12.04.2011 [Patch.com] - Beautiful sounds emanated from La Crescenta Presbyterian Church Saturday night as the Pasadena Master Chorale performed the much-loved Eine Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms. While the piece is performed
01.04.2011 [Times Herald-Record] - Also: Vassar College Choir, Christine R. Howlett, conductor, "Requiem" by Johannes Brahms 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 Johannes Brahms, Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) and Nänie, under the direction of Jan Harrington, professor of music and director of choral ensembles.
19.04.2011 [Alexandria Town Talk] - The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Symphonic Chorus will perform Johannes Brahms' "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
18.04.2011 [Montana State University] - In addition to the cantata, the Montanans will perform Maurice Ravel's "Trois Chansons" and University Chorale will sing the motet "Schaffe in Mir, Gott, Ein Rein Herz" (Create in Me, O God, a Pure Heart) by Johannes Brahms.
16.04.2011 [Examiner.com] - First on the program was Johannes Brahms' prodigious Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60, a rather dark work. Yet the tones of all the instruments was lush and warm, with good balance amongst the ensemble, despite the piano use of a full stick.
"Du hast keinen Begriff davon, wie es unsereinem zu Mute ist, wenn er immer so einen Riesen (Beethoven) hinter sich marschieren hört." - Max Kalbeck: Johannes Brahms. 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 Johannes Brahms : 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 Johannes Brahms, 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 Johannes Brahms 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
29.03.2011 [Brantford Expositor] - On a beautifully sunny Sunday afternoon at St. Pius Church, the Grand River Chorus, under artistic director Richard Cunningham, scaled first the foothills and then the mountain of Johannes Brahms.
19.04.2011 [Londonist] - One examines relationships through a love triangle around Johannes Brahms 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
17.04.2011 [Pensacola News Journal] - The program will include selections from the "Zigeunerlieder" of Johannes Brahms 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 Johannes Brahms' 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
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 Johannes Brahms; “Premiere Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Piano” by Claude Debussy and “Trois Pieces Breves for Woodwind Quintet” by Jacques Ibert.
26.03.2011 [Brantford Expositor] - Meanwhile, starting at 3 pm in St. Pius Church, 9 Waverley St., the Grand River Chorus directed by Richard Cunningham will perform the luscious music of Johannes Brahms. This includes his very moving Requiem, not at all a funeral mass with the usual
07.04.2011 [NJ.com] - The chorus will perform Howard Hanson's “Song of Democracy,” Franz Schubert's “Mass in G Major” and Johannes Brahms' “How Lovely is thy Dwelling Place” from his German Requiem. A $5 free-will donation is the suggested cost of admittance.
05.04.2011 [Minnesota Public Radio] - It was Joseph Joachim who introduced the young Johannes Brahms 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
08.04.2011 [Daily Herald] - The concerts will also include Edward Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite and Johannes Brahms'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