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(US) Early Music DC - October 2011 Concert Listing

Contributed by Admin on Oct 06, 2011

A reminder from Early Music DC of their October 2011 concert listing. You may be interested if you are in the area.  …
  


(UK) New Chaconne Release: "Chamber Vespers, Miniature Masterpieces of the Italian Baroque" (CHAN 0782)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 06, 2011
The Gonzaga Band
Faye Newton soprano    
Jamie Savan treble cornett • mute cornett    
Richard Sweeney theorbo    
Steven Devine harpsichord • chamber organ    
with
Clare Wilkinson mezzo-soprano    
Gawain Glenton treble cornett • mute cornett
  

(UK) Scottish Lute and Early Guitar Society - Inaugural meeting of October 1, 2011

Contributed by Admin on Oct 06, 2011
“The first meeting took place in the Laigh Room at St Cecilia’s Hall, and seems to have been a success, with all participants wishing to do more of the same in the future.“

(US) Opera Today: "GOEHRING: Three modes of perception in Mozart — the philosophical, pastoral, and comic in Così fan tutte" (Book review by Dr. Brad Eden, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 03, 2011
“According to the book jacket, this is the first major scholarly study of Così fan tutte, considered to be one of Mozart's least-understood operas and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's most interesting text. Così fan tutte has been studied extensively, despite the broad assertion stated in the book. What the author of this study brings to the reader, which others have not, is a detailed examination of the philosophical, pastoral, and comic background of the libretto, characters, and music of the opera.
  

(FR) Les Passions, Les Eléments (dir. Joël Suhubiette)): "Requiem by Jean Gilles" (Concert, 16 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 02, 2011

From the Catherine Kauffmann-Saint-Martin (Agency Media Relations, specialized for musical events) blog pages:

Sunday, 16 october, under the direction de Jean-Marc Andrieu, Les Passions, Les Eléments (dir. Joël Suhubiette), Anne Magouët, Vincent Lièvre-Picard, Bruno Boterf and Alain Buet, will perform at the  Baroque de Pontoise. On the programme: Requiem et Lamentations by Jean Gilles (1668-1705). 


(CA) The Toronto Consort: "Venetian Splendour: The Music of Johann Rosenmüller"

Contributed by Admin on Oct 02, 2011
Toronto, August 25, 2011 —The Toronto Consort launches the 2011-12 season on October 21 and 22, 2011 with a flourish of Venetian opulence — as heard through the ears of a German baroque composer, Johann Rosenmüller.
  

(UK) The English Concert: "Critical acclaim at the Wigmore"

Contributed by Admin on Oct 02, 2011

We opened our 2011-12 season this week with Artistic Director Harry Bicket at Wigmore Hall with two performances of a programme featuring music by Alessandro Scarlatti, Handel, Vivaldi and Venturini. Scarlatti and Handel were sung by renowned tenor Ian Bostridge, while Mr Venturini, despite his name, turned out to have come from the Low Countries, only adding to the interest surrounding his unfamiliar Sonata in G minor, a piece that particularly attracted the attention of Geoff Brown in The Times


(US) Early Music Foundation Presents French Harpsichordist Bertrand Cuiller (18 Nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 30, 2011

INTERNATIONAL DEBUT CONCERT

Early Music Foundation presents Bertrand Cuiller, French harpsichordist. Bertrand Cuiller (Paris), young, exceptional harpsichordist, has received praise by European music critics. He appears regularly as soloist in many European cities, in prestigious festivals and places including Folles Journées, la Roque d’Anthéron, la Cité de la Musique, Saintes, Utrecht, les Concerts Parisiens, le Printemps des Arts de Nantes, and Japan. This event is Mr. Cuiller’s exclusive New York debut.
  

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