News » Early Music Concerts 2009-2010

(IT) Magnificat On The Eight Tones (8 Oct. 2010)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Sep 05, 2010

Magnificat on the eight tones with a Magnificat written for the nuns of St. Cyr
Compositions by Diruta, Cavazzoni, Guilain, Cabezòn, Pachelbel, Nivers, Kerll, Frescobaldi, Hassler, Corrette and gregorian chant.
Church of San Giuseppe,
Vicolo San Giuseppe, Brescia (Italy)
Friday, October 8th 2010, 9pm

Giuseppe Schinaia, Antegnati organ (1581)
Francesca Cassinari, soprano
Schola Gregoriana of the Chiari Collegiata, Giuseppe Fusari, conductor


(US) Ellen Hargis: Finding Treasure and Lute in Early Music (10-12 Sept. 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 26, 2010

Soprano Ellen Hargis will give three recitals with lutenist Paul O’Dette for the San Francisco Early Music Society in Palo Alto, Berkeley, and San Francisco on Sept. 10, 11, and 12. The program, titled “Wait! I’m Singing Now…,” will feature music of Strozzi, Kapsberger, Scarlatti, Cesti, and Piccinini. SFCV asked Hargis about her love of early music, the challenges of balancing singing and teaching, and what it’s like to work as an early-music star in a modern world. 


(DE) Stockstädter Musiktage (Stocktadt Recorder Exhibition/Festival) (14-16 May 2010) -- Photos/Videos on YouTube

Contributed by Admin on Jun 29, 2010

Here is a collection of photos and videos found on YouTube from the Stocktadt Exhibition/Festival of 14-16 May, 2010. If you did not attend this year, plan on attending next year. Stockstädter Musiktage is one of the largest recorder exhibition/festival in Europe.

(CH) Fifth Edition of the Harmoniques International Congress in Lausanne «Chopin et son temps» (9-12 Sept. 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 23, 2010

At the end of the 18th century, Vienna and London were the undisputed centres of piano-making, and home to distinct schools of piano-playing.

The beginning of the 19th century saw the rise of a new centre, Paris, which progressively eclipsed the other two. Nicknamed "Pianopolis", Paris in 1832 boasted more than a hundred and ninety-three piano-builders, many drawn from elsewhere in search of renown. Paris was a magnet, too, to young piano virtuosi ; it was only natural that Liszt and Chopin should be of their number.

(DE) Bach-Wettbewerb Leipzig 2010 (Bach Competition in Leipzig) (7-17 July 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2010

The XVII Leipzig Bach Competition will be held from the 7th-17th July 2010 in piano, harpsichord and violin / baroque violin.

(TR) Magdalena Consort Concert at the International Istanbul Festivals (24 June 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2010

Presenting a programme of sacred and secular works by Händel and Bach for baroque lovers, the ensemble will appear at the Süreyya Opera House.

(US) Voices of Music --Photos from the Berkeley Early Music Festival and Exhibition, 2010 and misc.

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2010

Visit the Voices of Music photo albums of which you can find the following photo albums:

(US) All Bach Celebration, featuring the Baroque Orchestra of Maine (BOOM) (26 June 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2010

The inaugural concert of the new group The Baroque Orchestra of Maine or 'BOOM' will take place on Friday, June 25 at 7:00pm at the Church of Universal Fellowship in Orono, and will be featured in two other concerts. This baroque orchestra will perform an all Bach program on period baroque instruments.

(UK) Finals Night - The Early Keyboard Ensemble Competition (Fenton House) (June 10-June 12, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2010

An opportunity to hear the finalists compete in concert in the second year of this new competition. Listen to their performances, then cast your vote for the ensemble which you think should win the coveted Audience Prize.

(AR) Ana Paula Segurola Pita and Gabriel Schebor Announce Their European Tour

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2010
Finally, here is the plan of our next European tour.I look forward to meeting you over there, and thank you for sending it to those who may be interested in attending any of the concerts.

