Baroque music

Baroque music is coming in swinging - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 06:55

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Baroque music is coming in swinging
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Members of the festival orchestra join her both nights, and baroque violin specialist Elizabeth Phelps solos Thursday. Sorrell grew up playing piano and violin. When she was in high school, she said, some of the first recordings of baroque music ...

Musical duo to examine love, relationships, sexism — by way of Baroque - Yellow Springs News

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 05:10

Yellow Springs News

Musical duo to examine love, relationships, sexism — by way of Baroque
Yellow Springs News
You might not consider classical music as a tool for examining sexism; that's quite alright for Cleveland-based duo Burning River Baroque, who will be more than happy to show you it can be done. Burning River Baroque — soprano and violinist Malina ...

Aug. 9-10: Homefront, Roses and Rosé, Outdoor Type, Richard Dawkins, American Bach Soloists Festival, Sinister ... - San Francisco Examiner

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:01

San Francisco Examiner

Aug. 9-10: Homefront, Roses and Rosé, Outdoor Type, Richard Dawkins, American Bach Soloists Festival, Sinister ...
San Francisco Examiner
American Bach Soloists Festival: Jeffrey Thomas, co-founder and director of the Baroque music group, speaks on “Bach's Mass in B Minor: A Look from the Inside” in a free lecture. [5 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]. Sinister Dexter: The ...

Pegasus Early Music stages its first opera, 'Dido and Aeneas' - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 01:04

Rochester City Newspaper

Pegasus Early Music stages its first opera, 'Dido and Aeneas'
Rochester City Newspaper
"Many baroque operas are actually not far removed from what we do in Pegasus," she says; the ensemble's programs often include singers performing cantatas, madrigals, and other works for several voices, sung in an improvisatory style and accompanied ...

Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis in conversation - Interlochen

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:54

Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis in conversation
Interlochen
The album features Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis performing some of the first music written in France for the solo cello. Soltis recently spoke with Classical IPR's Amanda Sewell about her new album, why France was so resistant to outside musical ...

Baroque Artists of CU appoint Joseph Baldwin as new Music Director - Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 15:07

Baroque Artists of CU appoint Joseph Baldwin as new Music Director
Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
The Baroque Artists of C-U (BACH), C-U's premier chamber quire, is in the midst of adding to the strong foundation their program. As they make some very important changes, they welcome their new Music Director, Joseph Baldwin. Below you can read all ...

Burning River Baroque letting listeners choose their own adventure with 'At a Crossroads' (preview) - cleveland.com (blog)

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:13

cleveland.com (blog)

Burning River Baroque letting listeners choose their own adventure with 'At a Crossroads' (preview)
cleveland.com (blog)
Unless, of course, you're Burning River Baroque co-founder Malina Rauschenfels, in which case you see a flaw in how much early music is presented. In her opinion, and that of her partner, Paula Maust, the music of the 17th and early 18th centuries ...

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra to play weekend concert - Kenai Peninsula Online

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 00:04

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra to play weekend concert
Kenai Peninsula Online
It also includes a harpsichord part playing a continuo — a Baroque music feature combining chords and a bassline. In the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra's version, the continuo will be the harpsichord voice of an electronic keyboard. Alaska has only one ...

Early Music Now Reports Record-Setting 30th Anniversary Season - urbanmilwaukee (press release)

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 18:07

Early Music Now Reports Record-Setting 30th Anniversary Season
urbanmilwaukee (press release)
EMN is the only music presenter in the Midwest and one of the few in the country that focuses exclusively on the regular presentation of world-class performers of Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque music in intriguing concerts and educational ...

At 70, Body Modification Artist ORLAN Is Still Reinventing Herself - Artsy

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:53

Artsy

At 70, Body Modification Artist ORLAN Is Still Reinventing Herself
Artsy
The kiss, which was accompanied by baroque music, would last for two or three seconds and end with an ear-splitting siren. Taking on the role of both Madonna and whore, woman and (slot) machine, Le baiser de l'artiste was one of ORLAN's earliest ...

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season - Broadway World

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:32

Ars Lyrica Houston Opens 2017/2018 Artful Women Season
Broadway World
... numerous Bach cantatas and Mozart Requiem with Music of the Baroque (Chicago); Handel'sSolomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie in Holland; Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie and the Yale Philharmonia; Bach's Christmas Oratorio and ...

Wonderbound returns to Vail Dance Festival for two performances - Vail Daily News

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:17

Vail Daily News

Wonderbound returns to Vail Dance Festival for two performances
Vail Daily News
"A Dangerous Liaison" is a mixture of thought-provoking, self-indulgent humor with a fusion of baroque music and contemporary dance. The daring artistry exposes the dance company's innovation, vulnerability, courage and mastery of choreography. "We are ...

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Music review: Dunedin Consort - The Scotsman

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 08:59

The Scotsman

Music review: Dunedin Consort
The Scotsman
'Stylus phantasticus', the name given to the type of early baroque music written by Buxtehude, might well be applied not just to the sound-world of his highly embellished A major Sonata for strings, but to everything the incomparable Dunedin Consort ...

Friday August 11th – Senso di Voce Revisits Silo City by Jan Jezioro - Artvoice

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:34

Friday August 11th – Senso di Voce Revisits Silo City by Jan Jezioro
Artvoice
Last year's concert focused on Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music from the Western canon intertwined with contemporary improvisations. The two concerts this year explore the connections between these early Western musical traditions and those of ...

Dunedin Consort gives ingenious insight into the rich world of early Baroque, plus... August's best classical concerts - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:15

Telegraph.co.uk

Dunedin Consort gives ingenious insight into the rich world of early Baroque, plus... August's best classical concerts
Telegraph.co.uk
The Dunedin Consort, Scotland's leading Baroque ensemble, launched the International Festival's Queen's Hall chamber music series in fine style. It began with John Butt, the consort's director, at the harpsichord playing a deeply strange piece ...

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque - Aspen Times

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:00

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque
Aspen Times
Baroque music inspired Philip Glass' second violin concerto, "The American Four Seasons," a direct reflection of Vivaldi's familiar classic. In his recital Thursday in Harris Hall, violinist Robert McDuffie used the unaccompanied prologue and "songs ...

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:46

Los Angeles Times

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system
Los Angeles Times
Pálfalvi's own proclamation came two years ago with his venturesome first recording, “Agitato,” in which he pairs Baroque music with striking contemporary pieces and reveals himself to be a young musician with an uncommon combination of elegance and ...

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach - Berkeleyside

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:06

Berkeleyside

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach
Berkeleyside
But change was in the air, and with China opening up to the world and a rising generation of Chinese musicians, Pontzious and violin legend and conductor Yehudi Menuhin decided to launch the Asian Youth Orchestra in 1987. It took several years to get ...

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Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival - Straight.com

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:34

Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival
Straight.com
We usually associate the arts of the Baroque era with Europe. However, they were also vibrantly alive across the Atlantic—as the Vancouver Bach Festival presentation Music of Missions and Mysteries: Latin American Baroque attests. Works by composers ...

Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit' - The Guardian

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:02

The Guardian

Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit'
The Guardian
And there are other areas – they have played no baroque music in recent years, and very little Haydn and Mozart – where I can be of use.” Rattle is being modest; and as for the LSO, which in the past decade has had eight years of fly-in-fly-out ...

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