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February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
This weekend, in a collaboration with the Seattle Baroque Orchestra and soloists, Seattle-based choreographer Olivier Wevers unveils his new take on Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater’ with his contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him.
Developments in Vancouver give significant indications of how audiences are enthusiastically responding to authentic-instrument performances and how presenters are searching for better ways to satisfy this demand.
Derek Tam has been appointed Executive Director of the San Francisco Early Music Society. He succeeds Harvey Malloy, who served from 2009 until his retirement last fall.
On Sunday, Cleveland’s baroque orchestra and director Jeannette Sorrell won their first Grammy Award, sharing victory with tenor Karim Sulayman for their acclaimed recent recording, “Songs of Orpheus.”
Daniel R. Melamed’s book packs quite a wallop. In fewer than 150 pages, it provides enlightening insights along with provocative, even unsettling, commentary regarding two of the most celebrated — and challenging — compositions to issue from the pen of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Spanish violinist Lina Tur Bonet brings abundant flair to Vivaldi’s demanding ‘Il Grosso Mogul’ concerto, as well as other works by the Italian composer and an excerpt from a concerto by his pupil Johann Georg Pisendel, edited by the master himself.
Scholar Christopher Stembridge discusses his new editions of Frescobaldi’s music and extensive experience with early Italian organs with Vox Humana Associate Editor Guy Whatley.