Cantiques pour un prince

July 25, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Philippe Mercier: The Sense of Hearing
Philippe Mercier: The Sense of Hearing

Instrumental ensemble La Fenice and the Belgian vocal ensemble Vox Luminis join forces for a recital that unifies the French baroque genius Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s expressive, beautiful, and sorrowful double choir mass with motets from the 1670s. Recorded live in concert June 23, as part of the Stockholm Early Music Festival, held in the German Church of the Swedish capital’s Old Town.


Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)
“Kyrie” from Messe pour les trépassés à 8 voix en 2 chœurs et instruments

Motet pour les trépassés à 8

“Symphonie devant de Sanctus-Sanctus,” “Pie Jesus,” “Benedictus,” “Symphonie devant l’Agnus Dei,” “Agnus Dei” from Messe pour les trépassés à 8

Miserere des Jésuites à 6 voix

La Fenice
Jean Tubéry, director; Matthieu Camilleri, baroque violin; Koji Yoda, violin; Keiko Gomi, baroque cello; Anaïs Ramage, basson, flute; Charles-Éduard Fantin, theorbo; Marc Meisel, organ

Vox Luminis
Zsuzsi Tóth & Caroline Weynants, soprano; Helen Cassano, alto; Raphael Höhn, countertenor; Philippe Froeliger & Oliver Berten, tenor; Sebastian Myrus, baritone; Lionel Meunier, bass

Opening & Closing Theme for Baroque&Before: Joan Ambrosio Dalza: Piva, performed by Musica Reservata (Boston Skyline BSD 123