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      Phantasm Consort of Viols / photo: Marco Borggreve

      William Lawes and Other Eccentrics

      Phantasm Consort of Viols, founded in 1994 by Laurence Dreyfus, presents works by William Lawes and Other Eccentrics — John Jenkins, Thomas Tomkins, and Orlando Gibbons among them. Recorded live in concert January 27, 2014 in Prague’s St. Agnes of Bohemia Convent. PROGRAM William Lawes (1602-1645) Consort Sett No 2 a 5 in A minor […]

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      Ensemble Les Récréations

      Que te se taise a sa présence: Charpentier and Clérambault

      The Zurich Vocal Ensemble and Les Récréations present works by French Baroque composers Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Louis-Nicolas Clérambault. Recorded live in concert 23 January 2014 in Zurich’s St. Peter’s Church PROGRAM Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749) Sonata in G: La Félicité • Lentement • Allegro • Gavotte Marc-Antoine Charpentier Pastorale sur la Naissance de N.S.J.C., H 483 […]

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      Vox Luminis Baroque Vocal Ensemble

      Carlo Gesualdo: Tortured Devotion

      Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, could indulge his passion for music to the full, without having to conform to the tastes and whims of a patron. Alone in his castle, he developed an intensely expressive but increasingly eccentric music, filled with unusual harmonic twists and rhythmic contrasts that would not again […]

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      Recent Programs

      'Il primo libro de madrigali'

      El Parnaso Español

      Works for accompanied and a capella voices by Mateu Fletxa (el Jove) and Pedro Ruymonte, as well as Claudio Monteverdi’s Sestina for “La Romanina,” Caterina Martinelli. Recorded live in concert February 11, 2012 at Madrid’s Teatro Monumental. PROGRAM Mateu Fletxa “el Jove” (1530-1604) Alza doglioso canto Pedro Ruymonte (1565-1627) ¿Has visto al despuntar? En este […]

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      Josep Vicent Giner and members of ONCA

      Josep Vicent Giner and members of ONCA

      Organ Works by Handel and Bach

      Organist Josep Vicent Giner joins L’Orquestra Nacional Clàssica d’Andorra (ONCA)  for a program of organ works by Bach and Handel. Recorded live in concert August 17, 2013 in the Basilica of the Santa Maria Abbey at Monteserrat as part of the 2013 Montserrat International Organ Festival. Organized with the collaboration of the 14th International Organ […]

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      Concentus Musicus Wien (photo: Joachim Baumann)

      Concentus Musicus Wien (photo: Joachim Baumann)

      Concentus Musicus Wien & Baroque Austria!

      The Vienna Concentus Musicus, founded in 1953 by the late Nikolaus Harnoncourt, offers a program of works by Romanus Weichlein, Georg Muffat, and Johann Joseph Fux: Baroque composers active in Austria. There’s also an excursion to England to hear the Dioclesian Suite of Henry Purcell. The opening concert of the 2016 Stockholm Early Music Festival, […]

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      Jordi Savall

      Jordi Savall

      Jordi Savall / Dialogue of Souls: Music of the Muslims, Jews, and Christians of the Mediterranean

      After the fall in the 16th century of Sepharad and Al-Andalus in what is now Spain, the Mediterranean Sea, which previously had been the center of the cultural universe, was reduced to a battlefield and barrier separating cultures. Jordi Savall and Hesperiòn XXI explore the music arising from the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian traditions of […]

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