(SE) eClassical CD Release: "C.P.E. Bach – Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 30" (10 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 20, 2015

(From a recent eClassical newsletter)

"Besides his more than 150 sonatas, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach also composed a large number of single-movement pieces for solo keyboard. Some of these were published in collections, beginning with the Probestücke (Study Pieces) of 1753, included on Volume 22 in this series (BIS-1762). On the present disc Miklós Spányi presents three other sets intended  ...

(ES) Spanish Ministry of Culture Prize Award: "The Golden Age of violin making in Spain" (Jorge Pozas)

Contributed by admin on Jun 20, 2015

(From a recent newsletter article)

"We’re happy to share with you that “The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain” is the 2015 Winner of the “Third Prize” in the Art Books section of the Best Edited Book Awards organised by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. ...

(AT) 39th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (14 Jul - 28 Aug 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2015

"... Improvisation is the main theme of the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music. The “stylus phantasticus” thus becomes the focus of attention. The style was highly influential for both composing and free musical performance.  ...

(CZ) Festival Opera Barocca 2015 (14 Aug - 6 Sep 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2015

(From a recent Opera Barocca newsletter)

Online ticket purchases are now open for the Festival Opera Barocca 2015.  "This year for the fifth year in succession the otherwise silent Courtyard of the Clam-Gallas Palace will light up in the middle of August with the magical atmosphere of the Baroque stage, which may come across as something mysterious or exotic, but can generate fascination and emotions, and provide an unforgettable experience for all visitors of any age. ...

(UK) The Guardian Article: "I'm an artist and I've received grants ..." (Zoë Coombs Marr, 18 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2015

Not of early music, but, still a good commentary on the state of an artist's mind with regards to funding of the arts.

"Want to know what I do with all that money?  ...

(UK) London Festival of Baroque Music (LFBM) 2015 ~ Thanks All

Contributed by admin on Jun 11, 2015

(From a recent LFBM newsletter)

"The 2015 London Festival of Baroque Music is now over. The harpsichords have been carted away, the theorbos put back in their cases, and the sopranos gone for a well-earned lie down. The Friends’ Drinks cabinet has been locked up for another year, and everyone has had a chance to think about ‘non-baroque’ music for a little while. ...

(CA) Tafelmusik: Administrative Leader Announcement (10 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 11, 2015

(From a recent news release from Tafelmusik Orchestra)

"Toronto (Canada), June 10, 2015 ... Helen Polatajko, Chair of the Board of Directors of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, is delighted to announce the appointment of William Norris to the position of Managing Director. William comes to Tafelmusik from the one of the UK’s leading period music ensembles, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), where he is Communications & Creative Programming Director. ...

(IT) 47th Early Music and Dance Course in Urbino (19-28 Jul 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

Location: Urbino, Italy

"This year we will offer new opportunities for all musicians, both amateurs and professionals. First of all we recommend the Choir course held by Alessandro Quarta, aimed at staging an outstanding program planned at the end of the course including concertato psalms and motets by Händel, Scarlatti, Bencini and other wonderful unknown works." and ...

(UK) Dancing Around 1815 with Stuart Marsden, Isabel Suri, Anne Daye (24 Jul - 1 Aug 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

Location: Chichester University, Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester, PO19 6PE

Booking period extended!

"With 1815 as a pivotal year for dance in Europe, this course will explore the lively and sociable ballroom around 1815 with leading experts of dance and music: Anne Daye, Stuart Marsden & Chris Green.  ..." The workshop includes dance courses and musicians courses.


Contributed by admin on Jun 09, 2015

(From the latest Concerto Romano newsletter)

Concerto Romano announces its summer destination or more aptly described as a tour. Here are the details of their interesting destinations in Europe:

  • Rome 8 June 2015
  • Styriarte (Austria) 13 July 2015
  • Herrenchiemsee Festspiele (Germany) 15 July 2015
  • RheinVokal (Germany) 19 July 2015
  • Stift Altenburg (Austria) 15 August 2015


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