A Tribute to The Hilliard Ensemble
The Handel and Haydn Society Bicentennial Season Opening Concert
Handel's Samson with H+H
New Year's Day 2014 with Boston Baroque
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
Dec. 2, 2012
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
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.
As the Boston Early Music Festival rolls into town, CNE's Alan McLellan explores the music the BEMF Orchestra has played since the Festival's inception in the 1980s.
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On the program:
George Frideric Handel: Sinfornia: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
BEMF Orchestra; Trevor Pinnock, cond.
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C Major for mandolin, RV 425
Paul O'Dette, mandolin; BEMF Chamber Ensemble; Paul O'Dette & Robert Mealy, co-directors
Johann Friedrich Fasch: Overture in G minor, FWV K: g2
BEMF Chamber Ensemble; Paul O'Dette & Robert Mealy, co-directors
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble: Paul O’Dette and Robert Mealy, directors; Sandra Miller, baroque flute; Robert Mealy baroque violin; Kristian Bezuidenhout, harpsichord
J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from BWV 249 for three trumpets, timpani, two oboes, bassoon, strings, and continuo
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Robert Mealy, concertmaster/director
C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in E-flat major for harpsichord and piano, Wq. 47
Alexander Weimann, harpsichord; Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano; The BEMF Ariadne Baroque Orchestra; Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs, co-directors
George Frideric Handel: Suite in F major, from Water Music
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Trevor Pinnock, conductor