Baroque music

Famous 'Philadelphia Sound'; Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads three performances in Vail - Vail Daily News

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:10

Vail Daily News

Famous 'Philadelphia Sound'; Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads three performances in Vail
Vail Daily News
VAIL — The Philadelphia Orchestra's music director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, leads a rich program of beloved works by Bach and Brahms Thursday — giants of the Baroque and Romantic musical eras, respectively. The program marks the fourth concert of The ...

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Carmel Bach Festival: Changes afoot as revered event casts a wider net - The Mercury News

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:01

The Mercury News

Carmel Bach Festival: Changes afoot as revered event casts a wider net
The Mercury News
“For my musicians, who play a lot of Baroque music, it's an easy jump to minimalist music,” he says. “I try to find a balance point between our traditional audiences, who love Bach and the classics, and the new audiences, who want something a little ...

Mahan Esfahani: contemporary approach enlivens harpsichord repertoire - The Australian

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:03

The Australian

Mahan Esfahani: contemporary approach enlivens harpsichord repertoire
The Australian
Esfahani first visited these shores last year when he appeared at the Brisbane Baroque festival. He returned in May for the premiere of a new concerto, written for him by Elena Kats-Chernin. And, later this month, he'll be among the resident musicians ...

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Music Review: Barry Guy, Maya Homburger, and Zlatko Kaucic - 'Without Borders' - seattlepi.com (blog)

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 02:18

Music Review: Barry Guy, Maya Homburger, and Zlatko Kaucic - 'Without Borders'
seattlepi.com (blog)
... reminiscent of post-modern artisans. Listeners are enticed to take note of the way Kaucic's percussive tools crinkle and shimmy, Barry Guy's double bass throbs and pulsates, and Maya Homburger's baroque violin arcs and genuflects throughout the pieces.

Alton High vocalists perform 'From Baroque to Broadway' at Jacoby Arts Center - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:37

Alton Telegraph

Alton High vocalists perform 'From Baroque to Broadway' at Jacoby Arts Center
Alton Telegraph
Seven Alton High School students will perform musical selections from the 1700s to 2015 at a 7 p.m. concert Saturday at Jacoby Arts Center in Alton. Vocalists and teachers are, from left, voice teacher Eddie Hitchcock, Preston King, Kevin Neace ...

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Chris Robinson on the CRB's 'Cosmic-Slop American Magic,' New LP - RollingStone.com

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 15:23

RollingStone.com

Chris Robinson on the CRB's 'Cosmic-Slop American Magic,' New LP
RollingStone.com
"I used to say what we do is 'hippie baroque,'" says Chris Robinson about the music he makes with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood – a stew of rock, blues, country, funk and soul sounds topped with a healthy smattering of spacey psychedelia and wrapped ...

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Music from Land's End Wareham back for 6th season - Wicked Local Wareham

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:55

Wicked Local Wareham

Music from Land's End Wareham back for 6th season
Wicked Local Wareham
Wareham summer resident Ariadne Daskalakis, an internationally recognized violinist, began the summer chamber music concerts by bringing colleagues and students from Europe with whom she collaborates during the year. At Music from Land's End Wareham ...

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Folk airs meet the classical tradition at the Petworth Festival - Chichester Observer

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:10

Chichester Observer

Folk airs meet the classical tradition at the Petworth Festival
Chichester Observer
The wide range of musical instruments employed, offer an unrivalled journey through the history of music: From bowed baroque strings, recorders, lutes, cittern, and baroque guitar, to pipes, whistles, fiddles, mandolin, acoustic guitar, and an array of ...

Anthony Roth Costanzo Exists to Transform Opera - New York Times

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:30

New York Times

Anthony Roth Costanzo Exists to Transform Opera
New York Times
Baroque music, long the primary source of employment for countertenors — men who sing in the vocal register typically associated with mezzo-sopranos or altos — remains a major part of Mr. Costanzo's career. New York audiences accustomed to seeing him ...

Blue Hill Bach Fest to feature court dancers - The Ellsworth American

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 11:03

The Ellsworth American

Blue Hill Bach Fest to feature court dancers
The Ellsworth American
Directed by Stephen Hammer, Blue Hill Bach was founded in 2011 with the mission of presenting historically informed performances, recordings, and educational programs that explore vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque and other repertoire that ...

