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Instrument: Period Instrumental Ensemble

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BrugesRinaldo

Handel: Rinaldo
Bertrand Cuiller; Le Caravansérail; Lucile Richardot; Emmanuelle de Negri; Aurore Bucher

StamsIntroitus

Introitus
Palestrina
Diego Fasolis; I Barocchisti; Coro della Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana

BrugesLa Cité des Dames

Michele Pasotti; La Fonte Musica

InnsbruckLa Musica notturna

La Musica notturna
Boccherini
Accademia Ottoboni

La Chaise-DieuBeethoven, héroïque et sacré

Beethoven
Frank Markowitsch; Marita Sølberg; Daniel Behle; Jean-Sébastien Bou; Vokalakademie Berlin

InnsbruckConcerto grosso

Concerto grosso
Montanari, Corelli, Handel, Locatelli, Pisendel
Johannes Pramsohler; Ensemble Diderot; Haller Streicherey

InnsbruckVenezianisches Finale

Venezianisches Finale
Vivaldi
Lea Desandre; Ensemble Jupiter; Jean Rondeau; Thomas Dunford
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Dafne returns to Florence four centuries later

Francesca Boncompagni (Dafne) © Camilla Ricci
The imaginative baroque architecture of the Buontalenti Grotto in Palazzo Pitti Boboli Gardens is an inert background to the action in this reprise of one of the first operas.
***11
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Simply outstanding: Arianna in Creta at the Halle Handel Festival

Francesca Aspromonte (Alceste) and Ann Hallenberg (Teseo) © Thomas Ziegler
A concert performance of Arianna in Creta at the Halle Handel Festival riveted the audience with the towering talent of Ann Hallenberg and uniformly fine singing, acting and playing.
*****
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Handel's pasticcio Oreste in Bernburg at Halle Handel Festival

Carolina Lippo (Ifigenia) and Florian Köfler (Filotete) © Herwig Prammer
A staged performance of Handel’s pasticcio opera Oreste shows a strong narrative structure and provides a vehicle for promising young singers.
***11
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Samson is a great treat at the Halle Handel Festival

The female soloists © Thomas Ziegler
John Butt’s revisitation of the Handel oratorio Samson at the Halle Handel Festival displayed this treasured work in an illuminating and satisfying light.
****1
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Turin's Orpheus does not ascend to Heaven

Mauro Borgioni (Orfeo) © Rammella & Giannese/Piva | Teatro Regio Torino
In the Teatro Regio's production everything is according to the script, but the magic of the stage is absent. 
**111
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A joyous Christmas Oratorio from the Dunedin Consort

The Dunedin Consort © David Barbour
Dunedin Consort’s band of virtuosi players, four Early music specialist soloists and just four ripieno singers gave a nimble and exquisitely focussed performance of the Christmas Oratorio simply bursting with enjoyment.
****1
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Cavalli's Erismena charms in Versailles

Andrea Bonsignore (Agrippo), Jakub Józef Orliński (Orimeno) and Francesca Aspromonte (Erismena) © Pascal Victor
A young, vibrant cast brings to life a rarely performed Baroque opera, in the production from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence.
***11
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