One for everyone who’s suffered at the hands of the tyrannous Cupid!!! Love the jazzy swing to this Monteverdi Madrigal sung by Philippe Jaroussky with Arpeggiata . Cornett playing to die for! Arpeggiata will be performing in Australia this September for those of you in those far flung shores!
Monteverdi ‘Ohime ch’io cado’: ‘Alas for me, I tumble down, my foot slips again, just as it did before’
I’ve just read Michael Dervan’s review in the Irish Times of two early music concerts that featured in the Kilkenny Arts Festival. His description of The Cardinall’s Musick choir as ‘compellingly-projected, full-toned, gorgeously resonant singing’ is very high praise indeed. Disappointed now that I missed them. It’s great to see early music becoming more and [...]
We’re getting very excited about ‘Sacred Hearts, Secret Music‘ our closing event. Deborah Roberts, of Musica Secreta and Brighton Early Music, arrived in Cork yesterday. First item on her busy schedule was a visit to St. Colman’s Cathedral. Cobh looked stunning bathed in sunlight and Deborah fell in love with the magnificent cathedral. The acoustics [...]
East Cork Early Music are delighted to welcome Lyric FM presenter, Tim Thurston as a Patron to this year’s festival. Tim is another Early Music aficionado and knows all about the joys of organising festivals having run the International Dublin Early Music Festivals from 1988 to 1992. His broadcasting career spans three decades and he [...]