Voix haute: Jaroussky and Rial, Ensemble Artaserse

French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and Spanish soprano Nuria Rial sing Baroque era arias from Handel, Strozzi, Ferrari, and Caccini. Orchestra: Jaroussky’s own Early Music Ensemble L’Ensemble Artaserse.

Christina Pluhar and L’Arpeggiata – Via Crucis

Clips from Via Crucis, the 2010 album of L’Arpeggiata, European early music ensemble led by Christina Pluhar, the Austrian theorbist and conductor. Guest singers are Nuria Rial, Philippe Jaroussky, Marco Beasley, The King’s Singers and Barbara Furtuna Corsican male voice quartet. Published by Virgin Classics. The album received 5 stars from the Amazon.com customers, and …

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 …

Two versions of De Antequera sale el Moro (Morales/Fuenllana)

De Antequera sale el Moro is a beautiful Spanish renaissance song, composed by the Spanish composer Cristóbal de Morales (1500-1553) and arranged for vihuela by the Spanish vihuelist and composer Miguel de Fuenllana (1500–1579). Here are the two beautiful versions of the song.

Teatro d’Amore – Nuria Rial and Philippe Jaroussky, L’Arpeggiata conducted by Christina Pluhar

Teatro d’Amore – a concert by the Spanish soprano Nuria Rial and the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky. The European early music ensemble L’Arpeggiata conducted by Christina Pluhar.