Breaking Baroque Blog



Mar 26, 2020

Violist Brandon Chui, his viola and Telemann

For #TafelmusikTogether, our violist Brandon Chui shares the origin story of his viola, and plays us a snippet of a Telemann concerto.


Mar 24, 2020

Countertenor Nicholas Burns Sings Rabbie Burns for #TafelmusikTogether

In this video for our #TafelmusikTogether initiative, Tafelmusik's Chamber Choir member countertenor Nicholas Burns shares one of his favourite pieces, "Oh, My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose" by Scottish poet Rabbie Burns. Nick explains the song's backstory, what makes it unique, and treats us to a performance from his home.

Mar 24, 2020

Violinist Cristina Zacharias plays Telemann

For #TafelmusikTogether, Tafelmusik violinist Cristina Zacharias plays Dolce, from Telemann’s Fantasia no. 7 for solo violin.

Mar 23, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 4

In today’s update from Tafelmusik violinist Thomas Georgi, he answers some questions you’ve asked about whether he’ll be making his own pegs; works on fitting his tailpiece and sound post; and shows us the inside of a 19th century violin—with a surprise inside! #TafelmusikTogether

Mar 23, 2020

Meet oboist Marco Cera and Family

In this creative video for #TafelmusikTogether, our oboist Marco Cera enjoys a game of ping pong, and a performance of Bach, with his daughters.

Mar 23, 2020

Meet Elisa Citterio

In this video for our #TafelmusikTogether initiative, our Music Director Elisa Citterio shares the music she plays at home, the ways music can offer comfort, and some of her highlights from our next season.


Mar 22, 2020

Cellist Keiran Campbell plays Bach for #TafelmusikTogether

Start your Sunday right with more Bach. Tafelmusik cellist Keiran Campbell plays the Bourée I from Bach's Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major. #TafelmusikTogether

Mar 21, 2020

Harpsichordist Charlotte Nediger plays Bach for #TafelmusikTogether

More Bach for you on this, the great composer's birthday: watch our harpsichordist, organist, program editor, and librarian Charlotte Nediger play the Aria from Goldberg Variations, as part of #TafelmusikTogether.