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(US) The New York Baroque Dance Company - Dance of the Month Classes

Contributed by Admin on Apr 25, 2011
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.
 

(US) Queen Christina of Sweden (Harmonia Episode-Recording) (2011 March 7)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 25, 2011
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.


(US) Frescobaldi Thematic Catalogue Online (FTCO)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2011
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.


(US) Zheng Cao’s Magnificence Graces Philharmonia Baroque (Review by Jason Victor Serinus) (2011 March 5)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2011
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.
 

(IT) Festival Armoniche Fantasie (2011 July 2-16)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2011
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.


(AT) "Dances for Fun and Amusement" (Workshop) (Tantz-Art – Ensemble for Historical Dance) (2011 May 20-21)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
Contre danses écossaises and françaises, quadrilles, cotillion, which were danced at court. Workshop for beginners and advanced!


(IT) Exhibition in Castello di Duino, Friuli, Italy

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
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.


(IT) New Titles from Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) SRL

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
We are reminded to visit the web pages of Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) SRL to view the latest additions of titles to their inventory.


(FR) Les Oiseaux : Couperin, Haendel, Vivaldi (La Symphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne Concert) (2011 April 29-30)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2011
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.


(US) Flanders Recorder Quartet (Early Music Now concert) (2011 April 30)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
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.


(US) David Fallows in residence at UW-Milwaukee (2011 April 28-30)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
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.


(US) 19th-Century Music (Vol. 34, No. 3, Spring 2011) -- available

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
The latest issue of 19th-Century Music ( Vol. 34, No. 3, Spring 2011) is now available on line.


(US) A Springtime Celebration With Early Music Song And Dance (Harmonia Early Music radio recording) (2011 March 29)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
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.


(US) Longy Summer Programs: International Baroque Institute at Longy (IBIL) (2011 July 22-31)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
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.


(US) Longy School of Music Summer Programs

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
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.

Summer Workshops
  • Weekend Chamber Extravaganza! (2011 June 17-19)
  • Voice (2011 June 21-July 14)
  • Longy Summer Early Dance Workshop (2011 July 24 -30)


(US) Michel Blavet and Friends -- Gems of the French Baroque (Bacchanalia Baroque Ensemble Concert) (2011 April 28)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Bacchanalia presents music of the French Baroque for one and two flutes with violin and basso continuo.


(US) Fourth Annual Clarion Collegium Week (CCW) (2011 May 11-16)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
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.


(FR) Orpheon Courses for Early Music

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011

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.


(BE) Séminaire International de Musique Ancienne en Wallonie (SIMAW) (2011 July 4-9)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 20, 2011
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.


(US) SFEMS 2011 Summer Early Music Workshops (2011 June 19 - July 23)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
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.


(US) Port Townsend Early Music Workshop (2011 July 10-16)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
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.


(FR) 28th Festival PRINTEMPS DES ARTS de Nantes et du grand Ouest (2011 June 13-15)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
Festival of European Baroque and Classical Music


(FR) Rencontres internationales de l' Abbaye de Vignogoul (2011 July 22-31)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
An early music festival, workshops and masterclasses in the Abbey of Vignogoul near Montpellier.


(US) Chorus America 2011 Conference: Choral-Orchestral Masterclass with Jeffrey Thomas (American Bach Soloists)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
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.


(US) Early Music America Conference: Focus on the Future of Early Music (2011 June 15-17)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
Upcoming conference on the future of early music held at the Boston Early Music Festival.

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