An accomplished musician and avid supporter of the arts, Grand Prince Ferdinand of Tuscany stood as one of the last in the Medici dynasty. He turned Florence into a centre of excellence, attracting the best musicians from far and wide.
The English Concert
Harry Bicket director/harpsichord
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Handel Overture-Suite from Rodrigo HWV 5
Legrenzi Sonata for four violins Op.10 from La Cetra
Corelli Concerto Grosso in D Op.6, No.1
Vivaldi Concerto for two violins in D minor Op.3, No.11 from L'estro armonico RV 565
A. Scarlatti Introduzione all Oratorio "Cain, overo il primo omicidio"
Vinaccesi Sonata IV
Marcello Oboe concerto in C minor
Vivaldi Concerto for four violins in B minor Op.3, No.10 from L'estro armonico RV 580