Giovanni Geronimo Kapsberger’s birth place and date of birth remain a mystery.

However, we know that on his arrival in Rome in 1605, he, the son of a German gentleman, quickly established his reputation as a Theorbo virtuoso.

He remained successful throughout his career...

From Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762), Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685-1759), Charles Avison (1709-1770)

With this program, The Flying Squad of the Queen takes off for the United Kingdom to meet with Francesco Geminiani. In the early XVIIIth...

March 23, 2018

Lessons from the darkness and Neapolitan instrumental music

Caresana. Scarlatti, Veneziano / album tracks

“Notturno” is the first record of the Flying Squad of the Queen.

This is the result of several years of work focusing on Italian music from the late XVII century. F...

March 19, 2018

This progam is articulated around two oratorios with the same name: Maddaleni ai piedi di Cristi, the Magdalene at the feet of Christ.

This well-known biblical tale was set to music by two composers both born in the same year in northern Italy.

Giovanni Bononcini (1670-1...