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Rossi and His Colleagues

Presented by Convivium Musicum at Cambridge Friends Meeting House, Cambridge MA

Nov 19 2022
Rossi and His Colleagues

The program explores the famed Jewish composer Salamone Rossi’s choral music as well as that of his colleagues at the Mantuan court; works by Rossi, Gastoldi, Wert, Viadana, and Monteverdi.

In the late fifteenth century, the city of Mantua became a center for the performing arts, particularly during the reign of Vincenzo I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. Famed Jewish composer Salamone Rossi, employed at court, was surrounded by a thriving musical community that included Gastoldi, Wert, Viadana, and Monteverdi. This program will explore Rossi’s choral music, as well as the works of his colleagues at the Mantuan court, and explore the influences this talented group of composers may have

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Tickets $25/$15 student ∙ senior ∙ limited income

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