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Review: Orpheus | Ulysses | American Baroque Opera Co. | Private Residence - TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Baroque music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:56

TheaterJones Performing Arts News

Review: Orpheus | Ulysses | American Baroque Opera Co. | Private Residence
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
The Rameau was especially lovely—Beasley has an appropriately unadorned voice for baroque music, and manages even in her upper range to avoid excess vibrato. The instrumental musicians, including McCroskey, who was a last-minute substitute, were ...

Quick Picks: Baroque Chamber Trio; 'Pina' screening; 'Home For The Holidays' - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Baroque music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:47

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Quick Picks: Baroque Chamber Trio; 'Pina' screening; 'Home For The Holidays'
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Music and instruments from the 17th to mid-18th centuries, the Baroque Period, will be highlighted during the concert by three musicians from the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. Violinist Jobal Fulks, cellist Sandra Miller and harpsichordist ...

Bach to the future for Canberra music festival - The RiotACT

JS Bach - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:01

The RiotACT

Bach to the future for Canberra music festival
The RiotACT
You'll hear them all in Canberra next autumn and the common thread is, remarkably, the music of JS Bach and an exceptionally determined local music festival. The Canberra International Music Festival turns 25 next year. Funded to about half the amount ...

3 classical music events to plan for in Washington this weekend - Hoodline

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:50

Hoodline

3 classical music events to plan for in Washington this weekend
Hoodline
Wishing you could relax with some classical music this weekend? From 19th century romantic to Latvian modern, this weekend's event lineup offers orchestral and chamber music fanatics plenty to look forward to. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of ...

The Courier staff's favorite classical music pieces - The Courier

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:18

The Courier

The Courier staff's favorite classical music pieces
The Courier
The final of Paganini's famed 24 Caprices features different executions of a similar musical theme, each as compelling as the last. One of the things I love about classical music is its ability to tell a complete story without uttering a single lyric ...

Bach-Loving Youth Orchestra Is Bringing Back Baroque - Long Beach Post

Baroque music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:10

Long Beach Post

Bach-Loving Youth Orchestra Is Bringing Back Baroque
Long Beach Post
Hove probably knew more about classical music at three than most people know their whole lives, but that doesn't mean the music she plays—neo-baroque, as performed in small chamber orchestras—isn't made for the masses. “I think that there's a problem ...

Classical Music: Apollo's Fire presents “O Jerusalem! Crossroads of Three Faiths” - Akron Beacon Journal

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:22

Classical Music: Apollo's Fire presents “O Jerusalem! Crossroads of Three Faiths”
Akron Beacon Journal
CLASSICAL. Cleveland Orchestra presents Shostakovich's Fifth: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: Jakub Hrusa, conductor and Emanuel Ax, piano. Program: Kabelac, Mystery of ...

Classical Music Highlight: Angels All Around Us - WSHU

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:17

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Angels All Around Us
WSHU
Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara said feeling the presense of angels all around him was the imspiration for his Symphony No. 7, Angel of Light. We'll enjoy it tonight. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email ...

Classical music of India, UA Wind Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra - Arizona Daily Star

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:24

Arizona Daily Star

Classical music of India, UA Wind Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra
Arizona Daily Star
Classical Music of India Concert — Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Road. Music of India, featuring Taro Terahara on bansuri, the bamboo flute, and Ty Burhoe on tabla, the melodic drums of North India. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 30. $25.

Minimalist composer Jozef Van Wissem shares a new video for the track “You Know That I Love You” - Capitol Hill Times

Baroque music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:48

Capitol Hill Times

Minimalist composer Jozef Van Wissem shares a new video for the track “You Know That I Love You”
Capitol Hill Times
Accompanied by his baroque instrument, Van Wissem creates highly distinctive sonic soundscapes by blending avant-garde and baroque music practices. With a trailblazing approach of the lute, Van Wissem pushes his instrument out of the academy and into ...

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Ebor Singers joined by lutenist Matthew Wadsworth for Monteverdi Vespers - The Press, York

Baroque music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:26

The Press, York

Ebor Singers joined by lutenist Matthew Wadsworth for Monteverdi Vespers
The Press, York
Bridging Renaissance and Baroque styles, this glorious Venetian masterpiece is considered the grandest piece of religious music before Bach, and although the York choir's director, Paul Gameson, has researched and performed Baroque music from across ...

Classical Music Highlight: Paul Moravec's Thoughful Wedding Gift - WSHU

Classical music - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 01:06

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Paul Moravec's Thoughful Wedding Gift
WSHU
Paul Moravec's tender piece, Evermore, was written as a wedding gift for violinist Maria Bachmann. We'll enjoy it today. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public ...

Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96 - Washington Post

JS Bach - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 23:22

Washington Post

Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96
Washington Post
For some 200 years, the harpsichord was king. The Baroque composers J.S. Bach, George Frideric Handel and Domenico Scarlatti all wrote sonatas, suites and solo works for the instrument, a rich-sounding keyboard in which strings are plucked — not ...

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show - Radio Survivor

Classical music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:05

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show
Radio Survivor
My friend Sherry Gendelman, who hosts a popular Sunday morning classical music show on KPFA in Berkeley, started her program last week with a piece for violin and orchestra. No sooner did the performance begin than the phones started ringing. 'What is ...

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show - Radio Survivor

Classical music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:02

Four great pieces for a Sunday AM classical music community radio show
Radio Survivor
My friend Sherry Gendelman, who hosts a popular Sunday morning classical music show on KPFA in Berkeley, started her program last week with a piece for violin and orchestra. No sooner did the performance begin than the phones started ringing. 'What is ...

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas - Atlas Obscura

Baroque music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:58

Atlas Obscura

A San Francisco Troupe Is Spicing Up Forgotten Baroque Operas
Atlas Obscura
It's too bad that this upstart troupe, which performs forgotten opera from the Baroque period (1600 - 1750) and is now entering its fourth season, can't afford much by way of advertising. Tag lines would abound: Come for the freshly exhumed music from ...

EMV Presents Bach Collegium In Transcendent Concert At Chan Centre - Broadway World

JS Bach - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:41

EMV Presents Bach Collegium In Transcendent Concert At Chan Centre
Broadway World
Early Music Vancouver presents Bach Collegium Japan (BCJ) - Bach, Handel, Vivaldi on December 9, 2018 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC. Widely recognized as one of the world's leading ensembles specializing in the works of J.S. ...

Three days with a superb cellist, friends - Oak Ridger

Baroque music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:21

Three days with a superb cellist, friends
Oak Ridger
Say what you will about Vivaldi, but we lovers of Baroque music and pretty melodies, especially those in minor keys, give him thumbs up. “Pretty” is an underrated superlative. Who could have sold Vivaldi's “Cello Concerto in B Minor” better than ...

Before Handel's 'Messiah' is everywhere, hear his lively opera - Houston Chronicle

Baroque music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:18

Before Handel's 'Messiah' is everywhere, hear his lively opera
Houston Chronicle
With Christmas season approaching, Handel's “Messiah” is about to become unavoidable. But Ars Lyrica this week pumps the brakes on the arrival of the ubiquitous holiday oratorio. The 20-year-old ensemble dedicated to the Baroque music of the 17th and ...

Jennifer Higdon: updating classical music - Oregon ArtsWatch

Classical music - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:33

Oregon ArtsWatch

Jennifer Higdon: updating classical music
Oregon ArtsWatch
by DANIEL HEILA. In 2011, National Public Radio asked Pulitzer Prize winning American composer Jennifer Higdon where classical music was headed in the 21st century. In distinct contrast to her generally open-hearted music, Higdon's answer seemed ...

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