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A selection of programmes

Italia Phantastica

Italia Fantastica! A programme unfettered geniuses: Sonatas for one violin and harpsichord in the Stylus Phantasticus by  Pandolfi Meali, Isabella Leonarda and others. In the words of the 17th century polymath, Anthansius Kirchner’s: “It is the most free and unrestrained method of composing, it is bound to nothing, […]

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Rameau Re-lived

Rameau Re-lived. The Pièces de Clavecin en Concert by J. P. Rameau for violin or flute with harpsichord and viola da gamba or second violin, is a collection of unusually elegant pieces from a completely new style where the harpsichord no longer accompanies the other instruments but they accompany the harpsichord! […]

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Nobile Alemano con il nobile Romano

Incredible motets and passaggiati for single voice and continuo interlaced with out-of-this-world, mind-blowing, toccatas and dance movements from Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger’s Libro IV for the rare and astonishing combination of chitarrone and continuo, this programme is further added to by pieces for solo chitarrone by […]

Seven Tears

17th March 2016 8 pm, Luftraum, Maienstraße 4, 10787 Berlin, U-Bahnhof Nollendorfplatz, Tel: 030 211 58 90 5th May 2016, 8 pm, Kammermusiksaal Havelschlösschen, Waldmüllerstr. 3, Potsdam Klein Glienicke, Reservations: 0331 7481496 22th May 2016, 5 pm, Schlosskirche Köpenick, Alt-Köpenick 1, 12557 Berlin Seven Tears At home, […]

That’s d’amore

That’s d’Amore Unusual pieces from the German High Baroque for two Oboes d’amore and two Violae d’amore with viola and continuo. Full of dark and cosy sonorities, the lively music brings an unexpected twist to the programme. The Oboes d’amore with their EGG shaped bells […]

Donne che spaccano

Donne che spaccano Literally, “Women who kick butt”, a wonderful and unusual programme of music from the early Italian Baroque by women composers. Some of these very strong personalities such as Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini or Isabella Leonarda are well known today while others, such […]