Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, BWV 1017 (Zimmermann, Pace)

German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann and the Italian pianist Enrico Pace play Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata No. 4 in C Minor for Violin and Piano, BWV 1017. Recorded in 2008 in the library of the more than 300-year-old Polling Monastery, which is one of the most beautiful baroque rooms in Germany.

Vivaldi – Stabat Mater – Philippe Pierlot, Carlos Mena & Ricercar Consort

Antonio Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater for solo alto and orchestra, RV 621; performed by the Spanish countertenor Carlos Mena and Ricercar Consort, the Belgian instrumental ensemble conducted by Philippe Pierlot, the French flutist and first flute of the Orchestre National de France.

Vivaldi: Four Seasons [Janine Jansen with Amsterdam Sinfonietta]

Dutch violinist and violist Janine Jansen and Amsterdam Sinfonietta perform Antonio Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” (Italian: Le quattro stagioni) on June 24, 2014 at Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival (International Chamber Music Festival) Utrecht at TivoliVredenburg, a music venue in Utrecht.

Lorenzo Regazzo sings “Sorge infausta una procella” from Handel’s “Orlando”

Venice-born Italian opera singer Lorenzo Regazzo sings “Sorge infausta una procella”, Zoroastro’s aria from Orlando, George Frideric Handel’s opera seria in three acts. Concerto Italiano conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini. Oratorio del Gonfalone, Rome, March 2008.

Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor [Vesko Eschkenazy]

Accompanied by the Concertgebouw Kamerorkest (Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra), the Bulgarian violinist Vesko Eschkenazy performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041. Recorded on 14 April 2013 at the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Published by the AVROTROS Klassiek channel.

Handel: Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283 [Händelfestspielorchester & Howard Arman]

To mark the 250th anniversary of the death of George Frideric Handel, Howard Arman conducts a fantastic performance of the “Dettingen Te Deum” at the Marktkirche in Halle in the year 2009. Three choirs join forces accompanied by The English Concert and the Händelfestspielorchester – around 200 musicians perform in the chancel of this magnificent …

Bach: Cantatas BWV 179, 199, and 113 [Gardiner]

Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner, the English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei (See to it, that your fear of God be not hypocrisy), BWV 179; Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut (My heart swims in blood), BWV 199; and Herr Jesu Christ, du …