‘Mozart’s Bassoon’ features Peter Whelan as the soloist in the popular Bassoon Concerto while also directing his period-instrument group Ensemble Marsyas. The disc includes compelling performances of Mozart’s lesser-known Bassoon Sonata in B flat and one of his convention-defying wind serenades.
Amid a long-overdue reckoning on race in the United States, Tafelmusik has reissued its 2003 album of Saint-Georges’s music with the goal of “properly centering the composer’s achievements.”
Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge, violist Georgina McKay Lodge, cellist Eva Lymenstull, and harpsichordist David Schulenberg curate a concise, intriguing program of music by lesser-known but gifted composers.
The disc once again displays New York Polyphony’s impeccable balance, rich blend, seamless phrasing, and constant engagement with words and music.
This album captures the Green Mountain Project’s final performance of Monteverdi’s ‘Vespers of 1610’ from New York’s Church of St. Jean Baptiste in January 2020, after a decade devoted to the work.