Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine
Friday 21st May 2021 - Melk Abbey (Austria)
A major work of sacred music, dedicated to Pope Paul V, Monteverdi’s Vespers, published in Venice in 1610, offer an extraordinary variety of composition styles of the time, ranging from traditional counterpoint in stile antico with the most modern writing of solo singing.
Ensemble Aedes (21 singers)
Orchestra : Concentus Musicus Wien
Direction : Pablo Heras-Casado
The concert will be live-broadcasted on Friday 21st May on the radio «Das Ö1 Konzert» and the 23rd May at 20.15 pm on ORF III.