I Fagiolini with Barokksolistene in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Oslo, December 2009.

Programmes with Orchestra

Several of the Renaissance and early Baroque programmes listed on the left include continuo instruments and 2 obbligato players. Below are larger-scale programmes with instrumental forces.


Monteverdi 1610 vespers (11 singers, 3-6 strings, 6 brass, 4 continuo)

Christmas Vespers in Venice (9 singers) + 2 violins, early brass.

Bach – B Minor Mass (8 singers, baroque band including brass)

Intimate Bach (G minor Lutheran Mass, Cantatas) (4 singers, strings, 2 oboes)

Bach – St. John Passion (6 singers, baroque band)

Purcell – Indian Queen / Fairy Queen (8 singers, baroque band incl. brass)

Berio – Sinfonia (8 singers + symphony orchestra)


Ensembles and orchestras recently worked with include Barokksolistene (Norway), Harmony of Nations (Europe), RLPO, AAM, English Concert, Feinstein Ensemble and English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble (UK).

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