News » Early Music Concerts 2011-2012

(UK) The Dolmetsch Historical Dance Summer School 2012: Regency Dance (8 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 01, 2012

Location: University of Chichester, College Lane, Bishop Otter Campus, PO19 6PE Chichester, UK
Time: 8-10:30pm

“You are cordially invited to attend our Regency Dance in the grand Chichester Assembly Rooms. Come and enjoy dancing to live music. Costume most welcome. All dances called.”
    


(UK) Wigmore Hall Concert: Sergei Istomin cello; Viviana Sofronitsky fortepiano (22 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 15, 2012

Location: Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP

Russian cellist Sergei Istomin is highly regarded as one of our leading period specialist cellists. His recordings of Bach to Haydn and Mendelssohn to Chopin are all critically acclaimed. For his Wigmore Hall recital debut, he presents a programme of the highlights from his Mendelssohn and Chopin experiences. He is accompanied here on Graf and Pleyel fortepianos by Viviana Sofronitsky, who is making a welcome return to London after her own debut in 2011.” Fortepianos by Paul McNulty after Graf 1819, Pleyel 1830


(UK) Wigmore Series Concert: Les Talens Lyriques (5 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2012
Christophe Rousset was already well-established as a harpsichordist when, in 1991, he created Les Talens Lyriques – the Parisian period ensemble that specialises in unearthing treasures of the French Baroque but carries its combination of brilliance, vigour and scholarship into other territories. …
   

(UK) Cambridge Early Music Concert: "Bach's Library"

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012

 (From the latest Cambridge Early Music newsletter)

Cambridge Early Music's next concert … on Wednesday 27th June, at 8.00pm in St John's College Chapel.  I urge you to come and hear The Bach Players, whose captivating playing inspires reviews such as this:  "Intimate, infused with joy and overflowing with genuine affection, this is music-making which combines enthusiasm and craftsmanship to create something both rare and precious." - International Record Review …
    


(FR) Jean Cassignol (alto recorder / flute a bec alto) - Paganini Caprices 9 and 24 (live)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012

(From the latest Jean Cassignol newsletter)

“The first live videos of Paganini's complete Caprices whose transcription for the recorder or transverse flute will soon be available at Soldano's are purely documentary: they will be replaced by a better version as soon as possible.”


(CL) La Folía Concert: "Music of the Time of the Galleons" (30 jun, 3-4 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 23, 2012

Iberian Music of the Old and New World, From the Discovery to the Independence of the Americas

Locations:
Aula Magna de la Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. Valparaíso (Chile) (30 jun 2012)
Teatro Municipal de Las Condes. Santiago de Chile (3 jul 2012)
Teatro de la Universidad de Chile – Centro de Extensión Artística y Cultural (4 jul 2012)

Celia Alcedo, soprano
Pedro Bonet, recorder y conductor
Belén González Castaño, recorder
Jordi Comellas, viola de gamba
Ramiro Morales, baroque guitar

Works of Cancionero de Palacio, Anónimo, Falconiero, Hidalgo, Murcia Torrejón de Velasco, Martínez Compañón, Salas, Salazar, Locatelli, Ceruti


(UK) The Renaissance Singers Concert: Saints & Sinners (30 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 23, 2012

(From the latest Renaissance Singers newsletter)

Location: St George's Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2HR, UK

“Please join us at the stunning Hawksmoor church, St George's Bloomsbury, for our final concert of the season - Saints and Sinners. The Catholic Church has always celebrated exceptionally holy figures and encouraged the faithful to turn to saints for aid. We present the finest Renaissance music written in honour of these intercessors and advocates. From the exuberance of Palestrina’s Tu es Petrus to reflective hymns for St Francis, from the serenity of Taverner's O Wilhelme pastor bone to rumbustious hymns for Thomas Becket, we evoke a host of saints in music. …
   


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Fundaraiser (23 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 21, 2012

Location:  Misty Mountain Coffee, 33 Queen St. S, Kitchener ON, CA

Misty Mountain Coffee & Nota Bene Baroque
Present “Bach's Coffee House“ A Musical Event inspired by 18th C. Leipzig
Sunday June 23, 2012
7 A.M. till 5 P.M.

Live Baroque music played on period instruments, an instrument petting zoo, and door prizes.
No reservations or admissions cost (Come as you are and drop in when you wish.) 

