Baroque music

House of Monteverdi review – new music and MP3s take on the madrigal challenge - The Guardian

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 08:48

The Guardian

House of Monteverdi review – new music and MP3s take on the madrigal challenge
The Guardian
'With this festival, we have ambitiously aimed at making each event a festival in its own right,” says André de Ridder, the German born conductor, violinist and champion of new music who is artistic curator of the Spitalfields music festival's winter ...

The Spitalfields Festival offers a lavish tribute to Claudio Monteverdi, plus December's best classical concerts - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 06:40

Telegraph.co.uk

The Spitalfields Festival offers a lavish tribute to Claudio Monteverdi, plus December's best classical concerts
Telegraph.co.uk
Just in time to catch the 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi, the Spitalfields Festival offered a lavish tribute to him at its opening concert. It was Monteverdi who more than any other Baroque composer disrupted the calm perfection of art music ...

A due alti: Chamber duets CD review – a mellifluous masterclass - The Guardian

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 02:15

The Guardian

A due alti: Chamber duets CD review – a mellifluous masterclass
The Guardian
... eager to show their prowess at setting texts for the fashionable countertenor voice; Handel, of course, but also the lesser-known Steffani, Bononcini, Caresana and Marcello. Filippo Mineccia and Raffaele Pe unite here to give us a masterclass in ...

Columbus Sings 'Messiah' returns Dec. 12 - The Commercial Dispatch

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 23:09

Columbus Sings 'Messiah' returns Dec. 12
The Commercial Dispatch
"Baroque music is closely tied to dance," he said. "I challenge the chorus not to stand and sing" -- and risk Myers' "insufferable lumbering jog-trot" -- "but to move with the music. When you move the music gets lighter. "Also 'O thou that tellest' is ...

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Music review: An evening of Vivaldi from McGegan and the SLSO - STLtoday.com

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:28

STLtoday.com

Music review: An evening of Vivaldi from McGegan and the SLSO
STLtoday.com
It's not often that program notes for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra lack dates for the first or most recent performances for the majority of the selections. That was the case, though, with this week's all-Vivaldi concerts by the SLSO and guest ...

London Handel Players Visit Detroit for Debut Performance, Today - Broadway World

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:03

London Handel Players Visit Detroit for Debut Performance, Today
Broadway World
London Handel Players Visit Detroit for Debut Performance, Today The London Handel Players, one of the world's premier Baroque ensembles, makes its metropolitan Detroit debut on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's Signature Series Saturday, December ...

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Together on stage and sea - The Hindu

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 07:46

The Hindu

Together on stage and sea
The Hindu
Which is why there will be much stage-sharing and collaboration between Indian classical singers and French baroque musicians: Padma Shri recipient and Carnatic musician Aruna Sairam performing with Gregorian chanting expert Dominique Vellard, for ...

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Baroque masterpiece, Handel's 'Messiah,' gets full treatment in Norwalk - CT Post

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 00:04

CT Post

Baroque masterpiece, Handel's 'Messiah,' gets full treatment in Norwalk
CT Post
The “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel's “Messiah” has become a staple at many a holiday concert, but the Baroque masterpiece is done rarely in its entirety. The Fairfield County Chorale will address this lapse at its holiday concert on Sunday afternoon ...

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Meet Ziemba, the Perfumier and Performance Artist With Wonderfully Baroque Style - Vogue.com

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:02

Meet Ziemba, the Perfumier and Performance Artist With Wonderfully Baroque Style
Vogue.com
The lineup for MoMA PS1's recent Sunday Session, a series of immersive performances titled Spittle of the Moon, featured work from a wide range of artists, including synthesis experimentalists MSHR and electronic R&B duo Dey. Sartorially speaking ...

Faster, better, higher: The International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn - Deutsche Welle

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 04:13

Deutsche Welle

Faster, better, higher: The International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn
Deutsche Welle
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven are among the obligatory pieces in all rounds, combined with baroque, romantic and modern music. Filippo Gorini performing at the Telekom headquarters (International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn/Foto: Filippo Gorini ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:56

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
See picks chosen by Times editors and critics for theater, pop & rock music, classical music, comedy, dance, movies, art and events for children. 'MESSIAH' at St. Thomas Church (Dec. 5 and 7, 7:30 p.m.). Yes, it's that time of year again. Daniel Hyde ...

