We’re headed into the 19th century with Hummel piano concertos, recorded for the first time on period instruments by Solamente Naturali.
Christophe Rousset plays Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II, and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin plays related works by Mozart and his contemporaries.
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
Later than we normally go...HIP performances of music by nineteenth-century composers.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1789…a year of news and a year to remember.
Concerts from the 2009 Bloomington Early Music Festival, including performances by Hesperus, fortepianist Shuann Chai, ensemble L'AURA, and Chatham Baroque.
Lots of links involving the letter "B" for the end of the week.