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In War & Peace - Harmony Through Music / DiDonata, Emelyanychev, Il Pomo d'Oro


Release Date: 04/06/2018 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 567656  
Composer:  Leonardo LeoGeorge Frideric HandelHenry PurcellNiccolò Jommelli,   ... 
Performer:  Joyce DiDonatoMaxim EmelyanychevMagdalena KarolakAnna Fusek
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Number of Discs: 1 
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Recorded live in June 2017 at the magnificent Liceu Theatre in Barcelona, this is the companion to Joyce DiDonato’s award-winning CD album In War and Peace: Harmony through Music. Seeking answers to the existential question “In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?”, it makes a compelling piece of music theatre as DiDonato journeys through arias by Handel, Purcell, Monteverdi, Leo and Jommelli with Il Pomo d’Oro and conductor Maxim Emelyanychev

. On stage, In War and Peace: Harmony through Music makes a compelling piece of music theatre. In Barcelona, as on the European and North American tours she made in late 2016,
Read more DiDonato was joined by the baroque orchestra Il Pomo d’Oro and its principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro! by Leonardo Leo
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Giulio Cesare: Vani sono i lamenti.Svegliatevi nel core by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
3.
The Indian Queen: They tell us that you mighty powers above by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4.
Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Magdalena Karolak (Oboe), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord), Joyce DiDonato ()
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Rinaldo: Augelletti che cantate by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord), Anna Fusek (Sopranino Recorder), Joyce DiDonato ()
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7.
Attilio Regolo: Par che di Giubilo by Niccolò Jommelli
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Classical 
Written: 1753 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
8.
Susanna: Lead me, oh lead me to some cool retreat. Crystal streams in murmurs flowing by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; England 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9.
Giulio Cesare: Da tempeste il legno infranto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (), Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Pomo D’oro
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
10.
Jephtha: Some dire event hangs o'er our heads. Scenes of horror, scenes of woe by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord), Joyce DiDonato ()
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1752 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
11.
Dido and Aeneas: Thy hand, Belinda. When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Maxim Emelyanychev (Harpsichord), Joyce DiDonato ()
Conductor:  Maxim Emelyanychev
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; United Kingdom 
Venue:  Gustav Mahler Hall, Kulturzentrum Grand 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
12.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
13.
Da pacem Domine by Arvo Pärt
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004; Germany 
14.
Responsories (9), Feria 5: no 2, Tristis est anima mea by Carlo Gesualdo
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1611; Italy 
15.
Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730 by Henry Purcell
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 

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