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Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria: PROLOGUE, "Mortal cosa son io" (L'Umana Fragilità) René Jacobs, René Jacobs, Dominique Visse, Michael Schopper, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Martina Bovet and Concerto Vocale, Dominique Visse, Michael Schopper 08:37
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Atto I, Scena 7: "Alma del gran Pompeo" Jennifer Larmore, René Jacobs, Concerto Köln 06:06
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Atto I, Scena 8: "Nel tuo seno" Bernarda Fink, René Jacobs, Concerto Köln 05:56
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Atto I, Scena 4: "Svegliatevi nel core" Marianne Rørholm, René Jacobs, Concerto Köln 06:59
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria: ACT I, Scene 6, "In questo basso mondo" (Feaci) René Jacobs, René Jacobs, Michael Schopper and Concerto Vocale, Michael Schopper, Concerto Vocale 02:14
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 : 7. Auftritt. Nr. 5. Quintett, Papageno : "Hm! Hm! Hm!" Daniel Schmutzhard, Daniel Schmutzhard, Daniel Behle, René Jacobs, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Inga Kalna, Isabelle Druet and Anna Grevelius, Daniel Behle, René Jacobs 05:51
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Atto I, Scena 6: "L'empio, sleale" Derek Lee Ragin, Concerto Köln, René Jacobs 03:38
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Atto I, Scena 8: "Tu la mia stella" Barbara Schlick, Concerto Köln, René Jacobs 05:18
Kleine geistliche Konzerte II: Habe deine Lust an dem Herren, SWV 311 Concerto Vocale, René Jacobs and Sebastian Hennig, Concerto Vocale, René Jacobs, Sebastian Hennig 05:03
Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo: No. 18 Aria Maddalena "Pompe inutili" René Jacobs, René Jacobs, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Chiara Banchini and Maria Cristina Kiehr, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Chiara Banchini 06:25

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René Jacobs is a highly regarded Belgian conductor who began his career as an acclaimed countertenor with many recordings of Baroque music and the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. He also made many albums as conductor of Bach compositions including his 'Mass in B Minor' and 'Secular Cantatas'. He conducts in the major concert halls around the world and served as artistic director of opera programmes at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music from 1991 to 2009.

His album 'George Fredrick Handel: Agrippina' reached number 34 on Billboard's Classical Albums Chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award as Best Opera Recording in 2012. He won the award in 2004 for 'Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro', which was also nominated as Best Classical Album. His first nomination for the opera prize was for 'Handel: Giulio Cesare' in 1992 followed in 2004 by 'Scarlatti, A: Griselda' and in 2006 for 'Mozart: La Clemenza Di Tito', which was also nominated as Best Classical Album. 'Scarlatti: Il Primo Omicidio' (1999) and 'Monteverdi: Madrigali Guerrieri Ed Amorosi' (2003) were nominated for Best Small Ensemble Performance With Or Without a Conductor, 'Arias for Farinelli (Porpora, Hasse, Broschi, Etc.)' was nominated for Best Classical Vocal Performance and 'Haydn: The Creation' (2010) and 'Bach: Matthäus-Passion' were nominated for Best Choral Performance.