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(UK) 2011 Summer Festival of Music Operas at the University of Birmingham (2011 June 17-19)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 12, 2011

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and John Blow’s Venus and Adonis

“The highlight of the festival is the Summer Festival Opera, a double bill of two Baroque masterpieces, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and John Blow’s Venus and Adonis on 17 / 18 / 19 June in The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. With a twist to the production, these operas are set at the outbreak and close of the Second World War. Please see the opera press release attached for more details.
  


(FR) Festival Embar(o)quement (2011 May 7-29) -- Photo Albums

Contributed by Admin on Jun 09, 2011
Just in case you missed it and you wished you had been able to attend, the Festival Embar(o)quement has put together an online photo album for all to view.
  

(CA) NewBEMF - New Brunswick Early Music Festival 2011 Concert Schedule (2011 June 6-25)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011

NewBEMF is a unique musical experience, held annually in the stunning seaside resort of St. Andrews, NB, just 60 minutes over the US border from coastal Maine.

NewBEMF, hosted by the St. Andrews Arts Council is also unique in its focus on combining college-level academic classes for credit through Millikin University (Decatur, IL) with pre-professional performing opportunities and significant community involvement.

List of upcoming concert from the New Brunswick Early Music Festival 2011:
  


(US) New Bach Festival: Exciting Early Music -- American Bach Soloists (Preview By Marianne Lipanovich) (2011 July 15-23)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
“Never let it be said that early music is stuck in the past, whether it’s performing newly discovered old works or exploring new ways to present old favorites.
  

(CA) Festival Chants de Vielles (2011 Sept. 9-11)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2011
Festival Chants de Vielles  takes place amidst the autumn glory on September 9-10-11, 2011, in the lovely, country setting of Calixa-Lavallée, a quaint and historic Québec village. Every year, Chants de Vielles brings in a fresh and delicious musical harvest by providing a place for sharing and learning on a human scale.
  

(US) Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) -- NEW! Behind-the-Scenes Video of Niobe (BEMF 2011 June 12-19)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2011
“Take a sneak peak at dazzling performances by Amanda Forsythe and Philippe Jaroussky -- the stars of the Boston Early Music Festival’s upcoming North American premiere of Agostino Steffani's 1688 operatic masterpiece Niobe, Regina di Tebe in this new preview by BEMF videographer Kathy Wittman. 

(US) Organ Historical Society National 2011 Convention (2011 June 27- July 2) (Washington DC, US)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011
I want to invite you to join us in Washington, DC from Monday June 27 through Saturday, July 2, 2011 for an exciting OHS Convention.
 

(UK) Language Music for Life Summer Workshop/Courses

Contributed by Admin on May 31, 2011

“Language and Music for Life was born in Spring 1997 and is committed to providing training in both music and foreign languages to students of all ages, with a lower age limit of 10 years old  for the main Summer course, from 3 to 10 years old for the Peter Pan Course and no upper age limit.
  


(CA) Montreal Recorder Festival 2011 (2011 September 15-18)

Contributed by Admin on May 31, 2011
“Our 10th anniversary – something to celebrate with great fanfare.
Ten years of following all the musical currents surrounding the recorder.
  

(CA) Fredericton Baroque Music Festival (2011 June 3-5)

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2011
It's almost time for the Fredericton Baroque Music Festival! In just a few days, Christ Church Cathedral will host three concerts of baroque music performed by local and international performers!
  

(US) 10th Annual Prescott Summer Recorder Workshop (2011 Aug. 12-14)

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2011

The Desert Pipes (Phoenix) and the Central Highlands (Prescott) ARS chapters invite our recorder friends near and far to join us for our annual summer workshop in the cool pines of Prescott, AZ.
  


(CA) New Brunswick Early Music Festival (NewBEMF) 2011 (2011 June 5-25)

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2011
NewBEMF is a unique musical experience, held annually in the stunning seaside resort of St. Andrews, NB, just 60 minutes over the US border from coastal Maine.
  

