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If it ain't Baroque, ensemble won't play it - Thousand Oaks Acorn

Baroque music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:25

Thousand Oaks Acorn

If it ain't Baroque, ensemble won't play it
Thousand Oaks Acorn
He created uniquely English Baroque music while incorporating elements from French and Italian music. Bach, known in his time as an organist, synthesized German, French and Italian styles into a repertoire that is the summit of the Baroque period ...

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest - Allentown Morning Call

Classical music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:43

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest
Allentown Morning Call
The oboe is one of classical music's quirkiest instruments. And an oboe trio? — Now, that's even quirkier. “People always thought we were a little crazy, but having fun has always been our main goal,” says Thomas Gallant, founder of Oboe Fusion, an ...

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest - Allentown Morning Call

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:43

Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Oboe Fusion to offer funky, eclectic mix at Raritan River Music Fest
Allentown Morning Call
2 in D Major, Op. 58, each pay homage to J.S. Bach. Born in Barcelona in 1897, Cassado was one of the foremost cellists of the 20th century. His solo cello sonata combines the Baroque formalism and dance orientation of Bach's suites with his own native ...

Hear Inland Master Chorale's concert of 'Hymns, Psalms and Spiritual Songs' - Redlands Daily Facts

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:10

Redlands Daily Facts

Hear Inland Master Chorale's concert of 'Hymns, Psalms and Spiritual Songs'
Redlands Daily Facts
The Inland Master Chorale will present a concert of “Hymns, Psalms and Spiritual Songs” 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Redlands First United Methodist Church, 1 E. Olive Ave. The concert will include J.S. Bach's “Ein feste Burg ...

Classical music review: 'Tour of Color' ends season triumphantly - Montclair Local

Classical music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:20

Classical music review: 'Tour of Color' ends season triumphantly
Montclair Local
The second piece on the program brought a great orchestral colorist's talents to the music of another composer: here,Tchaikovsky orchestrates music by Mozart affectionately, lavishing on it his full-spectrum sensibility, along with the sonorities of a ...

Things to do in and around Greenwich - Greenwich Time

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:53

Greenwich Time

Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time
Daniel Moody will perform J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 35, accompanied by the St. Peter's Bach Collegium and St. Barnabas Choir, at the season finale of the Bach@415 concert series at 4:15 p.m. Sunday at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Greenwich. Tickets ...

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'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music - Greenwich Sentinel

Baroque music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:38

Greenwich Sentinel

'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music
Greenwich Sentinel
Directed by the J. Michael Roush, St. Barnabas' music director, Bach@415 features an array of choral works and organ music from the sacred Baroque period in the church's contemporary sanctuary located at 954 Lake Ave. Since 1991, Roush has introduced ...

'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music - Greenwich Sentinel

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:38

Greenwich Sentinel

'Bach@415 Concert' to Feature Baroque Music
Greenwich Sentinel
Since 1991, Roush has introduced many Greenwichites and those beyond, to a myriad of rarely heard and well-known Bach cantatas as part of the popular Bach@415 Concert Series. The Pentecost Vespers Concert opens with J.S. Bach's Cantata No.

Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society - Chron.com

Baroque music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:04

Chron.com

Ars Lyrica Houston celebrates female contributions to society
Chron.com
The program, which will feature leading baroque violinist Cynthia Roberts as guest concertmaster, will also include a violin concerto by Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges — who was another one of Antoinette's former music teachers — and ...

The Bay Area's summer is aswarm with classical music festivals - The Mercury News

Classical music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:00

The Mercury News

The Bay Area's summer is aswarm with classical music festivals
The Mercury News
For classical music lovers, summer starts when the festivals do. From chamber works to operatic masterpieces, Baroque treasures to new music, there's a wealth of performances in a range of indoor-outdoor venues coming our way between now and fall.

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How the Choreography of Jerome Robbins Shaped Ballet and Broadway - Playbill.com

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:11

Playbill.com

How the Choreography of Jerome Robbins Shaped Ballet and Broadway
Playbill.com
Even in ballets with large casts and music by diverse composers, such as The Goldberg Variations (J.S. Bach), Glass Pieces (Philip Glass), and The Four Seasons (Giuseppe Verdi), he found ways to make formal patterning suggest a society following its rules.

Monday Musicale announces youth competition winners - The Herald Argus

JS Bach - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:11

The Herald Argus

Monday Musicale announces youth competition winners
The Herald Argus
In the Senior Division (grades 9 to 12), Christian Ferrara of La Porte took top honors. The Monday Musicale Award is presented annually to a graduating high school senior. For her flute solo, Christian chose two movements from J.S. Bach's Sonata in E ...

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Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta - Classical-Music.com (blog)

Classical music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 05:10

Classical-Music.com (blog)

Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta
Classical-Music.com (blog)
Sergey Smbatyan rubs his eyes. He's tired, he admits, but is having the time of his life. The conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra (ASSO) has been on stage with his ensemble nearly every day over the past three weeks, as part of the Malta ...

It's all about contact - The Jerusalem Post

Baroque music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:12

The Jerusalem Post

It's all about contact
The Jerusalem Post
'There was this wonderful pianist, Irina, at the Opera Studio, who once interrupted the lesson, turned to me and asked if I knew what the most important thing in our life was. 'Contact', she said. It's all about contact,'” recounts acclaimed soprano ...

Classical Music Highlight: Haydn's Oxford Degree - WSHU

Classical music - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 01:13

WSHU

Classical Music Highlight: Haydn's Oxford Degree
WSHU
Late in his life, Haydn was regarded as such an outstanding musical figure he was awarded an honorary degree from Oxford University. Today we'll enjoy the symphony that was premiered on that occasion. Tags: classical music highlights.

Simone Dinnerstein joins NCCO for Bach and Glass - SFGate

Baroque music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:55

SFGate

Simone Dinnerstein joins NCCO for Bach and Glass
SFGate
The combination of minimalism and Baroque music is one of those juxtapositions that can seem superficially surprising but actually make a lot of sense. The motoric rhythms, the harmonic language, the sometimes blocky formal plan — these are musical ...

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Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty' - Mail Tribune

Baroque music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:25

Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty'
Mail Tribune
Directed by Paul French, SORS music director and SOU's director of choral and vocal studies, the 70-voice choir of professional singers and music educators will be accompanied by a 25-piece orchestra of baroque instruments played by some of the finest ...

Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty' - Mail Tribune

JS Bach - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:25

Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Repertory Singers present 'Baroque Majesty'
Mail Tribune
The program of selected works is from some of the Baroque period's most influential composers: Claudio Monteverdi, G.F. Handel and J.S. Bach. Along with Handel's well loved Coronation Anthems “The King Shall Rejoice” and “Zadok the Priest,” the concert ...

Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival - The Jerusalem Post

Baroque music - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:43

The Jerusalem Post

Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival
The Jerusalem Post
Marbach confides that she enjoys singing “whatever is written well,” but keeps a special place in her heart for Baroque music and lieder – art songs. “Baroque vocal fireworks are vocally challenging for a performer, yet their finesse is very attractive ...

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Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival - The Jerusalem Post

JS Bach - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:43

The Jerusalem Post

Soprano Dana Marbach to make contact at Abu Gosh Festival
The Jerusalem Post
... on the outskirts of Jerusalem, include Chichester Psalms by Bernstein and fragments from West Side Story, performed to celebrate his 100th birthday; music by Mendelssohn as well as spirituals; arias by J.S. Bach as well as famous Bachiana ...

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