The New York Continuo Collective Announces Its
Spring 2014 Concerts
Cavalli Opera Scenes
L'Incontro tra Giasone ed Eete, Palazzo Fava, Bologna
Directed by Grant Herreid
Staged by Paul Shipper and Grant Herreid
Assistant Director, Charles Weaver
Additional Coaching by Pat O’Brien, Judith Malafronte and Nell Snaidas
The New York Continuo Collective will perform staged scenes fromLa Calisto and Il Giasone, two operas by Francesco Cavalli, the most influential composer of opera in the public theaters of mid-17th Century Venice. The performances feature 12 singers, 15 continuo players – lutes, theorbos, baroque guitars and viola da gambas, and a small string band under the direction of Leah Nelson.
To listen to an mp3 of Thursday's concert, click here.
Wednesday, May 14 & Thursday, May 15, 2014
Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street, New York, NY
Admission is Free