Baroque music

Mid-Winter Fireside Concert Voice of the Baroque — A Close EnCountertenor! - Hudson Valley 360

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Hudson Valley 360

Mid-Winter Fireside Concert Voice of the Baroque — A Close EnCountertenor!
Hudson Valley 360
The slow movements reach remarkable spiritual height and the outer movements are bursting with joy. Yehuda Hanani's legendary musicianship and artistic probing will enrich these challenging sonatas. We also introduce American countertenor Aryeh ...

Young violinist to perform duringSouthside String Quartet concert - Jefferson City News Tribune

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Young violinist to perform duringSouthside String Quartet concert
Jefferson City News Tribune
The Southside String Quartet, along with members of the Columbia Odyssey Chamber Ensemble, will perform an encore concert Friday featuring a young violinist. The “Baroque Concerto: Encore” will include classical and baroque music: Joseph Haydn's ...

History in sound: Eugene a hub of 'early music' activity - The Register-Guard

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 16:53

The Register-Guard

History in sound: Eugene a hub of 'early music' activity
The Register-Guard
While Eugene has been awash in early music activity for decades, we became a hot bed of baroque music since Helmuth Rilling and Royce Saltzman founded the Oregon Bach Festival in the early 1970s. Rilling's romantic approach to J. S. Bach reigned ...

Violist Lawrence Power on conventional wisdom and not being shy ... - The Strad

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:31

The Strad

Violist Lawrence Power on conventional wisdom and not being shy ...
The Strad
The British viola virtuoso is held up as a champion of his instrument by many young players. But, as he tells Toby Deller, he is more interested in being an adventurous performer and teacher who's prepared to challenge norms.

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Burning River Baroque To Perform At Lakewood Congregational Church On Friday, March 23 - Lakewood Observer

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:13

Lakewood Observer

Burning River Baroque To Perform At Lakewood Congregational Church On Friday, March 23
Lakewood Observer
Cleveland-based early-music ensemble Burning River Baroque will return to Lakewood this March with a performance of their Suppressed Voices: Music of the Banished. You can see this compelling program on Friday, March 23, in the chapel of the Lakewood ...

German Baroque Music For Mandolin - Mandolin Cafe

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:33

Mandolin Cafe

German Baroque Music For Mandolin
Mandolin Cafe
The German Baroque period featured three virtuosi - Biber, Westhoff and Johann Jakob Walther. Walther (1650-1717) performed as a violinist in the orchestra of Cosimo III from 1670 to 1674 (Medici dynasty) and served as concertmaster at the court in ...

Jonny Greenwood shifts gears from contemporary to 'sincerely romantic' for 'Phantom Thread' score - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:01

Los Angeles Times

Jonny Greenwood shifts gears from contemporary to 'sincerely romantic' for 'Phantom Thread' score
Los Angeles Times
The camera-shy Jonny Greenwood composed the score for "Phantom Thread," using baroque music for Daniel Day-Lewis' Reynolds Woodcock and "fluttery" romance for Vicky Krieps' Alma. (Laurie Sparham / Focus Features). The first piece of music in Paul ...

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Ars Lyrica, Bach Society strike tantalizing chord - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:01

Houston Chronicle

Ars Lyrica, Bach Society strike tantalizing chord
Houston Chronicle
Bach Society director Rich Erickson led Felsted's "Jonah" from the harpsichord, and while the performance may not have unveiled a neglected masterpiece, with its 40-minute length and stylistic similarities, the American oratorio made a good opening act ...

Harpsichord reproduces flavor of the Baroque at Fair concert - Plainview Daily Herald

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:57

Plainview Daily Herald

Harpsichord reproduces flavor of the Baroque at Fair concert
Plainview Daily Herald
“He's a specialist in building harpsichords,” Fountain said. “He drove out to Wayland, set it up and drove back the same day. It's a good quality instrument.” “It is so fulfilling to realize that we can now perform virtually every style of music as ...

