San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2019-20 SeasonSan Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

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Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents 'Corónica: An Empire of Silver and Gold'Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents 'Corónica: An Empire of Silver and Gold'
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) and GEMAS (Gotham Early Music Scene / Americas Society) present Corónica, a collective of musicians from Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Argentina and the US, in An Empire of Silver and Gold on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church.   (more...)

El Mundo Performs With Jennifer Kampani And Nell Snaidas Next MonthEl Mundo Performs With Jennifer Kampani And Nell Snaidas Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The San Francisco Early Music Society's 2018-19 concert season kicks off the weekend of October 12 with three concerts by El Mundo performing works from their Grammy-nominated album Kingdoms of Castille. Directed by world-renowned guitarist and lutenist Richard Savino, El Mundo will take audiences on a musical journey from Castillian courts and cathedrals, and on to its viceroyalties in Naples, Peru, Mexico and Guatemala, where classical tradition blended with indigenous dances to create a unique Hispanic style that still exists today. (more...)

San Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2018-19 SeasonSan Francisco Early Music Society Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

One of the nation's leading organizations for the advancement of early music, the San Francisco Early Music Society (SFEMS) has announced its 2018-19 season featuring some of the most exciting early music practitioners here and abroad in nine wide-ranging programs. The season runs from October 12 through May 19, with concerts presented in Palo Alto, Berkeley and San Francisco.  (more...)

Chatham Baroque, Inc. Announces 2018/19 Concert SeasonChatham Baroque, Inc. Announces 2018/19 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

For 27 years, Chatham Baroque has been performing on stages throughout the world and establishing itself as one of the nation's most distinguished period ensembles. For nearly 50 years, fellow Pittsburgh company Renaissance & Baroque has presented exceptional performances of music from the Middle Ages through the Early Classical period by world-renowned artists. Uniting the missions of these two celebrated organizations, Chatham Baroque, Inc. presents an exciting 2018/2019 concert season featuring parallel and complementary concert series that brings the very best in early music to Pittsburgh audiences. (more...)

Five Boroughs Music Festival Announces Programming For 2018-19 SeasonFive Boroughs Music Festival Announces Programming For 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) announces programming for its 2018-2019 season, continuing its mission of bringing affordable, world-class performances of traditional and contemporary chamber music to all five boroughs of New York City. The upcoming slate of concerts marks the organization's most collaborative season to date, including partnerships with GEMAS (Gotham Early Music / Americas Society), ClassicalCafe, Brooklyn Art Song Society, New York Festival of Song, and the LGBT Center ("The Center"). (more...)

El Mundo Returns To Houston Early Music Hispanic Heritage Series With 'Cathedrals, Monasteries & Missions'El Mundo Returns To Houston Early Music Hispanic Heritage Series With 'Cathedrals, Monasteries & Missions'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

A Houston Early Music favorite, ensemble El Mundo, returns with a festive new program of 17th- and 18th-century Christmas music from Latin America. Titled Cathedrals, Monasteries & Missions, the concert will take place Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral. This event is part of Houston Early Music's Hispanic Heritage Series. (more...)

Repast Baroque Ensemble to Present Latin American Baroque Concerts at First Unitarian Church
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Repast Baroque Ensemble will be in concert on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 - 8:00 PM both days, performing Latin American Baroque, May 19 at First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights and May 20 at Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway at 93rd St. in Manhattan. (more...)

The Met Presents SACRED REPERTOIRE OF JERUSALEM Performed By Schola Antiqua, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

In celebration of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven, Schola Antiqua of Chicago will perform a program of sacred music that is inspired by the diverse religions existing within the city of Jerusalem. On Sunday, October 23, at 1:00 and 3:00 pm, The Suspended Harp: Sounds of Faith in Medieval Jerusalem will be staged in the Fuentidueña Chapel at The Met Cloisters, as part of the 2016-17 MetLiveArts season. (more...)

Apollo's Fire Performs SEPHARDIC JOURNEY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas. (more...)

BWW Review: Apollo's Fire, Cleveland's 'Other' Internationally Recognized Orchestra Presents 'Sephardic Journey'
by Roy Berko - Jan 19, 2016

Apollo's Fire, Cleveland's 'other' orchestra is credited with having built the largest audience in the nation for 'early-music' (Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical). Headed by Jeannette Sorrell, the orchestra is forging 'a vibrant approach to the re-making of authenticity.' (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 1/3/2016 - 1/10/2016
by BWW - Jan 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/3/2016 - 1/10/2016. (more...)

Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program will be performed during February 4-7 at several venues, including an important debut at the new Maltz Performing Arts Center of Case Western Reserve University. The performances will coincide with a highly anticipated release of the program on CD, for British record label AVIE. (more...)

Chatham Baroque Set for Houston Early Music Hispanic Heritage Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Chatham Baroque will journey from its wintry home in Pittsburgh to the Houston Early Music series with "Cantadas de Navidad," a joyous program of Spanish and Latin American Christmas music, which will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Christ Church Cathedral as part of the Hispanic Heritage Series. (more...)

Houston Early Music Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Join Houston Early Music for its 2015-2016 Concert Season featuring five renowned early music ensembles. Dedicated to showcasing music from the Middle Ages through the 18th century, Houston Early Music presents concerts performed with historical instruments and styles true to the period. (more...)

Houston Early Music Welcomes Back Audience Favorite El Mundo Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Houston Early Music audience favorite El Mundo returns to celebrate the holidays with a performance of 'Villancicos y Cantatas de Navidad,' a program of 17th- and 18th-century seasonal music from Spain, Italy and Latin America tonight, Dec. 12 at Christ Church Cathedral. (more...)

Houston Early Music to Welcome Back Audience Favorite El Mundo, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Houston Early Music audience favorite El Mundo returns to celebrate the holidays with a performance of "Villancicos y Cantatas de Navidad," a program of 17th- and 18th-century seasonal music from Spain, Italy and Latin America on Dec. 12 at Christ Church Cathedral. (more...)

Apollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, proudly announces its 23rd season under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell. Recently praised for its "European stylishness combined with 'can-do' American entrepreneurism" (THE TELEGRAPH, LONDON), and described as "American bohemian chic…exuberant…flamboyant and fun." (THE BIRMINGHAM POST, U.K.), Apollo's Fire plays to sold-out houses around the world - from London and Madrid to New York, Boston, Toronto and Los Angeles. The ensemble strives to revive the true spirit of baroque performances-not only with period instruments, but with the emotional impact the music was intended to convey. In addition to being in high demand for international touring, Apollo's Fire also enjoys one of the largest baroque subscription audiences in the nation, and its subscription programs in Northeast Ohio have repeatedly been chosen by GRAMOPHONE and BBC MAGAZINE as among the "Top 20 Concerts in North America." (more...)

Apollo's Fire Presents SEPHARDIC JOURNEY: WANDERINGS OF THE SPANISH JEWS, Now thru 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Apollo's Fire proudly unveils a new, creative program by Music Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest Co-Director Nell Snaidas. Sephardic Journey will be premiered in five concerts throughout Northeast Ohio, including two performances at a synagogue. (more...)

Apollo's Fire Presents SEPHARDIC JOURNEY: WANDERINGS OF THE SPANISH JEWS, 2/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Apollo's Fire proudly unveils a new, creative program by Music Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest Co-Director Nell Snaidas. Sephardic Journey will be premiered in five concerts throughout Northeast Ohio, including two performances at a synagogue. (more...)

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