Vivaldi • Handel


Signum Records are proud to present the debut orchestral recording from Grace Davidson, one of the UK’s leading British sopranos specialising in Baroque music. She is joined by some of Europe’s leading Baroque musicians from the Academy of Ancient Music to perform a selection of works by Handel and Vivaldi, with performaces led by violinist Bojan Čičić under artistic director Joseph Crouch.

Grace won the Early Music Prize while studying singing at London’s Royal Academy of Music. Since then, she has worked with the leading Baroque ensembles of our day, singing under the batons of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Paul McCreesh, Philippe Herreweghe and Harry Christophers. Her discography includes a decade of CDs with The Sixteen, many of which feature her as soloist – Handel’s Jeptha (as Angel), Dixit Dominus, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, Pianto della Madonna, and the Lutheran Masses of Bach.

Davidson is outstanding for her seraphic purity and evenness of tone – Gramophone

The voice is radiantly fresh and clean The Times

Grace Davidson…voice seems to have been especially created to sing baroque music – Cross Rhythms

Each performance carves out an atmosphere of thoughtful, reflective poise capturing the settings’ interior spirit  – Classical Source

 iTUNES  Spotify

Grace Davidson soprano

Academy of Ancient Music

RELEASE DATE: 29/06/2018


BARCODE: 63521205372o

Silete venti, HWV 242 – George Frideric Handel

1 Sinfonia e Recitativo

2 Andante ma larghetto

3 Accompagnato

4 Andante, Allergo

5 Presto

Gloria, HWV deest – George Frideric Handel

6 Gloria in excelsis Deo

7 Et in terra pax

8 Laudamus te, benedicimus te

9 Domine Deus, rex coelestis

10 Qui tollis peccata mundi

11 Quoniam tu solus sanctus

Salve Regina, HWV 241 – George Frideric Handel

12 Salve, Regina, Mater misericordiae

13 Ad te clamamus exsules filii Evae

14 Eia, ergo, advocate nostra

15 O Clemens, O pie

Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630 – Antonio Vivaldi

16 Nulla in mundo pax sincera

17 Blando colore oculos mundus decepit

18 Spirat anguis

19 Alleluia

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