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Vivaldi & Handel / Davidson, Academy of Ancient Music


Release Date: 07/06/2018 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 537  
Composer:  George Frideric HandelAntonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Grace Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Signum Records are proud to present the debut orchestral recording from Grace Davidson, one of the UK’s leading British sopranos specialising in Baroque music. She is joined by some of Europe’s leading Baroque musicians from the Academy of Ancient Music to perform a selection of works by Handel and Vivaldi, with performaces led by violinist Bojan Cicic under artistic director Joseph Crouch. Grace won the Early Music Prize while studying singing at London’s Royal Academy of Music. Since then, she has worked with the leading Baroque ensembles of our day, singing under the batons of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Paul McCreesh, Philippe Herreweghe and Harry Christophers. Her discography includes a decade of albums with The Sixteen, many of which Read more feature her as soloist – Handel’s Jeptha (as Angel), Dixit Dominus, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, Pianto della Madonna, and the Lutheran Masses of Bach. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Silete venti, HWV 242 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Davidson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; London, England 
2.
Gloria by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Davidson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1707; ?Italy 
3.
Salve Regina, HWV 241 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Davidson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Rome, Italy 
4.
Nulla in mundo pax sincera in E, RV 630 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Grace Davidson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

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