Café Zimmermann (ensemble)

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Café Zimmermann is a French classical music ensemble founded in 1998 by the violinist Pablo Valetti and the harpsichordist Céline Frisch. It is named after the original Zimmermannsches Caffeehaus in Leipzig, of Gottfried Zimmermann. [1] The ensemble has recorded several chamber works by Bach for the Alpha record label.[2] The ensemble is resident at the Grand Théâtre de Provence [fr] in Aix-en-Provence.


  • 2001: Johann Sebastian Bach, Goldberg Variations, 14 canons. Alpha 014.
  • 2001–2011: Bach Chamber Works 6CD
  • 2002: Charles Avison, Concertos in seven parts done from the lessons of Domenico Scarlatti. Alpha 031
  • 2005: J-H. D’Anglebert – J-B. Lully, Pièces pour clavecin et Airs d’Opéra. Alpha 074.
  • 2007: Johann Sebastian Bach, Weltliche Kantaten BWV 30a & BWV 207. Gustav Leonhardt. Alpha 118
  • 2009: Dom Quichotte – Cantates et concertos comiques, Dominique Visse. Alpha 151


  1. ^ Biography
  2. ^ Goldberg: early music magazine – Numéros 26–29 – Page 27 2004 The Cafe Zimmermann has a long-term project to record all the ensemble music Bach conceived in a chamber music ...

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