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1. Handel: Royal Fireworks
2. Handel: Rinaldo ("Lascia ch’io pianga")
3. Handel : Serse (“Ombra mai fu")
4. Handel : Scipione (“Scoglio d’immota fronte”)
5. Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
1. Charpentier : Te Deum
2. Marcello: Oboe concerto d minor
3. Broschi : Artaserse (Son qual nave) ’
4. Porpora: Siface (“Come nave in mezzo all’onde”) (Porpora)
5. Vivaldi Griselda (« Agitata da due venti”)
Stéphane Decor -Conductor
As an accomplished trumpet player and Maestro, Stéphane Decor began his career conducting chamber and symphonic orchestras in Switzerland and England. His passion for music has led to many educational concerts, initiatives, and support for artists to revive their careers. Stéphane is an accomplished producer and manager with a stellar career in classical and performances for leading political figures and royal dignitaries. His experience spans from conducting Wagner at as a young man to his expertise in directing Baroque music, especially on original instruments.
Laura Ansaldi is an Italian soprano and actress with an international career. Her voice is characterized by a remarkable versatility that allows it to range over a vast repertoire: She started as a dramatic soprano of agility, her vocal talent is able to perform other titles, ranging from chamber music to sacred music. She has a great concert and operatic experience gained both in Italy and abroad with orchestras around the world. In recital, Laura creates a very strong relationship with the audience. She has starred in numerous operas always in lead roles (such as Tosca, La Traviata, Madama Butterfly). Laura is also a voice teacher and chairman of the committee in several international competitions.
Yehyun Kim is a Korean-born oboist and will be performing the Oboe Concerto in D Minor by Alessandro Marcello. She has performed with numerous international orchestras including the Prague Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra and the North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; in Austria with the Wiener Mozart Orchester; in Germany with the Bach Reichehller Orchestra. She has also appeared as soloist with the Vratsa State Philharmonic in Bulgaria, Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater Orchestra in Russia, invited performances in Italy and Georgia; and at a G20 music concert held by the Korean Cultural Center in Osaka, Japan.