Breaking Baroque Blog



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.


Mar 20, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 3

Tafelmusik violinist Thomas Georgi continues to make a violin as part of #TafelmusikTogether. In this video, he cooked a fingerboard. Watch, ask questions, and leave comments!

Mar 19, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 2

Tafelmusik violinist Thomas Georgi continues building his violin as part of #TafelmusikTogether (with his trusty companion and cat Raven.) Here's a quick update about the violin's scroll and finger board.


Mar 18, 2020

Bassoonist Dominic Teresi plays Fasch for #TafelmusikTogether

For #TafelmusikTogether, our bassoonist Dominic Teresi plays a Fasch piece he finds comforting—Sonata for bassoon in C Major, FaWV N:C1, Largo.

We hope you do, too.

Mar 18, 2020

Thomas Georgi builds a violin, Part 1

How are you spending your time at home? Our violinist, Thomas Georgi, has decided to build a violin. Thomas—along with his cat Raven, who makes a surprise cameo—will keep us abreast of his progress with video updates.
Watch along with us to learn more about the process of making a violin from scratch.
Mar 17, 2020

Announcing #TafelmusikTogether

Difficult times call for new ideas! We have launched #TafelmusikTogether, a way for us to ​gather virtually to share beauty and comfort through music of the past.

We invite you to participate by following our social media channels and using the hashtag #TafelmusikTogether. You can also check back here every Friday for a recap.