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Sons of Brubeck and a French doctor write D-Day symphony

Rennes (France) (AFP) - Right after the D-Day landings, their fathers' paths crossed in the war-torn villages of northern France, one a US jazz musician turned soldier, the other a French teenager. Now the sons of jazz icon Dave Brubeck and a Normand.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 11th, 2019

Zelda symphony returns in 2015 with new music from Majora"s Mask 3D and more

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, the concert series that celebrates Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series, is hitting the road in 2015 with a new "Master's Quest" tour. Next year's Symphony of the Goddesses performances.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 10th, 2014

Watch Sir Mix-A-Lot and the Seattle Symphony Perform "Baby Got Back"

One word - glorious. That's all that needs to be said of Seattle Symphony getting together with Sir Mix-A-Lot to perform his classic hit "Baby Got Back." The YouTube video from over the weekend says the Symphony, via its Sonic Evolution project, works to .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJun 9th, 2014

Google in talks to invest in chat company Symphony: source

(Reuters) - Google, which has now morphed into holding company Alphabet Inc , is in talks with messaging startup Symphony Communication Services LLC for a round of fundraising, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Symphony's chat service a.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 24th, 2017

Google takes stake in Wall Street-backed chat company Symphony: WSJ

(Reuters) - Google, which has now morphed into holding company Alphabet Inc, took a stake in Symphony Communication Services LLC in a fundraising round that values the messaging startup at $650 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. Symphony's la.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooOct 7th, 2015

Messaging system Symphony to add Dow Jones news content: FT

(Reuters) - Wall Street-backed Symphony Communications Services LLC has struck a deal with News Corp-owned Dow Jones to offer news content in its service, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. In the deal likely to be unveiled this week, Symphony will o.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooSep 14th, 2015

"Doctor Who" Season Finale Preview: What Has The Doctor "Hell Bent"?

After his bone-chilling solo adventure last week, The Doctor wraps up the current season of Doctor Who tonight with "Hell Bent." What is the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) going to do now that he's........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseDec 6th, 2015

Jon Spaihts Tapped to Write Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

Jon Spaihts is in negotiations to write the script for Marvel’s “Doctor Strange.” Scott Derrickson is on board to direct the pic which will be produced by by Kevin Feige. Executive producers on the project are Louis D’Esposito, Victor.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 5th, 2019

Marvel Setting Jon Spaihts To Script ‘Doctor Strange’

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Studios is negotiating with Jon Spaihts to write the script for Doctor Strange, the franchise-launching film which will be directed by Scott Derrickson. Doctor Strange was hatched by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko during that Marvel Comics hey.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 5th, 2019

Alan Wake, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Pac-Man join Xbox One backward compatibility roster

Microsoft added three Xbox 360 titles to its list of backward compatible games supported on Xbox One, including Remedy's excellent Alan Wake, the legendary Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and arcade classic Pac-Man. Alan Wake compatibility arrives.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMar 28th, 2016

Q&A: Boston Symphony"s Andris Nelsons on Europe and crazy 8s

BOSTON (AP) — What you won't hear from the Boston Symphony: sour notes between the orchestra and music director Andris Nelsons......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 26th, 2017

Striking Pittsburgh Symphony cancels shows through Nov. 18

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has canceled all concerts through Nov. 18 because of a strike by musicians while their union and management blame each other for a string of cancellations......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooOct 24th, 2016

Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in deb.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 1st, 2016

Memphis Symphony Orchestra, U of M announce partnership

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the University of Memphis have formed a partnership that organizers say will solve the music organization's financial hardships......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMay 12th, 2016

Composer Thomas Ades heads to Boston Symphony

Thomas Ades, often considered one of the leading contemporary composers, was named Thursday to a new three-year position at the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ades will also direct the 2018 and 2019 festivals of contemporary music at Tanglewood, the summer ho.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMar 14th, 2016

Tech at the symphony: Boston orchestra loaning patrons iPads

BOSTON (AP) — A night at the symphony usually means silencing cellphones and mobile devices before the music starts......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 19th, 2016

Young star Nelsons sees new reach for classical music

As a summer breeze blew, Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Andris Nelsons summoned the sense of an opening to heaven as voices from the giant choir rattled the open-air theater. Nelsons had chosen Mahler's Symphony No. 8, one of the biggest and mos.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooAug 26th, 2015

Symphony"s Wall Street messaging system aims to widen reach

By Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) - Symphony Communication Services LLC, a Wall Street-backed messaging and information startup, is about to start offering its product more widely. The company, which has more than 30,000 users in a "beta" version .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 20th, 2015

CD Review: The Relapse Symphony – “Shadows: The Acoustic Sessions” (Standby Records)

By unplugging the amps and tripping the breakers, The Relapse Symphony has accomplished a difficult task – they’ve managed to make their catchy debut Shadows even more infectious. On Shadows: The A........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseDec 24th, 2014

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra players ratify contract

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management has announced agreement with its players on a four-year contract and says the orchestra's 70th anniversary season will open Thursday......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 15th, 2014

Detroit Symphony launches 1st educational webcast

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra took a tour of more than 400 schools Wednesday in its hometown and beyond, but the road trip was a virtual one......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 17th, 2014