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CLASSICAL | PEGASUS EARLY MUSIC'S 'VENICE' - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 01:04

Rochester City Newspaper

CLASSICAL | PEGASUS EARLY MUSIC'S 'VENICE'
Rochester City Newspaper
For Baroque music lovers, Venice is famous not only for gondoliers, but also for great composers. One 17th-century Venetian composer who has gradually come into her own is Barbara Strozzi, whose music will be showcased in "Venice," this Sunday's ...

Venice Baroque Orchestra: Bang the String Quickly - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:03

San Francisco Classical Voice

Venice Baroque Orchestra: Bang the String Quickly
San Francisco Classical Voice
In its Oct. 27 performance at the Green Music Center, the 13-member Venice Baroque Orchestra aptly demonstrated that string instruments can be as percussive as drums. There were sustained notes, to be sure, but the dominant sound was of bows bouncing ...

12 Bucks County arts groups, artists receive more than $14K in funding - Bucks County Courier Times

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 17:32

12 Bucks County arts groups, artists receive more than $14K in funding
Bucks County Courier Times
Project Stream provides grants of up to $2,500 to eligible organizations and individuals in the five-county region. Twelve Bucks County arts groups and individual artists have been awarded an average $1,216 in grants to continue offering innovative, ...

Study: Performances of Classical Music Are Getting Slower! I Mean ... - Violinist.com (blog)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:43

Violinist.com (blog)

Study: Performances of Classical Music Are Getting Slower! I Mean ...
Violinist.com (blog)
October 30, 2018, 3:31 PM · I've seen a number of breathless headlines over last few days, reporting that a "new study into performances of J.S. Bach reveals ...
BACH 333 Is All of Bach and More at One-Third of His Millennium ...San Francisco Classical Voice

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

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 15:52

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 ...

Women Baroque Composers Inspire New Commissions - San Francisco Classical Voice

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 23:01

San Francisco Classical Voice

Women Baroque Composers Inspire New Commissions
San Francisco Classical Voice
But it's come to pass, thanks to an initiative by the Helia Music Collective, which supports the creative endeavors of Bay Area women in music. Four Helia-commissioned works, along with three Baroque songs, made up Saturday's program at the Center for ...

Jordi Savall maps out the 'Routes of Slavery' with music - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:28

San Francisco Chronicle

Jordi Savall maps out the 'Routes of Slavery' with music
San Francisco Chronicle
At first glance, early music pioneer Jordi Savall is an unlikely artist to attempt a 360-degree musical portrait of the systemic human trafficking that shaped the modern world. But with his ambitious, international production “The Routes of Slavery ...

Jacobs School of Music students to perform at The Venue - Indiana Daily Student

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:49

Jacobs School of Music students to perform at The Venue
Indiana Daily Student
Cranor performs regularly with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, and directs the Latin American Ensemble at IU and is pursuing a doctor of music at the music school in historical performance with Stanley ...

Even Classical Music Is Getting Faster These Days - Rolling Stone

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:22

Rolling Stone

Even Classical Music Is Getting Faster These Days
Rolling Stone
Pop and rap aren't the only two genres speeding up in tempo in the breakneck music-streaming era: The quickening of pace seems to be affecting even the oldest forms of the art. Per research this weekend from two record labels, classical music ...

Worcester Chamber Music Society Brings Baroque Concert To History - Patch.com

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:58

Worcester Chamber Music Society Brings Baroque Concert To History
Patch.com
The program will feature Baroque Concertos by Telemann, Vivaldi, and Corelli. Musicians will include: Tracy Kraus, flute; Krista Buckland Reisner, violin; Rohan Gregory, violin; Peter Sulski, viola; and Ariana Falk, cello. With special guests Louisa ...

Tilda Swinton has directed a Baroque music video starring her ... - Classic FM

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:35

Classic FM

Tilda Swinton has directed a Baroque music video starring her ...
Classic FM
Tilda Swinton has made her dogs the stars of an operatic music video in an... unusual new project.

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Stress and the Organic Health Food Store - Psychology Today (blog)

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 10:24

Stress and the Organic Health Food Store
Psychology Today (blog)
We have two major parts to our autonomic nervous system. The parasympathetic “calm” part is activated, for example, when you meditate or listen to Baroque music. The problem lies with the other part of our nervous system, the “revved-up” sympathetic ...

An ode to music - The News International

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 20:15

The News International

An ode to music
The News International
Stradivaria, the baroque ensemble of Nantes, performed captivating pieces of music from the great French composer Rameau and the Austrian prodigy Mozart to the German genius Beethoven. Stradivaria is a French ensemble that was created 30 years ago ...

Florida Orchestra re-enacts 17th-century concert performance of Bach, Vivaldi - TBO.com

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 13:21

TBO.com

Florida Orchestra re-enacts 17th-century concert performance of Bach, Vivaldi
TBO.com
TAMPA — The Florida Orchestra hosts a throwback party this weekend with a baroque theme. That's two harpsichords, a smaller ensemble on stage and an effort to play in the style of 17th-century musicians. Things kicked off Friday at the David A. Straz Jr.

Florida Orchestra re-enacts 17th-century concert performance of Bach, Vivaldi - Tampa Bay Times

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 13:05

Tampa Bay Times

Florida Orchestra re-enacts 17th-century concert performance of Bach, Vivaldi
Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The Florida Orchestra hosts a throwback party this weekend with a baroque theme. That's two harpsichords, a smaller ensemble on stage and an effort to play in the style of 17th-century musicians. Things kicked off Friday at the David A. Straz Jr.

Opera returns to FF: Hirabayashi returns to FF to compose - Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 18:59

Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Opera returns to FF: Hirabayashi returns to FF to compose
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
I'm a harpsichordist so I play a lot of Baroque music so Bach and also Rachmaninov. I love Rachmaninov and Brahms. I also like jazz and Debussy. So I like everybody, except the Classical period,” Hirabayashi said. “The harmony I really like more ...

Navigating the classical waters: Venice Baroque Orchestra with Anna Fusek - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 07:15

Santa Fe New Mexican

Navigating the classical waters: Venice Baroque Orchestra with Anna Fusek
Santa Fe New Mexican
When the Venice Baroque Orchestra comes calling at the Lensic Performing Arts Center this Tuesday, Oct. 30, it will devote most of its program to one of its city's most famous musical sons, Antonio Vivaldi. He was born there in 1678, not quite a half ...

Music of the Ancients - The Renaissance - NOW Magazine - NOW Magazine

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:58

NOW Magazine

Music of the Ancients - The Renaissance - NOW Magazine
NOW Magazine
Concert by students of UofT's Early Music Studio performing music from the late 1300's to the beginnings of the Baroque era. 7 pm. Free.

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Tbilisi Baroque Festival - Georgia Today

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:06

Georgia Today

Tbilisi Baroque Festival
Georgia Today
In 2015, with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Tbilisi State Chamber Orchestra - "Georgian Sinfonietta" founded the annual Tbilisi Baroque Festival. It has since been visited by the best performers of Baroque ...

Intermezzo: Season off to a gallop - Monterey County Herald

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 09:49

Monterey County Herald

Intermezzo: Season off to a gallop
Monterey County Herald
The classical music seasons on the Monterey Peninsula are galloping ahead. Major presenters have opened with gusto, and the smaller ensembles are keeping pace with their own enticements. Carmel Music Society brings a thrill for Baroque music ...

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