Toronto-based Tafelmusik is one of the world’s leading period performance ensembles, renowned internationally for its distinct, exhilarating, and soulful performances. Founded in 1979 by Kenneth [...]
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They spoke about it
What do we remember from these journeys? Not only the landscapes, the local cuisine and the museums we visited, but also the music from the particular country, written by the people born there and those who have chosen to stop over.
The cradle of classical music, a centre of creative artists, Vienna and Austria can proudly claim to have seen the talents of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and many others flourish. They have also known how to preserve their tradition of music and dance, over which time does not seem to have a hold. Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Mozart’s Fortieth Symphony, Haydn’s trios, Schubert’s impromptus, Kreisler’s Viennese caprice and Strauss’s spinning waltzes invite you to take a trip through the ages.
© Lucie Renaud
Translation: Annie P. Prothin