Yale Voxtet | Salamone Rossi: Baroque Music from Jewish Mantova

Event time: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Sprague Memorial Hall See map
470 College St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Nicholas McGegan, conductor & harpsichord
Francesco Spagnolo, scholar
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

Yale Voxtet
Natasha Schnur & Addy Sterrett, soprano
Adele Grabowski, mezzo-soprano
Bradley Sharpe, countertenor
Daniel McGrew & James Reese, tenor
Will Doreza & Matt Sullivan, bass-baritone

Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players
Katherine Kyme & Noah Strick, violin
Phoebe Carrai, violoncello
David Tayler, theorbo

Salamone Rossi: Baroque Music from Jewish Mantova is an interactive concert on the life and music of this Italian Jewish composer.  The program includes sacred Hebrew psalms, secular madrigals, and instrumental trio sonatas and dances.  Artistic Director Nicholas McGegan and Francesco Spagnolo, a scholar on early Italian Jewish history, will take you through the life of Salamone Rossi and how he shaped the culture in Mantua and Venice for Jews and non-Jews alike.

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki,Yale Voxtet alumna, will portray Rossi’s sister Madama Europa, an opera singer who premiered the soprano roles some of Monteverdi’s great opera works. 

 

 

 

 


PROGRAM

“Haleluyah. ‘Ashrei ‘ish” (Psalm 112)                           Salamone Rossi (ca. 1570-1630)
Sonata in dialogo la Viena, Book III, no. 6
“Vedrò’l mio sol” from 3rd book of Madrigals (poem by Giovanni Guarini)

“Mizmor shir leyom hashabbat” (Psalm 92)
“Hashkivenu” (Prayer)
“Lemi ‘ehpots” (Wedding ode)

Hebrew melody/Intonazione: “Betzet Yisrael”               Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
Salmo Decimo Chorus: “E’ di giustizia protettor” from Estro poetico-armonico
Hebrew melody/Intonazione: “Sha’ar Asher Nisgar”
Salmo Decimottavo Aria: “O immacolata e santa divina” from Estro poetico-armonico

Ohimè se tanto amate”                                             Salamone Rossi (ca. 1570-1630)
Cor mio deh non languire

Laudate Dominum (Psalm 150)                                   Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Prologue (La Musica) from Orfeo

Sonata sopra l’aria della Romanesca, Book III, no. 3     Salamone Rossi (ca. 1570-1630)
Gagliarda detta la Disparara, Book III, no. 4
Correnta Sesta, Book III
Sonata sopra l’aria di Ruggiero, Book III, no. 4
“Pargoletta che non sai” from Madrigaletti, 1628

presented with Yale School of Music

Admission: 
Free
Open to: 
General Public

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