Fri 19 h
Raffaelsaal Orangerieschloss
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Altri canti d’amor

A dance concert with the winners of the 2023 Lunch Concert Competition


Claudio Monteverdi dances with his contemporaries: Exquisite madrigals & canzonettas, framed by dances to music by Tarquinio Merula, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger and others.


Lena Tschinderle
vocals, recorder
Emile Ribokaite vocals, percussion
Laura Esterina Pezzoli violin
Bianca Cucini viola da gamba
Sergio Bermudez Bullido theorbo, baroque guitar
Emma Bas González, Larissa Pfister dance

The multinational ensemble from Basel already shone at its Purcell Lunch Concert 2023 with an almost choreographed performance. For this prizewinners' concert, they will be joined by a pair of dancers to bring the dance-like verve of Monteverdi's music and that of his contemporaries to the stage, not only audibly but also visibly. Monteverdi's expressive vocal pieces harmonize beautifully with the dance music of his illustrious colleagues in their concise rhythms and passionate virtuosity. And, of course: it is Cupid's arrow that sets everyone in motion, sparing no one, no matter how proudly one shows off: »Altri canti d'amor« - Let others sing of love ...  

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