Overture and arias from the opera "Alcina" by George Frideric Handel, as well as works by Francesco Geminiani, Antonio Vivaldi and Baldassare Galuppi. Reading with excerpts from "In Praise of Folly".
Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Alain Claude Sulzer, reading
Other events on "In Praise of Folly" and literary history:
3:30 p.m. - City tour in the footsteps of Erasmus through Basel's old town with Martina Kuoni, meeting point: Basel Cathedral, Pforte.
17.00 - Concert Laboratorium klingt III: "Du angenehme Nachtigall", Ensemble Corydon (students of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis) with works by R. Keiser, J.F. Lampe, G.F. Händel, G. Fedeli, F. Gasparini and J.C. Pepusch, Schmiedenhof, Historical Guild Hall
6:30 p.m. - Colloquium III "In Praise of Folly" - Literary reflections with Alain Claude Sulzer and guests Dr. phil. Christine Christ-von Wedel and Tobias Roth, Schmiedenhof, Historischer Zunftsaal
8:00 p.m. - Concert introduction in the nave of the church by students of the Musicology Seminar of the University of Basel, Peterskirche
16.09.2022, 10.00-13.00 - Laboratorium III: Magdalena Kožená meets the students of the concert Laboratorium klingt III, Musik- und Kulturzentrum Don Bosco Basel, Heinz Holliger Auditorium
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