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Tune In: English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir

Tune in and join us on the evening of Thursday, April 30—live from Carnegie Hall—as conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir in a performance of Monteverdi's Vespro della Beata Vergine.

Thursday at 8 PM (EDT): Listen and join the chat

Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine is a sacred work that draws upon a variety of secular early Baroque vocal styles. The music is quietly contemplative and joyously ecstatic, bringing an operatic sensibility for the first time to sacred music. The Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, are renowned for their groundbreaking performances and recordings of this much-loved work. This concert is part of our month-long Before Bach artistic focus.

During this audio broadcast, share your thoughts about the music you're hearing with other listeners in the live webchat, as well as on Twitter using #CHLive. Get the program notes here.

The Carnegie Hall Live series is produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with the WFMT Radio Network.


English Baroque Soloists
The Monteverdi Choir

Thursday, April 30 at 8 PM (EDT)

Performers

English Baroque Soloists
The Monteverdi Choir
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Francesca Aspromonte, Soprano
Francesca Boncompagni, Soprano
Mariana Flores, Soprano
Krystian Adam, Tenor
Nicholas Mulroy, Tenor
Andrew Tortise, Tenor
Alex Ashworth, Baritone
Robert Davies, Baritone
Gianluca Buratto, Bass
Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Dianne Berkun-Menaker, Artistic Director

Program

MONTEVERDI Vespro della Beata Vergine