2017 PRODUCTIONS

 

Hell

     Abandon all hope you who enter here

 

Heinrich Isaac, Metamorphosis

     For the 500th anniversary of the death of Heinrich Isaac

 

Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita

   (Midway upon the journey of our life)

 

 

   2016 PRODUCTIONS

 

A la moresca

     Renaissance moresches and masquerades

 

D'amour et de folie (Love and folly)

    The art of Lamento, Passions set to music

 

Cyprien de Rore: Dar l'anima alle parole

   (Cipriano de Rore: To make words live)

     For the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cipriano de Rore

 

❧ Cipriano de Rore: Madrigals and Motets

     For the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cipriano de Rore

 

 

 

   THE 16th CENTURY

   THE RENAISSANCE AND HUMANIST MOVEMENT

 

Shall we dance?

     Music, morality and dancing

     (Staged Concert)

 

Musa Latina

     Ancient Rome revisited by the Renaissance Humanists

 

Claude Le Jeune

     Magic "mesurée à  l'antique: new modes in 17th century music

 

Roland de Lassus, Oracula

     Sybils and Prophets: oracular songs of revelation

 

❧ Roland de Lassus, Jacques de Wert

     Dare l'anima alle parole (To make words live)The invention of the Seconda  

     Prattica

 

Delizie Napoletane

     Renaissance neapolitan love songs

 

Saturn and Polyphony

     Genius and Melancholy

 

La Favola di Orlando

     The legend of Orlando set to the music of Jachet de Berchem

     (Staged Concert)

 

Del Vago della Luna

     Palestrina, Nanino, Soriano: the art of polyphony in the Sistina Chapel

 

 

   THE 17th CENTURY AND THE INVENTION

   OF BAROQUE

 

The silver swan

     The queen, the swan and the malcontent

     (staged concert)

 

The two souls of Salomon

     Jewish polyphony at the court of Gonzagas

 

Amorosi Veleni (Love Poisons)

    Gesualdo da Venosa, Pomponio Nenna: chromatic mirabilia

 

The Anatomy of Melancholy

     Melancholy and StIle Fantastico

 

Love Accademy

     An elogy of the serenade: Lassus, Strozzi, Stradella

 

 

   THE  15th CENTURY AND

   THE MIDDLE AGES AUTUMN

 

❧ Il Cantar moderno

     Naples, Venice: Canzoni, Strambotti and Ballate

 

O Vergin santa non m'abbandonare

     The religious poems of Leonardo Giustiniani

 

El Cancionero de la Catedral de Segovia

     The Segovia Cathedral songbook

 

Johannes Prioris

    The golden age of polyphony