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European Union Baroque Orchestra
March 25, 2020

European Union Baroque Orchestra

The ensemble, which has been based in the UK since 1985, is to move to Belgium amid fears surrounding the loss of free movement of European musicians The European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO), which has been based in the UK since 1985, is to move to Belgium following the Brexit vote. The ensemble will give its last UK concert at St John s Smith Square in London…

Live Orchestra
March 5, 2020

Live Orchestra

8 p.m. / Doors: 6:30 p.m. Danny DeVito, live narrator David Newman, conductor SPONSORED BY Tickets: $20 Orchestra/ FREE Mezzanine & Lawn seating No backpacks, bags or purses larger than 8.5 x 11 will be allowed into the venue. Treat yourself to a concert and movie in one with the world premiere of . Acclaimed actor, producer and director Danny DeVito…

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
January 5, 2020

Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

As the youngest son of the famed J.S. Bach, Johann Christian Bach inherited a large number of elder brothers and half-brothers, several of whom were already well-established as musicians by the time he was born. Largely—and impressively—avoiding sibling rivalry, he became the most cosmopolitan of the Bach sons, with a musical style that turned away from the North…

Lyra Baroque Orchestra
December 16, 2019

Lyra Baroque Orchestra

The fourth annual Twin Cities Early Music Festival presented its final programs this weekend — some 20 concerts in two weeks — making it just a little bit harder to maintain that the early-music movement, which has revolutionized the way we listen to classical music, never caught on in Minnesota and its two largest cities. It certainly seemed that way, let s…

Austin Baroque Orchestra
November 6, 2019

Austin Baroque Orchestra

Known Unknowns – September 23 & 24, 2017 Our season opener features hidden and forgotten gems by some of the Baroque era’s heavyweights. Forget the Canon in D – we’ll be performing one of Pachelbel’s Parthie a 5, along with J.S. Bach’s Concerto in C minor for Violin & Oboe featuring Concertmaster Stephanie Raby and Artistic Director Billy Traylor…

Orchestra Austin
October 17, 2019

Orchestra Austin

Founded in 1911, the Austin Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is Austin’s oldest performing arts group and has enhanced the quality of Austin’s cultural life for generations, providing excellence in music performance. The ASO offers a complete season of musical and educational programming. Classical concerts include a series of eight concert pairs running monthly September…

Orchestra music terms
September 7, 2019

Orchestra music terms

The following brief definitions are provided to help music lovers with some of the musical terms that appear in the program notes and elsewhere on the laco.org website. They are based on materials developed by the Aspen Music Festival and School (© Jane Vial Jaffe, Graphic Design by Curt Carpenter), and are included here by LACO with their kind permission. An…

portland Baroque Orchestra
August 18, 2019

portland Baroque Orchestra

Ms. Huggett put together a very skilled chamber ensemble to tackle this music: basically a string quartet (two violins, viola, and cello) with an added violone (fretted double bass), harpsichord, and lute/theorbo. The sound mix was especially pleasant (and authentic) when cellist Joanna Blendulf played her viola da gamba, a fretted pre-cello, which complemented…

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
June 19, 2019

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

View biography in full page > As he embarks on his fourth decade on the podium, Nicholas McGegan - long hailed as one of the finest baroque conductors of his generation (London Independent) and an expert in 18th-century style (The New Yorker) - is increasingly recognized for his probing and revelatory explorations of music of all periods. Through 27…

Sfo Orchestra
December 21, 2018

Sfo Orchestra

The history of Seattle Festival Orchestra goes back nearly 50 years into Seattle’s past. The former dean of the UW School of Music, the legendary Dr. Stanley Chapple, founded Musician’s Emeritus Symphony Orchestra in 1977 at the mayor of Seattle’s request. As a post-retirement project for himself, Dr. Chapple established the orchestra originally to create an…

Pacific Baroque Orchestra
October 2, 2018

Pacific Baroque Orchestra

Pacific Baroque Orchestra - A Review A review by Rosemary Phillips Originally published in the Grand Forks Gazette, October 2001 It was like being wrapped in a warm soft blanket of comfort as the Pacific Baroque Orchestra took the audience back three hundreds years to the pure, smooth, rich sounds of period instruments. Pacific Baroque Orchestra We have much…

Baroque Orchestra of NJ
February 24, 2018

Baroque Orchestra of NJ

The 10th annual Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey s Summer Music Festival will be filled with the great music of four centuries and will feature an array of familiar composers and compositions as well as rarely heard masterpieces and brand new musical treasures. The festival opens at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 2, at Dolan Performance Hall, The Annunciation Center, The…

Baroque Chamber Orchestra
September 11, 2016

Baroque Chamber Orchestra

The Glories of Venice Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Vivaldi FEATURED SOLOISTS CYNTHIA MILLER FREIVOGEL violin-leader STACEY BRADY violin DANIEL ZULUAGA theorbo FRANK NOWELL organ Singular beauty and passionate virtuosity combine in the alluring music of Baroque Venice, with works by Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Fontana, and Vivaldi. Vocal ensemble and soloists to be announced…

Princeton Orchestra
June 26, 2017

Princeton Orchestra

As students filtered into their afternoon rehearsal on a Wednesday afternoon in April, Michael Pratt sat stoically at the front of the stage in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. Pratt, a student-proclaimed legend within Princeton’s Department of Music, has been Princeton University Orchestra’s conductor for 40 years. During his tenure, Pratt has nurtured…

Orchestra portland oregon
May 21, 2017

Orchestra portland oregon

The award-winning Oregon Sinfonietta, now in its 45th season and conducted by Dr. Donald L. Appert, is a full symphony orchestra of about sixty musicians that draws together community musicians from the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington metropolitan area. The orchestra performs four free concerts per season at the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist…

Orchestra SF
August 19, 2017

Orchestra SF

As a member of the Conservatory Orchestra, you’ll experience firsthand the advantages of playing in a large ensemble. You’ll also get a complete overview of orchestral repertoire, and that begins with examining both masterworks and lesser-known pieces of every era. The symphony orchestra has a large repertoire, and each stylistic period deserves attention. Do…

Orchestras in San Francisco
July 17, 2017

Orchestras in San Francisco

The orchestra offers more than 220 concerts and other presentations annually, reaching audiences of nearly 600, locally and through its tours. Highlights of Tilson Thomas tenure include a highly successful campaign to raise the orchestra s profile in San Francisco; a busy schedule of tours of U.S. cities, Europe, and Asia, including the group s first trip to…