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The 2007 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition takes place over the weekend of the 9th -11th November 2007. A lively mix of exhibition and performance, the event will fill the Old Royal Naval College with sounds of early music and song.
Friday 9th November 10.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday 10th November 10.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 11th November 10.00am - 5.00pm
Admission to exhibition (includes complete programme):
2 day ticket £12.00
3 day ticket £16.00
Children under 14 free
(concessions OAPs, UB40 holders, students, TCM staff and students free entry with TCM Resource Card)
The Festival is over for another year and there is the same feeling of regret that comes with the end of Christmas or the school holidays. But all good things must come to an end and it is now time to take stock of what has been a remarkably successful series of events and one in which the Festival Director and his team can take justifiable pride.
As predicted the Son et Lumière (sound and light) production met with universal approval and large audiences on two consecutive evenings were transfixed by this striking and unusual form of entertainment. It was the first time something like this has been tried in St. Mary’s and the effect was stunning. The first 600 years of the church’s eventful history were told in a dramatic recitation with appropriate music from St. Mary’s choir, whilst various parts of this ancient church – including the magnificent windows – were lit in different colours."
In the morning the WEKA conference will take place at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle’s Capitol Hill District. In the afternoon we will travel to Seattle’s Queen Anne District. The day’s activities (including brunch, lunch and hors d'oeuvres) are free to WEKA members. WEKA dues are $35 for a regular membership, $25 for a senior over 65 and $15 for a student. Nonmembers may participate in the day’s activities for $25. There will be an additional charge of $15 for students participating in a master class. " ...
Topic of the Acadey 2007
Buxtehude and the Meantone Organ
Dieterich Buxtehude 1637-1707
Deadline for application: Active participants May 20, observers June 15. Applications received before May 1st receive a 20 % discount.
See the website link below for more information:
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 8th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music “Diego Fernández” will be held in Almería, Andalusia, from 11th through 13th October, as part of FIMTE 2007: the 8th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music. The festival shall feature both mainstream and fringe concerts as well as various courses and exhibitions. Proposals for papers are particularly encouraged in the following areas:
-Portuguese-Spanish musical relations during the 18th century with an emphasis on keyboard music and keyboard instruments.
- Domenico Scarlatti: the Sonatas, Performance Practices, Keyboard Instruments
- New research in Spanish keyboard music (16th through 18th century)
See the site for more information: http://www.fimte.org
This is our sixth consecutive year that we are offering an international concert Cycle focused on early keyboard instruments such as the harpsichord, the spinet, the virginal, the muselaar, the fortepiano, and the historic organ.
For the 2007 Cycle, we have not yet the support to incloude of master classes, talks with musical examples and commented concerts, with the pourpose of better divulging the art of playing on period instruments. By now, we have just programmed some concerts scheduled already last year for this one, and will be anounced when confirmated. We are searching for people to join the team and colaborate with the management of the Cycle.
Sugested by many of the people who attended the formers editions, the Cycle will be supported by a $20 Contribution Bonus (argentine pesos = USD 7) for concerts. Like last year, we added the chance to support the Cycle as Benefactor or Protector, giving them admision free for two people to all events and the mention of them in printed programs, and an enhanced mention or advertisement for Sponsors. ... (more)