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(SE) eClassical CD Release: "In The Dark: Platinum Consort"

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2012
“The Platinum Consort, with their director Scott Inglis-Kidger, make their debut recording on Resonus with a programme of music both for and inspired by the Tenebrae tradition. Featuring some of the most powerful and poignant choral music to come from the western world, the Platinum Consort present a survey of works from the sixteenth century to the present day - including James MacMillan's stunning Miserere and Tenebrae settings by the consort's  …”
     

(FR) Sagittarius: July Concert Listings

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2012

(From Sagittarius recent newsletter)

The July concert listings for Sagittarius may be read on their recent newsletter. Of note, Michel Laplénie conducts the Stuttgart Opera choirs in a new production of “Platée” (Jean-Philippe Rameau) from 1-13 jul 2012; end of choral workshop concert 21 jul 2012; concert at the “Festival Musiques à la Chabotterie” 24 jul 2012.
    


(BE) Gent Festival van Vlaanderen: "How Music Saved Venezuela's Children"

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2012

(From a recent Gent Festival van Vlaanderen newsletter)

Although not directly related to early music field, but certainly possible with early music orchestras, a post in a recent Gent Festival van Vlaanderen newsletter makes mention of the “remarkable accomplishment of a great humanist, José Antonio Abreu, who dedicated his life to set up the 'Sistema' in 1975, an extraordinary music and social project which has been running in Venezuela in an attempt to transform the lives of the nations poorest children. …” (YouTube Quote).
    


(UK) Hyperion New Releases for July 2012

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012
Hyperion has released the titles available as of the month of July 2012. There may be one early music title of interest to you.
    

(UK) Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2012 Reminder (8-11 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012
A reminder from the organizers of the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2012, online booking is now closed and “people can still book manually by contacting one of the conference organisers. For those booking accommodation in a hotel outside of the campus, campus registration can be completed and paid for at the conference. …
                

(FR) Ensemble Akadêmia Newsletter: Summer Schedule

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012

(From the latest Ensemble Akadêmia newsletter)

“After a rich season of concerts, Akadêmia heads back to the festivals …“


(UK) The Sixteen: July News

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012

(From the latest The Sixteen newsletter)

“After a busy June performing in Manchester, London and Versailles The Sixteen continues its festival appearances with three July concerts. …
    


(US) Unquiet Thoughts Article: "Saturday morning quotes 2.6: 15th century music" (06 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012
“Today, we share a few quotes excerpted from an article by Howard Mayer Brown (1930 – 1993) , a musicologist and renaissance specialist whose work brought to light many important aspects of performance of old music.  …
  

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