June-August 2015 – Rhinegold Publishing

June-August 2015


In the June-August edition of EMT, we speak to Stile Antico as the ensemble marks a decade of professional success with their distinctive performance style; Julian Perkins reveals the talents of Handel’s amanuensis, the composer John Christopher Smith; and the Carnival Band records hits from the 17th century in a three-year AHRC research project into broadside ballads.

Plus, Radio 3’s Lucie Skeaping rounds up some early music highlights from the summer festival season; Oliver Webber, director of the Monteverdi String Band, gives the second part of his guide to the baroque violin; Don Greig of the Orlando Consort speaks to EMT about creating a soundtrack for the classic silent movie La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc; Joglaresa mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta with their ‘Robbers, Rebels and Royals’ tour; Peter Seymour discusses his edition and recording of Bach’s St Matthew Passion for the Yorkshire Bach Soloists; highlights from the forthcoming Three Choirs and Gregynog festivals; founder of the Gabrieli Consort & Players Paul McCreesh on performing Purcell’s King Arthur for the first time in nearly 15 years; the Bach Players on making early music concerts lively and engaging; up-and-coming violinist Bojan Cicic; and your chance to WIN the Sixteen on CD!

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