Baroque music

Toronto Masque Theatre's goodbye show celebrated its finest work - Toronto Star

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:03

Toronto Star

Toronto Masque Theatre's goodbye show celebrated its finest work
Toronto Star
Composer Andrew Downing's beguiling The Springtime Is for Us was followed by a powerful dance duo by Brochard and Lacoursiere (it wrapped Baroque music and dance forms in modern choreography). The evening ended with composer James Rolfe's ...

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Electric Citizen, Fragments of God and More Get Psyched at Far Out Fest - Nashville Scene

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:52

Nashville Scene

Electric Citizen, Fragments of God and More Get Psyched at Far Out Fest
Nashville Scene
... Black Sabbath abstracted blues and pop into compositions that explored droning, one-chord (and no-chord) patterns, along with basic riffs that often had a sinister quality that was distantly derived from the Baroque music of the 17th and early 18th ...

London Festival of Baroque Music, St John's, Smith Square — noble purity - Financial Times

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:19

Financial Times

London Festival of Baroque Music, St John's, Smith Square — noble purity
Financial Times
The risk feels especially acute at this time of year, when the London Festival of Baroque Music rolls into town. The festival is now in its 35th year (it may be more familiar under its original name of the Lufthansa Baroque Festival) and has retained ...

Kraemer, Music of the Baroque wrap season with game of threes - Chicago Classical Review

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:14

Chicago Classical Review

Kraemer, Music of the Baroque wrap season with game of threes
Chicago Classical Review
Nicholas Kraemer's November program with Music of the Baroque featured Baroque double concertos and was entitled “Two's Company”; so, of course, his second program—the last of MOB's season—was dubbed “Three's a Crowd.” The concert, offered ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival's Spring Baroque Festival - Islands' Sounder

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:32

Islands' Sounder

Salish Sea Early Music Festival's Spring Baroque Festival
Islands' Sounder
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Spring Baroque Festival, to include three contrasting performances of early orchestral and chamber music on period instruments at the Orcas Adventist Fellowship Church on Orcas Island. Admission to all ...

The Rebel Harpsichordists - The New Yorker

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:01

The New Yorker

The Rebel Harpsichordists
The New Yorker
His interest in jazz and improvisation is hardly a distraction from his main work: the sort of slavish attention to the score encouraged by modern classical tradition is inadequate to the demands of Renaissance or Baroque music, in which players must ...

Washington University announces 2018-19 Great Artists Series - Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 02:08

Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom

Washington University announces 2018-19 Great Artists Series
Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom
“Our third Great Artists Series promises more not-to-be-missed recitals,” said Todd Decker, chair of the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences, which presents the series. “These are some of the most powerful performers of our time.” Lugansky will open ...

Baroque Orchestra to stage cabaret Saturday in Madison - New Jersey Hills

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 00:04

New Jersey Hills

Baroque Orchestra to stage cabaret Saturday in Madison
New Jersey Hills
The evening will feature "great guest singers -- some of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey's favorites -- and some very special guest artists," said Robert Butts of Madison, the orchestra's founder and artistic director. "The music will reflect ...

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Summer concert series returns July 26 with pieces by Haydn, Bach - Wareham Week

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:11

Wareham Week

Summer concert series returns July 26 with pieces by Haydn, Bach
Wareham Week
For the second series of concerts, which will feature Baroque music from the 17th century, the performances will include period instruments. “It brings the music to life because it's as close as we can get to how the pieces originally sounded,” she said.

This week's classical music highights - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 15:01

Minneapolis Star Tribune

This week's classical music highights
Minneapolis Star Tribune
... particularly when it comes to performances of baroque music. Cohen's latest SPCO program takes a fascinatingly broad view of different baroque styles, featuring music by Englishman Charles Avison, Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka and C.P.E. Bach ...

