Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

Foppe Schut / Andreas Richter
Foppe Schut / Andreas Richter

The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra’s new album focuses on the very beginning of Mozart’s journey as a symphony composer, with liner notes that help you hear the flashes of his impending genius – and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Bernarda Fink
Julia Wesely

On the program:

Harpsichord Concerto in E, BWV 1053 - Christophe Rousset, harpsichord;  Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, conductor

Cantata BWV 169 Gott soll allein mein Herze haben (translation) - Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano;  Vocalconsort Berlin and Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Petra Müllejans, conductor

Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV 208 (arr. Ignaz Friedman) - Piers Lane, piano

On the program:

Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 662 (Leipzig) - Jacob Street, organ (Richards, Fowkes, & Co. organ at First Lutheran Church, Boston)

Cantata BWV 112 Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt (translation) - Katharine Fuge, soprano;  William Towers, alto;  Norbert Meyn, tenor;  Stephen Varcoe, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Concerto in D for three violins, BWV 1064R - Petra Müllejans, Gottfried von der Goltz, and Anne Katharina Schreiber, violins;  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn, BWV 1127 - Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano;  English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiiner, conductor