Baroque music

Festival fever: This week's best traditional music gigs - Irish Times

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 22:01

Irish Times

Festival fever: This week's best traditional music gigs
Irish Times
Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, traces the journey of Irish immigrants in the early 19th century across the Atlantic to America, through music, song and dance. This American period-instrument troupe of 10 performers explores the Celtic ...

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Soprano at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding to perform at St Asaph Cathedral - Rhyl Journal

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:02

Rhyl Journal

Soprano at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding to perform at St Asaph Cathedral
Rhyl Journal
Elin, a specialist in Baroque music, added: "It has some really high notes which I'm particularly known for and Eternal Source of Light Divine is all about those very high notes.” At the festival, Elin will be joined by pianist Jocelyn Freeman for a ...

CSO at Ravinia review: James Conlon makes a poignant return - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:20

Chicago Tribune

CSO at Ravinia review: James Conlon makes a poignant return
Chicago Tribune
For unlike the lush orchestration of his “Firebird” Suite and the asymmetric rhythmic eruptions of his “Rite of Spring,” Stravinsky's “Pulcinella” looks back at his baroque-era predecessors via scaled-down orchestral forces. In building the suite on ...

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Kansas City Baroque Consortium will take a musical journey to Versailles - Kansas City Star

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:00

Kansas City Star

Kansas City Baroque Consortium will take a musical journey to Versailles
Kansas City Star
The music of Bach, heart-rendingly emotional but also obedient to musical forms like the fugue, reflects the austere Lutheran culture in which it was written. One hears sunny Italy in Vivaldi's vivacious and happy music. But French Baroque music ...

The story of electro pioneer Doris Norton - Resident Advisor

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:04

Resident Advisor

The story of electro pioneer Doris Norton
Resident Advisor
Many of electronic music's earliest pioneers were women. Composers and innovators such as Ada Lovelace, Daphne Oram and Delia Derbyshire are now widely celebrated as people who broke new ground in music composition. But there are others who ...

Bach lovers meet at museum's 'Bachçe' - Daily Sabah

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:22

Daily Sabah

Bach lovers meet at museum's 'Bachçe'
Daily Sabah
François Fernandez, one of the most important musicians playing baroque violin, who played Bach's partitas and sonatas as part of the Bach Days in 2000 at the "Bach in Love" event, is the chief violinist for Les Arts Florissants one of the most ...

August 10 - Washington Classical Review

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:23

August 10
Washington Classical Review
Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival Marlisa del Cid Woods, violinist. Risa Browder, violist. Anna Marsh, dulcianist. Jeffrey Cohan, baroque flutist. Music by Biurni, Ardemanio, Crecquillon, others 7:30 p.m. St. Mark's Episcopal Church. August 17 ...

Arioso to fill Majestic Theatre with baroque - Sunshine Coast Daily

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:08

Sunshine Coast Daily

Arioso to fill Majestic Theatre with baroque
Sunshine Coast Daily
ARIOSO Chamber Ensemble brings its stylish performance of baroque music to the historic Majestic Theatre in Pomona on Sunday, August 19, at 2pm. Unbeknown to many movie-goers, baroque music is often heard in soundtracks such as Master and ...

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Road to Change, Baroque cabaret, walking tour - Morristown Green

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:03

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Road to Change, Baroque cabaret, walking tour
Morristown Green
18. At Lot 10, behind the Post Office, between Dumont Place and Morris Street. Presented by the Morristown Partnership. The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents its annual chamber music concert at 3 pm, at Grace Church, 4 Madison Ave. (Route 124) ...

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Quick Hits: The first two-thirds of 2018 - Catholic Culture

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 23:01

Catholic Culture

Quick Hits: The first two-thirds of 2018
Catholic Culture
In the New York Times, the Jesuits' legacy of baroque music in Bolivia. Nick Searcy's movie on Kermit Gosnell, hampered by a lawsuit, finally gets a distribution deal. Faith. Feser and Pakaluk on Pope Francis's alteration of the catechism re: capital ...

