Thinking about the current state of early-music singing, I polled friends, colleagues, students, and teachers, both here and abroad. Many instrumentalists find singers more confident with style than in the past, more flexible vocally, and more expressive with a variety of repertoires. Singers themselves are much less upbeat.
It started with a blunt, personal question: How many times has an artist of color entered a rehearsal room full of musicians only to discover that they are the only artist of color — although they know many capable colleagues of color who weren’t asked to participate?
EMA's project is among 1,248 projects across America totaling $28,840,000 that were selected to receive this first round of fiscal year 2022 funding in the Grants for Arts Projects category.
Pierre Ruhe has led a multi-faceted career as a writer, editor, arts administrator, and internet entrepreneur.
The platform is housed on the website of Les Jardins Chorégraphiques, Montréal’s premiere historical dance company, which Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière founded in 2008 and which she and Stéphanie Brochard co-direct.
The American Bach Society has piloted a grant initiative designed to “fund scholarly or creative projects that expand diversity in the study or performance of J. S. Bach and his music…along any axis.”
"Having discussed these matters with countless students from across the world," writes John Mortensen, " I have become convinced that the classical music realm is increasingly receptive to historic improvisation."
On behalf of our Board of Directors, I am thrilled to welcome David to EMA. His deep experience in our field as a multi-instrumentalist, scholar, educator, and administrator will serve
Boston Camerata's season-opening program Nov. 6 in Boston will examine spiritual traditions from 19th-century Celtic, Shaker, and African American communities.
Playing 17th- and 18th-century music on modern instruments in a period style is old hat to Music of the Baroque, an ensemble Butt will lead for the first time Oct. 17 and 18.
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