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New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque

Classical Concerts

Boston Baroque and Music Director Martin Pearlman ring in 2014 with an All-Bach concert at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Mass., hosted by WCRB's Cathy Fuller and Brian McCreath.

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Handel's Messiah from Boston

Classical Concerts

Dec. 2, 2012
Symphony Hall

The Handel and Haydn Society159th annual performance Handel's Messiah, with hosts Brian McCreath and Thomas Forrest Kelly

Karina Gauvin, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Chorus and Orchestra of the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers, conductor

Handel - Messiah

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(photo of the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus courtesy of the Handel and Haydn Society)

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 1

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 1

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 2

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 2

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 3

Boston Baroque's Messiah, Part 3

Classical Concerts

Martin Pearlman leads Boston Baroque in Handel's Messiah, recorded in concert at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall on Dec. 8, 2012, with soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor John McVeigh, and baritone Andrew Garland.

Love is Better than Wine, with the Tallis Scholars

Love is Better than Wine, with the Tallis Scholars

Classical Concerts

The Tallis Scholars, with director Peter Phillips, perform in concert at St. Paul Church in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 2, 2012, presented by Boston Early Music Festival.

On the program:

Michael Praetorius - Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen

Sebastian de Vivanco - Magnificat Octavi Toni

Orlando Lassus - Osculetur me (motet)

Orlando Lassus - Missa Osculetur me

Arvo Pärt - I Am The True Vine

Arvo Pärt - Tribute to Caesar

Thomas Tallis - Sancte Deus

Hieronymous Praetorius - Magnificat Quinti Toni

Anonymous (15th c., English) - Nowell Sing We

(image of the Tallis Scholars by Eric Richmond, courtesy of the artists)


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Violinist Daniel Stepner and violist Anne Black perform music by Mozart on instruments that the composer himself owned and played.  Produced in conjunction with the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation (owner of the instruments) and the Boston Early Music Festival. CNE's Cathy Fuller hosts.

On the program:

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in D minor, K. 404a
     Daniel Stepner, violin; Anne Black, viola; Guy Fishman, cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio for clarinet, viola and fortepiano in E-flat, "Kegelstatt," K. 498
  Amandine Beyer, violin; Eric Hoeprich, clarinet; Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duo No. 1 in G for Violin and Viola, K. 423
     Daniel Stepner, violin; Anne Black, viola

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Prelude and Fugue in C, K. 394
  Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata in D, K. 306
  Amandine Beyer, violin; Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento (String Trio) in E-flat, K. 563
     Daniel Stepner, violin; Anne Black, viola; Guy Fishman, cello

(photo credit Greg Shea)

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