Intermezzo

As many of you may already know, I formed Consortium Carissimi in Rome where I used to live. In addition to the music of the Roman composer Giacomo Carissimi, I became enamored with other composers that worked in Rome during roughly the same period. With the exception of Morales and de Victoria, the music I studied was written between 1600 …

Garrick Comeaux

Programming Italian Baroque Music

Welcome to this, my first blog post. Here I will talk about one of my favorite activities in life, programming early Italian Baroque music. I have three productions this coming season with my Consortium Carissimi, based in the Twin Cities. I usually transcribe the music for these concerts from manuscript or early prints, unless I find the music already transcribed and …