Baroque music

Holiday Arts Preview: Classical picks - The Boston Globe

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
Holiday Arts Preview: Classical picks  The Boston Globe

From carols to cantatas, the classical sounds of the season.

Bach-Loving Youth Orchestra Is Bringing Back Baroque • Long Beach Post - Long Beach Post

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
Bach-Loving Youth Orchestra Is Bringing Back Baroque • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Alena Hove has been playing the violin since she was three years old. Some of her favorite composers growing up were Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van ...

Review: Orpheus | Ulysses | American Baroque Opera Co. | Private Residence - TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
Review: Orpheus | Ulysses | American Baroque Opera Co. | Private Residence  TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Myth Givings - The American Baroque Opera Company continued its second season with works about Orpheus, Ulysses, Alcyone and Ceyx.

8 picks for classical music, dance, art and Shakespeare fans in Portland - OregonLive.com

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
8 picks for classical music, dance, art and Shakespeare fans in Portland  OregonLive.com

Here are our picks for Portland-area arts events for Nov. 16-22.

Your Weekend: Santa + your dog = the year's best Christmas card - Deseret News

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
Your Weekend: Santa + your dog = the year's best Christmas card  Deseret News

The Humane Society of Utah's Picture Your Pet with Santa is a match made in portrait heaven.

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas - Atlas Obscura

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:58

Atlas Obscura

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas
Atlas Obscura
It's too bad that this upstart troupe, which performs forgotten opera from the Baroque period (1600 - 1750) and is now entering its fourth season, can't afford much by way of advertising. Tag lines would abound: Come for the freshly exhumed music from ...

Three days with a superb cellist, friends - Oak Ridger

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:21

Three days with a superb cellist, friends
Oak Ridger
Say what you will about Vivaldi, but we lovers of Baroque music and pretty melodies, especially those in minor keys, give him thumbs up. “Pretty” is an underrated superlative. Who could have sold Vivaldi's “Cello Concerto in B Minor” better than ...

Before Handel's 'Messiah' is everywhere, hear his lively opera - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:18

Before Handel's 'Messiah' is everywhere, hear his lively opera
Houston Chronicle
With Christmas season approaching, Handel's “Messiah” is about to become unavoidable. But Ars Lyrica this week pumps the brakes on the arrival of the ubiquitous holiday oratorio. The 20-year-old ensemble dedicated to the Baroque music of the 17th and ...

Bennington Baroque to open concert season on Nov. 25 - Bennington Banner

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:05

Bennington Banner

Bennington Baroque to open concert season on Nov. 25
Bennington Banner
Bennington Baroque will use historical instruments — baroque violin, baroque flute, viola da gamba, and harpsichord — whose timbres are well suited to the music of this period. The primary focus is on the music of Fran ois Couperin, known as Couperin ...

Entertainment for all as Ardee Baroque festival makes return - Dundalk Democrat

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:29

Dundalk Democrat

Entertainment for all as Ardee Baroque festival makes return
Dundalk Democrat
Marking its fifteenth anniversary, Ardee Baroque returns from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November with a weekend of music and events. Whether you're a seasoned baroque music fan or someone completely new to it, this year's Festival is tailored to provide ...

Houston music groups ring in the season - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:17

Houston Chronicle

Houston music groups ring in the season
Houston Chronicle
A French Baroque Christmas. Mercury Chamber Orchestra presents a festive program of French Baroque and Renaissance Christmas music. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29; $10-$35; MATCH, 3400 Main; 713-533-0080, mercuryhouston.org. A Bronze Christmas. Houston ...

Three days with a superb cellist, friends - News - Oak Ridger

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
Three days with a superb cellist, friends - News  Oak Ridger

Sake's alive, the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association has hit another high water mark, and this time it was a three day affair.

Entertainment for all as Ardee Baroque festival makes return - Dundalk Democrat

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
Entertainment for all as Ardee Baroque festival makes return  Dundalk Democrat

Marking its fifteenth anniversary, Ardee Baroque returns from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November with a weekend of music and events. Whether you're a seasone ...

Bennington Baroque to open concert season on Nov. 25 - Bennington Banner

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
Bennington Baroque to open concert season on Nov. 25  Bennington Banner

NORTH BENNINGTON — Bennington Baroque will present its first concert of this season in the Carriage Barn at Park-McCullough House on Sunday, Nov.

Before Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is everywhere, hear his lively opera - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
Before Handel’s ‘Messiah’ is everywhere, hear his lively opera  Houston Chronicle

With Christmas season approaching, Handel's “Messiah” is about to become unavoidable. But Ars Lyrica this week pumps the brakes on the arrival of the ...

EMV Presents Bach Collegium In Transcendent Concert At Chan Centre - Broadway World

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
EMV Presents Bach Collegium In Transcendent Concert At Chan Centre  Broadway World

Early Music Vancouver presents Bach Collegium Japan (BCJ) - Bach, Handel, Vivaldi on December 9, 2018 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at ...

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas - Atlas Obscura

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas  Atlas Obscura

Stay for the bare-chested merman in sequins. Such might read an ad for the San Francisco-based opera company Ars Minerva. It's too bad that this upstart ...

Bach Choir, Kinge's Quire join voices for concerts - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bach Choir, Kinge's Quire join voices for concerts
Chattanooga Times Free Press
"The Spirit Soars" features sacred music from the 16th through the 20th centuries, including works by Renaissance and Baroque masters to contemporary composers. David Long, Bach Choir artistic director, says, "The music we are performing on this ...

Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre - ArtsHub

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 03:00
Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre  ArtsHub

Lixsania and the Labyrinth blazes a maverick path, fusing baroque virtuosity with zealous lusty physicality of contemporary Tango, twisting expectations.

Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre - ArtsHub

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:16

ArtsHub

Review: Lixsania and the Labyrinth, Melbourne Recital Centre
ArtsHub
The viola da gamba, a mainstay of Baroque music, is generally considered a refined, delicate instrument. But the buoyant, joyous vigour of Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's production, Lixsania and the Labyrinth, takes the pre-industrial instrument on ...

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