News » Workshops/Festivals 2012

(SE) Stockholm Early Music Festival (SEMF) Christmas Edition 2012 (24 Nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 12, 2012

Location: Stockholm, SE

“Welcome to an exclusive winter version of the festival, adapted to the cold season and Christmas celebrations, offering early music from afternoon to midnight! Indulge yourself with music, visual arts, storytelling, and historically inspired food.

Begin the day with Italian baroque, move on to medieval England and, later, the wonderful French performance "Monsieur Couperin's Laterna Magica." Round off the evening by lying comfortably back in the popular midnight concert. …


(DE) Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 Photo Slideshows

Contributed by Admin on Nov 06, 2012
For those of us who were not fortunate enough to attend the“Festival Alte Music Knechsteden 2012” concert programme (21-29 Sep 2012), you may now visit the festival website to view the many images of the concerts.
    

(CA) Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Masterclass With Gottfried Von Der Goltz (10 Nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 02, 2012

(From a recent Tafelmusik newsletter)

“Please join us on Saturday, November 10th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a public masterclass with violinist Gottfried von der Goltz in the sanctuary at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. Featured young artists will be Michelle Odorico, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith and Victoria Melik, violin, and Lysiane Boulva and Sara-Anne Churchill, harpsichord. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to see future period performers coached on music by Biber, Leclair and Castello. Tickets are only $10 and are available at the door.”…


(IT) Refresher Teaching Workshop – Italian Songs of Oral Tradition and Intercultural Teaching (24-25 Oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 06, 2012

(From a recent email from the Fondazione Giorgio Cini)

Location: Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Italy

On October 24-25, the Intercultural Institute of Comparative Music Studies organizes a refresher teaching workshop focused on Italian songs of oral tradition and intercultural teaching. The workshop will be coordinated by Serena Facci and Gabriella Santini, authors of Chants d’Italie. Pour chanter ensemble de 8 à 14 ans, Traditions Chantées, Cité de la Musique, Paris.
  


(UK) Shakespeare Film Festival (7-21 Oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 04, 2012

Venues: Stratford Picturehouse and the Shakespeare Centre

 “Celebrate Shakespeare's influence on film this October with a two-week programme of iconic films and adaptations. Many showings include guest speakers discussing Shakespeare's impact on cinema across the ages.


(UK) Border Marches Early Music Forums (BEMFM) Workshop: Music from the court of King John of Portugal (27 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 27, 2012

Location: Ledbury UK

“We have a full programme of workshops for singers and instrumentalists - both separately and together. You don't have to be a member to attend - all are open to members and non-members alike. Pre-booking is essential.“

Day workshop for singers, times to be announced.
Tutor: Owen Rees
Enquiries: Hannah Davies, 01432 341154
                


(UK) Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) (26 Oct-11 Nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 18, 2012

Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) is the second largest early music festival in the UK, with a large and enthusiastic following of over 6000.

“The Festival takes place in late October and early November and is well known for its lively and inspired programming, with events exploring different art forms and performance formats. Concerts take place in a variety of venues in Brighton and Hove, and are often broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
    

(AT) Innsbruck Festival: Donna Leon opens the 36th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (10-28 Aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 09, 2012

(From a recent Innsbruck Festival Press Release)

Bestselling author Donna Leon opens the 36th Innsbruck Festival at Schloss Ambras

INNSBRUCK - The 36th day Innsbruck Festival opens in a ceremony in the Spanish Hall of Ambras Castle; Donna Leon, mystery writer and lover of Baroque opera delivered the keynote address and declared the Innsbruck Festival opened. …”
    


(US) 2012 American Bach Soloists (ABS) Festival and Academy "Wrap-up" (8 Aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 08, 2012

(From a recent ABS newsletter)

“The 2012 American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy concluded on July 22 with the second of two performances of Bach’s monumental Mass in B Minor, following eleven densely packed days of performances, lectures, and master classes at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. …”
    


(UK) Cambridge Early Music: Festival of Italian Music (28-30 Sep 2012) and One-Day Workshop (29 Sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 01, 2012

Workshop:  Italian Music Workshop for Children with VivaBiancaLuna Biffi

Location: Cambridge UK

The Cambridge Early Music: Festival of Italian Music, promoted in partnership with La Dante in Cambridge, will include concerts by QuintEssential cornett and sackbut ensemble, Julian Perkins, VivaBiancaLuna Biffi, Pavlo Beznosiuk and Paula Chateauneuf, and La Serenissima, over the weekend of 28-30 September.  


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

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2012
A reminder from the organizers of the Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference 2012, online booking is now closed and “people can still book manually by contacting one of the conference organisers. For those booking accommodation in a hotel outside of the campus, campus registration can be completed and paid for at the conference. …
                

(DE) Mozartfest Würzburg (1 jun-1 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 25, 2012

(Although late at reporting of Mozartfest at Würzburg, you may be able to attend one of the remaining concerts on their programme.-- Editor)

“In 2012, the baroque Würzburg Residence will once again host numerous top-class musicians and orchestras like …

 


(IT) Cantar Lontano Festival 2012 (28 jun-15 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012
For the fourteenth edition of the Festival Cantar Lontano 2012 wings carry you and our audience on virtual routes and destinations ... El Dorado, Nice, San Francisco, Venice and ten other locations accessible by a flight of thought and through the only non-polluting fuel: Music.  …
     

(US) American Bach Soloists: Summer Bach Festival Schedule (12-22 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2012

