Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Two excellent Handel recordings with countertenor Bejun Mehta (Harmonia Mundi) and contralto Nathalie Stutzmann (DHM).
The complete 'Musique de Table' with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra (Harmonia Mundi) and string concertos with Musica Antiqua Cologne (Archiv Produktion).
Haydn symphonies with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra (Harmonia Mundi) and Nocturnes for the King of Naples with Mozzafiato and L’Archibudelli (Sony).
An exploration of George Frideric Handel’s music, including his compositions for German patrons, London audiences, and a royal boat trip down the Thames.
Notable recordings of George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah."
This week on Harmonia we’ll explore music associated with a man that the “the most prominent German violinist of his day,” Johann Georg Pisendel.
This week on Harmonia we'll look at the opus 5 from the 17th and 18th centuries.