Baroque music

Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment and Rachel Podger at Llewellyn Hall - The Canberra Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:45

The Canberra Times

Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment and Rachel Podger at Llewellyn Hall
The Canberra Times
It was a chance to directly compare the approach to baroque music by two internationally acclaimed ensembles. Listening to the ACO, I was immediately struck by the immaculate articulation of every run and the distinctive connectedness of the ensemble, ...

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Mexico's new museum is a mind-bending tribute to the Baroque - The Independent

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:03

The Independent

Mexico's new museum is a mind-bending tribute to the Baroque
The Independent
Maybe it's not surprising that there aren't many museums devoted to the Baroque, the artistic and architectural style that's been described as “clumsy in form and extravagant in contorted ornamentation” and whose name may derive from the Spanish word ...

Classical Music in NYC This Week - New York Times

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:25

New York Times

Classical Music in NYC This Week
New York Times
Life and death blur in this program of Baroque royal funeral music, including Bach's “Mit Fried und Freud ich Fahr Dahin” and Schütz's “Musikalische Exequien,” and two works in memory of English monarchs: Thomas Morley's music for Elizabeth I's funeral ...

Early Music Now Presents The Boston Camerata with SHARQ Arabic Music Ensembl - urbanmilwaukee (press release)

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:46

urbanmilwaukee (press release)

Early Music Now Presents The Boston Camerata with SHARQ Arabic Music Ensembl
urbanmilwaukee (press release)
Milwaukee's premier presenter of Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque music, Early Music Now, continues its 31st season at 5:00 pm Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th at 3:00 pm at the historic St. Joseph Center Chapel, 1501 South ...

Celebrate Christmas in NYC with traditional music - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00

Asbury Park Press

Celebrate Christmas in NYC with traditional music
Asbury Park Press
This tiny tinsel-strand of insight comes as I regard two programs of Renaissance and Baroque music coming up in New York. These programs are not about Christmas, but the centuries-old repertoire they spotlight never seems to sound so good as it does ...

Folger Consort Announces Holiday Concert Featuring Seasonal Music of Germany - Broadway World

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:17

Folger Consort Announces Holiday Concert Featuring Seasonal Music of Germany
Broadway World
Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the intimate program of seasonal German music from the Renaissance and early Baroque features the music of Praetorius, Schütz, Schein, among others. Folger Consort artistic co-director Robert ...

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A Trip To Norway For The Oslo World Music Festival - OPB News

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:09

OPB News

A Trip To Norway For The Oslo World Music Festival
OPB News
In 2011 Susanna and Giovanna Pessi released the album 'If Grief Could Wait' – where they interpreted Purcell, Cohen and Susanna's own music. They raised a lot of attention for their unique instrumentation and blend of music from the Baroque, 70's ...

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A Trip To Norway For The Oslo World Music Festival - NPR

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:57

NPR

A Trip To Norway For The Oslo World Music Festival
NPR
In 2011 Susanna and Giovanna Pessi released the album 'If Grief Could Wait' – where they interpreted Purcell, Cohen and Susanna's own music. They raised a lot of attention for their unique instrumentation and blend of music from the Baroque, 70's ...

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Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo at La Scala, Milan — meditations on a baroque composer - Financial Times

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:23

Financial Times

Ti vedo, ti sento, mi perdo at La Scala, Milan — meditations on a baroque composer
Financial Times
The baroque composer Alessandro Stradella has long sparked the imaginations of fellow musicians. The racy events of his life, culminating in assassination following his elopement with the mistress of a noble, have inspired operas by Franck and Flotow.

Snyder: Even in the music world, 'Star Wars' is a Force - Kenosha News

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:44

Kenosha News

Snyder: Even in the music world, 'Star Wars' is a Force
Kenosha News
The "Star Wars" concert, which starts with a baroque piece by Arcangelo Corelli before getting to the "Force Awakens" music, is 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens, students and UW-Parkside staff. To order tickets, go ...

Ancient Choir Unfurls Its Standard - The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:13

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

Ancient Choir Unfurls Its Standard
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
In much the same way the Vienna Philharmonic constituted the particular sound Beethoven, Brahms, and Mahler wrote for, Leipzig's Thomanerchor is the ensemble at the core of German Baroque choral music. In many ways, it is even more impressive: the ...

Theatre Comique Shines Despite Not-So-Golden Oldies - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:27

San Francisco Classical Voice

Theatre Comique Shines Despite Not-So-Golden Oldies
San Francisco Classical Voice
Corey Jamason, prominently associated with Baroque music, took a walk down a different memory lane on Sunday. He led a San Francisco Conservatory of Music concert of “old music,” but as different from 17th-century classical music as is possible. The ...

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Local opera singer Fons travels the world; comes home to perform - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:08

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Local opera singer Fons travels the world; comes home to perform
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"One of my true loves is baroque music, and some of my favorite performing experiences have been at the International Handel Festival in Göttingen, Germany." Fons will perform the varied program in English, Spanish, German and Polish, including works ...

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SFCM's Theatre Comique Shines Despite Not-So-Golden Oldies - San Francisco Classical Voice

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:07

San Francisco Classical Voice

SFCM's Theatre Comique Shines Despite Not-So-Golden Oldies
San Francisco Classical Voice
Corey Jamison, prominently associated with Baroque music, took a walk down a different memory lane on Sunday. He led a San Francisco Conservatory of Music concert of “old music,” but as different from 17th-century classical music as is possible.

No Exit at Happy Dog and 7 More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:52

Cleveland Scene Weekly

No Exit at Happy Dog and 7 More Classical Music Events to Hit This Week
Cleveland Scene Weekly
Nicholas McGegan, music director of California's Philharmonia Baroque, will join pianist Marc-André Hamelin for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 (“Jeunehomme”) on Friday, November 17 at 7:00 pm (Fridays@7 Series), and Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 pm.

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Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:10

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AU News
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University Orchestra, under the directions of Dr. Lisa Lantz, professor of music, will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Theater. Focusing primarily on Baroque music, three soloists will be ...

Washington DC appoints St Petersburg conductor - Slipped Disc

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:05

Washington DC appoints St Petersburg conductor
Slipped Disc
Washington, D.C. – November 14, 2017 – Yesterday evening, the Cathedral Choral Society announced the four-year appointment of Steven Fox as Music Director beginning with the 2018-19 season. ... renowned ensembles including Philharmonia Baroque ...

Why Alfred University? - AU News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:58

Why Alfred University?
AU News
ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University Orchestra, under the directions of Dr. Lisa Lantz, professor of music, will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Theater. Focusing primarily on Baroque music, three soloists will be ...

Sounds of the Italian Baroque masters will delight - Goulburn Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:15

Goulburn Post

Sounds of the Italian Baroque masters will delight
Goulburn Post
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's artistic director and co-founder Paul Dyer said the orchestra is committed to bringing the unique Brandenburg sound of Baroque and early classical music on period instruments to audiences around Australia.

Side dishes at San Diego Symphony - San Diego Reader

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:01

San Diego Reader

Side dishes at San Diego Symphony
San Diego Reader
Rameau was wonderful to hear. The orchestra was reduced to Rameau's specifications. The sound they created was not necessarily more quiet but it was damped in a most profound manner. #There is a graceful dignity in the best of Baroque music. It ...

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