Solomon Rossi & His Contemporaries

July 7, 2021, 10:00 pm

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Spanish Synagogue (or Schola Spagnola), Venice, established 17th century (Photo courtesy Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki joins Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players and members of the Philharmonia Chorale, under the direction of Nicholas McGegan, for Italian baroque music of the synagogue, the theater, and the court: sacred and secular works by Salamone Rossi, Claudio Monteverdi, and Benedetto Marcello. Tonight’s program was recorded live in concert April 8, 2018, in the Performance Hall of the Logan Center for the Arts, as part of the of the University of Chicago Presents music series.

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Salamone Rossi (ca. 1570-1630)
Haleluyah. “ashrei ‘ish” (Psalm 112)
Sonata in dialogo Detta la Viena, Book III
Vedrò’l mio sol from Madrigals, Book III
Mizmor shir leyom hashabbat (Psalm 92)
Hashkivenu (Prayer)

Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
Salmo Decimo Chorus: E’ di giustizia protettor from Estro poetico-armonico
Hebrew melody/Intonazione: Sha’ar Asher Nisgar
Salmo Decimottavo Aria: O immacolata e santa divina from Estro poetico-armonico

Salamone Rossi
Ohimè se tanto amate from Madrigals, Book I
Cor mio deh no languire from Madrigals, Book I

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Laudate Dominum (Psalm 150)
Prologue (La Musica) from Orfeo

Salamone Rossi
Sonata terza sopra l’aria della Romanesca
Gagliarda quarta detta la Disperata
Correnta sesta
Sonata quarta sopra l’aria di Ruggiero
Pargoletta che no sai
from Madrigaletti
Lemi ‘ehpots (Wedding ode)


Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players & Chorale
Nichalas McGegan, conductor & Harpsichord
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

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