Baroque music

Finding 'Hallelujah': How to Navigate the 'Messiah' Landscape - New York Times

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:57

New York Times

Finding 'Hallelujah': How to Navigate the 'Messiah' Landscape
New York Times
How do you distinguish among the host of performances of Handel's “Messiah” that crowd New York's musical calendar each December? Some have choruses of a dozen or so; some field hundreds. Some use baroque instruments; some, modern. Some (a lot) are ...

Countdown to Tafelmusik's Sing-Along Messiah At Massey Hall, 12/7 - Broadway World

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:52

Countdown to Tafelmusik's Sing-Along Messiah At Massey Hall, 12/7
Broadway World
This unique and beloved audience participation event at Massey Hall is led by George Frideric Handel himself, aka Tafelmusik Chamber Choir director Ivars Taurins - in character and meticulously dressed in full baroque costume and powdered wig ...

Joe Landini 25th anniversary ~ Voci Women 'Rejoice' ~ One Found Sound ~ Darkest Hour - KALW

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:18

KALW

Joe Landini 25th anniversary ~ Voci Women 'Rejoice' ~ One Found Sound ~ Darkest Hour
KALW
The performances, accompanied by the Jubilate Baroque Orchestra and featuring soloist MacKenzie Covington, are in Alameda (Dec 3), Oakland (Dec 9) and Berkeley (Dec 10). Also joining us in the studio are musicians James Jaffe (cello), James Schulz ...

Chamber Music Festival to present second “Winter Concert” - Wicked Local Newburyport

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:31

Wicked Local Newburyport

Chamber Music Festival to present second “Winter Concert”
Wicked Local Newburyport
ABOUT THE EVENT: The Newburyport Chamber Music Festival will present its second “Winter Concert.” The Newburyport Festival Orchestra, led by concertmaster Nurit Pacht, will perform the music of Baroque composers Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric ...

A Baroque Christmas in the New World - Red River Radio

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:25

Red River Radio

A Baroque Christmas in the New World
Red River Radio
Airs Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. Manuel de Sumaya (1678-1755) is probably the best known composer from colonial Mexico and a shining star of the baroque era. In celebration of the holiday season, A Baroque Christmas in the New World features ...

An impressive creation to mark the 40th year finale - The University of Newcastle, Australia

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:52

An impressive creation to mark the 40th year finale
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Performing regularly with symphony orchestras, chamber music groups and choirs throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia, tenor Paul McMahon is one of Australia's exponents of baroque and classical repertoire. Career highlights include Bach's St John ...

Baroque organ music - Times of Malta

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:08

Baroque organ music
Times of Malta
Baroque organ music. The Malta International Organ Festival continues today with a concert entitled Totally Baroque by organist Daniel Zaretsky from Russia. The programme includes works by Frescobaldi, Sweelinck, Sorge, Bach, Mozart and Stanley. The ...

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Music in the Making: Les Années Folles - Houston Public Media

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:06

Houston Public Media

Music in the Making: Les Années Folles
Houston Public Media
Finally, we'll hear Poulenc's Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon. Written in 1926, the work opens with with a serious introduction, which quickly cedes way, making room for the light, witty writing for which Poulenc became known. The second movement was ...

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Music in the Making: Les Années Folles - Houston Public Media

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:06

Houston Public Media

Music in the Making: Les Années Folles
Houston Public Media
Finally, we'll hear Poulenc's Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon. Written in 1926, the work opens with with a serious introduction, which quickly cedes way, making room for the light, witty writing for which Poulenc became known. The second movement was ...

Jazzin' With the Classics for the Holidays concert - Islands' Weekly

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:40

Islands' Weekly

Jazzin' With the Classics for the Holidays concert
Islands' Weekly
In this program, four renowned classical and jazz artists and friends meld their musical perspectives in an unusual collaboration and unique celebration of the Yuletide season that is guaranteed to generate an abundance of Christmas cheer. Richter ...

