PROGRAMMES & DATES

July 2022

2 + 3 / 9 + 10 / 16 + 17 July as well as on request

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
with Alfredo Bernardini, oboe / Myriam Arbouz soprano / Jean-Guihen Queyras, violoncello

»Water, fire, earth & air – Elements in music«

Jean-Féry Rebel: Les Élémens – Simphonie nouvelle
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault: cantata „Le Soleil, vainqueur des nuages“
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F major „La tempesta di mare“ RV 98
Georg Friedrich Händel: Water Music, Suites in D major & G major HWV 349 & 350

Line-up: 25 musicians, solo oboe, soprano

August 2022

12 + 13 / 19 + 20 / 26 + 27 August as well as on request

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
with Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano / Taito Hoffrén, folk singer

»The birth of the world – early baroque and finnish folk music«

With works by Enríquez de Valderrábano, Tarquinio Merula, Barbara Strozzi, Marco Uccellini, Claudio Monteverdi of musician and soloists tbc.

Line-up: 6 musicians, mezzo-soprano, folk singer

2nd half of August as well as on request

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
with Alfredo Bernardini, oboe / Myriam Arbouz soprano

»Water, fire, earth & air – elemetns in music«

Jean-Féry Rebel: Les Élémens – Simphonie nouvelle
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault: cantata „Le Soleil, vainqueur des nuages“
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in F major „La tempesta di mare“ RV 98
Georg Friedrich Händel: Water Music, Suites in D major & G major HWV 349 & 350

Line-up: 25 musicians, solo oboe, soprano

September 2022

2 / 3 / 30 September as well as on request

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
with Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano / Taito Hoffrén, folk singer

»The birth of the world – early baoque and finnish folk music«

with works by Enríquez de Valderrábano, Tarquinio Merula, Barbara Strozzi, Marco Uccellini, Claudio Monteverdi

Line-up: 6 musicians, mezzo-soprano, folk singer

19 – 22 September

Freiburger Barockorchester
with René Jacobs, direction / n.n., soprano / Yannick Debus, bass

»Händel program«

Georg Friedrich Händel: Apollo e Daphne HWV 122
Georg Friedrich Händel: Il delirio amoroso HWV 99

Line-up: 19 musicians, soprano, bass

October 2022

13 + 15 and 18 – 23 October

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Gottfried von der Goltz, violin and direction / Javier Zafra, bassoon / n.n. organ

»Off to the forest«

with works by Georg Friedrich Händel, Francesco Geminiani, Antonio Vivaldi

Line-up: 29 musicians, solo bassoon, organ

November 2022

8 – 10 November

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Gottfried von der Goltz, violin and direction / Zürcher Sing-Akademie / Torben Jürgens, bass-bariton / n.n. SAT

»Haydn 290«

Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 44 in E minor Hob. 1:44 „Trauersinfonie“
Joseph Haydn: Missa in Augustiis in D minor Hob. XXII:11

Line-up: 29 musicians, choir

7 – 10 November

La Folia Barockorchester
with Robin Peter Müller, violin and direction / Anna Prohaska, soprano, bass-bariton / n.n. SAT

»Celebration of Life in Death – Music (not only) in times of the plague«

Pandemics have always had an influence on the production of art. This program focusses on music from about 500 years reflecting the suffering from plague and other epidemics in cantatas, arias, funeral music, dances and popular songs. In the end all of them share the same message: the commitment to life!

with works by Oswald von Wolkenstein, Guillaume de Machaut, Reinhard Keiser, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Christoph Graupner, Francesco Cavalli, Henry Purcell, Barbara Strozzi, Salamone Rossi amongst others

Crossover supplement on request: songs by Leonard Cohen (Hallelujah), City (Am Fenster) and The Beatles (Eleanor Rigby)

Line-up: 9-10 musicians, soprano

10 – 14 and 16 – 20 November

La Folia Barockorchester
with Robin Peter Müller, violin and direction / Bejun Mehta, Countertenor of Life in Death – Music (not only) in times of the plague

»Cesare! – A Hero’s Journey«

In a cleverly created vocal programme, selected instrumental works of the Baroque period illuminate the multi-layered emotional worlds of Giulio Cesare, title character from Handel’s famous opera.

with works by Georg Friedrich Händel, Antonio Vivaldi, Archangelo Corelli, Georg Philipp Telemann, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Francesco Geminiani

Line-up: number of musicians tbc, countertenor

23 – 27 November

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Kristian Bezuidenhout, organ & direction / n.n. STB

