Baroque music

Classical CD of the Month: The Jazzy Space Chicken Baroque Hypersuite - Forbes

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 09:20

Forbes

Classical CD of the Month: The Jazzy Space Chicken Baroque Hypersuite
Forbes
Background sublimity? “The 'Hypersuites'” are acoustic remixes of baroque pieces”, explains the booklet. “Improvisation and variation are baroque techniques. Running separate pieces together into a suite for some special occasion was a common practice ...

Singer goes from high Baroque to just plain high in wide-ranging recital - Washington Post

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 17:38

Singer goes from high Baroque to just plain high in wide-ranging recital
Washington Post
For listeners convinced that countertenors are simply falsetto-singing successors to the baroque-era castratos, their less fortunate, surgically altered forebears, Thursday night's recital at the Terrace Theater was a welcome corrective. This ...

Opera Atelier's Harmonia Sacra seamlessly blends voice and dance ... - Toronto Star

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:36

Toronto Star

Opera Atelier's Harmonia Sacra seamlessly blends voice and dance ...
Toronto Star
The show was first presented at the Palace of Versailles outside Paris. Now it was Toronto's turn to see a show worthy of any royal palace in the world.
Review: Getting up close and personal with Opera Atelier's ...The Globe and Mail

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From Radiohead to 'Phantom Thread': Jonny Greenwood on His ... - Variety

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:01

Variety

From Radiohead to 'Phantom Thread': Jonny Greenwood on His ...
Variety
Radiohead guitarist and film composer Jonny Greenwood, who has done little to promote his Oscar-nominated score for “Phantom Thread,” will attend both the ceremony and a live-to-picture concert presentation of the film on March 2, Variety has learned ...

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An intimate afternoon of Baroque with renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey in Grass Valley - The Union of Grass Valley

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:22

The Union of Grass Valley

An intimate afternoon of Baroque with renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey in Grass Valley
The Union of Grass Valley
Accompanied by early-music violinist Siwoo Kim and recorder-player Priscilla Herreid, the trio will also perform works of Telemann, De Lassus, and Merula on Sunday in Grass Valley as part of InConcert Sierra's Third Sunday Series. Kibbey has gained a ...

REBEL's Baroque Era Music Proves Breathtaking - The Colgate Maroon-News

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:04

The Colgate Maroon-News

REBEL's Baroque Era Music Proves Breathtaking
The Colgate Maroon-News
The REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music performed at the Colgate Memorial Chapel on Sunday, February 11. The group is made up of four musicians: Jörg-Michael Schwarz and Karen Marie Marmer on the violins, John Moran on the violoncello and Dongsok Shin on ...

Baroque dancers enhance music - Otago Daily Times

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:02

Otago Daily Times

Baroque dancers enhance music
Otago Daily Times
Baroque music, particularly secular forms traditionally adhered to the metre and character of various dances of the time, and the programme was enhanced by dancing from international Baroque period dance specialist Mareike Greb (Germany). Authentic ...

High Voltage – The Sebastians Come To Town - The Jewish News

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:00

The Jewish News

High Voltage – The Sebastians Come To Town
The Jewish News
As he performed with his quartet, audiences listened to a unique approach to the harpsichord featuring baroque music (written before 1750). “I always liked listening to jazz, but I never studied it,” says Grossman, 35, who will appear Feb. 23 in ...

Classical Music: François Couperin is star of Pacific Baroque Festival - Times Colonist

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:39

Times Colonist

Classical Music: François Couperin is star of Pacific Baroque Festival
Times Colonist
Kevin Bazzana Bazzana holds a PhD in music history from the University of California at Berkeley and a masterÍs degree in musicology and performance practice from Stanford University. His two books about Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, Glenn Gould: The ...

MusicWatch Weekly: jazzing Portland | Oregon ArtsWatch - Oregon ArtsWatch

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:17

Oregon ArtsWatch

MusicWatch Weekly: jazzing Portland | Oregon ArtsWatch
Oregon ArtsWatch
Jazz is all around Portland for the next couple weeks as PDX Jazz Festival's 15th annual celebration commences Thursday. An.

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Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Weekly

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:11

Tucson Weekly

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Weekly
Get your culture on, support young musicians and liven up your Sunday afternoon. 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Holsclaw Hall, 1017 N. Olive Road. Music of the Americas. Hear the University Community Chorus perform Argentinian composer Ariel Ramírez's ...

Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants - Daily Free Press

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:31

Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants
Daily Free Press
Music and arts organizations in Massachusetts received $1097500 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts this year to help fund community projects. Over $400000 of this amount was given to music programs across the state.

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Presenting Sezi Seskir, fortepiano, and Lucy Russell, violin - Penn State News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:37

Presenting Sezi Seskir, fortepiano, and Lucy Russell, violin
Penn State News
She was a junior exhibitioner at the Royal Academy of Music, going on to take music degrees at the University of York where she gave the first British performance of the Norwegian composer Alfred Janson's violin concerto "Forspil," based on Hardanger ...

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert - urbanmilwaukee

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:55

urbanmilwaukee

Flanders Recorder Quartet's Farewell Concert
urbanmilwaukee
This is their fifth appearance in Milwaukee. The Flanders Recorder Quartet will perform early this Saturday evening at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Bart Spanhove, Paul Van Loey and Joris Van Goethem are original members. Tom Beets joined the group 12 ...

Opera Rara 2017-18 Review – The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Michael Nyman's Opera About Madness ... - OperaWire

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:25

OperaWire

Opera Rara 2017-18 Review – The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Michael Nyman's Opera About Madness ...
OperaWire
Since 2009 Opera Rara has been bringing obscure operatic works to the resplendent royal city of Kraków in Poland. Even though this year's Opera Rara Festival included works by Charpentier, Gluck, Purcell and John Blow (the latter performed by John Butt ...

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach's “Goldberg Variations” - Washington Classical Review

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:03

Washington Classical Review

Tharaud brings Gallic charm to Bach's “Goldberg Variations”
Washington Classical Review
Alexandre Tharaud released a curious recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations in 2015, around the time of his last recital in Washington. Washington Performing Arts brought the French pianist back on Tuesday to play the complete work at the Kennedy ...

Handel and Haydn Society to Receive $45000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:05

Handel and Haydn Society to Receive $45000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
PR Newswire (press release)
The grant will support H+H's premiere of Hercules, described as "the crowning glory of Baroque musical drama" by musicologist Paul Henry Lang. The performances, May 4 and 6 at Symphony Hall, will be led by Artistic Director Harry Christophers. "In ...

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Music to the ears - shropshirestar.com

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:07

Music to the ears
shropshirestar.com
This year's Oswestry Youth Music Festival has attracted a record breaking 450 contestants, with more schools taking part and extra competitions launched. Competitions will include music from Baroque to songs from the shows with instruments from the ...

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French Baroque back in vogue at the National Concert Hall - Irish Times

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:15

Irish Times

French Baroque back in vogue at the National Concert Hall
Irish Times
This is already an annus mirabilis for the work of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) in Ireland. The appearance of his music at the start of the month in an RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra concert has been followed by an even more ...

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music - Tucson Local Media

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:39

Tucson Local Media

Spring Arts Preview: Classical Music
Tucson Local Media
Musica Pacifica. One of the premier American Baroque ensembles, Music Pacifica has been gracing the world with recordings and performances since 1990. At this program, “Dancing in the Isles,” they present a sample of the 17th and 18th century music of ...

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