Founded in 1985 in Cologne, Germany, Concerto Köln has released more than 50 CDs, everything from Bach and Vivaldi to operas by Gluck and Mozart. Yet Saturday at Emmanuel Church, the ensemble was making its Boston Early Music Festival debut, with a program of concertos by Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, and Evaristo Felice dall’Abaco. Why it had not previously played in Boston remained as much a mystery after the concert as before.
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