Location: Conservatory of Music, San Francisco CA, US

“The American Bach Soloists bring the 2011-12 season to a close with an extraordinary array of performances, recitals, lectures, master classes, and colloquia during the annual AMERICAN BACH SOLOISTS FESTIVAL & ACADEMY. Held July 12-22, 2012, at San Francisco’s elegant and spacious Conservatory of Music, the 11-day music festival presents twenty-three exciting events. As one of the world’s newest Bach festivals and the first of its kind in San Francisco, the American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy has become a major attraction on the summer music calendar, joining America's other great Bach Festivals in Carmel CA, Eugene OR, and Bethlehem PA. … ”
    


(DE) Dancing Through the Centuries (Tanz durch die Jahrhunderte) (18, 20, 21 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2012
“Dance performance at the Biberacher Marktplatz (open air) through 5 centuries: Peasant dances, dances, Renaissance, Rococo dances, civic ball to the Bismarck era, dances of the 20th Century. Wednesday 18.7., Friday 20.7. and Saturday 21.7. respectively at 20.30.  …”
    

(CZ) Opera Barocca 2012 (14 aug-9 sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012

Location: Palace Clam-Gallas, Husova 20, Prag 1 CZ

The Institute Baroque Culture in cooperation with organizers of Prague Carnevale present in a new production for Summer Season 2012 series of musical- dance images from famous ballets and operas XVII. and XVIII. century in performances called:

QUAND LES DIEUX DANSENT / When the Gods Dance
SEGRETO / Secret of Prague Palace
VIVAT CARNEVALE / Vivat Carnevale


(US) Hidden Valley Institute For the Arts - Early Music Road Scholar (28 oct-3 nov, 4 nov-10 nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012

Letitia Berlin, workshop director; Peter Meckel, HVIA director 
Location: Carmel Valley, CA

Enroll for one or both weeks. Adults of all ages welcome.

  • Week I: intense classes for upper intermediate to advanced levels. Harpsichordists welcome.  Faculty: recorder: Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, Louise Carslake, Lisette Kielson; viola da gamba: David Morris
  • Week 2: open to all levels except beginner. Harpsichordists welcome.  Faculty: Recorder, Janet Beazley, Tish Berlin, Frances Blaker; Viola da gamba, Joanna Blendulf; early strings, Shira Kammen

Classes include recorder technique, viol consort, Baroque chamber music, consort classes for Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary repertoire, workshop orchestra. Evening events include faculty concert, student concert, free-lance playing. Free Wednesday afternoon for more playing or sightseeing. Improve your playing in a supportive, friendly atmosphere with world-class teachers.
    


(DE) Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 (21-29 sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2012

(From the latest Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 newsletter)

Location: Dormagen, DE

The program of the 21st EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL Knechtsteden has now been posted online. You may also find many slideshows from last year’s performances as well as a few videos.

This year’s festival concerts feature an interesting mix of performers such as …     
    


(HR) VARAŽDIN Baroque Evenings (21 sep - 2 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012
“Based on the rich baroque tradition and music of Varaždin, the festival of Varaždin Baroque Evenings was founded in 1968, holding its first festival event in 1971. Since 1986, the European Council of Culture based in Strasbourg has assumed patronage of the festival. Since the year 1992 the Festival has come under the patronage of the President of Croatia. The Varaždin Baroque Evenings have since that date been organised by the newly founded Concert Office of the Varaždin Town Council. …
    

(US) SFEMS Children's Music Discovery Workshop - A Midsummer Night's Dream (29 jul - 3 aug 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012

(Part of the group of summer workshops hosted by the San Francisco Early Music Society (SFEMS))

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Early music and Renaissance social history for young people from ages 7 to 15. Study the music and dance of England in Shakespeare’s time. Beginners to advanced students are welcome.  …
  


(NL) Huismuziek Summer Workshops and Classes 2012-2013

Contributed by Admin on Jun 18, 2012

(From the latest Huismuziek newsletter)

A reminder from Huismuziek of its summer workshops and early music classes offerings for the upcoming summer of 2012 and months of 2013.
    


(IL) The 3rd International Tel Aviv Early Music Seminar (1-9 oct 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 16, 2012

Location: Tel Aviv, Sukkot, IL

The Music of the 17th & 18th Centuries
Music Director: Drora Bruck

“A unique course focusing on music from the 17th and 18th centuries. While familiarizing themselves with the culture and customs of the period and their impact on the development of music and musicians, students will enjoy nine days of studying, playing, singing, attending master classes, workshops and listening to and performing in concerts,in the pleasant atmosphere of the new building of The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv. …


(US) Lark Camp - Celebration Of World Music, Song & Dance (News Update) (27 jul - 4 aug 2012 )

Contributed by Admin on Jun 14, 2012

(From the latest Lark Camp newsletter)

Location: Mendocino, CA 95460 USA

32nd Year Of Lark Camp
Music and Dance from the World Over
Music, Song & Dance Workshops * Cabins * Dances * Parties * Sessions * Great Food * Dance Hall * Dining Hall * Camping * Fire Circles * Mendocino Woodlands Redwoods
Full Camp 8 Days or Half Camp 4 Days


Lark Camp
promotes worldwide understanding through music and dance.

Lark Camp provides an open forum for the exchange of creative ideas between musicians, singers, dancers and composers. The Lark Camp experience is enhanced by motivational instructors and inspired students, who also share their passions and skills with the rest of the participants.

News: The 2012 schedule may now be found online.
    


(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. …
     


(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.
    
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