Archive for October, 2010

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Press Gazette: Brown County Civic Music hosts famed folk ensemble

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Press-Gazette • October 23, 2010

For its second concert of the season, Brown County Civic Music Association will present the internationally known Tamburitzans.

The 32-member ensemble from Duquesne University performs the traditional music, songs and dances of Eastern Europe under the direction of managing director Paul Stafura.

Read the complete article at: http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201010230407/GPG04/10230424

Public Radio Fans, Support Civic Music & WPR

Friday, October 29th, 2010

A gift to Civic Music can also support Wisconsin Public Radio. Your $40 donation to Civic Music, designated for a public radio announcement, means listeners will be informed about our upcoming concert. It’s an easy way to get our name “out there.” At every concert there are new attendees who learned of us through public radio.

3 ways to buy a $40 WPR Announcement for Civic Music

  1. Add “WPR Announcement $40” to your cart on the Purchase Tickets Online page and complete the secure checkout process powered by PayPal
  2. Make a gift through our Donation page, also powered by PayPal, and ad a “special instruction” that your gift is designated for WPR Announcement
  3. We also always accept gifts by mail or in person.
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    P.O. Box 5243
    De Pere, WI 54115

We want to hear from you

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Your opinions and suggestions are important to us. Your comments on a past or future performance are forwarded to our talent selection committee and are taken into consideration when planning future performances.

Simply fill out our handy online contact form or send us an e-mail

Correction: Tamburitzans concert is Nov. 6

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

An article in Saturday’s Press Gazette included an incorrect date for a performance by the Duquesne University Tamburitzans. The correct date is Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ralph Holter Auditorium at Green Bay West High School.

If you don’t already have them, get your tickets online here. (Scroll down to find individual ticket sales.)

You are invited!

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

A reception for the audience follows every concert. Join us after the Tamburitzans of Duquesne University concert on on Saturday, November 6th at Titletown Brewing Company where you can visit with your Civic Music friends while nibbling on complimentary snacks.

Location: 200 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI

Press Gazette: Moscow ensemble brings crowd to its feet – twice

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

By Warren Gerds • October 3, 2010

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin earned two standing ovations Saturday night to get another season of Brown County Music Association concerts off to a solid start.

The 17 musicians from Moscow poured splendor into Ralph Holter Auditorium of Green Bay West High School.

Youth was present. Many of the players seem to be in their 20s.

Most impressive on the evening was “Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins” by Johann Sebastian Bach. Two female violinists from the orchestra stood out front and dove into the energy and rich tapestry piece. Seeing how they led the orchestra and how they finessed where their instruments rose, raced and interacted was fascinating. That was the only piece not led by founder and music director Misha Rachlevsky, who conducts without a score. His attention to detail reaps rewards all around…

To read the review in its entirety, go to:

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20101003/GPG0704/10030614/Warren-Gerds-column-Moscow-ensemble-brings-crowd-to-its-feet-twice

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Program | Season Listing | Biographies

Photo: Kremlin Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Photo of Conductor Misha Rachlevsky

Conductor Misha Rachlevsky

We open with one of Russia’s most heralded chamber ensembles. Music director Misha Rachlevsky emigrated from Moscow as a rising young violinist in the 1970s. With the fall of communism he returned in 1991 to found a chamber orchestra comprising some of Russia’s finest young string players. Whether through widely sold CDs or mesmerizing concerts, the orchestra wins praise for bringing passion, flawless ensemble and majestic artistry to every performance.

Additional Information

www.chamberorchestrakremlin.ru/indexorch.htm

Concert Program and Program Notes

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin’s recordings are available at this concert.