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 …
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.
Widely considered one of the great violinists of the 20th century, Yehudi Menuhin performs Chaconne (Ciaccona) from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Partita in D minor for solo violin (BWV 1004). Recorded in 1972 in Gstaad, Switzerland.
Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Norwegian classical violinist Vilde Frang performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Recorded at the hr-Sendesaal Frankfurt on December 3, 2021.
Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), the German bassoonist Theo Plath performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in A minor, RV 498. Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Recorded at the hr-Sendesaal Frankfurt on April 8, 2022.
Accompanied by the Imaginarium Ensemble, French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky performs Antonio Vivaldi’s Longe mala, umbrae, terrores, RV 629. Violin and conductor: Enrico Onofri. Recorded during the 2016 Festival d’Ambronay.
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.
A guitar recital by the Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović. Live from St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco, California, March 28, 2021. Provided by Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts.
San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Italian late Baroque era composer Giuseppe Torelli’s Trumpet Concerto in D Major “Estienne Roger 188” with period instruments. Baroque trumpet: Dominic Favia.
Bremer Barockorchester performs Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5 – No. 6 in D major by the Italian baroque composer Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco. Recorded at the Unser Lieben Frauen Church in Bremen on October 2nd, 2020.