News » Early Music Concerts 2010-2011

(CA) TACTUS Ensemble at Stratford Summer Music (Stratford, Ontario Canada)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 12, 2011
“We are excited to rejoin Andrew Gant, music director and organist of the Chapel Royal, London, for three lecture recitals. This will serve as a ‘sequel’ to our 2009 collaboration in which music written for the Chapel Royal was featured. Further investigations of English church music will be explored, sung and played. Andrew Gant, as personal church musician to the Royal Family, is uniquely suited to present insight and humour to these singular events.“

(FR) Concert: "Musiques pour les comédies de Molière de Marc-Antoine Charpentier" (La Simphonie du Marais et Hugo Reyne) (2011 August 9-10)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 20, 2011
“In closing the Chabotterie Music Festival, La Simphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne present a new program dedicated to the“Music for the comedies of Molière by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
  

(UK) Handel House Museum June / July 2011 Events

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
Included is the list of concert events for the busy months of June and July 2011 at Handel House.
  

(US) Four Nations 25th Anniversary Concert June 15th - Return to Friends Meeting House

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
Join the Four Nations Ensemble for a 25th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, June 15th at 730-Friend's Meeting House


Don't miss a joyful, romantic, nostalgic and celebratory performance at the historic Friend's Meeting House on 15th street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.


(NY) New Music for the Band (2011 June 05)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011
“Harpsichord Unlimited presents New Music for the Band, the 14th annual new music concert by the QCB. This year's group of composers includes new creations by both old friends (Robert Baksa, Stephen Kemp, Elodie Lauten and David MacDonald) and new (Michael Cohen and Eugene McBride).
  

(US) The Mission Project (WAVE Concert) (2011 June 5)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

WAVE’s next benefit project will be a series of concerts in California missions to raise money for continued restoration of these buildings, which are an important part of California’s history.
  


(US) Myths & Allegories (Les Délices Concerts) (2011 May 14-15)

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
We're thrilled to present guest soprano Clara Rottsolk this weekend in Myths & Allegories, a fabulous new program of instrumental and vocal chamber music inspired by Homer's Odyssey.
 

(CA) Italianissimo! with Stefano Montanari Guest Conductor (Tafelmusik season finale) (2011 May 11-15)

Contributed by Admin on May 08, 2011
Stefano Montanari returns to Tafelmusik as guest conductor in a programme of exuberant symphonies and overtures by Italian classical composers. Un finale fantastico!
 

(US) All The Queen's Men (Tudor Choir Concert) (2011 May 14)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
The choir for the recent Royal Wedding included the choir of Westminster Abbey as well as the Queen's Chapel Royal, an institution dating back centuries that has produced some of England's greatest composers and music. On May 14, the Tudor presents ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN, a narrated performance of music composed for the Chapel Royal during the reigns of legendary 16th-century monarchs Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I.
 

(NL) Pergolesi: The Zenith (Holland Baroque Society Concert) (2011 May 13-22)

Contributed by Admin on May 02, 2011
Pergolesi's Stabat Mater is like the snowdrop: a tender flower, poking, fragile, above the snow, well ahead of spring.
 

(US) "Siren Song: Sephardic Songs of Fantasy and Love:" (Texas Early Music Project (TEMP) concert) (2011 May 7)

Contributed by Admin on May 01, 2011

This sensual and exotic music illuminates the lives of Sephardic Jews after their expulsion from Spain.
 


(UK) The Dream of Gerontius -- Elgar (Musick Fyne and Coronach Concert) (2011 May 14)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 30, 2011
Musick Fyne will be taking the role of the semi-chorus in the Inverness Choral Society's performance of Elgar's epic masterpiece


(NO) Andreas Scholl (2011 May 30) (Bergen International Festival Concert)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 29, 2011
Andreas Scholl had six thousand people on the edge of their seats when he sang Handel arias in the BBC Proms some years ago. The German counter-tenor has released several critically acclaimed recordings. His repertoire spans from opera and baroque music to folk tunes.


