Monteverdi - Vespro della Beata Vergine (DVD) | Chateau de Versailles Spectacles CVS018

Monteverdi - Vespro della Beata Vergine (DVD)

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Label: Chateau de Versailles Spectacles

Cat No: CVS018

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 28th February 2020

Contents

Artists

Lea Desandre
Eva Zaicik
Lucile Tichardot
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro
Pygmalion

Conductor

Raphael Pichon

Works

Monteverdi, Claudio

Vespro della beata Vergine

Artists

Lea Desandre
Eva Zaicik
Lucile Tichardot
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro
Pygmalion

Conductor

Raphael Pichon

About

The first masterpiece of sacred music is undoubtedly the mythical Vespers of Monteverdi first published in Venice in 1610. Quintessential of the great Italian polychoral style of writing, with its choirs, initially distributed throughout the entire volume of the Basilica San Marco for spectacular effects, the Vespers are here raised to the heavenly spheres by RaphaŽl Pichon: every aspect of the Royal Chapel of Versailles (1710) is put to use to magnify the music echoing from the Royal Tribune to that of the Great Organ. The Pygmalion choir and orchestra stand flawless, the soloists are overwhelming and the emotional power released by this interpretation set in space and light is stunning: its beauty seems never-ending. The monumental choral piece by Monteverdi, which crystallizes the height of the baroque, meets the highest standards defended by RaphaŽl Pichon. O to be more intimate with God than ever before...

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