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(NL) Brill will digitize Art Sales Catalogues from the Frick Art Reference Library in New York (20 march 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012
Brill and the Frick Collection have signed an agreement to digitize c. 3,300 historical art sales catalogues from the Frick Art Reference Library for Brill’s publication Art Sales Catalogues 1600-1900 Online (ASCO). …
    

(US) Cantus and The Rose Ensemble Concert (15 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012

Location: St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis

“In conjunction with Chorus America’s 35th Annual Conference, Cantus and The Rose Ensemble will be taking the stage together for the first time on June 15. Lasting approximately one hour, this joint performance will feature highlights from Cantus’ On the Shoulders of Giants and That Eternal Day programs and The Rose Ensemble’s critically acclaimed Land of Three Faiths program.
     


(IT) Libreria Musical Italiana (LIM): Newly Published

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012

From the “Novità” pages of the Libreria Musical Italiana (LIM) website, newly published titles:

  • Pietro Gnocchi Sei concerti per archi  a cura di Claudio Toscani (edizione critica)
  • Tra feste e cerimonie Catalogo di una collezione dispersa a cura di Daniela petrobelli Boella
  • Le fonti musicali in Piemonte Vol. III: Asti e Provincia  a cura di Paolo Cavallo
  • Rivista Italiana di Musicologia XLVII - 2012 
  • Fonti della musica sacra Testi e incisioni discografiche a cura di Alessandro Argentini e Ludovica de Nardo

(IE) Cork International Choral Festival (2-6 may 2012) (June 2012 Newsletter - Festival round-up)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2012

A week of colour and culture that surpised and inspired...

“With the final 't's' being crossed in wrapping up what has been a hugely successful year, the team at Cork International Choral Festival would like to sincerely thank all the fantastic choristers that travelled from near and far, our loyal sponsors and supporters, incredible volunteers, and importantly you, the public, for coming out, participating in and supporting the Festival in this, its 58th year. …
     


(FR) Ensemble Céladon (Newsletter No. 57 - 7 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2012

(From the latest Ensemble Céladon newsletter)

The most recent newsletter from Ensemble Céladon reminds us of the upcoming events:

  • 20 June: Deo Gratias Anglia / Eglise de Largentière (07), FR
  • 30 June: Baroque Land Prieuré de Saint-Romain-Le-Puy (42), FR

Additionally, you may be interested in hearing a podcast of a recent airing of the …
  


(US) Carmel Bach Festival's 75 Years of Highlights in Music and Stories (14-28 jul 2012) (News Release)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2012

75 Years of Highlights in One Concert: David Gordon Previews Carmel Bach Festival's "Inside the Music"

Stories, images and musical masterworks from the Festival's origin to the present

CARMEL, CA, June 7, 2012 -- For 15 days this July, the picturesque seaside village of Carmel will become a center of great music and ideas as the Carmel Bach Festival celebrates 75 years of performances by world class musicians.
    

(US) Washington Early Music Festival (2-30 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2012

(From the latest Washington Early Music Festival newsletter)
(Please note there has been a change of venue for the June 16 event – ed.)

PASSION will wind its musical way through June in Washington, as it has through centuries of music.

This intriguing theme will unleash creative forces in our artists’ programming. We can look forward to emotional performances of sacred or secular passion – love, intrigue, jealousy, death, spirituality.

As has become a tradition, the Festival will offer events throughout the entire month of June. We invite you to take expeditions into the heart of D.C. to attend our concerts, visit museums, try new restaurants, stroll the neighbourhoods. …”  
    


(US) Make Music New York (2012 June 21)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 10, 2012
“Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across the city that takes place each June 21, the longest day of the year. On that day, hundreds of public spaces throughout the five boroughs become impromptu stages for over 1,000 free concerts.
  

(FR) Ensemble Enthéos: First Acadmy (Workshop) (9-15 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 10, 2012

Location:  Mirecourt (88), FR

Enthéos is organizing its first Summer Academy to share the fruits of its research. It will focus on song and the Renaissance madrigal, two genres that help us discover the art of composers and French and Italian poets of the sixteenth century. This academy will highlight great composers who have benefited from the patronage of the great families of Lorraine as the dukes of Lorraine and Guise ... This repertoire is the subject of the next disc Entheos which is due out this fall. We will focus also works by Claudin de Sermisy which this year marks the 450th anniversary of his death. …
     


(US) Gotham Early Music Scene Newsletter: GEMS Fifth Anniversary Gala Reception (4 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 09, 2012

(From the latest GEMS newsletter)

Location
New York Society  for Ethical Culture
2 West 64th Street (at Central Park West)
Manhattan NY, US

“Tickets are now on sale for the GEMS Fifth Anniversary Gala Reception and Sinfonia New York's performance of The Art & Ecstasy of the Chaconne on Thursday, October 4 at 7:30 pm!  …
     


(US) Parkening International Guitar Competition Names 2012 Winners

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2012
“Malibu, CA, June 2--Christopher Parkening and Pepperdine University today announced the winner of the third triennial Parkening International Guitar Competition. The competition, the world's preeminent guitar competition with the largest prize purse of any classical guitar competition, took place from May 29 through June 2, 2012. …
  

(FR) Froville La Romane Concerts: From Venice to Prague -- Two Magnificient Concerts (15, 16 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2012

Date: 15 jun 2012
Le Poème Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre conductor with Claire Lefilliâtre, Jan Van Elsacker, Serge Goubioud, Arnaud Marzorati, staging by Benjamin Lazar.
No scenery nor costumes as seen in some of the “Poème” productions, Benjamin Lazar makes use of gestures and candle light.

