Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Concerto grosso ... Vivaldi’s Four Seasons ... “Pre-classic” music — these terms are probably enough to send a seasoned classical music fan running for the hills. They tend to conjure up advertising soundtracks, bargain basement recordings, and, above all, generic interpretations. But put this repertoire in the hands of expert interpreters and a seasoned period-instrument orchestra, and it soon becomes apparent why 18th-century audiences were hungry for orchestral repertoire by the bucket load.
(US) Les Délices Season Preview: a Conversation with Debra Nagy (ClevelandClassical.com) (2010 Nov. 2)
An order of Benedictine nuns has signed a major record deal with the company behind Lady Gaga, it has been revealed.
The Nuns of the Abbaye de Notre-Dame de l'Annonciation, from France, won a global search of more than 70 convents across Europe, the US and Africa.
Haydn’s L’isola disabitata is ideally suited to the modern taste for chamber opera. This is Haydn for those who think they don’t like his operas or even baroque form.
Written in 1799, just before the three best known operas, L’isola disabitata is enjoying a major revival all of its own, thanks to the 2007 edition used at the Young Artists production in the Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House, London. It’s short, snappy and there are no high male voices.
Marian Hannah Winter's 'The pre-romantic ballet' is one of the major source books for this fascinating period. Published in 1974, with over 200 illustrations, it soon went out of print and is now a very rare book - second-hand copies are being offered on the internet for up to GBP150.00. We have recently discovered a small cache of almost new copies, just showing very slight signs of aging, and are happy to offer these for just GBP40.00 Stocks are very limited, so don't delay.
Countertenor Daniel Taylor is a world-class vocalist who’s worked with many early music ensembles. His 2006 ATMA label recording with the Theatre of Early Music explores German 17th- and 18th-century repertoire through the vocal music of Buxtehude, Schütz, J.S. Bach, and E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Entitled “Lamento,” the recording is an ideal showcase for Taylor’s beautiful and expressive voice. His performance of Buxtehude’s Jubilate Domino is especially memorable.
Laura Pudwell and Friends
plus "What is Basso Continuo??"
A masterclass with Lutenist, Lucas Harris
directly after the concert.
Classics at the Registry
Sunday, Nov 14th - 3:00pm matinee
$25 adult / $20 senior/ $15 student / $10 WLU Music Students/ $5 eyeGO & under 18
Presented by The Registry Chamber Players and WLU
Visit the Handel House Museum -- Events at a Glance website
If you have time, please visit the ever so busy concert schedule of the Handel House Museum. A little something for everyone.
The competition provides a major boost to young professional careers, offering the winners opportunities for touring, recording and broadcasting. In 2011 the Master of Ceremonies will be Elizabeth Wallfisch, who is joined by a panel of judges that includes some of the world’s finest early music specialists.
The Aula offers an introduction to early music for any students curious about original instruments or interested in developing their knowledge of early repertoire. It also brushes up on basic theory and provides excellent preparation for further study.
(IT) Inês d'Avena/Giulia Giovani: Winners of the 2nd Edition of the "Concorso Internazionale Principe Francesco Maria Ruspoli" (2010 Oct. 2-3)
Inês d’Avena – instrumental
Giulia Giovani – musicology
The second edition of the International Prince Francesco Maria Ruspoli, in the instrumental section, saw the award winning finalist Inês d’Avena, recorder player, born in 1983 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Inês d'Avena received her education at the "Royal Conservatory" The Hague, the Netherlands, where she graduated Master of Music in 2007.
“At the request of her students participating in the "Brilliantly Baroque," Annie Laflamme proposes for the third year running a short workshop on the interpretation of Baroque music on the flute a key. one-keyed baroque flute.
As well, proposed by Elisabeth Joyé , for interested harpsichordists interested in this repertoire: interpretation and figured bass. …
Welcome to Nota Bene Period Orchestra's 2010-2011 concert season! I invite you to join us for three diverse and informative concerts held in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
As their ninth season opens, the Sacramento Baroque Soloists welcome the return of recorder virtuoso Judith Linsenberg and expand the season to five Baroque music concerts. The 2010-2011 season showcases the range and variety of Baroque expressiveness, from the intimate, rich timbre of the cello duets to the bright, sparkling interplay of the Baroque chamber ensemble.
Magnificat on the eight tones with a Magnificat written for the nuns of St. Cyr
Compositions by Diruta, Cavazzoni, Guilain, Cabezòn, Pachelbel, Nivers, Kerll, Frescobaldi, Hassler, Corrette and gregorian chant.
Church of San Giuseppe, Vicolo San Giuseppe, Brescia (Italy)
Friday, October 8th 2010, 9pm
Giuseppe Schinaia, Antegnati organ (1581)
Francesca Cassinari, soprano
Schola Gregoriana of the Chiari Collegiata, Giuseppe Fusari, conductor
Soprano Ellen Hargis will give three recitals with lutenist Paul O’Dette for the San Francisco Early Music Society in Palo Alto, Berkeley, and San Francisco on Sept. 10, 11, and 12. The program, titled “Wait! I’m Singing Now…,” will feature music of Strozzi, Kapsberger, Scarlatti, Cesti, and Piccinini. SFCV asked Hargis about her love of early music, the challenges of balancing singing and teaching, and what it’s like to work as an early-music star in a modern world.
IN 2010-2011, CLARION MUSIC SOCIETY MAKES ITS LINCOLN CENTER DEBUT AND SPOTLIGHTS TWO PILLARS OF THE BAROQUE AGE
The Clarion Music Society is pleased to announce its concert season for 2010-2011: five concerts featuring the Clarion Orchestra, the Clarion Choir, and distinguished soloists, conducted by artistic director Steven Fox. Prominent this season are works of the two most renowned pillars of the Baroque Age, J.S. Bach and G. F. Handel, the latter of whom will be the subject of our fourth annual Clarion Collegium Week.
Music of Mattheson and Fischer with the Koelner Akademie, Byzantine chant with John Michael Boyer, and Paul O’Dette performs lute pieces by Marco dall’Aquila.
The German period instrument orchestra known as the Koelner Akademie has been recording world-premieres since its inception. Led by American conductor Michael Alexander Willens, the Akademie has been a champion of famous and little-known composers whose music remains continues to remain relevant.