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In cooperation with the Lute Society of America, Inc.
The Lute Society of America is pleased to return to the West Coast, and co-present this Workshop with Early Music Vancouver.
A reminder from the BEMF:Great seats are still available for two extraordinary operas at the 2011 Boston Early Music Festival. Don't miss out. BEMF Opera productions consistently sell out.
Summer School of Early Music is an Early Music course targeting the historically informed performance mainly of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Music. Some of the recorder classes concentrate on contemporary music as well.
Imagine a long weekend filled with music-making, camaraderie, good food, and a beautiful setting in nature, and you are already having dreams of attending the Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat. Located just 20 miles east of Portland, and perched on a bluff overlooking the spectacular Columbia River, Menucha is an idyllic retreat center.
(US) "Bach’s Passions – Musical Language and Religious Contexts" Summer Course - Yale Institue of Sacred Music (2011 June 6-11)
June 6–10, 2011
In the course of its annual Summer Term, the Yale Institute of Sacred Music will offer a weeklong course on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passions, taught by Yale faculty member Prof. Markus Rathey:
Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John and St. Matthew Passions, considered cornerstones of the western classical music canon, form the culmination of his art as a composer of sacred music. The revival of Bach’s music in 19th century concert halls began with Mendelssohn’s performance of the St. Matthew Passion.
(FR) Brillamment Baroque (Brilliantly Baroque) -- 11th international Early Music and Baroque Workshop (2011 February 19-26)
The competition provides a major boost to young professional careers, offering the winners opportunities for touring, recording and broadcasting. In 2011 the Master of Ceremonies will be Elizabeth Wallfisch, who is joined by a panel of judges that includes some of the world’s finest early music specialists.
The Aula offers an introduction to early music for any students curious about original instruments or interested in developing their knowledge of early repertoire. It also brushes up on basic theory and provides excellent preparation for further study.
(US) Renaissance Society of America (RSA) -- Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the RSA (March 24-26, 2011)
The Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the RSA
Montreal, Québec Canada
24-26 March, 2011
Although the call for papers deadline is now past due, you may review the suggested round table discussions on the RSA website.
“Since 1954, the Renaissance Society of America has been the leading organization in the Americas for the interdisciplinary study of the period 1300-1650 in Western history. The RSA brings together members from many backgrounds who are interested in a wide variety of disciplines related to this period.