Baroque music

Shumei hosts a concert of Baroque music - Valley Courier

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:36

Valley Courier

Shumei hosts a concert of Baroque music
Valley Courier
CRESTONE — Samuel Breene (baroque violin) and Jeffrey Noonan (theorbo, baroque guitar) make up Musicke's Cordes, who will perform “Looking South: Italian Music in the Chapels and Courts of Germany” in Crestone at Shumei International Institute on ...

Shumei hosts a concert of Baroque music - Valley Courier

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:36

Valley Courier

Shumei hosts a concert of Baroque music
Valley Courier
CRESTONE — Samuel Breene (baroque violin) and Jeffrey Noonan (theorbo, baroque guitar) make up Musicke's Cordes, who will perform “Looking South: Italian Music in the Chapels and Courts of Germany” in Crestone at Shumei International Institute on ...

College of Music presents an evening of Baroque masterpieces - WSYM-TV

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:01

WSYM-TV

College of Music presents an evening of Baroque masterpieces
WSYM-TV
In honor of the 250th anniversary of Georg Philipp Telemann's death, the College of Music presents a concert by Harmonious Blacksmith. The highly praised early music ensemble, which specializes in Baroque music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in ...

High notes: Six classical concerts in Norfolk not to miss this week ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:57

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

High notes: Six classical concerts in Norfolk not to miss this week ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Carducci Quartet in the glorious Holkham Marble Hall, a concert featuring Norfolk talent saxophonist Finlay McEwen, a Proms night, guitarist Valerie Hartzell and ...

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High notes: Six classical concerts in Norfolk not to miss this week - Norwich Evening News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:52

High notes: Six classical concerts in Norfolk not to miss this week
Norwich Evening News
Sounds from 16th to 18th century Europe in the final Binham season concert as Bergamasca, made up of Katriina Boosey, Frances Eustace and Lynda Sayce, present a fascinating evening of Baroque music. Bergamasca brings together these three talented ...

College of Music presents an evening of Baroque masterpieces - MSUToday

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:43

MSUToday

College of Music presents an evening of Baroque masterpieces
MSUToday
In honor of the 250th anniversary of Georg Philipp Telemann's death, the College of Music presents a concert by Harmonious Blacksmith. The highly praised early music ensemble, which specializes in Baroque music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in ...

The Oracle Hysterical: Chamber Pop Sextet at TMA - Toledo City Paper

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:38

Toledo City Paper

The Oracle Hysterical: Chamber Pop Sextet at TMA
Toledo City Paper
But while their influences are deeply rooted in classical and baroque music, both Brad and his brother Doug can recall a time in graduate school where they focused on producing hip hop albums. “We were both composition students at Rice University in ...

Vivaldi, Bach & Handel Featured in The Falmouth Chorale's BAROQUE SPLENDOR - Broadway World

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14

Broadway World

Vivaldi, Bach & Handel Featured in The Falmouth Chorale's BAROQUE SPLENDOR
Broadway World
The program includes works by Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel, as well as other important composers who contributed to music of the Baroque period, stretching from about 1600 to 1750. This extremely productive period for vocal and choral music produced the ...

Seven days celebrating Bach - Waupaca County News

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:09

Waupaca County News

Seven days celebrating Bach
Waupaca County News
There are several reasons why WCAB chose to develop a festival centered on the music of composer Johann Sebastian Bach. “He was prolific,” Reynolds said. “He was the master of Baroque music. He wrote music for many instruments of that time. It's been ...

'Million Dollar' actor returns to Flat Rock to play Mozart - Asheville Citizen-Times

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:55

Asheville Citizen-Times

'Million Dollar' actor returns to Flat Rock to play Mozart
Asheville Citizen-Times
A: My father was a brilliant pianist and musician, hugely accomplished within the jazz/blues world, and just as skilled at classical and Baroque music, and my mother soared in the modern pop and musical theater genres. These two incredible musicians ...

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument - Seattle Weekly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 04:59

Seattle Weekly

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument
Seattle Weekly
The similarities between baroque music and jazz are obvious enough: the centrality of improvisation, of course; the freedom given to performers who extrapolate from lead sheets or figured bass lines rather than scores notated in full detail; the use of ...

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument - Seattle Weekly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 04:59

Seattle Weekly

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument
Seattle Weekly
The similarities between baroque music and jazz are obvious enough: the centrality of improvisation, of course; the freedom given to performers who extrapolate from lead sheets or figured bass lines rather than scores notated in full detail; the use of ...

Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Classical Masterworks Series - Goldenplec Music News

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:41

Goldenplec Music News

Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Classical Masterworks Series
Goldenplec Music News
In the fifty years or so since 'early-music' ensembles first appeared, they've come to be seen, mostly, as niche operators, concentrating on a particular period. While this makes practical sense for medieval or renaissance groups, for baroque ensembles ...

The Art of the Organ and Four Other Classical Music Events Not to Miss This Week - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:29

Cleveland Scene Weekly

The Art of the Organ and Four Other Classical Music Events Not to Miss This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
The festival continues on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm when Oberlin's James David Christie will serve up Baroque music on the Hradetzky instrument, assisted by Steven Plank and the voices of the Oberlin Collegium. All events (more to come through ...

Russian Composers, Mozart and More Slated for Chamber Music Society of St. Louis's 2017-18 Season - Broadway World

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:12

Russian Composers, Mozart and More Slated for Chamber Music Society of St. Louis's 2017-18 Season
Broadway World
He currently serves as Music Director for San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. "Musical Tapas - Open Table" will satisfy aficionados appetites with a delicious musical menu from across the globe. Reservations are being accepted for December ...

MOB enters new era with a bold pick for its chief executive job - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:11

Chicago Tribune

MOB enters new era with a bold pick for its chief executive job
Chicago Tribune
The question is worth asking as Declan McGovern begins his first season as executive director of Music of the Baroque, where he succeeded the esteemed Karen Fishman. She retired last spring after nearly two decades of administering one of the nation's ...

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Music of the Baroque's new chief plans to steer a steady course - Chicago Classical Review

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:59

Chicago Classical Review

Music of the Baroque's new chief plans to steer a steady course
Chicago Classical Review
When Music of the Baroque opens its 47th season Saturday night with Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah, it will be the first curtain-raiser in nearly two decades with a new executive director in the house at the Harris Theater. Declan McGovern took the ...
MOB enters new era with a bold pick for its chief executive jobChicago Tribune

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William Christie Conducts Juilliard415 in 'The Genius of Monteverdi' - Broadway World

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:21

William Christie Conducts Juilliard415 in 'The Genius of Monteverdi'
Broadway World
Harpsichordist, conductor, musicologist, and teacher William Christie has spearheaded the reintroduction of French Baroque music to a wide audience. Born in Buffalo, and educated at Harvard and Yale, Mr. Christie has lived in France since 1971.

Sun-Times 2017 Fall Entertainment Preview — Classical Music - Chicago Sun-Times

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:30

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times 2017 Fall Entertainment Preview — Classical Music
Chicago Sun-Times
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance (harristheaterchicago.org): To celebrate the 450th birthday of Claudio Monteverdi, a pioneer in the development of opera who bridged the Renaissance and Baroque periods in music history, the Harris will present ...

5 Minutes with Four Chinese Designers at New York Fashion Week - Jing Daily

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:43

Jing Daily

5 Minutes with Four Chinese Designers at New York Fashion Week
Jing Daily
This season, Chinese fashion designer Tao Wang brought “Shanghai Baroque” to New York Fashion Week. She told us her inspiration came from a performance of the masterpieces of two Baroque musicians, Purcell and Handel, at the Shanghai Symphony ...

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