Our curated collection of essays on all aspects of early music and historically-informed performance, insights into innovation, and new composition for early instruments.
Continuo Connect meets Sarah Jeffery, recorder superstar and founder of YouTube sensation Team Recorder.
Composer Roxanna Panufnik explains how several recent commissions for prominent early music specialists seek to evoke and shed light on the past.
Violinist Jane Gordon shares her thoughts about her relationship with historical performances and the ‘new' sound world centred around the fortepiano.
Re-live LIFEM 2023's highlights: with performances from Erik Bosgraaf & the Wrocław Baroque Orchestra's, Jane Chapman and The OAE Experience Scheme Ensemble.
Finn Collinson, the Recorder Specialist at The Early Music Shop introduces the recorder family, highlighting their role in shaping early music.
A landmark interview with one of the leading pioneers of early music, the conductor Sir Roger Norrington.
The story of Manchester Baroque's reconstruction of Manchester's first public concerts in 1744-45, presented by Dr Pauline Nobes.
Liturina’s work with jazz musician and composer Jonny Mansfield forges a new path for historical performance through genre crossover.
Dr Pauline Nobes shares some of the detective work involved with Manchester Baroque's ‘Musick’ in Manchester 1744/45 programme
“Celestial Music did the Gods Inspire” brings to life the extraordinary story of the Battle of the Organs.
Composer James Batty and his ensemble The Picardy Players are picking up where Italian musicians of the past left off - and exploring Renaissance microtonality.
Ted Gioia tells how an African trumpeter ended up in Tudor England - and how Western music has always been multicultural.
The story of the love:Handel festival, as told to Continuo Connect by Brook Street Band founder Tatty Theo.
A good mystery always intrigues - and when the mystery is set for us by none other than Johann Sebastian Bach, who can resist?
First Encounters - musical journeys between Europe and Asia from the dawn of the global world, by Yeo Yat-Soon, founder and director of Divertissements Chinois.
Listening to the Christmas Oratorio’s sublime lullaby for the infant Christ, 'Schlafe mein Liebster’, you might be surprised to discover the music's origins...
What do the Mandalorian and the Beatles have in common? Recorder player Heidi Fardell will tell you, and more, as she writes about her life and career in music.
Will Russell, founder of Spiritato and champion of less well-known Baroque music, shares insights into their musical adventures and discoveries.