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Concerto Copenhagen

Catherine Bott talks to harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen about his work as artistic director of Concerto Copenhagen - the period ensemble which marks its 20th year in 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.

1 hour

Music Played

  • 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.
  • Johann Adolph Scheibe

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

    Performers: Concerto Copenhagen, Andrew Manze (director)

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 0550.
  • Ferdinand Zellbell

    Bassoon Concerto in A minor (1st movement)

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

    • MUSICA SVECIAE.
    • 411.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Harpsichord Concerto in F minor, BWV.1056

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

    • CPO.
    • 777 248-2.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Anon.

    Sinfonia in D (1st movement: Allegro assai)

    Performers: Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (director)

    • Recording provided by Danish Radio.

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