Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin plays at the Prague Festival which is wonderfully attended by a large audience ...
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. ...
"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. ...
(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. ...
"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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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.
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. ...
(DE) TYXart CD Release:"Accademia dell'Arcadia - Roma 1710" (Baroque Masterpieces of a Secret Society)
Sabrina Frey, Recorder & Direction - Fiorenza de Donatis, Violin - Andrea Rognoni, Violin - Marco Frezzato, Cello - Philippe Grisvard, Harpsichord & Organ - Vincent Flückiger, Theorbo & Baroque Guitar - Bret Simner, Double Bass - Naoki Kitaya, Organ
Works by Corelli, Scarlatti, Marcello, Sieber, Bononcini* and Valentini* (* Premiere Rec.)
The composers and literati of the Accademia dell’Arcadia established in Rome in 1690 worked in secret — the pope had prohibited secular baroque music by decree. On this CD, recorder player Sabrina Frey — together with top-ranking artists — presents a few musical jewels of the secret society. The manuscripts are scattered throughout all of Europe today. ...
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