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Beethoven – Missa Solemnis (Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Capella Amsterdam)

Conducted by Daniel Reuss, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and Cappella Amsterdam perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123. Soloists: Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Marianne Beate Kielland (alto), Thomas Walker (tenor) and David Wilson-Johnson (bass). Recorded during the AVROTROS Friday concert on October 14, 2016 at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. Published by the AVROTROS Klassiek.
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Mozart – Le nozze di Figaro (Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Kenneth Montgomery)

Conducted by Kenneth Montgomery, Amsterdam-based Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and Chorus performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Italian: Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786. The Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838), the Italian, later American opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest. Recorded at the TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht on October 17, 2015. Published by AVROTROS Klassiek.
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Haydn – Symphony No. 88 (Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen)

Conducted by Frans Brüggen, Orchestra of the 18th Century plays Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 88 in G major (Hoboken 1/88), occasionally referred to as The Letter V referring to an older method of cataloguing Haydn’s symphonic output.
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Mendelssohn – Symphony No 4 in A major – the “Italian” (Brüggen)

Conducted by Frans Brüggen, one of the foremost experts in the performance of eighteenth century music, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century (Dutch: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw) plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, commonly known as the Italian.
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