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In Concert Sunday, September 18, 2011: La Battalia! 17th-century Battle Music

Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, In Concert Sunday, September 18, 2011 La Battalia! 17th century Battle Music featuring rare works and modern-era World Premieres by Biber, Schmeltzer, and more The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra presents in concert La Battalia! 17th century Battle Music, with two modern-era world-premiere performances. 4:00 pm, Sunday September 18, 2011, at Roswell Presbyterian Church in Roswell, Georgia. Watch out …

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Announcing our 2011-2012 Season

Atlanta Baroque Orchestra Announces 2011-2012 Season Join us for our 15th year of Early Music The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, under Artistic Director Julie Andrijeski, announce their 15th season. The first and longest-running early music chamber orchestra in the Southeast, based in Roswell in North Fulton County, Georgia, are proud to announce three concerts and four performance dates for 2011-2012, featuring …

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Grant from the Fulton County Arts Council

We are pleased to announce that we have received a small grant from the Fulton County Arts Council for our work in Roswell and North Fulton County, Georgia. This will provide seed-money for a fundraising campaign that we are about to announce as we also announce our 2011-2012 concert season. Watch this space; there’s much more coming soon!

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The New York Times reviews Julie Andrijeski with the 4×4 Baroque Festival

Here’s an excerpt: Music Review Exploring the Intricacies of the 17th Century By Allan Kozinn Published: July 31, 2011 The 4×4 Baroque Music Festival began as an early-music fan’s farewell to the summer, with four free concerts offered around Labor Day….the series began on Friday evening and runs through Wednesday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. …In particular the spotlight was …

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New music on our site

We have just posted three previously unavailable recordings from our February 13 concert, “Music Then, Music Now”. Handel’s Grand Concerto for Violins etc. in 7 parts in G, Op. 6 No. 1, movement 1 Suite in E minor for flutes and strings, from Tafelmusik. Movement 3, Rondeau (Gavotte) and movement 5, Passepied. Listen to them here. You can also click …

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Bach is Big in Texas

There’s a small town called Victoria, Texas, that’s two-and-a-half hours from both San Antonio and Houston. They’re big on Baroque, and they’ve been hosting an annual Bach Festival there since 1975. Starting today, June 7, 2011, the Victoria Bach Festival runs through Saturday, June 11. Atlanta Baroque Orchestra string players Karen Clarke, Melissa Brewer, Melanie Punter, Stephen Redfield and Gesa …

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Julie Andrijeski Dances from Boston to Vancouver This Summer

Indefatigable Atlanta Baroque Orchestra Artistic Director Julie Andrijeski has an amazing summer ahead, from Boston to Vancouver, British Columbia, teaching and performing at prestigious Baroque music festivals across the continent. Boston Early Music Festival The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) runs from Sunday, June 12 through Sunday, June 19. Dr. Andrijeski will be featured in the following performances: Wednesday, June …

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A great review of our May 22 concert

Pierre Ruhe of ArtsCriticATL.com has written a great review of our concert which you can see at this link. Review: Hot Baroque sizzle from Julie Andrijeski and Atlanta Baroque Orchestra A couple of quotes: “The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra has returned to splendid form… This season marks violinist Julie Andrijeski’s first as artistic director, and judging by a concert Sunday afternoon …

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Complete Program for May 22, with a “New-World” Premiere!

Here is the complete program for our next concert, Musica Transalpina: Italians in 18th-Century London on May 22, 2011. Click to Purchase Tickets: Concerto grosso Op. 6, No. 4 in D Major, Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) Concerto No. 1, Op. 3 in D Major, Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762) Concerto Op. 2, No. 1 in G Minor, Charles Avison (1709-1770) Sonata for Trumpet …

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The Intention of Musick

The Intention of Musick is not only to please the Ear, but to express Sentiments, strike the Imagination, affect the Mind, and command the Passions. – Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762), whose music will be featured in our May 22 concert.

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