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“Vastly imaginative, genuinely fun”–Mad Hatter’s Musical Tea Party

From the June 10, 2012 review in chicagoclassicalmusic.org by Kathryn J Allwine Bacasmot   Hearing a well-executed performance of Baroque instrumental music is like being presented with a basket of perfectly blush, crisp, apples: plentiful sweet sounds articulated with a snap, like sharp lead breaking on paper. Garry Clarke (Artistic Director) and his crack team […]

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Baroque Band Announces 2012-13 Concert Season–“Inspired by the Movie Classics” to open in October 2012

In its sixth concert season under Artistic Director Garry Clarke, Baroque Band, Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra, will offer a lively array of programs inspired by classic movies, launch its own baroque choral ensemble, and continue its winning programming mix of perennial baroque favorites and unfamiliar gems, including performances of music by Purcell, Blow, Handel, Corelli, J.S. […]

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In a program of Handel arias, Iestyn Davies illuminates Baroque art of the countertenor

Nancy Malitz, Chicago on the aisle March 10, 2012 You’ve got to hand it to countertenor Iestyn Davies and conductor Harry Bicket. When they take a night off from the Lyric Opera of Chicago, where they’re performing music of George Frideric Handel, they’re in another part of town performing … George Frideric Handel. Is this […]

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