Baroque music

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 ...

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

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 18:32

NPR

'We Are Them': Jon Balke and Siwan Call For Coexistence On 'Nahnou Houm'
NPR
"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 ...

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Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts for Jan. 26-Feb. 1 - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 11:12

Chicago Tribune

Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts for Jan. 26-Feb. 1
Chicago Tribune
Music of the Baroque: Jane Glover leads the orchestra and first-chair soloists in a Mozart birthday celebration that includes the Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola, Sinfonia Concertante for woodwinds and Symphony No. 33. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, North ...

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Impulse Festival Spotlights Musical Improvisers, Headliner: Wadada Leo Smith - Community Idea Stations

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 09:18

Community Idea Stations

Impulse Festival Spotlights Musical Improvisers, Headliner: Wadada Leo Smith
Community Idea Stations
The concert featuring Wadada Leo Smith is unquestionably a major regional musical event, but far from the only interesting music being presented over the course of the weekend.There's an unusually wide variety of musical genres included - jazz, Indian ...

Just in: Scotland defunds its premier baroque ensemble - Slipped Disc

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 07:42

Slipped Disc

Just in: Scotland defunds its premier baroque ensemble
Slipped Disc
Creative Scotland has removed the Dunedin Consort from its list of Regularly Funded Organisations for 2018-21. The Consort is internationally renowned. Here's its statement: As Scotland's leading specialist period instrument ensemble, and the most ...

Just in: Scotland defunds its premier baroque ensemble - Slipped Disc

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 07:42

Slipped Disc

Just in: Scotland defunds its premier baroque ensemble
Slipped Disc
Creative Scotland has removed the Dunedin Consort from its list of Regularly Funded Organisations for 2018-21. The Consort is internationally renowned. Here's its statement: As Scotland's leading specialist period instrument ensemble, and the most ...

Jiji, guitar to perform at Loeb - Purdue Exponent

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 00:46

Purdue Exponent

Jiji, guitar to perform at Loeb
Purdue Exponent
“I love listening to Renaissance and Baroque music, and then next I'll be listening to hardcore experimental Berlin electronica. ... I wanted to bring that kind of diversity (to the show).” Abigail Eddy, Convocations' director of marketing, says that ...

Classical: Satori's midwinter concert featuring new arrangement of Salerni work - Allentown Morning Call

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 17:23

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Satori's midwinter concert featuring new arrangement of Salerni work
Allentown Morning Call
It's a wonderful piece to include in a program with Bach, for while Bach represents the epitome of Baroque music, many musicologists view Telemann as a harbinger of the elegance and grace of the Classical style. Such is especially the case with ...

Houston Symphony's new season reveals 6 surprise shows - CultureMap Houston

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 14:58

CultureMap Houston

Houston Symphony's new season reveals 6 surprise shows
CultureMap Houston
The full season and its respective performances can be found online, and in perusing the season, we found several events that promise a refreshing example of what the Houston Symphony can offer those who aren't fans of traditional classical music. In ...

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UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music announces Winter 2018 Season - UCLA Newsroom

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 14:10

UCLA Newsroom

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music announces Winter 2018 Season
UCLA Newsroom
31; a lecture by postdoctoral scholar Shannon Garland, “We Demand Love: Musical Affects and Political Transformation in São Paulo, Brazil” on Feb. 2; the 14th Annual All Star Concert with the UCLA Philharmonia at Royce Hall on Feb. 8; “Terry Riley in ...

Florentine Opera Spotlights Baroque Opera With 'Venus and Adonis' and 'Dido and Aeneas' - WUWM

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 13:45

WUWM

Florentine Opera Spotlights Baroque Opera With 'Venus and Adonis' and 'Dido and Aeneas'
WUWM
The double-bill is being led from the harpsichord by Great Lakes Baroque founder Jory Vinikour. It's the first time the Florentine has actually used a period orchestra, comprised of baroque period instruments, rather than modern ones. "I love this ...

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