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We’re giddy with delight as we launch our 2021/2022 Season featuring exceptional harpsichordists in extraordinary live!! and virtual concerts. We’ve have a wonderful line-up of harpsichordists who’ll be performing diverse and compelling programs. While we very much hope the Season will proceed as planned, we must make provision for possible interruptions. This means we’ll open […]

New edition of Johann Mattheson’s “Melodious Talking-Fingers”

Colin Booth and Matthew Brown recently published this new edition of Johann Mattheson’s  “Die Wohlklingende Fingersprache” (The Melodious Talking-Fingers) under the Soundboard label.  Drawing solely on the original 1735 publication , it includes beautifully clear scores for 12 fugues and assorted pieces for keyboard which are complemented by an informative Preface and useful Editorial Notes […]

Justin Taylor’s recent album: “La Famille Rameau”

Justin Taylor’s liquid-mercury technique and exquisite touch are fully evident in this spectacular album recorded on the Harpsichord Donzelague c. 1730 and, for one cut, an Erard 1891 piano. The album features a gorgeous mix of works by members of the Rameau family – Jean-Philippe, Claude, Claude-François, and Lazare – complemented by works of two […]

Jean Rondeau releases “Melancholy Grace”

Here’s a new and quite different album from Jean Rondeau. Recorded on a Philippe Humeau 2007 harpsichord, and a polygonal virginal (arpicordo) attributed to Francesco Poggi, c. 1575, this is a very special album indeed. The instruments’ voices alone are enough to stop you in your tracks. But Jean’s performance of the works featured in […]

ANDREW APPEL – COUPERIN, HAYDN & BACH – A BENEFIT SOIRÉE

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. DATE WAS Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30pm*****. Capriccio is delighted to have renowned artist Andrew Appel perform at this very special Benefit Soirée, a Capriccio fundraiser. Andrew performs exquisite, charming works from François Couperin’s (‘the Great’) ‘Premier livre de piéces de clavecin’; a delightful, effervescent, definitively-Classical Sonata by Joseph Haydn; and […]