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      Paul Agnew, Music Director of Les Arts Florissants

      Les Arts Florissants and Monteverdi: Selections from the Seventh Book of Madrigals, Part I

      Claudio Monteverdi, the master of the madrigal, was baptized May 15, 1567. This week and next, Baroque&Before presents a recital of Claudio Monteverdi’s voluminous seventh book of madrigals, published in 1619. Les Arts Florissants and guest soloists are under the direction of Paul Agnew, Founded in 1979 by William Christie, Les Arts Florissants is known […]

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      Les Arts Florissants in concert

      Les Arts Florissants and Monteverdi: Selections from the Seventh Book of Madrigals, Part II

      Claudio Monteverdi, the master of the madrigal, was baptized May 15, 1567. This week, Baroque&Before presents the second half of a recital of Claudio Monteverdi’s voluminous seventh book of madrigals, published in 1619. Les Arts Florissants and guest soloists are under the direction of Paul Agnew, Founded in 1979 by William Christie, Les Arts Florissants […]

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      2014 Music in Paradise Festival: From Chant to Chanson

      Tonight, music from the 9th through 14th centuries, from Gregorian chant to songs of Guillaume de Machaut, presented at the 12th annual Music In Paradise Festival, held during the last two weeks of August in Seminary Church, a former Cisterian monastery in the Polish town of Paradyż. Recorded live in concert August 21, 2014. PROGRAM […]

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      2014 Music in Paradise Festival: The 17th-century Harpsichord

      Tonight’s program is a celebration of the 17th-century harpsichord, presented at the 12th annual Music In Paradise Festival, held during the last two weeks of August in Seminary Church, a former Cisterian monastery in the Polish town of Paradyż. Featured are works by French masters d’Anglebert and Le Roux are interposed those of German virtuoso […]

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      Recent Programs

      Voorhout: Domestic Music Scene

      Voorhout: Domestic Music Scene

      Buxtehude by Ensemble Hispania

      Ensemble Hispania, under the direction of Raúl Mallvibarrena, presents a recital of motets and cantatas by Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Rosenmüller, and Franz Tunder. Recorded live in concert March 8, 2014 in Madrid’s Teatro Monumental PROGRAM Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm, BuxWV 10 Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab’, BuxWV 38 Nichts […]

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      Rosemary Joshua, Harry Bicket, Sarah Connelly

      Rosemary Joshua, Harry Bicket, Sarah Connelly

      Henry Purcell and Friends

      Harry Bicket leads members of The English Concert and vocal soloists Rosemary Joshua and Sarah Connelly in songs, arias, and duets by Henry Purcell. Instrumental works by Purcell’s contemporaries Matthew Locke, John Blow, and Christopher Gibbons create context for Purcell’s songs. Recorded live in concert March 10, 2015 in London’s Wigmore Hall. PROGRAM Matthew Locke […]

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      Gothic Voices: Mary, Star of the Sea

      Gothic Voices presents a celebration of the Biblical matriarch Mary in her various guises: caring mother, virgin lover, guiding light. Ancient ritualistic texts explore her mythical and human aspects and are set to music by masters of mediaeval England. The esteemed vocal ensemble includes tenors Julian Podger and Stephen Harrold, mezzo-sopranos Catherine King and Caroline Trevor, and […]

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      Julije Skjavetić and Croatian Renaissance Polyphony

      The Croatian Radio-Television Chorus under the direction of Saša Britvić presents a program of 15th- and 16th-century polyphony, focusing on works by Croatian Renaissance master of motet and madrigal Julije Skjavetić. The performance was recorded live in concert 4 February 2014 in Zagreb’s Mimara Museum. PROGRAM Philippe Verdelot (1480-1552) “Madonna, non so dir” Julije Skjavetić […]

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