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WFIU Fundraiser for Classical Music Endowment – Thomas Baldner
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Thomas Baldner poses for a photo as WFIU Major Gifts and Grants Officer Nancy Krueger and WFIU Community Advisory Board member Janis Starcs look at a some music manuscripts on the wall.

Wuthering Heights and Bernard Herrmann’s film music legacy
Bernard Herrmann was an Academy Award-winning American composer whose unforgettable collaborations include Psycho with Alfred Hitchcock, Citizen Kane with Orson Welles and Taxi Driver with Martin Scorsese. Minnesota Opera’s new production of his only opera celebrates the centennial of the composer’s birth and is the first major revival of this forgotten masterpiece since it was written in …
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Karlheinz Stockhausen’s opera ‘Sonntag aus Licht’ performed in Cologne
COLOGNE, Germany — Will Karlheinz Stockhausen’s reputation ever be rehabilitated? The question hangs over this city this month, with the world premiere of “Sonntag aus Licht,” the last, longest entry in the composer’s 29-hour, seven-opera cycle, “Licht” (“Light: The Seven Days of the Week”). And though the German composer — a leading figure in contemporary music for the second half of the 20th …
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Sweet music
The Williston Concert Association presented Simon and Son, a father and son piano duet, in the Williston High School auditorium Thursday evening. This concert was the second-to-last event of the season. The next concert is on April 16 and is described as club and swing music.
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Final Greenville Symphony chamber concert full of charm
The Greenville Symphony is ending this year’s chamber music series with a sunny smile, entirely in keeping with the recent spring days we’ve been enjoying. No grief or world-weary angst on this weekend’s program.
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