Baroque music

Musicians of note - Lewiston Morning Tribune

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Lewiston Morning Tribune

Musicians of note
Lewiston Morning Tribune
London is “a hotbed of Baroque performance,” Garrison said, and this group doesn't just play the music — it brings the dancers too. Alongside flute, violins, harpsichord and other instruments, two dancers in period dress will perform traditional court ...

Jacksonville Symphony to present tribute concert to Johann Sebastian Bach - Ponte Vedra Recorder

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Jacksonville Symphony to present tribute concert to Johann Sebastian Bach
Ponte Vedra Recorder
The Symphony will be joined by Matthew Halls, a conductor who specializes in the performance of Baroque music. Halls first came to prominence as a keyboard player and early music conductor, but the Brit is now known for his dynamic work with major ...

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Standouts include 'Broadway A to Z' and Dr Pepper Day - Roanoke Times

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Roanoke Times

Standouts include 'Broadway A to Z' and Dr Pepper Day
Roanoke Times
This vocal music concert contrasts Handel's baroque music and vocal works by Philip Glass. The performance features the 15-member Les Violons du Roy and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. Taking its name from the renowned string orchestra of the ...

French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance - ArtsHub UK

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 20:57

French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance
ArtsHub UK
The BBC Singers and the Academy of Ancient Music perform choral music by Lully and are joined by dynamic South Asian dance company Akademi for a vibrant and contemporary interpretation of dances from Rameau's operas in the classical Indian dance ...

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:24

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
That was mostly due to his discovery of Renaissance and Baroque music, originally written for lute and arranged later for the guitar. “I gravitated toward the lute and wanted to hear how this music might have sounded on the instrument for which it was ...

Bach, Beethoven and Barber, oh my! Here's your classic music guide for this weekend - Idaho Statesman

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:20

Idaho Statesman

Bach, Beethoven and Barber, oh my! Here's your classic music guide for this weekend
Idaho Statesman
Trabichoff, concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic and former concertmaster of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, was also one of the first soloists to perform with the Boise Baroque Chamber. Keck is Boise Baroque's principal oboist and a diverse ...

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Review: Christopher's Classics – NZ Barok with James Bush - Radio New Zealand

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:35

Radio New Zealand

Review: Christopher's Classics – NZ Barok with James Bush
Radio New Zealand
These days it's rare that recordings of baroque music are made with anything other than period instruments and specialist performers – to the extent that modern instruments and older recordings now just sound wrong. The most obvious revelations (some ...

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Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:02

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song
The Kingston Whig-Standard
The ensemble specializes in late Renaissance and Baroque vocal music, and was formed in 2004 by its director Lionel Meunier. It tours and records extensively, and has won almost all the European recording awards (including a coveted Gramophone ...

10 things to do in Edmonton this week: DEDfest, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, and Foo Fighters - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:20

The Kingston Whig-Standard

10 things to do in Edmonton this week: DEDfest, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, and Foo Fighters
The Kingston Whig-Standard
Children's music, TV show themes, Dial-A-Song services, Tony Award-nominated Broadway scores, and alt-rock hits; not many bands have wandered so successfully across the musical landscape as They Might Be Giants. The 36-year-old, Brooklyn-based ...

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Needham resident named executive director of Boston Baroque - Wicked Local

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:07

Needham resident named executive director of Boston Baroque
Wicked Local
Boston Baroque Music Director Martin Pearlman agreed. “Jennifer knows our field well and will bring important skills and new ideas to Boston Baroque,” he said. “I very much look forward to working with her.” Hughes is enthusiastic about her future with ...

Exclusive: Maestro gets married - Slipped Disc

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:22

Slipped Disc

Exclusive: Maestro gets married
Slipped Disc
On Saturday, in the Teatro Rossini of Lugo, near Bologna, the Baroque director Rinaldo Alessandrini married Massimiliano Marsili, an IT specialist. The marriage, celebrated by Mayor Davide Ranalli, took place during the Purtimiro baroque music festival ...

Chanticleer marks four decades of choral versatility - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Chanticleer marks four decades of choral versatility
San Francisco Chronicle
The men's chorus Chanticleer was founded to perform the polyphonic vocal music of the Renaissance, but the group soon realized that that field alone was far too narrow for its artistic gifts. And so its purview spread to include Baroque music ...

2018 Colour of Music Festival Announced For October 24-27 - charlestonchronicle.net

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:10

charlestonchronicle.net

2018 Colour of Music Festival Announced For October 24-27
charlestonchronicle.net
The Baroque to Early Classical music theme is a perfect evolution for the Festival's expanded Chamber Music Series presentations in Charleston at theEdmondston-Alston House Museum Salon, 21 East Bay Street, Murry Center Salon, 14 George Street, and ...

Baroque Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on the Ephemerality of Musical Experiences - The Epoch Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 07:13

The Epoch Times

Baroque Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on the Ephemerality of Musical Experiences
The Epoch Times
NEW YORK—“I don't think you can make it too grand of a thing,” violinist Augusta McKay Lodge says of music. “It's too ephemeral, it's fleeting, you're in the moment. It's not something that stays around.” Just the other week she attended a ...

Madison Bach Musicians fill theatre with joyful music - Your Daily Globe.com

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 23:35

Madison Bach Musicians fill theatre with joyful music
Your Daily Globe.com
The group is passionate about bringing the authentic sound of the Baroque musicians of the past in its fullness to the listening community. Before the concert, the group's artistic director and harpsichordist, Trevor Stephenson, called the period of ...

Ready for Baroque weekend at Brecon - Powys County Times

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:14

Powys County Times

Ready for Baroque weekend at Brecon
Powys County Times
VOCES8 make their Festival debut joining Rachel and Brecon Baroque in this programme interweaving music for violin together with choral masterpieces by composers including Thomas Tallis, JS Bach, Heinrich von Biber, Nicola Matteis and a new work by ...

Finding music in unlikely places - Faribault County Register

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:51

Faribault County Register

Finding music in unlikely places
Faribault County Register
When Tim and Vicky Nelson built a new shop on their farm a few years ago, hosting a concert featuring classical baroque music was probably the furthest thing from their minds. Yet, on a cool fall evening last Saturday night that is exactly what happened.

Finding music in unlikely places - Faribault County Register

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:51

Faribault County Register

Finding music in unlikely places
Faribault County Register
When Tim and Vicky Nelson built a new shop on their farm a few years ago, hosting a concert featuring classical baroque music was probably the furthest thing from their minds. Yet, on a cool fall evening last Saturday night that is exactly what happened.

Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Them Foreigners” at First Unitarian Thursday Evening - Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:06

Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)

Repast Baroque Ensemble Presents “Them Foreigners” at First Unitarian Thursday Evening
Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)
The Repast Baroque Ensemble returns to Brooklyn Heights, and to the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, this Thursday evening, October 18, starting at 8:00. They will present “Them Foreigners,” a program of baroque ...

An enchanting program of pop music from Baroque-era Venice - San Francisco Chronicle

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 16:10

San Francisco Chronicle

An enchanting program of pop music from Baroque-era Venice
San Francisco Chronicle
The line between classical and popular music has never been very fixed or firm, but in some settings it's so porous as to be almost meaningless. Italy in the 17th century provides just one example, as an enchanting program of vocal and instrumental ...

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