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Renaissance Polyphony Meets Visuals Created By Artificial Intelligence

Renaissance Polyphony Meets Visuals Created By Artificial Intelligence

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Jarrett Hoffman
'Aleph Earth' blends audio from the vocal quartet New York Polyphony with visuals created by the University of Oregon’s Artificial Intelligence Creative Practice Research Group.
Europe And North America Shake Early Music Hands Online

Europe And North America Shake Early Music Hands Online

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Karin Brookes
The European Early Music Network (Réseau Européen de Musique Ancienne, or REMA) will present its first European Early Music Summit online Nov. 20-22.
Monteverdi's <i>L’Orfeo</i> Goes Remote To Meet The Times 

Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo Goes Remote To Meet The Times 

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Kyle MacMillan
The performances by the 40 student singers and 20 players from Northwestern University who took part in 'Orfeo Remote' were filmed and recorded in and around their homes as far away as South Korea.

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EMA CD & BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: Tunes To Savor When Plagues Rage

Book Review: Tunes To Savor When Plagues Rage

'Lord Have Mercy Upon Us: Songs and Hymns in Time of Plague' offers the reader/performer a grisly banquet to entertain us in our self-isolation.
CD Review: Ballard Lute Works Seize The Limelight

CD Review: Ballard Lute Works Seize The Limelight

On what appears to be the first entire album dedicated solely to Robert Ballard, Richard Kolb performs 29 of the pieces in the Premier livre.
CD Review: McKay Lodge Triumphs With Corelli And Friends

CD Review: McKay Lodge Triumphs With Corelli And Friends

American violinist Augusta McKay Lodge and her band explore the legacy and influence of Arcangelo Corelli’s bold and flamboyant writing in performances that range from sublime stillness to relentless moto perpetuo.
CD Review: Beethoven Piano-Violin Sonatas Receive Vibrant Performances

CD Review: Beethoven Piano-Violin Sonatas Receive Vibrant Performances

For violinist Lucy Russell and fortepianist Sezi Seskir’s recorded premiere as a duo, they have selected three works from the mere 10 that Beethoven created for this instrumental combination.

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EARLY MUSIC NEWS FROM OTHER SOURCES

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Laurence Cummings as Music Director of the Academy of Ancient Music from the 2021-22 season. One of Britain’s most exciting and versatile exponents of historical performance both as a conductor and a harpsichord player, Cummings is a noted authority on Handel, The Guardian lauding him as ‘one of the composer’s best advocates in the world’.
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Academy of Ancient Music
Published:
November 18, 2020
Nannette Streicher has been marginalized by history, but she was one of Europe’s finest keyboard manufacturers.
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The New York Times
Published:
November 6, 2020
Conductors, players and administrators don’t necessarily want to abandon blind auditions. But they say the lack of diversity in American orchestras is more complicated than that.
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The New York Times
Published:
September 10, 2020
Cavina was one of the most important Italian countertenors of his generation
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Opera Wire
Published:
September 1, 2020
Alamaire [is] making the sheet music of the new edition available on their website – everyone who downloads it is asked to make a donation, and all money raised will go to supporting the NHS.
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Gramophone
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July 28, 2020

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COMMUNITY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

DECEMBER 3, 2020, 1:15 Harpsichordist Rebecca Pechefsky performs recently discovered sonatas by Antonino Soler. Join us at 1:15pm on our website, Facebook, or YouTube. A post-concert conversation with the artist will take place on ...
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This Christmas, York’s National Centre for Early Music offers audiences the chance to celebrate the festive season from the comfort of home with a host of concerts from the atmospheric ...
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Mid-Winter Music Workshop 2021 The 18th annual workshop with early and newer music for Recorders, Brass, Viols and other “early” instruments will be held Friday, January 22 and Saturday, January ...
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Online panel discussion and audience Q&A with Torquil Campbell, Kate Helsen, and Reginald Mobley moderated by Raha Javanfar December 2, 2020 at 7 pm EST Tafelmusik's Tafel Talks online panel ...
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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale is excited to offer a Virtual Masterclass with glowing soprano Sherezade Panthaki ...
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