International Tropical Baroque
Music Festival XIV

 

Apollo

Apollo's Fire: Bach Concertos

Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM

In the afternoon concert at Cadogan Hall, the Cleveland based period instrument ensemble Apollo's Fire gave a program of mostly baroque music that flickered and danced... The programme was designed to take the audience back to Zimmerman's coffee shop in 18th-century Leipzig, where, unusually, women were allowed to attend concerts - just as well since Apollo's Fire is directed by the live-wire Jeanette Sorrel. The Financial Times, London  Read More

Profeti della Quinta

Profeti della Quinta: Profeti della Quinta

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM

This ensemble, founded in the Galilee region of Israel, is based in Basle, where its six members were students in the Schola Cantorum. Their program is centered on the music of Salamone Rossi, a Jewish musician close to the Gonzaga Court in Mantua around 1600. Significant as one of several composers, Jewish and Christian who composed early baroque music for the Jewish synagogue, his works also include madrigals and dances very much in the style of his contemporary, Claudio Monteverdi. A film on the life of Salamone Rossi will also be presented.  Read More

Ars Longa:  Gulumba, Gulumbe

Ars Longa: Gulumba, Gulumbe: Co-Sponsored by FIU School of Music

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The Cunjunto de Musica Ars Longa is a prominent component of today's Cuban cultural life. Well known in Europe it has not previously been heard in the United States. Devoted to the early music of both Europe and Latin America from the earliest times to the eighteenth century, it will present "Gulumba, Gulumbe", a program devoted the influences on Caribbean music from the arrival of an African population as slaves in the eighteenth century. Presented in partnership with Florida International University School of Music  Read More

Acronym

Acronym: The Concerto, Early Years

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM

This twelve member string orchestra has dedicated its efforts to little known compositions of the seventeenth century. Before the tradition of the concerto settled into the eighteenth century, epitomized by the works of Antonio Vivaldi, the early attempts were often more adventurous and even wild. This program will present works of Giovanni Valentini (1582-1649) along with two cantatas by Johanna Rosenmuller (1617-1684), sung by Jesse Blumberg, a rising young baritone very active on the New York scene  Read More

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Venice Baroque Orchestra: VBO returns to South Florida

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Familiar to the Miami audience from two years ago, they again bring their energized and virtuose performances of Vivaldi, including the Four Seasons and accompanied by Geminiani, Galuppi and Corelli.  Read More

 

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