Pace e guerra Terry Wey

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Album-Release:
2017

HRA-Release:
17.02.2017

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)

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  • Pietro Torri (1650 - 1737):
  • 1Lucio Vero: Pace e guerra03:19
  • Domenico Natalesarro (1679 - 1744):
  • 2L'Arsace: Quell'usignuolo05:05
  • Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759): Partenope, HWV 27:
  • 3Partenope, HWV 27: Rosmira, ove ti guida01:48
  • 4Partenope, HWV 27: Ch'io parta04:15
  • 5Partenope, HWV 27: Furibondo spira il vento03:58
  • Johann Adolf Hasse (1699 - 1783):
  • 6Demetrio: Dal mio ben che tanto amai08:46
  • Carlo Francesco Pollarolo (1658 - 1723):
  • 7Ariodante: Già mi par04:05
  • Georg Friedrich Händel:
  • 8Lotario, HWV 26: Non disperi peregrino06:10
  • Leonardo Vinci (1690 - 1730): Il Medo, HelN 72:
  • 9Il Medo, HelN 72: Pria che sposarlo00:35
  • 10Il Medo, HelN 72: Taci o di morte08:07
  • 11Il Medo, HelN 72: Sento scherzar07:29
  • Pietro Torri:
  • 12Amadis di Grecia: La cara tua favella07:04
  • Francesco Gasparini (1661 - 1727):
  • 13Il Bajazet: A dispetto03:53
  • Pietro Torri:
  • 14Venceslao: Parto, non ha costanza10:06
  • Total Runtime01:14:40

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Terry Wey was the leading soprano soloist of the Vienna Boys’ Choir. He has worked under some of the leading conductors in the world today & has been invited to perform at some of the most important venues in the world such as Musikverein Wien, Barbican Centre, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Lincoln Centre New York & more. In this album, Wey appears with the Bach Consort Wien – one of the most prominent baroque ensembles in Austria and founded by director Ruben Dubrovsky in 1999. In recent years, the orchestra has distinguished itself as an opera orchestra and performed in the Austrian premiere of Porporas Polifemo as well as performing for the first time in Vienna, Mozart’s ‘La clemenza di Tito’ on original instruments. Countertenor Terry Wey selects the most beautiful arias written for one for one of the leading castratos of the early 18th-Century - Antonio Maria Bernacchi (1685-1756). As well as 3 well-known Handel arias, the album features x7 world premiere recordings of works by Pietro Torri (1650-1737), Domenico Sarros (1679-1744), Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783), Carlo Francesco Pollarolo (1653-1723) & Leonardo Vinci (1690-1730).

Terry Wey, countertenor
Valer Sabadus, countertenor
Vivica Genaux, mezzo-soprano
Bach Consort Wien
Ruben Dubrovsky, conductor



Terry Wey
born into a Swiss-American family of musicians in Berne, Switzerland in 1985, experienced a rich musical education as leading soprano soloist of the Vienna Boys’ Choir and went on to study voice with Silvija Vojnic-Purchar, Kurt Equiluz, and Christine Schwarz at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, where he also studied as a concert pianist. After winning several competitions such as the scholarship of the Migros-Genossenschaftsbund in Zurich or the International Kärntner-Sparkasse Wörthersee Music-scholarship, he started working almost immediately with leading Early Music ensembles such as the Clemencic Consort, Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble or Les Arts Florissants, under conductors such as William Christie, Thomas Hengelbrock, Marc Minkowski, Konrad Junghänel or Michael Hofstetter. He was invited to some of the most important venues and festivals, e.g. Musikverein Wien, Barbican Centre London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Lincoln Center New York, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Händelfestspiele Halle, Rheingau Musikfestival or Bregenzer Festspiele.

On opera stage, he performed in a variety of different roles such as Oberon (Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Ruggiero (Vivaldi: Orlando Furioso) or Andronico (Legrenzi: Il Giustino) at opera houses such as Staatsoper Stuttgart, Theater an der Wien, Teatro Real Madrid or Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, working with stage directors like Nicolas Brieger, Balázs Kovalik or Pier Luigi Pizzi, but also with the free theater collective Nico and the Navigators. His debut at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2010 conducted by Riccardo Muti at Felsenreitschule Salzburg (N. Jommelli: Betulia Liberata) was highly acclaimed, as was his appearance as Arsamenes in Stefan Herheim's triumphantly successful production of Händel's Xerxes at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf (2013) and his recent debut under Nikolaus Harnoncourt in Purcell's The Fairy Queen at the Styriarte Festival 2014.

Terry Wey’s special interest in renaissance polyphony led him to found the vocal ensemble Cinquecento, which was soon signed to the british label hyperion. He also regularly works with leading vocal ensembles such as the Huelgas Ensemble, Weser-Renaissance or Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam. Apart from eight CDs with Cinquecento (hyperion), his discography includes complete recordings of Albinoni’s Il Nascimento dell’Aurora (Oehms Classics), Handel’s Israel in Egypt (Carus) and Faramondo (Virgin classics), as well as Bach’s B-Minor-Mass conducted by Marc Minkowski (naïve) and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with male soprano Valer Barna-Sabadus (Oehms).

Booklet for Pace e guerra

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