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Composer of the Week: Monteverdi


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5/5. Donald Macleod visits the sites of the world's first and second public opera houses, where the composer's late operatic masterpieces first saw the light of day.
// Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria (Act 3)
Ensemble Elyma, conductor Gabriel Garrido L'lncoronazione di Poppea (excerpts)
English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner L'lncoronazione di Poppea (excerpts)
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
E Questa Vita un Lampo, a 5 voci (Selva Morale e Spirituale) Cantus Colin , director Konrad Junghanel (lute) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Gabriel Garrido
Unknown: Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Cantus Colin
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Melanto: Guillemette Laurens (mezzo)
Eurimaco: Mario Cecchettl (tenor)
Antinoo: Marcello Vargetto (bass)
Pisandro: Fabian Schofrln (countertenor)
Anfinomo: Pablo Pollltzer (tenor)
Penelope: Gloria Bandltelli (mezzo)
Ulisse: Furlo Zanasl (baritone)
Minerva: Maria Cristina Klehr (soprano)
Seneca: Francesco Ellero Dartegna (bass)
Nero: Dana Hanchard (soprano)
Poppea: Sylvia McNair (soprano)
Valleto: Constanze Backes (soprano)
Damigella: Marlnella Pennlcchl (soprano)

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