Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Conductor/Pianist and Principal Strings Play Beach, Beethoven and Franck

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra conductor and pianist Stuart Malina will be joined by HSO Concertmaster Peter Sirotin, Principal Violist Julius Wirth, Principal Second Violinist Nicole Sharlow and Principal Cellist Fiona Thompson in a pair of concerts featuring American composer AMY BEACH’s Romance for Violin and Piano, Op. 23, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata No. 5 for Violin & Piano, “Spring” and Cesar Franck’s Piano Quintet.

The concerts will take place on (1) Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Gamut Theatre, 15 N. Fourth St., Harrisburg (tickets are $22 & $11 for students, available at harrisburgsymphony.org) AND (2) Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. inside the gallery at the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in Millersburg (tickets are $20, available through www.nedsmithcenter.org).

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HSO - Stuart & Friends - Ned Smith Center

Berkshire Opera Festival recital, Breaking Down Barriers, Will Include Songs By Beach, Chaminade, Smyth and Other Female Composers

Berkshire Opera Festival recital, Breaking Down Barriers, will be performed at Ventfort Hall in Lenox, MA on Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30pm. Featuring songs by Boston’s own AMY BEACH, Cécile Chaminade, Ethel Smyth, and others, the recital highlights works by female composers of Giacomo Puccini’s time whose music was largely overlooked during their lifetimes.

General admission tickets are priced at $30. They can be ordered through the Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) website,www.berkshireoperafestival.org, or by calling BOF at (413) 213-6622.

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Berkshire Opera Festival Recital - Breaking Down Barriers

University of Toledo presents concert entitled “From a Woman’s Point of View”

The University of Toledo Department of Music will present a concert from “A Woman’s Point of View,” featuring guest soprano, Dr. Carol Dusdieker and UT pianist and senior lecturer, Robert Ballinger. The program will include the music of AMY BEACH, Clara Schumann, Handel and Poulenc.

The concert will be held Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. in the UT Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall, 620 Art Museum Dr, Toledo, OH 43620. Free admission!

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UToledo - Dr. Carol Dusdieker

Oxford May Music Festival Will Include Amy Beach’s Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67

The Oxford May Music Festival will include AMY BEACH’s Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67 as well as chamber works by Haydn and Dvořák. The concert entitled “Piano Central” will take place on Thursday, April 28 at 20:00 (8pm) in the Holywell Music Room at Holywell Street Oxford, OX1 3SA United Kingdom.

Oxford May Music is a music, science and arts festival that celebrates culture and human achievements. The festival is from April 27 – May 2. Evening concert tickets are £20 (senior citizens & concessions £15).

The festival will also include Rebecca Clarke‘s Viola Sonata on April 29 at the same time and place!

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Oxford May Music

Jemma Brown (mezzo-soprano) and Maryam Sherhan (piano) perform works by Beach, Hensel & Liddell

Jemma Brown (mezzo-soprano) and Maryam Sherhan (piano) perform a programme inspired by the exhibitions of women illustrators and artists including music by AMY BEACH, Fanny Hensel and Claire Liddell.

The event will take place on Thursday, 14th April 2016, 6-6.30pm at the Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, United Kingdom. No booking required: free, unticketed.

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Jemma Brown and Maryam Sherhan

The Mill City String Quartet will play the string quartets by Amy Beach, Fanny Mendelssohn and Germaine Tailleferre.

In their upcoming concerts entitled “That’s What She Said…,” The Mill City String Quartet will play the string quartets by AMY BEACH, Fanny Mendelssohn and Germaine Tailleferre.

The concerts will be this Saturday, April 9 (7pm) at the James J. Hill House Art Gallery in Saint Paul, Minnesota AND again on Sunday, April 10 (3pm) at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Minnetonka, Minnesota.  Admission is free!

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