Baroque music

Summer Music Festival kicks off in Morristown - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:40

Asbury Park Press

Summer Music Festival kicks off in Morristown
Asbury Park Press
The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, founded and led by conductor Robert Butts, hosts its 2017 Summer Music Festival, beginning 3 p.m. Aug. 6 with a small-stage performance of Giacomo Puccini's (1858-1924) opera “La Boheme.” The performance will be ...

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington - Litchfield County Times

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:56

Litchfield County Times

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington
Litchfield County Times
Theodore “Teddy” Arm will play a violin solo sonata by J. S. Bach at his premiere with The New Baroque Soloists. Mr. Arm has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, incl. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Chamber ...

How to enjoy Carmel Bach on a budget - Monterey County Herald

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:10

How to enjoy Carmel Bach on a budget
Monterey County Herald
The working sessions are open free to the general public as Gordon and his team explore the art and technique of performing Baroque vocal music. Gordon, an internationally renowned Bach interpreter himself, has directed the Adams masterclass since ...

Music at Lands End concert series goes for Baroque ... and the Beatles - SouthCoastToday.com

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 02:15

Music at Lands End concert series goes for Baroque ... and the Beatles
SouthCoastToday.com
Programming repertory from the Baroque era all the way to the Liverpool boys, artistic director and violinist Ariadne Daskalakis of Music at Land's End brings music from sacred and from decidedly secular sources to this year's festival. Daskalakis, who ...

Howard Bass and Barbara Hollinshead, lute and vocals, are next in Music at Penn Alps - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:15

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Howard Bass and Barbara Hollinshead, lute and vocals, are next in Music at Penn Alps
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Barbara Hollinshead and Howard Bass have performed together for more than two decades, presenting programs featuring Renaissance and early baroque music from England, France, Italy, and Spain, often in thematically linked programs. They have ...

Garrett County Arts Council Arts At A Glance calendar - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:15

Garrett County Arts Council Arts At A Glance calendar
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Music at Penn Alps: Howard Bass & Barbara Hollinshead, lute and vocals, in the Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. The duo have performed together for more than two decades, presenting programs featuring Renaissance and early baroque music from England.

Music v. silence when writing - San Diego Reader

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:01

San Diego Reader

Music v. silence when writing
San Diego Reader
#When working, I shelve my preference for lyrical indie rock in favor of two, alternate musicfressal genres that strike the perfect balance of mood-setting without over distractification: (a) classical or baroque piano music; or (b) Brian Eno's Music ...

Katie is returning home with music - Totnes Times

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:05

Katie is returning home with music
Totnes Times
The former King Edward VI Community College student is part of the baroque quartet Convivio which will be performing in her Totnes in October. Katie's concert will be going ahead in St Mary's Church as part of the latest season of six concerts ...

Kasumi - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 01:18

Cleveland Scene Weekly

Kasumi
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Kasumi, a prestigious Guggenheim Fellow in 2011 who also happens to have classical baroque musical training in her artistic toolbox, doesn't like to talk about her personal life and would rather focus on her work. "My background — like most of ours ...

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington - Torrington Register Citizen

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:23

Torrington Register Citizen

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington
Torrington Register Citizen
Theodore “Teddy” Arm will play a violin solo sonata by J. S. Bach at his premiere with The New Baroque Soloists. Mr. Arm has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, incl. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Chamber ...

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington - Torrington Register Citizen

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:23

The New Baroque Soloists to perform in Washington
Torrington Register Citizen
Theodore “Teddy” Arm will play a violin solo sonata by J. S. Bach at his premiere with The New Baroque Soloists. Mr. Arm has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, incl. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Chamber ...

Chamber Prom 1 review: I Fagiolini/ Hollingworth at Cadogan Hall, SW1 - The Times

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:59

The Times

Chamber Prom 1 review: I Fagiolini/ Hollingworth at Cadogan Hall, SW1
The Times
It's 13 years since I Fagiolini leapt to fame — among connoisseurs of early baroque music, at least — with The Full Monteverdi, which reimagined the 17th-century master's madrigals as lovers' tiffs played out in a restaurant. Robert Hollingworth's ...

Kuhlman in organ concert at Shepherd of the Bay - Green Bay Press Gazette

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:06

Green Bay Press Gazette

Kuhlman in organ concert at Shepherd of the Bay
Green Bay Press Gazette
On the large mechanical action organ at the Center for Faith and Life, Kuhlman recorded “Baroque Music for Organ and Brass” with the Empire Brass under the Telarc label. In 2004 he performed concerts with the the Venezuelan State Foundation for the ...

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Juilliard Historical Performance Announces 2017-18 Season - Broadway World

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 20:44

Juilliard Historical Performance Announces 2017-18 Season
Broadway World
Juilliard415 makes its first appearance at the University of Buffalo in a program of French Baroque chamber music by Marais, Rebel, and Couperin on October 20, 2017. Nicholas McGegan returns to conduct Juilliard415 in "A World Tour," a program ...

The king's barge-time Muzak playlist: The 300-year reign of Water Music - A.V. Club (blog)

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:20

A.V. Club (blog)

The king's barge-time Muzak playlist: The 300-year reign of Water Music
A.V. Club (blog)
(In fact, my favorite recording of Water Music, conducted in 1993 by Jordi Savall, sequences the movements differently from most versions; in the interest of user-friendliness, all references here are to the most popular sequencing.) The baroque is the ...

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A new Foundation to promote high-quality culture in Venice - La Croix International (registration) (blog)

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 07:12

La Croix International (registration) (blog)

A new Foundation to promote high-quality culture in Venice
La Croix International (registration) (blog)
Author and stage director, Lexa founded the Venetian Centre for Baroque Music in 2011 and is deeply involved in the cultural life of the city. With a hint of bitterness, he points out that Venice “attracts millions of tourists every year, but plays ...

The violin takes a bow in Music@Menlo celebration - SFGate

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:15

SFGate

The violin takes a bow in Music@Menlo celebration
SFGate
The journey began with some of the Baroque masters who first established the instrument's dominant role — a handful of lesser-known Italians who explored its technical and expressive capabilities followed by the composers, including Vivaldi and Bach ...

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Getting Personal: Chester L. Alwes - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 08:04

Getting Personal: Chester L. Alwes
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Today, 69-year-old Mahomet resident Chester L. Alwes, the soon-to-be emeritus music director of the Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana (BACH) and a retired associate professor of music at the University of Illinois, chats with staff writer Melissa Merli.

Baroque Music by Candlelight: Two Daughters and an Aged Stream - The Oxford Times

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 22:50

The Oxford Times

Baroque Music by Candlelight: Two Daughters and an Aged Stream
The Oxford Times
Sacred and Secular Songs for Sopranos. Monteverdi—Salve regina (Selva morale); Venite sitientes (Concerti ecclesiastici 1624); Pur ti miro (Coronation of Poppea); Pulchra es (Vespers 1610); Handel—Italian love duets HWV 189 & 192; Purcell—Two ...

Another winning performance for Berwick - The Register-Guard

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 19:45

Another winning performance for Berwick
The Register-Guard
The Berwick Academy came of age this year. With three demanding concerts in diverse baroque styles, this group of young, mostly pre-professional musicians made an impressive addition to the Oregon Bach Festival. Last year's group was adequate, but this ...

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