Thursday, 30 October 2014

Ton Koopman 70 - Birthday Weekend






On October 2 Ton Koopman turned 70. An early celebration of his birthday took place in the weekend of February 14 to 16 in Utrecht. On Friday Koopman gave a concert
with his Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.


Verena Gropper, soprano
Ariel Hernández Roque, tenor
Klaus Mertens, bass
Wilbert Hazelzet, transverse flute
Ton Koopman, Tini Mathot, organ

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

DIR.: TON KOOPMAN


recorded: Feb 14, 2014, Vredenburg Leidscherijn, Utrecht

period instruments
mp3 - bitrate: 256 kbps
source: webcast Radio 4 (NL)

programme included (in Dutch) [pdf]


Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)

(01) Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (BWV 56) [19'07"]

(02) Non sa che sia dolore (BWV 209):
    sinfonia [07'39"]

(03) Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Kaffeekantate) (BWV 211) [25'32"]


Christoph SCHAFFRATH (1709-1763)

(04) Concerto for 2 organs and orchestra in a minor [18'07"]


Johann Christoph Friedrich BACH (1732-1795)

(05) Symphony in B flat (HW I,20 / BR JCF C 28) [27'23"]

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Haydn: L'infideltà delusa - Andreas Spering






Franz Joseph HAYDN (1732 - 1809)

L'infideltà delusa (H XXVIII,5)
burletta per musica in 2 acts

 Sophie Klußmann, soprano (Sandrina)
Ines Lex, soprano (Vespina)
Krystian Adam, tenor (Filippo)
Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, tenor (Nencio)
José Antonio López, baritone (Nanni)

Capella Augustina

DIR.: ANDREAS SPERING


recorded: August 30/31, 2014, Schloss Augustusburg, Brühl
[Brühler Schlosskonzerte 2014]

period instruments
lossless (flac)
source: WDR 3 (Cologne) (digital)
recorded with harddisc recorder (Oct 12, 2014)


(01) act 1 [55'59"]

(02) act 2 [47'03"]

 
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Monday, 6 October 2014

Handel: Arianna in Creta - Christopher Hogwood


In memory of Christopher Hogwood (1941 - 2014)






George Frideric HANDEL (1685 - 1759)

Arianna in Creta (HWV 32)
opera in 3 acts

    Lisa Milne, soprano (Alceste)
Miah Persson, soprano (Arianna)
Kristina Hammarström, mezzo-soprano (Teseo)
Marina de Lisa, mezzo-soprano (Tauride)
Sonia Prina, contralto (Carilda)
Antonio Abete, bass (Minos)

The Academy of Ancient Music

DIR.: CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD


recorded: May 17, 2009, Barbican Hall, London


period instruments
mp3 - bitrate: 192 kbps
source: BBC Radio 3


(01) act 1 [56'43"]

(02) act 2 [1.10'24"]

(03) act 3 [42'58"]


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