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  1. Picks of the Week: Dec. 19 to 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vancouver Courier

    ... at viff.org. Early Music Vancouver unstuffs its stocking for the group's annual Christmastime cantatas, featuring J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas 1, 3, 6. We're just going to keep on typing like we know what we're talking about. It all goes ...

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  2. Review: Ludus Baroque, Canongate Kirk, EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    In what is perhaps one of the most compelling musical narratives of the Christmas Story, Ludus Baroque, in their performance of J S Bach's Christmas Oratorio, lent truly celestial qualities to this sublime dialogue between Earth and Heaven. The chorus, though not large in number, produced a strong and potent sound, evidently comprising a scrupulously selected group of vocalists.

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  3. Christmas Events ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    The orchestra plays J.S. Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio,' with more than 40 musicians and soloists taking part. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 N.W. 19th Ave., starting at $29 The orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble present their holiday concert, featuring Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabaeus' and 'Messiah,' at metro-area churches.

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  4. Three counter-cliche Christmas showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Westender

    ... composition a week. "If there was ever an argument for our potential as humans, it is embodied most perfectly in J.S. Bach's cantatas," writes Early Music Vancouver artistic director Michael White. "These works are a never-ending source of ...

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  5. Three counter-clich Christmas showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Westender

    ... composition a week. "If there was ever an argument for our potential as humans, it is embodied most perfectly in J.S. Bach's cantatas," writes Early Music Vancouver artistic director Michael White. "These works are a never-ending source of ...

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  6. Bach's Christmas Oratorio comes to the Chan CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Canada.com

    Seattle-based conductor Stephen Stubbs will lead the performances as Early Music Vancouver presents J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio on Sunday, Dec. 21 at The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. It's been a remarkable few weeks of seasonal music as audiences have flocked to performances ranging from Music on Main's celebration of the winter solstice to the Vancouver Chamber Choir's sold-out Messiah.

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  7. Japan recast as a konbini stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Japan Times

    ... this frivolous but dark 100-minute comedy populated by isolated and frustrated underdogs. With continual musak via J.S. Bach's "The Well-Tempered Clavier," and every line, movement and change in pacing eliciting laughter and sighs from the audience ...

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  8. RIOULT Dance NY Receives NEA Grant to Support New Work POLYMORPHOUSRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... world premiere at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center in Notre Dame, IN on February 6-7, 2015. Set to selections from J.S. Bach's "The Well Tempered Clavier," Polymorphous explores the subjectivity of perception through movement and technology. The ...

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  9. Bach Oratorio an ambitious holiday tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Canada.com

    Early Music Vancouver is performing J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts this Sunday. - Jan Gates photo This is Matthew White's first holiday season as the artistic director of Early Music Vancouver.

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  10. Hear an Excerpt and Learn MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WGBH

    Though J.S. Bach is widely associated with his deeply religious works, he also regularly took a noticeable turn towards the secular. During his late thirties, he composed a set of six keyboard suites posthumously nicknamed the French Suites .

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  11. Schepkin Plays Bach's Six French SuitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WGBH

    Though J.S. Bach is widely associated with his deeply religious works, he also regularly took a noticeable turn towards the secular. During his late thirties, he composed a set of six keyboard suites posthumously nicknamed the French Suites .

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  12. A Bicentennial For Boston's Handel And Haydn SocietyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... day, Bernard says. For the first 100 years, voices dominated Handel and Haydn's aesthetic. For one performance of J.S. Bach's Saint Matthew Passion in 1871, the amateur chorus swelled to 700 singers. But in 1965 a single brutal review forced a major ...

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  13. That's Entertainment by Andy TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Lynn News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. I would like to put the spotlight on the great work done at The Forward Day Centre, which works with adults having learning difficulties.

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  14. Local choruses fill the air during the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Choral music fills the air with warm sounds and festive cheer during the holidays. Hampton Roads is fortunate to have a variety of groups offering everything from classical works to traditional carols.

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  15. The Muses Present Two Performances of the Ninth Annual 'Voices of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PRWeb

    ... perform excerpts from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker." Through the timeless works of classical composers such as J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Maurice Ravel, Benjamin Britten and John Rutter, the Christmas narrative will be expressed in magical, ...

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  16. Former Vienna choirmaster to direct Bach's Christmas Oratorio in ClintonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Andy Icochea, formerly choirmaster of the Vienna Boys Choir, begins his tenure as artistic director of the Harvard Pro Musica with two performances of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio this holiday season, including a Dec. 14 performance at Clinton's St. John the Evangelist Church. The performances will feature soloists from Westminster Choir College, the New England Conservatory and Boston University's Marsh Chapel, and include Harvard Pro Musica's 50-voice chorus, as well as professional musicians on organ, trumpets and timpani.

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  17. MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus Perform Free Concerts Tonight and TomorrowRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Smith, will present a program entitled "Christmas Cometh Caroling," which includes a variety of works by composers J.S. Bach, Alfred Burt, Christina Rossetti, Gustav Holst, and others. Wednesday's performance by the MCCC Jazz Band, directed by ...

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  18. Six centuries of carols at Halifax concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Chronicle Herald

    Rejouissance presents the 6th Annual Olde World Christmas Concert at Fellowship Hall, Bethany United Church, 7171 Clinton Ave., Halifax, on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The concerts will feature instrumental performances of carols spanning six centuries. The program will also include excerpts from J. S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

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  19. DREAMSCAPES for Guitar, Flute & ViolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Vashon Loop

    ... popular during Beethoven and Schubert's time but has been little heard from since. With a repertoire spanning from J.S. Bach to Jimi Hendrix, Michael Nicolella is recognized as one of America's most innovative classical guitar virtuosos. He has ...

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  20. Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Christmas is a season for voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Monterey County Herald

    The holidays bring joyful music and plenty of choices for classical programs. This is the season when our choral singers deliver some of their finest programs of the year.

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