Baroque music

Music Veterans John Doe and Exene Cervenka, John Densmore Salute Beyond Baroque's 50th in LA - MuseWire

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 11:50

MuseWire

Music Veterans John Doe and Exene Cervenka, John Densmore Salute Beyond Baroque's 50th in LA
MuseWire
A historic lineup of L.A.'s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque, the city's legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary “Bohemian Bacchanal” on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice ...

Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center To Celebrate Holidays With Baroque Masterworks In December - Broadway World

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:16

Broadway World

Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center To Celebrate Holidays With Baroque Masterworks In December
Broadway World
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) comes alive with the sounds of Baroque music at Alice Tully Hall just in time for the holiday season. The art of chamber music was born during that era, which lasted roughly 150 years until the death of ...

REVIVE: a saxophone take on the Baroque - Classical Music

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:41

Classical Music

REVIVE: a saxophone take on the Baroque
Classical Music
Iain really thought about the difficulties which we were going to face as a modern instrument playing Baroque music, and made these arrangements work fantastically well. Hunck and Tochio are more about vertical harmony and so use the homogenous ...

SPCO offers seamless, moving 'St. John Passion' - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 17:52

Minneapolis Star Tribune

SPCO offers seamless, moving 'St. John Passion'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Since his appointment as an artistic partner at the SPCO two years ago, Cohen has quietly reinvented the way the orchestra approaches baroque music. This "St. John Passion" was undoubtedly his most significant achievement yet. Beautifully paced and ...

Fab Five: For the week of Nov. 4 - HollandSentinel.com

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 09:48

HollandSentinel.com

Fab Five: For the week of Nov. 4
HollandSentinel.com
Grand Valley State University's Opera Theatre, Early Music Ensemble and Department of Visual and Media Arts will join forces with the Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company to reinvigorate baroque music for modern audiences during “Masquerade: A ...

Celebrating soulful music with Lea Salonga - manilastandard.net

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 01:30

manilastandard.net

Celebrating soulful music with Lea Salonga
manilastandard.net
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will delight the audience with baroque music, a style composed between the years 1600 to 1750, that has changed the view of composers and performers in the music industry. Baroque music expanded the size, ...

'Music will remain': Richard Gill's legacy is those who glimpsed his vision - The Guardian

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 17:07

The Guardian

'Music will remain': Richard Gill's legacy is those who glimpsed his vision
The Guardian
He was referring to the uncertainty of pitch – a topic still hotly debated by musicians. The so-called “Baroque pitch” is about a semitone lower than concert pitch – a step between white and black note on the piano. I couldn't wait to get into his ...

Honor Choir to perform Tuesday - Elko Daily Free Press

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 22:15

Honor Choir to perform Tuesday
Elko Daily Free Press
Modica is assistant professor of music at the University of Redlands and the director of pastoral music at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Hollywood, California. He has served on the faculties of the University of South Carolina and Chapman ...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 4-11: Verdi Chorus, Czech Philharmonic and more - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:02

Los Angeles Times

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Nov. 4-11: Verdi Chorus, Czech Philharmonic and more
Los Angeles Times
L'Arpeggiata This early-music group led by Christina Pluhar presents “Mediterraneo,” an exploration of Baroque and traditional music from Italy, Turkey, Spain, Greece and Macedonia. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., L.A. Sun., 2 p.m. $20-$109.

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Whitney Center to host internationally-acclaimed orchestra - The Sheridan Press

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 13:06

The Sheridan Press

Whitney Center to host internationally-acclaimed orchestra
The Sheridan Press
Baroque music generally refers to music composed during the 1600s and early 1700s, which Hanke said is when composers began writing music that let instruments have distinct parts instead of being folded into the rest of the orchestra. “This [period] is ...

Christine Gevert: Maestro of the Baroque - Themillbrookindependent.com

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:38

Themillbrookindependent.com

Christine Gevert: Maestro of the Baroque
Themillbrookindependent.com
I taught Basso Continuo in Europe at the Berliner Kirchenmusikschule—a world renowned institute for sacred music. Basso Continuo is the art of accompanying Baroque music, by reading a bass line with figures only (much like Jazz players nowadays).

Two-Part Program Highlights Traditional Turkish Music, Cuisine and Culture - Beacon Hill Times

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 08:30

Two-Part Program Highlights Traditional Turkish Music, Cuisine and Culture
Beacon Hill Times
... the Turkish Empire, which controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries, and she said had “its own classical music tradition at the same time when Baroque music was happening in Europe.”.

Out and About: Jazz, baroque, blues and more - Evanston Now

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 08:00

Evanston Now

Out and About: Jazz, baroque, blues and more
Evanston Now
Jazz offerings this week include Mad Skillet at SPACE, Boz Scaggs at North Shore, and a jazzy rendering of the songs from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood at Studio5. These are among the musical offerings this week in and around Evanston.

School of Music violinist records folk albums - Yale Daily News (blog)

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 02:41

Yale Daily News (blog)

School of Music violinist records folk albums
Yale Daily News (blog)
Pumpkin Bread's second album was recorded this August, and will be released in March of 2019. “I've found a lot of fun parallels, especially between baroque music and fiddle music,” Scanlin said. “For example, at its core, a lot of Baroque music and a ...

Bienen School of Music presents 2018 winter holiday concerts - Northwestern University NewsCenter

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:04

Northwestern University NewsCenter

Bienen School of Music presents 2018 winter holiday concerts
Northwestern University NewsCenter
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music will present a variety of holiday concerts this fall. The lineup includes performances by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble, Alice Millar Chapel Choir, Baroque Music ...

Classical music: Flutist, harpsichordist reunite in Baroque style - Times Colonist

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 05:53

Times Colonist

Classical music: Flutist, harpsichordist reunite in Baroque style
Times Colonist
Soile Stratkauskas, the outstanding Finnish-born Baroque flutist, spent a decade based in the U.K. and France before moving to Victoria in 2010. Barely a year later, she had formed her own period-instrument ensemble, the Victoria Baroque Players.

German Baroque Music For Mandolin - Mandolin Cafe

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:26

Mandolin Cafe

German Baroque Music For Mandolin
Mandolin Cafe
The German Baroque period featured three virtuosi--Biber, Westhoff and Johann Jakob Walther. Walther (1650-1717) performed as a violinist in the orchestra of Cosimo III from 1670 to 1674 (Medici dynasty) and served as concertmaster at the court in ...

FM89 Launches New Early Music Program This December - Valley Public Radio

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:00

Valley Public Radio

FM89 Launches New Early Music Program This December
Valley Public Radio
Fans of early music have a new addition to their weekend radio lineup. Early Music Now with Sara Schneider is a new one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque: from sonorous medieval chant and polyphony ...

Early Music Now - Valley Public Radio

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:25

Valley Public Radio

Early Music Now
Valley Public Radio
Early Music Now with Sara Schneider is a one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque: from sonorous medieval chant and polyphony to delightful renaissance madrigals, dances, and consort music to ...

Our cup overfloweth: Baroque or Chamber? - ithaca.com

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:16

ithaca.com

Our cup overfloweth: Baroque or Chamber?
ithaca.com
Classical music lovers face a real dilemma this weekend as both of our premiere ensembles offer outstanding concerts on the same date, and at the same time, Saturday evening, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m.. The choice is between the New York State Baroque's ...

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