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Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)

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Year of birth1660
Year of death1725
NationalityItaly
PeriodBaroque
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CremonaXVII Century Opera prologues

© Julien Mignot
Monteverdi, Caccini, Cavalli, Rossi, Castello, Ferrari, Cesti, Stradella, Scarlatti
Enrico Onofri; Il Pomo d'Oro; Francesca Aspromonte

ParisPergolesi, Scarlatti

© Julien Mignot
Pergolesi, Scarlatti
Speranza Scappucci; Il Pomo d'Oro; Alex Penda; Sara Mingardo

ZürichScarlatti

Scarlatti
Caldara, Porpora, Scarlatti
Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich; Ottavio Dantone; Ana Quintans; Wiebke Lehmkuhl

InnsbruckDas goldene Zeitalter

Das goldene Zeitalter
Scarlatti, Sammartini, Telemann, Richter, Boccherini, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert
casalQuartett, Quartet

InnsbruckDavid und Goliath

David und Goliath
Scarlatti: Davidis pugna et victoria
Alessandro De Marchi; Academia Montis Regalis; Arianna Venditelli; Luigi De Donato; Giulia Semenzato
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The Trumpet Shall Sound

© Mario Mintoff PhotoCity
In the opening concert of the fifth Valletta International Baroque Festival, soloist Andrea Di Marco shows the versatility of the Baroque trumpet.
***11
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Baroque this Christmas!

A skilfully programmed evening of Italian Baroque music gave us a Christmas concert with a difference – and, thanks to superb playing from Spiritato!, an immensely enjoyable one. 
****1
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La gloria di primavera: Scarlatti gem rediscovered

Diana Moore © Peter Everard Smith
Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra give new life to a Scarlatti serenata.
****1
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Karina Gauvin in Debussy’s unforgettable Ariettes

Karina Gauvin © Michael Slobodian
In an eclectic program  by Karina Gauvin and pianist Maciej Pikuski at the Concertgebouw’s recital hall, Debussy’s Forgotten Songs stand out.
***11
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The moon at noon: Britten Sinfonia

Julia Doyle © Raphaelle Photography
Clyne, Ligeti and Pärt sit down with Bach and Scarlatti for a spot of lunch!
****1
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