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(US) Harmonia Early Music: 2014 EMA Baroque Competition Finalists

Contributed by admin on Dec 12, 2014

(From a recent Harmonia Early Music newsletter -- by Elizabeth Clark Posted November 30, 2014)

"On October 11, 2014, five early music ensembles performed in Early Music America’s Baroque Performance Competition. This hour on Harmonia, we’ll hear from all five finalists, including the 2014 Grand Prize winner. Plus,  ...


(US) C.P.E. Bach and Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Culture - Conference (29-30 Nov 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 29, 2014

(From a recent notice from The Society for Eighteenth-Century Music)

Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Annette Richards and Matthew Head will provide the keynote addresses in this two-day conference. Other invited speakers will include: Yonatan Bar-Yoshafat, Keith Chapin, Hans-Günter Ottenberg, Sheila Guymer, Thomas Irvine, Estelle Joubert, John McKean, Joshua Walden, and Susan Wollenberg.

The conference will also feature a clavichord recital by David Gerrard and a fortepiano recital by John Irving.


(US) BEMF Concert Reminder: "Monteverdi Madrigals: Songs of Love and War" (11 Oct 2014)

Contributed by admin on Oct 11, 2014

From a recent BEMF newsletter concert reminder.

"The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final book of madrigals, led by Grammy-nominated Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs.


(DE) EarlyDance.org ~ Workshops, Events and Lessons

Contributed by admin on Oct 11, 2014

If you are interested in early dance, you may be interested in visiting the "Early Dance" website where there is a current list of dance workshops, lessons, and events. The website has just gone through a website update where there is use of maps with location pins; the site also now lists dance events in a more visual format.


(FR) Harmonia Sacra Concert Alert for 11-12 Oct 2014

Contributed by admin on Oct 11, 2014

From a recent Harmonia Sacra newsletter of 10 Oct 2014

A reminder of 2 concerts this weekend ~ "When Loves soft passion ..." on 11 Oct 2014 and "Voix sacrées & Sacrées voix!" 12 Oct 2014"Harmonia Sacra awaits this Saturday at the first of the season's "Avant-Scène baroque" at the Phoenix. We hope to see you there!" ...


(US) New Comma Baroque News Release: " 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making at the court of Frederick the Great"

Contributed by admin on Oct 09, 2014

October 8, 2014 - This fall, New Comma Baroque presents 2 special programs celebrating 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making
at the court of Frederick the Great:

  • Oct. 30, 2014 - Johann Gottlieb Graun's Concerto for Violin, Viol & Orchestra in c-minor
  • Nov. 1 & 16, 2014 - In the Court of the Prussian King - Virtuosity at the Court of Frederick the Great

(US) Lark Camp 2015 Appeal

Contributed by admin on Oct 09, 2014

From a recent appeal from the Lark Camp organizers. Please be generous to the camp with your donations. (Editor)

"Lark Camp needs more 100 more commitments in order to happen in 2015 by Monday October 13

Coming up in less than one week.

HELP US DECIDE IF WE CAN OFFER LARK CAMP 2015. We personally foot the bill for the camp, and the expenses in 2015 are going to increase radically.

Reserved dates July 31-August 8, 2015

WE NEED YOUR COMMITMENT by October 13


(US) The New York Times article: "More Paris Institutions Turn to Crowd-Funding" By Doreen Carvajal (07 Oct 2014)

Contributed by admin on Oct 09, 2014

A sign of the times that is certainly being applied to many early music organizations. You may find this article an interesting read. (Marc Paré, Editor)

"PARIS — The Louvre kicked off its latest crowd-funding campaign on Tuesday with an appeal for a million euros to help fund ...

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