(HIPP = Historically-Informed Performance Practice.)

I love living in Switzerland. It’s a society where the arts and culture are well nurtured and still highly valued.

The “HIPhip” articles in De Swaen’s concert programmes were popular with audiences and have been read by many online. Not much of what I’ve written has been made public since then. HOPP HIPP will be a kind of blog to air some thoughts on aspects of HIPP. Yes, there’s an extra “p” now. But before the navel-gazing can begin, the rest of the website must be built.....