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(FR) Festival Embar(o)quement (2011 May 7-29) -- Photo Albums

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
Just in case you missed it and you wished you had been able to attend, the Festival Embar(o)quement has put together an online photo album for all to view.
  

(UK) Handel House Museum June / July 2011 Events

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
Included is the list of concert events for the busy months of June and July 2011 at Handel House.
  

(US) Four Nations 25th Anniversary Concert June 15th - Return to Friends Meeting House

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011
Join the Four Nations Ensemble for a 25th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, June 15th at 730-Friend's Meeting House


Don't miss a joyful, romantic, nostalgic and celebratory performance at the historic Friend's Meeting House on 15th street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.


(CA) NewBEMF - New Brunswick Early Music Festival 2011 Concert Schedule (2011 June 6-25)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2011

NewBEMF is a unique musical experience, held annually in the stunning seaside resort of St. Andrews, NB, just 60 minutes over the US border from coastal Maine.

NewBEMF, hosted by the St. Andrews Arts Council is also unique in its focus on combining college-level academic classes for credit through Millikin University (Decatur, IL) with pre-professional performing opportunities and significant community involvement.

List of upcoming concert from the New Brunswick Early Music Festival 2011:
  


(US) New Bach Festival: Exciting Early Music -- American Bach Soloists (Preview By Marianne Lipanovich) (2011 July 15-23)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 07, 2011
“Never let it be said that early music is stuck in the past, whether it’s performing newly discovered old works or exploring new ways to present old favorites.
  

(US) Le Royaume Oublié: La Tragédie Cathare (Opera Today Review by Steven Plank)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2011
“Before a single track has been heard, Jordi Savall’s The Forgotten Kingdom impresses with its scale: a three-CD set packaged in a lavish, bound book that contains fifty dense pages of English commentary by nine different authors; adding the multiple translations, beautiful illustrations, and song texts, the book itself luxuriantly sprawls over 500 pages.
  

(CA) Festival Chants de Vielles (2011 Sept. 9-11)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2011
Festival Chants de Vielles  takes place amidst the autumn glory on September 9-10-11, 2011, in the lovely, country setting of Calixa-Lavallée, a quaint and historic Québec village. Every year, Chants de Vielles brings in a fresh and delicious musical harvest by providing a place for sharing and learning on a human scale.
  

(US) Davitt Moroney on Striggio's Long-lost Mass (YouTube Video)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2011
“UC Berkeley musicologist and renowned harpsichordist Davitt Moroney talks about his discovery of the long-lost 16th-century mass by Alessandro Striggio "Missa sopra Ecco sì beato" in 40 and 60 parts.
  

(US) Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) -- NEW! Behind-the-Scenes Video of Niobe (BEMF 2011 June 12-19)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2011
“Take a sneak peak at dazzling performances by Amanda Forsythe and Philippe Jaroussky -- the stars of the Boston Early Music Festival’s upcoming North American premiere of Agostino Steffani's 1688 operatic masterpiece Niobe, Regina di Tebe in this new preview by BEMF videographer Kathy Wittman. 

(NL) Gurdy String Calculator (Gurdypedia.com)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2011
“Andrew Nixon sent me (Paul Howland, Gurdypedia) two fantastic Excel spreadsheets developed by Hurdy Gurdy Info (HGI) - an informal group of hurdy-gurdy players and academics who discuss and chat about all-things hurdy-gurdy from time to time.
   

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