D. Scarlatti, Stabat mater (inter alia), Vox Luminis
(re-released on June 24, 2014)
Ricercar RIC258 | 61'42"
The series of free concerts at the Library of Congress this week offered contrasting examples of rather old and rather new music.Vox Luminis
On Wednesday night Vox Luminis, a recently formed vocal ensemble from Belgium in their Washington debut, performed a program of mostly baroque music from Italy. Though one could hardly complain about the unusual selection of rarely heard pieces, the execution, while generally fine, showed signs of vocal fatigue.
An unseen soprano opened the evening starkly with the unaccompanied “Lamentation de la Vierge au pied de la Croix”... [Continue reading]
Music by Monteverdi, D. Scarlatti, others
Library of Congress