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December 1969

UPCOMING SHOWS

May 2019

Piffaro and Ensemble Eos

Love, Lust, Life: Ce moys de May
Celebrate the joys, pleasures, and piquancies of Spring’s awakenings with Dufay’s delicious three-part setting Ce moys de May, as well as Jannequin’s chanson of the same title, together with lusty songs, sprightly dances, blissful ricercars of wistful melancholies, and battle pieces depicting love’s skirmishes.

June 2019

Piffaro and Sonnambula

Michael Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore (1612)
Music from this famous 1612 compendium of over 300 dances, performed by combined forces of winds & strings, will set your toes to tapping!

Piffaro and Sonnambula

Michael Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore (1612)
Music from this famous 1612 compendium of over 300 dances, performed by combined forces of winds & strings, will set your toes to tapping!

Piffaro

Back Before Bach
part of Tage Alter Musik Regensburg

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute - Priscilla teaches baroque oboe

June 16 – 29, 2019: Music of the Enemies of Louis XIV

The Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute (BPI), the premiere summer workshop focusing on baroque instruments and voice, will mark its 48th year of preparing musicians to perform some of the great works on period instruments. Learn from faculty and resident artists, and participate in master classes, ensembles, and student concerts to practice baroque techniques and gain a greater appreciation of this unique musical genre.

BPI is open to musicians of any level of experience on baroque instruments or voice. You’ll be exposed to expert coaching, master classes, and opportunities to collaborate and perform with other musicians. The session concludes with a student concert of music learned during the institute. Additionally, the Conservatory of Music has a large collection of instruments available to be used by participants.

July 2019

Madison Early Music Festival - Priscilla teaches renaissance winds and recorder

In 2019 the Madison Early Music Festival (MEMF) will present The Grand Tour: A 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Madison Early Music Festival; an homage to the 300-year tradition of young English aristocrats trekking through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western Civilization. This theme will take a trip of discovery through the wealth of music, art, ideas and inventions that illuminated Medieval, Baroque and Renaissance eras; experienced through classes, lectures, and concerts taught and performed by some of today’s finest early music artists.

Join us from July 6-13, 2019, and experience a full week of music, history, and culture through classes, lectures, dances, and concerts taught and performed by some of the world’s finest early music performers and scholars.

In addition to a 6-event Festival Concert Series, lectures and workshops provide participants with opportunities to learn and practice instrumental and vocal skills, become familiar with historical performance practices and repertoire, learn about the featured music through the lenses of history and culture, and perform with other participants and faculty artists. Courses are offered for players and singers of all skill levels and advanced registration is required.

Hesperus

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923, starring Lon Chaney)
Hesperus creates the soundtrack for the 1923 silent film The Hunchback of Notre Dame with music from fourteenth and fifteenth century France. Compositions include French and Burgundian music from 1300-1500, featuring Guillaume de Machaut, Jehan l’Escurel, Guillaume Dufay, as well as lesser-known composers such as Vaillant, Morton, and Borlet.

Amherst Early Music Festival - Priscilla teaches renaissance winds and recorder

The Amherst Early Music Festival is a workshop offering the largest program of classes for early music enthusiasts, from amateur to professional, in the US. But it is more than a workshop. The Festival Concert Series presents 8 highly-acclaimed evening concerts, including a fully-staged Baroque Opera, which are open to the public and free for participants. There are also Salon concerts in the late evenings and several other performances of vocal music, instrumental music, and dance on the weekends. The Music and Instrument Exhibition hosts instrument makers, music shops, experimental projects, and more over the middle weekend. Lectures, English Country Dances, madrigal singing, and other events provide a wealth of choices for participants and outside guests.

August 2019

Chestnut Hill Concerts

All Bach

Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Concerto in C minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1056R
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Aston Magna Music Festival

Bouquet of Baroque Concertos

Bach - Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043; Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046
Vivaldi - Concerto for Four Violins; Concerto for Viola D’Amore in D Minor
Van Wassenaer - Concerto Armonico
Zelenka - Hypocondrie