Orphénica Lyra – Music in the Court of Carlos V

A beautiful concert titled “Music in the Court of Carlos V”, by the early music ensemble Orphénica Lyra (focused on the Spanish repertoire of the Renaissance and Baroque). Conductor: José Miguel Moreno, the Spanish specialist of historical plucked string instruments, such as the vihuela, lute, theorbo, and guitars. Concert recorded on September 20, 2000, in […]

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 – Nisi dominus for alto and orchestra, RV 608 (Carlos Mena & Ricercar Consort)

Spanish countertenor Carlos Mena sings Antonio Vivaldi’s “Nisi dominus” for alto and orchestra, RV 608. Belgian instrumental ensemble Ricercar Consort conducted by Philippe Pierlot.