Nicola Benedetti, The Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr
Internationally acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti performs concertos by Vivaldi and Telemann, recorded at the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
Recorded at the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, internationally acclaimed Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti demonstrates her baroque violin style in sparkling showpieces for the instrument. She is joined by the distinguished period performance ensemble, the Academy of Ancient Music, under the direction of early music specialist Richard Egarr, for an energetic, witty and joyful Baroque recital featuring a selection of concertos for violin and harpsichord by Vivaldi and Telemann.
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D, RV 208, 'Il grosso mogul'
Vivaldi: Harpsichord Concerto in A, RV780
Telemann: Violin Concerto in A, TWV 51:A4, 'The Frogs'
Telemann: Concerto in C for four violins
Interval music at around 11.50 featuring Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov performing part of Beethoven's Sonata for Cello and Piano No 4 in C from their recent CD.
Telemann: Alster Overture-Suite in F, TWV 55:F11
Vivaldi: 'Dresden' Violin Concerto in F, RV292
Nicola Benedetti - violin
The Academy of Ancient Music
Richard Egarr - director / harpsichord
Presented by Donald Macleod
Produced by Lindsay Pell.