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2009-06-22 09:00:00

BERLIN, NIMES, France and RICHMOND, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BRAHMS Aktiengesellschaft, a global diagnostics company, Cezanne, and Lumiphore Inc., a biotechnology leader in new proprietary fluorescent metal-lanthanide technology for use in high-value applications, announced that they have signed an agreement on incorporation of Lumiphore's Lumi4(R)-Tb complexes in BRAHMS diagnostic tests. Under the agreement, BRAHMS together with its subsidiary Cezanne, developer and manufacturer of...

2008-10-02 03:00:30

By Eisler, Edith Lots of Fireworks Romance In A minor, Op. 42, for violin and piano by Max Bruch, edited by Aaron Rosand. International Music Company, No. 3590, $17. Bruch's Romance in A minor struts its bravura stuff SOMETIMES POSTERITY'S JUDGMENT of a composer's work differs radically from that of his contemporaries. Max Bruch was one of the most respected, prolific German composers of his time, admired for his technical skill and mastery of every style, genre, and national idiom. He...

2008-08-27 15:00:48

THOSE who missed some of the most talked about shows of the festival will be able to catch them again on the radio from this week. Today, Radio 3 listeners can relive performances by French clarinetist Paul Meyer and Eric Le Sage, who offered a recital of Brahms' sonatas and Martinu's Sonatina and Lutoslawski's miniature Dance Preludes. The Radio 3 series of programmes launched yesterday with the first Queen's Hall concert for Festival 08 by The Ysae Quartet. On Thursday, Gabriela...

2008-08-24 00:00:00

A city choral group will give a concert for charity. St David's Singers will be performing at United Reformed Church, in Southernhay, on Saturday, September 13, at 7.30pm. The programme will include pieces by Victoria Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Mozart and Brahms. The concert is in aid of the Towersey Foundation, a national charity based in Newton Abbot, which provides music therapy for hospice patients and children at special schools. The Singers hope to raise funds to support the...

2008-08-04 09:00:38

CONTRALTO Sally Daley will be performing songs of Brahms and Schubert to some popular operatic arias and lighter music accompanied by BBC pianist Vincent Billington. The concert is on Wednesday at Whitby Pavilion starting at 12.30pm. Admission pounds 3 on the door. (c) 2008 Evening Gazette - Middlesbrough. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-30 15:00:49

HARRISON - The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival season will continue Tuesday, Aug. 5, with a program featuring compositions by Menotti, Mendelssohn and Brahms. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theater. Gian Carlo Menotti, the distinguished Italian-American composer who died in 2007, is best known for opera, especially the popular Christmas story, "Amahl and the Night Visitors." Later in life, he found expression for his eloquent voice in chamber music. His Suite for Two...

2008-07-19 12:00:31

By Edward Reichel Deseret News PARK CITY AND SALT LAKE CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Stanfield Fine Art Gallery, Park City, Friday Music for the clarinet and music by Johannes Brahms were on the program Friday night at the Park City and Salt Lake City Music Festival. Taking place in the intimate surroundings of Stanfield Fine Art Gallery, the concert was a treat for both eyes and ears. The first half of the concert was rather light in content and duration, with fairly short pieces for two...

2008-07-07 00:00:13

By Max Koh HE is young but his fingers can mesmerise you on the black-and- whites with a repertoire that swings from baroque to modern. MAX KOH finds out more about HSBC Classics Piano Festival 2008 featured soloist and judge Matthew Kam. HE is said to be a rising star in the classical world of music. All of 27, Mathew Kam's lyrical performances on the piano have captured the attention of critics and composers alike. One critic described him as an "engaging young pianist (who) rises...


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