01.04.2011 [Times Herald-Record] - Also: Vassar College Choir, Christine R. Howlett, conductor, "Requiem" by JohannesBrahms for piano four hands, featuring soprano Courtenay Budd, baritone Charles Evans, and Vassar faculty members pianists Todd Crow and Richard Wilson, 3 pm April 3
20.04.2011 [DePauw University] - The 3 pm concert in the Green Center's Kresge Auditorium will feature two choral works of JohannesBrahms, Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) and Nänie, under the direction of Jan Harrington, professor of music and director of choral ensembles.
19.04.2011 [Green Bay Press Gazette] - Selections of the six-member Flute Ensemble, under the direction of Nancy Collins, include "How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" by JohannesBrahms and "Three Latin American Dances" by Keith Amos. The Saxophone Quartet, directed by John Salerno
19.04.2011 [Alexandria Town Talk] - The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Symphonic Chorus will perform JohannesBrahms' "A German Requiem" at 7:30 pm Thursday in Magale Recital Hall on the NSU campus in Natchitoches. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State, Bossier Parish
19.04.2011 [Ultimate Memorial] - The Houston Civic Symphony and the combined choirs of Houston Baptist University will perform JohannesBrahms' German Requiem. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required, and child care is provided for infants and children
"Du hast keinen Begriff davon, wie es unsereinem zu Mute ist, wenn er immer so einen Riesen (Beethoven) hinter sich marschieren hört." - Max Kalbeck: JohannesBrahms. 1. Band, 4. Auflage, Berlin: Deutsche Brahms-Gesellschaft, 1921, S. 165
It always saddens me to think that after all I am not yet a proper musician; but I have more aptitude for the calling than probably many of the younger generation have as a rule. It gets knocked out of you. Boys should be allowed to indulge themselves in jolly music; the serious kind comes of its own accord, although the lovesick does not. How lucky is the man who, like Mozart and others, goes to the tavern of an evening and writes some fresh music. For he lives while he is creating. - Letter to Clara Schumann (12 February 1856) as quoted in JohannesBrahms : A Biography (1997) by Jan Swafford, p. 153
11.04.2011 [MLive.com] - By Sheila McGrath | Advance Newspapers In 1853, when the composer Robert Schumann first heard the works of a 20-year-old German named JohannesBrahms, he declared Brahms “The Chosen One,” destined to be the composer who would give expression to his
11.04.2011 [Houston Press (blog)] - By Jef With One F, Mon., Apr. 11 2011 @ 8:01AM JohannesBrahms was and remains one of the most important and towering figures of the Romantic period of music. He rose from squalor as the son of a bassist and a seamstress. Brahms got his start playing
19.04.2011 [Londonist] - One examines relationships through a love triangle around JohannesBrahms and the other the US involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq. 25-28 May, tickets £8.20 (standing) to £19.40. The biggest names of the London dance scene, choreograph for a cast of
14.04.2011 [Columbus Ledger-Enquirer] - ... will present "Masters of Melody" featuring baritone Carl Ratner, accompanied by pianist David Goldberger. The two musicians will present works by Franz Schubert, Giuseppe Verdi, JohannesBrahms, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
17.04.2011 [Pensacola News Journal] - The program will include selections from the "Zigeunerlieder" of JohannesBrahms and Haydn's "Mass in the Time of War." Sheila Murphy, director of voice in UWF's music department, will join the Singers in an excerpt from Donizetti's opera
06.04.2011 [The Daily Tar Heel] - 1 and JohannesBrahms' Symphony No. 4. The first piece confirmed the high hopes of the audience. Hordes of violins created musical mist from which a solo by violinist and concertmaster Lev Klychkov — the image of Beethoven, but more imposing
08.04.2011 [Rochester City Newspaper (blog)] - The second half of the program was "Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift," Op. 45 ("A German Requiem, to Words of the Holy Scriptures") by JohannesBrahms. Composed between 1865 and 1868, this long, heavy work is sung in German with
25.03.2011 [Delaware County Daily Times] - Included in this program will be “Trio in A Minor, Op.114 for Clarinet, Cello and Piano” by JohannesBrahms; “Premiere Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Piano” by Claude Debussy and “Trois Pieces Breves for Woodwind Quintet” by Jacques Ibert.
07.04.2011 [NJ.com] - The chorus will perform Howard Hanson's “Song of Democracy,” Franz Schubert's “Mass in G Major” and JohannesBrahms' “How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place” from his German Requiem. A $5 free-will donation is the suggested cost of admittance.
05.04.2011 [St. Norbert Times] - She also played flawlessly on JohannesBrahms' Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1. with an emphasis on the Allegro Appassionato and Vivace movements. This particular opus was the final chamber work Brahms composed in his lifetime.
05.04.2011 [Minnesota Public Radio] - It was Joseph Joachim who introduced the young JohannesBrahms to Robert and Clara Schumann in 1853. To show her appreciation, Clara Schumann dedicated her Romance No. 1 for violin and piano to Joachim. She and Joachim performed it together on several
25.03.2011 [Moorestown Sun] - Works of the evening will include pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, JohannesBrahms, Claude Debussy, Scott Joplin, Fritz Kreisler, Pietro Mascagni and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Proceeds from this event will support faculty training.
08.04.2011 [Daily Herald] - The concerts will also include Edward Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite and JohannesBrahms's Haydn Variations. The symphony is sponsored in part by the Highland Arts Council. Concerts will be held at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday at Timberline Middle School