Baroque music

Crescendo concerts planned in Lakeville, Great Barrington - Torrington Register Citizen

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:04

Torrington Register Citizen

Crescendo concerts planned in Lakeville, Great Barrington
Torrington Register Citizen
LAKEVILLE — Crescendo's first concert of its 2017-18 season celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther — his own revolutionary music and words in settings of German Renaissance and Baroque motets, choruses and chorales. All of the works performed are ...

Belgium's VOX LUMINIS performs Royal Funeral Music on Miller Theatre's Early Music series 11/18 - Broadway World

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:18

Belgium's VOX LUMINIS performs Royal Funeral Music on Miller Theatre's Early Music series 11/18
Broadway World
Vox Luminis has performed in festivals and venues across Europe including Wigmore Hall, Stour Music Festival, Cadogan Hall, Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, Gregynog Festival, Nuits de Septembre de Liège, Festival de Stavelot, Juillet Musical de ...

Istanbul Recitals back with exciting schedule - Daily Sabah

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:17

Daily Sabah

Istanbul Recitals back with exciting schedule
Daily Sabah
Having invited prominent and extraordinary virtuosos of classical music with a special concert every month for 11 years, Istanbul Recitals both contributes to the cultural life of Istanbul and also to the city being remembered with respect on the ...

Music At St. Paul's Announces 2017-2018 Season - The Chattanoogan

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:27

The Chattanoogan

Music At St. Paul's Announces 2017-2018 Season
The Chattanoogan
Concluding our season, Sonare returns with Chattanooga native flutist Janelle Anderson West, for a program of elegant music from the French Baroque. We are delighted to bring this diverse selection of outstanding musicians to our beautiful and historic ...

Muhlenberg College welcomes new faculty for the 2017-18 academic year - Muhlenberg College

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:07

Muhlenberg College welcomes new faculty for the 2017-18 academic year
Muhlenberg College
His areas of research include the choral music of Benjamin Britten, links between modern educational practices, learning theory and music education and programming Renaissance and Baroque Music for choirs. Jackson is also an active professional singer ...

It's In Queens! (October 18 Through October 25) - Western Queens Gazette

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:58

It's In Queens! (October 18 Through October 25)
Western Queens Gazette
An evening of 18th century Italian baroque music (Vivaldi, Scarlatti, and Gallo) by a local baroque ensemble playing authentic baroque instruments at baroque pitch and in period style. $15/$10 seniors and students. King Manor Museum, King Park, 153rd ...

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Masseduction - slantmagazine

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:43

Masseduction
slantmagazine
Clark's baroque musical sensibilities remain intact throughout Masseduction, but the increased tenderness of her vocal performances, coupled with more thematic emphasis on the push and pull of romantic relationships, offers a moving counterweight to St.

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Celebrating Henry VIII's Love Affair With the Humble Recorder - Atlas Obscura

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:07

Atlas Obscura

Celebrating Henry VIII's Love Affair With the Humble Recorder
Atlas Obscura
They were widely popular in the Western musical tradition throughout the Renaissance and Baroque periods, when a number of courtly symphonies were produced. Of course Henry VIII, who considered himself, well, a Renaissance man, composed a number ...

Meet the Maestro: Bridget Cunningham - Classical Music

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 04:08

Meet the Maestro: Bridget Cunningham
Classical Music
London Early Opera (LEO) may still be in its first decade – even if only just – but under director Bridget Cunningham it is already five recordings into an ongoing survey of Handel's music for Signum Classics. Founded in 2008, the group has just ...

Legacy Chorale brings “Bach to Broadway” to Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd - November 12 - Northland Press

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 00:25

Legacy Chorale brings “Bach to Broadway” to Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd - November 12
Northland Press
The concert opens in the Baroque period of Classical music, the early 1700's, with J. S. Bach's lively fugue "Honor and Glory” from his twelve movement composition Magnificat. It ends with Leonard Bernstein's “Tonight” from the Broadway musical West ...

