Spiritually Essential

Although Epiphany season is well behind (and, in the cycle of sacred time, even further ahead) of us, no time is a bad time to celebrate manifestations of divine glory. That’s why I’m pleased to have discovered the work of Three Notch’d Road: The Virginia Baroque Ensemble. Their most recent CD, released a couple yearsContinue reading “Spiritually Essential”

Baroque and Roll!

Musica Florea is one of several contemporary Czech ensembles whose musicianship strikes me as out of this world. They have been playing since 1992, under the direction of cellist Marek Štryncl, and have many fine recordings to their credit. In December of last year they performed to what appears to be an empty hall, forContinue reading “Baroque and Roll!”