WVTF changes come Monday - Roanoke Times

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 00:04

Roanoke Times

WVTF changes come Monday
Roanoke Times
The weekend lineup on WVTF Music is more eclectic. Baroque, jazz, folk and roots music will air, as well as old favorites “A Prairie Home Companion” and “The Thistle & Shamrock.” “As a music fan, I'm pretty excited,” said Josh Jackson, WVTF's ...

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Kansas City Baroque Consortium adds some weight to light summer classical fare - Kansas City Star

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 14:45

Kansas City Star

Kansas City Baroque Consortium adds some weight to light summer classical fare
Kansas City Star
In the summer, even many classical concerts tend to be the musical equivalent of a beach novel. Light, undemanding fare that is forgotten almost as soon as it is consumed. That is not the case with “Music, Word and Art,” being presented by the Kansas ...

Concerto Incognito: A Taste of the Italian Baroque - Bangor Daily News

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 11:21

Bangor Daily News

Concerto Incognito: A Taste of the Italian Baroque
Bangor Daily News
On July 29, the Arts Institute of Western Maine will present Boston-based early music ensemble Concerto Incognito in “A Taste of the Italian Baroque” a special concert of Baroque music for violin, cello, voice, and harpsichord. Performers include ...

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Concerto Incognito: A Taste of the Italian Baroque - Bangor Daily News

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 11:21

Bangor Daily News

Concerto Incognito: A Taste of the Italian Baroque
Bangor Daily News
On July 29, the Arts Institute of Western Maine will present Boston-based early music ensemble Concerto Incognito in “A Taste of the Italian Baroque” a special concert of Baroque music for violin, cello, voice, and harpsichord. Performers include ...

First of three-part (re)Discovery Series expertly explores Bach's dramatic St. John Passion - The Register-Guard

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 16:04

First of three-part (re)Discovery Series expertly explores Bach's dramatic St. John Passion
The Register-Guard
The two conductors, Nathan Aspinall and Matthew Cooperman, already are conducting at a high level, but each said he wanted to expand his skills to include baroque and vocal music. Each did a more than credible job leading the superb Bach Festival ...

Classical Beat: Great Music Abounds at Tanglewood, Taconic & Tannery Pond - iBerkshires.com

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 10:24

iBerkshires.com

Classical Beat: Great Music Abounds at Tanglewood, Taconic & Tannery Pond
iBerkshires.com
Conductor /harpsichordist Jeannette Sorrell presents these ever-popular gems of Baroque music as the revolutionary creations of musical storytelling they were meant to be, illustrating the naturalistic effects they represent, so that Vivaldi's ...

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Hombres sinceros: TradiSon's Cuban groove - Santa Fe New Mexican

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 07:15

Santa Fe New Mexican

Hombres sinceros: TradiSon's Cuban groove
Santa Fe New Mexican
On the jazz end, you have Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban All Stars, and every municipality has a professional choir and they all sing Cuban numbers as well as baroque music. A lot of the Cuban musicians you hear in bars and clubs there are ...

Concert Review: CSO - The Beauty of Baroque - The Press

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 06:16

The Press

Concert Review: CSO - The Beauty of Baroque
The Press
The performance of Baroque works by our major orchestras is a relatively rare occurrence, perhaps because we have become so used to cutting-edge period instruments in music of the 18th century. The more "comfortable" sound of modern instruments ...

The best classical albums this year, so far - The Boston Globe

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 22:04

The Boston Globe

The best classical albums this year, so far
The Boston Globe
Three virtuosi with ample past adventurous collaborations bring a unique, whole-hearted instrumentation (mandolin, cello, double bass) to Bach, cheerfully reminding us that baroque music is a living tradition. The trio's adaptations of selections from ...

Cascadia debuts 'Music in the Museum' July 15 - Edmonds Beacon

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:56

Edmonds Beacon

Cascadia debuts 'Music in the Museum' July 15
Edmonds Beacon
“An Afternoon of Baroque Music for Recorder and Violin” features Pamela Liu on violin, a faculty member at Edmonds Community College, and Dieneke Kalsbeek, recorder. They will perform music by Telemann, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Vivaldi, Bodin de ...

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