Harmonia heads to Italy for a visit to Naples by way of two recent recordings.
Music by Alessandro Scarlatti and his son Domenico, performed by the Houston-based early music ensemble, Ars Lyrica.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the most significant arts patrons in Rome during the second half of the 17th Century.
One of the 17th Century’s most famous women—her life, arts patronage, and historic accomplishments are explored as well as music associated with her court.
A look at Alessandro Scarlatti and three of his oratorios with performances by Il Seminario Musicale, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, and Europa Galante.
The tragic stories of two famous Christian figures set by Stradella (San Giovanni Battista) and Alessandro Scarlatti (Il Martirio di Santa Cecilia).
Christmas cantatas and concertos as well as Leclair violin sonatas are explored this week with two Chandos label releases.