Baroque music

Rogovoy Report 5/18/18 - WAMC

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:56

Rogovoy Report 5/18/18
WAMC
The cultural highlights in our region this weekend include silent movies, Baroque music, psychedelic hard-rock, jazz, chamber music, and a whole lot more. Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and live piano music come together when New York City-based ...

Prufrock: Weaponized Baroque, the Notorious Lord Byron, and a History of the Bank of England - The Weekly Standard

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:33

The Weekly Standard

Prufrock: Weaponized Baroque, the Notorious Lord Byron, and a History of the Bank of England
The Weekly Standard
Weaponized Baroque: Ted Gioia writes about the use of classical music in San Francisco to repel the homeless from public spaces. Where did the idea come from? “Experts trace the practice's origins back to a drowsy 7-Eleven in British Columbia in 1985, ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday - Peninsula Daily News

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 04:42

Peninsula Daily News

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present “The Able Virtuoso,” part of its Spring Baroque Festival, with three contrasting performances of early orchestral and chamber music on period instruments at 2 p.m. Saturday. “The Able ...

PSU's baroque pearl - Psuvanguard.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:15

Psuvanguard.com

PSU's baroque pearl
Psuvanguard.com
Contemporary classical guitar music mainly exists at the intersection of three musical traditions: Baroque lute, Spanish guitar, and the contemporary traditions fused with modernist classical trends and diverse musical idioms from around the world.

Sebastian Taylor's music news: Chamber music; Baroque violinists; jazz at Zedel; Chichester Psalms; Collegium ... - Camden New Journal newspapers website

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:44

Camden New Journal newspapers website

Sebastian Taylor's music news: Chamber music; Baroque violinists; jazz at Zedel; Chichester Psalms; Collegium ...
Camden New Journal newspapers website
Baroque violinists Sarah Bealby-Wright and Holly Harman – are performing 18th-century music for and about the “Painted Ladies” of the Music Room in the House. Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, Highgate, NW3 7JR6pm, 7.30pm & 8pm, free.

What's on: Peking Duk, contemporary dance, baroque giants - InDaily

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 19:37

InDaily

What's on: Peking Duk, contemporary dance, baroque giants
InDaily
Events and shows over the weekend and week ahead, including electronic music by Australian duo Peking Duk, thought-provoking documentaries at Transitions Film Festival, a contemporary dance performance at Space Theatre and baroque music at Elder ...

Why a San Francisco Burger King Blasts Classical Music Day and Night - Atlas Obscura

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:48

Atlas Obscura

Why a San Francisco Burger King Blasts Classical Music Day and Night
Atlas Obscura
For years, San Franciscans have puzzled over why baroque constantly plays at a high volume on this block. But as an article published today in the Los Angeles Review of Books explains, the otherworldly music serves an earthly purpose: to discourage ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents 'The Able Virtuoso' - Islands' Weekly

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:35

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents 'The Able Virtuoso'
Islands' Weekly
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival is proud to present “The Able Virtuoso” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at Grace Church. This concert will feature violinist Carrie Krause, lutenist John Lenti and Baroque flutist Jeffrey Cohan in a program of Baroque ...

Bach at the Burger King - lareviewofbooks

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:40

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Bach at the Burger King
lareviewofbooks
A beige speaker, mounted atop a tall window, blasts Baroque harpsichord at deafening volumes. The music never stops. Night and day, Bach, Mozart, and Vivaldi rain down from Burger King rooftops onto empty streets. Empty streets, however, are the target ...

Classical Music: Baroque players offer program of grandeur - Times Colonist

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:50

Times Colonist

Classical Music: Baroque players offer program of grandeur
Times Colonist
(The program will be repeated in Duncan on Saturday evening. Details: victoria-baroque.com.) Each spring since 2015, at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Whitney has directed an intensive art-song program — unique in Canada ...

If it ain't Baroque, ensemble won't play it - Thousand Oaks Acorn

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:25

Thousand Oaks Acorn

If it ain't Baroque, ensemble won't play it
Thousand Oaks Acorn
He created uniquely English Baroque music while incorporating elements from French and Italian music. Bach, known in his time as an organist, synthesized German, French and Italian styles into a repertoire that is the summit of the Baroque period ...

'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music - Greenwich Sentinel

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:38

Greenwich Sentinel

'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music
Greenwich Sentinel
Directed by the J. Michael Roush, St. Barnabas' music director, Bach@415 features an array of choral works and organ music from the sacred Baroque period in the church's contemporary sanctuary located at 954 Lake Ave. Since 1991, Roush has introduced ...

Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society - Chron.com

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:04

Chron.com

Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society
Chron.com
The program, which will feature leading baroque violinist Cynthia Roberts as guest concertmaster, will also include a violin concerto by Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges — who was another one of Antoinette's former music teachers — and ...

It's all about contact - The Jerusalem Post

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:12

The Jerusalem Post

It's all about contact
The Jerusalem Post
'There was this wonderful pianist, Irina, at the Opera Studio, who once interrupted the lesson, turned to me and asked if I knew what the most important thing in our life was. 'Contact', she said. It's all about contact,'” recounts acclaimed soprano ...

Simone Dinnerstein joins NCCO for Bach and Glass - SFGate

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:55

SFGate

Simone Dinnerstein joins NCCO for Bach and Glass
SFGate
The combination of minimalism and Baroque music is one of those juxtapositions that can seem superficially surprising but actually make a lot of sense. The motoric rhythms, the harmonic language, the sometimes blocky formal plan — these are musical ...

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Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty' - Mail Tribune

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:25

Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty'
Mail Tribune
Directed by Paul French, SORS music director and SOU's director of choral and vocal studies, the 70-voice choir of professional singers and music educators will be accompanied by a 25-piece orchestra of baroque instruments played by some of the finest ...

Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival - The Jerusalem Post

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:43

The Jerusalem Post

Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival
The Jerusalem Post
Marbach confides that she enjoys singing “whatever is written well,” but keeps a special place in her heart for Baroque music and lieder – art songs. “Baroque vocal fireworks are vocally challenging for a performer, yet their finesse is very attractive ...

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Playing Bach on the violin - OUPblog (blog)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:30

Playing Bach on the violin
OUPblog (blog)
Players who haven't yet scaled these heights are also keen to access his music and develop their understanding of Baroque playing techniques. One way to do this is from carefully-written arrangements—playing original pieces from across Bach's output ...

Concerts: Katy Perry, Paula Cole, Oak Baroque Chamber Ensemble, and Blood, Sweat & Tears - Ventura County Star

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:50

Ventura County Star

Concerts: Katy Perry, Paula Cole, Oak Baroque Chamber Ensemble, and Blood, Sweat & Tears
Ventura County Star
Music Through Time” Benefit Concert, featuring Just Peachy and Trevor Shor, May 19, Camarillo Skyway Playhouse. 805-432-5942; bpt.me/3368305. Midnight, BAT, Wormwitch and Pink Mist, May 21, Rock City Studios. 805-383-3555; rockcitystudios.net.

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REVIEW: Close Encounters With Music: ACRONYM Baroque String Band – May 12, 2018 - theberkshireedge.com

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:47

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REVIEW: Close Encounters With Music: ACRONYM Baroque String Band – May 12, 2018
theberkshireedge.com
Great Barrington — The ACRONYM Baroque string band turned in a set of dazzling early music performances on Saturday, May 12, at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Centerin the penultimate presentation of the 2017/2018 season by Close Encounters With ...

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