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(US) Harpsichord Unlimited Music Videos Win Awards in 44th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival

Contributed by Admin on May 08, 2011
Our congratulations to Harpsichord Unlimited! Out of more than 4,300 international category entries in WorldFest-Houston's 10 major Remi Award Competitions, Harpsichord Unlimited won a Silver Award (Into the Light) and a Bronze Award (Concertino Cubano). The Remi takes its name from artist Frederick Remington, who captured the spirit of Texas and the West with his paintings and sculptures.


(CA) Italianissimo! with Stefano Montanari Guest Conductor (Tafelmusik season finale) (2011 May 11-15)

Contributed by Admin on May 08, 2011
Stefano Montanari returns to Tafelmusik as guest conductor in a programme of exuberant symphonies and overtures by Italian classical composers. Un finale fantastico!
 

(CA) Sixth Annual Colloquium of the Gregorian Institute of Canada (2011 August 4-7)

Contributed by Admin on May 07, 2011
This year’s theme—Chant: Old and New—is inspired by a particular chant book, which makes Halifax’s Saint Mary’s University its home: the Salzinnes Antiphonal, a 16th-century Cistercian manuscript from what is now the region of Namur in modern-day Belgium.
 

(US) Tallis Scholars Summer Schools (TSSS) -- Seattle University, WA (2011 July 23-30)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
The Tallis Scholars Summer Schools are dedicated to exploring the great heritage of Renaissance choral music and developing a performance style appropriate to it, as pioneered by the Tallis Scholars.

(US) All The Queen's Men (Tudor Choir Concert) (2011 May 14)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
The choir for the recent Royal Wedding included the choir of Westminster Abbey as well as the Queen's Chapel Royal, an institution dating back centuries that has produced some of England's greatest composers and music. On May 14, the Tudor presents ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN, a narrated performance of music composed for the Chapel Royal during the reigns of legendary 16th-century monarchs Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I.
 

(FR) Stabat Mater - Messe de Madrid -- Domenico Scarlatti (Recently released by Ensemble Jacques Moderne)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
Recently released by the Ensemble Jacques Moderne, the “Stabat Mater - Messe de Madrid by Domenico Scarlatti” has received wonderful reviews.


(US) Saint Thomas Fifth Ave NYC Has a Rare Alto Job Opening

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011

From the blog “The Countertenor Voice”, we learn of the following:

The Choir of Men and Boys of Saint Thomas Fifth Ave, one of the only truly full-time choral organizations in the USA, has posted the rare job opening for a male alto.


(US) Handel's Beasts: Explained, Illustrated, Complete with Musick (News from San Francisco Classical Voice)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
In Donna Leon's newly published Handel's Bestiary, she traces 12 of the composer’s animal references through history, mythology, and the specific arias featuring them.


(CA) EarlyMusicNews.org -- Weblinks pages has reached over 2,000 sites

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011

Connecting, resourcing, advertising and web presence are many of the “raisons d’être” for the existence one’s website. Recently, EarlyMusicNews.org has catalogued over 2,000 currently active websites. The websites span over 46 categories, residing on many continents, countries and cities.


(UK) Tallis Scholars Summer Schools (TSSS) -- Oakham UK (2011 July 9-16)

Contributed by Admin on May 06, 2011
The UK branch of the Tallis Scholars Summer Schools is dedicated to exploring our great heritage of Renaissance choral music and developing a performance style appropriate to it, as pioneered by the Tallis Scholars.

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