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(US) Bach in the Subways ~ Update

Contributed by admin on Feb 03, 2015

(From the latest Bach in the Subways newsletter)

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 Johann Sebastian Bach turns 330 years old.

1000's of musicians in dozens of countries around the world will offer his music to the public as a gift and as an invitation to further explore classical music.

Bach in the Subways is an INTERNATIONAL movement founded by cellist Dale Henderson to sow the seeds for future generations of classical music lovers by generating public interest and excitement for the art form. Every year on March 21, Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday, musicians around the world celebrate Bach in the Subways Day by ...


(UK) London Festival of Baroque Music (LFBM) 2015 ~ Bookings Open (25 April and 15-19 May 2015)

Contributed by admin on Feb 03, 2015

(From a recent newsletter item from the LFBM -- formerly the "Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music")

The box office is open to take your calls or book online via our website ... 

"Welcome to the London Festival of Baroque Music!

Those of you who have been with us in our previous guise as the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music will know that we value our programming themes highly, and it is with pride that we offer in our inaugural year a celebration of the feminine presence in Baroque music. It’s quite a subject and, as you’ll see in our programme, it has enabled us to invite our usual array of the world’s finest Baroque performers. ...


(UK) Recorder & Triple Harp Duo (Andrew Collis Recorders & Robin Ward Triple Harps)

Contributed by admin on Feb 03, 2015

(News from a recent email from Andrew Collis)

"This versatile Duo perform on a variety of instruments in entertaining and informative programmes. Their repertoire ranges from Italian 14th Century Dances to Contemporary Music. ...


(IT) Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM): "Il Farinelli Ritrovato"

Contributed by admin on Jan 10, 2015

(From a recent newsletter from LIM)

Libreria Musicale Italian (LIM) announces the availability of its newest addition: "Il Farinelli Ritrovato" (edited by Luigi Verdi). Proceedings of the Conference of studies Bologna May 29, 2012 by Luigi Verdi) ...

 


(US) Harmonia Early Music: "John Ward Fantasies And Verse Anthems" (By Janelle Davis)

Contributed by admin on Jan 10, 2015

(From the latest Harmonia Early Music January 9th newsletter)

"A 2014 Linn records release of the viol consort Phantasm and the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, is dedicated to the music of John Ward and his compositions for voices and viols.  ...


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Players ~ Julie Baumgartel, Artistic Director January Concerts

Contributed by admin on Jan 10, 2015

(From the latest Nota Bene Baroque Players Newsletter)

News from the Nota Bene Baroque Players ~ Julie Baumgartel, Artistic Director (NBBP) of its upcoming concert line-up in January 2015:

"In Search of Beauty" (Jan. 11th): "Featuring works for 2 and 3 solo parts, and even an oboe concerto! We will hear some of the finest instrumental music from Albinoni, Uccellini, Corelli, Biber, Buonamente, Fux and Buxtehude. ..."

"The Mystery Solved" (Jan. 17th and 18th):  "Tafelmusik's principal horn Derek Conrod and his protégé, Joe Sharp join NBBP with a virtuosic concerto for 2 horns by Vivaldi, as well as excerpts from Handel’s Water Music. Along the way they promise to solve the mystery of the valveless horn in a surprising demonstration that ...


(US) Harmonia Early Music: 2014 EMA Baroque Competition Finalists

Contributed by admin on Dec 12, 2014

(From a recent Harmonia Early Music newsletter -- by Elizabeth Clark Posted November 30, 2014)

"On October 11, 2014, five early music ensembles performed in Early Music America’s Baroque Performance Competition. This hour on Harmonia, we’ll hear from all five finalists, including the 2014 Grand Prize winner. Plus,  ...


(US) C.P.E. Bach and Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Culture - Conference (29-30 Nov 2014)

Contributed by admin on Nov 29, 2014

(From a recent notice from The Society for Eighteenth-Century Music)

Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

Annette Richards and Matthew Head will provide the keynote addresses in this two-day conference. Other invited speakers will include: Yonatan Bar-Yoshafat, Keith Chapin, Hans-Günter Ottenberg, Sheila Guymer, Thomas Irvine, Estelle Joubert, John McKean, Joshua Walden, and Susan Wollenberg.

The conference will also feature a clavichord recital by David Gerrard and a fortepiano recital by John Irving.

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