Baroque music

Friends of Music finishes the year in Sutter Creek - Calaveras Enterprise

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 19:57

Calaveras Enterprise

Friends of Music finishes the year in Sutter Creek
Calaveras Enterprise
Baroque music emanates from the Sutter Creek Theatre at 3 p.m. Sunday as the Mother Lode Friends of Music, the regional organization of classical music performances, presents a Chamber Music Concert. The first half of the concert features baroque music ...

Cape Town musician for Baroque concert - Berea Mail

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:12

Berea Mail

Cape Town musician for Baroque concert
Berea Mail
CAPE Town based harpsichordist and organist Erik Dippenaar, one of South Africa's most illustrious classical musicians, returns to perform once again with Baroque 2000 on Sunday, 17 December at the Church of the Monastery Mariannhill at 11.30am ...

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Boston Baroque in Dorchester - BayStateBanner

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:02

Boston Baroque in Dorchester
BayStateBanner
The difference in sound makes Boston Baroque music best suited for smaller theaters like the Strand. The concert is designed to be a great introduction to classical musical. Boston Baroque will perform Handel's “Water Music,” Bach's “Brandenburg ...

SPCO offers a well-ornamented “Messiah” - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:14

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

SPCO offers a well-ornamented “Messiah”
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Call a building “baroque,” and you may mean that it has lots of detailed ornamentation. If referring to music, it's basically a catch-all term for anything composed between 1600 and 1750. But the definitions do intersect, especially at this weekend's ...

Queens Consort to bring Baroque Period to life - TimesLedger

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 01:11

TimesLedger

Queens Consort to bring Baroque Period to life
TimesLedger
This is the group's third “Music for Yuletide” concert, as they are currently in their third season. Two local musicians have made such unique experiences possible, and it all started with their passion for early music. First violinist Claire Smith ...

Santa Clara Chorale's “Gloria” Exceeds Great Expectations - Santa Clara Weekly

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 23:54

Santa Clara Weekly

Santa Clara Chorale's “Gloria” Exceeds Great Expectations
Santa Clara Weekly
“It was beyond my expectations.” “Wow! That was delightful!” said San Jose resident Susanne Vanderhoef, attending her first SCC concert, which she saw posted on the social network “Nextdoor.” “I love to sing Christmas carols. I came to sing along and ...

Baroque Christmas music to shine at Musicians of Old Post Road concert Sunday in Worcester - Worcester Telegram

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 22:54

Worcester Telegram

Baroque Christmas music to shine at Musicians of Old Post Road concert Sunday in Worcester
Worcester Telegram
WORCESTER - Baroque composers were often inspired by the Epiphany and the Magis' journey toward Bethlehem. The joy of their discovery will also be a musical rediscovery in the Musicians of the Old Post Road concert "Follow the Star" at 4 p.m. Sunday in ...

'Too Hot to Handel' a holiday favorite - The Detroit News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 19:15

The Detroit News

'Too Hot to Handel' a holiday favorite
The Detroit News
I love baroque music. I listened to baroque organ music as a child — I was kind of nerdy that way. I love the sound of the harpsichord, where the modern version uses the piano. There is just so much energy in the new one and I love the way it speaks ...

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Kontrapunktus will bring its adventure in Neo-Baroque music to OC - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 19:03

Los Angeles Times

Kontrapunktus will bring its adventure in Neo-Baroque music to OC
Los Angeles Times
In 2015, while searching for a Baroque composer to provide music to accompany an audio book of an epic poem he wrote, Jacobs, 47, of Long Beach connected through Craigslist with local composer Mark Moya. Inspired by his work, Jacobs decided to alter ...

