Links: Early Music Merger in Seattle, Le Poeme Harmonique at the Proms, and Corelli in the White House
A few early music links of note.
- Seattle, Washington: The Early Music Guild and the Seattle Baroque Orchestra have merged into a single innovative organization. (more…)
- London, England: The distinguished French ensemble Le Poème Harmonique recently performed a program of 17th-century Venetian carnival music at the BBC Proms. (Listen to a brief pre-concert introduction and the performance…)
- Washington, DC: The music of Italian baroque composer Arcangelo Corelli was heard at the White House as part of evening of American modern dance hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. An unknown Corelli work is incorporated (along with music of Henry Cowell and Malloy Miller) into Paul Taylor’s choreography “Cloven Kingdom” for male quartet. (more and more…)
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