News » Workshops/Festivals 2014

(AT) 38th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (17-31 Aug 2014)

Contributed by admin on Aug 17, 2014

If you are in the region of Innsbruck, you may want to consider attending some of the concerts at this year's Innsbruck Festival of Early Music.

"The stars were favourable for music in 1685: Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frederic Handel and Domenico Scarlatti were born. The three bright stars that shone over the baroque era are the focus of the 2014 Innsbruck Festival. Presenting masterpieces from the opera, the church, the concert hall and the chamber. To round off the picture, there will also be music by the father figures and teachers of Bach, Handel and Scarlatti, by friends and contemporaries as well as by their sons’ generation. ...
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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(DE) 23rd Festival of Ancient Music Knechtsteden 2014 (19-28 Sep 2014)

Contributed by admin on Aug 16, 2014

A recent reminder from the organisers of the "Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden" (DE), reminding us that if  in the area of Knechtsteden, consider the upcoming Festival concert lineups and symposium dates. (Read on) ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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(UK) Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society (DHDS): 46th Annual International Summer School (27 Jul-3 Aug 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jul 23, 2014

Location: University of Chichester, College Lane, Bishop Otter Campus, PO19 6PE Chichester UK

"This new format Summer School responds to the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth by combining a Renaissance dance course with an exploration of the scenes of dancing and music in his plays. ...


(BE) MAFestival Bruges: Expo Historical Instruments (2-5 August 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 07, 2014

Location:  Bruges, BE

focus ON MELODY INSTRUMENTS

"Historical instruments will be resounding at the Provincial Court in Bruges from August 2nd till 5th 2014. Renowned builders and publishers form all over the world presenting themselves to the international MAfestival public. ...


(US) 2014 edition of Lute Society of America’s Summer Seminar and Lute Festival (22-28 June 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 07, 2014

Location: Case Western Reserve University, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, US

Join in the fun at the 2014 edition of Lute Society of America’s Summer Seminar and Lute Festival! This year, the seminar will explore the lute from every angle. The event will feature a distinguished faculty of lute performers, musicological specialists, and vocal coaches. The faculty includes Paul Beier, Eduardo Egüez, soprano Ellen Hargis, Grant Herreid, Jakob Lindberg, Nigel North, Pat O’Brien, luthier Andy Rutherford, Crawford Young, and The Venere Lute Quartet - Douglas Freundlich, Gail Gillispie, Christopher Morrongiello, and Phillip Rukavina. The 2014 Patrick O’Brien Lecturer is lutenist Richard Stone. ...


(UK) Academy of St Cecilia Workshop (12 July 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2014

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

32-Part Polychoral Music by Heinrich Biber Tutored by Philip Thorby
with The Von Bibern Players and Norman Harper - Organist St George's Cathedral

"The Academy of St Cecilia is delighted to invite singers for a workshop day of 32-part polychoral music by Heinrich Biber tutored by Philip Thorby. Philip is a globally known expert in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music. ...


(FR) Centre culturel de rencontre d’Ambronay Festival (35th Edition) (12 Sep-9 Oct 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 04, 2014

Location: Centre culturel de rencontre d’Ambronay, Place de l’Abbaye - 01500 Ambronay FR

"The 35th edition of the Festival Celebrations will be held from September 12 to October 5 next 4 weeks, 35 concerts, unpublished works and masterpieces of the repertoire, nearly 1,500 artists, renowned and emerging talents, unusual visits Site music, many go free around the festival set ears, master classes, workshops, outdoor concerts ... There will be something for everyone! ... "


(BE) Musica Impulse Centre for Music (Musica, Impulscentrum voor Muziek): AlbaNova Festival (29 June 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 03, 2014

Location: Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Bilzen, BE

"After 30 years, the one-day festival “Dag Oude Muziek” is making way for AlbaNova. The new format has the baseline ‘Midsummer festival for musical creation and heritage’ and builds a bridge between the past and present. Join us on Sunday 29th June in the magnificent surroundings of the Landcommanderij Alden Biesen in Bilzen. ..."


