January 2011

#11-06 (01/31/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: Les Arts Florissants, Part 1

The superb Baroque ensemble in sacred works by Charpentier and Carissimi. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1643-1704), GIACOMO CARISSIMI (1605-1674)

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#11-05 (01/24/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: Wieland Kuijken

The famous gamba soloist is joined by fellow instrumentalists in two- and three-part gamba works by Marais and Charpentier. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: MARIN MARAIS (1656-1728), MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1643-1704)

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#11-04 (01/17/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: Apothéose

Philippe Pierlot and his superb Ricercar Consort present Couperin's tributes to both Corelli and Lully. continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733), JEAN-FERY REBEL (1666-1747)

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#11-03 (01/10/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: The 17th Century Lute

Eugène Ferré performs lute suites by Dufault, Gallot, and the Gaultiers. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: FRANÇOIS DUFAULT (before 1604-c.1682), DENIS GAULTIER (1603-1672), ENNEMOND GAULTIER (c.1580-1651), JACQUES GALLOT (c.1625-c.1695)

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#11-02 (01/03/11)

Spotlight on the Netherlands: Les 24 Violons

Skip Sempé conducts his Capriccio Stravagante in instrumental music from Louis' court. We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2010 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival: www.rnwclassical.com The primary theme for 2010 was a celebration of the French Baroque in collaboration with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

Composer: WILLIAM BRADE (1685-1759), FRANÇOIS CAROUBEL/MICHAEL PRAETORIUS, LUIGI ROSSI (1597-1653), JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY (1632-1687), MARIN MARAIS (1656-1728)

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