Review: Philharmonia Baroque Unearths a 300-Year-Old Rarity

On May 9, 2016 |
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Nicholas McGegan

“Occasional music seldom outlives the occasion it commemorates, except when, say, a Handel work is involved, as with the “Music for the Royal Fireworks” or many another toss-off. Alessandro Scarlatti’s grand serenata “La Gloria di Primavera” (“The Glory of Spring”) — which the San Francisco-based Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, led by its music director, Nicholas McGegan, presented at Zankel Hall on Friday evening — is a fascinating case study.”

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