Profeti della Quinta
Doron Schleifer, Andrea Gavagnin - countertenor
Lior Leibovici, Jacob Lawrence - Tenor
Elam Rotem - Bass, harpsichord & musical direction
Ori Harmelin - lute & theorbo
The programme takes the listener to 16th and early 17th century Italy and to the world of secular Madrigal. The madrigal was a genre in which composers experimented with new musical ways of expressing text. The text-based expression begun in the madrigals of Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565), later known as seconda prattica, paved the way for the first operas. De Rore was the mentor of many generations to come, including Luzzasco Luzzaschi (c. 1545-1607), who served at the court of Ferrara. Luzzasci, in turn, mentored Don Carlo Gesualdo (1560-1613), a nobleman and mostly self-taught composer whose chromatic and avant-garde madrigals take the expression of poetry to extremes. An almost unknown composer of the same school is Scipione Lacorcia (1585?-1620?), who ventured even further than Gesualdo, and whose music could be thought to have been composed in the 20th century. The programme concludes with Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), in whose hands the madrigal genre developed into a musical drama.
Luzzascho Luzzaschi (1545–1607):
Io veggio pur pietate
Morir non puo'l mio core
Cipriano de Rore (ca. 1515-1565):
Ancor che col partire
Variations on “La Monica”
Luzzascho Luzzaschi: Deh, non cantar
Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613):
Occhi, del mio cor vita
Scipione Lacorcia (1585?-1620?):
Ahi, tu piangi
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643): Lamento della ninfa
Ori Harmelin: Passacaglia
Claudio Monteverdi: Lamento d’Arianna
Claudio Monteverdi: Zefiro torna e'l bel tempo rimena
Normal price: 35€
Other concession groups: 10€
Bundle ticket to same day concerts:
Fri 11.8. at 19-20 // English 17th century music
Fri 11.8. at 20.30-21.30 // Profeti della Quinta: Lamento d´Adrianna
Both in St Lawrence Church, Vantaa
Bundle ticket prices:
Normal price: 60€
Other concession groups: 17€
Festival pass (incl. all 10 concerts with admission)
Normal priced: 250€
Other concession groups: 80€
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Note! The above ticket prices include the Biletti service fee of 1-2€, which is added at the cashier.
- Discounted tickets are available for: students, unemployed, children under 15 years of age and those performing military or civil service.
- There is a separate ticket for pensioners.
- A personal assistant is admitted free of charge.