News » Workshops/Festivals 2011

(US) Amherst Early Music Baroque Festival 2012 (8-24 Jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jan 20, 2012

& Baroque Opera Project: Der geduldige Socrates

Auditions due April 15 (information will be posted shortly, e-mail your contact information and your instrument or voice range to info-AT-amherstearlymusic.org to be notified)  One week of advanced classes and coachings in baroque music from the German-speaking lands. Masterclasses, chamber music, baroque orchestra, fully staged baroque opera.
 

(CA) BBC Radio 3: Mary Ann Kennedy "A visit to the Chants de Vielles Festival in Quebec" (Broadcase 11 Dec 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Jan 01, 2012
“Mary Ann Kennedy explores the rich folk traditions of Quebec at the annual Chants de Vielles Festival in the tiny village of Calixa La Vallée. Its main stage, set up in a barn, hosts a performance by star a cappella group Les Charbonniers d'Enfer; Les Chauffeurs a Pied play for a barn dance; and trio Serre l'Ecoute lead the audience in some rousing anti-English songs from the eighteenth century.
  

(BR) I Festival de Música Barroca de Alcântara (2-5 dec 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 28, 2011
December 2-5 2011, church squares of Alcantara, Bacabeira and San Luis, Maranhão, become the stage for music and dance of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
  

(UK) Birmingham Early Music Festival Concert: "Binchois Consort ‘A Coronation for the Virgin'" (20 nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 18, 2011
BEMF is delighted to present the Birmingham début of this award-winning Hyperion-label ensemble (Binchois Consort), and of its director, Andrew Kirkman, who takes over as Barber Professor of Music in Autumn 2012. This newly-devised programme is inspired by the beautiful Midlands alabaster sculpture in the Barber Institute, ‘The Coronation of the Virgin’. Fashioned from stone quarried in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, the sculptures functioned as the focus of religious devotion, the power of the prayers often being enhanced by being set to glorious music.
  

(US) Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (PBO) "Going For Baroque With PBO" (and Kids) (19 nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 10, 2011
“Most kids are familiar with the violin, cello and piano. But have they ever heard their instrumental predecessors, a Baroque violin, viola da gamba, or harpsichord? …
  

(FR) 1er Festival Passions Baroques à Montauban (22, 23 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 20, 2011
A new festival is born. The 1st Festival Passions Baroques à Montauban will mark its début with three concerts in late October.
  

(FR) La Bella Noeva at the festival of Maguelone (video, 10 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 14, 2011

News from Philippe Leclant, Directeur du Festival de Maguelon that you may now view the concert of June 9th, 2011, filmed during the“28e Festival de musique à Maguelone”. The concert is performed by the Accordone Ensemble led by Guido Morini et Marco Beasley.
  


(UK) Brighton Early Music Festival 2011 (21 oct-6 nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 12, 2011

Are you planning on attending the Brighton Early Music Festival?  The festival runs from the 21st October to 6th November, but before it even starts there are loads of workshops and events throughout September and October.
  


(UK) Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) (21 oct - 6 nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 30, 2011

“The theme of 'Dance' has provided us with the perfect follow on the last year's 'Ritual'. It again allow us to look into the very origins of music and its place in human culture from the dawn of civilisation. Music and dance have always been intimately bound together -- each influencing the other -- throughout human history, and dance can be the physical expression of how music makes us feel, as well as being an integral part of how we have always enjoyed ourselves.
  


(UK) Cambridge Handel Festival (1-2 Oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 26, 2011

Reminder

The Cambridge Handel Festival takes place next weekend!  Four fantastic concerts, two talks, two services, an exhibition, a festival lunch and a guided walk of Baroque Cambridge.  We very much hope to see you at one or more of these events – there may be tickets available at the door for most events, but there is still time to book online at www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

Louise Jameson
Assistant Administrator
Cambridge Early Music
Trinity College

Cambridge CB2 1TQ


(UK) 2011 Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music (13-21 May 2011) -- Reflections by Lindsay Kemp

Contributed by Admin on Sep 26, 2011

Lindsay Kemp reflects on the 2011 Festival:

The Lufthansa Festival can go by in a bit of a blur, it has to be admitted. We spend a year getting ready for those eight busy days, and by the time they come around I'm already having to think hard about what to put on next year.
  


(US) Bloomington Early Music Festival Summary (By Anna Pranger) (19 Sep 2011, Harmonia Early Music)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 21, 2011
“Sorry for my tardiness on getting this summary out! There was some great stuff at BLEMF this year, here’s a summary of all the exciting things that happened over those five days!

