(US) San Francisco Classical Voice Article: "It's News to Me A Long Overdue North American Premiere for Sémélé"
(By Janos Gereben July 14, 2015)
"The story is best known to music lovers as a 1743 opera by Handel. What will be new to pretty much everybody around here is the American Bach Soloists' North American premiere of Marin Marais' 1709 Sémélé (with the proper French accent aigu). Performances are Aug. 13-14, at the S.F. Conservatory of Music, during the 2015 ABS Festival and Academy, "Versailles and the Parisian Baroque." - ...
(From a recent newsletter item)
"We are delighted to let you know that international applications are officially opened for our 2016 Festival. Click below to download our updated International Syllabus with important information for the 2016 Festival and the application forms for both Competitive and Non-Competitive participation. ...
"The Korkyra Baroque Festival is a high-profile cultural event established in 2012 in order to promote local and international music and cultural heritage. Supreme concert evenings and Korčula’s impressive culture monuments create a unique synergy owing to which the Korkyra Baroque Festival has gained the reputation of a must-see event on the global music scene.
The 4th edition of the festival will once again present the ...
"Violinist Lisa Grodin takes you on a tour of the violin bow from the early seventeenth century to the present, with musical examples for each bow. Part of the Voices of Music Global Music Education Initiative." (Published on YouTube Aug 9, 2013)
Wonderful video explaining the brain's functions used when playing an instrument.
"When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? ...
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