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Baroque Confections from Seicento Baroque Ensemble

A review by Betsy Schwarm Photo credits: Britt Ripley “The show must go on:” a time-worn mantra that doesn’t allow for global pandemics.  From the Berlin Philharmonic to jazz ensembles at brew pubs, live music experiences are on hold.  With concert cancellations came the regrets of audience members who had long had those concerts marked on their calendars.  Even more poignant are the sorrows […]

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Airs and Graces: Song and Dance in the French Baroque: EVENT CANCELLED

Artistic Director Amanda Balestrieri conducts a showcase of vocal and dance music from the French baroque courts. Baroque dancer Elena Mullins from Chicago will perform in period costume, tenor Alex King will sing about Bacchus and Cupid, bass Allen Adair will lead a chorus of Sorcerers, and soprano Kendall Baldwin from Fairview High School in […]

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Airs and Graces: Song & Dance in the French Baroque: EVENT CANCELLED

Artistic Director Amanda Balestrieri conducts a showcase of vocal and dance music from the French baroque courts. Baroque dancer Elena Mullins from Chicago will perform in period costume, tenor Alex King will sing about Bacchus and Cupid, bass Allen Adair will lead a chorus of Sorcerers, and soprano Kendall Baldwin from Fairview High School in […]

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Discovering Musical Treasures of the Baroque

A preview by Marc Shulgold The century-and-a-half known as the Baroque Era (1600-1750) has its undisputed musical superstars: Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. As great as they were, and as often performed as they are, those three tend to overshadow the hundreds – who knows? maybe thousands – of other composers of that day who are […]

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