Baroque music

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

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 04:42

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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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Every item an arrangement when ACO tackles Goldberg Variations - The Australian

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:04

The Australian

Every item an arrangement when ACO tackles Goldberg Variations
The Australian
Included in this menagerie is an arrangement from the 1990s by Canadian baroque music specialist Bernard Labadie that nods reverentially towards the composer's orchestral ouevre and adds flourishes of late baroque performance practice, including ...

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Lyra gets jump on new season with 'keyboard feast' - Post-Bulletin

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 06:05

Post-Bulletin

Lyra gets jump on new season with 'keyboard feast'
Post-Bulletin
Usually, major arts groups wait until after Labor Day to launch their seasons, but Lyra has timed this season-opener to coincide with the Twin Cities Early Music Festival. In fact, Lyra's concert Aug. 11 at Hamline University in St. Paul takes place on ...

PLUCK – Concert harp and the Blue Celtic harp - Scoop.co.nz

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 21:44

PLUCK – Concert harp and the Blue Celtic harp
Scoop.co.nz
Helen is also looking forward to playing music written for her solo CD 'Pluck' by New Zealand film composer Mark Smythe, nominated for Best Classical CD in the 2013 Music awards, and made into a DVD film 'Harps Make Fine Companions', screened by ...

EIF: Academy of Ancient Music - EdinburghGuide.com

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 10:39

EIF: Academy of Ancient Music
EdinburghGuide.com
Every morning during the Edinburgh International three week festival, chamber concerts are held in the Queens Hall. Today heralded the first concert. Consisting of a baroque programme it featured the acclaimed Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and ...

Young Artists Festival | Samos | August 7-14 - www.ekathimerini.com

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 06:46

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Young Artists Festival | Samos | August 7-14
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Organized by the Schwarz Foundation, the 9th Samos Young Artists Festival takes place on the eastern Aegean island from August 7 to 14, with concerts ranging from 17th century Italian Baroque music to Classical, all the way up to contemporary sounds.

Bach Aria Soloists aim high in season of elegant offerings - Kansas City Star

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 15:24

Kansas City Star

Bach Aria Soloists aim high in season of elegant offerings
Kansas City Star
Female composers from the Middle Ages to today. (1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods). April 6: Bach Aria Soloists at the Nelson. Baroque and impressionist music performed in the European galleries. (Nelson-Atkins Museum of ...

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2018-19 season preview: Classical music in Tallahassee - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:06

Tallahassee.com

2018-19 season preview: Classical music in Tallahassee
Tallahassee.com
With performances entirely on Baroque-period instruments, in the intimate confines of St. John's Episcopal Church, the Tallahassee Bach Parley concerts are a way to experience music as it was conceived centuries ago. As Music Director Valerie Arsenault ...

2018-19 season preview: Classical Music in Tallahassee - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:00

Tallahassee.com

2018-19 season preview: Classical Music in Tallahassee
Tallahassee.com
For those who wish their classical music experience to be a complete escape, the Tallahassee Bach Parley offers the ideal transport. With performances entirely on Baroque-period instruments, in the intimate confines of St. John's Episcopal Church, the ...

Music camp serves wide range of students - Beckley Register-Herald

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:02

Beckley Register-Herald

Music camp serves wide range of students
Beckley Register-Herald
Steve Keenan/The Fayette TribuneYasmine Sanchez tries out some bluegrass tunes at Coda Fusion at New River Ranch earlier this week. The students of the Summer Music Festival hosted by the Coda Mountain Academy will perform a free concert tonight ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:42

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
$35-$105 and “Baroque Masters.” Works by Biber, Pachelbel, Bach, Johann Joachim Quantz, Jan Dismas Zelenka. Max van Egmond, baritone. 8 p.m. Sat., Aug. 11. At S.F. Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F. www.americanbach.org. Cathedral Concerts ...

High Peaks Festival moves to Berkshires, explores 'The French-Russian Connection' - theberkshireedge.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:45

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High Peaks Festival moves to Berkshires, explores 'The French-Russian Connection'
theberkshireedge.com
“Our faculty includes baroque experts and we'll begin with the French Baroque music, all the way up to Poulenc and Messiaen. It gives us a chance to present some of the most beloved and important of composers: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, ...

Behemoth Debut Insane "God = Dog" Video, Detail New Album 'I Loved You at Your Darkest' - Revolver Magazine

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:55

Revolver Magazine

Behemoth Debut Insane "God = Dog" Video, Detail New Album 'I Loved You at Your Darkest'
Revolver Magazine
... "prayer" in order to hear a teaser clip, Behemoth have finally dropped the lead single, "God = Dog," off their highly anticipated new album, titled I Loved You at Your Darkest, as well as a characteristically gory and baroque music video, directed ...

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"So much laughter, so much music" - The Fayette Tribune

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 07:10

The Fayette Tribune

"So much laughter, so much music"
The Fayette Tribune
BECKWITH — What do you get when you combine about four dozen music students ages 12 to 23 from across the United States with artistic faculty members who've graduated from some of the top music schools in the nation, and put them together for two ...

Aug. 2-4: Kurt Braunohler, Jeff Lynne's ELO, Rake's Progress, American Craft Show, American Bach Soloists, Magic of ... - San Francisco Examiner

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 03:01

Aug. 2-4: Kurt Braunohler, Jeff Lynne's ELO, Rake's Progress, American Craft Show, American Bach Soloists, Magic of ...
San Francisco Examiner
American Bach Soloists Festival: “The Glorious Court of Dresden” offers music from the Hofkapelle court orchestra, known as the finest in Germany during the Baroque era. [8 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St., S.F.]. Magic of Ryan Kane ...

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