Editor's Picks for the Weekend - Calaveras Enterprise

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:42

Calaveras Enterprise

Editor's Picks for the Weekend
Calaveras Enterprise
“Peace Has Come” is then performed at 12 p.m. Sunday at Faith Lutheran Church, 22601 Highway 88, Pioneer. And then at 4 p.m. at the Community Church of Pine Grove, 14045 Ponderosa Ave., Pine Grove. A Baroque Music Concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:35

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
646-779-8455, nationalsawdust.org. CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY at Alice Tully Hall (Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., through Dec. 19). Escape the Handel that surrounds us every holiday season with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's annual holiday presentations ...

Classical music: John William Trotter returns to explore the groove of Baroque with seasonal concert - Montreal Gazette

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:53

Montreal Gazette

Classical music: John William Trotter returns to explore the groove of Baroque with seasonal concert
Montreal Gazette
For his return to the Vancouver Chamber Choir organization Trotter will conduct an inclusive evening of music. The art of putting together a seasonal program is a good deal more complex and intricate than it might seem on the surface, but it's hard to ...

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Classical music: John William Trotter returns to explore the groove of ... - Calgary Herald

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:41

Calgary Herald

Classical music: John William Trotter returns to explore the groove of ...
Calgary Herald
Vancouver Chamber Choir's A Baroque Christmas will feature a return to Vancouver by conductor John William.

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Bahman Saless and the Boulder Chamber Orchestra celebrate all the holidays - Boulder Weekly

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:02

Bahman Saless and the Boulder Chamber Orchestra celebrate all the holidays
Boulder Weekly
One discovery of this year's concert will be Klaverenga, who at 23 has been featured on NPR's From the Top program and won several musical competitions. She comes to Boulder as the winner of the California-based Arts Alive Competition, which has ...

Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts Dec. 15-21 - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:09

Chicago Tribune

Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts Dec. 15-21
Chicago Tribune
Do-It-Yourself “Messiah”: The International Music Foundation's ever-popular audience-participation presentation of Handel's oratorio celebrates its 42nd annual edition. Conductor Stanley Sperber leads professional soloists, a volunteer orchestra and ...

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Aspen Choral Society celebrates 40 years of 'Messiah' - Aspen Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:40

Aspen Times

Aspen Choral Society celebrates 40 years of 'Messiah'
Aspen Times
When you join yourselves together like that, there is something that could be called spiritual." Although it was written decades before the Declaration of Independence, the piece — particularly the hallelujah chorus — remains recognizable and ...

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Hasselhorn to join Oregon Mozart Players for 'Candlelight Baroque'; Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra will mix big band ... - The Register-Guard

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:53

The Register-Guard

Hasselhorn to join Oregon Mozart Players for 'Candlelight Baroque'; Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra will mix big band ...
The Register-Guard
“A Celtic Holiday” will feature Celtic music and song and a reading of Dylan Thomas' classic memoir, “A Child's Christmas in Wales” in the intimate setting of Cafe Soriah, 382 W. 13th Ave. Actor David Stuart Bull, fiddler Linda Danielson and folksinger ...

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017 - New York Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:00

New York Times

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017
New York Times
'THE JOHN ADAMS EDITION' Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings). This isn't one recording so much as a hefty collection of them from the 2016-17 season, when Mr. Adams was this orchestra's composer in residence (and occasional ...

Boiling Springs marks 50th anniversary of the "Hallelujah" chorus sing - Carlisle Sentinel

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:38

Carlisle Sentinel

Boiling Springs marks 50th anniversary of the "Hallelujah" chorus sing
Carlisle Sentinel
While many schools across the country have moved away from performing sacred music at holiday concerts, South Middleton has kept it a part of the repertoire, especially the "Hallelujah" chorus. “It's a great example of the Baroque period of music ...

'Messiah' review: authentic surprise - Oregon ArtsWatch

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:25

'Messiah' review: authentic surprise
Oregon ArtsWatch
This was the first time I had heard the Messiah with truly baroque instruments, techniques, and voices. I was just blown away. I'm sure that part of it was the skill with which PBO, Portland choir Cappella Romana, and three talented young soloists ...

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