York Early Music Festival Early Music

Voces Suaves

Saturday 4 July 7.00pm
Voces Suaves
£25.00 (£23.00 concessions | £6.00 under 35)
Venue: St Lawrence Church, Hull Road

Christina Boner, Jenny Högström sopranos Jan Thomer countertenor
Paolo Borgonovo, Dan Dunkelblum tenors Tobias Wicky baritone Davide Benetti bass
with Giovanna Baviera viola da gamba Orí Harmelin theorbo

Arianna's Lament 1

Music for Caterina Martinelli by Monteverdi and his contemporaries

Voces Suaves invites you to relive the dramatic events in Mantua in 1608 when, shortly before the premiere of Monteverdi’s opera L’Arianna, the prima donna Caterina Martinelli fell gravely ill. Who was this young lady for whom Arianna’s great lament, a de facto mad scene, was conceived? How did her brief life make such an extraordinary impact on one of Italy’s most important musical centres?

The vocal virtuosity and the extraordinary sound of Voces Suaves made the performance into an unforgettable experience.’ Die Welt

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When & Where

St Lawrence Church
Enough tickets
Sat, Jul 4

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  • Event 4: Arianna's Lament 1

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