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ABO turns Sweet 16 and celebrates with “Collabortions from Within”

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra turns Sweet Sixteen and celebrates its anniversary with a new-year nod to the Roman deity Janus, whose two faces looked both forward and backwards in time.  The ensemble will draw from its first year with repertoire by Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, and a work entitled “Propitia Sydera” (“lucky stars”) by Baroque writer and composer Georg Muffat.  Looking …

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Founding Director Lyle Nordstrom Performs with the ABO Again

Director Julie Andrijeski is pleased to announce that the director who founded the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, Lyle Nordstrom, will be performing on lute with the Atlanta Baroque on September 7 and 8, 2013, in their program Irregular Pearls: Music from the Time of Vermeer. Dr. Lyle Nordstrom has had a long career as one of the most influential collegiate educators …

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Program for September 7, 2013, “Irregular Pearls”

On September 7, 2013, at 7:30 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church, the Atlanta Baroque presents “Irregular Pearls: Music from the Time of Vermeer”. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here. Here is the concert program: Malle Symen (“Simple Simon”)    Popular tune, arr. Julie Andrijeski based on Divisions by Jan Sweelinck (1562-1621) and Jacob van Noordt (1619-1679) Carileen    …

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Atlanta Baroque Orchestra Interview: Stephen Redfield

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This is an excerpt from an interview with Stephen Redfield, professor of violin at the University of Southern Mississippi and long-time player with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra. This interview was conducted shortly after Stephen’s involvement in the Victoria Bach Festival, and before the 2013 Oregon Bach Festival began. Tell me a little bit about your experience at the Victoria Bach …

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Boston Early Music Festival

From Julie Andrijeski, Artistic Director: (This is my very first blog post!  Thanks to Wheat Williams and Taylor Rambo for making it easy and possible.) I’m so excited to be part of the Boston Early Music Festival this week!  Handel’s opera, Almira opened last Sunday and tonight is performance number two.  The cast is wonderful, particularly Amanda Forsythe in the role of …

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Program for May 5, 2013, “Spring in Spain”

Buy your tickets now for Spring in Spain, Sunday, May 5 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church. Concert Program Gaitas Traditional, Arr. Julie Andrijeski Traditional Sephardic Songs Una matica Por que llorax Adio querida A la una yo nací Fandango Santiago Murcia (1673-1739) Folias gallegas Murcia; arr. Grant Herreid Credito es mi decoro Juan Hidalgo (1614-1685) Paradetas Traditional; arr. …

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Paula Fagerberg, Harp, performs with the ABO on May 5

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: Paula Fagerberg, Harp, lives in Alpharetta. She is co-founder of the touring and recording ensemble Armonia Celeste, which was a finalist in the 2011 Early Music America/Naxos recording competition. She also  performs at early music festivals around the country, and has appeared as a …

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Daniel Zuluaga, Baroque Guitar, performs with the ABO on May 5, 2013

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: Daniel Zuluaga, Guitar is from Colombia, and teaches at Claremont University. He divides his time between San Diego and Montreal, and performs throughout the US and Latin America. The Washington Post praised him for his “rhythmic vitality and fine sense of color”. San Francisco …

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Danny Mallon, Percussion, performs with the ABO on May 5

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: Danny Mallon, Percussion teaches at Mannes College of Music in New York City. For three years he has been a musical ambassador for the US Department of State and toured Southeast Asia and the Middle-East. He has performed with the period orchestra Le Concert …

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José Lemos, Countertenor, performs with the ABO on May 5, 2013

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: José Lemos, Counter-Tenor lives in Connecticut, and is from Brazil. Since receiving the First Prize of the 2003 International Baroque Singing Competition of Chimay in Belgium, and Tanglewood music fellowships in 2003 and 2004, he has performed leading roles in Baroque operas with many …

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