Tuesday 24 October 2017 7:30PM

The Sixteen

Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale


  • The Sixteen
  • Katy Hill soprano
  • Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
  • Simon Berridge tenor
  • Jeremy Budd tenor
  • Mark Dobell tenor
  • George Pooley tenor
  • Jimmy Holliday bass
  • Stuart Young bass
  • Sarah Sexton violin
  • Daniel Edgar violin
  • Joseph Crouch cello
  • Frances Kelly harp
  • David Miller theorbo
  • Alastair Ross organ, harpsichord

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi’s birth, The Sixteen and Harry Christophers continue their exploration of the composer’s Selva morale e spirituale, his vast anthology of sacred works published in Venice between 1640 and 1641.

The programme opens with a dramatic setting of Psalm 112, Beatus vir, and includes the joyful double-choir polyphony of Dixit Dominus and the majestic Gloria for seven voices.

  • Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
        • Beatus vir (Primo)
        • O ciechi, il tanto affaticar che giova?
        • Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (Primo)
        • Salve Regina (Terzo)
        • Gloria a 7
  • Interval
        • Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (Terzo)
        • Salve Regina (Secondo)
        • Laudate pueri (Primo)
        • Chi vol che m'innamori
        • Dixit Dominus (Secondo) a 8
  • Encore
  • Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
        • Laudate Dominum omnes gentes

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