Bach: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 [Vilde Frang]

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.

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.

Dall’Abaco: Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5 – No. 6 in D major (Bremer Barockorchester)

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.

Catherine Bott performs Zerfließe, mein Herze from Bach’s St John Passion BWV 245

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 …

Michael Chance performs Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott (Matthäus-Passion)

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.