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(UK) Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music -- Name Change

Contributed by admin on Jun 20, 2014

From a recent newsletter from Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

For 30 years, the Festival has been lucky enough to benefit from one loyal sponsor: Lufthansa German Airlines. It is with profound gratitude and respect that we acknowledge Lufthansa’s decision to cease funding after the 2014 Festival has ended. But ...


(US) Folger Shakespeare Library

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2014

News from the Forger Shakespeard Library of its upcoming summer events. Not to be disappointed if you are indeed a fan of Shakespeare.


(US) ArkivMusic "Complete Opera Recordings Clearance"

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2014

News from ArkivMusic of its "Complete Opera Recordings Clearance" and reminders that the stock is limited "at these low prices". Have a look and you may find some long sought recordings of early music works.


(FR) Festival EmbarOquement Immédiat 2014

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2014

From the latest Harmonia Sacra newsletter of June 19 2014

News from Harmonia Sacra and of the Festival EmbarOquement Immédiat 2014 which is already over with a planned June 24th evening to thank volunteers who helped make the festival the success that it was. The upcoming 2014-2015 Hormonia Sacra season will also be announced on the same day, in addition, details of next year's 2015 festival season as well.


(BE) MAFestival Bruges: Expo Historical Instruments (2-5 August 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 07, 2014

Location:  Bruges, BE

focus ON MELODY INSTRUMENTS

"Historical instruments will be resounding at the Provincial Court in Bruges from August 2nd till 5th 2014. Renowned builders and publishers form all over the world presenting themselves to the international MAfestival public. ...


(US) Harmonia Early Music: Barqouevolution

Contributed by admin on Jun 07, 2014
"Renaissance to Baroque: a new era The 16th century’s interweaving lines of contrapuntal choral polyphony gave way in the 17th century to monody—accompanied solo song—in which treble and bass lines...

(US) 2014 edition of Lute Society of America’s Summer Seminar and Lute Festival (22-28 June 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 07, 2014

Location: Case Western Reserve University, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, US

Join in the fun at the 2014 edition of Lute Society of America’s Summer Seminar and Lute Festival! This year, the seminar will explore the lute from every angle. The event will feature a distinguished faculty of lute performers, musicological specialists, and vocal coaches. The faculty includes Paul Beier, Eduardo Egüez, soprano Ellen Hargis, Grant Herreid, Jakob Lindberg, Nigel North, Pat O’Brien, luthier Andy Rutherford, Crawford Young, and The Venere Lute Quartet - Douglas Freundlich, Gail Gillispie, Christopher Morrongiello, and Phillip Rukavina. The 2014 Patrick O’Brien Lecturer is lutenist Richard Stone. ...


(UK) Academy of St Cecilia Workshop (12 July 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2014

Location: St George's Metropolitan Cathedral,Westminster Bridge Road, Southwark, London, SE1 7HY

32-Part Polychoral Music by Heinrich Biber Tutored by Philip Thorby
with The Von Bibern Players and Norman Harper - Organist St George's Cathedral

"The Academy of St Cecilia is delighted to invite singers for a workshop day of 32-part polychoral music by Heinrich Biber tutored by Philip Thorby. Philip is a globally known expert in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music. ...


(UK) Handel House Museum Concert line-ups

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2014

Location: Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB

The month of June has arrived and some concert dates have already been sold out! 

Handel and the Hanoverians - SOLD OUT (Thu 5 June, 6.30pm) / BHS Recital: Old and New, Tired and True (Tue 10 June, 6.30pm) / Royal Handel - SOLD OUT (Thu 12 June, 6:30pm) / Duets for the Duchess - SOLD OUT (Thu 19 June, 6.30pm) / Acis and Galatea (Sat 1 June, 4-10pm) / Handel and the Burlington Circle - SOLD OUT (Thurs 26 June, 6.30pm)


(FR) Centre culturel de rencontre d’Ambronay Festival (35th Edition) (12 Sep-9 Oct 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2014

Location: Centre culturel de rencontre d’Ambronay, Place de l’Abbaye - 01500 Ambronay FR

"The 35th edition of the Festival Celebrations will be held from September 12 to October 5 next 4 weeks, 35 concerts, unpublished works and masterpieces of the repertoire, nearly 1,500 artists, renowned and emerging talents, unusual visits Site music, many go free around the festival set ears, master classes, workshops, outdoor concerts ... There will be something for everyone! ... "

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