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“MOZART”; HPO consigns an entire concert to him

Review by Danny Gaisin

Poor Wolfgang Mozart; a child prodigy by aged five, he never even got to celebrate his thirty-sixth birthday. Sired by a demanding father he was encumbered by names such as ‘Chysostomus’; ‘Theophilus’ and Amadeus. 498 more words


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Sunday, November 29, 2015


In 1632 Jean-Baptiste Lully was born in Florence, Italy. His general education and his musical training during his youth in Florence remain uncertain, but his adult handwriting suggests that he manipulated a quill pen with ease. 1,565 more words

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Bring Me The Horizon To Perform With Full Orchestra At Special Benefit Show

Bring Me The Horizon will be playing a special benefit show at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England, on April 22, which will see them performing with a full orchestra . 68 more words


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Saturday, November 28, 2015


Anton Rubinstein was born on this day in 1829. He was a pivotal figure in Russian culture when he founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. 392 more words

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Saturday, November 28th

never enough

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Symphony No. 3 (Eroica); Vienna Philharmonic (Leonard Bernstein, cond.), live



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Beethoven delayed writing a symphony until 1799–1800, when he was thirty years old and firmly established in Viennese circles as the successful composer of piano and chamber works.

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#ClassicalMusic Today November 27, 2015

In 1474 Guillaume Dufay died at about age 74 in Cambrai.

In 1743 George Frideric Handel’s “Dettingen Te Deum and Anthem” was premiered in London at the Chapel Royal, St. 1,968 more words

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#ClassicalMusic Today November 27, 2015

In 1724 Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sacred Cantata No. 116 (“Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ”) was first performed his second annual Sacred Cantata cycle in Leipzig (1724/25).  348 more words

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