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  • Masaaki Suzuki  Marco Borggreve
    NEWS 21.11.14

    Masaaki Suzuki awarded honorary doctorate

    To mark its 160th anniversary, the Senate of the Theological University of the Reformed Churches in Kampen is to award Japanese harpsichordist and conductor Masaaki Suzuki with an honorary doctorate in theology – the first [...]

  • Untitled
    NEWS & COMMENT 07.11.14

    The Miami Bach Society mourns loss of members

    The Miami Bach Society has suffered the sad loss of both its executive director Kathryn B. Gaubatz and keyboard artist Robert Heath. The pair passed away within six days of each other. In a letter [...]

  • La Serenissima
    NEWS 10.10.14

    La Serenissima celebrate anniversary at York Early Music Christmas Festival

    La Serenissima are to open this year’s York Early Music Christmas Festival with a performance of Vivaldi, celebrating their 20th anniversary. Delma Tomlin, administrative director of the festival, says: ‘We couldn’t have wished for a [...]

  • Byrd
    NEWS 10.10.14

    C.B. Oldman Prize 2013 awarded to Richard Turbet for Byrd publication

    Richard Turbet has been awarded the 2013 C.B. Oldman Prize for his latest publication on Renaissance composer William Byrd. The C.B. Oldman Prize is an annual award for an outstanding work of music bibliography, music [...]

  • OAE
    NEWS 10.10.14

    Two new violinists appointed at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

    Huw Daniel (left) and Colin Scobie (right) have been appointed as the two newest members of OAE’s violin section. Maggie Faultless, OAE principal who was on the appointment committee, said: ‘Both Colin and Huw are [...]

  • Christopher Hogwood (Photo: Marco Borggreve)
    NEWS 24.09.14

    Christopher Hogwood has died

    The British conductor, musicologist and keyboard player Christopher Hogwood has died, aged 73. Christopher Hogwood studied keyboard at Cambridge University with Rafael Puyana and Mary Potts and later with Zuzana Růžičková and Gustav Leonhardt. He [...]

  • Mahan
    NEWS 19.08.14

    Esfahani signs to Deutsche Grammophon

    Mahan Esfahani has signed to record label Deutsche Grammophon. The harpsichordist’s first recording for DG, to be released next year, will be ‘an eclectic programme fusing baroque with minimalism’. The release will mark the first [...]