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(US) Boston Early Music Festival (June 6-14, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 28, 2009

“Join us for our next “weeklong extravaganza of early music” (The Boston Herald) featuring:

a fully-staged Baroque Opera featuring world-renowned opera soloists and the Grammy-nominated BEMF Orchestra
over a dozen Festival Concerts by the world’s leading soloists and ensembles, plus the Organ and Keyboard Mini-Festivals
the BEMF Exhibition, the field’s largest trade show of early music industry professionals
Fringe Concerts by established and emerging artists
Public Symposia on a broad range of topics
the BEMF CD Store, with thousands of superb recordings and hard-to-find titles
Performance Masterclasses led by Festival artists
Family Day programs, fostering the next generation of early music artists
 

 and much more!“

Visit website for more information (ed): BEMF


(CZ) Prachatice Summer School of Early Music (July 12-19, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 26, 2009

Summer School of Early Music 2009 is an Early Music course targeting the historically informed performance mainly of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music. This year some of the recorder classes will concentrate on the contemporary or folk music.

The programme of the course includes individual lessons, group teaching of techniques, ensemble playing, listening workshops, lectures, and concerts of lecturers and participants and lots of chances to play with fellow participants (instrumentalists as well as vocalists) from all over the World.

Prachatice is situated in the southern part of Czech Republic, c. 30 km east of České Budějovice, 130 km south from Prague, 200 km north-east of Munich and 200 km north-west of Vienna.

The town is fascinating primarily because of its large medieval fortifications, entrance gate with battlements, dominant late Gothic church, the Old Town-Hall with inner porticos and a number of Renaissance buildings.

Faculty:

Peter Holtslag Recorder, Baroque flute
Alan Davis Recorder
Kerstin de Witt Recorder
Jostein Gundersen Recorder
Jan Rokyta Recorder
Liselotte Rokyta Panpipes
Rebecca Stewart Early singing
Mami Irisawa Early singing
Julie Braná Recorder
Monika Devátá Recorder - Children's Class
Jan Kvapil Recorder
Edita Keglerová Harpsichord

Visit website for more information (ed.): Prachatice Summer School of Early Music


(CA) Vancouver Early Music Programme & Festival 2009

Contributed by Admin on Apr 26, 2009

An acclaimed series of summer courses and concerts jointly sponsored by Early Music Vancouver & the School of Music, University of British Columbia:

  • July 26 through July 31: Lute Workshop West
    Faculty: Robert Barto; Jacob Heringman; Nigel North; Pat O’Brien; Grant Tomlinson and with the participation of Ray Nurse

  • July 26 through August 7 Baroque Vocal Programme“The Compleat Singer”
    Faculty:
         Course co-directors: Ray Nurse & Margret Gries      
           Ellen Hargis voice
           Steven Adby gesture, dance & stage movement
           Ray Nurse vocal coachings, lute, performance practice
           Margret Gries vocal coachings, philosophy, harpsichord
           Michael Jarvis vocal coachings, harpsichord


(FR) XXIIÈME FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE MUSIQUE (July 9-14, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2009

The “XXIIÈME Festival International de Musique” announce their programme. 

With the participation of the following ensembles  (more than 150 musicians) :
Le Chœur d’enfants Cantate Domino (9, 11 & 14 July)
L’ensemble « Caminos 2011 » (9 & 10 July)
Les solistes du Conservatoire Itinérant (9, 10 & 13 July)
Le Poème Harmonique (11 July)
« Le Tendre Amour » (13 July)
Les jeunes organistes naboriens (10 & 11 July)
With the participation of conductors Vincent Dumestre, Gabriel Garrido, Esteban Mazer, David de Geest

Visit website for more information: Le Couvent


(FR) Le Festival des Sept Roses de Saint Quirin en 2009 (May 16 - Aug. 30, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2009

The “Festival des Sept Roses de Saint Quirin en 2009” has announced its programme. 

Some details:

En mai
Saint-Quirin
Samedi 16 – 20h30 Espace Pierre Fachat
« Les orgues oubliées du Pérou »

En juin
Saint-Quirin
Dimanche 14 – 17h30 Église prieurale
Voix et orgue au Festival des Sept Roses
Musiques sacrées et profanes (Bach, Haendel, Mozart…)

En juillet
Dimanche 5 : Saint-Quirin
Journée « Pérou magique »

Vendredi 31 juillet
17h, auditorium du Couvent de Saint-Ulrich
Accueil des stagiaires et symposium d’ouverture du 3ème stage international de clavecin de Saint-Quirin


(FR) Blandine Verlet, Harpsichord Masterclasses (Paris) (May 30 - June 1, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 20, 2009

Blandine Verlet will host harpsichord and chamber music masterclasses in Paris from May 30th to June 1st , 2009. The masterclasses are offered to all levels of harpsichordists and for  those interested in chamber music.

For more information, visit this site: http://www.spectable.com or contact: jeanluc_ho@hotmail.com


(IT) Musica Antica a Serrapetrona, Early Music Summer Courses (July 5 - 12, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 20, 2009

“”This year marks the 5th edition of Musica Antica a Serrapetrona, offering you 8 days of Baroque Music in a medieval town in the heart of Italy. Daily lessons, concerts, excursions to historical monuments and wine cellars, all in a unique and inspiring landscape: all of this for just EUR 290,-  inclusive acccomodation.

Teacher: Marco Vitale, organ, chamber music and basso continuo


(FR) Summer course in harpsichord, clavichord, and organ -- Saint-Quirin (Moselle) (July 31-Aug. 7, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 20, 2009

The “Festival des Sept Roses de Saint-Quirin” announce their summer course programme in harpsichord, clavichord, organ, musical rhetoric, singing and improvisation. 

Faculty members include:

  • Monique Zanetti: chant (professeur au Conservatoire d’Aix en Provence) 
  • Aline Zylberajch: clavecin (professeur au Conservatoire de Strasbourg) 
  • Etienne Baillot: clavicorde (professeur aux Conservatoires de Chambéry et Dole)
  • Pierre-Alain Clerc: rhétorique musicale, orgue (professeur au Conservatoire deLausanne et au Centre de Musique Ancienne de Genève)
  • Christophe Durant: orgue (titulaire de l’orgue de St Quirin et professeur au Conservatoire de Musique de Saint-Avold)
  • Markus Schwenkreis: improvisation (professeur à la Schola Cantorum de Bâle)
For more information visit the website: Le Couvent  or contact: aline.z@orange.fr

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