Bach – Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut, BWV 113 (Magdalena Kožená, John Eliot Gardiner)

Conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir perform Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut (Lord Jesus Christ, O highest good), BWV 113, a church cantata composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Soloists: Magdalena Kožená: soprano, William Towers: countertenor, Mark Padmore: tenor, Stephan Loges: bass. Recorded in HD at St Davids Cathedral […]

Handel, Vivaldi and Monteverdi: Arias and concertos with Magdalena Kožená and Anna Fusek

Arias and concertos from the Baroque period composers George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi and Claudio Monteverdi. Magdalena Kožená: mezzo-soprano, Anna Fusek: flautino. Czech early music orchestra and choir Collegium 1704 conducted by Andrea Marcon.

Mahler – Symphony No 4 (Abbado conducts Lucerne Festival Orchestra)

Conducted by the legendary Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major. Mezzo-soprano: Magdalena Kožená. Live recording from the Lucerne Festival, August 2009.

Lettere Amorose (17th Century Italian Music) – Mezzo-Soprano: Magdalena Kožená

Accompanied by the early music ensemble Private Musicke, Czech mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená sings 17th century Italian arias. Musicians: Pierre Pitzl (baroque guitar and conductor), Daniel Pilz (lute), Hugh Sandilands (baroque guitar), Norbert Zeilberger (harpsichord), Reinhild Waldek (baroque harp) and Richard Myron (viola da gamba).

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.