Monteverdi: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610) / Namur Chamber Choir, Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
2 CD / Ambronay / 2014-07-08Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Magnificat (I), for 8 voices, 2 violins and 4 violas/trombones (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV
Performers: Bellotto, Matteo; Flores, Mariana [Soprano Vocal]; Foresti, Sergio; Guimaraes, Fernando; Scheen, Celine; Schofrin, Fabian; Torres, Victor; Wilder, Zachary
Conductors: Garcia Alarcon, Leonardo; Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: ; Cappella Mediterranea; Namur Chamber Choir
A bona-fide masterpiece of sacred music, Monteverdi's Vespro della beata Vergine not only sealed the connection between Renaissance polyphony and the virtuoso opulence of the...continue...
Recording information: the abbatial church of Ambronay, France (09/07/2013-09/12/2013)....continue...
Gioseffo Zamponi (c.1605-1662): Ulisse all'Isola di Circe / Clematis Cappella; Mediterranian Chamber Choir
2 CD / Ricecar / 2014-04-29Conductors: Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: Clematis Cappella; Mediterranian Chamber Choir
Ulisse all'isola di Circe was the first opera to be staged in the Southern Netherlands. It was first performed in Brussels on the occasion of...continue...
1 CD / Ambronay / 2014-01-14Conductors: Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: Cappella Mediterranea; Namur Chamber Choir
Of all Michelangelo Falvetti's numerous compositions, only two magnificent dialoghi for five or six voices - Il diluvio universale and Nabucco - have survived intact....continue...
1 CD / Ambronay / 2012-12-11Conductors: Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: Cappella Mediterranea
This innovative program pairing the seemingly antithetical compositions of Claudio Monteverdi and Astor Piazzolla was first featured at the Ambronay Festival in 2009 and was...continue...
2 CD / Ambronay / 2011-07-12Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Domine ad adjuvandum me festina (Psalm 69), for soprano, double chorus, 2 oboes, double strings & co; Dixit Dominus, RV 807; Confitebor Tibi, Domine (Psalm 110), for 3 voices, 2 oboe...
Performers: Desmeules, Lionel; Flores, Mariana [Soprano Vocal]; Guimaraes, Fernando; Meerapfel, Alejandro; Schofrin, Fabian; Soledad, Maria
Conductors: Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: Les Agrémens
The motets presented here are laid out as for a vesper service, starting with an invitatory followed by five psalms with antiphon and finally the...continue...
Recording information: abbatial church of Ambronay, France (10/02/2010)....continue...