Breaking Baroque Blog


April 2020

Apr 9, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 7

Welcome back to our #TafelmusikTogether series on Tafelmusik violinist  Thomas Georgi building a violin! Today, he walks us through some of the trials and tribulations of building a fingerboard—and, explains how reparable many parts of the violin are.

Apr 8, 2020

Marco Cera Plays Rameau

In this #TafelmusikTogether video, Tafelmusik oboist Marco Cera, aka @speedy_wax, picks up a few different instruments to treat us to a Rameau piece.

Apr 7, 2020

Meet the Kids of Tafelmusik for #TafelmusikTogether

In this video for #TafelmusikTogether, meet a few of our orchestra's extremely talented kids! Tafelmusik oboist Marco Cera's daughters, Marie and Vittoria, and Tafelmusik violinist Patricia Ahern's daughter, Liliana, treat us to a Bergamasca by Salomone Rossi.

Apr 6, 2020

Geneviève and Lucas Play for #TafelmusikTogether

In this video, our violinist Geneviève Gilardeau, and her partner and lutist Lucas Harris, play a beautiful duet. Geneviève included a message about what they are playing: read it below!

“I’m reaching out to share some music that warms my heart.

Apr 5, 2020

Suba Sankaran & Trichy Sankaran in The Indigo Project, excerpt

Hard to believe a month has already passed since we premiered The Indigo Project. Whether you missed (or just miss!) this concert, here's an excerpt featuring world/fusion vocalist Suba Sankaran and her father, world-renowned master percussionist Trichy Sankaran.


Apr 4, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 6

As we continue to stay home, violinist Thomas Georgi continues making progress on his home-made violin. We think we all can relate with this violin—aren't we all yearning for the beach and sun? #TafelmusikTogether

Apr 2, 2020

Confinement chamber music with Keiran Campbell

In this video for #TafelmusikTogether, our cellist Keiran Campbell and his partner Chloe Fedor play Nicola Matteis’ Ciaccona. 

Apr 2, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 5

In today's #TafelmusikTogether update, violinist Thomas Georgi shares the progress of the violin he is building at home. Have questions for Tom? Email your questions to

Apr 1, 2020

From La Scala to the Tafelmusik Stage: A chat with Elisa Citterio

Today for #TafelmusikTogether, enjoy this chat with our Music Director Elisa Citterio! She talks about her early career, how she came to Tafelmusik, and music's abilities to spark happiness and joy.