Baroque music

Event spotlight: 'La Romanesca' - Wicked Local Malden

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:09

Wicked Local Malden

Event spotlight: 'La Romanesca'
Wicked Local Malden
The 2017-18 season of Somerville Museum's “Early Music Afternoons” will continue with “La Romanesca,” a concert of baroque music from Rome performed by Olav Chris Henriksen, from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 at the museum, 1 Westwood Road, Somerville.

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Greenville native and Ohio resident Steven Aldredge wins national choral composition award - Greenville News

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:31

Greenville News

Greenville native and Ohio resident Steven Aldredge wins national choral composition award
Greenville News
“Then, right around the week we were discussing the Reformation and its importance in Baroque music, I got an email saying I had won. It was very timely, as it turned out,” he said. Aldredge is back in the Upstate this week, celebrating Thanksgiving ...

Macau | Baroque music performing in four venues in the city - Macau Business

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 04:51

Macau | Baroque music performing in four venues in the city
Macau Business
Macau (MNA) – The programme of the third edition of the Baroque Music Festival organized by the Alliance Française of Macao was announced on Wednesday, with three musical ensembles having been invited from the cities of Nantes, Toulouse, and Nice, in ...

Celebrating St Cecilia - Times of Malta

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:25

Celebrating St Cecilia
Times of Malta
VIBE is the resident ensemble of the Valletta International Baroque Festival. It was born out of a cultural need for Malta to have its own ensemble specifically focused on the study and performances of baroque music, including a rich repertoire of ...

Collinsville church hosts concert, 'Music for Joyous Season' Dec. 10 - Torrington Register Citizen

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:07

Torrington Register Citizen

Collinsville church hosts concert, 'Music for Joyous Season' Dec. 10
Torrington Register Citizen
“Daniel S. Lee and Friends,” a chamber ensemble of acclaimed musicians will present a program of music from the Baroque and Romantic eras, including works by Bach, Corelli and Vivaldi, will perform for the popular “Music for a Joyous Season” concert at ...

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Allan Hancock College Singers rehearsing for Christmas concert on Dec. 2 - Lompoc Record

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:34

Lompoc Record

Allan Hancock College Singers rehearsing for Christmas concert on Dec. 2
Lompoc Record
"There's something about Baroque music and the Christmas season that seem to go together," Lucas said of the music selection, calling them congruent and complimentary. "Since it's early Christmas, it's not exactly Christmas-themed music, but it's ...

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Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond - The Mercury News

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:00

The Mercury News

Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond
The Mercury News
Baroque splendors, anyone? Choral masterworks? We've got 'em. Music lovers have a lot to choose from this season – from perennial favorites such as Bach's “Christmas Oratorio” to cheer-inducing new works like “A Lemony Snicket Holiday,” the Bay Area's ...

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:03

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
In “firament,” Shaw juxtaposes the rhythmic drive of Baroque music and minimalism using quotations from the second Brandenburg Concerto and invokes monophonic chant at the mention of a Kyrie. The stunning conclusion of the work plunges the audience ...

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ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics - The Chicago Maroon

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:35

ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics
The Chicago Maroon
Edition of Contemporary Music (ECM) released an album of sonatas for piano and violin performed by Sir András Schiff and Yuuko Shiokawa on Friday, October 27, 2017. The album opens with the Bach's Sonata in E major for violin and harpsichord.

BAROQUE'N, REEDS, AND BOWS Opens at Sheldon Ballroom, 11/27 - Broadway World

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 23:20

BAROQUE'N, REEDS, AND BOWS Opens at Sheldon Ballroom, 11/27
Broadway World
He currently serves as Music Director for San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. CMSSL offers two performances of each regular season program in the Sheldon Ballroom (3648 Washington Blvd., Grand Center, St. Louis, MO 63108) on Monday ...

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Quicksilver's “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters - New York Classical Review

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:37

Quicksilver's “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters
New York Classical Review
But there were few if any unlikable moments in this self-styled “Cabinet of Musical Curiosities” presented by Music Before 1800 at Corpus Christi Church in Morningside Heights. Listeners accustomed to clear divisions between fast and slow movements ...

Penn State Altoona to host Apollo's Fire baroque quartet - Penn State News

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:44

Penn State News

Penn State Altoona to host Apollo's Fire baroque quartet
Penn State News
A quartet of musicians from the Cleveland baroque orchestra Apollo's Fire will perform on campus Dec. 1. The musicians will hold a forum in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at 3 p.m. and perform the concert "An ...

Early Music comes to Hastings - Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:52

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Early Music comes to Hastings
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
On Saturday we have a feast of baroque music with an ensemble of ten players, drawn from soloist working with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, with familiar works by Vivaldi, Handel and Bach, and will be joined by soprano Charlotte Beament.

Review: The incredible shrinking orchestra hits high notes in second half - Post-Bulletin

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:51

Review: The incredible shrinking orchestra hits high notes in second half
Post-Bulletin
Though I have been critical in the past of non-period-instrument performances of Baroque music, I have changed my tune. Aside from the unfeasibility of outfitting the orchestra with period instruments/replicas, the music is made to be played and enjoyed.

Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26 - NJ.com

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:43

Concert featuring baroque chamber works takes place on Nov. 26
NJ.com
On Sunday, Nov. 26, at 4, The Gloria Consort will present a concert of Baroque chamber works by 18th century musical giants Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Arcangelo Corelli. Works by their contemporaries John Loeillet and Andrew ...

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging - The Guardian

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:26

The Guardian

The Rake's Progress review – new company makes Stravinsky sing in stylish staging
The Guardian
The conductor is the baroque-music specialist Laurence Cummings, directing from the harpsichord and dressed in jacket and squishy velvet cap to look alarmingly like Handel. He paces things snappily and, as the evening progresses, increasingly gets in ...

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London - Financial Times

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 07:09

Financial Times

Boyz n the Wells: Kyle Abraham in London
Financial Times
Atmospheric snatches of the Boyz n the Hood soundtrack — “We have a possible 187 [ie homicide]” — form part of an eclectic playlist that includes great ironic swaths of baroque music — Bach, Caldara, Vivaldi — spliced together with Jacques Brel and ...

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Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season - The University of Alabama Crimson White

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:07

The University of Alabama Crimson White

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra kicks off holiday season
The University of Alabama Crimson White
It has a feeling of perhaps inaugurating the holiday season to a certain extent and the beauty of smaller scale, and Baroque music seems to be just perfect for that.” Flatt also said he sees this concert as an “artistic opportunity” for the orchestra ...

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music - The Dominion Post

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 16:01

The Dominion Post

Baroque Masters: a shining example of how to approach 18th Century music
The Dominion Post
This exuberant and exhilarating concert was a timely reminder of just where the performance of baroque music has reached in our time. When the authentic performance movement reared its head around 40 years ago, its early dogmatism subjected us to ...

Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday - Arizona Daily Sun

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:24

Arizona Daily Sun

Master Chorale of Flagstaff goes for "Baroque” on Monday
Arizona Daily Sun
Various works by composers of that era and beyond the time of Bach are featured on the first half of Monday evening's program and offer a glimpse into the importance of the musical form of the Lutheran chorale or hymn that became a vital part of ...

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