Bach arranged for ukulele part of Friday Evening Music Club's Feb. 23 recital - Tribune-Review

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:12

Bach arranged for ukulele part of Friday Evening Music Club's Feb. 23 recital
Tribune-Review
23 recital by the Friday Evening Music Club. Music from the German baroque and English romantic periods, along with American jazz arrangements and spirituals, also will be heard at the program beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church ...

Entrepreneur: Jill Pearson - Post-Bulletin

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:03

Post-Bulletin

Entrepreneur: Jill Pearson
Post-Bulletin
I get to be endlessly creative, with no one dictating standards and curriculum and testing. I get to introduce kids to many wonderful art supplies and experiences, from printmaking with gelli plates to weaving on homemade looms to painting on mirrored ...

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The Overpowering Beauty of Music at Versailles - The New Yorker

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 05:01

The New Yorker

The Overpowering Beauty of Music at Versailles
The New Yorker
The protest prompted me to think about the political significance of the music being played inside. Les Talens Lyriques specialize in composers from the time of the French Baroque, when Versailles was the grandest court in Europe. Given that President ...

Art Alert: Baroque night with the Cairo Guitar Collective - Ahram Online

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 03:11

Ahram Online

Art Alert: Baroque night with the Cairo Guitar Collective
Ahram Online
On Saturday 24 February, the Cairo Guitar Collective (CGC) will hold an evening filled with music, focusing on works from the Baroque era and topping them with other compositions influenced by Baroque style. The programme of the evening includes: Fugue ...

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62 - The Local France

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 02:58

The Local France

French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62
The Local France
Lockwood's widow is the coloratura soprano Patricia Petibon, acclaimed for her interpretations of French Baroque music. The couple had just recorded an album together, said Lockwood's agent Christophe Deghelt, who called him "Mr. 100,000 volts" and ...
French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62 | French News ...Expatica France
French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood passes away at 62Times of India

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Bron Four Seasons review - Ballarat Courier

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:33

Ballarat Courier

Bron Four Seasons review
Ballarat Courier
The High Summer instalment of the Four Seasons Festival, in St.John's Church Creswick, was dedicated to the strong tradition of early music scholarship and performance in this country. The fascination with Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music ...

Noted jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies age 62 - gulfnews.com

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:06

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Noted jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies age 62
gulfnews.com
Paris: Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, died of a heart attack early Sunday, his agent said. Lockwood, who performed at Paris jazz venue Bal Blomet on Saturday, had turned 62 on February 11. “His ...
French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62 | French News ...Expatica France
French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62Citizen

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St. John's Church hosts baroque concert - OCRegister

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:39

St. John's Church hosts baroque concert
OCRegister
A night of baroque music at St. John's Lutheran Church is open to the community. The performance on Sunday, Feb. 25, is part of the church's 22nd annual concert series. The church's Cathedral Singers and orchestra will be performing; planned are pieces ...

St. John's Church hosts baroque concert - OCRegister

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 12:39

OCRegister

St. John's Church hosts baroque concert
OCRegister
A night of baroque music at St. John's Lutheran Church is open to the community. The performance on Sunday, Feb. 25, is part of the church's 22nd annual concert series. The church's Cathedral Singers and orchestra will be performing; planned are pieces ...

PREVIEW: Countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen – February 24, 2018 - theberkshireedge.com

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 00:10

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PREVIEW: Countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen – February 24, 2018
theberkshireedge.com
If you have even the slightest interest in Baroque music but have never heard a countertenor in concert, here's the chance you've been waiting for: On Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Saint James Place in Great Barrington, Close Encounters With Music will ...

A day for musical birthdays - Independent.ie

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:35

Independent.ie

A day for musical birthdays
Independent.ie
The shorter bow used in early baroque performance has become known as the Corelli bow. He was pushing an open door in terms of what he wrote. It became instantly popular, graceful and precise in equal measure. Corelli blazed the trail. Vivaldi, Handel ...

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