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 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 …