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.
17th-century instrumental music with Stephen Stubbs and Maxine Eilander (ATMA), and Rolf Lislevand with Ensemble Kapsberger (Astree).
Performances by Musica Fiorita (Ars Musici) and Musique des Lumières (Naïve).
Baroque orchestral dance music by J.C.F. Fischer (CPO) and Michel-Richard Delalande (Harmonia Mundi).
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Performances by Musica Antiqua Cologne (Archiv) and flutist Pauliina Fred with harpsichordist Aapo Häkkinen (Naxos).
Two recordings of music by Johann Georg Pisendel and Heinrich Biber (CPO).
A continuation of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s New Brandenburgs series, The Cardinall’s Musick, and Jordi Savall.
Renaissance and Baroque music from Spain with organists Jan Willem Jansen and Poul Pock-Steen.
Marking the 25th anniversary of Early Music America with a look at its past competition winners: Ensemble La Rota, Asteria, and the Catacoustic Consort.