Freiburg Baroque Orchestra - CPE Bach, Homilius, Gluck and Jommelli
In a concert given at Freiburg's Konzerthaus, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra celebrate four composers born in the year 1714: CPE Bach, Homilius, Gluck and Jommelli.
Last year saw the 300th anniversary of the birth of four diverse baroque composers, and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra celebrated their music in a concert given at Freiburg's Konzerthaus. CPE Bach is represented by his lively Symphony in G major, and Gottfried August Homilius with his Harpsichord Concerto in F major. Then the orchestra is joined by mezzo-soprano Gaelle Arquez for excerpts from Gluck's Alceste, and Niccolo Jommelli's L'Olimpiade.
CPE Bach: Symphony in G major, Wq.183/4
Homilius: Harpsichord Concerto in F major
Gluck: Alceste - extracts
Jommelli: Ciaccona in E flat major; Lo seguitai felice (from L'Olimpiade)
Christine Schornsheim (harpsichord)
Gaelle Arquez (mezzo-soprano)
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Gottfried van der Goltz (conductor).