Breaking Baroque Blog


January 2021

Jan 28, 2021

Rolling the waves with Seán Dagher

Rolling the waves with Seán Dagher:
How a video game propelled sea shanties into the 21st century

By Luisa Trisi

Jan 26, 2021

Divertimento: Curator's Notes

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An introduction to Close Encounters: Divertimento by program curator and violist Patrick G. Jordan

Divert (verb): To draw away from fatiguing or serious occupations; pleasurably to excite the mind or attract the attention; to entertain, amuse. [Oxford English Dictionary]

Jan 25, 2021

Tafel Magazine: In Conversation with Pippa Macmillan and Chi-chi Nwanoku

Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE playing her double bass against a black background. Photo by Eric Richmond.
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE. Photo by Eric Richmond.

Jan 22, 2021

Tafel Magazine: Rambling in Mary's Garden

Arrange of colourful and futuristic flowers

This article is drawn from the second issue of Tafel: our magazine for the musically curious. Offered three times a year, this publication will, we hope, welcome new friends as well as extend the rich conversations we are already having with so many of you. Read the entire second issue here.

Jan 15, 2021

A View Of Tafelmusik From An Artist’s Sketchbook

Barry Slater - Tafelmusik performing Mozart in Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 2003
Tafelmusik performing Mozart in Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 2003. Credit: Barry Slater.

Jan 13, 2021

Bonus Content Roundup: December

Woman Reading a Letter, Johannes Vermeer, c. 1663

Looking for more to read, watch, and learn about early music, art, news, and more? Check out these links.

Once a month, we will gather the top 10 links from the Bonus Content section in our weekly newsletter for Premium subscribers, Tafel Notes.