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Opera arias by Carl Heinrich Graun

Carl Heinrich Graun isn’t exactly a household name today but he was court composer to the extremely musical Frederick the Great who was fond of both his flute and the opera when he wasn’t too busy being beastly to the Austrians.   338 more words

CD Review

Philippe Jaroussky and Les Violons du Roy

Last night Philippe Jaroussky appeared with Les Violins du Roy and conductor Matthieu Lussier in a mostly Handel program at Koerner Hall.  It was a very good evening.   271 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

Graun, Italy

Today, the largest lake in Switzerland covers what was once a town. Graun, a village in Italy, was established while the Roman Empire was still a thing. 249 more words

Abandoned Places