Yours,
Ana Paula & Gabriel

(CA) Nota Bene Period Orchestra "Meet You at the Crossroad plus Tactus Vocal Ensemble" Concert (April 18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 13, 2010

Our final concert of the 2009-2010 season draws on music from both the Western and Eastern liturgical traditions.  In celebration of Easter, we are collaborating with the TACTUS Vocal Ensemble to present a selection of movements from Georg Frideric Handel's Messiah, a choral work by English composer John Tavener and several unaccompanied works from the Serbian Orthodox liturgy.

(AR) Latin American music from 1770-1850, for piano, guitar, and piano & guitar duos (April 18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 11, 2010


News that the Tomaschek piano (ca.1855), recently restored in Buenos Aires by Leopoldo Pérez Robledo will be presented to the public in a concert offered on Sunday  April 18, 2010.

(US) Michael Sand to join Sacramento Baroque Soloists to Perform Concerti Grossi (April 24-25, 2010)

Contributed by cellorhythm on Apr 06, 2010


Michael Sand, violinist, will lead Sacramento Baroque Soloists to perform Vivaldi Concerto for Violin in A minor , Vivaldi Concerto for Cello and Bassoon, Telemann Concerto for Two Violas, Corelli Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 1, Vivaldi Concerto "Alla Rustica", and Handel Passacaglia.


(IT) "Rome in Brescia" - Two musicians of the Papal court on the Antegnati organ at San Giuseppe (May 15, 2010)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Apr 03, 2010

Church of San Giuseppe, Brescia
Saturday, May 15, 2010 9pm

         - free admission -
 


Compositions by Girolamo Frescobaldi
and Giovanni Felice Sances

Francesca Cassinari and Gea Gelmetti, sopranos
Schola Gregoriana (Collegiata di Chiari) - Giuseppe Fusari, conductor
Maki Onishi, viola da gamba
Diego Cantalupi, theorbo
Giuseppe Schinaia, Antegnati organ (1581)


(IT) Venetian Sacred Music of XVII Century (January 31, 2010)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Dec 15, 2009
Sunday, January 31, 2010, 18:30 - free admission
Santuario Madonna della Quercia
Location La Quercia (Viterbo)
Sacred music of the Venetian '600

Cristina Paolucci, soprano
Schinaia Joseph, organ

Program:
Girolamo Frescobaldi - Selection from the Mass of Our Lady (Fiori Musicali, 1635)
Francesco Cavalli - O quam suavis et decora, motet for solo voice and bc (1645)
Barbara Strozzi - Salve Regina, antiphon for soprano and bc (1655)
Natale Monferrato - Exaltabo te Deus, Glorious Mary, two motets for solo voice and bc (ca. 1650)

(CA) "Gabriel’s Greeting" -- Tactus Vocal Ensemble (Nov. 28/2009)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2009
“Saturday November 28th sees us into our 15th season of singing with a concert dedicated strictly to Marian music and focused on the Annunciation.  This is a true Advent program, with only a whiff of Christmas on the eve of the first Sunday of Advent.

(US) BEMF Orchestra makes European début

Contributed by Admin on Oct 18, 2009
“BEMF Orchestra opens the 09-10 season in Versailles with program by Rameau and Lully

On Friday, September 25, 2009, the BEMF Orchestra, under the leadership of Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs, made its European début as the first concert on the 2009-2010 season presented by the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles (CMBV), one of the most celebrated and prestigious venues for period performance in Europe.  The grandeur of the historic Manège de la Grande Ecurie of the Palace of Versailles provided the perfect backdrop for this nearly sold-out concert of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Jean-Baptiste Lully with guest soprano Carolyn Sampson (star of our 2007 Festival opera and subsequent Grammy-nominated recording, Psyché by Lully).  

(IT) Verso Bach: The Keyboard Music in Germany Before Bach

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Sep 05, 2009

CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT
Saturday, October 31st 2009
Basilica di San Pietro
Borgo XX giugno, Perugia (Italy)
6 p.m.


Giuseppe Schinaia, organ and harpsichord

Free admission