Concerto Copenhagen 30th Anniversary Concert

November 8, 2023, 10:00 pm

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Interior of a church
Church of Our Saviour, Copenhagen

Concerto Copenhagen in 2021 celebrated its 30th anniversary with a concert of favorites of the ensemble and the audience. Conductor Lars Ulrik Mortensen in cooperation with the audience, presents a cavalcade of their favorite music from the Baroque era. The first part of the concert consists of works selected by Lars Ulrik Mortensen, no small task, considering the vast amount of music the orchestra has played during the 30 years of its existence. The second part of tonight’s concert feature music chosen by the audience from a list compiled by Maestro Mortensen.

Tonight’s program was recorded live in concert November 27, 2021, in the Queen’s Hall in Copenhagen’s Royal Library. A blue “Listen” button will appear when the stream is accessible.


Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

Excerpts from Les Boréades
– Ouverture – Air Andante (gracieux) – Les Vents – Air pour Borilée – Gavottes pour les Heures et les Zéphyrs – Rigaudons pour les Zéphyrs – Entrée de Polymnie

Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758)
excerpts from Suite from The Golovin Music
– Entrée – Larghetto – Gavottes I and II – Hornpipe

Georg Muffat (1653-1704)
Armonico Tributo: Sonata V
– Passacaglia

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17
– Overture

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
excerpts from Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 6/8

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D, BWV 1050
– Third Movement (Allegro)

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
The Fairy Queen, Z. 629
– Chaconne

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
– Air

Concerto Copenhagen
Lars Ulrik Mortensen: harpsichordist, conductor