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Gender Bender: Sarasota Ballet features alternating casts of all-male and all-female dancers - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gender Bender: Sarasota Ballet features alternating casts of all-male and all-female dancers
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
His ballet is performed to live music with a grand piano on stage. Dancers discover the piano and the Schubert waltzes that draw them around the stage. Opening 'Airs'. Performances of “Moving Identities” will open with “Airs,” one of the most classical ...

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Arts & Craft: It's app to be a smart new experience - Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)

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Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)

Arts & Craft: It's app to be a smart new experience
Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)
Going for baroque: Illinois State University faculty violinist Sarah Gentry and pianist Tuyen Tonnu team at 8 p.m. Monday for a free "Evening of Baroque Music" in Kemp Recital Hall. Along those lines, IWU's music faculty is celebrating German art music ...

New venue in the woods: The Studio offers live music, more - The Daily Gazette

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The Daily Gazette

New venue in the woods: The Studio offers live music, more
The Daily Gazette
Six miles from downtown Saratoga Springs, a new arts venue called The Studio is emerging in a forest of pine and hemlock. Sean Rowe, the deep-voiced alternative folk singer/songwriter from Troy who tours nationally, performed at the 90-seat Greenfield ...

Gender Bender - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gender Bender
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
His ballet is performed to live music with a grand piano on stage. Dancers discover the piano and the Schubert waltzes that draw them around the stage. Opening 'Airs'. Performances of “Moving Identities” will open with “Airs,” one of the most classical ...

Lima Symphony Orchestra presents "Baroque by Candlelight" - Your News Now

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:40

Lima Symphony Orchestra presents "Baroque by Candlelight"
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"People are much closer, the audience is really almost a part of the overall experience," says Brown-Ellis. "Then when you see the gorgeous candlelight it just creates an atmosphere that is the music as it was meant to be written, you know, this is ...

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Yet over its five years, this admirable initiative has not produced a work that could be called great—until Friday ... - Washington Classical Review

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:59

Washington Classical Review

Yet over its five years, this admirable initiative has not produced a work that could be called great—until Friday ...
Washington Classical Review
Mazzoli described the character's melismatic runs and turns as inspired by Baroque music, but there was also a Brittenesque quality to her use of the voice type, especially in the major aria for Miles as he rode the family horse across the prairie. The ...

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MSO's Winter Classical Concert Guest artist Hedi Salanki performs on harpsichord Saturday at Riley Center - Meridian Star

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 15:08

Meridian Star

MSO's Winter Classical Concert Guest artist Hedi Salanki performs on harpsichord Saturday at Riley Center
Meridian Star
“This concert features an enticing mix of music from the High Baroque period and music from the peak of the Classical era,” MSO Music Director and Conductor Peter Rubardt said. “One could fairly consider Johann Sebastian Bach to be the fountainhead of ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival returns for eighth year - Journal of the San Juan Islands

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:07

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Salish Sea Early Music Festival returns for eighth year
Journal of the San Juan Islands
This exploration of mostly French and Italian repertoire for treble viol, baroque guitar and flute from about 1625 to 1725 will present solos, duos and trios by Buonamente, Sweelinck, Heudelinne, Lully, De Visee, and Cheron. There will be performances ...

More music on tap from Baroque Orchestra of NJ - New Jersey Hills

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:08

More music on tap from Baroque Orchestra of NJ
New Jersey Hills
The Baroque Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2018 Pearl & Julius Young Music Competition for young instrumental artists, ages 16-22. First Prize is $1,000. The First Prize winner will perform a concerto movement at the BONJ Summer Music Festival in ...

Bach is back: 2018 season begins with organ works by Baroque master - The City Paper Bogota

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:52

Bach is back: 2018 season begins with organ works by Baroque master
The City Paper Bogota
The angelic organ music by Johann Sebastian Bach returns to the Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá, Saturday, January 20, at 5 pm. This performance spotlights Swedish organist Ulf Norberg. Amongst the most essential organists of his age, Norberg trained at ...

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Covering the musical waterfront: Organist James David Christie - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:16

Santa Fe New Mexican

Covering the musical waterfront: Organist James David Christie
Santa Fe New Mexican
... by the American Guild of Organists as its International Performer of the Year 2017 — no small accolade. He offers a recital on the C.B. Fisk tracker-action organ at Santa Fe's First Presbyterian Church (208 Grant Ave., 505-982-8544) on Friday, Jan ...

Reviving ancient baroque music, the Vincent Dumestre way - Indulge

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:48

Indulge

Reviving ancient baroque music, the Vincent Dumestre way
Indulge
In the new age when hip-hop and EDM dominate music charts, one must be thankful to masters like Vincent Dumestre for reviving music from another era and presenting it to the younger generation of music lovers. The 49-year-old French lutenist is an ...

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The Estonian National Symphony Coming to NIACC - KIOW

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:05

KIOW

The Estonian National Symphony Coming to NIACC
KIOW
The quality of ERSO's recordings has been praised in renowned classical music magazines and been rewarded with a number of prizes, the biggest of which was a Grammy in 2004 for its Sibelius cantatas (released on Virgin Classics). ERSO was also ...

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Purves-Smith: 'Gentle, beautiful' - TheRecord.com

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:53

TheRecord.com

Purves-Smith: 'Gentle, beautiful'
TheRecord.com
Michael Purves-Smith, who had been suffering from cancer when he died Saturday at the age of 72, was a modest person with an extraordinary collection of talents and interests. Many knew him as former artistic director of the Wellington Winds ensemble ...

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LSO: Intimate concert in an intimate setting - Lima Ohio

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:09

LSO: Intimate concert in an intimate setting
Lima Ohio
Just the opportunity to take this music outside of the concert hall and into this space offers a completely different experience. You have the flickering candlelight, you have the smaller orchestra, you see their faces, you see the conductor, so you ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival set to begin Jan. 23 - Tacoma Weekly

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:29

Tacoma Weekly

Salish Sea Early Music Festival set to begin Jan. 23
Tacoma Weekly
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival, which has been going on since 2011, presents chamber music from the 15th through 19th centuries on period instruments in cities all around the Salish Sea including Tacoma. The opening Tacoma concert of the 2018 ...

Looking for something to do this weekend? - Bloomington Pantagraph

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:04

Bloomington Pantagraph

Looking for something to do this weekend?
Bloomington Pantagraph
20, Castle Theatre, 209 E. Washington St., Bloomington; Sarcoma Foundation of America benefit concert in honor of Rachel Vincent, with Sweetwater; $15-$60; 309-820-0352. ISU String Project; 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21, ISU Kemp Recital Hall; honors recital; free ...

Baroque music shines in next Coast Recital concert - Coast Reporter

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:28

Coast Reporter

Baroque music shines in next Coast Recital concert
Coast Reporter
The Pacific Baroque Players and harpsichord soloist/conductor Alexander Weimann are the featured musicians in the Coast Recital Society concert this Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. The concert at the Raven's Cry Theatre will feature a wonderful and ...

Jamming with words, sound and harmony - The Hindu

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:54

The Hindu

Jamming with words, sound and harmony
The Hindu
“It is always thrilling to meet a new audience,” says Vincent Dumestre, the artistic director of Le Poème Harmonique, a leading French baroque ensemble that will perform in the city today. The ensemble plans to celebrate the golden age of baroque, an ...

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