Carnegie Hall Presents

Baroque Unlimited

This series of exemplary ensembles and soloists shows us just how passionate, fiery, and virtuosic Baroque music can be. From the exuberant energy of Vivaldi concertos to a complete concert performance of a Handel opera with an all-star cast, Baroque Unlimited will leave you breathless.

Series Events

Monday, October 22, 2012 | 7:30 PM
Les Violons du Roy
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Les Violons du Roy
    Bernard Labadie, Music Director and Conductor
  • Emmanuel Pahud

Program

  • FRANZ BENDA Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major
  • FREDERICK II Concerto for Flute in C Major
  • QUANTZ Concerto for Flute in G Major
  • BACH Ricercar a 6 from A Musical Offering, BWV 1079
  • C. P. E. BACH String Symphony No. 5 in B Minor, Wq. 182
  • C. P. E. BACH Concerto for Flute in A Major, Wq. 168

  • Encore:
  • BACH "Badinerie" from Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Venice Baroque Orchestra
    Andrea Marcon, Director

Program

  • VIVALDI La Senna festeggiante, RV 693
  • VIVALDI Concerto in G Minor for Flute, Strings, and Continuo, RV 439, "La notte"
  • VIVALDI Concerto in F Major for Bassoon, Strings, and Continuo, RV 488
  • VIVALDI Concerto in C Major for Flautino, Strings, and Continuo, RV 443
  • VERACINI Overture in G Minor
  • PORPORA Concerto in G Major for Cello and Strings
  • GEMINIANI Concerto Grosso in D Minor (after Corelli's Violin Sonata Op. 5, No. 12, "Folia")

  • Encores:
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in D Major for Violin, RV 212, “Fatto per la Solennità della San Lingua di San Antonio in Padua, 1712”
  • TELEMANN Presto from Concerto for Flute and Recorder in E Minor, TWV 52: e1
Vivaldi's Concerto for Strings and Continuo in D, R.121, 1. Allegro molto
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Archiv Produktion
Sunday, February 24, 2013 | 2 PM
The English Concert
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • The English Concert
    Harry Bicket, Conductor
  • David Daniels, Countertenor (Radamisto)
  • Brenda Rae, Soprano (Polissena)
  • Joélle Harvey, Soprano (Tigrane)
  • Patricia Bardon, Mezzo-Soprano (Zenobia)
  • Luca Pisaroni, Bass-Baritone (Tiridate)
  • David Kravitz, Baritone (Farasmane)

Program

  • HANDEL Radamisto (concert performance)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Ensemble Matheus
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Ensemble Matheus
    Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Director and Violin
  • Veronica Cangemi, Soprano
  • Laurence Paugam, Violin
  • Claire-Lise Démettre, Cello
  • Jérôme Pernoo, Cello

Program

  • HANDEL Overture to Serse
  • HANDEL "Frondi tenere" from Serse
  • HANDEL "Ombra mai fù" from Serse
  • VIVALDI "Gelosia" from Ottone in Villa
  • VIVALDI Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins, Cello, Strings, and Continuo from L'estro armonico, Op. 3, No. 11
  • VIVALDI "Zeffiretti che sussurate" from Ercole su’l Termodonte
  • VIVALDI Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos, Strings, and Continuo, RV 531
  • VIVALDI "Se mai senti" from Catone in Utica
  • PORPORA Concerto in G Major for Cello
  • VIVALDI "Siam navi all'onde algenti" from L’Olimpiade

  • Encore:
  • VIVALDI "Agitata da due venti" from Griselda, RV 718
Vivaldi's Concerto for Strings & Continuo in A Major, RV 159, Allegro
Ensemble Matheus
Naive

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