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  1. Philharmonia Baroque a Resounding Success in St. Cecilia OdesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | SF Classical Voice

    If ever a competition were held to demonstrate that classical does not equal stodgy, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Music Director Nicholas McGegan would sail through the challenge with ease. In Philharmonia's Friday, Dec. 4, pre-holiday performance of Purcell and Handel, these mainstays of the proper English tradition were honored with fluent, graceful performances.

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  2. My view on the Exponent's column buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Journal and Courier

    ... good-sized niche. So do those who'd like to see internationally renowned composer Philip Glass in February and Henry Purcell's famous "Dido and Aeneas," which a live chamber orchestra, vocalists and the Mark Morris Dance Group will perform in April. ...

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  3. Former Purcell pupil brings wickedly inventive folk duo to The Old Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Watford Observer

    Named after a biblical story of sacrilege, folk duo Belshazzar's Feast may look like a stern pair but they have won over audiences across the globe with their wickedly inventive music and hilarious banter. Now celebrating their 20th anniversary Paul Sartin , who learnt his trade at The Purcell School, and Paul Hutchinson , mix traditional folk music with a touch of classical and jazz and throw in a bit of pop and music hall.

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  4. North London conductor steps down AFTER a 40-year association, David...Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Ealing Times

    ... will be a celebration of David's formidable achievements in music - he's performed at Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room and the Wigmore Hall, as well as a concert to mark the re-opening of the Great Hall at Alexandra Palace. He's also ...

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  5. Mark Morris Dance Group a delightful evening at The MooreRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... hear Cutler announce that his songs 'are in the good old English style' and you can, indeed, hear strains of Handel, Purcell, and the British music hall in his songs - a style that has attracted Morris throughout his career and inspired some of his ...

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  6. Music brings joy during Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul's ChurchRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2015 | Bedford Today

    ... critical acclaim for performances at some of the UK's most prestigious venues, including the Southbank Centre's Purcell Room, The Sage at Gateshead, and the world famous Wigmore Hall. Their collaborations to date have included sopranos Sarah Fox and ...

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  7. Anne Sofie von Otter has chosen to be a singer who is expressive, not excessiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... differed) with lusty folk songs and lullabies. Von Otter also offered the "shivering" aria of the Cold Genius from Purcell's "King Arthur," bringing every bit of chill to the music. Von Otter sings with a natural expressivity and girlish beauty that ...

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  8. The Artistry of the Soprano Julia BullockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... the boards as Tosca or Violetta, but she has made several strategic forays into opera-such as the title role in Purcell's "The Indian Queen" at Madrid's Teatro Real and at the English National Opera, and, later this month, she will appear in ...

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  9. Bismarck State College to present free chamber concertRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    The music for the event scheduled for Tuesday includes selections from classical repertoire, early American and folk genres, African dance, contemporary jazz and 1960s rock. The Brass Ensemble will perform a program of classical and contemporary works, including Henry Purcell's "Air and Allegro" from "The King Arthur Suite" and a suite by Frederick Werle.

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  10. Musicians stage concert in Langcliffe to raise money for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    Jukebox Junkies will perform at the Settle Sings for Syria concert. Picture are band members Matt Purcell, Jeremy Cox, Samantha Purcell, David Hutchinson and Alan Bailey One of the organisers Allan Evans, from Settle Music, said there were prompted to act because of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and the daily news bulletins about the plight of the refugees fleeing from the warzone.

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  11. Musicians stage concert in Langcliffe to raise money for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    Jukebox Junkies will perform at the Settle Sings for Syria concert. Picture are band members Matt Purcell, Jeremy Cox, Samantha Purcell, David Hutchinson and Alan Bailey One of the organisers Allan Evans, from Settle Music, said there were prompted to act because of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and the daily news bulletins about the plight of the refugees fleeing from the warzone.

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  12. Another bumper weekend for Battle FestivalRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Rye and Battle Observer

    ... music dominated by Ralph Vaughan Williams, arguably the greatest composer Britain has seen since the days of Henry Purcell. Drawing the classical performances to a close for 2015 is the Sunday Classics matinee performance showcasing contralto Mae ...

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  13. GVSU, GR performers partner up for 'Dido & Aeneas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    ... Oct. 9-11, the theater hosted four performances of "Dido & Aeneas," a tragic 17th century baroque opera from Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate. The opera itself is based on the work of the Roman poet Virgil, and it tells the story of Dido, Queen of ...

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  14. Against all odds, City Opera's inaugural production a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Opera or the San Diego Symphony. And yet, somehow, some way, they got to the beating, beautiful, timeless heart of Purcell's 1688 masterpiece. Their 45-minute reduction of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," renamed "Queen of Carthage" with a new libretto ...

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  15. Twenty years on the wild side of chamber musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... Caribbean island music and Scottish island music, via the dark story of the Scottish slave trade. There's a bit of Purcell, some Kurt Weill, Cuban composers and Robert Burns, with a brand new commission from composer Erollyn Wallen thrown in for ...

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  16. Queen of Carthage, Blue Monday, and - youth sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | San Diego Reader

    ... Stokes in the spring of 2014 and this is their first full production. The Queen of Carthage is a reworking of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas . The music is Purcell's but the text has been rewritten by City Opera's Co-Artistic Director Cory Hibbs. The ...

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  17. The Benyounes, Chiddingly Church, Sunday, October 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Argus

    ... at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and Bangor University followed together with debut recitals at the Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall. Recent performance include concerts in Vienna, Bordeaux, London, Aldeborough and Dartington - to name ...

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  18. News Briefs: "Dido and Aeneas" to be performed by GVSU Opera TheaterRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    Grand Rapids audiences will get the chance to see for the first time in 50 years the story of "Dido and Aeneas" performed on the stage by the Grand Valley State University Opera Theater from Oct. 9-11. Written in 1968, Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" follows the budding romance between queen Dido and Greek mythology hero Aeneas as a sorceress attempts to split apart their relationship for good.

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  19. Susan Graham Performs with Mercury in Houston TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Susan Graham returns to Texas, joining Mercury, under the baton of Artistic Director Antoine Plante, for an evening of opera arias and more tonight, September 19 at 8 PM at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater. Plante says, "For this special concert we are performing some of Susan's favorite arias from Purcell, Handel and Mozart.

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  20. Begin your child's classical education at Basingstoke's Anvil with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... busy having fun and before they know it they've been listening to, dancing to and singing along with the likes of Purcell and Vivaldi." OAE Tots is bringing its 45 minute Tudor concert to Basingstoke's Anvil on Sunday, September 27 at 11am and ...

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