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Dec 2 2016
It’s important to recharge your batteries, especially during the holiday season. We can help you do that with cheerful holiday selections from ancient times, as well as selections from the Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift list, to give you ideas for the music lover on your list. It’s some of the seasonal music you’ll hear this weekend.
Nov 25 2016
Gratitude is the theme of the weekend, and as you’re cleaning up after your Thanksgiving festivities, Sunday Baroque will provide a sumptuous banquet of music celebrating gratitude and feasting.
Nov 18 2016
Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of music and musicians, poets and singers. She is celebrated on November 22nd, and many composers wrote music in tribute to her. Sunday Baroque will feature some of those Saint Cecilia odes.
Nov 11 2016
Dancing was immensely popular in the baroque era, and we'll take a spin around the dance floor this weekend.
Nov 4 2016
There are many fine performing ensembles in the United States specializing in baroque and early music, and Sunday Baroque will feature some of these all-American musical groups. On this weekend when the clocks “fall back” and daylight saving time ends, spend your “extra” hour enjoying the music on Sunday Baroque.
Oct 28 2016
In anticipation of the little devils who will be haunting your neighborhood and ringing your doorbell in search of candy this Halloween, Sunday Baroque is featuring the DEVIL’S TRILL SONATA by Giuseppe Tartini and other musical treats.
Oct 21 2016
United Nations Day is celebrated annually on October 24th, commemorating the establishment of the UN. Sunday Baroque marks the occasion with diverse international selections, including baroque music from Sweden and Scotland.
Oct 14 2016
Music can have many effects, from soothing to cheery to energizing. Music can even be humorous or bizarre! Sunday Baroque will have fun with some over-the-top music, including a burlesque overture, a French opera about a swamp beast, and an extravagant Venetian Concerto.
Oct 7 2016
In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. .. the first Columbus Day celebration in this country took place in 1792, and Sunday Baroque will mark the holiday weekend with music from Columbus’s time in the late 15th century, and a musical portrayal of a stormy sea like Columbus and his crew might have encountered.
Sep 30 2016
In 1669, at the tender age of 20, John Blow stepped into the prestigious job of organist at Westminster Abbey. More than 300 years later, the Westminster Abbey Choir recorded some of John Blow’s Coronation Anthems. You’ll hear two of them on Sunday Baroque this weekend.
Sep 23 2016
September 28th is National Good Neighbor Day, and Sunday Baroque will use the occasion to feature some of our good neighbors to the north: outstanding Canadian ensembles and musicians who specialize in playing baroque and early music.
Sep 16 2016
The baroque era may have ended in 1750, but despite the centuries since there are still wonderful new recordings of baroque music being released all the time. Sunday Baroque will give you a chance to audition a few of the top recent releases.