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EMA Scholarship Celebrates Music Master Zajac

EMA Scholarship Celebrates Music Master Zajac

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Donald Rosenberg
Early Music America is establishing the biennial Thomas Zajac Memorial Scholarship for performers and scholars who embody the multi-instrumentalist and educator's adventurous spirit.
Gardiner On Mission To Revitalize Beethoven Symphonies

Gardiner On Mission To Revitalize Beethoven Symphonies

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Kyle MacMillan
To mark the 250th anniversary this year of Beethoven’s birth, John Eliot Gardiner is leading his Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique in Beethoven’s nine symphonies in five cities.
Newberry Consort And Piffaro Mark Milestones Together

Newberry Consort And Piffaro Mark Milestones Together

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Anne Schuster Hunter
The beloved ensembles are teaming in February in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Wilmington, DE, with a collaborative show, 'La Marchesa,' focusing on Isabella d’Este, marchioness, Gonzaga-in-law, and fabled North Italian patroness of art and music.

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EMA CD & BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: In Praise Of A Stellar Countertenor

Book Review: In Praise Of A Stellar Countertenor

We learn not only about Alfred Deller’s remarkable career in Christine Headley’s wonderful book, 'Sound the Trumpet,' but also about the Stour Music Festival, with which he was so closely associated.
CD Review: Violin Virtuosity Beyond Paganini

CD Review: Violin Virtuosity Beyond Paganini

Violinist Edson Scheid’s liner notes and performances point to obvious excitement at employing a period instrument and historical practices for this music.
CD Review: Tallis Scholars Illuminate Sublime Masses

CD Review: Tallis Scholars Illuminate Sublime Masses

The heralded British early-music vocal ensemble hits that sweet spot between forceful and tender in works by Josquin and Noel Bauldeweyn.
CD Review: Brahms Performed With Historical Panache

CD Review: Brahms Performed With Historical Panache

Brahms would have been pleased with this recording of his works featuring clarinet: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 120, No. 1; Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2; and the Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 114.

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EARLY MUSIC NEWS FROM OTHER SOURCES

The vocal ensemble Blue Heron is delighted to announce the appointment of Kathleen C. Brittan as its first fulltime Executive Director, following a nationwide search that attracted candidates from across the country. Ms. Brittan takes over from John Yannis, who retired from the organization in December after leading it for many years as its first General Manager.
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BlueHeron.org
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February 11, 2020
Despite the enormous influence of musicians of color on nearly every genre of music, the classical music field remains starkly white and Asian.
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Noteworthy
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February 10, 2020
Report, maps, and online tools examine U.S. and state-level data
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National Endowment for the Arts
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February 22, 2020
Musette, Mayuri, Double Virginal. Yale students may have never heard of these instruments, but they reside only a step away at 15 Hillhouse Ave.
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Yale Daily News
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January 30, 2020
Three candidates will headline the event's 50th anniversary season as guest conductors
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Oregon Bach Festival
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January 23, 2020

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COMMUNITY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

(CHICAGO 1/29/2020)  On March 14 & 15, Bella Voce will perform the innovative 2001 composition Lost Objects, which adapts the form of Baroque Oratorio to a modern work examining the ...
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02/18/2020
Join us near Baltimore for a special weekend workshop with French traverso/early music artist, François Lazarevitch, May 2-3, 2020 at the Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center. The workshop application ...
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02/18/2020
(New York, New York) January 30, 2020 -- ShiZ'ka will return to St. John’s in the Village on March 21, 2020, at 2 PM; this concert will be held at ...
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01/30/2020
After more than 26 years leading Portland Baroque Orchestra (PBO), Monica Huggett plans to step down as Artistic Director following the 2020-2021 Season ...
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www.mallarmemusic.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019   CONTACT: Suzanne Rousso, Artistic Director  office: 919/560-2701 | cell: 919/413-3120 | suzanne@mallarmemusic.org  2020 NORTH CAROLINA HIP MUSIC FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED  Durham, NC ...
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01/28/2020

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