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ZürichThe Garden of Pleasure

The Garden of Pleasure
Strungk, Meister, Gluck, Bach C.P.E., Muffat
Juliana Georgieva; Seraina Pfenninger; Stella Mahrenholz; Eléonore Willi

ZürichChamber Music @ZKO - Manoscritto Pignatelli

© Harald Hoffmann
Mancini, Porsile, Scarlatti, Porpora
Juliette De Banes Gardonne; Nicola Mosca; Emanuele Forni

ParisWilliam Christie, Lea Desandre, Thomas Dunford & Théotime Langlois de Swarte

Purcell, Lambert, Charpentier, Dowland, Couperin, Marais, Various
Lea Desandre; Théotime Langlois de Swarte; Thomas Dunford; William Christie

ParisRolando Villazón & L'Arpeggiata

Cavalieri, Peri, Monteverdi, Rossi, Sartorio
Rolando Villazón; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar

LinzJohanna Rose & Ensemble

Simpson, Couperin, Gaultier, Marais, Forqueray
Johanna Rose; Unknown; Rodney Prada
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La Fenice reopens its doors with Vivaldi's first opera

Ottone in villa © Michele Crosera
The lack of a curtain has forced the director to employ a new inventiveness, if only with partially success.
***11
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Almira's Songbook: Handel meets the world of Spanish music

Seconda Prat!ca – Chiefs of Music and Queen’s Singers © Alciro Theodoro da Silva
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.
****1
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The Doctor Who of music: Jordi Savall at SJSS

From left: Jordi Savall, Andrew Lawrence-King, Xavier Díaz-Latorre © Amy Ryan Media
Hespèrion XXI dazzle us with virtuosity as they celebrate musical Europe in the heart of Westminster.
*****
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Brecon Baroque celebrates women composers

Rachel Podger © Theresa Pewal
Thanks to the dedicated work of scholars and practitioners in the field, in the last decade, audiences in London have become relatively familiar with the music of female composers in the Baroque period.
****1
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O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
Conceptually, the programme of descending and rising fourths offered a real treat: in practice, the musicians' skill was in danger of being lost as they attempted to recover from their opening gimmickry.
***11
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Myth, polkas and folksong to celebrate Finnish Independence

Anu Komsi © Maarit Kytöharju
A talented ensemble proves pays testament to the heritage, vitality and continuing inventiveness of Finnish folk music. 
*****
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AAM tackle Monteverdi

Robert Howarth © Robert Workman
Sublime orchestral playing and stellar soloists don't quite make up for a lacklustre performance by the Academy's choir in Monteverdi's moving work
***11
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