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Pinsuti Chamber Choir presents: Vespers by Monteverdi

When
Saturday November 9, 2019 at 19:30
Where
St Mary's Church, Burley-in-Wharfedale
Tickets
£10 in advance from choir members or on the door (under 16s free)
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  1. Deus in adjutorium, from Vespro della Beata Vergine, 'Vespers' (1610) - Claudio Monteverdi
  2. Dixit dominus, from Selva morale e spirituale - Claudio Monteverdi
  3. Beatus vir, from Selva morale e spirituale - Claudio Monteverdi
  4. Confitebor tibi Domine (secundo) a 3 (1640) - Claudio Monteverdi
  5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes - Claudio Monteverdi
  6. Vespro della Beata Vergine, 'Vespers' (1610) - Claudio Monteverdi
    • Lauda Jerusalem
    • Ave maris stella
  7. Pulchra es - Claudio Monteverdi
  8. Concerto in D for 3 trumpets, strings and timpani TWV 54:D4 - Georg Philipp Telemann
  9. Magnificat a 7 - Giovanni Rigatti

Pinsuti's next concert showcases some of the fabulous music included in Monteverdi's famous vespers of 1610 and his later 1641 vespers. Accompanied by a small ensemble and selected soloists, the choir will be singing a range of this joyous and challenging music.

Described as "A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque — at once intimate and grand, prayerful and dramatic, exalted and sensual. Monteverdi’s rarely performed 1610 Vespers of the Blessed Virgin offers up a dizzying array of textures and sonorities in brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses, and moving solo arias and duets" (Jane Glover) . The vespers of 1641 are sometimes known as the 'other vespers', and include much of his life's work.

We are delighted to be able to bring together the instrumentalists and soloists needed to perform this wonderful music and are very grateful to friends of Paul Woodhouse for supporting us to do this. Paul was a founder member of Pinsuti and this concert is dedicated to his memory.

It should be a very enjoyable evening, rounded off by the stunning triple trumpet concerto by Telemann and Rigatti's majestic 'Magnificat'.


Venue
St Mary's Church
Main Street
Burley-in-Wharfedale
West Yorkshire
LS29 7DN
England
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