(US) Berkeley Festival & Exhibition 2014 (1-8 June 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jun 01, 2014

Location:  Berkeley, California, US

 "The 2014 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition will feature fourteen main stage performances, including the American debut of Belgian Ensemble Vox Luminis, winners of Gramophone‘s “Recording of the Year,” and the Berkeley Festival debut of Ars Lyrica Houston.  We are also proud to present some of the most renowned Bay Area early music groups including the Philharmonia Chamber Players, with guest harpsichord soloist Kristian Bezuidenhout, and Magnificat.  Additionally, Kristian Bezuidenhout and Hopkinson Smith will be giving solo recitals. ..."


(SE) XIII Stockholm Early Music Festival (4-8 June 2014)

Contributed by admin on May 31, 2014
"... the Nordic countries' largest festival for historical music, for the 13th year running. The highlight of the season for the lover of early music. It's time to enjoy those longed-for, bright summer days, filled with live music, in the historical setting of Stockholm's Old Town.
  

(UK) Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 2014 (16-24 May 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jan 12, 2014

Location: The Lufthansa Festival takes place at three beautiful and historic venues in the heart of London

"We know when it's time to celebrate at the Lufthansa Festival, and a clutch of anniversaries in 2014 leaves us in no doubt that now is one of those times. Not only is it our own 30th birthday, it is also the 300th anniversary of the founding of the church that today is our home, St John's Smith Square.

But it is another momentous event 300 years ago that is the main inspiration for our programming this year: 1714 was the year in which Georg, Prince-Elector of Hanover, acceded to the throne of Great Britain as George I, thereby ushering in the era of political stabilisation and economic growth that was the Georgian Age. ...


(FR) Festival Ebar(O)quement immédia! 2014 (10 May - 1 Jun 2014)

Contributed by admin on Dec 31, 2013

Location: Metropolitan Valenciennes, FR

Relatively new on the scene of festivals, Festival Ebar(O)quement immédia! 2014 found its beginnings in 2002 with the help of Yannick Lemaire and Fabien Guilloux who shared a passion for their sacred musical heritage and founded the association of Harmonia Sacra followed by the Festival Ebar(O)quement immédia! 2014. It has since flourished into the festival that we now know.


(AU) Yarrangobilly 19th Century Dance & Costume Retreat (14-17 Apr 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 11, 2013

Location: Yarrangobilly Caves, NSW Australia

"We’ll dance for 3 hours every morning and 3 hours every evening and in between all-can-enjoy cave tours, river walks, thermal-pool-swimming, games, sleeping, cooking and eating. The accommodation, food preparing areas, lounges and dance rooms are simply fantastic. On the Monday when we first arrive we’ll make a theme of dance from 1825 to 1850. On the Tuesday of dance from 1850 to 1875 and on the Wednesday from 1875 to 1900—but any 19th century dress, be it from day or evening dress from any of these periods is fine. ...


(AU) Canberra Shakespeare Festival (7-8-9 Jun 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 05, 2013

Location:  St Johns Church, Canberra, Australia

"It is official and the venue in Reid is booked - Aylwen Gardiner-Garden is organising the Canberra Shakespeare Festival at St Johns Church buildings & grounds on 7,8 & 9 June 2014 - a festival of theatre, dance, music, costumes, food, workshops, fighting, games, a masque, a feast and a costumed public procession - a special celebration of Shakespeare's life, pastimes and performance in Elizabethan England. ...


(AU) Jane Austen Festival Australia 2014 (10-13 Apr 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 05, 2013

Location: Canberra, Australia

"Jane Austen Festival Australia is an annual celebration in Canberra where Austen and Napoleonic fans from all over Australia come and indulge themselves in everything Regency - including dancing, music, food, games, archery, fencing, theatre, promenades, grand balls, talks, workshops, costumes and books. This festival is now a regular part of the ACT Heritage Festival and Australian Heritage Week. Since its inception in 2008 this little festival has blossomed into one of the most delightful four days anyone could experience each April in an old and beautiful part of Canberra, the Federal capital of Australia. ..."


(UK) Northern Recorder Course (NRC) (14-17 Apr 2014)

Contributed by admin on Sep 08, 2013

News on the Northern Recorder Course (NRC) website of a change of venue for its 2014 workshop session. The venue will relocate from Bawtry Hall, the Northern Recorder Course to Hothorpe Hall.

“Now in its 49th year, this course offers a relaxed, supportive and friendly environment for recorder players of all abilities to make music. …”