Christmas in Vienna 2016: the complete concert, produced and broadcast by the ORF. Soloists: Angela Denoke (soprano), Vesselina Kasarova (soprano), Noah Stewart (tenor), Günter Haumer (baritone). Wiener Sängerknaben (Vienna Boys’ Choir), Wiener Singakademie (chorus of Vienna Singing Academy) and ORF Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien (ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna). Conductor: Erwin Ortner.
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American countertenor Christopher Lowrey and San Fransisco based early music ensemble Voices of Music perform “Ombra mai fu”, the opening aria from the 1738 opera Serse by George Frideric Handel. A 4K, Ultra HD video from the Voices of Music “Art of the Countertenor” concert, March, 2016.
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Conducted by William Christie, French Baroque musical ensemble Les Arts Florissants performs Susanna (HWV 66), a sacred oratorio in three acts, by George Frideric Handel, in English. Broadcast by Mezzo, 2009.
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Arias and concertos from the Baroque period composers George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi and Claudio Monteverdi. Magdalena Kožená: mezzo-soprano, Anna Fusek: flautino. Czech early music orchestra and choir Collegium 1704 conducted by Andrea Marcon.
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French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and Spanish soprano Nuria Rial sing Baroque era arias from Handel, Strozzi, Ferrari and Caccini. Orchestra: Jaroussky’s own Early Music Ensemble L’Ensemble Artaserse.
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Freiburg Baroque Orchestra (Freiburger Barockorchester) and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform George Frideric Handel’s Celebration Marchs during the BBC Proms 2007. Soloists: Kate Royal (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor). Conductors: Gottfried von der Goltz and Rachel Podger.
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Conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir perform Bach, Rameau and Handel. Recorded live on June 22, 2014 during the Versailles Festival at the Palace of Versailles.
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Accompanied by the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Ombra mai fu, the opening aria from the 1738 opera Serse by George Frideric Handel. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
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Conducted by Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra performs arias and concertos from George Frideric Handel, German-born, British Baroque composer; and Antonio Vivaldi, Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric who born in Venice. Mezzo-Soprano: Magdalena Kožená.
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German conductor, choirmaster, organist, and harpsichordist Karl Richter (15 October 1926 – 15 February 1981) plays Handel organ concertos Op 7, HWV 306–311, refer to the six organ concertos for organ and orchestra composed by George Frideric Handel. Münchener Bach-Orchester also conducted by Karl Richter, 1972.
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