Robert Howarth conductor/harpsichord
Monteverdi Madrigals from Books 7 & 8
Rossi Oratorio per al Settimana Santa
Early Opera Company celebrates the vividly emotive music of Luigi Rossi in his devotional oratorio, a powerful depiction of the story of Holy Week. Alongside his masterpiece are excerpts from Monteverdi’s Books of madrigals, stirring and dramatic works that heralded the beginning of a new operatic age.
Approximate end time: 8.30pm
8.30pm – 9.00pm
Hear more about the music in this post-concert Q&A with members of the Early Opera Company.
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