There are not many instrumental pieces that are as beautifully poignant as this one. Katharina Spreckelsen performs here the second movement of Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D Minor with The English Concert principals directed by Kristian Bezuidenhout.
Katharina Spreckelsen – Oboe
Nadja Zwiener, Tuomo Suni – Violins
Alfonso Leal del Ojo – Viola
Jonny Byers – Cello
Christine Sticher – Bass
Kristian Bezuidenhout – Harpsichord and Director
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