Discover the mad craze in Follia, the sexy courtship of the elegant Minuet, the full passion of the Bouree and the pyrotechnic challenges in the Sarabande.
One of the 17th Century’s most famous women—her life, arts patronage, and historic accomplishments are explored as well as music associated with her court.
I am pleased to announce the launching of the FRESCOBALDI THEMATIC CATALOGUE ONLINE (FTCO), an annotated thematic catalogue of the works of Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), published exclusively online. The catalogue includes excerpts of over 800 compositions and citations of all known seventeenth-century and eighteenth-century sources, modern editions, and literature, and has extensive search capabilities.
Mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao, whose saga with stage four lung cancer continues to inspire an international audience, is in the midst of an astounding series of performances with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Nicholas McGegan.
An initiative of the Fondazione Academia Montis Regalis, the “Festival Armoniche Fantasie” takes place every year between June and July at Mondovi and elsewhere in the province of Cuneo in Piedmonte and the initiative of the Foundation Academia Montis Regalis.
Contre danses écossaises and françaises, quadrilles, cotillion, which were danced at court. Workshop for beginners and advanced!
Orpheon wishes to open your eyes and ears to the marvelous world of string instruments of the Renaissance, the Baroque and the Classical Periods. The collection now contains over 170 violins, violas, violoncellos, violas da gamba, violas d'amore, barytons and historical bows dating mostly from 1560 to 1780, all restored to their original playing conditions and placed at the disposal of members of the Orpheon Consort, professional musicians and outstanding students from all over Europe for competitions, recordings, concerts and longterm study.
We are reminded to visit the web pages of Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) SRL to view the latest additions of titles to their inventory.
Birdsong has inspired many composers, and the flute was chosen as the perfect tool to illustrate this theme in music.The imitation of the nightingale, the cuckoo, goldfinch's gave birth to beautiful sonatas, concertos, cantatas and arias from operas.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
This acclaimed quartet is joined by soprano Cecile Kempernaers in a musical portrait of the renowned flamboyant English king and his six wives.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Music Department, in collaboration with the Vilas Foundation, is delighted to announce a three-day residency of esteemed British musicologist and Renaissance scholar David Fallows. Professor Fallows will host three UW-Milwaukee events relating to Renaissance music and music scholarship. All events at UW-Milwaukee are free and open to the public.
The latest issue of 19th-Century Music ( Vol. 34, No. 3, Spring 2011) is now available on line.
Harmonia celebrates springtime with songs and dance music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early Baroque.
In temperate regions, there is no more highly-anticipated season of the year than spring. After many long and dreary winter months, spring brings relief in the form of warmer weather, more sun, a welcoming outdoors, and the flowering of trees and other vegetation. Spring can be seen, heard, and felt.
Le Parnasse François
The International Baroque Institute at Longy offers a comprehensive program taught by an unparalleled international faculty. The program features eight full days of master classes, ensembles, orchestra sessions, concerts, lectures and continuo coaching.
Summer is the perfect time to try something new, rekindle your passion for music, or just stay in shape! Broaden your musical horizons by taking an enrichment workshop, weekly class, or private lessons. Our supportive faculty provide stimulating and innovative programs that are sure to keep you motivated throughout the summer. Check out our wide variety of summertime offerings for adults of all ages and abilities.
- Weekend Chamber Extravaganza! (2011 June 17-19)
- Voice (2011 June 21-July 14)
- Longy Summer Early Dance Workshop (2011 July 24 -30)
Bacchanalia presents music of the French Baroque for one and two flutes with violin and basso continuo.
Clarion Hosts Fourth Annual Clarion Collegium Week
to Focus on Works of Handel
Educational Week with Free Admission to Baroque Performance Master Classes
From May 11th to May 16th, 2011, the Clarion Society will present its fourth annual Clarion Collegium Week (CCW) of master classes for gifted young musicians. Launched in 2008 in partnership with the New York Collegium, CCW assembles advanced music students and young professional musicians from around the country to be educated together in historical performance practice by some of the world's most respected Early Music specialists.
May we invite you to join us for some very stimulating courses in Early Music in some of the most spectacular settings one can imagine? These courses, geared for professional and amateur alike, offer a pedagogically well balanced program of technique classes, master classes and ensemble playing.
A WEEK OF INTENSIVE EXCHANGE AND MUSIC-MAKING
The international seminar of early music in Wallonie offers musicians the possibility of deepening all facets of their musical skills.
For over thirty years SFEMS has offered one of the most comprehensive summer early music programs in the United States, led by a faculty of international artists in residence. Instrumental and vocal master classes, lectures, coached ensembles, and recitals provide an opportunity for musicians and dancers at a variety of levels to improve their ensemble skills, performance techniques, and teaching abilities.
The Seattle Recorder Society’s Port Townsend Early Music Workshop at the University of Puget Sound offers an opportunity for players of recorder, viol, and historical winds to study and play music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque, and the 20th century.
Festival of European Baroque and Classical Music
An early music festival, workshops and masterclasses in the Abbey of Vignogoul near Montpellier.
Thursday Afternoon, June 9, 2011
Conference delegates are invited to observe three selected Chorus America Conducting Fellows as they are coached by American Bach Soloists‘ artistic and music director Jeffrey Thomas.
Upcoming conference on the future of early music held at the Boston Early Music Festival.