Looking back at the giants and geniuses of music history through the medium of the string quartet: Palestrina, Lasso, Castello, Bach, Mozart, Pleyel and more.
This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.
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.
Mozart’s Requiem exists only as fragments—its completion attended to posthumously by many others.
We’ll unravel the city’s intricate tradition of liturgical music, revel in masterworks by Czech natives and more. Plus, a featured release of music by Knüpfer.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1789…a year of news and a year to remember.
Music performed by a host of artists and ensembles, including Ex Cathedra, Nachtmusique, Huelgas Ensemble, Les Talens Lyrique, Doulce Memoire, and many others.
Eric Hoeprich and Nachtmusique bring us a Glossa label release of Mozart's Grand Partita for wind ensemble.
On Harmonia this week we’ll look at the accomplishments of John Eliot Gardiner, as well a new recording of Leclair’s violin sonatas by Simon Standage.