Feb 21, 2014
The Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University welcomes two of the worldâ€™s best to its stages and classrooms next week as the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet and Tafelmusik pay Western a visit.
Members of Tafemusik will share their expertise during a week-long residency to explore historical context and performance with students. Members Patricia Ahern, Allen Whear and alumna Charlotte Nediger will present on a variety of topics; Ivars Taurins will conduct rehearsals with the Early Music Studio (EMS) and Western University Orchestra.
Oct 3, 2013
Baroque Austria: Salzburg and Vienna is Tafelmusikâ€™s first concert at our newly revitalized home venue, Trinity-St. Paulâ€™s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall. We are looking forward to showing off our new space, but also to introducing you to some rarely-heard, and really quite exciting, music. Guest directed by the German/Argentinian violinist Manfredo Kraemer, this concert includes music by Fux, Biber, Schmelzer, Rittler, and Muffat.Â
Hereâ€™s what the orchestra thinks: