For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music, and we’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources on this edition of Harmonia.
This week, the Harmonia Traditions Series explores the end of a year and beginning of a new one. Plus, a new release of music by Boismortier.