Monday 31 May 2021 1:00PM


Chromatic Renaissance


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Summer Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


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EXAUDI is one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles for new music. Today’s lunchtime recital, entitled Chromatic Renaissance, opens with movements from Orlando de Lassus’ first major work and closes with some of Gesualdo’s astonishing chromatic madrigals.

  • Orlande de Lassus (c.1530-1594)
      • Prophetiae Sibyllarum
        • Prologue
        • 1. Sibylla Persica
        • 9. Sibylla Europaea
        • 11. Sibylla Erythraea
        • 12. Sibylla Agrippa
  • Vicentino (1511-1575)
      • Musica prisca caput
  • Elisabet Dijkstra (b.1998)
      • here, now
        • (world première)
  • Sylvia Lim (b.1992)
      • paper wings
  • Luzzaschi (1545-1607)
      • Quivi sospiri
  • Luca Marenzio (1553-1599)
      • O voi che sospirate
  • Christopher Fox (b.1955)
      • senso comune
  • Carlo Gesualdo (c.1561-1613)
      • Itene, o miei sospiri
      • Madrigali libro sesto
        • Deh, come un invan sospiro
      • Asciugate i begli occhi
      • Languisce al fin chi da la vita parte

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