Arias and concertos from Handel and Vivaldi (Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano)

Conducted by Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra performs arias from George Frideric Handel, German-born, British Baroque composer; and concertos from Antonio Vivaldi, Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric who born in Venice. Mezzo-Soprano: Magdalena Kožená.

Handel – 6 Organ Concertos (Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester)

Accompanied by the Münchener Bach-Orchester (Munich Bach Orchestra), the German conductor, choirmaster, organist, and harpsichordist Karl Richter (15 October 1926 – 15 February 1981) plays Handel organ concertos Op 7, HWV 306–311, refer to the six organ concertos for organ and orchestra composed by George Frideric Handel. Richter also conducts the orchestra. Recorded in 1972.

Khatia Buniatishvili – Live at iTunes Festival (September 30, 2014)

A live performance by the Georgian classical pianist Khatia Buniatishvili at iTunes Festival, September 30, 2014. She played pieces from Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Händel, Ravel and Bach.

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.

Handel – Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283 (The English Concert)

Conducted by Howard Arman, London based baroque orchestra with period instruments, The English Concert and Choir perform George Frideric Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum (HWV 283), a setting of the canticle Te Deum in D major composed in 1743.

Handel – Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (European Union Baroque Orchestra & Choir of Clare College)

Conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen, European Union Baroque Orchestra and Choir of Clare College perform Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (HWV 74), a secular cantata composed by George Frideric Handel to a libretto by Ambrose Philips. Soloist: Alex Potter, countertenor. Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht in St. Martin’s Cathedral, Utrecht, 31 August 2013.