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EUBO starts new partnership with AMUZ

 

In 2017 the European Union Baroque Orchestra will be launching a new partnership with AMUZ in Antwerp and will be performing there regularly. Until the end of 2018 EUBO’s activities are an integral part of the co-operation project EUBO Mobile Baroque Academy.

EUBO concerts in AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium

Saturday 28 January 2017, 21:00
Himmelssüßigkeit – Bach’s Festive Cantatas from Leipzig
Alfredo Bernardini, director & oboe (IT)
Aira Maria Lehtipuu, concertmaster (FI)
European Union Baroque Orchestra
Singers from Barock Vokal (Musikhochschule Mainz)

Wednesday 22 March 2017, 21:00
Betrayal & Betrothal
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, director & harpsichord (DK)
Maria Keohane, soprano (SE)
Neven Lesage, oboe (FR)
Bojan Čičić, concertmaster (HR)
European Union Baroque Orchestra

Sunday 14 May 2017, 14:30 & 16:30
Concertatio in Silva – puppet show with Vivaldi’s music
Figurentheater Favoletta
Bojan Čičić, director & violin soloist
Musicians of the EUBO Mobile Baroque Academy

Saturday 22 July 2017, 21:00
Constellatio Felix – Sun, Stars & Planets
CONSTELLATIO FELIX: DE ZON, STERREN & PLANETEN
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, director & harpsichord (DK)
Huw Daniel, concertmaster & violin soloist (UK)
European Union Baroque Orchestra

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The EUBO Mobile Baroque Academy (EMBA) combines baroque music education and performance in new and creative ways. The EMBA project builds on the track-record of the European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO) in providing training and performing opportunities for young EU period performance musicians. The EMBA activities include specialist masterclasses by expert tutors; residential orchestral selection courses; touring opportunities with the training orchestra (EUBO); further development of skills in networking and in creating digital content (Academy Days); and professional development placements in European orchestras.

EMBA identifies areas where the playing field can be levelled in the early music sector and works to establish the following four ‘bridges’ to meet these needs:
1. North-South-East-West: to reduce the geographical divergence across
Europe in resources and opportunities
2. Performer – Audience: to create inspirational live experiences and engage audiences
3. Student – Professional: to equip young musicians with a portfolio of skills to enhance professional development
4. Live – Digital: to embrace new technologies to disseminate expertise, performances and resources

EMBA nurtures talent, maintains performance quality and encourages creativity and the mobility of artists and ideas.

The legacy of the EMBA project will be
• better-informed teachers and equipped institutions in the baroque sector
• a network of experienced and skilled musicians
• freely-available online resources
• wider audience geographical spread and age profile
• greater ability for Europe’s young musicians to access
• professional employment opportunities

You may have a listen at Baroque Bytes podcasts at http://eubo.eu/baroque-bytes/ and read a recent interview with Belgian recorder player Jan Van Hoecke at http://eubo.eu/2016/09/12/recorders-music-life/

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