»Welcome to all pleasures II«

with works by Henry Purcell und Georg Friedrich Händel

Line-up: 19 musicians

December 2022

14 / 15 / 17 December

Freiburger Barockorchester & Vox Luminis
with Lionel Meunier, bass and direction

»Magnificat«

Johann Kuhnau: “Uns ist ein Kind geboren” cantata BWV 142
Johann Kuhnau: Magnificat in C major
Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in E-flat major BWV 243a

Line-up: 23 musicians, 15 singer

January 2023

16 – 18 and 20 – 31 January

Finnish Baroque Orchestra
with Carolyn Sampson, soprano

»UN’ ALMA INNAMORATA – Italian Cantatas by Händel«

Händel’s Italian cantatas are among the most beautiful compositions that the Halle-born artist left to posterity. The interpretation by the Finnish Baroque Orchestra and soprano Carolyn Sampson promises a pulsating life as if under the southern sun!

with works by Georg Friedrich Händel, Antonio Vivaldi and Domenico Scarlatti

Line-up: 8 musicians, soprano

24 + 25 January

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano and direction / Lorenzo Coppola, clarinet / Corina Golomoz, viola

»Mozart Evolution «

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 25 KV 183„Kegelstatt“
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio in E-flat KV 498
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano concerto no. 9 in E-flat major KV 271 „Jenamy“

Line-up: 29 musicians, fortepiano

February 2023

19 + 20 February

Freiburger Barockorchester
with n.n., bass („Nachtwächter“)

»Carnival Ballets«

with works by Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Carlo Farina, Johann Rosenmüller, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Claudio Monteverdi, amongst others

Line-up: Freiburger BarockConsort: 15 musicans

26 + 27 February

Freiburger Barockorchester & Vox Luminis
with Lionel Meunier, bass and direction

»Stabat Mater II«

Christoph Bernhardt: Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener
Agostino Stefani: Stabat Mater
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Requiem in F minor

Line-up: 12 musicians, 12 singers

March 2023

5 – 8 March

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Gottfried von der Goltz, violin and direction / Bart Aerbeydt & Gijs Laceulle, horn

»On the hunt for romance«

Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 73 in D major „La chasse“
Antonio Rosetti: Horn concerto in E-flat major
Joseph Fiala: Parthia for 2 English horns, 2 French horns und bassoon
Friedrich Witt: Symphony in C major “Jena”

Line-up: number of musicians tbc, 2x solo horn

16 – 20 and 22 + 24 March

Freiburger Barockorchester & Vox Luminis
with mit Lionel Meunier, bass and direction / Raphael Höhn, evangelist and direction

»Johann Sebastian Bach: St. Matthew passion BWV 244«

Line-up: 35 musicians, 12 singers

April 2023

15 / 16 / 19 / 21 April

Freiburger Barockorchester
with n.n., direction

»Evening of serenades«

Antonín Dvořák: Serenade in D minor op. 44
Antonín Dvořák: Serenade in E major op. 22
Johannes Brahms: Serenade no. 1 in D major op. 11

Line-up: 32 musicians

May 2023

3 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 9 May

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Pablo Heras-Casado, direction / RIAS Kammerchor / n.n.. soprano (2X)

»A Midsummer Night’s Dream«

n.n.: Ouverture
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 6 D. 589
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream op. 61

Line-up: 47 musicians, choir, 2x soprano

June 2023

5 + 15 June

Freiburger Barockorchester
with René Jacobs, direction / RIAS Kammerchor (SATB) / Helena Rasker, Orfeo, alto / Polina Pastirchak, Euridice, soprano / Kateryna Kasper, Amore, soprano

»Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (concert version)«

Line-up: 37 musicians, choir, alto, 2x soprano

July 2023

30 + 31 July

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Valer Sabadus, soprano / Terry Wey, alto

»Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater in F minor P. 77)«

Line-up: Freiburger BarockConsort: 7 musicians, soprano, alto

August 2023

3 + 4 August

Freiburger Barockorchester
with Windsbacher Knabenchor

»Johann Sebastian Bach: St Matthew Passion bwv 244«

Line-up: number of musicians tbc

ORCHESTRAS & ENSEMBLES

B’Rock Orchestra
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Chaarts
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Compagnia di Punto
Coro e Orchestra Ghislieri
Europa Galante
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Freiburger Barockorchester
Il Giardino Armonico
Kronos Quartett
La Folia Barockorchester
musicAeterna
Oberon Trio
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Vox Luminis

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Aga Khan Music Programme
Ensemble Mini
Molyvos International Music Festival
Stegreif.Orchester