Baroque music

Johann Sebastian Bach (Eisenach, Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico —actualmente estado federado alemán de Turingia—, 21 de marzo./ 31 de marzo de 1685.-Leipzig, Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico —Sajonia—, 28 de julio de 1750) fue un compositor, organista, clavecinista, violinista, violista, maestro de capilla y Kantor alemán del periodo barroco. Fue el miembro más importante de una de las familias de músicos más destacadas de la historia, con más de 35 compositores famosos. Tuvo una gran fama como organista y clavecinista en toda Europa por su gran técnica y capacidad de improvisar música al teclado. Además del órgano y del clavecín, tocaba el violín y la viola da gamba.

Fall classical music and dance preview 2017: An embarrassment of classical concert riches in Northeast Ohio - cleveland.com (blog)

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Fall classical music and dance preview 2017: An embarrassment of classical concert riches in Northeast Ohio
cleveland.com (blog)
Much of our wealth stems from our many institutions: the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Oberlin College, Cuyahoga Community College, and Baldwin Wallace, and Cleveland State Universities. We're also keen on baroque and ...

October's festival frenzy kicks off early with music, food and wine at Barossa, Baroque & Beyond - The Advertiser

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:36

The Advertiser

October's festival frenzy kicks off early with music, food and wine at Barossa, Baroque & Beyond
The Advertiser
Barossa, Baroque & Beyond artistic director Sharon Grigoryan will also open proceedings as cellist with the Australian String Quartet for the Tafelmusik Dinner at fermentAsian Restaurant in Tanunda next Saturday, September 30. “The focus of BB&B is ...

Mountain Top to host second annual gala concert Sept. 24 - Conway Daily Sun

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:01

Conway Daily Sun

Mountain Top to host second annual gala concert Sept. 24
Conway Daily Sun
Six musicians, some who have a deep connection to Conway, and a dancer will perform music of the 17th century Baroque era. “It is coming to 20 years for us and the group came about with Richard Earle, of the Earle Family Farm in Conway. Dick and I went ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:18

San Francisco Chronicle

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
Marin Baroque Presents: Agave Baroque “Bach: All in the Family.” Aaron Westman, Natalie Carducci, and Anna Washburn, violin and viola; William Skeen, cello; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord. 8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 30. $10-$30. First Presbyterian Church, 72 ...

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Handel Goes Wild CD review – baroque collides with jazz and world - The Guardian

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:35

The Guardian

Handel Goes Wild CD review – baroque collides with jazz and world
The Guardian
I wouldn't say wild exactly, but Handel does go a bit off-road on this polished jam session from L'Arpeggiata, in which the ensemble's baroque players collide with a handful of jazz and world musicians, all led from the theorbo by Christina Pluhar.

Music of nature to open Columbus Symphony season - The Columbus Dispatch

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:52

Music of nature to open Columbus Symphony season
The Columbus Dispatch
“You could go back to some baroque music that has a chicken clucking,” said Frankel, who praises the “moving, majestic way that someone like Strauss is able to just take your breath away, the way your breath would be taken away by looking at, for ...

A Passion for Bach - Playbill.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:37

A Passion for Bach
Playbill.com
"It's a very nice hall for Baroque music," he says. "It's got a very good sound for a hall its size." McCreesh knows that there are quite discernable differences between Alice Tully Hall‹whose acoustics were made for music‹and the Church of St ...

A Day of Free Chamber Music, Jazz, Experimental Music and More - KQED

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:45

KQED

A Day of Free Chamber Music, Jazz, Experimental Music and More
KQED
And the sounds throughout the day encompass much more than chamber music these days. Ten years in, the festival features over 35 different groups playing baroque music, classical, jazz, experimental music. So you'll have the Alexander String Quartet ...

Free concert series returns to Shreveport this weekend - Shreveport Times

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:14

Shreveport Times

Free concert series returns to Shreveport this weekend
Shreveport Times
The Baroque Artists of Shreveport will open their 2017-18 season with a "music in the round"-style concert. The musicians will perform music from the classic and famously revered composers of the Baroque era, from 1600 to 1750. "It's full of joyful ...