For more information of these two groups visit:
Nota Bene Baroque - NBB Facebook
Misty Mountain Coffee - Misty Mountain Coffee Facebook




(US) Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) Concert POSTPONED: "Freedom's Ransom" (21 JUN 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2012

(From a recent GEMS email …)

P O S T P O N E D

“Due to the unexpected hospitalization early this morning of one of the artists,
we must postpone tomorrow night's concert. 
It will be re-scheduled for the fall.

Details will be announced in the "Notes on the Scene" newsletter
and on the GEMS website.

Thank you for your support and understanding.”


(UK) The Bach Players Concert Tour: "Bach’s Library" with Marion Moonen (flute) (27-30 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2012

Locations:
Cambridge Early Music: St John’s College Chapel, Cambridge (27 June, 2012)
St John’s Downshire Hill, London NW3 (28 June, 2012)
The Octagon Chapel, Norwich (29 June, 2012)
Music in Lyddington: St Andrew’s, Lyddington (30 June, 2012)

The Bach Players present a selection of pieces that J.S. Bach had in his library and which provide a context for his celebrated Orchestral Suite in B minor. The flute was the fashionable instrument of the mid-eighteenth century and will take a prominent role in our programme.
    


(US) Cantus and The Rose Ensemble Concert (15 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012

Location: St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis

“In conjunction with Chorus America’s 35th Annual Conference, Cantus and The Rose Ensemble will be taking the stage together for the first time on June 15. Lasting approximately one hour, this joint performance will feature highlights from Cantus’ On the Shoulders of Giants and That Eternal Day programs and The Rose Ensemble’s critically acclaimed Land of Three Faiths program.
     


(UK) The Sixteen: June and the Jubilee

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2012

(From the latest The Sixteen newsletter)

“ Wishing you all a wonderful Jubilee weekend! Harry and The Sixteen press on with The Choral Pilgrimage 2012 in Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on Tuesday (5 June), followed by five performances as part of the Spitalfields Music Summer Festival - read on for more information and dates.

If you're looking for a last-minute addition to your Jubilee weekend music collection or playlist our record label CORO have something which might just hit the spot...


(FR) Jean Cassignol (Recorder) & Michel Démarez (Guitar) Concert (8 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 31, 2012

Location: Saint-Martin Church, Survilliers, Val-d'Oise, FR 

Benefit concert for the parish church (free will donation). Jean Cassignol, recorder & Michel Démarez, guitar.

Vivaldi, Caccini, Haendel, Mozart, Chopin, Linnemann, Bevilacqua, Chostakovitch, Donizetti, Albeniz, Padowetz, Tarrega, Paganini, Gossec, Ruiz-Pipo
    


(US) Mark Morris Dance Group is in China! (1-2 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 31, 2012
MMDG [Mark Morris Dance Group] will perform at the 23rd Macau Arts Festival (Macau, SAR)  June 1-2, presenting Eleven and Double from Mozart Dances, and Grand Duo.
    

(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices Concert: (9 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 29, 2012

Location: St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley CA, US

“Concert from the Court of Kangxi - featuring Charles d'Ambleville's (C1599-1637) "Mass of the Beijing Jesuits" performed alternatim with traditional Chinese instruments and music

San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Todd Jolly, Music Director) returns to the Berkeley Festival & Exhibition of Early Music with this exciting performance, Concert from the Court of Kangxi, as part of this year's Festival's theme of cross-cultural influences in Early Music. This concert includes the debut of our Dance Early & Ancient troupe and guest artists Adam Cockerham, theorbo and Esther Lam, harpsichord. Featured is Charles D'Ambleville's (c1599-1637) Mass of the Beijing Jesuits performed alternatim using traditional Chinese music and instruments including xiao, ehru, ruan and yangqin and a special surprise to start the concert!
    


(US) Music of the Baroque Fundraiser: "A Musical Feast" (1 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2012

Location: The Fairmont Chicago, 200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago IL, US

"A Musical Feast" Gala Benefit and Raffle offers a dazzling menu of unique items

Did you know . . .
that Music of the Baroque's season continues after our concerts end? On June 1, we're hosting "A Musical Feast" at the Fairmont Chicago, an elegant black-tie affair that provides significant support for our programming and educational outreach activities.  …
    


(IT) Egida Sartori and Laura Alvini Early Music Seminars Concert: "Child soloists in Paris.1680-1720. Charpentier, Nivers, Clérambault, Campra" (28 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2012

Location:  Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggior, IT

On Monday 28 May, at 17.00, the final concert of the 2012 edition of the Egida Sartori and Laura Alvini Early Music Seminars will be held on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The participants will be directed by da Davitt Moroney. Free Entrance.
     


