Contact Informationmkroll@bu.edu http://www.markkroll.com
Early Music Skills & Interests
Fortepiano, Harpsichord, Organ
Early Music Affiliations
Please see Mark Kroll's website: www.markkroll.com
During a career spanning more than four decades, Mark Kroll has performed throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, winning critical praise for his expressive playing and virtuosity. His extensive list of recordings includes works of J.S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti, F. Couperin, Duphly, Balbastre, Schubert, and Biber; two critically acclaimed CDs of contemporary American harpsichord music; a Grammy-nominated recording of Henri Dutilleux’s Les Citations with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players; and a recent CD of the harpsichord music of Vittorio Rieti.
Kroll has also distinguished himself as a scholar and teacher. He has published important editions of the music of Hummel, Geminiani, F. Scarlatti and Avison, and four books: Ignaz Moscheles and the Changing Musical World of Europe; Johann Nepomuk Hummel: A Musician and His World; Playing the Harpsichord Expressively; and with Lewis Lockwood, The Beethoven Violin Sonatas. Kroll has given master classes throughout the world, and is Professor emeritus at Boston University, where he served as chairman of the Department of Historical Performance for 25 years. Mark Kroll is a founding member of Early Music America, and in 1981 was one of the three founders of the Boston Early Music Festival.