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Classical music has been evolving for centuries, so there are all different kinds of sounds. That means that if you hate one kind, you can still love several other kinds.

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It's not overstating the case to say that Igor Stravinsky changed the world. With the 1910 premiere of "The Firebird," the Russian composer became an overnight sensation.

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The first half began with the stylised 17th century woe of John Dowland's Lachrimae Antiquae , a variation on his then hugely popular Lachrymae pavane , and ended with Richard Strauss' meditation on the obliteration of culture by barbarism in World War II in his 1945 work Metamorphosen . In between came an arrangement of the expressively charged Prelude to Wagner's Tristan and Isolde and the six-part Ricercar from Bach's Musical Offering , which uses some of the musical motives of expressiveness but in an abstract, purely musical context.

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MY SWEDISH CAREER: Justina Auskelyte is MalmoIS's Violinist on a Bike. Not that such a job ever existed - but the Lithuanian created it, and the city seems to love it.

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Jenny Ogilvie: 'I was lucky to be introduced to Scottish Opera: I get to spend time in my favourite place - Glasgow' WHEN Scottish Opera makes its debut at the award-winning Lammermuir Festival in St Mary's Church in Haddington on Friday with Benjamin Britten's The Burning Fiery Furnace, the performance will also be a first for the director Jenny Ogilvie. An actor with a long list of stage and television roles, she has in recent years moved off the stage to work as a movement director on theatre and opera productions, notably Scottish Opera's hugely acclaimed revival of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek for last year's Edinburgh International Festival.

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Expert opinion: Sri Ram arriving to give his plenary address at a healthcare conference by FPMPAM in Kuala Lumpur. KUALA LUMPUR: A retired Federal Court judge wants the Federation of Private Medical Practitioners' Associations of Malaysia to ensure that their members are competent doctors.

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CSCC will have a voter registration drive Tuesday, 10 to 1 p.m., in the Student Center. Secretary of State Tre Hargett will be on hand from 10 to 11 a.m. --- The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus of Tennessee will be having chorus auditions for the 2018-19 season on Sept.

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Principal trombonist Massimo La Rosa has been suspended by the orchestra. He also teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

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Colwyn's Bay finest finger smith Jonathan Richards will host two consecutive evenings showcasing both his own sublime skills as well as the brilliance of his own proteges. On Friday, September 28 at 7.30pm Richards will introduce eight of his students for Jonathan Richards & Friends at the Prince's Drive Baptist Church in Colwyn Bay for a evening featuring renditions of works by composers including JS Bach, Handel and Schubert as well as some blues.

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If you can't find something - make that several things - of interest on the performing arts calendar this year, you simply aren't looking closely enough. Argue, if you will, for more or less of certain repertoire, greater thematic unity, or different soloists or conductors.

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