Baroque music

Bourbon Baroque will play Handel's 'Messiah' as Handel intended - Insider Louisville

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:06

Insider Louisville

Bourbon Baroque will play Handel's 'Messiah' as Handel intended
Insider Louisville
Clark says these instruments have a certain sound that was designed to listen to up-close, and that Baroque music was originally performed up-close in small venues with small audiences. If you can capture that sound, it's a whole different experience.

Connections: Mood Music - East Hampton Star

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 08:24

Connections: Mood Music
East Hampton Star
In the last few weeks, as a singer with the Choral Society of the Hamptons, I have been learning some swell music by three illustrious Baroque composers — Purcell, Bach, and Handel — for the society's holiday concert on Dec. 9. We'll also perform ...

Bourbon Baroque will play Handel’s ‘Messiah’ as Handel intended - Insider Louisville

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 03:00
Bourbon Baroque will play Handel’s ‘Messiah’ as Handel intended  Insider Louisville

The soaring swell of music, that version of Handel's "Messiah" isn't actually Handel's "Messiah" — at least not the way Handel wrote it back in 1741.

Philharmonia Baroque gets a guest conductor for the holidays - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 03:00
Philharmonia Baroque gets a guest conductor for the holidays  San Francisco Chronicle

Now that the news has broken of Nicholas McGegan's 2020 departure from the helm of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra after 35 years as…

- New director of music coming to St. Paul's Church - Chestnut Hill Local

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 03:00
- New director of music coming to St. Paul's Church  Chestnut Hill Local

Starting on Feb. 12, Andrew Kotylo will be taking over as the director of music at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. (Photo courtesy of Cliff Cutler) by Michael.

A Baroque Specialist Gets the Philharmonic to Play From the Gut - New York Times

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:59

New York Times

A Baroque Specialist Gets the Philharmonic to Play From the Gut
New York Times
Soon the music resumed, and with it Ms. Haïm's animated conducting, which can be seen as she makes her Philharmonic debut in performances on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the Baroque repertory that is her specialty. It is an unusually challenging ...

OperaCréole celebrates 'Catholic sisters in education' - The Advocate

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:40

The Advocate

OperaCréole celebrates 'Catholic sisters in education'
The Advocate
We are going to go back to some French baroque music that comes from the Ursuline nuns collection, and we're doing some things in Creole. But we're also going to the '60s with socially conscious music; spirituals and that sort of thing. So it's really ...

Conductor Erin Helyard of Pinchgut Opera directs Artaserse - Daily Telegraph

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:04

Daily Telegraph

Conductor Erin Helyard of Pinchgut Opera directs Artaserse
Daily Telegraph
Why early music? Why Vivaldi, Handel, Bach, Hasse and Porpora rather than other better know composers such as Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert? “I first came across baroque music when I was 10 or 11. I'd go to Gosford Library and raid their classical ...

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OperaCréole celebrates 'Catholic sisters in education' - The Advocate

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:00
OperaCréole celebrates 'Catholic sisters in education'  The Advocate

Over the years, nuns have gotten a bad rap — like the ones delivered with a ruler across the knuckles of misbehaving children in Catholic schools.

A Baroque Specialist Gets the Philharmonic to Play From the Gut - The New York Times

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:00
A Baroque Specialist Gets the Philharmonic to Play From the Gut  The New York Times

The French conductor Emmanuelle Haïm is making her debut with the New York Philharmonic this week in a program of Handel and Rameau.

Letter: Utah Symphony is a treasure - Salt Lake Tribune

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:49

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Utah Symphony is a treasure
Salt Lake Tribune
What a delight to hear 18th-century Johann Sebastian Bach in Abravanel Hall Friday night. The Utah Symphony rarely performs Baroque music in concerts. And there's more to come this season. Pairing 20th-century Pierre Boulez between the first two ...

Woolly mammoths, Genghis Khan's horses and classical music - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:33

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Woolly mammoths, Genghis Khan's horses and classical music
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
There's a Pittsburgh violinist who plays on strings made of sheep gut. Salted, scraped, stretched, spliced sheep gut. While most string players in modern symphony orchestras use synthetic strings made of steel or nylon, baroque violinist Andrew Fouts ...

The eternal city hosts the festival of Baroque - The Koz Telegram

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:58

The eternal city hosts the festival of Baroque
The Koz Telegram
Concert of instrumental music of the XVII century in the Basilica of St. Apollinaris. opened in Rome on 11-th festival of the Baroque. Until December 21, the “eternal city” will take in their palaces, churches, chapels and libraries of the lovers of ...

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Letter: Utah Symphony is a treasure - Salt Lake Tribune

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 03:00
Letter: Utah Symphony is a treasure  Salt Lake Tribune

What a delight to hear 18th-century Johann Sebastian Bach in Abravanel Hall Friday night. The Utah Symphony rarely performs Baroque music in concerts.

Animal bits and musical instruments - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 03:00
Animal bits and musical instruments  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There is no word as of yet on what effect the potential cloning of woolly mammoths may have on the classical music world.

November 18 - Washington Classical Review

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 14:05

November 18
Washington Classical Review
REBEL Ensemble for Baroque Music Vivaldi: Concerto da camera in G Major Marini: Sonata sopra la Monica Mealli: Sonata Sesta La Vinciolina Corelli: Sonata in G Major Schmelzer: Sonata Quarta from Sonata unarum fidium. Boyce: Sonata XII in G Major

Activities for all in the Holiday spirit - The Chennai Telegram

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 03:37
Activities for all in the Holiday spirit  The Chennai Telegram

Stéphane Gagné Special Collaboration. November 17, 2018. Des activités pour tous dans l'esprit des Fêtes. Photo: Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum

Alberta Baroque Ensemble presents Baroque Chamber Music Treasures - St. Albert Gazette

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 03:00
Alberta Baroque Ensemble presents Baroque Chamber Music Treasures  St. Albert Gazette

The concert features members of the Alberta Baroque Ensemble with guest oboist Beth Levia. Music includes Passacaglia for Solo Violin in G Minor by Biber, ...

Chronos Vocal Ensemble to bring Baroque hits to Edmonton - The Gateway Online

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 03:00
Chronos Vocal Ensemble to bring Baroque hits to Edmonton  The Gateway Online

On November 18, Chronos Vocal Ensemble is looking to introduce audiences to Handel's triumphant oratorios, including the "Hallelujah" chorus.

Chronos Vocal Ensemble to bring Baroque hits to Edmonton - The Gateway Online

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 22:58

The Gateway Online

Chronos Vocal Ensemble to bring Baroque hits to Edmonton
The Gateway Online
... Chronos Vocal Ensemble's 2018/19 season premier concert will showcase Gregory Handel's Coronation Anthems, alongside the sounds of other composers that defined the 17th-century Baroque period in European music. This will be the first time Chronos ...

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