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Quiz: Which Beethoven Symphony is Your Favorite?

Quiz: Which Beethoven Symphony is Your Favorite?

His compositions are some of the most famous works in the classical canon. All nine of Beethoven’s symphonies have stood the test of time, and continue to receive regular performances. Some are more well-known than others, but each musician has their personal favorite — which is yours?

Zoe Zeniodi to Conduct Beethoven in Carnegie Hall this April

Zoe Zeniodi to Conduct Beethoven in Carnegie Hall this April

Rising star Zoe Zeniodi is due to appear this April in Carnegie Hall where she will be conducting the overture to Beethoven’s Fidelio as well as his Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93. Despite her young age, she has already proven herself a talent-to-watch and made a name for herself as a skilled leader and artistic director. Zoe Zeniodi, Award-winning Pianist and Conductor Zeniodi earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance and Accompaniment from the Royal College of…

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A History of Western Choral Music

A History of Western Choral Music

Before French horns, violins, pianos, and even drums there was the voice – a singular musical instrument common to the entire family of man, yet so versatile that no two cultures developed the same vocal traditions. If you are in a choir today, you’ve probably noticed that much of Western choral music is religious in nature, for example Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Fauré’s Requiem, and countless other works. This is no mere coincidence; today’s choral music owes a significant debt to…

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MidAmerica Productions Opens Historic 33rd season of Concerts with two performances in Carnegie Hall on February 13, 2016

MidAmerica Productions Opens Historic 33rd season of Concerts with two performances in Carnegie Hall on February 13, 2016

Beginning its 33rd season of concerts since its founding by Peter Tiboris in 1983, MidAmerica Productions presents two performances at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 13, at 1 p.m. and at 8 pm. The concerts will showcase the talent and creative programming for which MidAmerica Productions is known. The first performance features three distinct sections, all performed with the New England Symphonic Ensemble. Opening the 33rd Season The concert season will commence with Maestro Giuseppe Lanzetta conducting Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture, Op. 72, and Mendelssohn’s…

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