Friday, September 14, 2012
Miller presents the expert early-music group Le Poème Harmonique in their largest New York production to date. Performed by candlelight, this theatrical concert presentation builds on the ensemble’s eye-opening approach to opera, using historical gesture, vocal ornament, and an imaginative sequence of songs to depict life in 17th-century Venice. Set in the streets and canals of the city during the time of Carnival, Venezia dalle strade ai Palazzi (Venice: From the Streets to the Palaces) pairs Monteverdi’s haunting madrigals on the torments of love with light, witty works by Francesco Manelli, transporting listeners back in time through song.
Read this concert's full program notes and song texts.
THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURED IN A PREVIOUS SEASON!
Claudio Monteverdi: Dormo ancora
Dario Castello: Sonata Concertate in Stil Moderno
Monteverdi: Lamento della Ninfa
Francesco Manelli: Bergamasca: La Barchetta passaggiera
Benedetto Ferrari: Chi non sà come Amor
Ferrari: Son ruinato, appassionato
Anonymous: Villanella ch'all'acqua vai
Manelli: Canzonetta: Sguardo lusinghiero
Manelli: Jacarà: Aria alla napolitana
Manelli: Ciaccona: Acceso mio core
Wednesday, September 12, 8:00 p.m.
Listen to an excerpt from Ciaccona: Acceso Mio Core
Listen to an excerpt from Monteverdi: Lamento della Ninfa
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