As baroque operas bloom, 'The Fairy Queen' gets an uneven Dallas Bach Society performance - Dallas News

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 11:56

Dallas News

As baroque operas bloom, 'The Fairy Queen' gets an uneven Dallas Bach Society performance
Dallas News
While not operas in the conventional sense – more musical episodes to be interspersed in spoken dramas – Purcell's essays are replete with catchy tunes and toe-tapping rhythms, and their librettos can be fun in themselves. Example: "One charming ...

Giveaways: Win tickets to classical music, Celtic Festival and Rocky Horror Show - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 20:24

The Sydney Morning Herald

Giveaways: Win tickets to classical music, Celtic Festival and Rocky Horror Show
The Sydney Morning Herald
Specialists in period-instrument performance, Toronto-based Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra return to town with an enthralling new show at the Melbourne Recital Centre on May 22 and May 26. With the help of 21st-century technology and expert research, ...

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Best Bets for Sunday, May 13 - The Daily Progress

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 18:16

Best Bets for Sunday, May 13
The Daily Progress
Salsa Sundays with Charlottesville Salsa Club: Doors at 8 p.m., introductory salsa lesson by Edwin Roa at 8:30 p.m., DJ “O” Con Sabor and DJ Butchata play classic and contemporary Latin music for dancing at 9 p.m., expect salsa with a mix of bachata, ...

Grant goes to Wellness Warriors... community news - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 22:05

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Grant goes to Wellness Warriors... community news
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The concert features selected works by Henry Purcell, a 17th-century English composer known for creating a uniquely English form of Baroque music by incorporating French and Italian stylistic elements. Tickets are $15-$50 at bachcollegiumsd.org or at ...

Bloomingdale School Of Music TRANSCENDENTAL HEART STRINGS to Feature Cello, Piano & Soprano - Broadway World

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 21:49

Broadway World

Bloomingdale School Of Music TRANSCENDENTAL HEART STRINGS to Feature Cello, Piano & Soprano
Broadway World
Margalit is on the faculty of Bloomingdale School of Music and the Lucy Moses School. She is a certified Suzuki cello instructor and an avid music educator. She received a cognate in Early Music from Indiana University, studying Baroque cello with ...

Green Music Center at Sonoma State University Announces 2018–19 Season - Sonoma State University NewsCenter

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 18:59

Sonoma State University NewsCenter

Green Music Center at Sonoma State University Announces 2018–19 Season
Sonoma State University NewsCenter
San Francisco-based American Bach Soloists are leading performers in the field of Baroque music, dedicated to historically informed performances of Bach and his contemporaries. Under the leadership of Music Director Jeffrey Thomas, the ensemble has ...

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Green Music Center at Sonoma State University Announces 2018–19 Season - Sonoma State University NewsCenter

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 18:59

Sonoma State University NewsCenter

Green Music Center at Sonoma State University Announces 2018–19 Season
Sonoma State University NewsCenter
San Francisco-based American Bach Soloists are leading performers in the field of Baroque music, dedicated to historically informed performances of Bach and his contemporaries. Under the leadership of Music Director Jeffrey Thomas, the ensemble has ...

“Meditation through Music” May 12 in Brunswick- 2 pm - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:15

“Meditation through Music” May 12 in Brunswick- 2 pm
Bangor Daily News
Isaacson is artistic director of the Oratorio Chorale, a symphonic chorus and professional orchestra in southern Maine, and artistic director of the Portland Bach Experience, a festival celebrating the music of the Baroque era in both familiar and ...

Rogovoy Report 5/11/18 - WAMC

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 13:00

Rogovoy Report 5/11/18
WAMC
The 12-member ACRONYM Baroque string ensemble performs “The Faux and the Fabulous,” with special guest soloist Yehuda Hanani on cello, at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington on Saturday at 6 p.m., as part of the Close Encounters With Music series.

Pianist who reinterprets classics for his instrument wows Jeddah music fans - Arab News

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:31

Arab News

Pianist who reinterprets classics for his instrument wows Jeddah music fans
Arab News
“I like to play Baroque music, which is a mix of Italian, French and German music, and I like to play my piano transcriptions where I take work written for violin, cello or orchestra and I translate (it for) piano.” During his 90-minute concert ...

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