celebrates the best of the Baroque on period instruments in this tribute to the violin. Featuring its four concert masters - Mayumi Hirasaki, Jesus Merino Ruiz, Sunske Sato,
and Evgenii Sviridov
- the ensemble highlights the era's finest German and Italian concertos for violin, from Bach's Double Violin Concerto to Vivaldi's B-Minor Concerto for Four Violins.
Handel: Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 6, No. 2
Bach: Concerto for two violins in D minor
Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in A major
Locatelli: Concerto for 4 violins and strings in F major
Handel: Concerto for organ and strings in F major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso ("La Follia")
Vivaldi: Concerto for 4 violins, cello, strings, and basso continuo
is one of the world's most admired period instrument orchestras, known for clarity of sound and performances with a palpable sense of the dramatic. For over 30 years, the orchestra has ranked among the leading historically-informed performance practice ensembles. Whether performing in their home city, where they've maintained deep roots, or making guest appearances in the great international music capitals and festivals, Concerto Köln is synonymous with outstanding interpretations of early music.