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(UK) Beverley Early Music Festival

Contributed by admin on May 21, 2015

Location: Beverley, UK

"Our starting point Is 1215 with the sealing of the Magna Carta - an extraordinary event commemorated by Belinda Sykes' ensemble Joglaresa in a programme entitled Robbers, Rebels and Royals; our finishing point is within the cauldron of political conflict in 18th century France as celebrated by harpsichordist Carole Cerasi alongside snapshots of music across the centuries including glimpses into the present day.  ...


(UK) The Independent Article: A New Picture of Shakespeare? (by Nick Clark, 19 May 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 21, 2015

"Grandly presented to the world as the first known image of William Shakespeare to have been produced while he was alive, a 400-year-old drawing said to depict the Bard in his prime and with “film star good looks” has taken dubious scholars by surprise – not least because of its source. ...


(DE) Tage Alter Musik Regensburg (22-25 May 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 21, 2015

(From a recent newsletter from Tage Alter Musik Regensburg)

This year's early music festival at in Regensburg (DE) highlights many early music ensembles that make it worthwhile a trip to put on for this upcoming May dates. ...


(UK) The Guardian Article: Alice Coote: My life as a man (13 May 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 20, 2015

"Ahead of her solo Brighton festival appearance showcasing Handel’s gender-bending operatic writing, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote reflects on the complexities of a creative life playing ‘breeches’ roles. ...


(CA) Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (23 Jul - 6 Aug 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 20, 2015

The Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival brings together top Canadian and international artists, in all stages of their careers, to present concerts that draw local, national and international audiences. 450 artists, 100 events over the course of 15 days. Although not exclusively early music events, you will find the following groups performing at the festival  ...


(ES) XVIII Festival de Música Antigua de Gijón/Xixón (5-12 July 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 20, 2015

After a successful festival in 2015, once again the" XVIII Festival de Música Antigua de Gijón/Xixón" is set for the month of July 2015. In addition to the festival, selected candidates competing in the concurrent "IV Concurso Internacional de Musica Antigua"  have been chosen and will move to the final phase of the competition.  ...


(IT) Edizione Antonino Reggio

Contributed by antonino1725 on May 20, 2015

Works of previously unknown Eighteenth Century Sicilian composer now being published.

Edizione Antonino Reggio (EAR) is the publishing arm of Fondazione Antonino Reggio, a non-profit organisation set up to research the life and works of the Eighteenth Century Sicilian Prelate, harpsichordist, violoncellist and composer, Monsignor Antonino Reggio.

EAR has begun to publish modern editions of Reggio's works as well as a thematic catalogue and a short monograph. 


(FR) Les Traversées Baroques Summer Academy: "Vêpres à la Vierge – Monteverdi" (6-12 July 2015)

Contributed by admin on May 19, 2015

This academy will be held from July 6 to 12 in Sarrebourg (Lorraine) as part of the Rencontres Musicales de Saint-Ulrich. Open to participants 15 to 35 years or age, the Academy is a musical experience for young musicians in training or professional pathway. The number of entries is limited so as to respect the partition nomenclature.  ...

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