Carnegie Hall Presents

Baroque Unlimited

The spellbinding performances on this series demonstrate to audiences just how passionate and virtuosic Baroque music can be. Arcangelo and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra perform early music staples by Handel and Bach, Europa Galante breathes new life into Vivaldi’s wind concertos, and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin explores the influence of J. S. Bach on his composer-sons. 

Series Events

Monday, November 18, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Arcangelo
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen, Conductor and Harpsichord
  • Alina Ibragimova, Violin
  • Katherine Watson, Soprano
  • Nikolay Borchev, Baritone

Program

  • J. S. BACH Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, BWV 1041
  • J. CHRISTOPH BACH "Mein Freund ist mein" from Cantata: Meine Freundin, du bist schön
  • HANDEL Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10
  • HANDEL Apollo e Dafne

  • Encore:
  • HANDEL Allegro Moderato from Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 6, No. 10
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Europa Galante
A Windy Season of Vivaldi
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Europa Galante
    Fabio Biondi, Director and Violin

Program

  • VIVALDI Overture to Concerto in G Major for Oboe, Bassoon, and Continuo, RV 545
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in C Major for Oboe and Continuo, RV 449
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Major, RV 269, "La primavera"
  • VIVALDI Cantabile and Allegro from Concerto in D Major for Flute, Strings, and Continuo, RV 428, "Il gardellino"
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in E Major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 271, "L'amoroso"
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra, RV 315, "L'estate"
  • VIVALDI Largo and Allegro from Concerto in D Major for Recorder, Oboe, Violin, Bassoon, and Continuo, RV 95, "La pastorella"
  • VIVALDI Presto from Concerto in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra, RV 315, "L'estate"
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in F Major for Violin and Continuo, RV 293, "L'autunno"
  • VIVALDI Largo and Allegro from Concerto in G Minor for Flute, Strings, and Continuo, RV 439, "La notte"
  • VIVALDI Concerto in B-flat Major for Violin and Continuo, RV 362, "La caccia"
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in F Minor for Violin and Orchestra, RV 297, "L'inverno"
  • VIVALDI Largo and Allegro from Concerto in F Major for Oboe, Recorder, and Bassoon, RV 570, "La tempesta di mare"
  • VIVALDI Largo from Concerto in F Minor for Violin and Orchestra, RV 297, "L'inverno"
  • VIVALDI Allegro from Concerto in E-flat Major for Violin and Continuo, RV 253, "La tempesta di mare"

  • Encore:
  • TELEMANN "Der stürmende Aeolus" from Water Music Suite in C Major, "Hamburger Ebb und Fluth"
Vivaldi's Concerto in B-flat Major for Violin and Continuo, RV 362, "La Caccia" (Allegro)
Europa Galante | Fabio Biondi, Conductor and Violin
Virgin Veritas
Monday, March 17, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
    Jeanne Lamon, Music Director

Program

  • VERACINI Overture in G Minor
  • DELALANDE Suite de Symphonies pour le souper du Roy, No. 7 "La grande pièce royale"
  • BACH Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043
  • HANDEL Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 3, No. 2
  • VIVALDI Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos, Strings, and Continuo, RV 531
  • MARAIS Suite from Alcyone

  • Encore:
  • HANDEL Allegro from Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6. No. 5
Marais's Overture from Alcyone
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Analekta
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Program

  • BACH Orchestral Suite No. 1
  • J.C. BACH Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Basso Continuo in F Minor
  • C. P. E. BACH String Symphony No. 5 in B Minor, Wq. 182
  • C. P. E. BACH Concerto for Oboe, Strings, and Basso Continuo in E-Flat Major, Wq. 165
  • J. C. BACH Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6

  • Encore:
  • HAYDN Finale: Alla breve from Symphony No. 3 in G Major
J. C. Bach's Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6 (Allegro molto)
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Berlin Classics