Baroque music

Gounod/Molière Comedy Delights - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 03:00
Gounod/Molière Comedy Delights  The Boston Musical Intelligencer

When Charles Gounod was creating the role of Sganarelle in his opera-comique Le Médecin malgré lui (The Doctor in Spite of Himself), closely based on ...

Why be the fastest violinist if you mostly play wrong notes? - Slipped Disc

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:48

Why be the fastest violinist if you mostly play wrong notes?
Slipped Disc
Faster is not better. Really, I cannot listen anymore to Baroque music as it is played today. And I used to love Baroque music. Just check Vivaldi's Four Seasons played by Felix Ayo or by Wolfgang Schneiderhan in the late 50's or early 60's – that's ...

Jordi Savall Traces The Musical Routes of Slavery - Berkeley Daily Planet

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:30

Jordi Savall Traces The Musical Routes of Slavery
Berkeley Daily Planet
These Latin American musicians were members of Tembembe Ensemble Continuo, a group specializing in exploring connections between the Hispanic Baroque period in music and the traditional music of Latin America. Soprano Maria Juliana Linhares was ...

Apollo's Fire Returns To New York This December - Broadway World

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 18:34

Broadway World

Apollo's Fire Returns To New York This December
Broadway World
Off the concert hall stage, Apollo's Fire inaugurates its new Artistic Leadership Fellowships program this season, which provides leadership opportunities for young professional Baroque musicians. The program was initiated by Artistic Director ...

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

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:13

St. Albert Gazette

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, the Trio Sonata in D Minor for Oboe, Violin and Continuo by CPE Bach, the Trio Sonata for Two ...

Tafelmusik makes a case for the obscure Baroque music of Agostino Steffani - Toronto Star

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:03

Toronto Star

Tafelmusik makes a case for the obscure Baroque music of Agostino Steffani
Toronto Star
By John TeraudsSpecial to the Star. Fri., Nov. 9, 2018. Steffani: Drama & Devotion. Krisztina Szabo, centre, and Victoria Marshall perform the music of Agostino Steffani with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Ivars Taurins. (JOHN TERAUDS) ...

Apollo's Fire Returns To New York This December - Broadway World

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:00
Apollo's Fire Returns To New York This December  Broadway World

Following its sold-out debut performance at Carnegie Hall earlier this year, Apollo's Fire - The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra returns to New York bringing its new ...

Tafelmusik makes a case for the obscure Baroque music of Agostino Steffani - Toronto Star

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 03:00
Tafelmusik makes a case for the obscure Baroque music of Agostino Steffani  Toronto Star

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, the Chamber Choir and guest soloist Krisztina Szabó enchant with music from this Italian composer, writes John Terauds.

Venerable Festival Of New American Music Offers 'A New Kind Of Beauty' - Capital Public Radio News

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:59

Capital Public Radio News

Venerable Festival Of New American Music Offers 'A New Kind Of Beauty'
Capital Public Radio News
“When we say 'New American Music' that's about all these things have in common… it's just sort of like we're not trying to define it,” says Blumberg. “New music is inspired by different styles and traditions from all over the world. It tends to grow ...

Free CAMA Concert Features Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Mandolinist Avi Avital - Noozhawk

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:29

Free CAMA Concert Features Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Mandolinist Avi Avital
Noozhawk
The Community Arts Music Association (CAMA) of Santa Barbara will present a free community concert featuring renowned mandolin soloist Avi Avital and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra performing works by Italian Baroque master Antonio Vivaldi, ...

'Beautiful music' and more when Ensemble Caprice plays - Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:04

'Beautiful music' and more when Ensemble Caprice plays
Regina Leader-Post
“It's not just beautiful music.” Ensemble Caprice features Maute and Sophie Lariviere (recorder), Susie Napper (violoncello), David Jacques (baroque guitar) and Ziya Tabassian (percussion). Tickets, $35 adults and $15 for ages 35 and under, are on sale ...

Filmmakers chronicle tuba player's journey from Sandtown to the symphony - Washington Post

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:47

Washington Post

Filmmakers chronicle tuba player's journey from Sandtown to the symphony
Washington Post
He's particularly passionate about baroque music (he has transcribed works of Bach for the tuba), along with the works of Wagner, Bruckner and Mahler. “I don't think I'm exceptionally talented,” White says. “I just work my butt off. I still practice ...

Get Your Own – 11.08.18 - Pasadena Weekly

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:07

Pasadena Weekly

Get Your Own – 11.08.18
Pasadena Weekly
Youth Baroque orchestra Kontrapunktus performs a concert, “The Bachs,” commemorating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and three of his sons, as well as performing new Baroque music by the group's Composer-in Residence Mark Moya. It starts at 8 ...

German Baroque Music For Mandolin - Mandolin Cafe

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 03:00
German Baroque Music For Mandolin  Mandolin Cafe

The German Baroque period featured three virtuosi--Biber, Westhoff and Johann Jakob Walther. Walther (1650-1717) performed as a violinist in the orchestra of ...

Get Your Own - 11.08.18 - Pasadena Weekly

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 03:00
Get Your Own - 11.08.18  Pasadena Weekly

Actor Gary Busey discusses and signs “Buseyisms: Gary Busey's Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth” at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Nov. 8 at Vroman's ...

Lute virtuosos Ronn McFarlane and Paul O'Dette to perform at Saint James - LancasterOnline

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:03

LancasterOnline

Lute virtuosos Ronn McFarlane and Paul O'Dette to perform at Saint James
LancasterOnline
Ronn McFarlane fell in love with Renaissance and baroque music while a college student. While the music he was playing was arranged for the guitar, he wondered how the pieces would sound played on the instrument they originally were intended for: the ...

Halos & Pitchforks • Nov. 8, 2018 - Coastal View News

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:23

Halos & Pitchforks • Nov. 8, 2018
Coastal View News
“Much appreciated!” A reader sends a halo on behalf of Otis the labradoodle to Dr. B, and the Rodriguez family (Kennedy, Jason, Nirasha) for play, snuggles, beach, bluffs, sleep, baroque music, treats, sleepovers and more. A reader sends a halo to John ...

Baroque musicians return to Columbus - Billings Gazette

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:15

Baroque musicians return to Columbus
Billings Gazette
Baroque musicians Carrie Krause and John Lenti return to Columbus with The Mystical Violin and Courteous Lute: 17th Century Sonatas. Featuring classical Baroque concertos, the performance begins at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11 at Columbus Community ...

Measure for Measure, Chicago Sinfonietta, Swing Shift Orchestra and more - Windy City Times

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:42

Windy City Times

Measure for Measure, Chicago Sinfonietta, Swing Shift Orchestra and more
Windy City Times
Lovers of baroque music are in for a rare treat with the Nov. 15-16 visit of Toronto-based Opera Atelier at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, offering a double-bill of rarely-seen operas, both inspired by classical mythology: Marc-Antoine ...

Music, dance and more events in New Orleans this week (Nov. 6-12, 2018) - The Advocate

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:26

The Advocate

Music, dance and more events in New Orleans this week (Nov. 6-12, 2018)
The Advocate
Thu.-Sun. Nov. 8-11 | The New Orleans Opera Association's program of French baroque music includes Jean-Philippe Rameau's one-act operatic version of the mythological tale of a sculptor who falls in love with one of his statues and begs Venus to give ...

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