If you are interested in early dance, you may be interested in visiting the "Early Dance" website where there is a current list of dance workshops, lessons, and events. The website has just gone through a website update where there is use of maps with location pins; the site also now lists dance events in a more visual format.
From a recent Harmonia Sacra newsletter of 10 Oct 2014
A reminder of 2 concerts this weekend ~ "When Loves soft passion ..." on 11 Oct 2014 and "Voix sacrées & Sacrées voix!" 12 Oct 2014. "Harmonia Sacra awaits this Saturday at the first of the season's "Avant-Scène baroque" at the Phoenix. We hope to see you there!" ...
(US) New Comma Baroque News Release: " 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making at the court of Frederick the Great"
October 8, 2014 - This fall, New Comma Baroque presents 2 special programs celebrating 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making
at the court of Frederick the Great:
- Oct. 30, 2014 - Johann Gottlieb Graun's Concerto for Violin, Viol & Orchestra in c-minor
- Nov. 1 & 16, 2014 - In the Court of the Prussian King - Virtuosity at the Court of Frederick the Great
From a recent appeal from the Lark Camp organizers. Please be generous to the camp with your donations. (Editor)
"Lark Camp needs more 100 more commitments in order to happen in 2015 by Monday October 13
Coming up in less than one week.
HELP US DECIDE IF WE CAN OFFER LARK CAMP 2015. We personally foot the bill for the camp, and the expenses in 2015 are going to increase radically.
Reserved dates July 31-August 8, 2015
WE NEED YOUR COMMITMENT by October 13
(US) The New York Times article: "More Paris Institutions Turn to Crowd-Funding" By Doreen Carvajal (07 Oct 2014)
A sign of the times that is certainly being applied to many early music organizations. You may find this article an interesting read. (Marc Paré, Editor)
"PARIS — The Louvre kicked off its latest crowd-funding campaign on Tuesday with an appeal for a million euros to help fund ...
(US) Opera Today: "Operalia, the World Opera Competition, Showcases 2014 Winners" Review by Maria Nockin (02 Sept. 2014)
From a recent OperaToday news item.
"On August 30, Los Angeles Opera presented the finals concert of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, the world opera competition. Founded in 1993, the contest endeavors to discover and help launch the careers of the most promising young opera singers of today. Thousands of applicants send in recordings from which forty singers are chosen to perform live in the city where the contest is being held. Last year it was Verona, Italy, this year Los Angeles, next year London. ...
(CA) Call for Papers and Performances | HKSNA 2015 at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Deadline 30 Sep 2014)
2015 Conference of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA)
Conference Date: May 21-24, 2015, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Proposal submission deadline for 2015 meeting: September 30, 2014 ...
From a recent Consort de Danse Baroque newsletter
"We were a bit late putting next term's dates online, which means that we're having to send this notification from our summer school, without the normal individually customised date lists. To view the dates of classes in London, Cardiff, Bath, Gloucester and Exeter, ...
From a recent Nancy Carlin Associates newsletter, and, from the Lute Society of America Inc., the following news item ...
"As you may know, our friend, the lute teacher Pat O'Brien (1947-2014) passed away a few weeks ago. Pat's family has asked the New York Continuo Collective to arrange a memorial and music to celebrate his life and teaching. It will take place at 1:00 PM on September 13, 2014 in New York City at St. Luke Lutheran Church. The church is located at 308 West 46th Street (the South side of 46th street, just West of 8th Avenue). All are welcome.
(UK) The Telegraph Article: "Why watching classical music through Google Glass is a waste of time" (By Ivan Hewett 13 Aug 2014)
From a recent article in The Telegraph, a news article extolling the virtues (or not) of the use of Google Glass technology in music performances. While perhaps not be best of medium to view and hear a performance, but, as one commentator suggests, a way by which to augment the performance with such options as extra performance notes or even translations of libretto, etc. You be the judge ...
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