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The Top 10 classical music events of the fall in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:50

Chicago Tribune

The Top 10 classical music events of the fall in Chicago
Chicago Tribune
Haymarket Opera Company, Marais' “Ariane et Bachus”: The Chicago premiere of French baroque composer Marin Marais' 1696 tragedie lyrique is Haymarket's most ambitious undertaking to date. This grand fusion of music, dance and spectacle will enlist ...

For Greater Creativity, Go for Baroque - Pacific Standard

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:09

Pacific Standard

For Greater Creativity, Go for Baroque
Pacific Standard
Twenty percent of participants completed these tests in silence, while the others listened to one of four pieces of music: The aforementioned first movement of Spring from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons; the lovely and calming The Swan by Camille Saint ...

Classical music: Why four players are suited to trio sonata - Times Colonist

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:42

Classical music: Why four players are suited to trio sonata
Times Colonist
On Saturday, the Victoria Baroque Players will launch its seventh season with a chamber-music concert featuring four of its core members: flutist Soile Stratkauskas, its founder and artistic director; violinist Christi Meyers; bassoonist Katrina ...

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Four chamber musicians Jonathan Rees, John Crockatt, Guy Button and James Toll to end Concerts in the West's ... - Dorset Echo

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 01:19

Dorset Echo

Four chamber musicians Jonathan Rees, John Crockatt, Guy Button and James Toll to end Concerts in the West's ...
Dorset Echo
He plays with fellow cellist Vladimir Waltham in prize-winning Duo Domenico, which has played in the London Baroque Festival, York International Early Music Festival and many venues across Europe. Jonathan is closely involved in music education work ...

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Commentary: Oregon Bach Festival's unique place in the musical world in jeopardy with firing of Matthew Halls - The Register-Guard

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 20:47

Commentary: Oregon Bach Festival's unique place in the musical world in jeopardy with firing of Matthew Halls
The Register-Guard
Matthew Halls came like a blazing meteorite into our cozy Oregon Bach Festival, with its long-established but dated interpretations of baroque music, and shed light on what the rest of the music world already knew and practiced — Bach as he was likely ...

Performers announced for upcoming Arts at the Abbey season - Gaston Gazette

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:40

Gaston Gazette

Performers announced for upcoming Arts at the Abbey season
Gaston Gazette
An eclectic program of flute quartet music ranging from baroque to contemporary including works by Casterede, Tcherepnin, Vivaldi, and Peris among others. The quartet is made up of Charlotte Symphony flutists Erinn Frechette and Amy Orsinger-Whitehead, ...
Carolina Pro Musica announces 40th season scheduleBlueRidgeNow.com

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Performers announced for upcoming Arts at the Abbey season - BlueRidgeNow.com

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 18:24

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Performers announced for upcoming Arts at the Abbey season
BlueRidgeNow.com
An eclectic program of flute quartet music ranging from baroque to contemporary including works by Casterede, Tcherepnin, Vivaldi, and Peris among others. The quartet is made up of Charlotte Symphony flutists Erinn Frechette and Amy Orsinger-Whitehead, ...
Carolina Pro Musica announces 40th season scheduleGaston Gazette

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Authentic baroque performance is energising young performers and music students - The Economist (blog)

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:47

Authentic baroque performance is energising young performers and music students
The Economist (blog)
For most of the 20th century, symphony orchestras had a near-monopoly on baroque music, which they performed in a rather bombastic style that bore little resemblance to the way Monteverdi, Johann Sebastian Bach and other baroque masters performed ...

BBCSO/Canellakis review – Mazzoli and Denk find their messages blurred - The Guardian

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 09:16

The Guardian

BBCSO/Canellakis review – Mazzoli and Denk find their messages blurred
The Guardian
The title and subtitle hark back both to the baroque sinfonia, and to the idea of using the model of the solar system, with its different orbits and periodicities, as a starting point for the music. The shifting layers of Mazzoli's Sinfonia are ...

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Emi Ferguson Spins Tales of Love Gone Bad With New Bilingual Album, Amour Cruel - Marketwired (press release)

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 08:33

Emi Ferguson Spins Tales of Love Gone Bad With New Bilingual Album, Amour Cruel
Marketwired (press release)
"Amour Cruel will resonate with people who might not necessarily listen to classical music, let alone early French Baroque songs. It pays homage to Early Music while combining it with contemporary Baroque Pop." The songs on Amour Cruel are a mixture of ...

