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(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players Concert: "Once Upon A Time" (14 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on Apr 04, 2013

Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Music and storytelling join forces in this concert.  Nota Bene Baroque Players, in partnership with the Shadow Puppet Theatre and guest narrator Ted Follows explores in words, music and images one of the oldest sources of artistic inspiration: Grimm's Fairy Tales: "The Bremen Town Musicians".


(US) Unquiet Thoughts Blog: "Saturday morning quotes 2.45: Audiences" (March 30, 2013)

Contributed by admin on Mar 31, 2013

"At the end of the 13th century, Johannes de Grocheo wrote that the motet was “not intended for the vulgar who do not understand its finer points and derive no pleasure from hearing it: it is meant for educated people and those who look for refinement in art"...


(FR) 2013 : 20th Ambronay European Baroque Academy

Contributed by admin on Mar 29, 2013

Monteverdi's Orfeo under the musical and pedagogical direction of Leonardo García Alarcón.

For its 20th production, the Ambronay European Baroque Academy returns to the origins of opera, to the foundations of this baroque repertoire which it has championed passionately since its inception...


(IT) TREBANTIQUAPASQUA - Alessandro Scarlatti

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Mar 14, 2013
The Easter concert of TREBANTIQUA celebrates Alessandro Scarlatti with one of his vocal masterpieces: the Stabat Mater for 2 voices, 2 violins and continuo in the luscious setting of Trevi nel Lazio, the old, fascinating village in the mountains of Lazio home of the ancient Bonifazi pipe organ dating 1634. The program is completed by Scarlatti's flute concerto in c minor from his collection of 7 "sonate o concerti" expressely written for German flutist J.J.Quantz during Scarlatti's last year of life in Naples. 


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Concert: "If Music be the Food of Love ..."

Contributed by admin on Feb 09, 2013
...then double your pleasure by combining food and music together on the same program.  Laura Pudwell  joins the Nota Bene Baroque in a concert filled with song.  During intermission, various tasty treats will be served, making this presentation a true feast for all the senses.(Don't forget to join us at our popular intermission reception with home-baked desserts.)

Compositions by Nicolas Bernier, Giovanni Legrenzi, Johann Fux, Giovanni Battista Buonamente, Johann Schmelzer and Wolfgang Ebner.

Join us for what can only be described as a delectable and delicious treat to all of your senses. Visit the Nota Bene Baroque website for more details of ticket availability and of location.

(DE) Bachfest Leipzig 2013 (14-23 June 2013)

Contributed by admin on Jan 08, 2013

Location: Leipzig, Germany

“Vita Christi" • June 14–23, 2013

For the first time, an organiser has dared to draw theological, dramaturgical and compositional lay lines between Bach’s great oratorical works in the programme of a festival. The Christmas Oratorio, the St. John Passion and the Easter and Ascension Oratorios form together a grand oratorio project which must have been a highlight in the musical life of Leipzig in 1734/1735. On a total of three concert evenings, these scenes from the vita Christi will be presented in Bach’s unique musical realization. The oratorios will be directed by Trevor Pinnock and Sir John Eliot Gardiner. …


(UK) The Renaissance Singers "Michael Howard Remembered" (September 14th 1922 - January 4th 2002)

Contributed by Admin on Jan 04, 2013

Organist, choir director and founder of The Renaissance Society

“In a musical career spanning over four decades Michael Howard influenced many hundreds of musicians, both amateur and professional. He holds a significant place in the history of the twentieth century revival of interest in pre-Baroque music.

Michael Howard was born in 1922 the son of Frank Howard a distinguished viola player who had been a founding member of Beecham's Philharmonic orchestra and player in Andre Mangeot's International String Quartet. His lifelong love of steam traction was sparked by the family home's proximity to the GWR ("God's Wonderful Railway") and to Walpole Park in Ealing which was used by the travelling fairgrounds. …
           


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Contributed by Admin on Dec 30, 2012
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