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(CA) Spiritus Ensemble "Bach Vespers for Thanksgiving" (2 Oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 21, 2011
“Spiritus Ensemble begins its third season of Bach Vespers with two cantatas chosen for the Thanksgiving season.  Cantata 192, 'Now thank we all our God' is one of Bach's shortest cantatas, three movements based on the well-known chorale melody.  It will be followed by Cantata 79, 'God the Lord is sun and shield', which begins with one of Bach's grandest choral movements, accompanied by brass, timpani, flutes, oboes, strings and organ. 
  

(AT) Orpheon Foundation: View videos from recent/past events

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011
As well as keeping a very interesting website, the Orpheon Foundation may also be found on Facebook where you can view some videos of recent and past events.

(US) Bloomington Early Music Festival Summary (By Anna Pranger) (19 Sep 2011, Harmonia Early Music)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011
“Sorry for my tardiness on getting this summary out! There was some great stuff at BLEMF this year, here’s a summary of all the exciting things that happened over those five days!

(UK) Recently Released by Il Complesso Barocco Christoph Gluck "Ezio" (Review by Andrew Clements, 15 Sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011

Release Date: 29 Aug 2011
Label: Virgin Classics

“Before he changed the course of operatic history with his "reform" operas of the 1760s and 1770s, Gluck was a respected and thoroughly conventional composer of opera seria, almost all of them written to librettos by Metastasio.  …


(US) Musicians of the Old Post Road - Nightingale aria (Bononcini)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011
“Musicians of the Old Post Road's recording session in May, 2011 of an aria by Bononcini for its upcoming "Roman Handel" CD.

(FR) L' association les Festes de Thalie: Agrémens Concert and Presentation (22-23 Oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 17, 2011
Theatrical and musical entertainment for all ages: a few fables of La Fontaine and tasty tirades extracted from the famous “Traité de Quantz”, mixed with pieces for baroque flute and harpsichord by JS Bach, Boismortier, Quantz, Rameau and Telemann form the program for this concert -show.
  

(US) Salon/Sanctuary 2011-2012 Educational Initiative

Contributed by Admin on Sep 17, 2011
“In the 2011 – 2012 season, we are pleased to embark on a new educational initiative with the students and faculty of Juilliard415,  the school’s recently established Historical Performance program under the direction of Monica Huggett.
  

(CA) Nota Bene Baroque (NBB) Ensemble Performs @ Doors Open Waterloo Region (17 Sept 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 16, 2011
Missed the performances at last Saturday's fabulous Gala? Or heard them and want more? As part of Doors Open Waterloo Region, a small ensemble from NBB will perform this Saturday (September 17) at 11 A.M. at the brand new Knox Presbyterian Church.

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