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Resplendent Monteverdi at St Mary of the Angels

By , 14/08/2010
No work has inspired more disagreements among both scholars and musicians regarding both its history and performance practice than Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610. The British musicologist Denis Arnold once wrote about the work, "To perform it is to court disaster. To write about it is to alienate some of one's best friends". Happily for Wellington audiences, no such strictures seemed to hang over the head of Musica Sacra concert... read more

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