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  • Grandine il Vento review – Musical Discoveries October 2, 2013
    Review at Musical Discoveries by Russ Elliot: “As Northern Lights co-editor-in-chief, it’s difficult to pen anything other than a biased review of a Renaissance recording. [...] Musically, listeners will find a range of recorded material with sounds that span the band’s history extending the sound into more mature almost-operatic pieces like the title track. Listners […][...]
  • Grandine il Vento Review – examiner.com June 18, 2013
    Review at examiner.com by Ray Shasho: “After listening to Grandine il Vento, I thoroughly enjoyed the all-encompassing musical arrangements and was overwhelmed by the commanding classical orchestrations. Haslam’s vocalizations were majestic and the duets were poetic … I gave Grandine il Vento (5) Stars.” http://www.examiner.com/review/renaissance-grandine-il-vento-album-review-fantastico Grandine il Vento is available for purchase in CD and […][...]
  • Annie Haslam Interview and DVD Review – Examiner.com August 20, 2012
    August 2012 Examiner.com Ray Shasho Renaissance is currently working on a brand new studio album entitled, Grandine II Vento. Annie Haslam charmingly performed a live excerpt from the album over the phone for me. She performed a piece from a track they wrote in tribute to Leonardo Da Vinci. The piece was powerful, poetic, beautiful, […][...]
  • 69 Faces of Rock August 20, 2012
    August 2012 69 Faces of Rock Mark Kadzielawa This is truly a lavish release! Not only do you get the DVD of the show, but the soundtrack is also represented on two CDs. And let’s not forget the state of the art packaging, very informative booklet, and what not. A dream come true for a […][...]
  • Sea of Tranquility April 25, 2012
    April 25 2012 Sea of Tranquility Pete Pardo Here’s a wonderful deluxe live set from the current incarnation of Renaissance, that lovely ’70s prog band who so successfully merged classical with symphonic rock and medieval themes. Recorded and filmed at The Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pennsylvania on September 23rd, 2011, the band thrilled the audience […][...]
  • Renaissance and Annie Haslam – The Rebirth of Progressive Rock July 13, 2010
    July 13 2010 NY Rock Music Examiner Suzanne Rothberg Annie Haslam and her band Renaissance reunite on tour. Their last stop is Tarrytown Music Hall. Singer and talented oil-painter Annie Haslam recently reunited with her band Renaissance in 2009; a band that formed originally in 1969 by two members of the Yardbirds, Jim McCarty and […][...]
  • Hackett, Renaissance keep the prog-rock spirit alive July 7, 2010
    ALBANY TIMES UNION – July 6, 2010 http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/storyprint.asp?StoryID=947963 Hackett, Renaissance keep the prog-rock spirit alive By MICHAEL ECK, Special to the Times Union First published: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 ALBANY — It might as well have been 1975 at The Egg on Saturday night. OK, that’s a bit harsh, but it was unusual to see […][...]
  • 69 Faces of Rock June 25, 2010
    Chicago, Park West, 6/28/10. “From the first note, upon taking the stage, Haslam sang with such beauty and power, she certainly silenced any critics in question. The band played great, turning out one classic after another, and the audience just adored them. The musicians incredibly focused as the material tends to be very complex and […][...]
  • Melodic Rock.com April 25, 2010
    Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall, 2/7/10. “Just saw this tour here in Rochester on friday night. Needless to say,it was tremendous!! And..if anyone here was into Renaissance back when,the current ensamble is awesome! Mike Dunford & Annie Haslam with a new lineup,and they recreate the classic timeless music of the original band to absolute […][...]

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