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LuganoEnsemble Claudiana

Monteverdi
Luca Pianca; Ensemble Claudiana; Nuria Rial; Marie-Claude Chappuis

StockholmOrpheus’ Treasure Trove – Passion in Naples

Porpora, Scarlatti, Duni, Auletta, Leo, Lanzetti
Musicians from Orpheus Baroque Stockholm; Anna Paradiso Laurin; Elin Gabrielsson; Emma Nyman

LondonBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Mediterranean Baroque - Liam Byrne & Jonas Nordberg

Kapsberger, Marais, Ortiz
Liam Byrne; Jonas Nordberg

LondonBBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Mediterranean Baroque - Ruby Hughes & Sergio Bucheli

Strozzi, Dowland
Ruby Hughes; Sergio Bucheli

AmsterdamRising Stars: Lucie Horsch and Thomas Dunford

Bach, Dowland, Yun, Vivaldi, Couperin, Dalza, Castello, Wennäkoski, Caccini, Hotteterre, Laisné, Debussy, Marais
Lucie Horsch; Thomas Dunford

DresdenAsya Fateyeva & Lautten Compagney

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
The Beatles, Purcell
Wolfgang Katschner; Asya Fateyeva; Lautten Compagney

OsloOpening concert: Orient-Occident

Jordi Savall; Hespèrion XXI; Moslem Rahal; Waed Bouhassoun
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Finding the sublime in Bach’s solo works with the CMS

Less often heard works for lute and organ sat alongside a violin partita and a cello suite that bordered on perfection. 

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Plagues, passions and lamentation at the Ravenna Festival

Vittorio Ghielmi and his ll Suonar Parlante ensemble present a resonantly melancholy and reflective programme of music mourning loss as live performance returns to Italy.
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Almira's Songbook: Handel meets the world of Spanish music

A mix of arias from Handel's first opera with music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain with an accomplished group of performers provides a rich and satisfying experience.
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Sounds of darkness in Cantata Profana's “Visions of Silence”

An eerie program of resonant sounds and sacred songs overtakes New York’s St Peter's Chelsea with Alvin Lucier, Salvatore Sciarrino and Galina Ustvokskaya alongside 17th-century works for an evening not short on drama.

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Bostridge's Shakespeare Songs at Wigmore Hall

Shakespeare songs turned out to be more of a Shakespeare feast starring Antonio Pappano, Ian Bostridge and the exceptional Eve Best.
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A sliver of musical reflection

To celebrate a popular thinker's influence across the breadth of the arts in a single concert is clearly no small ambition. This programme sagged under the weight of its disparate components, but the individual works shone brilliantly.
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Albrecht Mayer charms the Tonhalle

Widely considered one of the finest oboists of his generation, Albrecht Mayer gave a riveting performance with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra at the city’s Tonhalle.
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