Entries by Lucia Mense

The recorder in the 21st century

January 2020, tour on the west coast/ USA Lectures, Classes and Concerts at CalArts –  California Institute of Arts, Valencia and UCSB – University of California Santa Barbara more soon…

Summer Course “Early Music” in Springiersbach

August, 4-10/ 2019 monastery of the Carmelites in Springiersbach/ near Wittlich, Germany: with Lucia Mense/ recorder, Holger Faust-Peters/ viola da gamba, Alexander Puliaev/ harpsichord, Katsia Prakopchyk/ baroque mandoline The classes offer: individual lessons – technique lessons – correpetition with A. Puliaev – chamber music – opening concert of the teachers and final concert of the participants […]

Recorder & Harpsichord

Lucia Mense – recorder and Alexander Puliaev – harpsichord/ pianoforte

Lucia Mense and Alexander Puliaev first met during their studies at the Sweelinck Konservatorium in Amsterdam. Since then they concertize in Germany, Europe, the Baltic States and Russia.

The flyer of Springiersbacher Summer Course 2019 is available!…


03/01/2019, 8 p. m., Schwäbisch Hall, Comburg: Dozenten-Abend with Katharina Dustmann, Steven Player, Sandra Distler, Lucia Mense, Heide Rieth, Christian Lontzek and Ian Harrison 02/23/2019, 7:30 p.m., Nieder-Olm, Cath. Church St. Franziskus and 02/24/2019, 5:00 p.m., Brühl, Kapitelsaal/ Rathaus Ich spür ain Tier – Von Monstern, Visionen und Minnefantasien Songs, Cansos and instrumental music by […]

Improvisation in Early Music

Improvisation in medieval styles – as part of Sackpfeifertage, Schwäbisch Hall, march 1-4/ 2019: Improvisation of melodies with typical motives of the modes – accompaniment with borduns and in the manner of the Organa – medieval counterpoint (discantus-style) Improvisation in baroque times – as part of  Summer Course in Springiersbacher, august 4-10/ 2019: Improvisation with the patterns and harmony series of […]


Electronic Counterpoint

A recording of the concert “Electronic Counterpoint”, reiheM/ Köln

New works for recorder and live-electronics

by Ulrich Krieger, Marc Sabat, Manfred Stahnke, Georg Hajdu and Sascha Lemke
Label satelita, 2011

Tristan & Iseult

About Love and Treason

Based on the original epos by Gottfried von Straßburg. By the magic of a Love potion the knight Tristan and princess Isolde fall deeply in love…

actor – Thomas Höft
soprano, harp – Miriam Andersén
baritone – Raitis Grigalis
fiddle – Susanne Ansorg
flute, concept – Lucia Mense

Premiere at the Kölner Fest für Alte Musik 2018…

Ars Choralis Coeln

Ars Choralis Coeln – a women schola whose „unmistakable qualities are shown in variety of sound colours with balanced but individual timbres of voices, a vocal unity in terms of intonation, subtle musicality, following the means of authentic interpretation“ (Detlef Bielefeld).

Next concert:
05/12/19, at 6 p.m. Mülheim a. d. Ruhr…