Recital by the Venice Baroque Orchestra and soloists. Vivaldi: Concerto in G. RV157. Handel: Piangero la mia sorte (Giulio Cesare in Egitto). Vivaldi: Concerto in F, RV433.
Highlights from the 2010 Schwetzingen Festival
Louise Fryer presents the first of four Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts with highlights from this Summer's Schwetzingen Festival. Venice Baroque Orchestra are joined in the Rococo Theatre at Schwetzingen by the German dramatic coloratura soprano, Simone Kermes, in a programme of Vivaldi, Handel and Broschi. Flautist Michele Favoro, harpsichordist Lorenzo Feder and violinists Gianpiero Zanocco and Luca Mares are the soloists in concerti by Vivaldi and Handel.
VIVALDI Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV.157
HANDEL Piangero la mia sorte, Cleopatra's aria from Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV.17
VIVALDI Concerto for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo in F major, RV.433 'La temepesta di mare'
HANDEL Scherza in mar la navicella, Adelaide's aria from Lotario, HWV.26
BROSCHI Son qual nave, Arbace's aria from Artaserse
VIVALDI Concerto for Violin, Strings and Basso Continuo in E-flat major, RV.253 'La tempesta di mare'
VIVALDI Gelido in ogni vena, Farnace's aria from Farnace, RV.711
Simone Kermes (soprano)
Lorenzo Feder (harpsichord)
Gianpiero Zanocco (violin)
Michele Favaro (transverse flute)
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Luca Mares (director & 1st violin).
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