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(CA) Early Music Vancouver NewsRelease (23 may 2012): Jose Verstappen to receive Howard Mayer Brown Award

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012
“We [Early Music Vancouver] are thrilled to announce that José Verstappen, Artistic Director of Early Music Vancouver will receive the Howard Mayer Brown Award for lifetime achievement in the field of early music! 
    

(UK) Institute of Musical Research Conference: Music and Shape (12-14 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012

Location: Institute of Musical Research and King's College London, London UK

“Musicians habitually describe music as being shaped, especially when speaking of performance. This conference aims to explore, from as many perspectives as possible, relationships between music and shape. It contributes to the AHRC-funded Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice and its project, based at King’s College London, on ‘Shaping Music in Performance’ (www.cmpcp.ac.uk/smip.html), and is organised in collaboration with the Institute of Musical Research.“ (IMR website)
    


(UK) Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 2012 (18-26 may 2012) Reviews

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012

If you missed attending any of the fine performances at this year’s Lufthansa Festival 2012, here are a couple reviews that may entice you to next year’s offerings. Read on and enjoy! -- Editor

  • The Telegraph: “Dunedin Consort, Lufthansa Festival, St John’s Smith Square, review by Ivan Hewett 1:32PM BST 23 May 2012”
  • The Guardian: ”L'Olimpiade – review by George Hall Monday 21 May 2012 15.23 BST ”
        

(CA) ATMA Newsletter (29 may 2012): New Releases

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012

(From the latest ATMA newsletter) 

Two new releases that may be of interest to you from ATMA Classique: “Les goûts accordésEsteban La Rotta, theorbo and “Nouveaux «Brandebourgeois»Montréal Baroque
    


(UK) Hyperion Newsletter (25 may 2012): June 2012 Releases

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012

(From the latest Hyperion newsletter)

Hyperion's Record of the Month for June 2012 sees the long-awaited third release in Marc-André Hamelin's Haydn Piano Sonatas series … Our long-standing relationship with St Paul's Cathedral Choir is re-vivified as new director of music Andrew Carwood leads captivating performances of the Mozart Missa solemnis & other works with a host of distinguished soloists. Contrasting Renaissance delights come from The Brabant Ensemble and Stephen Rice in the enlightening Mouton Missa Tu es Petrus & other works which includes the complete eight-part motets, and in Arias for Guadagni, Iestyn Davies' imaginative homage to his eponymous eighteenth-century predecessor and the wondrous vocal showpieces he inspired from the likes of Handel and Gluck; Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen provide glorious accompaniment. …”
    


(SE) eClassical Newsletter (25 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 30, 2012

(From the latest eClassical newsletter)

“We are happy to be able to report a break-through in our negotiations with different labels, enabling us to provide you with more high-resolution content from labels already here, as well as from a number of labels new to eClassical.
     


(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices Concert: (9 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 29, 2012

Location: St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley CA, US

“Concert from the Court of Kangxi - featuring Charles d'Ambleville's (C1599-1637) "Mass of the Beijing Jesuits" performed alternatim with traditional Chinese instruments and music

San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Todd Jolly, Music Director) returns to the Berkeley Festival & Exhibition of Early Music with this exciting performance, Concert from the Court of Kangxi, as part of this year's Festival's theme of cross-cultural influences in Early Music. This concert includes the debut of our Dance Early & Ancient troupe and guest artists Adam Cockerham, theorbo and Esther Lam, harpsichord. Featured is Charles D'Ambleville's (c1599-1637) Mass of the Beijing Jesuits performed alternatim using traditional Chinese music and instruments including xiao, ehru, ruan and yangqin and a special surprise to start the concert!
    


(UK) Academy of Saint Cecilia Workshop for Singers with David Allinson (14 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 29, 2012

Location: St George's Cathedral, Westminster Bridge Road, Southwark, London, SE1 7HY, UK

Tutored by David Allinson

The day will be run by David Allinson, assisted by Nick Gale (Director of Music, St George’s Cathedral) who will run a workshop in Gregorian Chant and Alistair Dixon (Chapelle du Roi) will run a workshop in reading English music from facsimile.
    

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