News » Early Music Concerts 2014-2015
(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices: "Celebration of 10 Years of Renaissance Music Making" (30-31 May, 6 June)
(From a recent SF Renaissance Voices news release)
San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Katherine McKee, Music Director) concert: "Our Favorite Things - A Celebration of 10 Years of Renaissance Music Making: featuring works by Allegri, Byrd, Palestrina, Janequin, Josquin and others" ...
San Diego’s premiere early music performance ensemble, concludes its 12th season with “A Tale of Two Cities: Paris and Rome,” featuring Giacomo Carissimi’s oratorio Jephte and Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s miniature tragédie en musique, Actéon. Performances are May 8 & 9, 2015. ...
(From a recent Bach Society Houston newsletter)
"Bach Society Houston will host a Bach Marathon on Saturday, March 21, from 1:00pm until 9:00pm. It’s the 330th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach and we will celebrate it – not by running – but by presenting live music for eight hours! ...
Location: St John’s Smith Square, London, UK
Holy Week was one of the richest sources of inspiration for many of Europe’s Renaissance composers. As the tension mounted in the approach to the crucifixion and resurrection, the music accompanying the liturgy would become more emotional and highly wrought. The greatest drama was found in the candlelit service of Tenebrae held at sunset; the shadows lengthening as the candles were extinguished one by one.
In this candlelit programme on the eve of Maundy Thursday Chapelle du Roi performs music from the three great days.
(US) Crawford Young in Concert: Medieval and Renaissance lute “The Lost Petrucci Book c1508” (Concert date: March 22, 2015 at 4pm.)
Location: Ifshin Violins, 6420 Fairmont Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, at the El Cerrito Plaza (adjacent to the El Cerrito Plaza BART station)
Admission $20. Light refreshment served afterwards- please bring a beverage to share.
Crawford Young, well-known Renaissance and medieval lutenist, who teaches at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland, as well as other venues all over the world, is in the Bay Area during the month of March. He would like to meet lute players here in the Bay Area. ...
La Donna Musicale presents "Queen of French Baroque: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre". This concert, on March 14th at 4pm, celebrates the 350th anniversary of the birth of Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a female french baroque concert.
(From a recent NBBP reminder)
Location: Hamilton (March 28th) & Waterloo (March 29th) Ontario, CA
"Following the unqualified success of last season’s Messiah performance, the Nota Bene Baroque Players have decided, by popular demand, to repeat the performance of Handel’s great masterpiece. Again this year, the performance(s) will take place one week before Easter, ...
(From a recent SFRV newsletter)
Location: San Francisco CA, US
"San Francisco Renaissance Dancers (Jennifer Meller, Director) is the resident dance troupe of San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Katherine McKee, Music Director) and the only professional period dance company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 2012 they have flourished and have become an integral part of San Francisco Renaissance Voices season concert offerings, ...
"A celebration of more than a millennium of music, through concerts, events, and happenings taking place simultaneously across Europe, the REMA European Day of Early Music is an official day for early music and a focal point for the promotion of the historical musical heritage in Europe. The first edition in 2013 took place under the patronage of Mrs Androulla Vassiliou, member of the European Commission, while the second edition in 2014 was supported by UNESCO. ...
(From a recent concert notice email from Andrew Collis)
From Prussia With Love
Andrew Collis Recorders; Ibi Aziz Bass Viol; Yat-Soon Yeo Harpsichord
Music by the Bach family, Telemann, Janitsch and the première of "In the Mind of a Butterfly" by Andy Meyers
News from Wilfrid Laurier University's Faculty of Music ...
Date: Feb 5/15
Time: 20:00 - 22:00
Location: Maureen Forrester Recital Hall
Cost: Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students
Due to poor weather our Monday, February 2nd Tafelmusik concert will now take place on Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 8pm in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall. ...
(From the latest Nota Bene Baroque Players Newsletter)
News from the Nota Bene Baroque Players ~ Julie Baumgartel, Artistic Director (NBBP) of its upcoming concert line-up in January 2015:
"In Search of Beauty" (Jan. 11th): "Featuring works for 2 and 3 solo parts, and even an oboe concerto! We will hear some of the finest instrumental music from Albinoni, Uccellini, Corelli, Biber, Buonamente, Fux and Buxtehude. ..."
"The Mystery Solved" (Jan. 17th and 18th): "Tafelmusik's principal horn Derek Conrod and his protégé, Joe Sharp join NBBP with a virtuosic concerto for 2 horns by Vivaldi, as well as excerpts from Handel’s Water Music. Along the way they promise to solve the mystery of the valveless horn in a surprising demonstration that ...
From a recent BEMF newsletter concert reminder.
"The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final book of madrigals, led by Grammy-nominated Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs.
From a recent Harmonia Sacra newsletter of 10 Oct 2014
A reminder of 2 concerts this weekend ~ "When Loves soft passion ..." on 11 Oct 2014 and "Voix sacrées & Sacrées voix!" 12 Oct 2014. "Harmonia Sacra awaits this Saturday at the first of the season's "Avant-Scène baroque" at the Phoenix. We hope to see you there!" ...
(US) New Comma Baroque News Release: " 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making at the court of Frederick the Great"
October 8, 2014 - This fall, New Comma Baroque presents 2 special programs celebrating 300 Years of C.P.E. Bach and music-making
at the court of Frederick the Great:
- Oct. 30, 2014 - Johann Gottlieb Graun's Concerto for Violin, Viol & Orchestra in c-minor
- Nov. 1 & 16, 2014 - In the Court of the Prussian King - Virtuosity at the Court of Frederick the Great
Location: Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
The month of June has arrived and some concert dates have already been sold out!
Handel and the Hanoverians - SOLD OUT (Thu 5 June, 6.30pm) / BHS Recital: Old and New, Tired and True (Tue 10 June, 6.30pm) / Royal Handel - SOLD OUT (Thu 12 June, 6:30pm) / Duets for the Duchess - SOLD OUT (Thu 19 June, 6.30pm) / Acis and Galatea (Sat 1 June, 4-10pm) / Handel and the Burlington Circle - SOLD OUT (Thurs 26 June, 6.30pm)