(UK) London Festival of Baroque Music (LFBM) 2015 ~ Thanks All

Contributed by admin on Jun 11, 2015

(From a recent LFBM newsletter)

"The 2015 London Festival of Baroque Music is now over. The harpsichords have been carted away, the theorbos put back in their cases, and the sopranos gone for a well-earned lie down. The Friends’ Drinks cabinet has been locked up for another year, and everyone has had a chance to think about ‘non-baroque’ music for a little while. ...

(CA) Tafelmusik: Administrative Leader Announcement (10 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 11, 2015

(From a recent news release from Tafelmusik Orchestra)

"Toronto (Canada), June 10, 2015 ... Helen Polatajko, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, is delighted to announce the appointment of William Norris to the position of Managing Director. William comes to Tafelmusik from the one of the UK’s leading period music ensembles, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), where he is Communications & Creative Programming Director. ...

(IT) 47th Early Music and Dance Course in Urbino (19-28 Jul 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

Location: Urbino, Italy

"This year we will offer new opportunities for all musicians, both amateurs and professionals. First of all we recommend the Choir course held by Alessandro Quarta, aimed at staging an outstanding program planned at the end of the course including concertato psalms and motets by Händel, Scarlatti, Bencini and other wonderful unknown works." and ...

(UK) Dancing Around 1815 with Stuart Marsden, Isabel Suri, Anne Daye (24 Jul - 1 Aug 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

Location: Chichester University, Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester, PO19 6PE

Booking period extended!

"With 1815 as a pivotal year for dance in Europe, this course will explore the lively and sociable ballroom around 1815 with leading experts of dance and music: Anne Daye, Stuart Marsden & Chris Green.  ..." The workshop includes dance courses and musicians courses.


Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

(From the latest Concerto Romano newsletter)

Concerto Romano announces its summer destination or more aptly described as a tour. Here are the details of their interesting destinations in Europe:

  • Rome 8 June 2015
  • Styriarte (Austria) 13 July 2015
  • Herrenchiemsee Festspiele (Germany) 15 July 2015
  • RheinVokal (Germany) 19 July 2015
  • Stift Altenburg (Austria) 15 August 2015


(UK) Gramaphone Article: "Apple launches streaming service" (by Martin Cullingford, 8 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

Apple makes news this week announcing its new streaming service called "Apple Music". Apple now joins the growing list of businesses offering online streaming of their music catalogues. How does this matter to the audiophiles in the world of classical music is taken up by Martin Cullingford in ...

(US) Harmonia Early Music: "Bach’s Last Student" (by Janelle Davis June 5, 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

(From the latest newsletter from Harmonia Early Music)

"Bach mentored over 80 students not the least of them his own sons. Bach’s very last student though was one he taught on his deathbed: Johann Gottfried Müthel. ...

(UK) Stile Antico CD Release: "Sing with the Voice of Melody" (Harmonia Mundi, 9 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

"To celebrate Stile Antico’s tenth anniversary as a professional ensemble, Harmonia Mundi has released this special compilation of music drawn from the group’s first nine recordings. The twelve members of the group have each chosen a single track, and written ...

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