(BR) III Semana de Música Antiga da UFMG: do mysterium eloquente (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) (2011 September 2-11)

Contributed by Admin on May 29, 2011

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) Early Music Week III: On the Eloquent Mysterium

The School of Music, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and the Association Pro-Culture and Promotion of the Arts (APPA) will hold the “III Semana de Música Antiga da UFMG: do mysterium eloquente” workshop from 2 to 11 September 2011.
  


(FR) 25ème Festival de musique ancienne et baroque de l’Abbaye de Saint-Michel en Thiérache (2011 June 5-July 3)

Contributed by Admin on May 28, 2011

Home to the famous Jean de Boizard organ (1714) the Saint-Michel abbey has welcomed for the last several years, the most sought after artists of ancient music.
  


(ES) 12th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music (2011 October 7-9)

Contributed by Admin on May 28, 2011
WOMEN IN MUSIC: SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA
Almería, Andalousia 7th - 9th October
Instruments: harpsichord, clavichord, piano (solo, chamber and ensemble)
  

(US) Performing Bach in Baroque Style: For Players of Modern Instruments (2011 June 26-July 2)

Contributed by Admin on May 27, 2011

An intensive week-long workshop in the principles of baroque style and performance practices and how they can be adapted to modern instruments.  (Singers are also welcome to apply.)
  


(US) Caecilia-Concert Summer Academy (2011 August 22-27)

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011
The Caecilia-Concert is pleased to announce the dates for our Summer Academy, to be held from 22-27 August 2011 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The course will run in collaboration with the Utrecht Festival for Early Music, Utrecht Music Conservatoire and the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague.
  

(US) Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College (NY, US) (2011 June 19-25)

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011

Baroque Opera Workshop
for Singers, String Players, and Continuo Players

The Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College will offer a one-week, intensive training program in Baroque opera. 
  


(US) Whitewater Early Music Festival (2011 June 3-5) (Reminder)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
Reminder from the Whitewater Early Music Festival, there is still time to register for Early Music Weekend at Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA.
 

(US) Recorder Workshop in Baltimore, Saturday, June 4 with Joan Kimball

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

Society for Early Music late-spring workshop: Players of recorders, viols, sackbuts, shawms, crumhorns, cornetti, etc.
are welcome.

Saturday, June 4, 2011, 9:00 - 4:00
Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286


Artistic co-director and founding member of the Renaissance band Piffaro, Joan gave her full time to early music performance in 1980 after years as an early childhood educator.
  


(UK) 1st International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music (ICHKM): sources, Contexts and Performance (Edinburgh, UK) (2011 July 1-3)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
This conference is intended as an international meeting of scholars and performers working in the field of keyboard studies, the first of its kind to be held in the United Kingdom.
 

(IT) Eighteenth Annual Conference of SIDM (Genoa, IT) (Call for Papers, Deadline: 2011 June 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
Genova, Conservatorio di Musica “Niccolò Paganini”
21-23 October 2011


Call For Papers

The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Italian Musicological Society will take place in Genova in collaboration with the Conservatorio di Musica “Niccolò Paganini” from 21 to 23 Oc­tober 2011. On October, 22 all members will gather for their annual meeting. Scholars from all over the world are invited to submit their paper proposals. Every topic in the field of
musicological studies is accepted.


(UK) North West Early Music Forum Summer School of Renaissance Music (2011 July 23-29)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

Trafford Hall, Wimbolds Trafford Chester

This is our new home for Summer school this year. The venue is a grade 2 listed building near to Chester. The residential facilities are comfortable and we have plenty of easily accessible playing space for our regular singing, viol and recorder consorts. 
  


(UK) Migrating from Descant to Treble Recorder Course at Benslow (2011 June 24-26)

Contributed by VickyCarlton on May 21, 2011

Tutored by: Rae Strong

Most people learn to play recorders pitched in C - usually the descant - but other members of the family, the treble, bass and tiny sopranino recorder, are pitched in F. Rae Strong’s accessible course will help you make the transition and have fun while you’re doing it. It will cover everything from basic note learning to ensemble playing, so that you’ll emerge from your stay at Benslow an altogether more versatile player. 


(UK) Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition 2011 (2011 November 11-13)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

The 2011 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition 
11th -13th November 2011

We are pleased to announce the dates for this year's Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition, which celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Old Royal Naval College!
 

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