MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Living Inside the Music: Teodor Currentzis and musicAeterna

Looking ahead to his American debut at The Shed in November, my profile of Teodor Currentzis for the fall issue of Early Music America magazine is now available.

Within a few moments of listening to a performance led by Teodor Currentzis — whether live or recorded — you realize something different is unfolding. Nothing sounds taken for granted. What you assumed to be familiar parameters of a well-known piece — tempo, dynamics, accentuation — are suddenly open to question, the music propelled by a spirit of fierce collective concentration….

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  1. Jo Ann Hansen rasch says:

    Just had à transforming experience in Lucerne with Teodor Currentzis conducting the musicAeterna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Mind boggling. Mozart was reborn.

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