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  1. Handel Choir of Baltimore 2016-2017 AuditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Sign up today for your audition to sing with "the cool chorus in town!" That's us, Handel Choir of Baltimore, according to Tim Smith of The Baltimore Sun, in his review of our March 5, 2016 performance of Joby Talbot's Path of Miracles at the Baltimore Basilica. Go here to read the rest - http://bsun.md/29ICx0e Handel Choir is for singers who value the traditions of classical choral performance and are ready to be challenged to strive for excellence in making music.


  2. Stodgy is out, joyful is in: How Nicholas McGegan brings Handel and heart to the Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Nicholas McGegan last summer at the Bowl. On Tuesday the conductor led a Handel greatest-hits program.


  3. FOUNDERS to Play at Rockwood Music Hall 9/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... program emphasizes their different musical journeys, while highlighting the influence they had on each other. From Handel to the Beatles, Louis Armstrong to Radiohead, "Under the Rainbow" encompasses great classical music, jazz, rock, and the blues. ...


  4. Fringe Classical reviews: Bach For Breakfast, Royal Overseas League;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Sunday Herald

    KICKING off the 17th annual Music and More series, and the first under the Royal Over-Seas League's new Director of Arts Geoff Parkin, with an early morning dose of baroque music, the first Bach for Breakfast concert opened not with Bach but with Handel. Accompanied on piano by Somi Kim, Australian tenor Damien Arnold sang Where'er You Walk from Handel's oratorio Semele with a resplendent voice, a feat made all the more impressive given the 9.30am start.


  5. Festival Music review: Louise Alder & Dunedin Consort, Queen's Hall, EdinburghRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 13 | Sunday Herald

    EIF 2016 has already boasted many successes, but the solo debut of soprano Louise Alder is a very special story indeed. Drafted in at a day's notice to replace the indisposed Danielle de Niese for an all-Handel programme with Scotland's award-winning Dunedin Consort under the direction of Glasgow University's Professor John Butt, the former Edinburgh University student grabbed her opportunity with both hands, winning an audience response to her first appearance that threatened to bring the recital to a standstill after just half an hour.


  6. BWW Review: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre, 10 August 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... mines endless gags from the juxtaposition between the soaring harmonies during heavenly renditions of Mendelssohn, Handel, Bartok and Vaughan Williams and the choristers who instantly slouch into drinking, smoking, swearing, stripping and ...


  7. HANDEL: Rodelinda, Regina de' LongobardiRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Opera News

    ... d'Italia, Fasolis. No texts. Dynamic CDS 7724/1-2 (2) DURING ONE YEAR-February 1724 to February 1725-George Frideric Handel gave London operagoers three masterpieces: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, then Tamerlano and finally Rodelinda, Regina de' ...


  8. Dream comes true to mark Bard's anniversaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | The Standard

    ... program at Hong Kong City Hall on November 12 includes Purcell's Fairy Queen (based on A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Handel's Giulio Cesare.


  9. 37th Annual Royal Fireworks ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Spokane 7

    The concert begins at 9 p.m., concluding with Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks with live choreographed fireworks synchronized to the music.


  10. 7 Nights Out: The best of the next 7 days - Thu, 28 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... "Get Up." He's playing a free gig as part of the Friends of Pavillion Park summer concert series. George Frideric Handel wrote his Music for the Royal Fireworks in 1749 at the request of King George II of England. For the 37th year, the piece will ...


  11. Chamber music festival blends the familiar with some unexpected piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... Valley"a <-a The festival program runs the gamut from well-known classical luminaries including Beethoven, Mozart and Handel through less-familiar names like Polish composer Henryk Wieniawski and Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu. This year the ...


  12. Spotlight on classical musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the Early Music Concert at 7 p.m., featuring baroque and early classical vocal solo and choral music by Mozart, Bach, Handel and others. Vocalists include Moore and soprano Tracy Fehr, with the period instrument ensemble Oko Baroquo and the ...


  13. Carmel Bach Festival: Concerts worth another listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    ... of Carmel to the Festival, Goodwin will lead the orchestra, chorale, chorus and soloists in “Bach and Handel by the Sea: A Celebration of Carmel's Centennial.” The program makes a gracious homage to the element of water, a major theme ...


  14. Review: Ryedale Festival, Ryedale Festival Opera in Alcina;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | York Press

    HANDEL opera is nowadays regarded as territory for specialist performers. So the odd eyebrow was raised, mine included, when Ryedale Festival announced Alcina as its sole operatic offering this year.


  15. GIAF16 Theatre Review: Our Ladies of Perpetual SuccourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Galway Advertiser

    ... the action. Backed by a live band, the set list alternates between classical songs from the likes of Bach and Handel, which the girls sing in school choir mode, and terrific renderings of ELO songs that sound-track their pub-crawl antics. Director ...


  16. Get Out Your Tape Recorders: SF Opera Fall BroadcastsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    ... 016 operas ( Carmen , Don Carlo , and Jenufa ), you can hear the David Gockley gala concert and a 1982 performance of Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egitto , conducted by the late Sir Charles Mackerras and starring a terrific-looking cast.


  17. Big Classical Box Set: Mozart 225, Complete Mozart and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Kirkville

    ... and contains all of Mozart's completed works, including 100 fragments, some arrangements Mozart made of Handel, Bach, and his own compositions, and some completions of incomplete works. Interestingly, it doesn't just contain one version of each ...


  18. Ryedale Festival tunes up for openingRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    ... performed by Leonard Elschenbroich and Alexei Grynyuk. Other festival premieres include new English translations of Handel's fantasy opera Alcina by John Warrack and Schubert's Winterreise, translated by Jeremy Sams. Christopher Glynn, the ...


  19. Mozart, Bach, Britten and More Slated for Oratorio Society of New York's 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Oratorio Society of New York , New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2016-17 season with performances of symphonic choral masterworks of Handel, Mozart, Bruckner, and Britten, ending with Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor. Leading the OSNY for its 144th season will be Kent Tritle, in his 12th year as Music Director.


  20. Music and Beyond review: Harpist Valerie Milot makes celestial music with Les Violons du RoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... with fine detail. However, the strings lacked the rich, well-fed sound Elgar demands. Milot joined the orchestra for Handel's well-known Concerto for Harp in B-flat major and the more obscure C Major Concerto by early 19th-century French composer ...