"War & Love" Austria Barock Academy 2013
from Claudio Monteverdi to Georg Friedrich Händel
War and love, the most beautiful and the most horrible human experiences, are often combined in music as a source of passion, creating some of the most inspiring pieces of art.
At ABA 2013, Monteverdi‘s Madrigali (guerrieri ed amorosi!) and Händel‘s love and war arias and duets represent the beginning of our exploration of this abundant artistic field. We will also have a look at different instrumental representations of battaglias (and peace declarations) from Hasse to Frescobaldi.
As always, in addition to this year`s motto, you are welcome to bring your favorite solo pieces, and be ready for a lot of
We are all working and staying together in Schloss Orth in Gmunden, a castle in one of Austria´s most magical places.
your ABA team