Silvia Frigato & Heather Newhouse Lead the 2024 Festival Barocco Alessandro Stradella

(Photo credit: Nikolai Schukoff) The Festival Barocco Alessandro Stradella has announced its line up for the 2024 season. This article only features vocal works. Opening the festival, artistic director Andrea De Carlo leads the Ensemble Mare Nostrum in Stradella’s oratorio “San Giovanni Battista.” Soloist are sopranos Silvia Frigato and Dorota Szczepańska, countertenor Danilo Pastore, tenor Roberto Manuel Zangari, and bass {…}

Arianna Vendittelli, Jakub Józef Orliński, Luigi De Donato, & Benedetta Mazzucato Star in the 2024 Innsbruck Festival of Early Music

Programming for the 2024 Innsbruck Festival of Early Music has been announced. This article only features vocal performances. First up is a workshop for the upcoming performances of Giacomelli’s “Cesare in Egitto.” Soloists include Arianna Vendittelli, Emőke Barath, Filippo Mineccia, Margherita Maria Sala, Valerio Contaldo, and Federico Fiorio. Ottavio Dantone conducts the Accademia Bizantina. Performance Date: July 27, 2024 (Tyrolean {…}