Graupner Cantatas – Pure Baroque Goodness

This release launches a cycle of Passion Cantatas by Christoph Graupner. And it’s pure German Baroque goodness. Christoph Graupner (1683-1760) was a contemporary of Bach, Telemann, and Handel. And he was as highly regarded as his contemporaries. When Telemann...

Graupner Cantatas – Pure Baroque Goodness

This release launches a cycle of Passion Cantatas by Christoph Graupner. And it’s pure German Baroque goodness. Christoph Graupner (1683-1760) was a contemporary of Bach, Telemann, and Handel. And he was as highly regarded as his contemporaries. When Telemann...

Letter From Salzburg 1: I Due Foscari

Almost exactly 100 years ago the Salzburg Festival, located in the picturesque Austrian city of that name, was founded by stage director Max Reinhardt and playwright (and librettist for Richard Strauss) Hugo von Hoffmanstahl.  During the summer the Festival attracts...