On this week’s edition of Baroque&Before, Giulio Prandi leads the Ghislieri Chorus, Orchestra, and soloists in Mattutino de’ Morti by Davide Perez, born in Naples of Spanish heritage. The work, written when he was mestre de capela at the court of José I, is considered the most significant musical work of 18th century Portugal. Selections from Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki’s Conductus funebris open and close the concert.
Tonight’s program was recorded live in concert April 2, 2021, in Pavia’s Teatro Fraschini, as part of the Misteria Paschalia Festival. Thanks to WFMT’s Association with the European Broadcasting Union, you’ll be able to stream tonight’s program for 30 days following the broadcast. a blue “Listen” button will appear when the stream accessible.