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Duke Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Duke Center for Romance Studies, Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts, Duke Medieval & Renaissance Music Series , Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, TEMPO (Triangle Early Music): Montiverdi's 1610 Vespers

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( Sun., Nov. 21, 2010 )

Performed by Selected singers from Duke and Durham choirs, Piffaro Renaissance Band, & instrumentalists from the Duke Collegium Musicum, Rodney Wynkoop, director

Duke University Chapel, 401 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708


Monteverdi: 1610 Vespers for the Blessed Virgin (Vespro della Beata Virgine) 


Note: “There will be two lectures given by Professor Jeffrey Kurtzman (Washington University in St. Louis) in connection with this performance.  On Friday, November 19, Prof. Kurtzman will give a lecture entitled 'The Context of Monteverdi's Vespro della Beata Vergine: A complex of circumstances and unresolved questions' at 4:30 pm in the Mary Duke Biddle Music Building on Duke's East Campus.  On Sunday afternoon, November 21, Prof. Kurtzman will give a pre-concert lecture, 'The Monteverdi Vespers of 1610: What is it and why did Monteverdi publish it?' at 3 pm in 0016 Westbrook Bldg, next to Duke Chapel.  Both lectures are free and open to the public.”


$20, students $5.

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