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Kunstgeiger und Bierfiedler (Art violinists and Beer fiddlers) – a duo recital with Antoinette Lohmann (baroque violin, clog violin) and Jörn Boysen (harpsichord, baroque guitar, zither, jewish harp)

26th Oct 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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As a part of the Camerata Tinta Barocca concert series, international baroque musicians Antoinette Lohmann (baroque violin, clog violin), and Jörn Boysen (harpsichord, baroque guitar, zither, jewish harp) present a duo recital of solo violin literature from the seventeenth century for baroque violin and Dutch clog violin, juxtaposing folk and art music from the early baroque.

Antoinette Lohmann (Amsterdam, 1969) is no stranger to South African audiences – she came to South Africa in 2008 for the first time to teach a masterclass baroque violin, and this marked the beginning of her regular visits to this country to support the development of its emerging historical performance movement. She has been working together with South-Africa’s leading specialists in historical performance such as John Coulter, Erik Dippenaar, Hans Huyssen and Gerhard Benade. She has performed with Camerata Tinta Baroca and Cape Consort (Cape Town), Baroque 2000 (Durban). Furthermore she has been teaching masterclasses at the Universities of Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Potchefstroom and Pretoria. She is also an Honorary Patron of Camerata Tinta Barocca. She is currently teaching principal study historical violin and viola at the Amsterdam and the Utrecht Conservatory of Music and is also the principal teacher of the Historical Performance Department in Utrecht, where she also teaches historical documentation.

Jörn Boysen (Lübeck, 1976) is a harpsichordist, conductor and composer. After his studies at the Musikhochschule Lübeck he went to the Netherlands where he