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Sandra Levine Theater, Queens Univ

Charlotte Bach Festival: Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

In 1601, Claudio Monteverdi assumed musical leadership of the ducal chapel in Mantua. With a Venetian publisher and an ever-expanding portfolio of compositions and successes, in 1610 Monteverdi traveled to Rome and gained permission to dedicate his new volume of Vespers music to Pope Paul V.

Charlotte Bach Festival: Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Charlotte Bach Festival: Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

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Jun 22, 2024, 7:30 PM EDT

Sandra Levine Theater, Queens Univ, 2319 Wellesley Ave, Charlotte, NC 28274, USA

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In 1601, Claudio Monteverdi assumed musical leadership of the ducal chapel in Mantua, having been employed as a musician in the court of Vincenzo Gonzaga for many years. With a Venetian publisher and an ever-expanding portfolio of compositions and successes, Monteverdi traveled to Rome in 1610, and successfully gained permission to dedicate his new volume of Vespers music to Pope Paul V.

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