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Concerto Copenhagen

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 May 2011

Catherine Bott talks to the Danish harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen about his role as artistic director of Concerto Copenhagen - the exciting period ensemble which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The music is taken from their extensive discography as well as some live recordings kindly provided by Danish Radio. It includes pieces by Telemann, Handel, Bach and Haydn as well as music from less well-known Scandinavian-based composers such as Johann Scheibe and Ferdinand Zellbell.

Music Played

7 items
  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto for 2 oboes, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings & continuo, TWV.54:D3 (1st movement - I

    Performers: Concerto Copenhagen, Jaap ter Linden (director)

    Recording provided by Danish Radio

  • Image for Johann Adolph Scheibe

    Johann Adolph Scheibe Introduzzione in E flat [Mourning Cantata for King Frederik V]

    Performers: Concerto Copenhagen, Andrew Manze (director)

    CHANDOS, CHAN 0550

  • Image for Ferdinand Zellbell

    Ferdinand Zellbell Bassoon Concerto in A minor (1st movement)

    Performers: Mats Klingfors (bassoon), Concerto Copenhagen, Andrew Manze (director)


  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performers: Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord/director), Concerto Copenhagen

    CPO, 777 248-2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Svegliatevi nel core [from 'Giulio Cesare']

    Performers: Tuva Semmingsen (mezzo-soprano), Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (director)

    Recording provided by Danish Radio

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Concerto for keyboard in D, Hob.XVIII:2 (3rd movement: Allegro)

    Performers: Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano), Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (director)

    BIS, CD 1318

  • Image for [anonymous]

    [anonymous] Sinfonia in D (1st movement: Allegro assai)

    Performers: Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (director)

    Recording provided by Danish Radio


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