Baroque music

Baroque Music Revives in Bolivia's Chiquitania - Latin American Herald Tribune

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 00:36

Baroque Music Revives in Bolivia's Chiquitania
Latin American Herald Tribune
Baroque Music Revives in Bolivia's Chiquitania. LA PAZ – In the 17th century, Jesuit missionaries used music to win the hearts and minds of Bolivian indigenous people, creating a musical tradition that has now been recovered by the Municipal Orchestra ...

CU Eklund Opera melds Handel's 'Ariodante' with 'Game of Thrones' - Boulder Weekly

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:56

CU Eklund Opera melds Handel's 'Ariodante' with 'Game of Thrones'
Boulder Weekly
“#MeToo, right?” Leigh Homan, the director of CU's Eklund Opera Program, says. “This is so relevant.” The next CU opera production, Ariodante will be presented April 26-29 in the intimate Music Theatre. Holman is the stage director, and Zachary ...

Les Bostonades Announce Concert - Broadway World

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:21

Broadway World

Les Bostonades Announce Concert
Broadway World
Now in its 12th season, period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades has been sharing chamber music with Boston area audiences since 2005. The ensemble features internationally recognized Baroque music specialists who actively collaborate in Boston's ...

Diana Ross to Sing Memories with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra - Broadway World

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:21

Diana Ross to Sing Memories with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Broadway World
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres - orchestral, chamber, and Baroque music; organ and celebrity recitals; new music ...

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CCO Presents the Mozart Requiem in a Grand Finale Concert - ithaca.com

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 13:14

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CCO Presents the Mozart Requiem in a Grand Finale Concert
ithaca.com
Antonio Vivaldi, virtuoso violinist, cleric, and teacher, and known as the “red priest” because of the color of his hair, is a prominent representative of baroque music. He wrote operas and choral works, but is best known (as he was already during his ...

Quire Cleveland and Les Delices forge partnership for 'Let the Heavens Rejoice!' (preview) - cleveland.com (blog)

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:07

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Quire Cleveland and Les Delices forge partnership for 'Let the Heavens Rejoice!' (preview)
cleveland.com (blog)
After years of operating in close proximity and collectively mining similar troves of ancient music, the two ensembles this weekend are joining forces for the first time on a program titled "Let the Heavens Rejoice!" "It seemed long past time for our ...

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Who is Elin Manahan Thomas, what is the royal wedding performer singing and when did the Welsh soprano start her ... - The Sun

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:37

Daily Mail

Who is Elin Manahan Thomas, what is the royal wedding performer singing and when did the Welsh soprano start her ...
The Sun
Who is Elin Manahan Thomas? Elin is a talented singer who is known for her performance of Baroque music, alongside classical and contemporary works. She was born in Swansea in 1977 and by the age of 15 was singing in the Swansea Bach Choir. The singer ...
Who is providing the music at Meghan and Harry's wedding?Daily Mail

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CLASSICAL | 'Baroque and Blues' - Rochester City Newspaper

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:18

CLASSICAL | 'Baroque and Blues'
Rochester City Newspaper
Last spring's Society for Chamber Music in Rochester concert combining Bach and jazz was a hit, and the Society's final concert of this season is a welcome encore, this time titled "Baroque and Blues." The "baroque" will include arrangements of sonatas ...

Spring Concert presented by Indianapolis Early Music - NUVO

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 00:08

Spring Concert presented by Indianapolis Early Music
NUVO
IEM's Free Spring Concert will pair Han Xie, a recent 1st violin appointment for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, with Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra concert master Allison Nyquist in a program featuring works for two baroque violins. Performing in ...

GMChorale to perform April 29 in Middletown - Middletown Press

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:11

Middletown Press

GMChorale to perform April 29 in Middletown
Middletown Press
“Carissimi's Jephte, composed at the very beginning of what we now call the 'Baroque' period in music, was one of the first oratorios to use format familiar to us now in works such as Handel's Messiah,” said Joseph D'Eugenio, the ensemble's Artistic ...

