Baroque music

“Meditation through Music” May 11 in Portland - Bangor Daily News

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:03

“Meditation through Music” May 11 in Portland
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 ...

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PREVIEW: ACRONYM Baroque String Band at Close Encounters with Music - theberkshireedge.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:32

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PREVIEW: ACRONYM Baroque String Band at Close Encounters with Music
theberkshireedge.com
Great Barrington — When Close Encounters With Music brought the ACRONYM Baroque string band to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in March of 2016, the program focused mainly on J. S. Bach's sons, and — ask anyone who was there — the group's ...

Sound Advice: Classical Music Concert Preview With Arts Reporter Jeff Hudson - Capital Public Radio News

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:51

Capital Public Radio News

Sound Advice: Classical Music Concert Preview With Arts Reporter Jeff Hudson
Capital Public Radio News
CapRadio's contributing arts reporter Jeff Hudson previews upcoming classical music concerts, including several anniversary specials. American Bach Soloists - ... 2 from a recording by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Ton Koopman. Mellon Music ...

Arts Around Town: Bethlehem Bach Festival features indoor, outdoor concerts - WFMZ Allentown

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:06

WFMZ Allentown

Arts Around Town: Bethlehem Bach Festival features indoor, outdoor concerts
WFMZ Allentown
... tent near the flag pole at Packer Church; Bach's "Mass in B Minor," Parts I and II, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Packer Memorial Church, and Zimmerman's Coffee House, featuring baroque music by young musicians, at 7 p.m. at Peter Hall at Moravian College.

Southeastern Chamber Orchestra wraps up its season - The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:03

The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Southeastern Chamber Orchestra wraps up its season
The Lion's Roar Newspaper
Baroque music is very truthful and has a lot of energy. I think for young students, the ones I'm working with, it works perfectly. We had the luxury of having Dr. Rowe singing with us some arias. Overall, I'm satisfied, and the audience appreciated it ...

'Rhyming Shapes' of modernist music - Jefferson City News Tribune

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 01:09

Jefferson City News Tribune

'Rhyming Shapes' of modernist music
Jefferson City News Tribune
With plans to present an October concert with early baroque music and provide orchestral accompaniment again to Dancer's Alley's three “The Nutcracker” performances in December, the Southside Philharmonic Orchestra will present its seventh program ...

World-renowned early music specialist Ton Koopman and his Amsterdam Baroque Choir to treat Hong Kong to a ... - South China Morning Post

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:51

South China Morning Post

World-renowned early music specialist Ton Koopman and his Amsterdam Baroque Choir to treat Hong Kong to a ...
South China Morning Post
The Baroque, that ornate, sometimes even extravagant, style of art, architecture and music, is something that most of us associate with past and distant glories. Indeed, the Baroque flourished in the early 17th to late 18th centuries in Europe, and the ...

Baroque is in vogue for Oak Park concert - Agoura Hills Acorn

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:49

Agoura Hills Acorn

Baroque is in vogue for Oak Park concert
Agoura Hills Acorn
Oak Baroque plays using historically-informed performance practices, based upon extensive research into contemporary writings and art describing performances of baroque music. Period string instruments are strung with gut instead of steel-core strings, ...

Acronym Baroque String Band dusts off the fake and the forgotten in Close Encounters With Music concert - Berkshire Eagle

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:09

Berkshire Eagle

Acronym Baroque String Band dusts off the fake and the forgotten in Close Encounters With Music concert
Berkshire Eagle
Violinist Fritz Kreisler, for example, fooled the world by writing pieces in pseudo-baroque style and attributing them to such composers as Couperin and Vivaldi, claiming to have found the manuscripts in a monastery. Examples on the Close Encounters ...

