Sunday, October 28, 2012

Apollo's Fire, Friends of Chamber Music review by Erin Hale

Immersed as we are in today’s harried, drive-thru-coffee-shop zeitgeist, it is easy to forget just how pivotal a role the humble cup of coffee has played in Western culture since its 18th-century debut on Europe’s shores. Cleveland-based Baroque orchestra Apollo’s Fire sought to remind its Folly Theater audience of this simple fact as they harkened back to the Collegium Musicum soirées at the Catharinenstrasse coffee-house in Leipzig.

more at the Independent

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