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(US) ArtsJournal's Article: "How The Romans Celebrated The Holidays" (Dr Matthew Nicholls, 23 Dec 2013)

Contributed by admin on Dec 27, 2013

From a recent Arts Journal Newsletter article

"When opening your presents or enjoying a night out this Christmas spare a quick thought for the Romans. We owe much of our festive fun to them.

The Romans celebrated the winter festival of Sigillaria on 23rd of December, part of their Saturnalia¹ festivities. ...


(US) Baroque Band: Their Master's Voice (19, 21, 22 Mar 2014)

Contributed by baroqueband on Dec 16, 2013

Their Master’s Voice

Well-known to audiences throughout Chicago and internationally, Baroque Band’s harpsichordist David Schrader needs no introduction. His program includes C.P.E Bach’s String Symphonies and Telemann’s Suites and Ouvertures and concludes with J.S. Bach’s Triple Concerto.


(CA) The Record.com Article: Sarah Granskou and Trevor Ewert (bowmaker), residents at Joseph Schneider House Museum

Contributed by admin on Dec 12, 2013

Location: Joseph Schneider House Museum, Kitchener Ontario, CA

"He [Trevor] and Granskou are this year’s folk artists-in-residence at the Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener. ... ... Granskou and Ewert are woodworkers, musicians, performers and teachers...


(CA) TafelmusiK Concert: "Sing-Along Messiah at Massey Hall" (22 Dec 2013)

Contributed by admin on Dec 07, 2013

Location: Massey Hall, Toronto Ontario, CA

A most popular and and anticipated concert, Tafelmusik once again invites its audience to join in on the "Messiah" choruses. ...


(CA) TafelmusiK Concert: "Handel Messiah at Koerner Hall" (18-21 Dec 2013)

Contributed by admin on Dec 03, 2013

Location: Koerner Hall, Toronto Ontario, CA

"Make this your year to celebrate the holidays with Tafelmusik! Bring the family to Handel's Messiah, and join Tafelmusik for an uplifting and profoundly moving performance of this baroque masterpiece in the intimate and acoustically stunning Koerner Hall. ..."


(CA) Toronto Consorts Concert: "Navidad: Christmas Music from Latin America and Spain" (13-14-15 Dec 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 28, 2013

Location: Trinity-St. Paul Centre, 427 Bloor St. West, Toronto ON, CA

"We like to say this is the liveliest Christmas concert in town! As featured on our recent CD Navidad on the Marquis label, we bring you a fiesta of early music from the Spanish-speaking nations on both sides of the Atlantic, with harp, guitars, percussion, winds, keyboards and voices. ..."


(FR) La Simphonie du Marais • Hugo Reyne Concert: "Les Folies d’Espagne" (12 Dec 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 27, 2013

Location: Rochefort (17), Théâtre de la Coupe d’OR, FR

  • Anonyme (c.1490) : « Rodrigo Martinez », (Villancico, Cancionero de Palacio, c.1490)
  • Juan del Encina (1468-c.1529) : Air « Triste Espana sin ventura » (Villancico, Cancionero de Palacio, 1504)
  • Diego Ortiz (1510-1570) : Recercada segunda (Trattado de Glosas, 1553), Violoncelle et basse continue
  • Bartolomeo de Selma y Salaverde (1595-1638) : Canzona (1638), Flûte et basse continue
  • Diego Ortiz (1510-1570) : Recercada ottava sobre la Folia (Trattado de Glosas, 1553), Violoncelle et basse continue ...

(CA) Spiritus Ensemble ~ Kenneth Hull, Conductor Concert: "Bach Vespers Series 2013-2014" (1-2 Dec. 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 27, 2013

Bach Vespers for Advent

Location:
1 Dec ~ St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Duke & Water Streets, Kitchener ON, CA

Join the Spiritus Ensemble for another concert in their "Back Vespers Series 2013-2014".

Bach, Cantata 61, 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Buxtehude, 'Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm'
Schütz, 'O lieber Herre Gott, weeke uns auf'
 


(UK) The Bach Choir Concert: "Carols at Cadogan"

Contributed by admin on Nov 26, 2013

Location: Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Conductor - David Hill
Ensemble - London City Brass
Organ - Philip Scriven

"Cadogan Hall is the setting for a festive evening of carols and Christmas music sung by The Bach Choir, featuring choral favourites, carols for all, and accompaniment from our special guests, London City Brass. This year’s concert features the winning entry in the The Times Christmas Carol Competition 2013, which will be chosen by our Musical Director David Hill, The Times’ Chief Music Critic Richard Morrison and The Times’ Assistant Editor Andrew Riley."


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players News: "WLU Music Students Chosen for New Baroque Mentorship Program" (26 Nov 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 26, 2013

Location: Waterloo Ontario, CA

(From a recent article in the Kitchener-Waterloo "The Record" newspaper (by Valerie Hill))

""The idea, it just came to me," said Baumgartel, a violinist with Nota Bene and an instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University. "Our job in Nota Bene will be to provide a platform for them to play things they don't get a lot of opportunity to play at school."

For this inaugural program, Baumgartel invited two Laurier students, though future mentorships will be open to any music student. ...

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