J.S. Bach - Ciaccona from Partia II per violino solo

« Wie die Suche nach einem vor langer Zeit verborgenen Schatz bei Wetterleuchten mit immer neuen Schatzkarten - und dabei erweist sich der Anblick unserer Seelenlandschaft im Lichtblitz der Begegnung von Innen und Aussen, von Gegenwart, Vergangenheit und Zukunft als der eigentliche Schatz - so empfinde ich das Aufspüren der Spuren, die uns von der Musik vergangener Epochen erhalten geblieben ist. 
Die zeitliche Distanz alter Musik erzeugt eine Fremdheit, die uns unsere eigenen verborgenen Schätze in neuem Licht erscheinen lässt wie beim Nach-Hause-Kommen von einer weiten Reise. Im Moment eines Konzerts kann sich dieses Leuchten vervielfältigen durch die An-Wesenheit jedes einzelnen Zuhörers.»

I believe that the music of earlier times can be brought to life again if played with an inner involvement, and a willingness to put into practice modern research into historical contexts and performing practices. This approach leads to a wide range of interesting ideas and open questions with which to work: differing playing techniques, reading from original notation, varying national stylistic characteristics from a range of epochs, ornamentation, diminution – all of which are essential parts of the music.
 

Another interesting question of mine is to investigate the differing performing situations of earlier times and then to look for new settings and situations for a 21st century public. This means I enjoy presenting early music in contemporary contexts, such as joining baroque and contemporary dance on stage.
 

My focus is on repertoire from the late Renaissance to the early Romantic, and I play on two recently-built models of historic violins with many different bows. This flexibility allows me to explore the many shades of musical language as well and as truthfully as possible.

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Sacra Partitura
Broadcast in Swiss radio SRF2 of the full live concert with Ensemble Daimonion and Mauro Borgioni from the 7th May,
"Sacra Partitura" with works of the early baroque