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.
British soprano and Baroque specialist Catherine Bott performs “Zerfließe, mein Herze” from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passio secundum Joannem or St John Passion (German: Johannes-Passion), BWV 245, a Passion or oratorio, the older of the surviving Passions by Bach (first performed on April 7, 1724). Brandenberg Consort conducted by Stephen Cleobury. Recorded at the King’s College …
English countertenor Michael Chance performs “Erbarme dich, mein Gott” (English: Have mercy, my God), an aria for contralto, solo violin, strings (originally 2 violins and 1 viola), and basso continuo, from Johann Sebastian Bach’s 1727 sacred oratorio “Matthäus-Passion” (English: St Matthew Passion), BWV 244.
French mezzo-soprano Anne-Sophie Honoré performs Sébastien Le Camus’ “Laissez durer la nuit par” (English: let the night last). This performance was recorded on May 21, 2018.