Europa Galante is well known for its spirited interpretations of baroque classics.The orchestra began its career with an innovative interpretation of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Europa Galante do have a large repertoire that includes pieces like Cavalli’s Operas, Caldara’s Oratorios, Scarlatti’s Oratorios and concertos, Chamber music, and during the last years even Bellini’s Norma, and Donizetti’s Anna Bolena.
Europa Galante first record for the OPUS 111 French label, and after record for 10 years of Virgin Classics with repertoire like Vivaldi’s Stravaganza, Scarlatti’s “Concerti e Sinfonie”, and Boccherini’s Quintets as well as operas like Vivaldi’s Bajazet and Ercole sul Termodonte. Their records have won an impressive list of international awards. They have been nominated twice for a Grammy Award in 2004 and in 2006.
Now Europa Galante collaborates with the label GLOSSA; releases include: 2013 “Il diario di Chiara” (Music from La Pietà in Venice in the 18th century) and 2014 “The Farewells concerts” of Vivaldi (Concertos from the Conte Collalto Catalogue).
Europa Galante has perform together with soloists like Roberta Invernizzi, Vivica Genaux, Ian Bostridge, Sonia Prina, Philippe Jaroussky. Photo: europagalante.com