Date: 16 jun 2012
COLLEGIUM VOCALE 1704, Vaclav Luks conductor with period instruments and the collegium choir with Kamila Mazalova winner of the international competition of baroque voice at Froville. Works by Vivaldi and Zelenka.
    


(FR) Sagittarius, Michel Laplénie Director: Voice Workshop "La famille Bach" (15-21 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 08, 2012

Location:  Citadelle de Blaye (33), FR

Faculty: Michael Laplénie (musical direction), Emmanuel Mandrin (continuo organ) and Pierre Sciama (countertenor).

This year the workshop returns to the German music with the Bach family: a century of music from the ancestor,  Johann Bach to Johann Sebastian Bach. The work will also take aim at Johann Michael Bach and Johann Christoph Bach whose nephew Johann Sebastian says he was "a profound composer."
    


(BE) Outhere Spring 2012 Newsletter

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2012

(From the latest Outhere newsletter.)

A lot of interesting news in this most recent instalment of Outhere’s Spring newsletter. There are quite a few early music titles, of note:

Homage to Gustav Leonhardt
Over the past ten years Alpha had the honour of working with the great Gustav Leonhardt. Here we present in their entirety five recordings that have had a strong musical impact. The booklet includes the original liner notes, along with a gallery of hitherto unpublished photos of this unforgettable man and musician. …”
    


(US) Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) 2013: Festival Centerpiece Opera, Handel's Almira (ticket sales)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2012
If you are planning on attending the Boston Early Music Festival 2013 (yes, that is for next year!), you may want to purchase your tickets to one of the event dates of the BEMF production of Handel’s Almira. Ticket sales for the main events at the BEMF generally sell quite well.
    

(NL) MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN "May Sale"

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2012

(From the latest MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN newsletter.)

Although the listings is from the MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN “May Sale” newsletter, word from the company is that the “sales will go on the next weeks although many titles have sold …”. Have a peek at the list just in case you are interested in any title and contact MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN to enquire of its availability.
    


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

Contributed by Admin on Jun 06, 2012

Location: Department of Music, The University of Nottingham, Lakeside Arts Centre University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2R UK

“In 2012 the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference will be celebrating its 40th birthday with a return to the venue of the first ever MedRen,  held at Nottingham in 1972. This year’s conference comprises 43 sessions, plus posters, concerts, workshops and keynotes. Guest Speakers: Prof. Stanley Boorman, Prof. Pedro Memelsdorff, Prof. Richard Freedman …“


(US) New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society (AMS) Meeting Call for Papers (CFP) (Deadline: 13 jul 2012) (Meeting: 29 sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2012

Location: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA, US

The Fall 2012 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on Saturday, 29 September 2012 at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA).

The Program Committee welcomes proposals of up to 300 words for papers and roundtable sessions. Presenters must be members of the American Musicological Society. Those who are not currently dues-paying members of the New England Chapter will be asked to kindly remit the modest Chapter dues ($10).


(FR) Printemps des Arts Nantes Newsletter #3 (1 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2012

(From the latest Printemps des Arts Nantes Newsletter)

Details of the various events (19-27 jun 2012) as well as the online box-office is now open for ticket purchases. Of note and highly recommended the exceptional event of Jaroussky/Lemieux on June 20th.
    


(US) Harmonia Early Music: Marcel Pérès: Musician, Musicologist, Medievalist (by Laura Osterlund Posted 3 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2012
“A look at the work of Marcel Pérès, an introduction to the viola da gamba, and a featured release highlighting some of the earliest music for the cello. “

(FR) Festes de Thalie Newsletter (04 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 05, 2012

(From the latest newsletter of the Festes de Thalie)

If you have participated or sadly missed the last festival Brillamment Baroque in Yvelines, you are invited to visit the following links where you will find photos of the festival and concerts[1] (see below).

As well, the online sign-up and information pages for the “Rencontres internationales de l’abbaye de Vignogoul” worskhop and concerts are now available on the France-Orpheon site[2].
    


(CA) Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Festival: Free Concerts in June

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2012

A reminder from Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra of its free concerts in June. A reminder as well that the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute (TBSI) is in full swing as of June 3rd and ends June 16 culminating in its “The Grand Finale” free concert extravaganza featuring the TBSI Orchestra and TBSI Choir performing along with the Tafelmusik Orchestra and Tafelmusik Chamber Choir.

Concert dates are …
             


(CA) EarlyMusicNews.org Calendar of International Early Music Conferences and Festival/Workshops 2012

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2012
Are you getting those summer urges to pack your bags and trek to an early music summer workshop, conference or festival? EarlyMusicNews.org has an extensive list of upcoming events on its calendar pages. Have a peek here and you may find an event to your liking. -- Marc Paré, editor

(US) 2012 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition (3-10 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2012
A reminder for those of you who are in within the reaches of Berkeley, California (US), the 2012 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition is now underway and you may still be interested in visiting the festival site or catching a concert or two.
   

(UK) The Sixteen: June and the Jubilee

Contributed by Admin on Jun 04, 2012

(From the latest The Sixteen newsletter)

“ Wishing you all a wonderful Jubilee weekend! Harry and The Sixteen press on with The Choral Pilgrimage 2012 in Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, on Tuesday (5 June), followed by five performances as part of the Spitalfields Music Summer Festival - read on for more information and dates.

If you're looking for a last-minute addition to your Jubilee weekend music collection or playlist our record label CORO have something which might just hit the spot...

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