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(FR) Harmonia Musicae Concerts: "An Italian Mass at Counter-Reformation Times" (4-6 Jul 2013)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Jun 08, 2013

Thursday, July 4th – Bouzonville (Lorraine, France), abbey-church of Ste Croix, 8pm
Friday, July 5th - Plappeville (Lorraine, France), church of Ste Brigide, 8:30pm
Saturday, July 6th - Châtel st Germain (Lorraine, France), church of St Michel, 8pm

free admission

This program presents an idealized musical reconstruction of the church service enforced between 16th and 17th century in Italy, after the Council of Trento. It offers sacred vocal and instrumental works ...


(US) Bach Society Houston: "Chamber Music: Virtuoso violin music from the Dresden Court" (26 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 19, 2013

Location: Christ the King Luther Church, Houston Texas, US

"About this Series: Chamber Music features works written for small ensemble, originally intended for the intimate setting of a court chamber or private home. ...


(UK) The Sixteen Concerts: "The Choral Pilgrimage 2013"

Contributed by admin on May 17, 2013

Locations: Various locations in UK and IE (see list below)

"In 2013 world-renowned choir The Sixteen presents its most far-reaching Choral Pilgrimage tour yet, encompassing 35 concerts around the UK and Ireland. The tour, entitled The Queen of Heaven, will see Harry Christophers CBE and his choir perform glorious music in churches and cathedrals for which it was written. ...


(FR) Akadêmia, Direction Françoise Lasserre Concerts: "Gloria - Vivaldi" (29-31 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 14, 2013

A reminder from Akadêmia of their upcoming "Gloria - Vivaldi" concerts. If you are in the area of the following regions, feel free to attend a concert. You will find them at the following locations:

  • 29 May 2013, REIMS (51), Eglise Saint-Jacques
  • 30 May 2013, BAR-SUR-AUBE (10),Eglise Saint-Pierre
  • 31 May 2013, Festival de Sully et du Loiret, ORLEANS (45), Eglise Saint-Paterne

(FR) Syntagma Early Music Ensemble Concert-Conferences: "Missa Sine Nomine" and Songs by Cornago (16, 17, 19 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 12, 2013

Locations:

  • Église Saint Joseph, Montigny-lès-Metz, FR (16 May 2013)
  • Nancy, FR (17 May 2013)
  • Regensburg, DE (19 May 2013)

A reminder from Syntagma Early Music Ensemble of their upcoming concert days with the performance of Missa Sine Nomine by Johannes Ockeghem, and Songs by Iohannes Cornago. ...


(CA) Toronto Consort "Annual Fundraising Event" (15 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 12, 2013

Location: Enoch Turner Schoolhouse 106 Trinity St. (King & Parliament Sts), Toronto, ON, CA

A reminder to our readers in the region of Toronto Canada, the Toronto Consort will be holding its annual fundraiser on 15 May 2015.


(UK) Early Music at Wigmore Hall (April, May, June 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 22, 2013

Location: Wigmore Hall, London UK

Early Music and Baroque

"The Hall’s intimate acoustics are ideal for period instruments and this series includes some of the finest ensembles and soloists performing today." There a lot happening at Wigmore, have a look ...


(IT) Accordone Concert Schedule (May, June)

Contributed by admin on Apr 18, 2013

Locations: Various locations

"Guido Morini and Marco Beasley founded Accordone in 1984, motivated by a great passion for the music before Bach, for original instruments and for a new musicological approach to problems of interpretation. At the heart of their work is Italian music for voice and basso continuo from the 16th and 17th centuries. The voice of Marco Beasley, immediately recognizable for its beautiful timbre, in perfect stylistic balance with the instruments which accompany him, is the ideal companion for the profound knowledge of instrumental, improvisational and compositional questions cultivated by Guido Morini, and make Accordone a unique ensemble on the European scene. ..."

The following is Accordone's upcoming busy concert list ...


(UK) The English Concert at Wigmore Hall (7 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 13, 2013

"The English Concert (TEC) returns to the Wigmore Hall for its fourth concert there this season, and welcomes Italian firebrand Fabio Biondi back to the orchestra for the first time in five years. Biondi will direct TEC in works by Haydn, Mozart and Gaetano Pugnani at the Wigmore Hall on Tuesday, 7 May 2013, with further performances at the Hexagon in Reading (8 May), St. George’s Bristol (10 May), and the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford (11 May).


