SPLENDOURS OF ROMAN POLYPHONY - Accentus English version

SPLENDOURS OF ROMAN POLYPHONY

Program

Giovanni Giogi
Mess in F major / Motets
Gregorio Allegri
Miserere
Alessandro Scarlatti
Plange quasi virgo / Ecce vidimus eum
Luigi Rossi
Oratorio per la Settimana Santa, “Piangete occhi, piangete”

Conductor Leonardo García Alarcón invites us to explore the music of Gregorio Allegri, composer of the celebrated Miserere, and Alessandro Scarlatti’s “Italian Orpheus”, while introducing us to the splendid work of Giovanni Giorgi, via his Mass in F Major. Alternating legendary music and rarities, this spatialized concert, like an oratorio, reveals the sumptuousness and radiant, virtuoso scoring of Italian polyphony.

1h20 without interval

Coproduction Opéra de Rouen Normandie, accentus
Concert du 15 mai coréalisé par l’Auditorium du Louvre et accentus

Cast

Julie Roset, soprano
Paulin Bündgen, alto
Valerio Contaldo, tenor
Matteo Bellato, bass

accentus
Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón, conductor

Performances

  • May
    15

    20h00 - Paris, Auditorium du Musée du Louvre
  • May
    16

    18h00 - Rouen, Chapelle Corneille
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