Fri, 19 Oct 2018
The United Nations was founded in 1945, and each year that occasion is celebrated on October 24th. In honor of UN DAY, Sunday Baroque will offer a multi-cultural collection of musical ideas, including charming English madrigals, a flute suite by a mystery Frenchman, and a Suite by Georg Philipp Telemann that was partly inspired by Polish Folk Music.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
October 21st – The United Nations was founded in 1945, and each year that occasion is celebrated on October 24th. In honor of UN DAY, Sunday Baroque will offer a multi-cultural collection of musical ideas, including charming English madrigals, a flute suite by a mystery Frenchman, and a Suite by Georg Philipp Telemann that was... Read more »
Brand new old favorites
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Recently, a friend posted something on Facebook that initiated a flood of replies from her FB friends. The friend in question is a prominent and highly respected professional musician, and the gist of her post was to express her “guilty pleasure” of loving a handful of well-known orchestral compositions. She sheepishly listed several of those... Read more »
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
The International Space Station …the discovery of water on Mars … space shuttles… there have been so many amazing technological feats and discoveries about our universe. Back in 1977, NASA launched the Voyager space probe to study Jupiter and Saturn. On board was a 12-inch disc containing a variety of sounds from Earth, including music. In honor of the October 20th celebration of ASTRONOMY DAY, Sunday Baroque will feature some of the baroque music included on that historic, celestial soundtrack.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
My seatmate on a plane recently was a middle-aged man on a business trip. We struck up a conversation, which included the range of usual topics: jobs, families, home cities, and frequent flier status. When he heard that I am a radio host and trained musician, he told me about his own background playing several... Read more »
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
“In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue” And what did he and his fellow adventurers sail on -- besides the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria? They sailed on the WATER! Sunday Baroque will offer some stormy concertos, some of George Frideric Handel’s Water Music, and other musical discoveries for Columbus Day weekend.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Annual Oktoberfests are popular in the fall, not only in Germany but in communities across the globe. Sunday Baroque will roll out a barrel of German baroque music to get you into the spirit, even if you can’t get to Munich.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Life in the 18th century was not necessarily a picnic. People lacked modern comforts we enjoy, like anesthesia, antiseptic, indoor plumbing and sewers. 18th century life may have been nasty and brutish, but it wasn’t necessarily short. Sunday Baroque will feature baroque musicians who long outlived the average lifespan of their peers, reaching age 80 and beyond.
Rachel Barton Pine and Jory Vinikour
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour are both internationally acclaimed musicians. They’re also old friends. The warmth of their personal relationship is evident in their performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Violin & Harpsichord Sonatas on their 2018 CD, and it shines through in their easy, playful rapport when they spoke with Suzanne. https://www.sundaybaroque.org/podcasts/racheljory.mp3
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
Mexico celebrates Independence Day on September 16 every year, and in 1988 President Ronald Reagan established an annual 30 day celebration of Hispanic Heritage in the United States from September 15-October 15. Sunday Baroque will highlight some musicians who have contributed to that rich cultural heritage.