Baroque music

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque - Aspen Times

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:00

Aspen Music Festival review: Barnatan and inspirations from the Baroque
Aspen Times
Baroque music inspired Philip Glass' second violin concerto, "The American Four Seasons," a direct reflection of Vivaldi's familiar classic. In his recital Thursday in Harris Hall, violinist Robert McDuffie used the unaccompanied prologue and "songs ...

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:46

Los Angeles Times

Vasily Petrenko's Hollywood Bowl show was a mixed bag benefited by the venue's audiovisual system
Los Angeles Times
Pálfalvi's own proclamation came two years ago with his venturesome first recording, “Agitato,” in which he pairs Baroque music with striking contemporary pieces and reveals himself to be a young musician with an uncommon combination of elegance and ...

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach - Berkeleyside

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:06

Berkeleyside

From red wagons to Red China: Richard Pontzious and the Asian Youth Orchestra return to Zellerbach
Berkeleyside
But change was in the air, and with China opening up to the world and a rising generation of Chinese musicians, Pontzious and violin legend and conductor Yehudi Menuhin decided to launch the Asian Youth Orchestra in 1987. It took several years to get ...

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Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival - Straight.com

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:34

Latin American baroque brings fresh flavour to the Vancouver Bach Festival
Straight.com
We usually associate the arts of the Baroque era with Europe. However, they were also vibrantly alive across the Atlantic—as the Vancouver Bach Festival presentation Music of Missions and Mysteries: Latin American Baroque attests. Works by composers ...

Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit' - The Guardian

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:02

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Simon Rattle: 'I would have been wary about taking the job had I known about Brexit'
The Guardian
And there are other areas – they have played no baroque music in recent years, and very little Haydn and Mozart – where I can be of use.” Rattle is being modest; and as for the LSO, which in the past decade has had eight years of fly-in-fly-out ...

Baking Focaccia With Vivaldi - The Awl

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:41

Baking Focaccia With Vivaldi
The Awl
So let's talk about Antonio Vivaldi who is, given his birth year of 1678, not at all a classical composer but in fact a Baroque composer. Baroque! New territory! This is good and exciting for you and for me. Baroque was the form of music that came ...

A Masterful Musical Workout for Mind, Body, and Soul - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 18:01

A Masterful Musical Workout for Mind, Body, and Soul
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Behind the cellist's exuberant playing, Ms. Stevens' accompaniment was a very orderly dance tune that harkened back to the Baroque period. Romantic composers would return counterpoint to art music, it having been downplayed during the Classical period.

Baroque Orchestra to launch Summer Music Festival this Sunday - New Jersey Hills

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:22

New Jersey Hills

Baroque Orchestra to launch Summer Music Festival this Sunday
New Jersey Hills
Maestro Robert Butts of Madison will conduct the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey in a concert performance of Puccini's “La Boheme” at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 6, at the College of Saint Elizabeth in the opener of the orchestra's 2017 Summer Music Festival.
Dates announced for 2017 Ardee Baroque FestivalThis Is Ardee

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Danny L Harle - Tiny Mix Tapes

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:39

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Danny L Harle
Tiny Mix Tapes
Danny L Harle is one of the most celebrated artists on the PC Music label, based on a string of deadly singles and collaborations with everyone from Panda Bear and Tinashe to Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX. His first single, “Broken Flowers,” was what ...

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Coburn Music hosts Baroque series - Tahoe Weekly

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:30

Tahoe Weekly

Coburn Music hosts Baroque series
Tahoe Weekly
Get ready Truckee, local born, Julliard-trained Lindsay McIntosh, founder of Coburn Music, is organizing the inaugural Baroque summer pop-up concert series. And it is tres HIP, meaning historically informed performances that are period ensembles, not ...

Classical music and dance listings - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:54

Classical music and dance listings
San Francisco Chronicle
“Mass in B Minor.” Works by Bach. 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 6. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St., S.F. “Baroque Marathon.” 3 and 8 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Aug. 7-8, “King Arthur.” Purcell opera. 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., Aug. 10-11; “Bach and Sons: Sinfonias, ...

Outside Lands 2017: 10 must-see musical acts - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:54

Outside Lands 2017: 10 must-see musical acts
San Francisco Chronicle
As the Lemon Twigs, the siblings from Long Island channel their love of obscure and baroque '70s pop into the debut album, “Do Hollywood.” Now you can see them do the bay. Aidin Vaziri is The San Francisco Chronicle's pop music critic. E-mail: ...

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Chamber music society presents baroque concert in Rochester - Mountaintimes

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:45

Chamber music society presents baroque concert in Rochester
Mountaintimes
Sunday, Aug. 6, 4 p.m.—ROCHESTER— The Rochester Chamber Music Society in association with the Vermont Festival of The Arts will present a baroque concert on period instruments, Sunday, Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. at the Federated Church of Rochester. Artistic ...

Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel – Ensemble Marsyas/Peter Whelan album review: Baroque music gem - Irish Times

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:01

Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel – Ensemble Marsyas/Peter Whelan album review: Baroque music gem
Irish Times
If you like baroque music that celebrates the sound of horns then this CD is for you. The music, mostly concerti grossi, is by Handel and a little-known Italian, Francesco Barsanti. The two composers' paths crossed in London and their music was in ...

Machine Love: SchneidersLaden - Resident Advisor

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:57

Resident Advisor

Machine Love: SchneidersLaden
Resident Advisor
But as their popularity grew, their reputation became more complicated: modular synthesisers make you more interested in complex patches than finishing music; modular synthesisers are a hipster, male-dominated fad; modular synthesisers are emblematic ...

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San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2017-18 Season - Broadway World

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:37

San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2017-18 Season
Broadway World
Based in the Bay Area, Agave Baroque specializes in string chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries. Agave has received numerous awards and accolades, and gained local and national attention for its "rapturous music," "brilliant... profound playing ...

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