Monteverdi – Vespers of 1610

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19):

Given the Government’s position that people should avoid theatres, our concert will not proceed.

Thanks to everyone for your support at this very challenging time.

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Lewisham Choral Society and His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts transport us back to the early 17th Century with a performance of Monteverdi’s masterful Vespers of 1610.

In his dazzling vocal and instrumental writing, Monteverdi experiments with elements of Renaissance and early Baroque styles. The multi-layered choral movements, with many intertwining voice parts, combine with glorious solos and duets – performed tonight by seven outstanding soloists.

This performance features period instruments, enabling us to imagine how this magnificent work would have sounded in Monteverdi’s day.

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Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

Conductor: Dan Ludford-Thomas
Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts

Soprano: Elizabeth Weisberg
Soprano: Helen Meyerhoff
Alto: Roderick Morris
Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy
Tenor: Andrew Tortise
Bass: Philip Tebb
Bass: Jonathan Brown

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