St. Paul's Artist Series Presents Sonare - The Chattanoogan

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:36

The Chattanoogan

St. Paul's Artist Series Presents Sonare
The Chattanoogan
St. Paul's Artist Series presents the period instrument ensemble, Sonare, performing The Glories of the French Baroque, featuring music from the 17th and 18th centuries. The concert takes place at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (305 W. Seventh at Pine ...

Youth and experience score separate victories, as Orlinski debuts and Pollini returns - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:16

Chicago Tribune

Youth and experience score separate victories, as Orlinski debuts and Pollini returns
Chicago Tribune
... you wouldn't think the classical music world really needs another. Ah, but with period performance going full tilt, it's incumbent on the business to roll out the welcome mat whenever the next countertenor sensation should appear. And Jakub Jozef ...

Usedomer Musik Festival 2018 Review – Jakub Jósef Orliński Gives a Bravura Baroque Recital Minus Bboy Boomerangs - OperaWire

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:54

OperaWire

Usedomer Musik Festival 2018 Review – Jakub Jósef Orliński Gives a Bravura Baroque Recital Minus Bboy Boomerangs
OperaWire
The remote Baltic coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern might seem a strange place for a Music Festival, but for 25 years the island of Usedom has been hosting artists of international repute. Skeptical foreign visitors expecting bleak windswept dunes with a ...

Music Interview: Yale Baroque Opera Project Revives A Venetian Favorite - WSHU

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:20

WSHU

Music Interview: Yale Baroque Opera Project Revives A Venetian Favorite
WSHU
This year's production by the Yale Baroque Opera Project is L'Egisto by Cavalli, which tells the story of two pairs of lovers who are playthings of the gods. Kate Remington talked with YBOP Music Director Grant Herreid, about why L'Egisto was such a ...

Portland Baroque Orchestra & Trinity Cathedral Choir review: wise compromises - Oregon ArtsWatch

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:07

Oregon ArtsWatch

Portland Baroque Orchestra & Trinity Cathedral Choir review: wise compromises
Oregon ArtsWatch
Currently adjunct professor at Yale University School of Music, where he works with grad students in conducting and directs the Schola Cantorum, on the other side of the pond, Hill holds down a couple of other prestigious positions: director of the ...

It's an electronic, baroque, burlesque trip into hell and Marcy Richardson has a bird's-eye view - Toronto Star

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:59

Toronto Star

It's an electronic, baroque, burlesque trip into hell and Marcy Richardson has a bird's-eye view
Toronto Star
Soprano Marcy Richardson raises the role of Cupid to new heights in a retelling of the opera Orpheus and Eurydice: she performs it from the rafters. The singer, who picked up pole dancing, working the “silks” and aerial moves for exercise and then ...

British maestro McGegan conducts NJSO in Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Handel - NJ.com

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:58

NJ.com

British maestro McGegan conducts NJSO in Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Handel
NJ.com
This weekend, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra billed their concerts as "McGegan Conducts Beethoven & Mendelssohn." True enough. The accomplished baroque music specialist also conducted Handel, music from the 18th century that's more associated with ...

SONARE: Glories of the French Baroque - Chattanooga Pulse

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:10

SONARE: Glories of the French Baroque
Chattanooga Pulse
St. Paul's Artist Series presents the period instrument ensemble, SONARE, performing The Glories of the French Baroque, featuring music from the 17th and 18th centuries. The concert takes place at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (305 W. Seventh at Pine ...

SONARE: Glories of the French Baroque - Chattanooga Pulse

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:09

SONARE: Glories of the French Baroque
Chattanooga Pulse
St. Paul's Artist Series presents the period instrument ensemble, SONARE, performing The Glories of the French Baroque, featuring music from the 17th and 18th centuries. The concert takes place at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (305 W. Seventh at Pine ...

Beloved Tenor Plácido Domingo, At 77, Returns To Boston - WBUR

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 05:06

WBUR

Beloved Tenor Plácido Domingo, At 77, Returns To Boston
WBUR
You were singing with Beverly Sills before she became an "overnight sensation" as Handel's Cleopatra at the New York City Opera later in 1966 and no one knew yet that she could sing this kind of florid Baroque music. What was it like to sing with her ...

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