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The hottest baroque band of the United States, Apollo’s Fire was formed by the award-winning conductor and harpsichordist, Jeannette Sorrell, in 1992. The ensemble consists of a selected group of music professionals from all over Europe and North America. Apollo’s Fire is an assortment of creative artists sharing the passion of Sorrell for rhetoric and drama. To enjoy their music performance live, Apollos Fire tickets are what you need.
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Music is a language connects with humans in a spiritual and emotional way. “Affekt” is the word that arose from the seventeenth and eighteenth century’s pieces of work. It is considered as the music’s emotional character and the roles of the performers during that era were to evoke a specific emotional state or Affekt in his listeners. These feelings could be of desire, contemplation, despair or rage. The performers of baroque made use of every possible way to cast spell of emotions such as rhetoric, harmony and gestures on the spectators. The members of Apollo’s Fire believe passionately to communicate with the listeners through music. Apollo’s Fire has been appreciated on an international level for a vibrant and fresh approach to baroque music, and for innovative and creative programming.
Coming to prominence as one of the most excellent period-instrument bands, Apollo’s Fire debuted in 2010 at London’s Wigmore Hall. The ensemble came back to Europe in 2011 along with an important international tour. It received standing ovations at a number of major venues such as the Royal Theatre Madrid, Bordeaux, Metz, Lisbon, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto. Apollo’s Fire has embarked on a tour all through North America, making appearances at the Aspen Music Festival, the Tropical Baroque Festival, the Library of Congress and many others.
Cleveland is the home to Apollo’s Fire and the ensemble enjoys packed venues drawing national attention in the field of creative programming. The group has come up with twenty commercial CDs and at present albums for the British label AVIE. Ever since the introduction of the band in European CD market was a huge success in 2010, the recordings have received positive reviews in the press of London. The Independent commented that, “the Midwest’s best-kept musical secret is finally reaching British ears”. The Times stated that “a swaggering version, brilliantly played”. Four of the Apollo’s Fire CDs, “the Monteverdi Vespers”, "Come to the River", “Bach's Brandenburg Concertos” and "Sacrum Mysterium: A Celtic Christmas Vespers” have turned out to be the classical Billboard chart’s best-sellers.
The ensemble has won the Noah Greenberg Award in 1995 from the American Musicological Society for an outstanding project that involved the teamwork of performers and scholars. It was also awarded the Northern Ohio Live Achievement Award for ‘Classical Music’ in 1998.
The ensemble also has a folk wing crossover, qualifying in traditional North America and British Isles music. The Apollo’s Fire was awarded one of the most important grants in 2009, for the innovative program of Jeannette Sorrell called, "Come to the River: An Early American Gathering." This Cleveland-based, critically acclaimed ensemble is specialized in early music and is regularly broadcasted on National Public Radio shows such as the SymphonyCast, Performance Today and NPR World of Opera and also on several holiday specials. The ensemble can be heard on CBC Radio 2 of Canada, the European Broadcasting Union and Britain’s BBC as well. Embark on an emotional music journey by booking some cheap Apollos Fire tickets. It is a show that must not be missed.
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