Emőke Baráth performs “Scherza in mar la navicella” from Handel’s Lotario

Hungarian soprano Emőke Baráth performs the aria “Scherza in mar la navicella” from Handel’s 1729 opera Lotario (“Lothair”), HWV 26. In the album Dualità, Baráth is joined by the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky as conductor of his Ensemble Artaserse in captivating arias for the female voice, embodying roles both male and female.

Bruch: Violin concerto No. 1 (Maxim Vengerov)

Accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Russian-born Israeli violinist Maxim Vengerov performs German Romantic era composer Max Bruch’s (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920) Violin concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, one of the most popular violin concertos in the classical repertoire. Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado. Excerpt from the concert given …

Albinoni: Adagio (Lviv Virtuosos)

Conducted by Sergei Burko, the Lviv Virtuosos Academic Chamber Orchestra performs Tomaso Albinoni’s Adagio in G minor for organ and strings. Organ: Olena Matseliukh. The piece is a neo-Baroque composition commonly attributed to the 18th-century Venetian master Tomaso Albinoni (8 June 1671 – 17 January 1751) but actually composed by 20th-century musicologist and Albinoni biographer …

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 (Jonian Ilias Kadesha)

Accompanied by the CHAARTS Chamber Artists, the Greek-Albanian violinist Jonian Ilias Kadesha performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216. Conductor: Gábor Takács-Nagy. Recorded during the Boswiler Sommer Festival 2018. Concertmaster: Max Baillie.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 with period instruments (Jordi Savall with Le Concert des Nations) (2021)

Conducted by Jordi Savall, Le Concert des Nations and Vox Bona Chamber Choir perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 with period instruments. With the final chorus based on Friedrich Schiller’s poem “An die Freude”, Beethoven’s 9th symphony is regarded by many critics and musicologists as the composer’s greatest work …