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      Flutist Polina Gorschkova, harpsichordist Yo Hirano, viola da gambist Oksana Vasilkova of Bremen's Academy for Ancient Music

      Musicadia II: Music at the London, Paris, and Berlin Courts

      Tonight, the second of three concerts from the 2013 Musicadia Early Music Days series. Held every other year, it’s presented by a collaboration among Radio Bremen, German Radio Kultur, the College of Arts and the Bremen Sendesaal auditorium, and is curatored are virtuoso viola da gambist Hille Perl and Renate Wolter-Seevers, executive producer at Radio […]

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      Las Meninas

      Musicadia III: The Imperial Marriage of the Habsburg & Spanish Empires

      Tonight, the last of three concerts from the 2013 Musicadia Early Music Days series. Ensemble Chelycus presents The Imperial Marriage of Spain and the Habsburg Monarchy. Recorded live in concert November 11, 2013 in Radio Bremen’s Broadcasting Hall. PROGRAM Bartolomé de Selma y Salaverde (~1585-~1638) Sonata a tre Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (~1623-1680) Serenata con altre […]

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      Edward Poynter: Orpheus and Eurydice

      Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Orpheus

      On tonight’s program, we feature Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s second setting of the Orpheus legend. Tempo Restauro Consort and vocal soloists present the Russian premiere of La Descente d’Orphée aux enfers, a chamber opera in two acts of the descent of Orpheus into the underworld to rescue his bride Eurydice and return her to the land of […]

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      Recent Programs

      Viola da gambist Hille Perl

      Viola da gambist Hille Perl

      Musicadia I: The Everlasting Harmony Between East and West — European and Ottoman Court Music from the 16th – 18th Centuries

      Viola da gambist Hille Perl and theorbist Lee Santana are joined by the traditional Turkish music ensemble Izmir Baroque for a program of European and Ottoman Palace music from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Recorded live in concert November 11, 2013, in Radio Bremen’s Broadcasting Hall, this is the first of three concerts from […]

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      Ensemble Alia Mvsica

      Ensemble Alia Mvsica

      El Alma lastimada: The Wounded Soul. Music from the Sephardic Diaspora

      Ensemble Alia Musica features a selection of mystical and paraliturgical poems by the most important Hispano-Judeo poets of medieval Spain, including Abraham Ibn Ezrá, Yehudá Haleví, and Salomón Ibn Gabiról. Recorded live in concert August 7, 2011 at the Hermitage of San Pedro in Cicera (Cantabria) Spain. PROGRAM Yehudà Ibn Abbás (12th century) ‘Et sa’aré […]

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      Soprano Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli

      Soprano Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli

      Lagrime Amare: Early Baroque Masterpieces from the Ottoman and Holy Roman Empires

      Soprano Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli, oudist and percussionist Mehmet C. Yesilçay, and theorbist and Baroque guitarist Simone Vallerotonda offer a program of late Renaissance and early Baroque masterpieces from Italy, Poland, and Turkey. Recorded live in concert June 30 2013 at Brohleck Castle, Bad Breisig. PROGRAM Girolomo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)                                                                                                                                                                   Excerpts from Primo libro d’arie musicali                                                                                                                                                              Entro […]

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      Members of Capilla Cayrasco

      Members of Capilla Cayrasco

      Cuenca Religious Music Week, II: Capilla Cayrasco

      Of the Secret Consolations of the Soul: Renaissance Music in the Valois Court” is presented by Capilla Cayrasco, a chamber choir of twelve voices, interpreting some of the most beautiful polyphonic works by Ockeghem and Josquin, two of the most important composers of the Flemish Renaissance. Recorded live in concert April 4, 2015 in Cuenca’s […]

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