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2014-04-08 23:33:36

Ann Wagner is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 NAPW honors Ann L. Wagner as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Wagner is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in aesthetics and cosmetology. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-04-04 23:23:26

Hey Young Managers! Shut up Already! Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 What’s the best way to understand what people are saying? Stop talking! Listen to what your boss says. Listen to what the employees are saying. The message of getting through to our younger managers is a critical one. Eric Wagner says too many new managers lack the basic ability to communicate effectively. They talk when they should be listening. In his new book, “Shutting Up,” Wagner gives effective advice...

2014-03-30 23:04:04

The website Famous Composers was created to help the public learn about the greatest music writers in the world. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The newly published FamousComposers.org presents some of the most gifted music writers of all times. The website seeks to be the one-stop archive for those who need to research or acquire more information on their favourite music composers. The website launched after having been a work in progress for a while. Upon visiting the site, the reader is...

2014-03-20 12:31:22

New 2-CD Set Celebrates TCM's 20th Anniversary with Iconic Movie Themes and Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the 20th century's greatest music can be found in the film scores of Hollywood's golden age. For 20 years, Turner Classic Movies Network has been keeping this great music alive with their presentations of classic films for movie lovers of all ages. To mark the anniversary, Sony Masterworks and TCM have joined forces to...

2014-02-28 16:22:21

Pianist DMITRY RACHMANOV will perform a recital "Scriabin: The Russian Prometheus" at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019, on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The concert is presented by the Scriabin Society of America. Tickets are $35; students and seniors $20. For additional information call the Carnegie Hall box office at (212-247-7800) NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A rare all-Scriabin program performed by a noted interpreter of...

2014-02-11 12:25:42

Album Available Exclusively Via The Met Opera Shop on February 25, 2014 and Nationwide on April 1, 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If he wanted to, Jonas Kaufmann could easily fill his calendar with Verdi and Wagner, Puccini and Massenet, but however much he loves opera, he cannot live without lieder. For the German tenor, interpreting the classical lieder repertory is "the haute ecole of singing." It demands far more detailed work than any other vocal discipline, more color,...

2014-02-11 12:23:54

- One of the leading exponents of the music of our time, Steve Reich has, in the words of the jury, reinvented the form of the concert and musical theater, blurring the divide between genres MADRID, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category goes to American composer Steve Reich for "bringing forth a new conception of music, based on the use of pragmatic elements from everyday life and others...

2014-02-04 16:27:00

Intrepid Piano-Bass-Drums Trio To Release Long Awaited Recording Of Stravinsky's Revolutionary Orchestral Work NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Masterworks has announced the release of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, arranged and performed by The Bad Plus. The long anticipated recording arrives in stores and at all leading digital retailers on March 25(th). The Bad Plus - bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King - have a...

2014-02-03 16:23:37

LEIPZIG, Germany, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 3 February 2014, the 205th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, the extended Mendelssohn House Leipzig was reopened in Goldschmidtstrasse 12 with a new floor and a total size of 900 square metres. It is the world's only Mendelssohn museum and located in his last private apartment. The museum's new section on the ground floor provides a modern and innovative representation of Mendelssohn's life and...

2014-01-25 23:02:59

Respected former CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield has been discussing healthcare reform and associated business opportunities in leading Rhode Island newspaper; final part of series to appear in January 2014. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 After a stellar career as both a successful trial lawyer and then CEO of Rhode Island’s dominant health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, James Purcell did not miss a beat in his transition into becoming one of the leading lights of the...