Baroque music

Women Artists Working with Technology - Hyperallergic

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 09:00

Hyperallergic

Women Artists Working with Technology
Hyperallergic
Bach, for instance, was not the father of Baroque Music, but the son who brought it into full bloom. Who was the father of Baroque music? If his identity is clear, then who was the mother? Naturally, the daughter is missing. Her role has been non-existent.

Award-winning guitarist joins exciting violin duo to wow Ribble Valley audience - Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 04:36

Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Award-winning guitarist joins exciting violin duo to wow Ribble Valley audience
Clitheroe Advertiser and Times
This was written at the time when Baroque music was changing to what we now know as classical music. Then on to the Gulliver Suite by Telemann, causing a sensation when it was first played. Each piece of music is a dance following the travels of ...

Five ways to boost concentration - Medical News Today

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 11:05

Medical News Today

Five ways to boost concentration
Medical News Today
If Baroque music is not your thing, playing natural sounds could also benefit concentration. Researchers revealed that playing sounds from nature in the office, such as flowing water, could enhance cognitive abilities and optimize the ability to ...

Choral Artists of Sarasota end BachFest on the right note - YourObserver.com

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:59

YourObserver.com

Choral Artists of Sarasota end BachFest on the right note
YourObserver.com
Blake Friedman, tenor soloist in last year's Verdi Requiem, sings with a clear, clean sound that is ideal for Baroque music, and the “Benedictus” with flutist Francesca Arnone was a musical and emotional highlight. Calvin Griffin in his first Sarasota ...

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Ardee Baroque Festival – Meet the Performers - This Is Ardee

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:55

This Is Ardee

Ardee Baroque Festival – Meet the Performers
This Is Ardee
Today's the day! Tonight marks the return of the ever popular Ardee Baroque Festival to the town, for it's 14th annual outing. With a varied programme of events, the festival brings a touch of culture and history to Ardee's musical offering for one ...

Apollo's Fire will return to Penn State with Christmas concert - Centre Daily Times

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:22

Centre Daily Times

Apollo's Fire will return to Penn State with Christmas concert
Centre Daily Times
Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, will be making its fifth appearance at Penn State on Thursday, performing “Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain: A Celtic-Appalachian Celebration.” “(The concert) starts out as an old Christmas Eve service in ...

Baroque 'N Roll: What you need to know about the Ardee Baroque Festival - This Is Ardee

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:17

This Is Ardee

Baroque 'N Roll: What you need to know about the Ardee Baroque Festival
This Is Ardee
What is the Ardee Baroque Festival? The Ardee Baroque Festival is one of Ireland's premier classical musical events. Run by a board and a voluntary committee, it aims to bring the very best of baroque and classical music to Ardee, the north east and ...

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra goes for baroque - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 13:09

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra goes for baroque
Nanaimo News Bulletin
“In the past we have sometimes switched bows in the middle of the concert and this time we're doing the whole concert with the baroque bows so we're really getting into the sound … and there's just enough of that music that we decided to fill up a ...

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Essential Arts & Culture: Special Thanksgiving edition, starring Donna Summer, William Kentridge and tattoos - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 09:02

Los Angeles Times

Essential Arts & Culture: Special Thanksgiving edition, starring Donna Summer, William Kentridge and tattoos
Los Angeles Times
Speaking of time, Swed checked out “Noon to Midnight,” the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 12-hour new music extravaganza — which included pop-up shows and a beer garden. Los Angeles Times. SEASON OF THE BAROQUE. French harpsichordist and early-music ...

LOCAL NOTES: Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra and Allan Hancock College Singers join forces to Rejoice! - Santa Maria Sun

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 03:05

Santa Maria Sun

LOCAL NOTES: Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra and Allan Hancock College Singers join forces to Rejoice!
Santa Maria Sun
And the music began again at the flick of his wrist. The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society's last concert of the year is titled Rejoice! and features music from the masters of the Baroque era, like Johann Sebastian Bach and Handel. The orchestra and ...