(FR) Les Passions Orchestre Baroque Jean-Marc Andrieu Concert Schedule

Contributed by admin on Apr 10, 2013

Location: Toulouse and misc. (FR)

If you are in the region of Toulouse, France, a reminder to check the "Les Passions Orchestre Baroque, Jean-Marc Andrieu" busy concert schedule.

19 April 2013 - Théâtre Paul Eluard à Cugnaux "Folies d'hier et d'aujourd'hui"
9 May 2013 - Halle aux Grains de Toulouse "Le Chevalier de Saint-George, homme de pique et musicien de cœur"
12 May 2013 - Orangerie de Rochemontès à Seilh "Une Soirée chez Ingres"


(BE) Il Gardellino Concert: J.S.Bach - St John Passion, BWV 245 (12 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 10, 2013


Location: Olowianka Str., 180-751 Gdańsk (PL) Opening Concert of the Gdańsk Music Festival Thomas Hobbs - Evangelist Matthias Lutze - Jesus Cappella Amsterdam Il Gardellino Daniel Reuss - conductor For this concert, Il Gardellino travels to Gdańsk (PL) combining forces with the Capella Amsterdam and Daniel Reuss, condutor.



(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players Concert: "Once Upon A Time" (14 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 04, 2013

Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Music and storytelling join forces in this concert.  Nota Bene Baroque Players, in partnership with the Shadow Puppet Theatre and guest narrator Ted Follows explores in words, music and images one of the oldest sources of artistic inspiration: Grimm's Fairy Tales: "The Bremen Town Musicians".


(IT) TREBANTIQUAPASQUA - Alessandro Scarlatti

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Mar 14, 2013
The Easter concert of TREBANTIQUA celebrates Alessandro Scarlatti with one of his vocal masterpieces: the Stabat Mater for 2 voices, 2 violins and continuo in the luscious setting of Trevi nel Lazio, the old, fascinating village in the mountains of Lazio home of the ancient Bonifazi pipe organ dating 1634. The program is completed by Scarlatti's flute concerto in c minor from his collection of 7 "sonate o concerti" expressely written for German flutist J.J.Quantz during Scarlatti's last year of life in Naples. 


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Concert: "If Music be the Food of Love ..."

Contributed by admin on Feb 09, 2013
...then double your pleasure by combining food and music together on the same program.  Laura Pudwell  joins the Nota Bene Baroque in a concert filled with song.  During intermission, various tasty treats will be served, making this presentation a true feast for all the senses.(Don't forget to join us at our popular intermission reception with home-baked desserts.)

Compositions by Nicolas Bernier, Giovanni Legrenzi, Johann Fux, Giovanni Battista Buonamente, Johann Schmelzer and Wolfgang Ebner.

Join us for what can only be described as a delectable and delicious treat to all of your senses. Visit the Nota Bene Baroque website for more details of ticket availability and of location.

(CA) Arion Baroque Orchestra Concert: "Christmas Symphonies" (21 Dec 2012)

Contributed by admin on Dec 13, 2012

(From a recent Arion Baroque Orchestra newsletter)

Christmas: a time of rejoicing, enchantingly depicted by Michel Corrette! Celebrate our kick-off to the holidays with Arion as we perform excerpts of Corrette's Symphonies des Noëls.

Chantal Rémillard and Tanya LaPerrière baroque violin; Jacques-André Houle, viola; Amanda Keesmaat, cello; Mélisande McNabney, harpsichord …


(US) Women's Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE) Christmas Concert (21 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Dec 06, 2012

Location: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA, USA

“The Women’s Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE) and the men of the Schola Cantorum of St. Albert Priory will present their annual Christmas concert following the customary format of a Festival of Lessons and Carols sung at King’s College, Cambridge, England since 1918. The performance includes works by Viadana, Cozzolani, Pitoni, Berlioz, Duruflé, and Lauridsen, music from 13th & 14th century England, and traditional Christmas carols with audience participation. Please join us for an evening of ancient and traditional holiday music.“


(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices (SFRV) 3rd Annual Boar's Head Festival and Mid-Winter Gala (5,6 Jan 2013)

Contributed by Admin on Dec 06, 2012

Locations:

  • 5 Jan - Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco CA, USA
  • 6 Jan - First Lutheran Church, 600 Homer, Palo Alto CA, USA

“San Francisco Renaissance Voices, under the direction of Katherine McKee, Assistant Music Director, combines our two most popular events this year for a grand celebration of Twelfth Night and Mid-Winter presided over by her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I! 

