Tarquinio Merula – Ciaccona (Il Giardino Armonico)

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (The Harmonious Garden) plays Tarquinio Merula’s (24 November 1595 – 10 December 1665) Ciaccona, Op.12 No.20. A beautiful video from “Il Giardino Armonico: Music of the Italian Baroque (2000)”, Paul Fenkart. Enjoy!

Vivaldi – Violin Concerto in D major, RV 208 – Il Giardino Armonico

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (English: the Harmonious Garden) plays Antonio Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in D major, RV 208 “Grosso Mogul”. Violin: Enrico Onofri, conductor: Giovanni Antonini. It is the eleventh of Twelve Concertos, Op. 7, a collection of concertos written by the Italian Baroque composer in 1716-1717.

Vivaldi – Cello concerto in A minor, RV 419 (Il Giardino Armonico)

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (The Harmonious Garden) plays Antonio Vivaldi’s Cello concerto in A minor, RV 419. Soloist (cello): Christophe Coin. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.

Vivaldi – Concerto for Four Violins and Cello in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10 (RV 580) (Il Giardino Armonico)

Conducted by Giovanni Antonini, the pioneering Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (“The Harmonious Garden”) plays Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins and Cello in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10 (RV 580), the tenth of L’Estro Armonico (Harmonic Inspiration), Op. 3, a collection of twelve concertos for one, two and four violins written […]

“Viva Vivaldi!” – Cecilia Bartoli and “Il Giardino Armonico”

“Viva Vivaldi!” – Cecilia Bartoli, Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano opera singer & recitalist and “Il Giardino Armonico” (English: “The Harmonious Garden”), the Italian early music ensemble founded by Giovanni Antonini. Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris. Conducted by: Giovanni Antonini. Directed by: Brian Large.

Il Giardino Armonico plays Telemann, Vivaldi and Bach at Schwetzingen Festspiele

Italian early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico (English: The Harmonious Garden) plays concertos and a suite from the Baroque era giants, Georg Philipp Telemann, Antonio Vivaldi and Johann Sebastian Bach at Schwetzingen Festspiele (Schwetzingen festival). Conductor (also the founder member of the ensemble): Giovanni Antonini.