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February 2019

Recording The Godfather

February 11 | 10:00 am - February 14 | 5:00 pm
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School
Wells, BA5 2ST United Kingdom

In February 2019 La Serenissima returns to Cedars Hall in Wells to record its flagship programme The Godfather. The musical world of 18th-century Europe was a small one. Despite the problems presented by contemporary standards of transport, it was quite normal for composers in one part of Europe to be au fait with what was happening elsewhere. This is borne out by the closeness of three German composers: Pisendel, godfather to one of Telemann’s children; Telemann, godfather to CPE Bach;…

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La Serenissima in Oxford

February 21 | 7:30 pm
Keble College, Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PG United Kingdom

VIVALDI : DOUBLE CONCERTOS   Concerto in D minor for two oboes RV 535 Concerto in B flat major for violin and cello RV 547 Concerto in A minor for two oboes RV 536 Concerto in F major for two horns RV 538 ** (interval) Concerto in F major for two horns RV 539 Concerto in A major for violin and cello RV 546 Concerto in F major for violin, cello, two oboes and two horns RV 574   with…

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Vivaldi x2 in Bath

February 23 | 11:00 am
Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street
Bath, BA1 2QH United Kingdom

VIVALDI : DOUBLE CONCERTOS   Concerto in D minor for two oboes RV 535 Concerto in B flat major for violin and cello RV 547 Concerto in A minor for two oboes RV 536 Concerto in F major for two horns RV 538 ** (interval) Concerto in F major for two horns RV 539 Concerto in A major for violin and cello RV 546 Concerto in F major for violin, cello, two oboes and two horns RV 574   with…

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March 2019

La Serenissima at The Wigmore Hall

March 17 | 7:30 pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street
London, W1U 2BP United Kingdom

L’Amante Abbandonata : Italian Cantatas from the Settecento La Serenissima, director Adrian Chandler Renata Pokupic, mezzo-soprano   Che giova il sospirar for mezzo-soprano, strings & continuo Antonio VIVALDI (1678 – 1741) Arianna abbandonata for mezzo-soprano, strings & continuo Benedetto MARCELLO (1686 – 1739) interval Notte che in caro d’ombre for mezzo-soprano, strings & continuo H480 Alessandro SCARLATTI (1660 – 1725) Concerto for strings & continuo in A, RV 158 Antonio VIVALDI  Didone abbandonata for mezzo-soprano, strings & continuo Giovanni Alberti…

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May 2019

La Serenissima at the London Festival of Baroque Music

May 10 | 7:30 pm
St John’s Smith Square, Smith Square
London, SW1P 3HA United Kingdom
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The Godfather  A feast of instrumental colour with oboes, bassoons, trumpets, timpani, strings and continuo by the finest composers of the baroque   Concerto for 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, bassoon, strings & continuo in D, TWV 54: D3 Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681 - 1767)   Concerto movement for violin, strings & continuo in a Johann Georg PISENDEL   Concerto movement for 2 oboes, bassoon, strings & continuo in E flat Johann Georg PISENDEL (1687 – 1755)   Concerto movement for violin, 3 trumpets, timpani, 2…

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June 2019

Settecento : Baroque Instrumental music from the Italian States

June 6 | 7:45 pm
Chapel of Trinity College, Oxford, Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3BH United Kingdom
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Sonata for recorder, 2 violins & continuo in c Alessandro SCARLATTI (1660 – 1725)   Sonata for violin & continuo in g, Op 4/11 Evaristo Felice DALL’ABACO (1675 – 1742)   Sonata for cello & continuo in a Antonio VANDINI (1690 – 1778)   Sonata for recorder, 2 violins & continuo in g Francesco MANCINI (1672 – 1737)   Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in b Giuseppe Antonio BRESCIANELLO (1690 – 1758)   Sonata for violin & continuo in…

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July 2019

Caldara in Buxton

July 9 | 7:15 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water Street
Buxton, SK17 6XN United Kingdom
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Lucio Papirio Dittatore Antonio Caldara (1671–1736) The story of family strife in pre-Imperial Rome, this forgotten gem by the Italian composer Antonio Caldara, featuring jubilant choral writing and dazzling virtuoso arias, is a perfect vehicle for La Serenissima. Lucio Papirio Dittatore was composed by Caldara in 1719, by which time he was serving as vice-kapellmeister to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. Being composed for the imperial court, there are a number of characteristics rarely found elsewhere in opera seria,…

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Caldara in Buxton

July 13 | 7:15 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water Street
Buxton, SK17 6XN United Kingdom

Lucio Papirio Dittatore Antonio Caldara (1671–1736) The story of family strife in pre-Imperial Rome, this forgotten gem by the Italian composer Antonio Caldara, featuring jubilant choral writing and dazzling virtuoso arias, is a perfect vehicle for La Serenissima. Lucio Papirio Dittatore was composed by Caldara in 1719, by which time he was serving as vice-kapellmeister to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. Being composed for the imperial court, there are a number of characteristics rarely found elsewhere in opera seria,…

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I maestri Italiani

July 17 | 3:30 pm
St John’s Church, St John's Road
Buxton, SK17 6BE United Kingdom

Vivaldi & Brescianello Concertos & Overtures   Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in e, RV 281 Antonio VIVALDI (1678 – 1741)   Concerto for strings & continuo in A, RV 158 Antonio VIVALDI   Overture con Una Chiacona for strings & continuo in D Giuseppe Antonio BRESCIANELLO (c1690 – 1758) / reconstruction Adrian Chandler   Concerto for violin, cello, strings & continuo in B flat Giuseppe Antonio BRESCIANELLO   ‘Concerto Madrigalesco’ for strings and continuo in d, RV 129…

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Caldara in Buxton

July 18 | 2:00 pm
Buxton Opera House, Water Street
Buxton, SK17 6XN United Kingdom

Lucio Papirio Dittatore Antonio Caldara (1671–1736) The story of family strife in pre-Imperial Rome, this forgotten gem by the Italian composer Antonio Caldara, featuring jubilant choral writing and dazzling virtuoso arias, is a perfect vehicle for La Serenissima. Lucio Papirio Dittatore was composed by Caldara in 1719, by which time he was serving as vice-kapellmeister to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI. Being composed for the imperial court, there are a number of characteristics rarely found elsewhere in opera seria,…

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