(US) Bach's Magnificat & Lotti's Mass for Three Choirs (American Bach Soloists Concert) (2011 May 6-9)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 29, 2011
The 2010-2011 Season Finale will bring to the West Coast the premiere of a work that was discovered just a decade ago: the Mass for Three Choirs by the Venetian master Antonio Lotti.


(FR) Héroïnes en musique (La Simphonie du Marais concert) (2011 May 13)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 28, 2011

Héroïnes en musique
Lully, Charpentier, Purcell, Haendel

Opening concert to the Le Printemps des Arts Festival.


(CA) Sur La Marée Haute (Constantinople Concert) (2011 May 5)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 25, 2011
At High Tide marks a return to the world of Quebec legends and folksongs through explorations of the Saint Lawrence River.
 

(AT) "Dances for Fun and Amusement" (Workshop) (Tantz-Art – Ensemble for Historical Dance) (2011 May 20-21)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
Contre danses écossaises and françaises, quadrilles, cotillion, which were danced at court. Workshop for beginners and advanced!


(FR) Les Oiseaux : Couperin, Haendel, Vivaldi (La Symphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne Concert) (2011 April 29-30)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
Birdsong has inspired many composers, and the flute was chosen as the perfect tool to illustrate this theme in music.The imitation of the nightingale, the cuckoo, goldfinch's gave birth to beautiful sonatas, concertos, cantatas and arias from operas.


(US) Flanders Recorder Quartet (Early Music Now concert) (2011 April 30)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
The Six Wives of Henry VIII

This acclaimed quartet is joined by soprano Cecile Kempernaers in a musical portrait of the renowned flamboyant English king and his six wives.


(US) Michel Blavet and Friends -- Gems of the French Baroque (Bacchanalia Baroque Ensemble Concert) (2011 April 28)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Bacchanalia presents music of the French Baroque for one and two flutes with violin and basso continuo.


(US) Clarion Society Performs Handel’s Judas Maccabeus (2011 May 17)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2011
On May 17th, bringing the fourth annual Clarion Collegium Week to a dramatic conclusion, the Clarion Orchestra and Clarion Choir under the direction of Steven Fox will perform George Frideric Handel’s monumental oratorio Judas Maccabeus, at Park Avenue Christian Church, Park Avenue at 85th Street, at 8:00pm.


(FR) "Famille Bach" et "Méditerranée sacrée" (LE Choeur de Chambre Les Éléments) -- Concerts (2011 April 21 and 22)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2011

La famille BACH, Les Motets
Le Choeur de Chambre Les Éléments and Ensemble Jacques Moderne – Joel Suhubiette, conductor
Culmination of the double chorus repertoire from the Baroque period, the Motets of JS Bach is a work of confounding richness, virtuosity and beauty .
Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 21h, Odyssud, Blagnac
http://www.les-elements.fr


(FR) "Miserere a dùo" and "El Diablo mudo - Escena del auto sacramental" José de Nebra (1751) -- Les Passions (2011 May 22)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2011

Spanish Baroque Music: José de Nebra (1672-1748 )
Eglise Saint-Aubin de Toulouse

Specializing in the restoration and the rediscovery of the major works of the Spanish Eighteenth century, Los Musicos de su Alteza present this enigmatic work which the composition date is unknown.


(FR) Les Passions Orchestre Baroque April 2011 Newsletter

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2011
Les Passions Newsletter of upcoming April 2011 concerts.


(US) Steve Ross, Ann Monoyios and the Four Nations Ensemble ~ Brushe up Thy Shakespeare (2011 April 20-21)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2011
Steve Ross, the incomparable, joins the exquisite Baroque diva Ann Monoyios and the Four Nations Ensemble for an hour long dialogue of love and obsession from the 17th through the 21st century.

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