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(FR) Les Passions Baroque Orchestra at Montauban - Jean-Marc Andrieu dir. Concert: "Voyage in Baroque Europe" (9 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 02, 2012

Location: Palais des Congrès - Avenue du Maréchal Foch - 65 100 Lourdes

Concert performed at the Festival of Lourdes, works from C.P.E. Bach, Quantz, Couperin, Telemann et Vivaldi. There will also be an interview ( 19:00-20:00 10 apr 2012) on France Musique’s programme “Les traverses du temps": Marcel Quillevéré with Jean-Marc Andrieu. A podcast of the interview will later be available on the France Musique site. 
        


(CR) Ganassi

Contributed by Admin on Apr 02, 2012
Ganassi is a group dedicated to the dissemination of Renaissance and Baroque music, which brings together musicians who have played and loved period music for over a decade. Its name comes from Silvestro Ganassi (1492 -?), One of the most important theorists of the Renaissance, who also has the merit of being the first to write a treatise devoted exclusively to the recorder: The Fontegara, printed in Venice in 1535.
               

(FR) Ensemble Alla francesca

Contributed by Admin on Apr 01, 2012
Internationally recognized for the quality of its performances and the originality of its projects, Alla francesca figures among groups who strive to discover and interpret repertoire in the best of conditions. The interpretation, both lively and poetic, is the result of a long process of maturation, research and exchange, a music test of performance practice, with a real sense of collaboration and contact with the public.
         

(UK) Fretwork

Contributed by Admin on Mar 31, 2012

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“For over 25 years, all around the globe, Fretwork has brought music for viols to life through live concerts, recordings and broadcasts. Their repertory includes anything and everything that can be played on viols, from the first printed music in Venice in 1501 to music composed for them today.
               


(FI) Sastamala Gregoriana Early Music Festival (21-27 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 31, 2012
“Sastamala Gregoriana is a festival celebrating and fostering the appreciation of Finnish medieval art and culture. It is inspired by Sastamala Old Church. This is a historically important building, a beautiful and spiritually uplifting environment, and an acoustic space with unique qualities, which are perfectly suited to “early music”. This combination is something that deserves to be known and appreciated by local, national and international visitors.
                

(CA) The Grand Philharmonic Choir (Mark Vuorinen, Conductor) Concert:: "St. Matthew Passion" (6 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2012

Location: Centre in the Square, Kitchener Ontario, Canada

“Star tenor Benjamin Butterfield, performs the role of the Evangelist, telling the Passion story in this deeply moving Good Friday tradition. Bach: St. Matthew Passion (In German, with English surtitles). Mark Vuorinen, conductor. Soloists Evangelist: Benjamin Butterfield (Tenor), Christus: Doug Williams (Bass-Baritone), Meredith Hall (Soprano), Daniel Taylor (Alto), Cory Knight (Tenor) and Daniel Lichti (Bass-Baritone).”
                       


(US) American Bach Soloists (ABS): Listen to Jeffrey Thomas's interview of Ton Koopman

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2012
“ABS Music Director (Jeffrey Thomas) led a discussion about Bach's Mass in B Minor prior to the recent performance of that work by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Ton Koopman. The concert took place in UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall, under the auspices of Cal Performances.“
    

(UK) Concanentes

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2012

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“Since its formation in 1996, Concanentes has established itself as one of the leading ensembles specialising in the performance of music from the Middle Ages and the sixteenth century. Winner of the 1998 Bankers' Trust Pyramid Award, Concanentes went on to be selected for the 1999-2000 Classics West Business & Arts Partnership scheme. In 1999 the ensemble appeared in the International Early Music Network Young Artists' Competition and was selected for the late Yehudi Menuhin's Live Music Now! scheme. The year 2000 saw a debut recital in the Purcell Room in London as part of the Intrada series, as well as concerts in the Barcelona and Bruges Early Music Festivals and the National Early Music Showcase.  …
         

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