Baroque music

Music of the Baroque members shine brightly in a Mozart birthday feast - Chicago Classical Review

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:06

Chicago Classical Review

Music of the Baroque members shine brightly in a Mozart birthday feast
Chicago Classical Review
In recent seasons Music of the Baroque has paid homage to Mozart with its January program, marking the great man's birthday month. And while the actual timing of Mozart's birthday (Jan. 27) may have been off by a couple days, the spirit was surely ...

The Martin Hayes Quartet showed their class in a memorable gig at Sage Gateshead - ChronicleLive

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 14:53

ChronicleLive

The Martin Hayes Quartet showed their class in a memorable gig at Sage Gateshead
ChronicleLive
In this concert in Sage Two he was accompanied by three others from the United States – but each with different musical roots. Liz Knowles, who just days previously appeared at the Sage with The String Sisters, plays a hardanger d'amore, which I ...

Concert to feature British Isles music - News - The Repository ... - Canton Repository

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 13:25

Concert to feature British Isles music - News - The Repository ...
Canton Repository
ALLIANCE Traditional music of the British Isles, including tunes popular in colonial America on violin, mandolin family instruments and guitar, will be featured during a free concert at Rodman Public Library.John Whitacre and Beth Gray will perform at ...

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Concert to feature British Isles music - Massillon Independent

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:50

Concert to feature British Isles music
Massillon Independent
ALLIANCE Traditional music of the British Isles, including tunes popular in colonial America on violin, mandolin family instruments and guitar, will be featured during a free concert at Rodman Public Library. John Whitacre and Beth Gray will perform at ...

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Malta's baroque music festival - euronews

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:24

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Malta's baroque music festival
euronews
The city of Valletta was founded in the mid-16th century and baroque is everywhere in the Maltese capital. It's a perfect setting for a baroque music festival. Since the first festival six years ago, the annual event has become one of Malta's cultural ...

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Breakdancing countertenor star Jakub Orliński has opera world spinning on its head - iNews

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 05:03

iNews

Breakdancing countertenor star Jakub Orliński has opera world spinning on its head
iNews
His passion is 17th century Baroque music. However to his thousands of Facebook and Instagram followers, Orliński is a famed member of breakdancing collective, Skill Fanatikz Crew. Orliński had been snapped up for Nike and Samsung ad campaigns (c ...

Peter Whelan: a man of many parts - Irish Times

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 00:00

Irish Times

Peter Whelan: a man of many parts
Irish Times
He was, he explains, a keyboard player before he was a bassoon player, and his interest in the bassoon came partly from wanting to play with other people rather than just on his own. In the world of baroque music he says “both keyboard and bassoon are ...

Feb. 4: Harmonia Baroque - Appalachian State University

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 22:45

Feb. 4: Harmonia Baroque
Appalachian State University
Harmonia Baroque kicks off the Super Bowl Sunday celebrations with a Feb. 4 performance of extraordinary music by Schmelzer, Scarlatti, Bach, Handel and Morel. The program begins at 4 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center's Recital Hall on the Appalachian ...

An impressive voyage of discovery - Times of Malta

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 06:11

Times of Malta

An impressive voyage of discovery
Times of Malta
There were some surprises for those who went to the inaugural concert of this year's edition of the Valletta International Baroque Festival at the recently refurbished and resplendent Manoel Theatre. Sold out long before, the very dubbing of the ...

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Baroque Music Festival held at Lakeland - Tri-County News

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 06:03

Tri-County News

Baroque Music Festival held at Lakeland
Tri-County News
The Michibago Music Teachers Association hosted a Baroque Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Lakeland University. The festival was open to musicians of all ages and drew entries from around Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties. Each student was ...

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Baroque Music Festival held at Lakeland - Tri-County News

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 06:03

Baroque Music Festival held at Lakeland
Tri-County News
The Michibago Music Teachers Association hosted a Baroque Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Lakeland University. The festival was open to musicians of all ages and drew entries from around Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties. Each student was ...

Home listening: Sheku Kanneh-Mason, French baroque and Private Passions - The Guardian

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 03:01

The Guardian

Home listening: Sheku Kanneh-Mason, French baroque and Private Passions
The Guardian
At the other end of the popular spectrum, two releases of the French baroque music that have been among the great rediscoveries of our time. Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques revive Lully's fine opera Alceste of 1674 (Aparte), while on a ...

Florentine's stories are sad, but the music's refreshing - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 09:25

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Florentine's stories are sad, but the music's refreshing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Paradoxically, Florentine Opera's double scoop of tragic romance left a listener feeling refreshed, even cheerful Friday night. It's nearly impossible to walk away from an evening of Baroque music feeling glum and dour, especially when that music is ...

Juilliard Historical Performance presents L'ART DE TOUCHER LE CLAVECIN, 2/8 - Broadway World

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 19:21

Juilliard Historical Performance presents L'ART DE TOUCHER LE CLAVECIN, 2/8
Broadway World
Festivals where she has taught include Ambronay, La Roque d'Anthéron, Aix-en-Provence, Couperin, Bach ein Combrailles, Lanvellec, Printemps Baroque du Sablon, Utrecht, Bruges, Daroca, Girona, Malta, Tallinn, 'Cycle clavecinistes Français' in Mexico ...

Shreveport music ensemble prepares for first concert of the year - Shreveport Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 15:23

Shreveport Times

Shreveport music ensemble prepares for first concert of the year
Shreveport Times
The Baroque Artists of Shreveport will have their first concert of the year, 2 p.m. Feb. 4 at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral. The church is at 908 Rutherford St., at the corner of Kings Highway and Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. The homegrown music ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:46

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera. AMERICAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall (Jan. 28, 2 p.m.). This is a week oddly short of orchestral music, with even the New York Philharmonic taking a deserved break. Fill the gap with Leon ...

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Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of January 26–28 - Nonesuch Records

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:23

Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of January 26–28
Nonesuch Records
There are a number of music-filled events taking place in New York City leading up to the main event on Sunday evening, when the 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is broadcast live from Madison Square Garden. Offa Rex, a collaboration between Olivia ...

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to start Sunday in Port Townsend - Peninsula Daily News

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 05:04

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to start Sunday in Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily News
Freimuth is one of Europe's most active performers on baroque guitar and theorbo, he continued. “The treble viol was widely used during the 17th and early 18th centuries but is extremely seldom to be heard today, as is also true of the renaissance ...

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'We Are Them': Jon Balke and Siwan Call For Coexistence On 'Nahnou Houm' - KRCB

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 20:09

'We Are Them': Jon Balke and Siwan Call For Coexistence On 'Nahnou Houm'
KRCB
"At the beginning, even for me, it was a little bit hard to imagine baroque music, improvisations, Andalusian music, and me in the middle," she says. "I was asking myself, 'What am I going to do?' At times I felt it like it was so far from me, but it ...

'We Are Them': Jon Balke and Siwan Call For Coexistence On 'Nahnou Houm' - WHQR

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 19:22

WHQR

'We Are Them': Jon Balke and Siwan Call For Coexistence On 'Nahnou Houm'
WHQR
"These poems, they speak about this kind of attitude, even if they speak about love or rain on the river or mystical experiences. You get the kind of a feeling of a period which was a really booming period in European history." At first, Boutchebak ...

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