Meet Italian violinist Elisa Citterio, Tafelmusik's new music director - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:14

The Globe and Mail

Meet Italian violinist Elisa Citterio, Tafelmusik's new music director
The Globe and Mail
It's been three years since Jeanne Lamon retired as music director of Toronto's illustrious Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. The new kahuna is Elisa Citterio, a hot-shot Italian violinist who makes her debut this week as the orchestra's director with A ...

Classical CD Of The Week: Baroque Concerto Gems From Guretzky - Forbes

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:35

Forbes

Classical CD Of The Week: Baroque Concerto Gems From Guretzky
Forbes
In the hands of the Gentlemen's violinist Rodolfo Richter it never sounds as if it were out to be difficult, though, and instead proves a musical joy… much like the surrounding cello concertos. With improvised cadenzas and first-rate historically ...

Period sight and sounds at the new season of recitals at Norfolk's Raynham Hall - Norwich Evening News

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:34

Period sight and sounds at the new season of recitals at Norfolk's Raynham Hall
Norwich Evening News
Having been an opera singer around the world for many years and doing a lot of this music, especially baroque music, they asked me to help them out.” He has been helping to choose a repertoire for five years and has performed before but never before ...

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Elisa Citterio performs as Tafelmusik's new leader Sept - Toronto Star

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:52

Toronto Star

Elisa Citterio performs as Tafelmusik's new leader Sept
Toronto Star
She has crossed the Atlantic Ocean — leaving Italy's renowned La Scala orchestra in Milan — to become the music director of Toronto's Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, headquartered in a Bloor St. W. church. After 33 years under the steady ...

'Twilight Baroque' slated at Christ Church - Rappahannock Record

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:35

'Twilight Baroque' slated at Christ Church
Rappahannock Record
Historic Christ Church & Museum will welcome fall with “Twilight Baroque,” a classical program of music from the latter part of Baroque period, 1680-1750. The concert will be presented from 4 to 6 p.m. September 30 inside Historic Christ Church, 420 ...

Junk Shop Classical on Vivaldi: Music Stories Told £1 LP By £1 LP - The Quietus

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:39

The Quietus

Junk Shop Classical on Vivaldi: Music Stories Told £1 LP By £1 LP
The Quietus
This might sound ridiculous, but if you'd walked into a record shop in 1955 on the hunt for new music that was radical and unusual, you might well have been handed a copy of an unknown piece of dazzling, nervy baroque music, The Four Seasons, by a ...

Musica Angelica Adds New Executive Director - Gazette Newspapers

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:12

Musica Angelica Adds New Executive Director
Gazette Newspapers
Opsahl's husband, Ian Pritchard, also is a professional musician and is on the faculty of the Colburn School of Music. The couple has two boys; Oliver, 4, and Oscar, 2. Musica Angelica musicians play baroque music on instruments authentic to the period.

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor - Broadway World

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:21

ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
Broadway World
Canadian soprano Hélène Brunet is recognized for her interpretations of the works of Bach, Handel and Mozart, and her repertoire extends from Baroque to the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. In recent seasons, Brunet has performed with reputed ...

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Classical Music: KSU Guest Concert: Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble, Akron Symphony Orchestra presents 'The ... - Akron Beacon Journal

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:29

Classical Music: KSU Guest Concert: Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble, Akron Symphony Orchestra presents 'The ...
Akron Beacon Journal
Debra Nagy, director. Songs Without Words. A Baroque-Jazz crossover program featuring music by Lambert, Lully & Marais alongside tunes by Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Stephen Sondheim and others. $20-$35. For tickets, go to http://www.lec.edu/PAS.

Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra Announces New Executive Director - Long Beach Post

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:50

Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra Announces New Executive Director
Long Beach Post
“I am looking forward to working with Musica Angelica's board of directors, staff, and music patrons to develop and maintain a thriving early music community that will benefit and enrich not only Long Beach, but the entire Southern California region ...

Arlington Heights music association announces lineup - Chicago Daily Herald

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:28

Chicago Daily Herald

Arlington Heights music association announces lineup
Chicago Daily Herald
The Newberry Consort, a Chicago-based ensemble that plays and sings Medieval, Renaissance and baroque music, will perform April 22, 2018. The Glenn Miller Orchestra will close out the concert season May 20, 2018. The Glenn Miller band attracts the ...

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