Baroque music

Guest conductor Matthew Halls at home with JSO's 'Bachtoberfest' - The Florida Times-Union

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 12:47

The Florida Times-Union

Guest conductor Matthew Halls at home with JSO's 'Bachtoberfest'
The Florida Times-Union
This weekend the JSO Masterworks Series presents “Bachtoberfest,” a splendid offering of works either composed or directly inspired by the Baroque master Johann Sebastian Bach. The evening opened with an orchestral transcription of a popular Bach ...

Highlands Duo to perform Baroque period pieces at Ouachita Oct. 25 - Ouachita Baptist University News

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:29

Highlands Duo to perform Baroque period pieces at Ouachita Oct. 25
Ouachita Baptist University News
“Ben, Anna and I taught at a sister Christian liberal arts university, and we shared a common interest in early music – mostly from the Baroque period (1600-1750) – performed on period instruments, which are replicas of instruments made during that era ...

Baroque, classical music performances to be held at Pakistan's leading hotels - Pakistan Today

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:46

Pakistan Today

Baroque, classical music performances to be held at Pakistan's leading hotels
Pakistan Today
Under the direction of Daniel Cuiller, leader and violinist of international renown, Stradivaria, specialising in 17th and 18th century baroque and classical music will be first of its kind performance in Pakistan. Hashoo Group, aiming to boost art and ...

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Calendar: Ghosts, music and plays are happening today - Quad City Times

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 07:12

Quad City Times

Calendar: Ghosts, music and plays are happening today
Quad City Times
David Lim, a young professional organist from Minnesota, will present this organ concert featuring Baroque music composed by Bach, Couperin, Bruhns and others performed on the Cathedral's Wolff, tracker action organ. Free. War of the Worlds: The 1938 ...

Columbia Pro Cantare goes for Baroque - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 06:03

Baltimore Sun

Columbia Pro Cantare goes for Baroque
Baltimore Sun
on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theatre, the program is sure to please the crowd. “We did an audience survey and a lot of people said they wanted to hear the Baroque and Bach,” said Columbia Pro Cantare music director Frances Motyca Dawson ...

Cantatas of Love and War from the Sun King's Fadeout - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 23:16

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Cantatas of Love and War from the Sun King's Fadeout
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
ZW: French Baroque music's appeal really comes from its intense link to language, dance, and harmony, which were highly valued by these composers at the time. Even the instrumental music, with its swung rhythms, takes on the lilt of the French language.

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis: 'Go for Baroque' - STLtoday.com

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:53

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis: 'Go for Baroque'
STLtoday.com
This week, McGegan and a cadre of gifted St. Louis musicians will perform a program called “Go for Baroque” in the intimate space of the Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom. You can sip a drink while you enjoy music by Albinoni, Telemann, Handel and J.S. Bach.

Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach - Albany Times Union

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:37

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Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach
Albany Times Union
It was during his graduate studies at the University of Illinois that Flores-Caraballo was introduced to the "stylus fantasticus," a style of baroque music that allows for an almost unrestrained liberty in tempo and dynamic. "Some of his early organ ...
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Q & A: Fay Kueen Wang On 'Orfeo' & The Beijing Music Festival - OperaWire

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:14

OperaWire

Q & A: Fay Kueen Wang On 'Orfeo' & The Beijing Music Festival
OperaWire
But I am also intrigued by Rock n'Roll, avant-garde music, and jazz and I had a rock band before. I am also a jazz/rock singer. So when I wrote the work I wanted to pay tribute to baroque music and baroque chamber music. But because later genres were ...

Musicians of note - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:48

Lewiston Morning Tribune

Musicians of note
Lewiston Morning Tribune
London is “a hotbed of Baroque performance,” Garrison said, and this group doesn't just play the music — it brings the dancers too. Alongside flute, violins, harpsichord and other instruments, two dancers in period dress will perform traditional court ...

Jacksonville Symphony to present tribute concert to Johann Sebastian Bach - Ponte Vedra Recorder

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:02

Jacksonville Symphony to present tribute concert to Johann Sebastian Bach
Ponte Vedra Recorder
The Symphony will be joined by Matthew Halls, a conductor who specializes in the performance of Baroque music. Halls first came to prominence as a keyboard player and early music conductor, but the Brit is now known for his dynamic work with major ...

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Standouts include 'Broadway A to Z' and Dr Pepper Day - Roanoke Times

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:02

Roanoke Times

Standouts include 'Broadway A to Z' and Dr Pepper Day
Roanoke Times
This vocal music concert contrasts Handel's baroque music and vocal works by Philip Glass. The performance features the 15-member Les Violons du Roy and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo. Taking its name from the renowned string orchestra of the ...

French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance - ArtsHub UK

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 20:57

French Baroque Music meets Indian Classical Dance
ArtsHub UK
The BBC Singers and the Academy of Ancient Music perform choral music by Lully and are joined by dynamic South Asian dance company Akademi for a vibrant and contemporary interpretation of dances from Rameau's operas in the classical Indian dance ...

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:24

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Local Lutenist Ronn McFarlane Brings Medieval Instrument to Modern Audiences
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
That was mostly due to his discovery of Renaissance and Baroque music, originally written for lute and arranged later for the guitar. “I gravitated toward the lute and wanted to hear how this music might have sounded on the instrument for which it was ...

Bach, Beethoven and Barber, oh my! Here's your classic music guide for this weekend - Idaho Statesman

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:20

Idaho Statesman

Bach, Beethoven and Barber, oh my! Here's your classic music guide for this weekend
Idaho Statesman
Trabichoff, concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic and former concertmaster of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, was also one of the first soloists to perform with the Boise Baroque Chamber. Keck is Boise Baroque's principal oboist and a diverse ...

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Review: Christopher's Classics – NZ Barok with James Bush - Radio New Zealand

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:35

Radio New Zealand

Review: Christopher's Classics – NZ Barok with James Bush
Radio New Zealand
These days it's rare that recordings of baroque music are made with anything other than period instruments and specialist performers – to the extent that modern instruments and older recordings now just sound wrong. The most obvious revelations (some ...

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Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:02

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song
The Kingston Whig-Standard
The ensemble specializes in late Renaissance and Baroque vocal music, and was formed in 2004 by its director Lionel Meunier. It tours and records extensively, and has won almost all the European recording awards (including a coveted Gramophone ...

10 things to do in Edmonton this week: DEDfest, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, and Foo Fighters - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:20

The Kingston Whig-Standard

10 things to do in Edmonton this week: DEDfest, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, and Foo Fighters
The Kingston Whig-Standard
Children's music, TV show themes, Dial-A-Song services, Tony Award-nominated Broadway scores, and alt-rock hits; not many bands have wandered so successfully across the musical landscape as They Might Be Giants. The 36-year-old, Brooklyn-based ...

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Needham resident named executive director of Boston Baroque - Wicked Local

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:07

Needham resident named executive director of Boston Baroque
Wicked Local
Boston Baroque Music Director Martin Pearlman agreed. “Jennifer knows our field well and will bring important skills and new ideas to Boston Baroque,” he said. “I very much look forward to working with her.” Hughes is enthusiastic about her future with ...

Exclusive: Maestro gets married - Slipped Disc

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:22

Slipped Disc

Exclusive: Maestro gets married
Slipped Disc
On Saturday, in the Teatro Rossini of Lugo, near Bologna, the Baroque director Rinaldo Alessandrini married Massimiliano Marsili, an IT specialist. The marriage, celebrated by Mayor Davide Ranalli, took place during the Purtimiro baroque music festival ...

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