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      Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

      London Baroque Festival I: Vivaldi’s Women

      The Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi (aka Vivaldi’s Women) and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, directed from the violin by Kati Debretzeni, present an all-Vivaldi program. The music was written for the orphanage Ospedale della Pietà in Venice. Boys were trained for a job in the wider world, but girls either married or stayed […]

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      Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi Choir

      London Baroque Festival II: Vivaldi’s Women II

      Journey into a lost sound-world: Vivaldi’s Gloria is one of the most popular of choral works, yet no-one knows for certain exactly how it sounded to the ears of its composer, written as it was for female performers of a Venetian orphanage. Tonight, the Oxford-based all-female choir Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi, which specializes in recreating […]

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      Recent Programs

      Dirck Hals, Music-Making Company on a Terrace, 1620-1625

      Dirck Hals, Music-Making Company on a Terrace, 1620-1625

      2014 Music in Paradise Festival VII: The “Danish” Telemann

      Telemann had many friends in Denmark with whom he corresponded regularly. His music was promoted in Denmark by one such acquaintance, the royal chapelmaster Johann Adolf Scheibe (1708-1776). Tonight, we’ll hear one of the 22 cantatas in the Arhus collection that isnt referenced in any other Telemann source. Also music by Martini, Aber, and Johann […]

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      Hackbrettspieler Komalé Akakpo

      Hackbrettspieler Komalé Akakpo

      2014 Music In Paradise Festival VI: The Baroque Psaltery

      Call it tympanon, hackbrett, cymbalon, dulcimer, or zither, tonight’s program features the Munich-based Komalé Akakpo in a solo recital of 17th-century works played on the hammered dulcimer. Recorded live in concert August 21, 2014 as part of the 12th annual Music In Paradise Festival, held during the last two weeks of August in Seminary Church, […]

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      Bolette Roed

      Bolette Roed

      2014 Music in Paradise Festival V: Scarlatti in Spain

      For over a quarter of a century, Domenico Scarlatti lived in Spain. There he was known as Domingo Escarlatti. Tonight on Baroque&Before, we hear a program of solo and chamber music by Scarlatti and his Spanish contemporaries Vicente Adán and Antonio (Padre) Soler. Recorded live in concert August 24, 2014 as part of the 12th […]

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      Angélique Mauillon of Ground Floor

      Angélique Mauillon of Ground Floor

      2014 Music in Paradise Festival IV: French Baroque with Ground Floor

      Vocal and instrumental music of the 16th- and 17-century French Baroque, presented by Ground Floor, an early music group of 7 vocalists and instrumentalists, joined by special guest VivaBiancaLuna Biffi. Recorded live in concert August 21, 2014 as part of the 12th annual Music In Paradise Festival, held during the last two weeks of August […]

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