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(UK) The Guardian: "The Globe plans 'authentic' illumination for its new indoor Jacobean playhouse ..." (Jonathan Jones "On Art" Blog, 23 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 24, 2013

"The Globe theatre is planning to illuminate performances in its new indoor Jacobean playhouse, due to open in January 2014, by candlelight – and is recruiting a company of child actors like the ones satirised in Shakespeare's Hamlet. ...


(US) Clarion Collegium Week (CCW): Latin American Baroque (23-30 Apr 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 22, 2013

Locations:
Master Classes
- Church of the Resurrection, 119 East 74th Street
Lectures – The Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue at 68th Street
Concert - St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, 116th and Amsterdam

"From April 23rd through 30th, 2013, the Clarion Society will host its sixth annual Clarion Collegium Week (CCW) of master classes for gifted young musicians.  Since 2008, CCW has assembled advanced music students and young professional musicians from around the country to be instructed in Baroque performance practice by some of the country’s foremost early music specialists.  This year’s curriculum will focus on the captivating, recently discovered Baroque repertoire from the Jesuit missions in Bolivia and throughout Latin America.


(UK) Early Music at Wigmore Hall (April, May, June 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 22, 2013

Location: Wigmore Hall, London UK

Early Music and Baroque

"The Hall’s intimate acoustics are ideal for period instruments and this series includes some of the finest ensembles and soloists performing today." There a lot happening at Wigmore, have a look ...


(FR) Rencontres Internationales de Luthiers et Maîtres Sonneurs (38ème Édition) (11-14 Jul 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 22, 2013


A meeting, unique in the world, of 135 traditional instrument makers of the world, from 13 nationalities; with 2500 instruments in exposition; more than 20 concerts and "bals" can be attended; and a meeting unique in its genre, since 1976, gathering over 15000 festival goers from all over the world.



(CA) Chants de Vieilles (27-30 Jun 2013)(* NEW * Registration Deadline 22 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 18, 2013

** REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 22 MAY 2013 **

Location: Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Québec, CA

"PRE-FESTIVAL MASTERCLASSES 2013:  violin, guitar, accordion, hurdy gurdy, bagpipes , harmonica, and singing classes. For five years now, and thanks to several artists all acknowledged as masters in their respective fields, Chants de Vielles has been proudly providing an education program for singers and instrumentalists. ...


(UK) Folger Shakespeare Library: "Shakespeare's Birthday Open House" (21 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 18, 2013


"Enjoy jugglers and jesters, music, song and dance, stage combat workshops, and more. It’s the one day of the year when the Folger reading rooms are open to all—plus, birthday cake for everyone! ..."



(IT) Accordone Concert Schedule (May, June)

Contributed by admin on Apr 18, 2013

Locations: Various locations

"Guido Morini and Marco Beasley founded Accordone in 1984, motivated by a great passion for the music before Bach, for original instruments and for a new musicological approach to problems of interpretation. At the heart of their work is Italian music for voice and basso continuo from the 16th and 17th centuries. The voice of Marco Beasley, immediately recognizable for its beautiful timbre, in perfect stylistic balance with the instruments which accompany him, is the ideal companion for the profound knowledge of instrumental, improvisational and compositional questions cultivated by Guido Morini, and make Accordone a unique ensemble on the European scene. ..."

The following is Accordone's upcoming busy concert list ...


(IE) 59th Cork International Choral Festival (1-5 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 18, 2013


"It's exactly 2 weeks to go and it's all getting very exciting here in Festival HQ! From 1st - 5th May the 59th Cork International Choral Festival will bring Cork city to life with five days full of song. With 5,000 + participants, 122 performing groups, 111 scheduled performances and 63 venues making sure that Cork city and county will be singing en masse!