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21.11.15

Apollo's Fire @ LoC


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The Power of Love (Handel, opera arias), A. Forsythe, Apollo's Fire, J. Sorrell
(Avie Records, 2015)
Charles T. Downey, Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire short of greatness
Washington Post, November 21
How do historically informed performance ensembles from the U.S. stack up against those in other countries? On Thursday night, the 90th anniversary season of the Library of Congress’s free concert series offered the chance to hear a leading American ensemble, Apollo’s Fire from Cleveland, in the same month as the renowned international group Bach Collegium Japan. While this concert was certainly good, the American ensemble fell shy of the greatness heard earlier in the month.

This program was at least a marked improvement over the last Washington appearance by Apollo’s Fire, in 2009... [Continue reading]
Apollo's Fire
With Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Library of Congress

SEE ALSO:
Aaron Keebaugh, Amanda Forsythe shines with Apollo’s Fire (Boston Classical Review, November 21)

David Schulenberg, Glowing Orb Shone Brilliantly (Boston Musical Intelligencer, November 21)

Mark Satola, Apollo's Fire lavishes delights with 'Beowulf' and tour preview double-header (Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 16)

Charles T. Downey, Apollo's Fire Has Fuel, Does Not Ignite (Ionarts, November 11, 2009)

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