Programs tagged with: Ensemble La Sfera Armoniosa

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L’Ipermestra, Part II

Program: #07-10, Air Date: 02/26/07

We continue with the reconsctruction of Cavalli's unique opera with solosts and the ensemble La Sfera Armoniosa.

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Spotlight on the Netherlands: Cavalli’s L’Ipermestra, Part I

Program: #07-09 , Air Date: 02/19/07

After Monteverdi's death in 1543, Francesco Cavalli was recognized, in the words of the librettist and commissioning patron, as "the Greatest Composer in Italy." This week and next we'll hear the great reconstruction of the opera commissioned by Cardinal Giancarlo de Medici for the long-awaited birth of the Spanish Hapsburgs' prince and heir to the throne.

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