‘Cecilia Bartoli’

1 Dec.'21
- 20:00

When you Pergolesi is mentioned, two things invariably come to mind: the tragic fate of this supremely talented composer, who died at the age of 26, and his most famous work completed shortly before his death, the Stabat Mater. This masterpiece of Baroque music depicts, with extreme sensitivity, the pain of a mother (the Virgin) mourning the death of her son (Christ). The composer weaves a graceful thread between two solo voices, alternating penetrating dissonances with reassuring consonances. The beauty of the score is complemented by Cecilia Bartoli’s intelligence and unrivalled technical skills, as well as the refined tone and delicate expression of countertenor Carlo Vistoli.​​​​​​​

Thanks to the increased audience size made possible by the Covid Safe Ticket, the two Cecilia Bartoli performances scheduled for 1st December 2021, successively at 6 pm and 8.30 pm, have been merged into a single concert that will take place at 8 pm.

Cecilia Bartoli
Carlo Vistoli
Les Musiciens du Prince - Monaco
Gianluca Capuano
Antonio Vivaldi

Motet "Clarae stellae scintillate", RV 625

Antonio Vivaldi

Domine Deus (Gloria, RV 589)

Georg Friedrich Händel

Aria "What passion cannot Music raise and quell !" (Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76)

Alessandro Marcello

Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor, S. Z799

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Stabat Mater

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