More Links: Reconstructing Purcell, Breakdancing Bach, and Exploring Vivaldi



More early music links of note.

  • Filling-in Purcell’s Blanks: The Boston Early Music Festival presentation of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas gets a fresh reworking.
  • Popping, Locking, and Breaking to the WTC: The Berlin-based breakdance troupe Flying Steps takes on Johann Sebastian Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier in the show “Red Bull Flying Bach,” presented at the Montreal Bach Festival.
  • Vivaldi Opera in Houston: Mercury Baroque gives the Houston premiere of the baroque opera Montezuma by Antonio Vivaldi.

(Flying Steps and Bach’s autograph of the Well-Tempered Clavier at the Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin.)

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