A new recording by Simon Murphy and the New Dutch Academy includes world-premiere recordings of three symphonies and Stephen Storace’s aria “Domestic Peace,” as well as the first recording of Carl Friedrich Zelter’s Concerto in E-flat for Viola and Orchestra on period instruments.
On their new recording, ‘Out of Italy,’ Phoebe Carrai and Beiliang Zhu have created a rich, extraordinarily performed program of Baroque and early Classical works
“Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott,” a hymn virtually synonymous with Lutheranism, opens BWV 80 and exemplifies the reverent yet uniquely moving aesthetic of this recording by Montréal Baroque under Eric Milnes.
The Boston-based Renaissance vocal ensemble Exsultemus teams with Newton Baroque for a complete Vespers setting from Johann C. F. Fischer’s Opus 3 of 1701.
‘Nicandro e Fileno,’ an 1681 comic opera by Paolo Lorenzani, receives a winning account by Le Nouvel Opéra and Les Boréades de Montréal under Francis Colpron.