(FR) Musiciens de Cythère -- Baroque and Renaissance Music and Dance Courses in Montpellier

Contributed by Admin on Sep 15, 2011
“Each quarter, we offer a weekend course or Baroque music and dance revival, for anyone interested in music and dances of the Baroque era. You can participate in one or more weekend (s), each stage being independent of others.“
  

(DE) International Heinrich Schütz Festival in Hanover, Germany (2011 Sep 29-Oct 3)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 11, 2011

375 Years of Hanover as the Seat of Nobility: Music at the Courts of the Guelphs in Lower Saxony

Concerts

North German Polychoral Music
Works by Michael Praetorius, Heinrich Schütz, and Matthias Weckmann
The Hannover Boys Choir & L'Arco Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Prof. Jörg Breiding

Heinrich Schütz in the 20th Century
Works by Heinrich Schütz, Kurt Thomas, Hugo Distler, and Ernst Pepping
North German Figuralchor, Musica Alta Ripa, conducted by Prof. Jörg Straube
  


(FR) 26ième Édition Festival Baroque de Pontoise (2011 Sept. 16-Oct.23)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 06, 2011

FESTIVAL BAROQUE DE PONTOISE
7, place du Petit Martroy
95300 PONTOISE

“Push along with us the doors of this 26th edition and abandon yourselves to these beautiful promised nights.“


(UK) Cambridge Handel Festival (2011 October 1-2)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 03, 2011
CAMBRIDGE EARLY MUSIC is pleased to announce details of our Handel Festival, which takes place on the weekend of 1-2 October 2011. 
  

(US) Barclay/Seraphinoff Natural Trumpet Making Workshop (2011 August 1-5)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 22, 2011

Bloomington, IN - August 1 - 5, 2011 (Monday - Friday)

“The International Natural Trumpet Making workshop, which has been held each year since 1993, in Bloomington, Indiana, and in various European locations, will be offered again during the week of August 1 - 5, 2011 at the Workshop of Seraphnoff Historical Instruments in Bloomington, Indiana.
  


(IT) Musica Antica A Magnano (Festival, Symposium, Courses and Concerts) (2011 August 4 - September 10)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 20, 2011
“Imagine a romanesque Church, lost in the fields at the end of an unpaved road. You walk in, sit down and the lights dim, leaving you in candlelight. The music starts. This is the experience we invite you to come discover, where you can hear early music, performed in the spirit of the period in which it was composed, on original instruments or copies.
   

(AT) Internationales Seminar für alte Musik (2011 July 31-August 7)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 18, 2011
“This course is meant especially for professional musicians, music teachers, students and all music-makers who wish to widen their experience. You will receive much information on stylistic features, as well as advice on technical problems. Chamber music, Orchestra, lectures and concerts in the wonderful hall of the baroque castle of Zell/Pram.

(IT) International Competition Prince Francesco Maria Ruspoli

Contributed by Admin on Jul 10, 2011
“The Centro Studi e Ricerche Santa Giacinta Marescotti, a non-profit association of the town of Vignanello, promoting the third edition of the International Competition Prince Francesco Maria Ruspoli, with the Artistic Direction of M° Sergio Casoy for the Lirycal Singing Section and Prof. Georgio Monari as Scientific Director for the Musicological Section.
  

(US) Western Baroque Music Festival (Seattle, WA) (2011 August 7-13)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 07, 2011
The Western Baroque Music Festival will be held in Seattle, Washington August 7-13, 2011. The festival begins with a faculty concert at St. James Cathedral in downtown Seattle at 8 pm Sunday, August 7 and continues throughout the week with classes ending with a student concert on Saturday.
  

(US) Lark Camp 2011 (2011 July 29-August 6)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 04, 2011
“Imagine idyllic days & nights in the magical redwood forest filled with all the music, dance, and good times you could possibly stand, and that's kind of close to what Lark's Music Celebration is like. You are free to take as many or as few of the workshops offered as you like; jam sessions 24 hours a day, big dances every evening. 
  

(CA) Bach Music Festival of Canada (2011 July 11-17)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2011
“The Bach Music Festival of Canada will take place from July 11th to July 17th, 2011, in various venues in Exeter and the surrounding area of South Huron.
  

(FR) Agrémens: Concerts and Workshops (2011 October 21-23)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2011

Programme:

  • Interpretation of the music of the 17th and 18th centuries the harpsichord and baroque flute
  • Introduction to continuo ... and development ...
  • Chamber music (flute, harpsichord and continuo)
  • Programme to be agreed with the teachers by participants’ level of musicianship
      

(IT) International Early Music Festival Gaudete! – fourth edition (2011 May-November)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 29, 2011

(Gaudete!Festival Internazionale di Musica Antica)

FESTIVAL

May to November 2011
Concerts, masterclasses, seminars, workshops, exhibitions…
Each event held in different places, each one of great artistic interest throughout northern Piemonte, Italy
For more information visit http://www.gaudetefestival.it/Gaudete11/

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