Lea Desandre soprano
Eva Zaïcik soprano
Lucile Richardot alto
Olivier Coiffet tenor
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro tenor
Zachary wilder tenor
Nicolas Brooymans bass
Renaud Bres bass
Geoffroy Buffiere bass
Pygmalion choir and orchestra
Raphaël Pichon conductor
Bertrand Couderc lights
With these Vespers by Monteverdi, a fundamental work composed in 1610, Raphaël Pichon succeeds in Versailles to John Eliot Gardiner, who made them his religion.
Not by chance, their relationship is strong: for Monteverdi’s 2017 anniversary, Sir John Eliot Gardiner asked Raphaël Pichon to conduct the Vespers at the Festival he directs in Leipzig: a challenge brilliantly taken up by the young conductor and his extraordinary Pygmalion ensemble!
Under such auspices, Monteverdi’s choral monument, a true summit of baroque, will once more reach the high levels that Pygmalion has been defending for a decade. Reaching the sky…
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Vespro della beata Vergine
Diptyque polychoral italien 1/2
Monteverdi, "Vespro della Beata Vergine" - John Eliot Gardiner
Royal ChapelMore info
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