Monteverdi: Vespers of the Blessed Virgin – Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon

September 13, 2023, 9:00 am

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After “Stravaganza d’amore,” their superb album of late sixteenth-century Florentine music, Raphaël Pichon and Pygmalion return to Italy, this time to Mantua. Here they offer us their reading of one of the peaks of sacred music from this period: Monteverdi’s Vespers. Revealing like no other interpreters the poignant interiority of these pieces, they bring out to the full their inherent sense of theater. An overwhelming experience.