British Harpsichord Society News
|ROOTS OF REVIVAL CONFERENCE|
FULL DETAILS NOW ONLINE
Please be advised that the full programme is now online for the Roots of Revival Conference to be held at the Horniman Museum 12-14 March 2014 and bookings are open. Places are limited and those interested are encouraged to register early. http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/events/roots-of-revival
|A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE & WORK OF STEPHEN DODGSON|
A good friend of the Society and a prolific composer with a large output of works. These include many for solo harpsichord as well as those using the harpsichord in combination with a variety of other solo instruments
A concert will take place on
SATURDAY, 5th APRIL,at 2pmat the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, Manchester University.
Tickets (free) are available from John Turner ( or 0161-432-4682).
The programme includes Regumar for recorder guitar and marimba (premiere), Riley and Co. for baritone, recorder and guitar, Duo Concertante for guitar and harpsichord, Clarinet Quintet, Inventions for harpsichord, and new pieces in memory of Stephen Dodgson by Jim Parker, Elis Pehkonen, Michael Ball, Martin Ellerby, Kevin Malone and Rob Keeley. Performers: Mark Rowlinson (baritone), Craig Ogden (guitar), John Turner (recorder), Linda Merrick (clarinet), Pamela Nash (harpsichord), Le Yu (marimba), Christopher Stokes (organ), Solem String Quartet.
|The GIANNI BERGAMO CLASSIC MUSIC AWARD|
2014- Competition for HARPSICHORD
Prizes: Euro 10’000.-
Deadline for application: May 31, 2014
For detailed information about the terms of participation, visit the website
or contact us directly
GIANNI BERGAMO CLASSIC MUSIC AWARD
c/o Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana
via Soldino 9
CH-6900 Lugano (Svizzera)
Tel. +41 (0)91 930 40 44
Fax +41 (0)91 930 40 41
|FIMTE in AMERICA|
'Fundamentals of Spanish Keyboard Music -
16th to early 19th centuries.'
FIMTE WORKSHOP at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States JUNE 2-6, 2014
Instructors: Luisa Morales (FIMTE, Spain) - Robert Parkins (Duke University, USA)
For further information see
|HAVE YOU RECENTLY LEFT UNIVERSITY?|
We have lost contact with several members whose university addresses are no longer valid.
Please let us have your new e-mail address.
HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR JOB? or DOES YOUR WORKPLACE BLOCK BULK e-mails?
If you are a member and have not heard from us for some time, please let us have an alternative contact address. Thank you
Please reply to
| CALL FOR PAPERS – FIMTE 2014|
FIMTE 12th Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music 'Early Music Revivals and the Performance of Spanish Keyboard Music' 'Rafael Puyana. In Memoriam'
will take place 7–9 AUGUST 2014 in Almería, Spain.
Proposals for papers, lecture-concerts and concerts are encouraged in the following areas, but not limited to: - Early Music Revivals: Repertoire, Performers and Performance styles- Performance issues: ornamentation, articulation, sources, and instruments.
Official languages: English and Spanish.
Deadline for abstracts: 1st May 2014
For further information, please contact: Luisa Morales FIMTE, or see http://www.fimte.org
- your link to EARLY MUSIC WORLDWIDE. This site is a useful resource with information and news about the Early Music scene in all parts of the globe.
|ITEMS FOR SALE- |
New Section on BHS Website.
We have a successful ‘Sale and Wanted’ section which has until now been used solely for instruments. We would now like to extend this facility to include other items, spare parts, tuners, printed harpsichord music, books on harpsichord related subjects etc.
We propose to charge10% for items advertised at more than £50, with free listing for those items of £50 or less. Please contact
We reserve the right to withhold listing to those items we feel not relevant.