Baroque music

Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond - The Mercury News

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The Mercury News

Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond
The Mercury News
Baroque splendors, anyone? Choral masterworks? We've got 'em. Music lovers have a lot to choose from this season – from perennial favorites such as Bach's “Christmas Oratorio” to cheer-inducing new works like “A Lemony Snicket Holiday,” the Bay Area's ...

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

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I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
In “firament,” Shaw juxtaposes the rhythmic drive of Baroque music and minimalism using quotations from the second Brandenburg Concerto and invokes monophonic chant at the mention of a Kyrie. The stunning conclusion of the work plunges the audience ...

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ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics - The Chicago Maroon

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ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics
The Chicago Maroon
Edition of Contemporary Music (ECM) released an album of sonatas for piano and violin performed by Sir András Schiff and Yuuko Shiokawa on Friday, October 27, 2017. The album opens with the Bach's Sonata in E major for violin and harpsichord.

BAROQUE'N, REEDS, AND BOWS Opens at Sheldon Ballroom, 11/27 - Broadway World

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 23:20

BAROQUE'N, REEDS, AND BOWS Opens at Sheldon Ballroom, 11/27
Broadway World
He currently serves as Music Director for San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. CMSSL offers two performances of each regular season program in the Sheldon Ballroom (3648 Washington Blvd., Grand Center, St. Louis, MO 63108) on Monday ...

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Quicksilver's “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters - New York Classical Review

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:37

Quicksilver's “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters
New York Classical Review
But there were few if any unlikable moments in this self-styled “Cabinet of Musical Curiosities” presented by Music Before 1800 at Corpus Christi Church in Morningside Heights. Listeners accustomed to clear divisions between fast and slow movements ...

Penn State Altoona to host Apollo's Fire baroque quartet - Penn State News

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:44

Penn State News

Penn State Altoona to host Apollo's Fire baroque quartet
Penn State News
A quartet of musicians from the Cleveland baroque orchestra Apollo's Fire will perform on campus Dec. 1. The musicians will hold a forum in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at 3 p.m. and perform the concert "An ...

Early Music comes to Hastings - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:52

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Early Music comes to Hastings
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
On Saturday we have a feast of baroque music with an ensemble of ten players, drawn from soloist working with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, with familiar works by Vivaldi, Handel and Bach, and will be joined by soprano Charlotte Beament.

Review: The incredible shrinking orchestra hits high notes in second half - Post-Bulletin

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:51

Review: The incredible shrinking orchestra hits high notes in second half
Post-Bulletin
Though I have been critical in the past of non-period-instrument performances of Baroque music, I have changed my tune. Aside from the unfeasibility of outfitting the orchestra with period instruments/replicas, the music is made to be played and enjoyed.

Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26 - NJ.com

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:43

Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26
NJ.com
On Sunday, Nov. 26, at 4, The Gloria Consort will present a concert of Baroque chamber works by 18th century musical giants Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Arcangelo Corelli. Works by their contemporaries John Loeillet and Andrew ...

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging - The Guardian

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:26

The Guardian

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging
The Guardian
The conductor is the baroque-music specialist Laurence Cummings, directing from the harpsichord and dressed in jacket and squishy velvet cap to look alarmingly like Handel. He paces things snappily and, as the evening progresses, increasingly gets in ...

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London - Financial Times

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:09

Financial Times

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London
Financial Times
Atmospheric snatches of the Boyz n the Hood soundtrack — “We have a possible 187 [ie homicide]” — form part of an eclectic playlist that includes great ironic swaths of baroque music — Bach, Caldara, Vivaldi — spliced together with Jacques Brel and ...

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Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season - The University of Alabama Crimson White

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:07

The University of Alabama Crimson White

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season
The University of Alabama Crimson White
It has a feeling of perhaps inaugurating the holiday season to a certain extent and the beauty of smaller scale, and Baroque music seems to be just perfect for that.” Flatt also said he sees this concert as an “artistic opportunity” for the orchestra ...

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music - The Dominion Post

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:01

The Dominion Post

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music
The Dominion Post
This exuberant and exhilarating concert was a timely reminder of just where the performance of baroque music has reached in our time. When the authentic performance movement reared its head around 40 years ago, its early dogmatism subjected us to ...

Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday - Arizona Daily Sun

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:24

Arizona Daily Sun

Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday
Arizona Daily Sun
Various works by composers of that era and beyond the time of Bach are featured on the first half of Monday evening's program and offer a glimpse into the importance of the musical form of the Lutheran chorale or hymn that became a vital part of ...

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Review: Albany Symphony up for "Rite of Spring" challenges - Albany Times Union

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:04

Albany Times Union

Review: Albany Symphony up for "Rite of Spring" challenges
Albany Times Union
Baroque music found roots in Monteverdi as the 20th century composer has been inspired and challenged by the "Rite of Spring." Saturday night, the endless force of the work was riveting. One or two moments were not ideal (the opening bassoon solo ...

Luther brass ensembles take the stage - Luther College Chips

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 00:15

Luther College Chips

Luther brass ensembles take the stage
Luther College Chips
“We play a lot more Renaissance and medieval Baroque music just because that's what's written for Tuba and Euphonium choirs. There's not a lot of stuff specifically written for us.” After the Tuba and Euphonium performance, the Trombone Choir performed ...

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Master Chorale of Flagstaff “Go for Baroque” - Arizona Daily Sun

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 08:05

Arizona Daily Sun

Master Chorale of Flagstaff “Go for Baroque
Arizona Daily Sun
Various works by composers of that era and beyond the time of Bach are featured on the first half of Monday evening's program and offer a glimpse into the importance of the musical form of the Lutheran chorale or hymn that became a vital part of ...

The LA Phil is modern even when it's Baroque - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:35

Los Angeles Times

The LA Phil is modern even when it's Baroque
Los Angeles Times
“The Messiah” and “Christmas Oratorio” may be waiting in the wings, but Handel and Bach are already at hand. The season of the Baroque has begun, and it's proving that it can be the timeliest of music if we let it. The Los Angeles Philharmonic, for one ...

10+ things to do: Weekend of Nov. 18-19, 2017 - Fredericksburg.com

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:30

Fredericksburg.com

10+ things to do: Weekend of Nov. 18-19, 2017
Fredericksburg.com
Join Washington's Camerata at The Lake of the Woods Church (1 Church Lane, Locust Grove) from 7–8 p.m. Saturday for an evening of English Baroque music that will feature the works of Henry Purcell, George Frideric Handel, Robert Valentine and more.

The essence of the ensemble - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:29

TheChronicleHerald.ca

The essence of the ensemble
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Mackay has made a sideline of sorts for herself by developing projects that combine baroque music performance with projected images, lighting designs and actors. In 2014, Tafelmusik performed The Galileo Project in Atlantic Canada. “I don't at all ...

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