Karen Flint, Adjunct Instructor, Harpsichord
Adjunct Instructor, Harpsichord
P. O. Box 3971
Wilmington, DE 19807
Karen Flint teaches harpsichord at the University of Delaware and
has been the artistic director of Brandywine Baroque, Delaware’s premier
early-music ensemble, since its founding. Ms. Flint has performed at
the Smithsonian Institution and with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra,
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Newark Symphony Orchestra and the UD
Chamber Orchestra. With Brandywine Baroque she performs an annual series
of concerts held in Exton, Pa. and Rehoboth Beach and Wilmington, Del.
Her ensemble has made guest appearances at the Boston Early Music
Festival, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, UD concerts and the
Coastal Concerts series.
In 2003, Ms. Flint established the
Dumont Concerts, a weekend festival in Delaware of harpsichord recitals
on antique instruments featuring internationally known harpsichordists.
She also founded her own recording label, Plectra Music, which
specializes in recordings of Baroque repertoire performed on antique
instruments. The label has undertaken a long-term series of discs titled
Le Clavecin Français, an internationally acclaimed survey of 17th- and 18th-century French harpsichord music.
Ms. Flint is featured on numerous releases from Plectra, including the new solo album Les Pièces de Clavessin by Jacques Champion de Chambonnières, as well as three newly released CDs: Corelli Violin Sonatas, Op. 5, 1-6; The Complete Harpsichord Concertos on Antique Instruments by J. S. Bach; and Cantates Françoise, Vol. I, works by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault and Jacquet de La Guerre, and the releases Love in Arcadia: Duets and Trios by Handel; Boismortier Cello Sonatas; Oh! The Sweet Delights of Love, music by Henry Purcell; The Lass with the Delicate Air: Songs from the London Pleasure Gardens; C. P. E. Bach Trio Sonatas; and Digging for Buried Treasure: Music of Telemann.
Other recordings include The Jane Austen Songbook with Julianne Baird and the forthcoming Complete Works for Harpsichord of Elizabeth Jacquet de La Guerre. For more information visit www.brandywinebaroque.org and www.plectra.org.
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