Conducted by Jordi Savall, the orchestra with period instruments, Le Concert des Nations and La Capella Reial de Catalunya perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat, BWV 243, a musical setting of the biblical canticle Magnificat and one of Bach’s most popular choral works. Soloists: Hanna Bayodi-Hirt and Johannette Zomer (soprano), Damien Guillon (countertenor) (alto), David Murderloh […]
An early music concert: Folies d’Espagne – conducted by Jordi Savall, international early music ensemble Hespèrion XXI performs folias from Spain. La Folía (Spanish), also folies d’Espagne (French), Follies of Spain (English) or Follia (Italian), is one of the oldest remembered European musical themes, or primary material, generally melodic, of a composition, on record.
Conducted by Jordi Savall, international early music ensemble Hespèrion XXI and the orchestra with period instruments Le Concert des Nations perform Messe et motets pour la Vierge (mass and motets for the Virgin) by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Recorded at the Le Chateau de Versailles in 2004. Directed by Olivier Simonnet and broadcast by MEZZO.
Conducted by Jordi Savall, the La Capella Reial de Catalunya (accompanied with the period instrument ensemble Le Concert des Nations, also conducted by Savall) performs Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (SV 318), sometimes called La favola d’Orfeo, a late Renaissance/early Baroque favola in musica, or opera, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. Written in 1607 for a […]
Conducted by Jordi Savall, Le Concert des Nations ensemble plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major), K. 525, a 1787 composition for a chamber ensemble.
Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in B minor, BWV 232”, a musical setting of the complete Ordinary of the Latin Mass. Le Concert des Nations & La Capella Reial de Catalunya; conducted by Jordi Savall. Recorded at the Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne on July 19, 2011.
A strikingly beautiful performance by Jordi Savall and his ensemble “Le Concert des Nations”, an orchestra with period instruments. Lachrimae Caravaggio – “Caravaggio’s tears”. Festival de Maguelone, 2012. It is a project by Jordi Savall involving musical and verbal illustration of seven paintings by the Renaissance Italian painter Michelangelo Caravaggio (Milan, 29 September 1571 – […]
Johann Sebastian Bach’s The musical offering, BWV 1079, performed by Le Concert des Nations, an orchestra with period instruments. Conductor: Jordi Savall.