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(US) Salon Sanctuary Concerts: "JS Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II" (02 Mar 2014)

Contributed by admin on Feb 16, 2014

Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

Location: The Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium, 417 East 61st Street, New York NY, US

“Following last season's performance of Book I, the internationally acclaimed harpsichordist continues his exploration of The Well-Tempered Clavier with Book II.  …


(CA) Toronto Consorts Concert: "Carnival Revels" (28 Feb / 1 Mar 2014)

Contributed by admin on Feb 14, 2014

Location: Trinity-St. Paul Centre, 427 Bloor St. West, Toronto ON, CA

"From Epiphany to Mardi Gras, the streets of Renaissance Europe resounded with the sounds and songs of Carnival. ..."


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players (NBBP) Concert: "The Four Seasons"

Contributed by admin on Feb 09, 2014

From a recent NBBP newsletter

"One of the best known Baroque works, Vivaldi's beloved masterpiece “The Four Seasonsis a cycle of violin concerti inspired by four sonnets and their pictorial descriptions of the seasons. The cheerful birdsong of spring, the languor caused by summer's heat, drunken festivities at harvest time, slipping and sliding on the winter ice; take a vivid journey with Nota Bene Baroque Players through nature's complete yearly cycle in one memorable concert.

* Julie Baumgartel, Victoria Melik, & Anthea Conway-White soloist
* Howard Dyck, reader ..."


(UK) Wigmore Hall 2014 Summer Concerts

Contributed by admin on Feb 09, 2014

From a recent Wigmore Hall newsletter

News from Wigmore Hall of their Summer 2014 busy concert line-up. While the list is quite exhaustive, suffice it to day that many of them are of early music and quite popular, and, to add, many more events to match one's taste in music  ...


(UK) Handel House -- February Events

Contributed by admin on Feb 09, 2014

From a recent Handel House newsletter

"Over the next couple of weeks London experiences some trouble with its tube network but Handel House will remain open for visitors and concert-goers.

The first event in February starts this evening with our annual Stanley Sadie Memorial Lecture taking place at the Royal Over-Seas League. We are delighted to have Handel scholar Ellen Harris who has travelled from the US for this event and she will explore the subject of Handel’s Mayfair neighbours.
 
February marks a special anniversary: Handel’s birthday. We celebrate with free admission to the museum so pop in and listen to musicians playing the harpsichord and catch the last day of exhibition The Triumph of Music Over Time where you will be able to hear the final chimes of a Clay Clock. ...

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