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(UK) Cambridge Early Music - Summer Schools 2017 (30 Jul 12 Aug 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 17, 2017

"‘Venice in Cambridge
Girton College, Cambridge

Venice was a major centre of music and culture in its own right. It was also the centre from which musicians, their music, and the instruments they played were exported and imported all over Europe.  We may not be able to turn the River Cam into the Grand Canal, but over these two weeks we guarantee to evoke the musical culture of this most remarkable of cities in its heyday! ...


(UK) 30th Anniversary Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival (26-29 May 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 17, 2017

"2017 marks the coming of age of the much loved Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival, (Friday 26 – Monday 29 May) as the Festival celebrates its thirty years of music-making alongside an extraordinary year for culture in the region, as Hull is 2017 City of Culture.

Initiated by the local authority, with the aim of attracting visitors to the area to discover a rich medley of history, striking architecture and music of the past, over the years the Festival has grown to be recognised as a ‘jewel in the cultural crown’ of the region, attracting internationally renowned performers of early music to appear in a programme alongside emerging youth ensembles and engaging community projects. ...


Early Music Month of March 2017 - European Early Music Day 2017 (March 21st)

Contributed by admin on Jan 17, 2017

From both sides of the Atlantic, the month of March celebrates early music in a big way. 

"Early Music Month of March 2017", promoted in North America by Early Music America (EMA) is "designed to raise awareness of early music throughout the North American music community. Early Music Month seeks to connect enthusiasts, performers, presenters, scholars, builders, students, venues, and more to bring early music to its widest audience ever."

Opting for a more specific day, "European Early Music Day 2017 - 21st of March" promoted in Europe by the Réseau Européen de Musique Ancienne - European Early Music Network (REMA) "is held every year on 21st March, a day celebrating the beginning of spring, and the birthday of Early Music’s period probably most relevant and known composers: Johann Sebastian Bach (born on 21st March 1685, according to the Julian Calendar)." 

Now is the time to register ...


(UK) Gramophone Editor's Choice - Blue-Ray of the Month: " Alcina & Tamerlano, Handel by Les Talens Lyriques (dir. Christophe Rousset), Alpha" (by David Vickers)

Contributed by admin on Jan 13, 2017

"These productions began life a few years apart in Drottningholm before double-bill revivals at the Dutch National Opera and La Monnaie in Brussels. Pierre Audi’s post-Baroque stagings are often astutely deliberate in pacing and action, and are designed simply but artfully (beautiful 18th-century-style costumes, economical lighting, use of mechanical stage flats). At their best, they function as compellingly psychological dramas reminiscent of tragedies by Shakespeare and Racine. ...


(BE) Outhere Music CD Release: "Sigismund von Neukomm - REQUIEM à la mémoire de Louis XVI" (Jan 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 13, 2017

La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy - Jean-Claude Malgoire

"In spite of the immense success he enjoyed in his lifetime, Sigismund Neukomm (born in Salzburg in 1778, died in Paris in 1858 at the age of eighty) is practically forgotten nowadays. Yet he left a catalogue of nearly two thousand works, including fifty masses and a number of oratorios and motets. ...


(US) WFMT Impromtu with Ronn McFarlane, lute (09 Jan 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 13, 2017

"For "WFMT welcomes GRAMMY-nominated lutenist, Ronn McFarlane to Impromptu. He and fellow all-star veteran of the lute, Paul O’Dette, perform[ed]virtuoso duets from Elizabethan Italy and England at the University of Chicago on January 8."

http://blogs.wfmt.com/impromptu/2017/01/09/ronn-mcfarlane-lute/


(BE) Compact Disc Reviews: "Flanders Recorder Quartet (FRQ) - "The End of a Beautiful Chapter" (by Tom Bickley)

Contributed by admin on Jan 13, 2017

"An Interview by Tom Bickley, Compact Disc Reviews Editor, with members of the Flanders Recorder Quartet for their approaching 30th Anniversary and Final Tour

Since being founded in 1987, the Flanders Recorder Quartet (FRQ) has evolved into one of the world ’s top ensembles.Their success in 1990 at the prestigious Musica Antiqua competition in Bruges (Belgium), organized by the Flanders Festival, was the start of an extensive concert career. ...


(US) Columbia Journalism Review Article: "Curtains fall on arts critics at newspapers" (by Jed Gottlieb, 06 Jan 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 12, 2017

"“Boston is a music city, look at how many music schools are here and at the number of people purchasing concert tickets,” says Steve Morse, a Globe staff critic from the 1970s through the 2000s. “There should be much more coverage.” ...


(IT) Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) New Title Release: "Rivista Internazionale di Musica Sacra - n. 37, 2016/1-2"

Contributed by admin on Jan 12, 2017

News from LIM of the availability of the "Rivista Internazionale di Musica Sacra"

The Summary of its contents:

 Sommario

Ezio Aimasso
Aggiornare la mente, vivificare lo spirito Giacomo Baroffio
Apologia per una manutenzione degli edifici intellettuali Valerio Morucci
La musica nella filosofia mistica ebraica medioevale e rinascimentale: una prospettiva storiografica Francesca Mellace ...


(SE) BIS Records CD Releases

Contributed by admin on Jan 12, 2017

News of 3 CD releases of interest from BIS Records:

Beethoven – Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol.15: ‘Diabelli’
BIS-1943 | SACD    EAN 7318599919430    TT: 67'34

Ronald Brautigam, fortepiano, completes his acclaimed series with Beethoven’s last great piano work

Ludwig van Beethoven: 33 Veränderungen über einen Walzer von Anton Diabelli ('Diabelli Variations'), Op.120
6 National Airs with Variations, Op.105 ...

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