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Historical performance as a concept does not and should not have to be relegated to Baroque music. Every musical genre, including jazz, funk, noise, hip-hop, punk, Indian classical music, etc., has a rich musical and cultural history that we could potentially draw from to create something spectacula …
Published annually, Historical Performance is a new, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the practical, performance side of musicological research.
Musician Alex Opsahl was chosen by the board of directors of Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra to be their new executive director, the orchestra announced this week.
The Viola da Gamba Society of America (VdGSA), as part of its Consort Loan Program, has generously loaned Dr. Phillip Serna five viols to start a viol consort program at the J.S. Bach Academy of Music – launching this fall.
These richly resourced essays, organized in chronological order, convincingly re-evaluate the use of architectural space and the distinctions between nationalities, gender, professional status, and class distinctions to arrive at a deeper understanding of the musical practices of this era.
A catchy title for this release might be “Wotan Sings Bach.” Matthias Goerne, who has made an excellent impression as the Wanderer and Wotan in productions of Wagner’s Ring cycle, takes on two of the cantatas Bach wrote for the bass voice, “Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen,” BWV 56, and “Ich habe …
When Music of the Baroque opens its 47th season Saturday night with Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, it will be the first curtain-raiser in nearly two decades with a new executive director in the house at the Harris Theater.
The highly regarded period-instrument ensemble Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra has a new music director. Elisa Citterio has stepped into the position formerly held by Jeanne Lamon since 1981.
The Board of Directors of Early Music America would like to welcome Karin Brookes as the new Executive Director.
Jane Glover: “I happen to think that the MOB Chorus is the best chamber choir in North America. Actually, I would say that about the orchestra, too. I think it is the best chamber orchestra in North America. It’s thrilling to be part of.”