About

Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra is recognized as one of the premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance. The Orchestra has received wide critical acclaim for its concert and opera performances throughout North America, Europe, South America, Japan and Korea.

Posted: Dec-18-2013
Latest Recording

With this new album, Philippe Jaroussky revives a number of outstanding opera arias by Neapolitan composer and singing teacher Nicola Antonio Porpora whose most famous singing student was the castrato Farinelli. As usual, Jaroussky has done his own musicological research for this album and presents several world premiere recordings.

Posted: Sep-16-2013
Latest Acclaim
"... the ensemble brought tonal delicacy and wide dynamic contrasts to two Handel Concerti grosso (in A minor and G major, Op. 6, nos. 4 and 1). The astringent period timbres lent bite and the excellent theorbo player provided subtle textural touches."
— Chicago Classical Review
Posted: Mar-1-2014
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Posted: Jan-10-2014