Baroque Music

The operas of Cavalli (Part 2).

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz explores the operas of Francesco Cavalli.  From humble origins in Crema to the illustrious Basicilia of St. Mark's to the opera houses of Venice and the court of Louis XIV, Francesco Cavalli was celebrated as the foremost opera composer of the mid-17th century.   Tune in this week to Well-Tempered Baroque to hear samples of this outstanding composer's music.  Friday night at 11.

Join host Carl Hemmingsen today at noon for music of JS Bach, Rameau and Handel from the Lenape Ensemble.

Our Thursday Noontime Concert comes to you from National Sawdust in Brooklyn with a chamber recital featuring bass baritone Eric Owens and oboist Pedro Diaz. The program will include JS Bach's Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug" and George Frideric Handel's Sinfonia for the Queen of Sheba from Solomon.

After its successful series of Bach Cantatas, Trinity Wall Street is now turning its attention to Handel's oratorios. Join us each Monday at 1 pm as we bring you these broadcasts, with your host, Marjorie Herman. This week - Part One of Jephtha.

The Stylus Phantasticus or the fantasy style of the mid-17th-century.  Rhetorical and virtuoso music of Fontana, Uccellini, Kerll, Bertali, and Schmelzer.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, "Music of Several Friends" -  Dr. Lewis Baratz discusses new boutique recordings by his early music colleagues.