Did you know there was another composer in late 17th century England with the surname Purcell, besides Henry?
Let’s take a look back in time…to 1640 -- the births of Esther Elizabeth Velkiers and Carolus Hacquart, and the publising of the Bay Psalm Book.
A journey through the Christian holy season with two new recordings.
Let’s take a quick look back in time to the year 1381: the Peasants Revolt in England, two 14th c. writers and theologians, and the music of Matteo da Perugia.
Harmonia heads to Italy for a visit to Naples by way of two recent recordings.
Sonatas by François Couperin and music by his student, François Chauvon.
Chamber music by two of Bach’s sons: Carl Philipp Emmanuel and Johann Christian.
Countertenor Iestyn Davies and bass Christopher Purves in two new recordings with the ensemble Arcangelo.
Let’s take a quick look back to 17th-century Portugal and the legend of the famous love-sick nun, Mariana Alcoforado.
We’re exploring the many faces of love. In its various guises, love is tender, desperate, misguided, sweet, jealous, confusing, funny…you name it!