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(AU) Canberra Shakespeare Festival (7-8-9 Jun 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 06, 2013

Location:  St Johns Church, Canberra, Australia

"It is official and the venue in Reid is booked - Aylwen Gardiner-Garden is organising the Canberra Shakespeare Festival at St Johns Church buildings & grounds on 7,8 & 9 June 2014 - a festival of theatre, dance, music, costumes, food, workshops, fighting, games, a masque, a feast and a costumed public procession - a special celebration of Shakespeare's life, pastimes and performance in Elizabethan England. ...


(FR) La Simphonie du Marais • Hugo Reyne CD Release: "Corelli Sonates et Follia - Opus V

Contributed by admin on Nov 06, 2013

Arcangelo Corelli
La Simphonie du Marais • Hugo Reyne flûte à bec et direction
Label: Continuo
Distributeur: Abeille Musique

Released officially on November 7 2013, already being well received by "Diapason" and "Classica", La Simphonie du Marais • Hugo Reyne offer its followers their latest Corelli CD.


(CA) Aradia Ensemble Concert: "Britten's Baroque" (16 Nov 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 06, 2013

Location: The Music Gallery, 97 John Street, Toronto ON, Canada

"Join with us to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten! Britten had an individual voice, but his love of baroque music is well known. In particular, he a great love of the music of composer Henry Purcell. This concert presents some of Britten original music, some of his Purcell arrangements and then some of Purcell’s own music. ...


(BE) Scherzi Musicali CD Release: "How pleasant 'tis to Love!" (Henry Purcell)

Contributed by admin on Nov 05, 2013

"Few of the many recordings devoted to Henry Purcell have succeeded in capturing all the richness and diversity of musical instruments of the late 17th century. Here well-known pieces by Purcell played take on an entirely new and unexpected colouring, while also serving to highlight the theatricality of the vocal airs.  ...


(CA) Tafelmusik Concert: "Purcell & Carissimi" (06-10 Nov 2013)

Contributed by admin on Nov 05, 2013

Location: Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Toronto Ontario, CA

"Superb soloists – Suzie LeBlanc and Charles Daniels – join our choir and orchestra to take you on a journey to baroque London and Rome, two leading centres of creativity in the 17th century. We visit Purcell’s London and enjoy a rich selection of airs, songs, and choruses from “the English Orpheus.” We also travel to Rome to hear works by its most celebrated composer, Giacomo Carissimi: the splendid polychoral Beatus Vir, and the intimate and deeply moving setting of the biblical story of Jephtha and his daughter. ..."

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