Jane Clark, founder of Janiculum, is well known as a harpsichord recitalist in Europe and the USA.
Her research into the music of François Couperin and Domenico Scarlatti has received international recognition. The Scarlatti CD reflects her knowledge of Spanish folk music.
She has played the complete Pièces de Clavecin of François Couperin on several occasions and her research on the background to the pieces is published in 'The Mirror of Human Life' Reflections on François Couperin's Pièces de Clavecin, in which she is joined by Professor Derek Connon.
She has given recitals and lectures extensively in the USA including The Fine Arts Museum in Boston, The Frick Collection in New York, Indiana State University at Bloomington, Southern Methodist University in Dallas and The Round Top Festival Institute in Texas. She has taught, lectured and played at summer courses including the Dartington International Summer School, Fort Bergwin, New Mexico and the Aston Magna Academy at Yale.
She has published articles in many journals including Early Music and Early Music Today.
She founded Janiculum initially to perform the unpublished music she had discovered during her research on The Grand Tour. It takes its name from the hill in Rome.