Duo Floridante and Sensitive Baroque in Liepaja

The beginning of January saw two members of our baroque ensemble Floridante – Meelis Orgse and me – performing a duo program Sensitive Baroque in the Hika Hall of the Hotel Promenade in Liepaja, Latvia. The program mostly consisted of works by the early Italian baroque masters but not only:

Girolamo Kapsberger (1580 – 1651). Toccata II arpeggiata
Dario Castello (c.1590 – c.1658). Sonata prima
François Couperin (1668 – 1733). Concerts Royeaux: Premier Concert (Prelude, Allemande, Sarabande, Gavotte, Gigue)
Bellerofonte Castaldi (ca. 1581 – 1649). La Follia
Giovanni Paolo Cima (c. 1570 – 1622). Sonata a 2. Violino o violone

Intermission

Giovanni Battista Fontana (ca.1580/89 –  ca.1630). Sonata seconda a violino solo
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750). Partita BWV 1004: 5. Chaconne
Francesca Caccini (1587 – after 1641). Lasciatemi qui solo    
Antonio Bertali (1605 – 1669). Chiacona

By the way, our band Floridante is now represented by Estonian Record Productions:

Some photos by Ilze Dimza:

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