Culture | Baroque Music Festival returns for third edition - Macau Daily Times

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:00

Macau Daily Times

Culture | Baroque Music Festival returns for third edition
Macau Daily Times
The Baroque Music Festival will return this year for its third edition, organizer Alliance Française de Macao (AF) said at a press conference yesterday, inviting three ensembles to play four dates between November 26 and December 2. The free admission ...

Event spotlight: 'La Romanesca' - Wicked Local Malden

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:09

Wicked Local Malden

Event spotlight: 'La Romanesca'
Wicked Local Malden
The 2017-18 season of Somerville Museum's “Early Music Afternoons” will continue with “La Romanesca,” a concert of baroque music from Rome performed by Olav Chris Henriksen, from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 at the museum, 1 Westwood Road, Somerville.

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Greenville native and Ohio resident Steven Aldredge wins national choral composition award - Greenville News

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:31

Greenville News

Greenville native and Ohio resident Steven Aldredge wins national choral composition award
Greenville News
“Then, right around the week we were discussing the Reformation and its importance in Baroque music, I got an email saying I had won. It was very timely, as it turned out,” he said. Aldredge is back in the Upstate this week, celebrating Thanksgiving ...

Macau | Baroque music performing in four venues in the city - Macau Business

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 04:51

Macau | Baroque music performing in four venues in the city
Macau Business
Macau (MNA) – The programme of the third edition of the Baroque Music Festival organized by the Alliance Française of Macao was announced on Wednesday, with three musical ensembles having been invited from the cities of Nantes, Toulouse, and Nice, in ...

Celebrating St Cecilia - Times of Malta

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 01:25

Celebrating St Cecilia
Times of Malta
VIBE is the resident ensemble of the Valletta International Baroque Festival. It was born out of a cultural need for Malta to have its own ensemble specifically focused on the study and performances of baroque music, including a rich repertoire of ...

Collinsville church hosts concert, 'Music for Joyous Season' Dec. 10 - Torrington Register Citizen

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:07

Torrington Register Citizen

Collinsville church hosts concert, 'Music for Joyous Season' Dec. 10
Torrington Register Citizen
“Daniel S. Lee and Friends,” a chamber ensemble of acclaimed musicians will present a program of music from the Baroque and Romantic eras, including works by Bach, Corelli and Vivaldi, will perform for the popular “Music for a Joyous Season” concert at ...

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Allan Hancock College Singers rehearsing for Christmas concert on Dec. 2 - Lompoc Record

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:34

Lompoc Record

Allan Hancock College Singers rehearsing for Christmas concert on Dec. 2
Lompoc Record
"There's something about Baroque music and the Christmas season that seem to go together," Lucas said of the music selection, calling them congruent and complimentary. "Since it's early Christmas, it's not exactly Christmas-themed music, but it's ...

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Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond - The Mercury News

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:00

The Mercury News

Holiday arts 2017: Classical music rings out, from Bach to beyond
The Mercury News
Baroque splendors, anyone? Choral masterworks? We've got 'em. Music lovers have a lot to choose from this season – from perennial favorites such as Bach's “Christmas Oratorio” to cheer-inducing new works like “A Lemony Snicket Holiday,” the Bay Area's ...

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:03

I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

A Far Cry and Luciana Souza Present The Blue Hour in Boston
I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
In “firament,” Shaw juxtaposes the rhythmic drive of Baroque music and minimalism using quotations from the second Brandenburg Concerto and invokes monophonic chant at the mention of a Kyrie. The stunning conclusion of the work plunges the audience ...

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ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics - The Chicago Maroon

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:35

ECM Album: A Fresh Take on Baroque Classics
The Chicago Maroon
Edition of Contemporary Music (ECM) released an album of sonatas for piano and violin performed by Sir András Schiff and Yuuko Shiokawa on Friday, October 27, 2017. The album opens with the Bach's Sonata in E major for violin and harpsichord.

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