(FR) France Musique: "Le concert de l'après-midi - Rencontres de Musiques Anciennes: Jean Gilles, Te Deum and Mass in D" (23 may, 26 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2012
At your listening posts: Wednesday, May 23 at 14:00h, Les Passions, Les Éléments, Anne Magoüet, Vincent Lièvre-Picard, Jean-François Novelli, Alain Buet, led by Jean-Marc Andrieu, interpret Jean Gilles  in the afternoon concert of France Musique presented by Anne-Charlotte Rémond. Concert to listen again on August 26 at the Festival de la Chaise-Dieu.” (Translated Editor)
    

(CA) The Toronto Consort Fundraising Event (23 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2012

Raise a Glass!

Location: Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. (King & Parliament Sts), Toronto ON, CA

“In honour of Enoch Turner, one of Toronto’s first brewmasters, join the Toronto Consort for its Annual Fundraising Event at the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse with special early music in praise of food and drink (and of course the food and drink itself). Enjoy an evening of entertainment, including musical selections performed by The Toronto Consort, a complimentary wine bar, delectable appetizers, and a wine tasting courtesy of MCO Wines—interesting Wines & Spirits  …
    


(FR) Festival Embar(o)quement immédiat! (11 may-3 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2012

A reminder from the“Festival Embar(o)quement immédiat!” of its 2nd weekend of festivities.

“”Nuit (baroque) du musée”, Concerts, Invitation to dance, musical voyage musical to Germany, conference on music and painting ...“  The festival goes on for another 2 weeks. If you are in the area, make sure to drop by for an event or two or … more!
    


(US) Viola da Gamba Virtuoso Lisa Terry and Baroque Cellist Angela Yeung in Concert (22 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2012

Location: Saint Peter’s Church in CitiCorp Center, East 54th Street and Lexington Ave (619 Lexington Ave.), NYC NY, US

Viola da Gamba Virtuoso Lisa Terry and Baroque Cellist Angela Yeung will present “Due Bassi: Virtuosic Baroque Duets for Violoncello and Viola da Gamba“. This will be part of the Early Music at Saint Peter’s Church concert series. The program is of original duets and arrangements for two bass instruments from the 18th century, featuring works by Boismortier, Rameau, Corelli, Mondoville, Geminiani and more.

This performance is offered in memory of Elizabeth Guiher.
    


(US) Four Nations Concert: "A Paris Cabaret" (23, 24 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 19, 2012

Location: The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, NYC NY, US

“For our Cabaret concert at the Metropolitan Room with the great Steve Ross, now becoming an annual event, Rosa Lamoreaux joins the Ensemble (Krista Feeney, violin, Charles Brink, flute, Loretta O'Sullivan, cello, Daniel Swenberg, lute and Andrew Appel, harpsichord and director) to create a dialogue of just such confessions from the 17th through the 21st Century with music of Lambert, Clérambault, Satie, Brel and Americans whose love of Paris produced great songs for the American Song Book. From Versailles to the Versailles Room of 1950’s New York City, join us for a delicious evening at one of New York’s favorite Cabarets. …


(CA) Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon Dir. Concert: Beethoven Eroica (24-27 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 18, 2012

Location: Toronto Ontario, Canada

Season Finale –Bruno Weil, Guest Director

“Tafelmusik’s Toronto premiere of Beethoven’s landmark Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, “Eroica” – a heroic and monumental symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon. We pair the Beethoven with Mendelssohn’s sunny Symphony No. 4 in A Major, “Italian”.”


(FR) Compagnie Fantaisies Baroques: Grand Bal à la Française (19 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2012

Location: Orangerie du Domaine de Sceaux FR

For “Museum Night”, May 19, 2012, the Compagnie Fantaisies Baroques invites you to an exceptional evening at the Orangerie du Domaine de Sceaux. Immerse yourself in a "Grand Bal à la Française" that will take you to the Court of Henry IV in the salons of the Duchesse du Maine at Sceaux; through the gilded Versailles ...  ”


(US) Music of the Baroque Concert: "Friends—Mozart, Haydn, Dittersdorf, Vanhal Jane Glover, conductor" (20, 23 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2012

Locations:
First United Methodist Church, Evanston Illinois, US (20 may 2012)
Harris Theater, Chicago Illinois, US (23 may 2012)

“Music by four composers who played quartets together inspires a program featuring Music of the Baroque’s own principal string players as soloists. Jane Glover takes the podium for an evening of spirited music-making among good friends, as the concert season concludes with the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola.
    

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