Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Father of Opera and His Jewish Coeval

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

They were two giants of Italian music: One Catholic and hugely famous, one Jewish and utterly forgotten. Claudio Monteverdi “invented” opera; Salomone Rossi—Monteverdi’s contemporary in age, education, and stature—revolutionized Jewish concert music with compositions for Hebrew prayers, yet today, few know his name. Enter Profeti della Quinta, a young, male vocal quintet from Galilee, on a mission to change that. Hear the works of these two great Italian composers side by side.

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Met
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10028

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *