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(FR) Festival de Froville Pre-Festival Concerts (27, 28 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2012

The Festival de Froville opens on the 19th of may with Concerto Köln and Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater followed by thirteen concerts in Froville and Lunéville. Before this date, so anticipated, the festival proposes two exceptional concerts.

The musicians of the film“Intouchables” visit Lunéville on April 27th, in the Festival Hall of Cirey sur Vezouze, and, April 28th at the Lunéville Castle Chapel. ”Le Cariccio Français” directed by Philippe Le Fèvre, with Hélène Dufour, harpsichord; Yann Rolland, countertenor; Estelle Béréau, soprano,  perform:

Antonio VIVALDI’s most appreciated airs
Some works of XVIIIth century Venice
Motets and opera excerpts for soprano or countertenor (solo or duo)

         


(UK) Cambridge University Press: 20% off books at the Byzantine Studies Spring Symposium

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2012
From the latest Cambridge University Press newsletter: “We are offering an extended 20% discount on books displayed at the 2012 Byzantine Studies Spring Symposium held in Oxford.

You will find a full selection of titles on display during the conference on our conference page. Even if you were unable to visit our stand, we would still like to offer you this special discount. Be sure to order by the end of April when this discount expires!”
          

(UK) Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday! (21-22 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2012

“Welcome to the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations and join us as we throw a party to celebrate Stratford-upon-Avon’s favourite son.”

“This unique event has taken place in Stratford for nearly 200 years. It is a tradition that brings together the local community, performers, artists and ambassadors from around the world in a vibrant celebration of the life and works of William Shakespeare“ (view the short video discussion on the bard’s real day of birth!)
      


(CA) The Toronto Consort Concert: The Original Carmina Burana (27, 28 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2012

Location: Trinity St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W., Toronto ON, CA

“For its 2011-12 season finale, The Toronto Consort presents The Original Carmina Burana — not to be confused with the work by the 20th century composer Carl Orff. The original, rarely performed medieval music and poetry inspired Orff and many other composers over the centuries. …
       


(BE) Flanders Festival -- MAfestival 2012: Triste plaisir et douloureuse Joye (3-12 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2012

Location: Bruges, BE

“The Flanders Festival Bruges, also called MAfestival, wants to be a guiding, critical and contemporary festival, specialized in early music. It constantly searches for new developments and launches new developments through creation, presentation, education and participation. … The programme of the edition 2012 has been published! Discover our exciting, surprising and quality concerts. Tickets can be ordered from the 17th of April.”

The Festival boasts a list of world-class concerts, but as well, a competition, fringe concerts as well as an early music exposition.
                 


(UK) Cambridge Early Music Concerts: Jakob Lindberg Plays Jacobean Lute Music (22 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2012

Location: Howard Theatre, Downing College, St Andrew's Street, Cambridge

One of the world's greatest lutenists plays in Cambridge!  Jakob Lindberg's programme of Jacobean music for solo lute includes works by Dowland, Cuthbert Hely, Robert Johnson and Daniel Bacheler, as well as anonymous Scottish folk tunes.

“...there are certain musicians who maintain an almost inhuman track record of unblemished excellence in their fields.  One such is the Swedish lutenist Jakob Lindberg. His seriousness of purpose is matched by a keen appreciation of wit and charm that’s supported by absolute security of technique and the intelligence of a master.   In Tune”

               


(US) The Rose Ensemble Concert: Spain in the New World (20-22 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2012

Locations:
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, St. Paul, MN (20 apr 2012)
The Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN (21 apr 2012)
Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN (22 apr 2012)

The Rose Ensemble with special guests: Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, Nell Snaidas (soprano), Danny Mallon (percussion), Charles Weaver (Baroque guitar)

“Join us in exploring the creation of new music that flourished in both urban centers and rustic villages of the New World. Old world Iberian musical culture, dominated by the Catholic Church, met burgeoning indigenous practice within the new territories, giving rise to both cross-cultural struggles and collaborative musical expression.
                


(US) The Four Nations Ensemble Concert: Lamentations and Uluations (22, 25 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2012

Locations:
The 44th Ulster Chamber Music Series, Church of the Holy Cross, 30 Pine Grove Avenue, Kingston  NY, US (22 apr 2012)
The New Church, 114 East 35 Street. New York N, US (25 apr 2012)

The Four Nations Ensemble
Andrew Fouts and Tanya Chulochnikova, violin
Therese Salomon, viola
Loretta O’Sullivan, cello
Andrew Appel, harpsichord and director
Guest artist: Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

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