May 2008

#08-23 (05/26/08)

New York Early Music Celebration, Part 1

NOTE: The Early Music Foundation presented over 80 events in the fall of 2007. This week and next, we celebrate some of the performances given at this festival.

Composer: ATTILIO ARIOSTI (1666-c.1740), GIOVANNI FELICE SANCES (c.1600-1679), BERTRAN de BORN (?1150-before 1215), JOHN DOWLAND (1562-1626), WALTHER von der VOGELWEIDE (fl. c.1200), NINOT le Petit (fl. c.1500), THOMAS WEELKES (1576-1623), GILES FARNABY (c.1563-1640), PHILIPP HEINRICH ERLEBACH (1657-1714), GIROLAMO DALLA CASA (c.1543-1601), JOHANN JAKOB WALTHER (c. 1650-1718), ARCANGELO CORELLI (1653-1713)

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#08-22 (05/19/08)

Istanbul International Music Festival–Trevor Pinnock

The great keyboard virtuosos and early-music specialist first appeared on Millennium 25 years ago--and will also appear in Istanbul in 2008--we'll hear examples of his artistry.


CD Info: Archiv CD 477.6737, Archiv CD 435.262.

#08-21 (05/12/08)

Istanbul International Music Festival–Accademia Bizantina

A more recent baroque ensemble will give the listeners in Istanbul a thrilling all-Handel program--we'll look at their artistry as well.

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), George Frederick Handel (1685-1759),

CD Info: Harmonia Mundi CD HMC 90197,

#08-20 (05/05/08)

Istanbul International Music Festival–Andreas Scholl

We first presented the young soloist from the Bergen Festival over 15 years ago--with his extensive performing and recording career since, Andreas Scholl (who will perform in Istanbul in 2008) has proven to be one of our most reliable early music vocal specialists.

Composer: HEINRICH SCHUTZ (1585-1672), GIOVANNI ROVETTA (c.1595-1668), JOHANN CHRISTOPH BACH (1642-1703), ANTONIO LOTTI (c.1667-1740), ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI (1660-1725), FRANZ TUNDER (1614-1667)

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