We’re heading into battle this hour, for a sampling of music by, for, or about soldiers.
We’re exploring cases of mistaken identity and musical misattribution. Plus, we’ll hear medieval music performed by the ensemble Trefoil.
The last in a series featuring music Bach wrote for the violin.The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra performs concertos for one, two and three violins.
The first of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin.
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
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.