Love and Betrayal
Two of Canada's most exciting musical exports, Baroque ensemble Tafelmusik and soprano Karina Gauvin, perform some of Handel's and Vivaldi's most brilliant and impassioned arias.
Running the gamut of emotions from all-enveloping, unfettered love through to the fury and despair of betrayal, two of Canada's most exciting musical exports, Baroque ensemble Tafelmusik and soprano Karina Gauvin, perform some of Handel's and Vivaldi's most brilliant and impassioned arias, plus a handful of virtuoso instrumental works.
Recorded on Sunday and presented by Martin Handley
Handel: Concerto grosso in B-flat major, Op 3 No 2
'V'adoro, pupille' from Giulio Cesare
Vivaldi: Sinfonia to Ottone in villa
'Quell'usignolo che innamorato' from Farnace
'Amato ben' from Ercole su'l Termodonte
Concerto for 2 oboes & 2 violins in D major, RB 564a
Interval music (from CD)
JS Bach: French Suite No 5 in G major, BWV 816
Murray Perahia (piano)
Locatelli: Concerto in E-flat major, Op 7 No 6 'Il Pianto d'Arianna'
Handel: Overture to Agrippina
'Non ho cor che per amarti' from Agrippina
'Ah, mio cor' from Alcina
Overture to Rinaldo
'Scherza in mar' from Lotario
'Furie terribili' from Rinaldo
Karina Gauvin (soprano)
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Elisa Citterio (violin & director)
Photo credit: Cylla von Tiedemann