Classical Music

Classical music has been around for centuries and is one of the oldest forms of music. It has seen a lot of changes over the years. The first classical music was written by composers like Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart. Classical music is still popular today and is loved by many people.

The Classical Music section gives an introduction to what classical music is, how it has changed over the years, who some famous composers are in the genre, and why it is still popular today.

VC Artist Hao Zhou’s Winning Performance at 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

Zhou performed Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor in the finals of the CMIM   VC Artist Hao Zhou was awarded first prize at the 2019 Concours Musical International de Montréal (CMIM). Open to violinists of any nationality aged 29 years or younger, the competition’s first prize included $30,000 …

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Debussy: Jeux; Dukas: La Péri; Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane, etc review – Hindoyan impresses and charms | Classical music

For his debut disc as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s chief conductor, Domingo Hindoyan has brought together three of the most significant French ballet scores of the first half of the 20th century. Paul Dukas’s La Péri and Debussy’s Jeux, both arguably their composers’ greatest orchestral achievements, were first performed within …

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Newswire | Chicago Symphony Orchestra to perform in Koerner Hall

Advertisement / Publicité The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) is thrilled to launch its new International Orchestra Series in the winter of 2023, presenting internationally renowned orchestras annually in the intimacy and perfect acoustics of Koerner Hall. This historic initiative will be a highlight of Toronto’s concert calendar as it …

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New Mexico’s Santa Fe Pro Musica Names New Artistic Director

Violinist, composer, and arranger Colin Jacobsen will step into the role   Violinist, composer, and arranger Colin Jacobsen replaces outgoing Music Director Anne-Marie McDermott, who resigned in mid-2022 following a series of controversial staffing decisions and budgetary difficulties. In order to plan out their future staffing structure, Santa Fe Pro …

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Bournemouth SO/Karabits review – Ukraine’s musical past takes centre stage | Classical music

Born in 1876 in Kharkiv, north-east Ukraine, Feodor Akimenko is best remembered as the first harmony and composition teacher of the teenage Igor Stravinsky. Akimenko himself had been one of Rimsky-Korsakov’s favourite pupils, and in the first decades of the 20th century he worked as a composer, pianist and choral …

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