Australia-based Stringspace string quartet musicians performing Pachelbel’s Canon in D major. A beautiful rendition of the Baroque piece.
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.
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.
Accompanied by the Venice Baroque Orchestra, French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings “Alto Giove”, Acis’s aria from Nicola Porpora’s “Polifemo”, an opera seria in three acts. Conductor and harpsichord: Andrea Marcon. Recorded at The Royal Opera of Versailles in 2012, Broadcast by Mezzo TV.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
Teatro d’Amore (The Theater of Love) – a concert by the Spanish soprano Nuria Rial and the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky. The European early music ensemble L’Arpeggiata was conducted by Christina Pluhar.