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BWW Preview: Apollo's Fire, Cleveland's award winning Baroque orchestra, opens new season with "Israel in Egypt " - Broadway World

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 02:47

BWW Preview: Apollo's Fire, Cleveland's award winning Baroque orchestra, opens new season with "Israel in Egypt "
Broadway World
The orchestra, which is named after the classical god of music and sun, was founded in 1992 by Sorrell with a grant from the Cleveland Foundation. The musical director envisioned an ensemble dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should evoke the ...

Rieth Chamber Series returns for fifth season - KPCnews.com

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 23:04

Rieth Chamber Series returns for fifth season
KPCnews.com
As the fifth season kicks off, the Rieth Chamber Series will once again include performances featuring the college's Taylor and Boody “Opus 41” organ and distinguished musicians sharing repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Subscriptions to the ...

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LA Parker: Levitt Amp Trenton Music Series provided a highlight of the summer - The Trentonian

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 21:36

The Trentonian

LA Parker: Levitt Amp Trenton Music Series provided a highlight of the summer
The Trentonian
The Trenton Downtown Association event closed under gray skies and a minimal threat of rain although those conditions did not deter music lovers pressed into Mill Hill Park for a summer music finale enhanced by George Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach ...

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A Baroque seductress, brought back to life - SFGate

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 19:22

SFGate

A Baroque seductress, brought back to life
SFGate
Many opera lovers feel the impatient need to extend the repertoire beyond the usual circle of tried-and-true favorites, but few have gone to such heroic lengths as soprano Céline Ricci and her young operatic troupe Ars Minerva. Its mission is to ...

Washington 'Live at Five' concert features Ensemble Chaconne - Torrington Register Citizen

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 17:31

Washington 'Live at Five' concert features Ensemble Chaconne
Torrington Register Citizen
The performance will be take place at St. John's Church, 78 Green Hill Road in Washington. Founded in 1985, Ensemble Chaconne is dedicated to vivid, historically informed performance of renaissance and baroque music on period instruments. The group ...

Obituary: Roger W. Hendrix / Lover of molecular biology and Renaissance music - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:58

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Obituary: Roger W. Hendrix / Lover of molecular biology and Renaissance music
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
They also played music together, including Baroque and Renaissance music. Mr. Hendrix owned multiple period instruments, such as the krumhorn, a curved, double-reeded woodwind, and the shawm, a predecessor to the oboe. They were amateurs, said ...

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Announces 2018 Season - Broadway World

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 07:29

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Announces 2018 Season
Broadway World
"The Brandenburg has always sought to breathe new life into baroque music," adds Bruce. "I believe that under Paul Dyer's continually inventive artistic direction that the company delivers performance experiences with energy and imagination and at such ...

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Twin-hulled waka will provide spectacular opening for New Zealand Festival - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 05:45

Twin-hulled waka will provide spectacular opening for New Zealand Festival
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
... by South American/Mexican chamber music group Tembembe Ensamble Continuo for an evening of world music taken from a number of Savall's recordings, juxtaposing European Baroque music with songs and dances from indigenous South America.

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Proms 67 and 68 review: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Heras-Casado; Mariinsky Orchestra/Gergiev at the Royal Albert ... - The Times

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 12:14

The Times

Proms 67 and 68 review: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Heras-Casado; Mariinsky Orchestra/Gergiev at the Royal Albert ...
The Times
History fractured with the revolutionary Russians: here was the stamp of the boot on the human face. In the Freiburgers' concert, it realigned: here was a silver thread of sound to link the devotional music of Bach, who inspired Mendelssohn, with music ...
Proms 67 & 68 review: Freiburg Baroque, Heras-Casado / Mariinsky, Gergiev - reformation and revolutionThe Arts Desk

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Proms 67 & 68 review: Freiburg Baroque, Heras-Casado / Mariinsky, Gergiev - reformation and revolution - The Arts Desk

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 09:51

The Arts Desk

Proms 67 & 68 review: Freiburg Baroque, Heras-Casado / Mariinsky, Gergiev - reformation and revolution
The Arts Desk
Even tuning up, the multinational musicians of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra make a lovely sound, well-anchored by the tug of four period-instrument cellos and three basses, yet buoyant and stippled with upper-wind colours, flutes circling and dipping ...

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