Monteverdi: I 7 Peccati Capitali

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Label: ALPHA
Catalog: Alpha249
Format: CD

Cappella Mediterranea; Aspromonte, Francesca; Lowrey, Christopher; Favette, Philippe; Buratto, Gianluca; Flores, Mariana; Vidal, Mathias; García Alarcón, Leonardo; Boncompagni, Francesca; González Toro, Emiliano

Today regarded as one of the most innovative and active Baroque ensembles on the international scene, Cappella Mediterranea has already made several distinguished recordings for the Ricercar label. Leonardo Garcia Alarcon will continue his diverse collaborations with Ricercar, but will also release several projects with Alpha Classics, beginning with this original program of music by one of his favorite composers, Claduio Monteverdi. On the occasion of a music theater piece performed at the Doge’s Palace in Venice which was centered on Poppea, whom her nurse Arnalta warns against the vices, Cappella Mediterranea recorded this anthology of arias and madrigals alternating between sins and virtues, performed by the singers who have made the ensemble’s reputation, including Francesca Aspromonte as Poppea, Mariana Flores in Si dolce e’l tormento among others, and the tenor Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro.

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