The Glories of Venice, Academy of Ancient Music, West Road, Cambridge, 14th April
The partnership between the Academy of Ancient Music and music director Richard Egarr has delivered 15 years of superb concerts. Now Egarr is moving on, but not before launching the orchestra’s digital concert series with a trip to 17th-century Venice. There will be music from Monteverdi and Barbara Strozzi, the songwriter who blazed a trail for female composers. But at the centre will be the little-known Dario Castello—a contemporary of Monteverdi’s with equally impressive facilities for musical imagination and innovation.
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