Links: Scarlatti in Jerusalem, Vivaldi Discovery in London, and Organ Matters in NYC



A few early music links of note.

  • Baroque Oratorio in Israel: The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra, under the direction of David Shemer, will present and record Alessandro Scarlatti’s Hagar and Ishmael.
  • More Vivaldi Found in Britain: Musicologist Michael Talbot has confirmed that two violin works in the collection of the Foundling Museum (London) are by Antonio Vivaldi, which follows a recent discovery of one of the composer’s concertos in Scotland. Related: Tom Service smells something fishy about the finds.
  • Renovated Organ at Alice Tully Hall: Barbara Jepson of the Wall Street Journal asks “does the organ matter?”

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