George Frideric Handel

Violinist Christina Day Martinson and Boston Baroque
Kathy Wittman, Ball Square Films / Boston Baroque

Thursday, April 30, 9pm

On a Festival 1750 broadcast, Boston Baroque performs Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 4, as well as works by Corelli, Vivaldi, and Rameau at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge.

clockwise from upper left: Aisslinn Nosky of the Handel and Haydn Society; Stile Antico; Boston Baroque
Stu Rosner; Marco Borggreve; Kathy Wittman, Ball Square Films / Handel and Haydn Society; Boston Early Music Festival; Boston Baroque

Friday, May 1, 9pm

The final broadcast of Festival 1750 features concert performances of a Bach concerto, choral music from Elizabethan England, and an orchestral masterpiece by Handel.

Boston Baroque's "Giulio Cesare"
Courtesy of Boston Baroque

Sunday, March 15, 2020
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with Boston Baroque, Handel's operatic masterpiece comes to life with conductor Martin Pearlman Baroque and Lawrence Zazzo in the title role.

Martin Pearlman Conducting the Boston Baroque Orchestra and Chorus
Courtesy of the Ensemble

Sunday, January 19, 2020
8:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman conducts Handel's masterful  oratorio "Jephtha," telling the biblical story of family, sacrifice, and piety, with tenor Nicholas Phan in the title role, on demand.

Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Uwe Arens

The Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin’s stunning new recording of Handel concertos is the first of a projected trilogy, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.