Banner year for Bach: Annual festival celebrates choir's 120th year ... - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:00

Vancouver Sun

Banner year for Bach: Annual festival celebrates choir's 120th year ...
Allentown Morning Call
This has been a banner year for the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, the country's oldest Bach Choir. It is celebrating its 120th anniversary, it presented its first-ever ...
Classical music: Vancouver Cantata Singers celebrate 60 years ...Vancouver Sun

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Concert Review: JBO French Baroque - The Jerusalem Post

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:37

The Jerusalem Post

Concert Review: JBO French Baroque
The Jerusalem Post
French Baroque composers have become, for some strange reason, less well known than their contemporary colleagues in Germany – Bach, Handel, Telemann – and Itsly – Vivaldi, Corellli Pergolesi. Since their music is not less attractive, the reason may ...

Final musical event for St. Paul's Church director - Chestnut Hill Local

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:02

Chestnut Hill Local

Final musical event for St. Paul's Church director
Chestnut Hill Local
BAROQUE AND MORE. Nicholas McGegan guest conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra May 4 & 5 and took the ensemble on a tonal tour of 18th and early 19th centuries' music. Three of the five works are original to the Baroque and Classical eras, while the ...

Mini music fest promises dulcet sounds of old European music - Shine News (press release)

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:43

Shine News (press release)

Mini music fest promises dulcet sounds of old European music
Shine News (press release)
It was almost destroyed and unable to be played until it had careful repair. Ulrich Wedemeier's therobo was luckier. It was kept at an antique store in Paris as an ordinary collection until Wedemeier found it. It was well-kept and ready to play when he ...

Huronia Symphony pulls out all the stops - BarrieToday

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:39

BarrieToday

Huronia Symphony pulls out all the stops
BarrieToday
says Sarah, “I had to play the organ part from full-score, which was this gorgeous piece of music more akin to a graphic novel than traditional music notation. One of the biggest challenges was logistics. The whole piece ran on synchronized clocks, and ...

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Sarasota Music Festival Brings Rising Stars, World Premiere - SRQ Magazine

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:14

Sarasota Music Festival Brings Rising Stars, World Premiere
SRQ Magazine
This year promises more Baroque delights, as well as a newly commissioned work from American composer Robert Sirota, new faculty artists and guest performances from two rising stars, in addition to the rest of the more than 40 guest artists. The three ...

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Around Town events starting May 9 - The Daily Progress

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 17:03

The Daily Progress

Around Town events starting May 9
The Daily Progress
If you always think of formal European concert settings when you think about Baroque music, here's an opportunity to hear how the popular musical style was embraced and expanded in the New World. Bass Peter Walker and the members of Three Notch'd ...

Baroque Festival - London Live

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:05

London Live

Baroque Festival
London Live
Described as London's leading celebration of early music, the Festival of Baroque Music returns, with performances across the capital including its home - St John's Smith Square. There'll be 22 events over 9 days with the focus this year on pieces by ...

Jesuit Legacy in the Bolivian Jungle: A Love of Baroque Music - New York Times

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 14:01

Jesuit Legacy in the Bolivian Jungle: A Love of Baroque Music
New York Times
While many of the era's songs had been passed down orally through families in Bolivia, the orchestrations and choral works were thought to be lost. For years it remained one of the mysteries of the time: While Baroque music had been the bridge between ...

Symphonic Band wraps up its season - The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:47

The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Symphonic Band wraps up its season
The Lion's Roar Newspaper
Baroque music is very truthful and has a lot of energy. I think for young students, the ones I'm working with, it works perfectly. We had the luxury of having Dr. Rowe singing with us some arias. Overall, I'm satisfied, and the audience appreciated it ...

Crystal Theatre announces 'Gem of Season' lineup - Iron County Reporter

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:14

Iron County Reporter

Crystal Theatre announces 'Gem of Season' lineup
Iron County Reporter
CRYSTAL FALLS—Crystal Theatre Performing Arts Center has announced its lineup for the 2018 and 10th season of its “Gem of a Season” series, which will consist of eight live performances from a variety of genres, from Baroque to Native American.

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