All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘handel’

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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Professionals from across the country gather for Handel’s Messiah

It seems that not everybody who attends the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra’s concerts realizes what an outstanding range of unusually-skilled professional musicians perform with us. Accomplished specialists in Baroque performance are quite hard to find, and not even a huge metropolis like Atlanta, with several university music programs, has enough qualified musicians to fill all the parts in even a small …

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Meet our World-Class Soloists for Handel’s Messiah

The Atlanta Baroque and the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir present the complete, original 1742 Dublin version of Handel’s Messiah with world-renowned vocal soloists who represent the best in the new generation of Baroque music performance. We’re excited to interpret Handel’s masterpiece with a lineup of singers unprecedented in accomplishment and musicianship. Leading the production will be Jerry Ulrich, conductor of …

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Announcing our 2012-2013 Season

A Grand Musical Tour! Announcing our 2012-2013 season: an ambitious menu of concerts representing four of the great musical centers of 18th-century Europe. Autumn in Hamburg–September 23, 2012 Artistic Director Julie Andrijeski invites you to a Musical Feast, featuring Telemann’s Tafelmusik (table music). Holidays in Dublin– November 30, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta December 2, Roswell Presbyterian Church Handel’s Messiah …

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Rev. Marthame Sanders Delivers Pre-Concert Lecture on Dixit Dominus

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir are pleased to announce that Reverend Marthame Sanders, pastor of Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, will deliver the pre-concert lecture before each of our February 4 and 5 performances of our concert Handel’s Dixit Dominus: Songs of War and Peace, Ancient and Modern. Reverend Sanders will discuss the contexts of …

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February 4 and 5: ABO joins with Georgia Tech Chamber Choir

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir present Handel’s Dixit Dominus Songs of War and Peace, Ancient and Modern for two performances in Midtown Atlanta and Roswell Saturday and Sunday, February 4 and 5, 2012 The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra under Director Julie Andrijeski joins with the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir under Director Jerry Ulrich to present George …

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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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Our Singers Judith Overcash and Bruce Sellers

For our February 13 concert, “Music Then, Music Now” we are excited to present singers Judith Overcash, Soprano, and Bruce Sellers, Tenor Judith Overcash originally hails from Charleston, South Carolina, but now resides in Ohio. She has spent several years specializing in the interpretation of music from the Medieval through the early Classical period on the one hand, and the …

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The ABO plays Contemporary Composer John Tavener

        ohn Tavener is a contemporary composer from England, born in 1944. His work fits beautifully with the Early Music aesthetic. So at the request of a patroness, in memoriam of a longtime Atlanta Baroque Orchestra supporter who passed away last year, we are once again performing Tavener’s “Song of the Angel” for soprano soloist and orchestra …

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Telemann, Handel and Tavener, February 13, 2011

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 4:00 pm “Music Then, Music Now” Main Sanctuary Roswell Presbyterian Church 755 Mimosa Boulevard Roswell, GA 30075 770 993-6316 http://www.roswellpres.org/ Directions (PDF format) Presenting our new Artistic Director, Julie Andrijeski With the Roswell Presbyterian Church Choir under the direction of Bruce Graham Program Suite in E minor for flutes and strings (Tafelmusik 1733), Georg Philipp Telemann …

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