(CA) Toronto Consorts Concert: "Navidad: Christmas Music from Latin America and Spain" (13-14-15 Dec 2013)
Location: Trinity-St. Paul Centre, 427 Bloor St. West, Toronto ON, CA
"We like to say this is the liveliest Christmas concert in town! As featured on our recent CD Navidad on the Marquis label, we bring you a fiesta of early music from the Spanish-speaking nations on both sides of the Atlantic, with harp, guitars, percussion, winds, keyboards and voices. ..."
Location: Rochefort (17), Théâtre de la Coupe d’OR, FR
- Anonyme (c.1490) : « Rodrigo Martinez », (Villancico, Cancionero de Palacio, c.1490)
- Juan del Encina (1468-c.1529) : Air « Triste Espana sin ventura » (Villancico, Cancionero de Palacio, 1504)
- Diego Ortiz (1510-1570) : Recercada segunda (Trattado de Glosas, 1553), Violoncelle et basse continue
- Bartolomeo de Selma y Salaverde (1595-1638) : Canzona (1638), Flûte et basse continue
- Diego Ortiz (1510-1570) : Recercada ottava sobre la Folia (Trattado de Glosas, 1553), Violoncelle et basse continue ...
(CA) Spiritus Ensemble ~ Kenneth Hull, Conductor Concert: "Bach Vespers Series 2013-2014" (1-2 Dec. 2013)
Bach Vespers for Advent
1 Dec ~ St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Duke & Water Streets, Kitchener ON, CA
Join the Spiritus Ensemble for another concert in their "Back Vespers Series 2013-2014".
Bach, Cantata 61, 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Buxtehude, 'Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm'
Schütz, 'O lieber Herre Gott, weeke uns auf'
Location: Cadogan Hall, London, UK
"Cadogan Hall is the setting for a festive evening of carols and Christmas music sung by The Bach Choir, featuring choral favourites, carols for all, and accompaniment from our special guests, London City Brass. This year’s concert features the winning entry in the The Times Christmas Carol Competition 2013, which will be chosen by our Musical Director David Hill, The Times’ Chief Music Critic Richard Morrison and The Times’ Assistant Editor Andrew Riley."
(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players News: "WLU Music Students Chosen for New Baroque Mentorship Program" (26 Nov 2013)
Location: Waterloo Ontario, CA
(From a recent article in the Kitchener-Waterloo "The Record" newspaper (by Valerie Hill))
""The idea, it just came to me," said Baumgartel, a violinist with Nota Bene and an instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University. "Our job in Nota Bene will be to provide a platform for them to play things they don't get a lot of opportunity to play at school."
For this inaugural program, Baumgartel invited two Laurier students, though future mentorships will be open to any music student. ...