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One of Italy’s most vibrant and exciting groups dedicated
to period-instrument performance of 18th century music
Fanfare magazine

Founded by Marcello Di Lisa, Concerto de’ Cavalieri performs at international venues such as Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Musikverein in Vienna, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Arsenal de Metz, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Philharmonie Essen, Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, Rheingau Festival, Musikfest Bremen, Festival d’Ambronay, Festival de Radio France, collaborating with renowned soloists like Daniela Barcellona, Vivica Genaux, Vesselina Kasarova, Ann Hallenberg, Kristina Hammarström, Ana Quintans, Maurice Steger.

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The orchestra also enjoys a busy recording activity for Sony and, among others, it has started The Baroque Project, a long-standing project with Sony Classical on 18th century Italian Opera, which has arrived at the fifth volume in the series, and includes numerous world premiere recordings.

Concerto de’ Cavalieri’s recordings and concert performances regularly receive critical acclaim by the press: Flamboyant playing. Gramophone - Concerto de’ Cavalieri’s sterling musicianship has vigor, thrust and eloquence. Musical America - Energie communicative, dynamisme des rythmes. Difficile de ne pas succomber à un tel sens de la mise en scène! Classica Magazine - Concerto de’ Cavalieri fait partie des formations baroques d’excellence. Forum Opera - Ein exquisites, mit viel Verve aufspielendes Ensemble. Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk - Unter der Leitung von Marcello Di Lisa entstehen Interpretationen von hoher Präzision. Süddeutsche Zeitung - Die ganze Feinheiten der Musik in allen Details hörbar werden. Norddeutscher Rundfunk - Marcello Di Lisa imprime alla sua orchestra il sigillo dell'eccezionalità. L’Opera. - Interpretación colosal, como era de esperar de tal orquesta y tal director. Ritmo - Una exhibición ininterrumpida de bravura y temperamento artístico. Scherzo.

Concerto de’ Cavalieri’s repertoire ranges from the music of the late 17th century to the early Romantic period, with a focus on the Roman musical heritage and particularly on the unpublished works of Alessandro Scarlatti.



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