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Jun 22 2018
We'll celebrate the arrival of Summer with a seasonal mix of baroque music by composers including Scottish fiddler James Oswald, English viola da gamba player Christopher Simpson and Venetian violinist Antonio Vivaldi. Enjoy the music of summer this week on Sunday Baroque.
Jun 15 2018
It’s Father's Day, and Sunday Baroque will introduce you to some musical dads and their talented offspring, including organist Johann Pachelbel and his son Charles, trumpeter Maurice Andre and his son Lionel, and composer Alessandro Scarlatti and his son Domenico.
Jun 8 2018
The Italian city of Padua has a rich cultural history – with the world’s oldest botanical garden, a prestigious University founded in 1222, beautiful architecture and more. This weekend Sunday Baroque will feature music and musicians connected to Padua, including Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto for St. Anthony of Padua’s Feast.
Jun 2 2018
Although the month of June has no major holidays, there are some interesting occasions to celebrate this month. For example, it’s National Rose Month, American Rivers Month and Zoo and Aquarium Month. You’ll hear music for each of those occasions on Sunday Baroque.
May 25 2018
On this Memorial Day weekend, Sunday Baroque will offer selections from a haunting and ancient Requiem Mass, and a tribute to heroes.
May 18 2018
It’s a big holiday weekend in Canada – Monday the 21st is VICTORIA DAY. Like many community celebrations, it’s a time for fireworks, parties, special foods, and a day off for many people! As we all know, MUSIC is an essential part of a good celebration, too – and you can listen to some of Canada’s excellent musicians play Baroque music. This week on Sunday Baroque.
May 11 2018
Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate musical mothers, including the super-mom who raised Johann Sebastian Bach's large family. Sunday Baroque will provide cheerful musical accompaniment.
May 4 2018
Sunday Baroque throws a fiesta in celebration of the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo -- the "5th of May" -- including music from the baroque era written by composers who lived and worked in "New Spain" during the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as some 20th century musicians with personal ties to Mexico.
Apr 27 2018
Although the saying is, “Two’s company, three’s a crowd” the number 3 has symbolism ranging from philosophy and religion, to mathematics and physics. There are three primary colors, it’s the first odd prime number, and Shakespeare wrote about “three weird sisters,” to name just a few. There is also wonderful music written featuring 3 instruments, and three’s a charm on Sunday Baroque.
Apr 20 2018
Musicians have long been inspired by nature – from animals and flowers, to weather and seasons, even natural disasters. In honor of the annual April 22 observance of EARTH DAY Sunday Baroque will take you on a musical nature walk.
Apr 13 2018
With the tax return deadline looming, Sunday Baroque will feature music by a few baroque era composers who had a hard time managing their money. They include Francesco Geminiani, who lived way beyond his means, and Pierre Gautier, who spent time in debtor’s prison.
Apr 6 2018
April is the Academy of American Poets’ annual celebration NATIONAL POETRY MONTH – highlighting the art form and its place in our culture. Sunday Baroque will mark the occasion with poetic music by a variety of composers.