Händel: Solomon [Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Groot Omroepkoor, Peter Dijkstra]

Conducted by Peter Dijkstra, the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, and Groot Omroepkoor performs Georg Friedrich Händel‘s Solomon, HWV 67, an oratorio composed in 1748 and first performed in 1749. This performance was recorded during an AVROTROS Friday Concert on February 4, 2022, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans [Venice Monteverdi Academy Choir, Chamber Orchestra Lorenzo Da Ponte, Roberto Zarpellon]

Conducted by Roberto Zarpellon, the Venice Monteverdi Academy Choir and the Chamber Orchestra Lorenzo Da Ponte perform Antonio Vivaldi’s Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie (Judith triumphant over the barbarians of Holofernes), RV 644, an oratorio which the only survivor of the four that he is known to have composed. This epic performance was recorded at …

Vivaldi: Four Seasons [Alexandra Conunova, Orchestre International de Genève]

Accompanied by the Orchestre International de Genève, the Moldovan violinist Alexandra Conunova performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Italian: Le quattro stagioni), a group of four violin concerti. This performance was recorded on August 2, 2015, at the Saint-Ursanne “Piano Festival”. Sound and Video: Eliyah Reichen for Beyond Groove Productions.

Telemann: Concerto for Traverso and Recorder in E minor, TWV 52:e1 [Bremer Barockorchester]

The Bremer Barockorchester performs Georg Philipp Telemann’s Concerto for Recorder and Flute, TWV 52:e1. Soloists: Anninka Fohgrub, recorder; Felipe Egaña, traverso. This performance was recorded during Bremer Barockorchester’s “Music without Borders” concert at the Unser Lieben Frauen Church in Bremen on November 21, 2015.

Vivaldi: Salve Regina [Delphine Galou, Accademia Bizantina]

Accompanied by the early music ensemble Accademia Bizantina, French contralto Delphine Galou sings Antonio Vivaldi’s “Salve Regina, RV 618“, a sacred motet composed around 1720. This performance was recorded at the Rocchetta Mattei, a fortress located on the Northern Apennine Mountains, on a hill that is 407 meters (1,335 feet) above sea level, in the …

Bach: Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013 [Marten Root, Netherlands Bach Society]

One of the Netherlands Bach Society musicians, the Dutch flautist Marten Root performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013. Root performs on a traverso built by Fridtjof Aurin after Pierre Naust, ca. 1700. This performance was recorded for the project All of Bach on November 28, 2015, at the Oude Dorpskerk, …

Carles Trepat Classical Guitar Concert

Spanish classical guitarist Carles Trepat plays pieces from composers like Fernando Sor, Miguel García, Isaac Albéniz, Julián Arcas, and Johann Sebastian Bach. This concert was recorded at the Teatro Colón de A Coruña, Spain, on January 9, 2014. Trepat plays a guitar built by Antonio Torres in 1892.

Pieces from Francesco Cavalli [L’Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar at the Utrecht Early Music Festival]

European early music group led by Christina Pluhar, L’Arpeggiata performs pieces from the Venetian composer and organist Francesco Cavalli. This performance was recorded during the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht (Utrecht Early Music Festival) on August 30, 2016, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. Soloists: Nuria Rial [soprano], Giuseppina Bridelli [mezzo-soprano], Vincenzo Capezzuto [countertenor], Jakub Józef Orliński …