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(UK) Video - Dunedin Consort, Bach Cantata 174 Sinfonia (6 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2012
Although the performance has already taken place, for your viewing pleasure, “John Butt introduces the Sinfonia to Cantata 174, Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte, I love the Almighty with all my heart , which forms part of the closing concert of our Brandenburg - Cantata Series, Sunday 6th of May, at the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.”
     

(FR) Compagnie Fantaisies Baroques: Grand Bal à la Française (19 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2012

Location: Orangerie du Domaine de Sceaux FR

For “Museum Night”, May 19, 2012, the Compagnie Fantaisies Baroques invites you to an exceptional evening at the Orangerie du Domaine de Sceaux. Immerse yourself in a "Grand Bal à la Française" that will take you to the Court of Henry IV in the salons of the Duchesse du Maine at Sceaux; through the gilded Versailles ...  ”


(DE) Potsdamer Rokoko e.V.: "La Pavane Des Saisons" Dance Course (22 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2012

Location: Hall of Bismarckhöhe, High Way, Werder / Havel

Dear friends of historical dances from the Baroque and Rococo, we are pleased to offer another extra course for advanced Baroque dance! We invite you on 22.6.2012 13-17 clock to the workshop.
    


(US) Music of the Baroque Concert: "Friends—Mozart, Haydn, Dittersdorf, Vanhal Jane Glover, conductor" (20, 23 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 12, 2012

Locations:
First United Methodist Church, Evanston Illinois, US (20 may 2012)
Harris Theater, Chicago Illinois, US (23 may 2012)

“Music by four composers who played quartets together inspires a program featuring Music of the Baroque’s own principal string players as soloists. Jane Glover takes the podium for an evening of spirited music-making among good friends, as the concert season concludes with the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola.
    


(US) Salon Sanctuary Concert: The Musical World of Ben Franklin (20 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 11, 2012

Location: The Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl Street, New York NY, US

Please join us for our Season Finale concert and post-concert celebration! Ben Franklin attended concerts and operas, promoted emerging American musicians, and invented a musical instrument that became the rage of Europe.  “National Artistic Treasure” Julianne Baird brings his musical world to life in this program of music and readings.

This event is co-presented by The Fraunces Tavern® Museum.  The performance will take place in the Museum's Flag Gallery. …

Julianne Baird, soprano
Allen Whear, cello
John Bailey, harpsichord
Ed Mauger, narrator
      


(FR) Académie Bach Presents: "Selon Jean" (19, 20, 22, 23 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 11, 2012

Locations:
Eglise d'Arques-la-Bataille, Haute Normadie FR (19 may 2012)
Collégiale Notre-Dame, Eu, FR (20 may 2012)
Le Cadran, Evreux FR (22 may 2012)
Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie (23 may 2012)

Selon Jean is a concert of original format, constructed from parts of “St. John’s Passion” by Bach, and, by the translation of the Gospel in French by Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy at the end of the XVIIth century. For Bach, like all creators of the baroque period, the Word, incarnate in the human voice, was the focus of expression. By substituting the spoken recitatives of the Evangelist composed by Bach, of course we take the liberty of not adhering strictly to the original work. But this apparent betrayal also brings us back closer to the essential: the dramatic and expressive power of the Gospel text, magnified by the music of Bach. …”
    


(US) Canticum Novum Singers Concert: J.S. Bach mass in B Minor (19 may 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 11, 2012

Location: St. Jean Baptiste Church, 76th St. and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, New York NY, US

The Canticum Novum Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director will present  J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor on Saturday, May 19 - 8:00 PM at St. Jean Baptiste Church, 76th St. and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Guest performers will be Tiffany Rosenquist de la Torre, soprano, Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano, Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor, Jesse Blumberg, baritone and the Artemis Chamber Ensemble.
    


(US) Opera Lafayette Benefit Celebration (5 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on May 10, 2012

Location: The Embassy of France, La Maison Française, Washington, DC, US

“Let us transport you... to Delhi and Samarkand.
Opera Lafayette invites you to a benefit celebrating a season of musical jewels.

  • Selections from our 2012-2013 season by Opera Lafayette musicians and members of Kalanidhi Dance
  • Silent Auction
  • Seated Dinner

(UK) Perspectives on Musical Improvisation (10-13 sep 2012) - Registration open

Contributed by Admin on May 10, 2012

Location: University of Oxford, UK

“The conference brings together a rich set of perspectives on musical improvisation with papers approaching the subject from musicological, cognitive, psycho-social, philosophical, anthropological and pedagogical lenses representing a range of improvisatory genres. In addition to papers, there will be practical workshops and performances; we are also delighted to welcome a number of eminent scholars to the conference - two invited speakers and three panel members:
    


(FR) Ensemble Céladon May 2012 Concert Listings

Contributed by Admin on May 10, 2012

(From the latest Ensemble Céladon newsletter 08 may 2012)

News from Ensemble Céladon of its busy May 2012 schedule and also a reminder to visit its “Discography” web page where you can hear excerpts of their latest release “Deo Gratias Anglia“ released on the 20th  March 2012 as well as other releases.
    

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