Lea Desandre & Cecilia Bartoli: De Bottis: “Io piango” – “Io peno”

Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli joins the French-Italian mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre with Thomas Dunford and the ensemble Jupiter in the world premiere recording of the delicate mezzo-soprano duet “Io piango” – “Io peno” by Giuseppe de Bottis (1678-1753), from his 1707 opera Mitilene, Regina delle Amazzoni.

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D minor, RV 242 [Enrico Onofri, Il Giardino Armonico & Giovanni Antonini]

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (English: The Harmonious Garden) performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in D minor, RV 242, “per Pisendel”. Soloist: Enrico Onofri, the Italian violinist and conductor specializing in Baroque music. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini. In this performance, which took place in 2000 at the Musikverein, Vienna, period instruments were used.

Glenn Gould performs Bach – Harpsichord Concerto No. 7

Accompanied by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, one of the most famous and celebrated pianists of the 20th century, Canadian classical pianist Glenn Gould performs Johan Sebastian Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058. Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann. It was Gould’s first color telecast. Recorded during the “The Canada Centennial Concert” to celebrate the …

Devieilhe and Desandre record “Per abbatter il rigore” from Handel’s Aminta e Fillide

Accompanied by the Baroque music ensemble Le Concert d’Astrée, French operatic coloratura soprano Sabine Devieilhe and Franco-Italian mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre record “Per abbatter il rigore” from Aminta e Fillide, a secular cantata in 11 movements written by the German-British Baroque composer George Frideric Handel. Conductor and harpsichord: Emmanuelle Haïm. Devieilhe and Desandre’s album “The Italian …

Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Dalza, Handel, and Merula

Musicians of the renowned Baroque music Ensemble Les Arts Florissants perform pieces from Baroque era composers Claudio Monteverdi, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Joan Ambrosio Dalza, George Frideric Handel, and Tarquinio Merula. Published by the Les Arts Florissants channel.