Period & Chamber

Il pomo d’oro

Introduction

The ensemble il pomo d’oro was founded in 2012. It is characterized by an authentic, dynamic interpretation of operas and instrumental works from the Baroque and Classical period. The musicians are all well-known specialists and are among the best in the field of historical performance practice. The ensemble so far worked with the conductors Riccardo Minasi, Maxim Emelyanychev, Stefano Montanari, George Petrou and Enrico Onofri and Francesco Corti. Violinists Federico Guglielmo and Zefira Valova lead the orchestra in various projects. Since 2016 Maxim Emelyanychev has been its chief conductor.

il pomo d’oro is a regular guest in prestigious concert halls and festivals all over Europe. With the program of the 2016 recording with Joyce DiDonato, In War and Peace, conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev and awarded with an Echo Klassik 2017, the orchestra is on tour worldwide.

The discography of il pomo d’oro includes several opera recordings: Händel’s Tamerlano, Partenope and Ottone, Vinci’ s Catone in Utica, Recitals with the countertenors Max Emanuel Cencic, Franco Fagioli and Xavier Sabata, and with mezzosopranos Ann Hallenberg and Joyce DiDonato. Among the instrumental albums the recordings of Haydn’s violin and harpsichord concertos as well as a cello album with Edgar Moreau received Echo Klassik Awards in 2016.

In the year 2018 and 2019 a number of new recordings will be published: Handel Arias with Franco Fagioli, 17th century opera prologues with Francesca Aspromonte, Virtuosissimo with Dmitry Sinkovsky, Handel’s Serse with Franco Fagioli in the title role, Anima Sacra with Jakub Orlinski, J.S.Bach violin concerts with Shunske Sato, Barbara Strozzi with Emöke Barath.


Introduction

The ensemble il pomo d’oro was founded in 2012. It is characterized by an authentic, dynamic interpretation of operas and instrumental works from the Baroque and Classical period. The musicians are all well-known specialists and are among the best in the field of historical performance practice. The ensemble so far worked with the conductors Riccardo Minasi, Maxim Emelyanychev, Stefano Montanari, George Petrou and Enrico Onofri and Francesco Corti. Violinists Federico Guglielmo and Zefira Valova lead the orchestra in various projects. Since 2016 Maxim Emelyanychev has been its chief conductor.

il pomo d’oro is a regular guest in prestigious concert halls and festivals all over Europe. With the program of the 2016 recording with Joyce DiDonato, In War and Peace, conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev and awarded with an Echo Klassik 2017, the orchestra is on tour worldwide.

The discography of il pomo d’oro includes several opera recordings: Händel’s Tamerlano, Partenope and Ottone, Vinci’ s Catone in Utica, Recitals with the countertenors Max Emanuel Cencic, Franco Fagioli and Xavier Sabata, and with mezzosopranos Ann Hallenberg and Joyce DiDonato. Among the instrumental albums the recordings of Haydn’s violin and harpsichord concertos as well as a cello album with Edgar Moreau received Echo Klassik Awards in 2016.

In the year 2018 and 2019 a number of new recordings will be published: Handel Arias with Franco Fagioli, 17th century opera prologues with Francesca Aspromonte, Virtuosissimo with Dmitry Sinkovsky, Handel’s Serse with Franco Fagioli in the title role, Anima Sacra with Jakub Orlinski, J.S.Bach violin concerts with Shunske Sato, Barbara Strozzi with Emöke Barath.

Performance Schedule

 
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    19:30 29 May 2019 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, PARIS

    HANDEL Agrippina

    Joyce DiDonato, Agrippina
    Gianluca Buratto, Claudio
    Elsa Benoit, Poppea
    Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Ottone / Giunone
    Franco Fagioli, Nerone
    Andrea Mastroni, Pallante
    Carlo Vistoli, Narciso
    Biagio Pizzuti, Lesbo

    Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor / harpsichord
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    19:30 31 May 2019 Barbican Centre, LONDON

    HANDEL Agrippina

    Joyce DiDonato, Agrippina
    Luca Pisaroni, Claudio
    Elsa Benoit, Poppea
    Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Ottone / Giunone
    Franco Fagioli, Nerone
    Andrea Mastroni, Pallante
    Carlo Vistoli, Narciso
    Biagio Pizzuti, Lesbo

    Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor / harpsichord
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    19:00 01 Jun 2019 Milton Court Hall, LONDON

    HANDEL Concerto Grosso Op 6, No 2
    PLATTI Cello Concerto in D major
    DURANTE Concerto for strings in F minor
    TARTINI Cello Concerto in A major
    HASSE Sinfonia in G minor, Op 5 No 6
    CORELLI Concerto Grosso, Op 6 No 1
    BOCCHERINI Cello Concerto in D major

    Edgar Moreau, cello
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    19:00 02 Jun 2019 Turku Concert Hall, TURKU

    HANDEL Agrippina

    Samantha Hankey, Agrippina
    Luca Pisaroni, Claudio
    Elsa Benoit, Poppea
    Xavier Sabata, Ottone
    Franco Fagioli, Nerone
    Andrea Mastroni, Pallante
    Jakub Jósef Orlinski, Narciso
    Biagio Pizzuti, Lesbo

    Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor / harpsichord
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