Celebrating artisans who design and craft wind, string, keyboard, and percussion instruments based on historical models.
September 6, 2019
Louisville, Kentucky, is a champion of whiskey and home to the Kentucky Derby, but old music has also taken up residence there, thanks to two ensembles, Bourbon Baroque and Incantare, which share violinist Alice Culin-Ellison.
May 10, 2019
What sets many festivals apart are specific approaches and characteristics. In the world of early music, one can find festivals built around thematic programming and those that embrace a mix of repertoire meant to spice up our artistic lives.
September 5, 2018
Composers in the 21st century are taking music in all sorts of new directions by incorporating early instruments and vocal styles into their works. The results are bringing fresh horizons to everyone involved.
Beyond Bach: Bach Collegium Japan founder and Juilliard and Yale faculty member Masaaki Suzuki is exploring new (old) territory
May 7, 2018
Regarding the ensemble’s transition to music past the Baroque, Suzuki focuses on links between works of different eras. “Now that we’ve completed all the cantatas and most of his instrumental music,” he said, “we are so much interested in following the line of the sacred music tradition, especially in the Masses.