(From the latest GEMS newsletter of January 5, 2012)
“We're pleased to announce that GEMS reached our goal of $20,000 to match a challenge grant from the LaSalle Adams Fund. Thanks to all of you who contributed; your generosity is greatly appreciated (and we'll gratefully accept additional contributions to the cause if you're still considering it)! …
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Led by: Sally Dunkley and Philip Cave
Location: St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, EC1A 9DE
This workshop is devoted to music by three great composers of the late 16th century: Robert White and William Byrd in England, and Philippe Rogier in Spain. Sally Dunkley and Philip Cave share their interest and experience as performers and editors and co-present a workshop including White's great five-part Lamentations and sacred music by Rogier and Byrd.
(Re-posted -- Admin)
You have most likely noticed recent listings for festivals and workshops on our news and calendar pages. If your group has not appeared on our listings, feel free to send us an email with details of your workshop or festival with a link to a webpage where we can re-direct our readers. If you publish a newsletter, we would like to sign up to your newsletter list -- send us a note and we will sign up.
To many of us, the new year signals the time of summer festivals or workshops plans. We hope our news and calendar pages will offer you the details to plan forays into the world of summer early music festival or workshop events.
All of the very best of wishes to your search for that perfect festival or workshop. Happy planning!
(FR) AKADÊMIA Françoise Lasserre -- Concerts: Composers Under the Influence: Bach - Mendelssohn - Brahms - Martin (19-21 Jan 2012)
- BACH: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
- MENDELSSOHN: Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener, opus 69, n°1Richte mich Gott, opus 78, n°2 - Mein Gott, warum hast du mich verlassen ?, opus 78, n°3
- BRAHMS: Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mu hseligen ?, opus 74, n°1
- MARTIN: Mass for Double Choir 32 Singers, organ
Françoise LASSERRE, conductor
(US) San Francisco Early Music Society Workshop: "Medieval & Renaissance Workshop - The Art of the Consort" (17-23 Jun 2012)
Director: Tom Zajac
“The Art of the Consort will be the theme of the 2012 Medieval & Renaissance Workshop, and workshop directors Tom Zajac and Greta Hryciw and the all-star faculty will be making available to participants an unprecedented selection of classes related to this theme.
AMERICAN BACH SOLOISTS CONTINUE 23rd SEASON
Following the tremendously successful, sold-out performances of Handel’s Messiah at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral in December, American Bach Soloists (ABS) and music director Jeffrey Thomas are poised to deliver a thrilling season of performances in 2012.
WITH EXCITING, ALL-BACH PROGRAMS
AND 2nd ANNUAL AMERICAN BACH SOLOISTS FESTIVAL & ACADEMY
“ One year ago today, The Countertenor Voice published its first issue. We have published around sixty articles on vocal technique and the singing life, as well as in depth reviews of recordings and artists. THANKS TO EVERYONE who has read, shared, and commented on these pieces.
(FR) Cie des Fetes baroques and Chrystelle Arcelin Baroque Dance Workshop (28 Jan; 11 Feb; 17 Mar 2012)
Contredanses , pas de bourrée, pas de rigaudon et les chassés
la matelote, Jeanne qui saute, la frêne...
pas de sissone , travail des bras .... pas de menuet,
et la "Bourrée d'Achille" danse mixte, bourrée et menuet à tour de rôle.....
Special Venise with Xavier Monimart, “costumier”
A short weekend in the countryside to advance your historical costume project … The idea is that each come with your project and cloth … Masculin or feminin. Costume workshop, in the Loir and Cher, where you work at your own pace under the watchful eyes of Xavier Monimart,“costumier hors pair” … You bring your pattern, your cloth … your machine … Limited to 6 participants!!!
(CA) Arion Ensemble Croque-Baroque à Ogilvy:: "Voyage en Italie du 17e siècle" (Journey through 17th Century Italy (13 Jan 2012)
Experience the Cammac spirit with our professionnal teachers and musicians for participants of all abilities, all ages, in a bilingual and family oriented environment.
April 27-29: The Bach Weekend with Christopher Jackson
May 18-20: The Chamber Music Weekend
Weekly sessions June 24-August 12, 2012
(From the latest Early Music DC newsletter -- ed.)
“Happy New Year! Have you recovered from the holidays yet? It's a relatively light month for concerts, but such a broad range -- from Hildegard von Bingen back in the 12th century, to Brazilian and Portuguese music from the 18th century. Let's go!
(from Jean Cassignol most recent newsletter -- ed.)
Michel Démarez, guitar/e & Jean Cassignol, recorders / flûtes à bec - New videos / Nouvelles vidéos
New repertoire for flute / recorder and guitar
Jean Cassignol, recorders / flûtes à bec
Michel Démarez, guitar / guitare
Concert in St Witz, France, 18th December 2011
Come to Philadelphia for a delightful weekend of music! This popular workshop offers a wide variety of classes held at Rutgers University Camden. After class, explore Philadelphia's historic district and enjoy gastronomical delights at downtown restaurants!
(CA) Vancouver Early Music Programme: Announcing the dates for the summer of 2012 (22 Jul - 3 Aug; 5 Aug - 17 Aug 2012)
Vancouver Early Music announces the dates for its upcoming summer programme. (Book early if you are interested in attending (ed.))
(US) Opera Today Review: "Operas of Jean-Philippe Rameau" (DVD) (Donald R. Boomgaarden Dean, College of Music and Fine Arts Loyola University New Orleans, 19 Dec 2011)
“La Gouastalla, from Destouches, PassepiedIntermdiate/advanced
« The faster you'll be able to dance, without any haste » (from music treatise). With this dance, chosen especially for its being easy and quick to learn, the choreographer and workshop leader Christine Bayle will focus on speed of execution and virtuosity, which does not depend only on the work of the feet but also on the management and feeling of one's energy.
(US) Harmonia Early Music: "Dancing In The Court Of The Sun King" By Laura Osterlund (18 December 2011)
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