Vivaldi: Salve Regina [Delphine Galou, Accademia Bizantina]

Accompanied by the early music ensemble Accademia Bizantina, French contralto Delphine Galou sings Antonio Vivaldi’s “Salve Regina, RV 618“, a sacred motet composed around 1720. This performance was recorded at the Rocchetta Mattei, a fortress located on the Northern Apennine Mountains, on a hill that is 407 meters (1,335 feet) above sea level, in the …

Bach: Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013 [Marten Root, Netherlands Bach Society]

One of the Netherlands Bach Society musicians, the Dutch flautist Marten Root performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013. Root performs on a traverso built by Fridtjof Aurin after Pierre Naust, ca. 1700. This performance was recorded for the project All of Bach on November 28, 2015, at the Oude Dorpskerk, …

Carles Trepat Classical Guitar Concert

Spanish classical guitarist Carles Trepat plays pieces from composers like Fernando Sor, Miguel García, Isaac Albéniz, Julián Arcas, and Johann Sebastian Bach. This concert was recorded at the Teatro Colón de A Coruña, Spain, on January 9, 2014. Trepat plays a guitar built by Antonio Torres in 1892.

Pieces from Francesco Cavalli [L’Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar at the Utrecht Early Music Festival]

European early music group led by Christina Pluhar, L’Arpeggiata performs pieces from the Venetian composer and organist Francesco Cavalli. This performance was recorded during the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht (Utrecht Early Music Festival) on August 30, 2016, at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. Soloists: Nuria Rial [soprano], Giuseppina Bridelli [mezzo-soprano], Vincenzo Capezzuto [countertenor], Jakub Józef Orliński …

Bach: Concerto for Two Violins [Kokas, Kelemen]

Accompanied by the Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra, the Hungarian violinists Katalin Kokas and Barnabás Kelemen perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043, also known as the Double Violin Concerto or “Bach Double”. Recorded during the St. Gellert International Music Festival 2022.

Händel: Tornami a vagheggiar [Amanda Forsythe, Apollo’s Fire]

Accompanied by the Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, the American light lyric soprano Amanda Forsythe sings “Tornami a vagheggiar”, a soprano aria from George Frideric Händel‘s 1735 opera Alcina. Recorded in October 2014 at the Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Cleveland Hts., Ohio.