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To celebrate Pride Month, we explore shifting perspectives on gender through this unique blend of original poetry, Baroque music and improvisation. Featuring Hayden Dansky, Poet and Spoken-Word Artist and violinists Lindsie Katz, Rafa Prendergast with BCOC musicians. Music by Corelli, Castello, Marini, Fischer, Leclair, and Jaquet de la Guerre. Presented by the Arvada Center, Arvada, […]

Free

Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: London Fog, Italian Sunshine (Opening Concert)

St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach 2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd, Newport Beach, CA, United States

Soloists from the Festival Orchestra will bring out the southern sun to banish the northern fog through the influence of Italian composers. Come for J.C. (“The London”) Bach’s Italianate Sinfonia Concertante for violin and cello, concerti grossi by Corelli, Geminiani (arranging Corelli) and Avison (after Scarlatti), and stay for Handel’s organ concerto “Cuckoo and Nightingale” and more—performed by […]

$50

“All the Pleasures: The Italian Influence in London and Beyond” 44th Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar

The Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar, embraces “All the Pleasures” in an appreciation of the Italian influence on music in 17th- and 18th-century London society in five concerts June 16-23, 2024 in Newport Beach and Corona del Mar on the Californian Riviera. The 2024 Festival, themed “All the Pleasures” (named after the Purcell Ode […]

Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: Time Stands Still (English Lute Songs)

St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church (Corona del Mar) 3233 Pacific View Dr, Corona del Mar

Escape the noise, and enjoy the restorative sounds of soprano and lute in the intimate acoustics of St. Michael and All Angels’ church at our special evening recital of English lute songs. While Shakespeare was defining English poetry and drama, Dowland was doing the same for English song. After Dowland, the influence of the Italians […]

$45

Shir Levi’im: A Song of Levites

St. Anne's in-the-Fields 147 Concord Rd, Lincoln, MA, United States

MIRYAM traces the thread of Jewish resilience and creativity from medieval Iberia to Baroque Amsterdam. Shir Levi’im (the song of the Levites) refers both to the ancient Levites who sang psalms of worship in the Temple, and 11th c. Sephardic poet Yehuda Halevi, whose surname evokes this musical heritage. In 1593, Portuguese Jews began to […]

$5 – $35

Shir Levi’im: A Song of Levites

The Chapel at West Parish 210 Lowell Street, Andover, MA, United States

MIRYAM traces the thread of Jewish resilience and creativity from medieval Iberia to Baroque Amsterdam. Shir Levi’im (the song of the Levites) refers both to the ancient Levites who sang psalms of worship in the Temple, and 11th c. Sephardic poet Yehuda Halevi, whose surname evokes this musical heritage. In 1593, Portuguese Jews began to […]

$5 – $35

Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: Nightingales in the Gardens

Sherman Library & Gardens 2645 East Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, CA, United States

The first of our two “Gardens” concerts features the Festival’s very own nightingales (aka Blumenstock, Einem and Diggins) in sweet music for three violins... Plus Couperin and Pasquini birdsong-inspired keyboard works, and solo Bach. Elizabeth Blumenstock, Jolianne Einem and Rob Diggins (violins), with Eva Lymenstull (cello and viola da gamba) and Ian Pritchard (harpsichord and […]

$55

Shir Levi’im: A Song of Levites

Emmanuel Church | Lindsey Chapel 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, United States

MIRYAM traces the thread of Jewish resilience and creativity from medieval Iberia to Baroque Amsterdam. Shir Levi’im (the song of the Levites) refers both to the ancient Levites who sang psalms of worship in the Temple, and 11th c. Sephardic poet Yehuda Halevi, whose surname evokes this musical heritage. In 1593, Portuguese Jews began to […]

$5 – $35

Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: Galante in the Gardens

Sherman Library & Gardens 2645 East Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, CA, United States

“Friday Gardens” regulars are joined by recorder player Judith Linsenberg for chamber music in the late baroque “galante” style. Plus, Bach! Late French and German Baroque chamber music in the musical equivalent of 18th-century fine art’s rococo, the immediately appealing galante style—including Telemann’s Paris Quartet in G Major. Plus, Bach’s solo keyboard Toccata BWV 914. Judith […]

$55

Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: Handel & Purcell Odes (Finale)

St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach 2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd, Newport Beach, CA, United States

All the Pleasures! The 44th Festival closes with divine choral odes by Handel and Purcell, plus instrumental works by both composers. Followed by the Festival Subscribers’ Dinner. Nola Richardson (soprano), Clifton Massey (countertenor) and Jesse Blumberg (baritone) join the Festival Orchestra and Chorus in Handel’s Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, “Eternal Source of Light […]

$50

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