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  1. Northrop 2015-16 season: 3 ballets, 5 dances with live musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    ... Dance Group, returning after a 10-year absence March 30, will perform a work that many consider Morris' best: Henry Purcell's one-act opera, "Dido and Aeneas." Morris will conduct the baroque orchestra, chorus and soloists that accompany the piece. ...

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  2. Marin Baroque Presents DIDO & AENEAS, 6/26-27Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra, Music Director Daniel Canosa, and Stage Director Marla Volovna take us on the enchanting musical journey of Henry Purcell 's English opera Dido & Aeneas. We are joined by the San Francisco Renaissance Dancers, directed by Jennifer Meller.

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  3. Dido, Dirty Madrigals, Christopher Marlowe, and Sweet Baroque MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Memphis Flyer

    Opera Memphis' Midtown Opera Festival opened with strong modern and contemporary work. It returns this week with Henry Purcell's baroque opera Dido & Aeneas .

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  4. RWB ready to take flight with The Faerie QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Regina Leader Post

    Based on the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night's Dream and an opera adaptation by Henry Purcell, it's the ultimate tale of opposites attracting. "This ballet combines contemporary and classical movement in such a beautiful way," said artistic director AndrA Lewis.

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  5. Northrop 2015-16 season: 3 ballets, 5 dances with live musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | TwinCities

    ... Dance Group, returning after a 10-year absence March 30, will perform a work that many consider Morris' best: Henry Purcell's one-act opera, "Dido and Aeneas." Morris will conduct the baroque orchestra, chorus and soloists that accompany the piece. ...

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  6. Baroque solid concertRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Henley Standard

    ... said, "I'd like to hear that again. Could we have it as an encore at the end?" The first half was completed by Purcell's ode Come ye Sons of Art, an unfamiliar but lovely series of instrumental interludes, choruses and solo arias. It gave an ...

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  7. A Celebration of English Music/Huntingdon Hall, WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Worcester News

    ... many tunesmiths along the way, starting with Elizabethan and Stuart period composers John Dowland and Henry Purcell - and yes, we can mention their names in the same breath - ending with the Kings and lyricist Chris Jaeger . The latter's A ...

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  8. Lev Bratishenko: Violons du Roy and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Canada.com

    Spring elation and derangement was interrupted twice this weekend for music, beginning with an assemblage from Quebec City: the Violons du Roy with guest conductor Richard Egarr from the Academy of Ancient Music, the Violons' usual choir, La Chapelle de QuA bec, and a fine group of soloists stopped in Montreal on the way to Carnegie Hall. Egarr conducted the all-Purcell program mostly from the keyboard with his neck, shooting up when he wanted to really urge the musicians on.

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  9. Joyful Music: Ian Jones conducts Levens Choir in Hymnus Paschalis - a Hymn for EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... year - will be conducted by chorus master extraordinaire Ian Jones. Choir concerts already planned for 2015 include Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Britten's Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard at Kendal Town Hall on June 28 and a Songs of ...

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  10. Carnegie Hall Launches April 2015 Before Bach Series TonightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... April 7-8, performing the music of Francesco Cavalli--including selections from Cavalli's early operas--and Henry Purcell in two distinct concerts. Monteverdi specialist Sir John Eliot Gardiner concludes the series April 30 and May 1, leading lauded ...

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  11. On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Anne Hathaway at the Public TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Jersey Journal

    ... $30-$115, bam.org Dido and Aeneas at Carnegie Hall - Baroque-focused chamber ensemble Les Violons du Roy performs Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" with La Chapelle de Quebec at Carnegie Hall on Sunday. Richard Egarr conducts a cast that includes soprano ...

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  12. RVCC Chorale to present spring concert, May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Jersey Journal

    The Raritan Valley Community College Chorale will present its spring concert on Saturday, May 2, at 8 p.m. The performance will be held in the Welpe Theatre at the College's Branchburg Campus. The evening will feature a concert performance of the opera Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell .

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  13. Afternoon of Song at Unitarian Church Apr. 19Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Alternative Press

    ... with pianist Mitchell Vines, artistic director of the Afternoon Music series. They will present songs by Henry Purcell, Robert Schumann, Benjamin Britten, Kurt Weill, William Bolcom, Mark Blitzstein and Tom Cipullo . Soprano Kristina Bachrach has ...

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  14. A 'Tempest' in a Tea SandwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The New York Observer

    ... play. The resulting sequence of songs, interweaving Ms. Saariaho with incidental music attributed to Henry Purcell, balances contemporary extravagance of range and rhythm with classical charm and restraint. Mr. Veggetti's staging, though, felt like ...

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  15. Brodksy Quartet - rock stars of classical musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Southland Times

    ... only for the cultured among us, can be accessible to the layman. The show began with a wistful performance of Henry Purcell's 'Chaconne in G minor' arranged by Benjamin Britten 200 years after its composition. The striking element of the first ...

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  16. Benjamin Clementine triumphs over strict upbringing in Edmonton and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... on BBC2's Later... with Jools Holland late last year. It was quickly followed by sold-out headline shows at London's Purcell Rooms, Koko and Emmanuel Centre. He returns to London this week to perform a sold-out show at the Barbican Centre to mark ...

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  17. References in Sufjan Stevens' 'Carrie & Lowell,' explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... nothing to do with Dido of " Thank You " fame/infamy, sadly), sometimes called "When I Am Laid in Earth," from Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. Erebus is the name of a deity representing darkness, and also a region in the Underworld where the ...

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  18. Brodksy Quartet - rock stars of classical musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Southland Times

    ... only for the cultured among us, can be accessible to the layman. The show began with a wistful performance of Henry Purcell's 'Chaconne in G minor' arranged by Benjamin Britten 200 years after its composition. The striking element of the first ...

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  19. Unitarian Church in Summit presents 'Afternoon Music' on April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Jersey Journal

    ... with pianist Mitchell Vines, artistic director of the Afternoon Music series. They will present songs by Henry Purcell, Robert Schumann, Benjamin Britten, Kurt Weill, William Bolcom, Mark Blitzstein and Tom Cipullo. The audience is invited to meet ...

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  20. When musical genre-busting is not a sound ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Iol.co.za

    ... work. "We're talking about 500 or 600 years of music, all in different styles," he said. "How can you compare Purcell with Philip Glass and everything in between? There is good music and bad music. The music that is being written today by people who ...

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