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The Georgian Concert Society
October 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Gonzaga Band – Venice 1629
Faye Newton – soprano; Jamie Savan – director, cornetts; Helen Roberts – cornett; Oliver Webber – violin; Theresa Caudle – violin, cornett; Steven Devine – organ, harpsichord
A celebration of the high-water mark of Venetian chamber music, prior to the plague of 1630/1 that was to wipe out the famed cornett virtuosi of the city for a generation. With music by Claudio Monteverdi, Alessandro Grandi, Dario Castello, Biagio Marini, Orazio Tarditi and Benedetto Re.
“If this really was the sound of music in Venice in 1629, it must have been a magical time” – BBC Radio 3 Record Review
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