San Francisco Renaissance Voices will be joined by Phantom of the Opera's Susan Gundunas, soprano, Diana Rowan, Celtic harp and Adam Cockerham, theorbo.  …
    


(US) Amberican Bach Soloists (ABS), Jeffrey Thomas-Artistic Director Concert: Handel's Messiah in Grace Cathedral (20, 21, 22 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 30, 2012

Location: Grace Cathedral, San Francisco CA, USA

“Always a sell-out, year after year, ABS's performances of Handel's enduring masterwork are celebrated as one of Northern California's most treasured holiday traditions. A superb quartet of vocal soloists and the American Bach Choir …


(FR) Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard, Fortepiano and Organ Concert (9 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 24, 2012

Location: L’église Saint-Pierre-des-Charteux de Toulouse, Toulouse FR

Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard will present a concert (free entry) of fortepiano and organ on the occasion of the première release of her new CD “Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - Dans la bibliothèque des Esterházy” (Hortus label).


(CA) Arion Baroque Orchestra Concert: "Bach: A Family Affair" (7, 8, 9 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2012

(From a recent Arion Baroque Orchestra newsletter)

Arion has the great pleasure of welcoming Alexander Weimann, renowned harpsichordist, to the stage during this year’s Montreal Bach Festival.  Accompanied by Arion’s musicians, along with flautist Claire Guimond and harpsichordist Hank Knox, the impressive harmonic rigour of  J.S Bach will be united with the audacity and ardour of his sons… for your utmost enjoyment.” …
  


(UK) Chapelle du Roi Concert: "New Lamps for Old -- Christmas with Chapelle du Roi" (7 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2012

Location: St.John’s, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

“Christmas has inspired composers for more than five hundred years. The legacy of English composers is rich and varied.

In recent years a ‘Second English Renaissance’ has seen contemporary composers taking inspiration from plainchant, secular carols and polyphonic masterworks of the sixteenth century. Chapelle du Roi explores the links between works by Tallis, Shappard, Palestrina and Guerrero & contemporary English composers including Robert Hugill, Daniel Burges, Nicholas O.Neill, David Braid, Anthony Mudge, Antony Pitts and Roxanna Panufnik. The result is a balance of sumptuous textures and harmonies and contrasting approaches to the great Christmas texts. …


(CA) The Holidays at Tafelmusik (Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 21, 2012

(From a recent Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir news release)

A wonderful concert schedule await you at Tafelmusik in the month of December. You may want to make note of these:

  • FRENCH BAROQUE CHRISTMAS at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre (5-9 Dec 2012)
  • HANDEL MESSIAH at Koerner Hall (19-22 Dec 2012)
  • SING-ALONG MESSIAH at Massey Hall (23 Dec 2012)
        

(US) Salon Sanctuary Concert: "Psalm Settings for the Sun King - Sacred Works For the Chapelle Royale de Versailles" (2 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 17, 2012

Location:  L'Eglise Française de Saint Esprit, 109 East 60th St., New York, NY 10022, USA

“A program of French settings of Old Testament texts composed for the Royal Chapel of Versailles, including recently discovered motets by André Campra and selected Versets of François Couperin. Also on the program are instrumental works of Marais and Couperin.

Repertoire once performed by relatives of the composers for the Sun King himself will be heard in the intimate sanctuary of the Huguenot Church.”


(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices (SFRV) Concert: Festival of Lessons and Carols (1 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 16, 2012

(From a recent news release)

Location: Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco

“Members of San Francisco Renaissance Voices join lead tenor Corey Head and students from his vocal studio at Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, their host as Artists-in-Residence, for a traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols.


(UK) Wigmore Hall Concert:: The Brook Street Band; Nicki Kennedy soprano; Louis De Bernières reader (7 Dec 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 15, 2012

Louis De Bernières' Mr Handel

Location:  Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London UK W1U 2BP

Programme

“Highlights of The Brook Street Band’s programme include Handel’s sparkling motet Coelestis dum spirat aura HWV231, his Sinfonia in Bb HWV339 and the trio sonata from Bach’s Musical Offering BVW1079.  …
  
    

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