Located in Berlin, the Lautten Compagney was founded being a lute duo by lutenists Wolfgang Katschner and Hans-Werner Apel in 1984. Since that time, a whole orchestra is continuing to grow up around its founders, but Lautten Compagney continues to execute being a duo every once in awhile. Nonetheless, they have made its popularity being a Baroque period ensemble of the best quality, with Katschner and Apel portion as co-leaders as well as the backbone from the continuo. Within this framework they possess participated in revivals of small or unidentified Baroque operas of Handel, Bontempi, Hasse, and Pallavacino furthermore to renovated realizations of even more familiar works such as for example Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden and Monteverdi’s Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda. Lautten Compagney in addition has set up itself as a superb group for the accompaniment of competent singers, such as for example Suzie le Blanc, Lynne Dawson, and Maite Beaumont. Among many uncommon tasks Lautten Compagney took on was a 2002 concert marrying Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri to modern Dutch and German video artwork. The group offers documented for Berlin Classics, New Classical Journeys, Claves, Coviello Classics, CPO, and Capriccio.