The ensemble

Theatrum Affectuum

Theatrum Affectuum, founded in 2003, specialises in music from 17th and 18th century Italy and Germany. Using the combination of recorder, one or two violins, cello and harpsichord, the ensemble has an individual and energetic approach to performing baroque music. Press reviews have described the ensemble’s interpretations as both profound and witty.

The musicians are currently based in Milan, Italy, and Basel, Switzerland.

 Theatrum Affectuum

Andreas Böhlen – recorder

Ayako Matsunaga – baroque violin

Pierre-Augustin Lay – baroque cello

Giangiacomo Pinardi – lute and baroque guitar

Takashi Watanabe – harpsichord and organ