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4.8.18

On ClassicsToday: Under The Radar: The Very First Opera?

Under The Radar: The Very First Opera?

by Jens F. Laurson

Cavalieri
One of René Jacobs’ more recent opera projects on Harmonia Mundi–Emilio de Cavalieri’s Rappresentatione–is the type that will make you regret not having the New Grove handy. It beckons research as much as listening. Fortunately, two fine and well-translated essays in the booklet... Continue Reading


Cavalieri, Rappresentatione, Act 3 Scene 4 (excerpt)

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