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Orchestra, student musicians go for Baroque - Greenville Daily Reflector

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 00:24

Orchestra, student musicians go for Baroque
Greenville Daily Reflector
“What the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra does is it plays Baroque music in a Baroque way,” Heidi Zinke, Eastern Youth Orchestra board member said. “They're playing the music in a way that it would have been played when the music was written and in a ...

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Brookline Symphony to welcome music director, hold concert - Wicked Local Brookline

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:30

Brookline Symphony to welcome music director, hold concert
Wicked Local Brookline
Altenbach was appointed music director in June 2017 after a yearlong search. Known for his deep sense of musical style and nuance, with a repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary works, Altenbach is music director of opera at the Boston ...

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Gardiner's Monteverdi cycle concludes with triumphant 'Poppea' - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:25

Chicago Tribune

Gardiner's Monteverdi cycle concludes with triumphant 'Poppea'
Chicago Tribune
And “Poppea,” the greatest of the three, served as a fitting culmination of the triptych, part of the American coda to the seven-month “Monteverdi 450” world tour by Gardiner, his period ensembles the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, and ...

REVIEW: Portsmouth Baroque Choir at The Church of The Holy Spirit, Southsea - The News

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:58

The News

REVIEW: Portsmouth Baroque Choir at The Church of The Holy Spirit, Southsea
The News
We certainly need to keep ETO returning to Portsmouth with such excellent productions as Handel's Giulio Cesare but only very rarely do we get to hear sumptuous Venetian choral music by Monteverdi, Schutz and the Gabrieli family performed with sackbuts ...

Baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare celebrates ever-present, ever-elusive Telemann - Philly.com

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:42

Baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare celebrates ever-present, ever-elusive Telemann
Philly.com
Harmonically, the Violin Concerto in F had loads of personality, but given a blindfold test, I'd think it was Telemann's Czech contemporary Jan Dismas Zelenka due to the music's many quirks. Musical thoughts seemed to begin in mid-stream. And what was ...

Arts Notes: Cummer's 'LIFT' exhibit honored by the Southeastern Museum Exhibition Competition - Florida Times-Union

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:02

Florida Times-Union

Arts Notes: Cummer's 'LIFT' exhibit honored by the Southeastern Museum Exhibition Competition
Florida Times-Union
The Jacksonville Children's Chorus, featuring guest artists Echoing Air, a music ensemble with Baroque instruments, will perform “If It Ain't Baroque: Renaissance and Baroque Music” at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, 4001 Hendricks ...

FX Richter: Sinfonias, Sonatas and Oboe Concerto CD review – quite a find - The Guardian

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 02:20

The Guardian

FX Richter: Sinfonias, Sonatas and Oboe Concerto CD review – quite a find
The Guardian
Richter played in the virtuoso Mannheim orchestra and so has been labelled an early classicist, but on this evidence he is a fascinating link between the baroque and the next musical era. Generally easy on the ear, flowing gracefully, his idiom then ...

Chorale's 'Baroque Splendor' Features Vivaldi, Bach And Handel - CapeNews.net

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 14:36

CapeNews.net

Chorale's 'Baroque Splendor' Features Vivaldi, Bach And Handel
CapeNews.net
The program includes works by Vivaldi, Bach and Handel, as well as other important composers who contributed to music of the Baroque period, which stretched from about 1600 to 1750 and was a productive period for vocal and choral music, producing the ...

Gardiner launches Monteverdi cycle with brilliant 'L'Orfeo' at Harris Theater - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:57

Chicago Tribune

Gardiner launches Monteverdi cycle with brilliant 'L'Orfeo' at Harris Theater
Chicago Tribune
John Eliot Gardiner's cycle of the Monteverdi operas with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists will conclude with “L'Incoronazione di Poppea” (“The Coronation of Poppea”), at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E.

Schola Cantorum performs Bach - Yale Daily News (blog)

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 02:17

Schola Cantorum performs Bach
Yale Daily News (blog)
He also described Suzuki as a preeminent conductor of Bach's music and attributed Japan's early music movement and interest in Baroque-era classical compositions to Suzuki's work. Addy Sterrett MUS '18 said Suzuki is “like a wizard.” Sterrett, a ...

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