Baroque music

Summer Chamber Concerts Kicks Off Season With Baroque Chamber Music - Town Topics

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:35

Summer Chamber Concerts Kicks Off Season With Baroque Chamber Music
Town Topics
The concert seemed to move chronologically through the Baroque era, occasionally taking a step back to illustrate how the more complex musical effects of the 18th century came to be. Violinists Schwarz and Marmer both played with a lean sound and ...

Blue Hill Bach To Perform At The Gracie Theatre - Broadway World

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:16

Blue Hill Bach To Perform At The Gracie Theatre
Broadway World
"Fans of Baroque music who love the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach should make plans to attend this event," said Jeri Misler, managing director of the Gracie Theatre. "Blue Hill Bach is one of the most historically accurate performers of ...

Local singer takes a lead role at Cincinnati Opera's final performance of 'The Coronation of Poppea' - Cincinnati CityBeat (blog)

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 17:11

Cincinnati CityBeat (blog)

Local singer takes a lead role at Cincinnati Opera's final performance of 'The Coronation of Poppea'
Cincinnati CityBeat (blog)
Moody has been having a busy opera season — he also has debuts with Les Violons du Roy, Portland Baroque Orchestra and the Great Music in a Great Space Series. He is a graduate of Maryland's Peabody Conservatory, Yale School of Music and the ...

REVIEW: Portsmouth Baroque Choir, St George's Church, Portsea - The News

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 04:28

The News

REVIEW: Portsmouth Baroque Choir, St George's Church, Portsea
The News
For their summer concert, Portsmouth Baroque Choir chose, as the main items, two strongly contrasting contemporary works. The first being by Jonathan Dove, and the second, by John Rutter. New music, whilst often challenging, needs to be heard in ...

The 2018 Gretna Music season begins Saturday: Here's the schedule - LancasterOnline

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 06:31

LancasterOnline

The 2018 Gretna Music season begins Saturday: Here's the schedule
LancasterOnline
Two early music groups will join forces to perform cantatas by the German baroque composer Dietrich Buxtehude, as well as music by George Frideric Handel, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber and Johann Kaspar Kerll. Titled “Pathways to Light,” the theme of the ...

Kangxi, Porto and Baroque - Global Times

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 13:27

Global Times

Kangxi, Porto and Baroque
Global Times
This year I dedicate the celebration of Portugal's National Day to the Chinese emperor Kangxi, the city of Porto in northern Portugal and to Baroque music. You may ask what links these three elements when they seem so different. The reasons are as follows.

West Cork Chamber Music Festival: big ideas, big subjects, big music - Irish Times

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 00:00

Irish Times

West Cork Chamber Music Festival: big ideas, big subjects, big music
Irish Times
Baroque music in the morning has become a tradition in Bantry. Camerata øresund, named after the strait which separates Sweden from Denmark, make an all-Vivaldi offering on Sunday, following up with Bach on Tuesday, and Handel on Thursday. And on ...

American Choreographer Mark Morris on Relationship Between Classical Music and Dance - Playbill.com

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:08

Playbill.com

American Choreographer Mark Morris on Relationship Between Classical Music and Dance
Playbill.com
Paul Taylor imagines that all Baroque music is in eights, even though the seventeen is the same as the one and the phrase is nine—it's never square, it's thrilling! So it doesn't have to be the greatest piece in the repertory. Sometimes a piece of ...

Beyond expectations: Music and Beyond conjures up sprawling offerings for arts lovers - Ottawa Citizen

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 08:38

Ottawa Citizen

Beyond expectations: Music and Beyond conjures up sprawling offerings for arts lovers
Ottawa Citizen
From the 75 concerts that form a tangled thicket of programming at the Music and Beyond festival that runs from July 4 to 19, Peter Hum selects eight that are worth your consideration, whether your tastes run to opera, choral music, baroque, violin or ...

Artpark's free 'Music in the Woods' series opens on July 8 - Niagara Frontier Publications

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 07:00

Artpark's free 'Music in the Woods' series opens on July 8
Niagara Frontier Publications
Experience "Music in the Woods," a free Sunday music series presented in Artpark's lower park (Emerald Grove) along the Niagara River Gorge. The 4 p.m. shows include: July 8 - Boleo Quartet: A delightful afternoon of classical and baroque chamber music ...

Artpark's free 'Music in the Woods' series opens on July 8 - Niagara Frontier Publications

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 07:00

Artpark's free 'Music in the Woods' series opens on July 8
Niagara Frontier Publications
Experience "Music in the Woods," a free Sunday music series presented in Artpark's lower park (Emerald Grove) along the Niagara River Gorge. The 4 p.m. shows include: July 8 - Boleo Quartet: A delightful afternoon of classical and baroque chamber music ...

46th Istanbul Music Festival – Review: Joyce DiDonato Brings Bravura & Brilliance To The Bosphorus - OperaWire

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:18

OperaWire

46th Istanbul Music Festival – Review: Joyce DiDonato Brings Bravura & Brilliance To The Bosphorus
OperaWire
As the popularity of baroque music in Turkey is light years away from the general approbation accorded to local crooners such as Tarkan or Sertab Erener, it made no difference to the audience whether DiDonato sang with a Kansas meadowlark on her ...

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