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.
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 on April 14, 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.
Accompanied by the Italian period ensemble Accademia Bizantina, German countertenor Andreas Scholl sings arias and songs by Henry Purcell, the English baroque era composer. Conductor: Stefano Montanari. Directed by Olivier Simonnet and Broadcast by ARTE, 2009.
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Antonio Vivaldi’s “Vedrò con mio diletto” (English: I will see with joy) on French TV on February 28th, 2007. Later on that evening, he is awarded the 2007 best French lyrical artist.
Early music ensemble Le Poème Harmonique performs Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s grand polyphonic motet Te Deum (H. 146) in D major (probably between 1688 and 1698) and Jean-Baptiste Lully’s 1677 work “Te Deum”. Conductor: Vincent Dumestre.