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CTB with Matthias Maute (recorder)

11th Nov 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


In this concert Camerata Tinta Barocca will feature award-winning Canadian early music specialist Matthias Maute as recorder soloist. Maute is the Artistic Director of the Montreal-based ‘Ensemble Caprice’ and the Co-Artistic Director of the Montreal Baroque Festival (see full biography below).

The programme will feature works by Vivaldi and Zipoli, amongst others.

Here’s a short snippet of Maute’s recorder arrangement of Bach’s harpsichord concerto BWV1052 :


Date: Wednesday 11 November

Time: 20:00 – 22:00

Venue: St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, De Waterkant

Tickets: R170 (at the door).

Enquiries: info@ctbaroque.co.za


Matthias Maute  

Award-winning conductor, composer, recorder and flute soloist Matthias Maute has achieved an international reputation. In 2016 he was named artistic director of the Bach Society of Minnesota and in 2019 of the professional choir Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec. Impressed by his artistic approach, The New York Times described the orchestra he conducts in Montreal, Ensemble Caprice, as being “an ensemble that encourages the listener to rehear the world.”

Maute’s recording of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos juxtaposed with Maute’s own arrangements of Preludes from Shostakovich’s Op. 87 was hailed by The New Yorker’s Alex Ross as standing out “for its fleet, characterful approach” and “its fresh, vibrant colors”.

Matthias won the 1st Prize of the International Early Music Competition in Bruges (Belgium) as recorder soloist and has been touring the world ever since.

His compositions are published by Breitkopf & Härtel, Amadeus, Moeck, and Carus. Maute’s 1st violin concerto was performed by soloist Mark Fewer with the St. John’s Symphony and with I Musici de Montréal. Forty-nine movements of Matthias Maute’s compositions are featured in 49 videos on noncerto.com.

Matthias Maute has made some twenty recordings on the Analekta, Vanguard Classics, Bella Musica, Dorian, Bridge, and ATMA Classique labels. He is regularly invited to perform at major international festivals. Matthias Maute is co-artistic director of the Montreal Baroque Festival and artistic director of the Méénat Musica Concerts noncerto concert series. He currently teaches at l’Université de Montréal and McGill University.