View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Voices of Ascension - Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
The Church of the Ascension
New York, NY
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Please check our website www.voicesofascension.org for information about other concerts this season.


Event

Voices of Ascension - Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Thursday, February 22 2018 at 8pm
Church of the Ascension
Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street, NYC

featuring early music ensemble Dark Horse Consort

The towering masterpiece of the late Renaissance-early Baroque, Claudio Monteverdis Vespers of 1610 was the most ambitious work of sacred music until Bachs great oratorios more than a century later. It expresses the pageantry of grand Venetian style and the intimacy of solo serenade in a striking assimilation of both old and new styles. This creates an astonishing variety of modern music superimposed upon an old-style cantus firmus technique. The two styles are reconciled with breathtaking beauty, and the technique allows Monteverdi to build an enormous structure that surpasses anything his contemporaries were able to achieve. No other surviving work from the time is written on such a scale. The forces alone were unheard of in its day: strings, recorders, dulcian, cornetti, sackbuts, theorbos, harpsichord, organ, two choirs and many vocal soloists, including tenors echoing from a remote stairwell.

We are proud to feature the Dark Horse Consort, which is comprised of the finest period instrumentalists in the United States.

PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to issue refunds exchanges.

Discussion

Location

The Church of the Ascension (View)
Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street
New York, NY 10011
United States

Map is loading...

Categories

Music > Choral
Music > Classical

Minimum Age: 8
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR