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1999 Festival

Operatic Centerpiece

Ercole Amante

Music by Francesco Cavalli (1602–1676)
Libretto by Francesco Buti (d. 1682)

Details

Festival Concerts

Andreas Staier, harpsichord
Variacones del Fandango Español

Ensemble Sarband

directed by Vladimir Ivanoff
Sephardic Songs in the Hispano-Arabic Tradition of Medieval Spain

The King’s Noyse/BEMF Violin Band
Il Giardino d’Amore: Choice plums from

Alessandro Scarlatti’s rich musical garden

La Colombina
Feria VI in Passione Domini: La litrugia del Viernes Santo

Hespèrion XX

directed by Jordi Savall
Tonos Humanos & Differencias:

Spanish Songs & Instrumental Variations

Hespèrion XX

directed by Jordi Savall
Las Folias

The Boston Camerata

directed by Joel Cohen

Nueva España: Baroque fiestas in the New World

Dan Laurin, recorder

Byron Schenkman, harpsichord
Virtuosic Explosions in the Italian Style

La Luna
Sprezzatura

La Colombina
Musica en Las Españas de Felipe II: Villancicos, ensaladas,

and madrigals from 16th-century Catalonia, Castille, and Andalusia

Jan Willem Jansen, organ
B.A.C.H.: Bruna, Arauxo, Cabanilles, and de Heredia

Tragicomedia

with Marco Beasley, tenor
Festa Napolitana