“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.”

—L. P. Hartley, The Go-Between. David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country. Bruce Haynes, The End of Early Music. Historically informed performance of the highly diverse European music from roughly 1585 to 1770 brings new sounds and vitality to any city’s music scene. Through the use of instruments built according to historically researched designs,... Continue Reading →

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The end of an era: Zuckermann passes on

The man who brought the historical harpsichord to life for so many North American musicians has passed away at the age of 96. A holocaust survivor and Allied veteran, Wolfgang Zuckermann created the most successful Do-it-yourself harpsichord building kit, from which the company he founded in the 1950's developed a whole range of historically modelled... Continue Reading →

A recent documentary performance for KUER, with Dr. Kirsten Chavez, University of Utah School of Music. University of Utah playwright Tim Slover explains the intrigues and dramas behind the premiere performance of this aria. Recorded in Thompson Chamber Music Hall, University of Utah School of Music, Dec. 12, 2017.

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