Baroque delights – Maurice Steger & La Cetra Basel

July 21, 2021, 10:00 pm

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A pair of slippers from Venice, Italy, early 18th-century

Recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger and La Cetra Baroque Orchestra Basel were among the guest artists at the Engadin Festival, held since 1941 in & around St Moritz in Switzerland. The program is titled Baroque Delights, and that’s exactly what we’ll hear.

Tonight’s program was recorded August 6, 2020, in the Reithalle, St. Moritz, as part of the Engadin Festival’s “Concerts of a Lifetime” Series. Thanks ro WFMT’s association with the European Broadcasting Union, we’re able to bring you tonight’s broadcast as a stream for 30 days beginning tomorrow. A blue “Listen” button will appear when the stream is accessible.


George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Trio Sonata in G, HWV 399

Recorder Concerto in F, HWV 369 & 293

Chaconne in G, HWV 435


Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Musical Geography Suite, TWV 55


George Frideric Handel
Dance Suite, HWV 1 & 287


Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Recorder Concerto, after Sonata in G, op. 5/11


Domenico Sarro (1679-1744)
“Spirituoso” from Concerto in a minor

Maurice Steger, recorder and conductor
La Cetra Baroque Orchestra, Basel