The Other VespersDecca Classics
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Celebrating Monteverdi's 450th anniversary and I Fagiolini's 30th anniversary, The Other Vespers focuses on sacred works from the end of the composer's life, including the celebrated "Beatus vir," pairing them with the music of his contemporaries, such as Palestrina, Gabrieli and Frescobaldi. Director and Monteverdi specialist Robert Hollingworth treats the album as an authentic vespers setting - with antiphons, collects and other short excerpts between each work. The works on this album are treated as an authentic vespers setting, with antiphons, collects and other short excerpts between each work below.
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Masters of Monteverdi 'I Fagiolini' will mask L'Orfeo at the university / York Press
MASTERS of Monteverdi's music, I Fagiolini, will combine singing, acting and live puppetry in tonight's staging of the Italian composer's first opera, L'Orfeo, in York. The 7.30pm performance at the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, will form the first evening concert of the 2019 York Early Music Festival, running from today to July 13. "In a festival focusing on the theme of Innovation: T...
Billed as Monteverdi's other Vespers, I Fagiolini is compelling, in morning of psalm settings, at Edinburgh Festival / The Scotsman
With eight singers and varying combinations of strings, wind, brass and organ as instrumental accompaniment sourced from the combined forces of I Fagiolini and the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, the Feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist was re-constructed with the psalm settings punctuated by antiphons, sung in super-smooth flowing plain chant. While Hollingworth's conducting style may have...
I Fagolini - Monteverdi: The Other Vespers is KUCI 'Featured CD'
I Fagolini is a British solo voice ensemble from England's north country, York, directed by Richard Hollingworth. Whether interpreting 20th century art songs like those of Milhaud, or reaching back in time to perform the earliest of classical choral works accompanied by period instruments, they perform with a passionate artistry and commitment to collaboration that resonates brilliantly. The title, T...
I Fagiolini - Monteverdi, The Other Vespers is WFMT: Featured New Release
To mark Monteverdi's 450th birthday, I Fagiolini presents a selection of his sacred choral works alongside music by his contemporaries, arranged in a Vespers setting that could have been performed in Venice in Monteverdi's time. These Vespers shed a light on the master's lesser known choral works, in forming a response to his timeless masterpiece Vespro della Beata Vergine. The WFMT: Chicago - Featur...