with cherubic hair and a wispy beard, the innovative… 1,142 more words


November 9 ~ Today in Music

1881 ~ Johannes Brahms gave the first performance of his Piano Concerto No.2 in Budapest.

.1899 ~ “Mezz” Mezzrow, American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist

.1929 ~ Piero Cappuccili, Italian baritone… 679 more words


Music and the Nazis: Eugene Drucker concert reminds us to remember

Like many German Jews of his generation, Ernst Drucker’s life changed forever when Adolf Hitler assumed power.

In June 1933, Drucker was a promising violinist, studying for a solo career in the Cologne conservatory and preparing for a graduation concert in which he was to play the Brahms violin concerto. 1,132 more words

Local Arts

Johannes Brahms – Piano Trio No. 1 Op. 8 (1854)

After spending Christmas with his parents in Hamburg, Brahms settled down to write the Trio in February of 1854. His progress was soon interrupted however, by news of Robert Schumann’s suicide attempt. 231 more words