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(UK) The Sixteen Choral Workshops 2012

Contributed by Admin on Mar 21, 2012
“Our annual workshop series returns in 2012 at a range of venues across the country. These workshops offer hundreds of keen choral singers the opportunity to delve deeper into some of the Choral Pilgrimage 2012 repertoire. Workshops are led by two prominent members of The Sixteen; associate conductor Eamonn Dougan and singer and musicologist Sally Dunkley. …
               

(US) Bach Society Houston Abendmusik Concert: J. S. Bach's St. John Passion (1, 6 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 21, 2012
Abendmusik Concerts are named after a tradition—begun in the seventeenth century and perhaps best known under Buxtehude around 1700—of giving public concerts in churches outside of worship services, often financed by businessmen and private donors. In this series the Bach Society presents secular works, larger sacred works such as the passion settings and oratorios, and guest ensembles in a concert setting.
                

(US) Tallis Scholars Concert: "The Field of the Cloth of Gold" (23 mar 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 20, 2012

Music by Cornysh, Browne, and Mouton 

Location: Blessed Sacrament Church, 5041 9th Ave. NE, Seattle WA, US

“Between June 7 and 24, 1520, in fields near Calais, there took place one of the most spectacular political summit meetings of all time. Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France met to seal a treaty of friendship between their two warring countries, with no expense sparred. Everything was carefully prepared to make the surface seem smooth, yet everything had an undercurrent of the most intense rivalry, from the negotiations of high state to the wrestling, the food, the jousting--and the music. …
          


(BE) Scherzi Musicali Concerts Newsletter (24 feb 2012): "La Saison des amours" (20 apr 2012); "Malines" (26 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 20, 2012
From the February 24, 2012 newsletter, Scherzi Musicali will be performing two concerts at the  Festival van Vlaanderen. Details below.
                     

(BE) Musica.be: Master Class Bach with Sigiswald Kuijken (29 oct-4 nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 20, 2012

Cantates All Saints and All Soul’s Day

“For the 18th time Musica, Impulse Centre for Music organizes an international master class. Musicians from all over the world participate in these master classes. In this edition Sigiswald Kuijken passes on his immense experience and vision to young musicians who seek their way in the world of early music.
                


(UK) Stile Antico: New recording receives French award

Contributed by Admin on Mar 20, 2012
Tune thy Musicke to thy Hart has become the third Stile Antico disc to be honoured by French magazine Classica. According to the citation, Stile Antico and Fretwork 'adapt wondrously to the diversity of styles, and the large polyphonic structures are here rendered with rare precision.'”
              

(CA) Ottawa Chamberfest 2012 launches March 21 (26 jul - 09 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 18, 2012

GORDON PINSENT TO LAUNCH OTTAWA CHAMBERFEST 2012

March 21 at 7:00PM, Gordon Harrison Gallery
Legendary Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent will be guest of honour at a party to formally launch the 19th edition of the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival. The invitation-only event will be held at the Gordon Harrison Gallery, 495 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00PM.
 
Mr. Pinsent will make his debut at Ottawa Chamberfest 2012 as narrator of The Carnival of the Animals and Enoch Arden.
            


(DE) Musikmesse Frankfurt (21-24 mar 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 17, 2012
Musikmesse Frankfurt - The International Fair for Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Production and Music Business Connections

The Musikmesse is the world's leading trade fair for the world of music. Here, you will find a complete range of products with everything required for making music, not to mention innumerable workshops, concerts, demonstrations and discussion events. …”
                  

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The “Summer Workshop and Festival 2013” season has come and gone! Have you posted a review of a recent workshop on your site or blog page? Let us know and we will mention it on our news pages. Feel free to browse our summer workshops list, it is never too early to plan for the next installment of summer workshops.  Let us know if we have missed a workshop listing or if updated information is needed. Summer Workshop Organizers: let us know of your plans as your summer workshop details are finalized for 2014. Visit our Summer Workshop Links ("Web Links" section) for past/next year summer workshop details.  Should you wish, you may also browse our news articles filtered by “Workshops/ Festivals 2013” category for more “up-to-the-minute” details of this year’s workshops. All of the best of wishes to everyone during this wonderful fall/ winter/ spring concert season and plan early for the summer of 2013 summer workshop season! Merry musik making. (ed.)


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