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  1. Masters of the BaroqueRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WQED-FM Pittsburgh

    Chamber Music Pittsburgh and Chatham Baroque co-present some of the most celebrated and loved music of the high Baroque: the Orchestral Suites of J.S. Bach, Concerti Grossi of Handel and Corelli, and concertos by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi. The musicians of Chatham Baroque perform with special musical guests.


  2. PostClassical concert humanizes J.S. Bacha s spiritualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | The Washington Post

    Even at its most secular, the music of J.S. Bach is so radiant with religious feeling that to title a concert "Bach and the Divine" seems almost redundant. But on Saturday night at Georgetown's historic Dumbarton Church, the PostClassical Ensemble - a group more known for revolution than reverence - brought a lively and very human sense of spirituality to an all-Bach program that showcased the remarkable singing of bass-baritone Kevin Deas.


  3. American Classical Orchestra Presents J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor TonightRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tonight, November 15 at 7:30PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Thomas Crawford, presents J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, The ACO's first ever performance of Johann Sebastian Bach 's towering masterpiece, featuring world-renowned soloists Christine Brandes, soprano; Kate Maroney, mezzo-soprano; David Daniels , countertenor; Charles Blandy, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass; and the American Classical Orchestra Chorus. Performances of Bach's B Minor Mass are always eagerly anticipated by concertgoers because this masterpiece is unique in music history, and because it serves as a life-marker for performers and listeners alike.


  4. Bach Chamber Choir to Perform Works by Vivaldi, Handel, and BachRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Brookfield

    BACH CHAMBER CHOIR TO PERFORM WORKS BY VIVALDI, HANDEL, AND BACH The Bach Chamber Choir and Orchestra, under the direction of Brian McLinden, will celebrate the holiday season with a performance of works by Antonio Vivaldi, G.F. Handel, and J.S. Bach. The featured work will be Vivaldi's acclaimed Gloria.


  5. Vancouver Performance of 'Christmas Oratorio' to be Led by Boston Early Music DirectorRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Early Music Vancouver returns with its highly anticipated presentation of Christmastime cantatas, this year featuring J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio - Cantatas 1, 3, 6 on Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC. For more than 10 years, EMV has presented cantatas each December - showcasing some 35 exquisite works in that time.


  6. World's greatest living cellist heads to FSURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... th Inaugural Ceremony. Ma is set to perform a solo cello recital, including his world-renowned interpretations of J.S. Bach's Unaccompanied Cello Suites.


  7. Giving the Last Word On the - Mrs. Bach' Dustup to a BelieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | National Review Online

    Sally Beamish, the British composer involved in the documentary feature Written By Mrs. Bach , was kind enough to respond to questions sent about the film's theory that key J.S. Bach works were actually written by his second wife - though unfortunately not until a busy news cycle last week. As I noted here and here , Prof.


  8. Community Calendar - Nov. 12, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Larue County Herald News

    ... p.m. Nov. 13 in the Science Auditorium. His performance will include works by Albeniz, Sor, Granados, Tarrega and J.S. Bach. Kynect open enrollment kick-off is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Hardin County Library, 100 Jim Owen Dr., Elizabethtown; and ...


  9. Chorus of Westerly offers free tickets for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Day

    For its upcoming performances of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, to be held on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 4 and 6 p.m. in the George Kent Performance Hall, students from Westerly, Chariho, Stonington, North Stonington and any other district or private school in Rhode Island or southeastern Connecticut may attend for free.


  10. Kairos: A Consort of Singers, celebrates with a joyous Bach concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Times Herald-Record

    Kairos: A Consort of Singers, led by Edward Lundergan, celebrated its 20th anniversary Sunday afternoon at the place where it began, St. Joseph's Church in New Paltz.


  11. Cantata Singers Open 51st Season With EVE World Premiere and More TonightRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cantata Singers, one of Boston's leading choral-orchestral performing arts organizations, will present their 51st season opening concert, featuring two cantatas by J.S. Bach and the World Premiere of Eve by Elena Ruehr at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, Mass., tonight, November 8, 2014 at 8:00pm. Pre-concert talk at 7:00pm with composer Elena Ruehr.


  12. RIOULT Dance NY Comes to Ford Center for the Performing Arts TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform tonight, November 5, 2014 at 7:30pm at the University of Mississippi's Ford Center for the Performing Arts at 351 University Avenue, University, MS 38677. Tickets are $30 and are available at .


  13. Happy anniversary Gluck and C.P.E. Bach www.utsandiego.com...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... transition from the Baroque to the Classical. In this sense, they provide the essential 'missing link' between J.S. Bach and Mozart. Underrated and largely neglected in subsequent centuries, their profound significance in the development of European ...


  14. New Sacred Choral Works to Receive Interfaith Premieres Nov. 21 and 23 in New YorkRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Religion News Service

    Commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria, Psalm settings by Paul Moravec and Victoria Bond to be heard for first time during worship services at Temple Emanu-El and Cathedral of St. John the Divine New choral works by two prominent contemporary American composers, commissioned by nonprofit Soli Deo Gloria, Inc. , will receive their world premieres November in New York through a collaboration between the city's Temple Emanu-El and the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.


  15. Giving Bach To The Community - J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 3, 2014 - TORONTO, Canada -- Toronto's Bach Consort proudly presents J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248 , as part of their "Giving Bach to the Community" initiative. Conductor Johannes Debus and chorus master David Ambrose join the consort on Friday, November 28, 7:00 pm, at the Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Road in Toronto.


  16. Talented young soloists feature in Bach's choral workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Buckingham Today

    Tickets are now on sale for the Buckingham Choral Society's next concert, on Saturday December 6, in Buckingham Parish Church. The choir will perform J.S. Bach's final choral work, the Mass in B Minor, described as 'the greatest work of art of all times and all peoples'.


  17. While Mrs Bach was composing the Cello Suites...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... pupil. Jeanne Demessieux had a prodigious memory and, reputedly, committed to memory the complete organ works of J.S. Bach, CA sar Franck, Franz Liszt, Felix Mendelssohn and Marcel DuprA . As her reputation spread she undertook recital ...


  18. Back to Bach: Lies Do Not Empower WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | National Review Online

    The New Yorker 's Alex Ross has become the second journalist - out of more than 50 who, according to Google News, have written about the story in the last week - to treat with even a modicum of skepticism Charles Darwin University musicologist Martin Jarvis's theory that Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites were written by his second wife Anna Magdalena Bach. broke the story Wednesday that Jarvis's thesis is almost totally unsupported, slanderously speculative, and rejected by legitimate scholars of the 17th- and 18th-century musician.


  19. Review / Birthday treat from young playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Canberra City News

    One needs look no further than the Canberra Youth Orchestra to observe the depth of Canberra's talented musical future. In a program of complex and challenging works conducted by the energetic and affable Rowan Harvey Martin, the CYO, augmented by Bowral's Highly Strung Orchestra and professional Canberra musicians, played with mature assuredness.


  20. Academy of Ancient Music to perform Bach's Orchestral Suites on period instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Davis Enterprise

    The Academy of Ancient Music - an English ensemble that was led for many years by the late Christopher Hogwood - visits the Mondavi Center on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. The concert will feature the four Orchestral Suites by J.S. Bach - music that is also featured on a new album by the Academy, released on Nov. 4. Bach's Orchestral Suites are a series of grand and graceful dances, paying homage to the French baroque style as championed by the ballet-obsessed King Louis XIV. Written during Bach's years in Leipzig, where he had a wider range of instruments at his disposal than ever before, the Suites revel in new sonorous possibilities and employ varied combinations of wind, brass, stringed instruments and timpani.