Music, fireworks conclude New Baroque Soloists Summer Concert Festival - Litchfield County Times

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 21:26

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Music, fireworks conclude New Baroque Soloists Summer Concert Festival
Litchfield County Times
WASHINGTON — Washington Friends of Music and The New Baroque Soloists are presenting a grand finale of the Summer Concert Festival on Friday, Aug. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at Washington's Historic Meeting House. The celebratory program is a jubilant ...
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Group focuses on playing the music rather than instrument - Otago Daily Times

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:20

Otago Daily Times

Group focuses on playing the music rather than instrument
Otago Daily Times
He has also performed with many different types of curtal or baroque bassoons, classical bassoon and romantic ones. ''Although I do perform solo concertos, I like to think of myself as a chamber music-orchestral player. ''I love to be involved in ...

People you might see at Staunton Music Festival - Staunton News Leader

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:25

Staunton News Leader

People you might see at Staunton Music Festival
Staunton News Leader
STAUNTON – Now in its 22nd season, Staunton Music Festival starts this week. For 10 days, downtown streets are filled with musicians from all over the world. With so many free concerts, it gives the community and families (kids get in free) a chance to ...

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Canadian Brass plays Bach, Beatles - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 06:36

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Canadian Brass plays Bach, Beatles
Jackson Hole News&Guide
In typical Canadian Brass style, both events will pull from the storied quintet's repertoire of 600-plus works from across the spectrum of genres — from 16th-century writers like Holborn and Dowland, through the baroque and classical eras (the five ...

Who are the BBC Philharmonic's past principal conductors? - Classical-Music.com

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 04:42

Classical-Music.com

Who are the BBC Philharmonic's past principal conductors?
Classical-Music.com
That seems spot on for a conductor who played an important role in reigniting interest in Baroque music. He created editions of early music, and in 1962 conducted Monteverdi's L'incorinazione di Poppea at Glyndebourne. Leppard headed to Manchester in ...

Classical music takes the stage in Wallowa County Aug. 18 - Wallowa County Cheiftain

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 19:09

Wallowa County Cheiftain

Classical music takes the stage in Wallowa County Aug. 18
Wallowa County Cheiftain
His repertoire is extensive, including the Baroque era and much contemporary music including the Crumb Makrokosmos and the Copland and Prokofiev piano sonatas. Admission to the concert is by donation –– $10 suggested. Youth aged 12 and under are ...

Folger Theatre Will Present a Rare Restoration MACBETH - Broadway World

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:15

Folger Theatre Will Present a Rare Restoration MACBETH
Broadway World
It amends the traditional Shakespeare text in a moderate number of ways, sharpens its political edge, includes a congenial meeting between Lady Macduff and Lady Macbeth, and integrates rich baroque music for witches and chorus. Macbeth features ...

Genevieve Lacey, Jane Gower and Lars Ulrik Mortensen to perform at Riversdale. - South Coast Register

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:37

South Coast Register

Genevieve Lacey, Jane Gower and Lars Ulrik Mortensen to perform at Riversdale.
South Coast Register
He is artistic director of both Concerto Copenhagen and the European Union Baroque Orchestra. He has received multiple prizes and distinctions, among them Denmark's most prestigious music award, the Léonie Sonning Music Prize. Jane Gower ...

How to Really Appreciate Classical Music - Lifehacker

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:01

Lifehacker

How to Really Appreciate Classical Music
Lifehacker
Mozart wrote a party song called “Kiss My Ass.” The filthy lyrics (“kiss my ass, quickly, quickly”) weren't discovered until 1991. This is the stuff you'd learn if the A.V. Club was doing interviews in the 1700s. And it's another great way to ...

Flawed NEG is no solution while it has loopholes - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:05

Flawed NEG is no solution while it has loopholes
The Sydney Morning Herald
I read with interest the news items on the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and in Spectrum (''Going for baroque'', August 4-5). However I was disappointed that Paul Dyer was credited with being the first to bring baroque music on historically accurate ...

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