Jazzin' With the Classics for the Holidays concert - Islands' Weekly

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:40

Islands' Weekly

Jazzin' With the Classics for the Holidays concert
Islands' Weekly
In this program, four renowned classical and jazz artists and friends meld their musical perspectives in an unusual collaboration and unique celebration of the Yuletide season that is guaranteed to generate an abundance of Christmas cheer. Richter ...

Tryon Concert Association presents Calmus - Tryon Daily Bulletin

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:31

Tryon Daily Bulletin

Tryon Concert Association presents Calmus
Tryon Daily Bulletin
12, 2017, at 8 p.m. The program will include traditional German carols, sacred medieval melodies, and contemporary Christmas music. While many of the pieces will be familiar to listeners, others will reflect the rich traditions of diverse Christian ...

Baroque Ensemble makes joy - The Island Now

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:55

Baroque Ensemble makes joy
The Island Now
The Long Island Baroque Ensemble will bring the sound of the season to Smithtown and Oyster Bay this weekend. “Make We Joy Now,” the ensemble's 48th annual holiday concert, will feature early seasonal music preformed on strings, winds and by a vocal ...

Mumbai to Holland, via baroque music - Daily News & Analysis

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:18

Daily News & Analysis

Mumbai to Holland, via baroque music
Daily News & Analysis
The sun has just set. India's lone surviving opera house, the Royal Opera House in Mumbai, is lit up to show off its restored glory — white baroque edifice, ornate foyer with pastel green walls, gilded ceilings beckoning — its stained glass windows ...

Jean Lane, philanthropist and environmentalist, dies at 87 - The Almanac Online

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:05

The Almanac Online

Jean Lane, philanthropist and environmentalist, dies at 87
The Almanac Online
She played the harpsichord and liked Baroque music, Mr. Nielsen said, adding that he and his wife would accompany her to concerts. She met her husband while working as an interior designer in Chicago. Through Sunset magazine, Mr. Lane championed his ...

Chamber Music Series: A Relaxing Celebration of Renaissance Music - Daily Utah Chronicle

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:37

Chamber Music Series: A Relaxing Celebration of Renaissance Music
Daily Utah Chronicle
Lund then showcased the extent of her angelic voice while Rachel Miles and Darlene Castro played delicate melodies on the baroque flute and guitar in the most beautiful aria of the night. The director of Dance Balletti, Carly Schaub, quickly explained ...

Christmas Baroque: From Venice to Versailles - wfit

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:57

Christmas Baroque: From Venice to Versailles
wfit
Dr. Robert E. Lamb will conduct the 100-plus voices of the Brevard Community Chorus when they present Christmas Baroque: From Venice to Versailles. Accompanied by select players from the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, the concert will feature the chorus ...

Bat Out of Hell's Jon Bausor: 'Theatre design is undervalued – it's more than just decorating a set' - The Stage

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 06:42

The Stage

Bat Out of Hell's Jon Bausor: 'Theatre design is undervalued – it's more than just decorating a set'
The Stage
Bausor also admitted that he had worried Bat Out of Hell – The Musical was not going to be a hit. “It could have gone either way. Everyone loved it, but I was a little bit scared to be really frank. Like a piece of baroque music or baroque architecture ...

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Philharmonic Society to perform Dec. 10 - Wicked Local Arlington

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:19

Wicked Local Arlington

Philharmonic Society to perform Dec. 10
Wicked Local Arlington
Leeds, whose performances include opera, early and baroque music, has toured Italy and Germany with the Junges Stuttgart Bach Ensemble, and eastern Germany with the Weimar Bach Academy. She has performed as a soloist with the St. Louis Bach Society ...

Handel's “Messiah” to be performed - The Ellsworth American

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:02

The Ellsworth American

Handel's “Messiah” to be performed
The Ellsworth American
Under the direction of Gerald Wheeler, a small ensemble composed of some of the area's finest Baroque musicians will feature concertmaster Heidi Powell, violinist Mary Jo Carlsen, violist Anatole Wieck, cellist Max Treitler, bassist Christopher Kapsha ...

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