MUSICIANmilestones...recent obits of classical and traditional popular music performers and composers
RIP...harpsichordist and conductor, Ludger Rémy. He was 68.
Ludger Rémy (4 February 1949 – 21 June 2017) was a German harpsichordist, conductor and musicologist. In 1994 he founded the orchestra Les Amis de Philippe, named after Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. From 1995 to 1999 he directed the Telemann Chamber Orchestra of Michaelstein. He taught at the Stiftung Kloster Michaelstein. On 23 September 2005 he revived the opera Didone abbandonata of Domenico Sarro to a libretto by Pietro Metastasio, successful in 1724, in a shortened concert version, performed at the Schloss Elisabethenburg in Meiningen by Les Amis de Philippe.
Between 1995 and 2007 he served as a juror at the International Competition for harpsichord and Fortepiano at the Festival van Vlaanderen in Brugge.
WIKIPEDIA VIDEO: J.F.Fasch Overture Symphonies, Ludger Rémy