Monteverdi Vespers (1610)

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Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 4:00pm

Town Hall, Birmingham

Monteverdi Vespers

Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble
His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts
Jeffrey Skidmore
conductor

 

To hear Monteverdi’s famous Vespers live is to travel back to the late Renaissance, the cusp of the Baroque, and to experience some of the most magnificent music of any era: a masterpiece of vocal and instrumental virtuosity that crosses the centuries, and speaks with just as much brilliance and emotion today.

 

We’re delighted to welcome back the world-class early brass ensemble, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts.

 

a first-rate rendering‘ (Church Times)

 

Monteverdi Vespro della beata Vergine (90’)

 

£40 / £30 / £20 / £13 including per ticket commission

 

Book online via the link above, or call the THSH box office on 0121 780 3333.

 


 

Pre-concert talk – 2:45PM

 

Professor John Whenham explores the evolution of Monteverdi’s musical style, with examples from Monteverdi’s madrigals ‘made spiritual’ performed by students of Birmingham Conservatoire.

 


 

Ways to save

 

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– savings of up to 30%
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