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(UK) Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS) Store April 2012 Newsletter

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2012

From the latest newsletter of the Country Dance and Song Society, the CDSS Store is featuring some items of early music interest. If your interests also include those of period dance as well as dance repertoire on CD, you may be interested in visiting the society’s web store pages.
                    


(CA) Tafelmusik looks to the future, launches new record label: TAFELMUSIK MEDIA

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2012
“Toronto (Canada) … Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir is thrilled to announce the launch of its own new record label called Tafelmusik Media. The announcement was made following a performance of Handel’s Hercules in celebration of Jeanne Lamon’s 30th anniversary as Music Director. Tafelmusik is recognized as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras” (Gramophone), and the launch of its own label is an international initiative that will sow seeds for the organization’s future growth in recording and broadcasting, as well as build audiences around the world in the years to come.
                         

(UK) 2012 BBC Music Magazine Awards

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2012
Recently, the 2012 BBC Music Magazine Awards took place at London’s Kings Place. You will find details of all the winners as well as listen to extracts from all of the winning recordings on their web page.
                          

(FR) Le Poème Harmonique Concert Listings (May 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2012
Le Poème Harmonique reminds us of their upcoming concerts for the month of May 2012. Notice that the group is travelling to China and Japan. Happy concertizing!
  

(CA) Boyd McDonald and Paul Pulford "Classics at the Registry" Concert (22 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2012

Location: The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick Street, Kitchener ON Canada (22 apr 2012)

Handel - Sonata in C major
Beethoven - Sonata in D, Op. 102, No. 2
Brahms - Sonata in E minor, Op. 38
de Falla - Suite Populaire

Performed in the style of their composers, the performances will include a rare J.B Streicher fortepiano (1851) and a Sebastien-Philippe Bernardel violoncello (1849). A masterclass will follow the April 22nd performance.
                


(IT) Concert/ball of American dance music of the 19th Century (22 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 12, 2012

Location: Sala Concerti SPMT Piazza Giustiniani 4a – Roma (Italy)

“The 24th edition of the concert series“Musica & Musica“, organized by the Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio, features in its section Suoni Nel Tempo a program of dance music with the Orchestra da Ballo de Il Teatro della Memoria, an ensemble led by Andrea Toschi and specialized in the performance – supported by research on the original arrangements – of the typical Salon Orchestra repertory.“
            


(FR) Ensemble Céladon Concert: Deo Gratias Anglia (13-14 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 07, 2012
Deo Gratias Anglia is a voyage in time and space. English Carols, Hymns, Motets … criss-cross and envelope you during this concert transporting you to the heart of the English song of the XIVth century.”
 
Anne Delafosse, soprano
Clara Coutouly, soprano
Paulin Bündgen, countertenor     
        

(US) Conference: New Beethoven Research 2012 (31 oct-01 nov 2012) (Call for Papers Deadline: 01 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 07, 2012

Location: Sheraton and Astor Crowne Plaza, New Orlean, Louisiana USA

“The University of Alabama School of Music, together with the University of Illinois, Wake Forest University, the American Beethoven Society, the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, and San José State University (Prof. Joanna Biermann UA, Prof. William Kinderman UIUC, Prof. David Levy WFU, Prof. William Meredith SJSU) are sponsoring a second fall conference on New Beethoven Research, to be held in New Orleans on October 31 and November 1, 2012.
       


(IT) Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) Easter 2012 Offers

Contributed by Admin on Apr 06, 2012

From the latest LIM newsletter (06 apr 2012):

Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) is offering a 15% discount and free shipping for orders placed between Friday (April 6) and Monday (April 9). LIM has quite a few early music titles in its library and publishes new titles on a regular schedule.
                   


(CA) I FURIOSI Concert: "I FURIOSI's Family Jewels" (13 apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 05, 2012

Location: Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“Families.  You can’t live with them, you can’t legally have them all sent to an island in the middle of the ocean.  The Baroque era saw many families of composers and musicians who tolerated each other - or didn’t.  Jed Wentz and Olivier Fortin come for the I FURIOSI dysfunctional family reunion.

Works by the Bach family, the Purcell family, the Couperin family and more.”
    

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