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Blue Hill Bach plans Downeast Messiah | Castine Patriot ... - Penobscot Bay Press

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:00

Blue Hill Bach plans Downeast Messiah | Castine Patriot ...
Penobscot Bay Press
For many music-lovers, the holidays are not complete without Handel's Messiah, and in what has become an annual tradition, Blue Hill Bach will present the Christmas portions of the oratorio on Saturday, December 16. The concert will take place at the ...

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Italian Baroque Evening - Georgia Today

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:27

Georgia Today

Italian Baroque Evening
Georgia Today
Tbilisi's Baroque Festival is in full swing. On December 1 at 7PM, an 'Italian Baroque Evening' will be held at Rustaveli Theater. The concert, entitled 'The Red Cloak', is to be held within the Baroque epoch of Italian composers including Antonio ...

Christmas music: NJ Chamber Singers, Arcadian Chorale ready for holiday - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 07:00

Asbury Park Press

Christmas music: NJ Chamber Singers, Arcadian Chorale ready for holiday
Asbury Park Press
The nice and naughty lists at Freehold Raceway Mall 18 of 19. The Santa HQ Elf-Ray vision at the HGTV Santa HQ displays 19 of 19. Autoplay. Show Thumbnails. Show Captions. Last SlideNext Slide. One isn't even a live concert, but rather a classical ...

WCMS presents 'A Bach Baroque Christmas' Nov. 30, Dec. 1 - Worcester Telegram

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 03:30

Worcester Telegram

WCMS presents 'A Bach Baroque Christmas' Nov. 30, Dec. 1
Worcester Telegram
Is a new Worcester holiday tradition in the works? The Worcester Chamber Music Society's “A Bach Baroque Christmas” has become a popular holiday concert at Old Sturbridge Village and will return there for a third year Dec. 1. It will also be put on in ...

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Baroque bonanza for Mistral's holiday concert - Andover Townsman

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 02:09

Andover Townsman

Baroque bonanza for Mistral's holiday concert
Andover Townsman
Baroque big band is back, organizers say, and local audiences love to hear that. "Warm and fuzzy doesn't begin to describe the flood of love we feel when we walk out onto the stage each year for our holiday concert,” said Mistral founder Julie Scolnik ...

Classical CD Of The Week: Julia Lezhneva Discovers Graun (For Us) - Forbes

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:01

Forbes

Classical CD Of The Week: Julia Lezhneva Discovers Graun (For Us)
Forbes
And rightly so: As one of the fine composers that went through the Dresden Court 'school' of music, the pinnacle of orchestral activities at the time, his concertos and oratorios[2] area already a joy and worthy re-discovery for every lover of baroque ...

The Scene – arts and entertainment with Alex Browne - Surrey Now-Leader

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:30

Surrey Now-Leader

The Scene – arts and entertainment with Alex Browne
Surrey Now-Leader
Early Music Vancouver is including White Rock audiences in the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel's Messiah, with a performance Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at White Rock Baptist Church (the presentation is also scheduled for Dec. 1 and 2 ...

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The Scene – arts and entertainment with Alex Browne - Surrey Now-Leader

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 14:30

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The Scene – arts and entertainment with Alex Browne
Surrey Now-Leader
Music director and harpsichordist Alexander Weimann will lead the Juno-nominated Pacific Baroque Orchestra, the Vancouver Cantata Singers and four internationally acclaimed vocalists in a performance that promises to bring new life to Handel's ...
Early Music Vancouver helps Handel's Messiah lose some weightStraight.com
Open heart and open ears: Early Music Vancouver's first MessiahVancouver Sun

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents annual Winter Baroque holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 3 - Clarksville Now

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:46

Clarksville Now

Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents annual Winter Baroque holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 3
Clarksville Now
This popular program of carefully selected Baroque classics promises an inspirational afternoon of music Vivaldi, Albinoni, and Bach. The sound of Baroque music and holiday festivities go hand-in-hand, and for many, the Winter Baroque concert has ...

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