Playing: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor (Op.posthumous) [1853] by Robert Schumann
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Baroque Spring: Monteverdi Opera

As part of Baroque Spring Catherine Bott uses the themes of gods and monsters to look at the brilliant characterisation in Monteverdi's operas. Looking specifically at L'Orfeo and L'Incoronazione di Poppea Catherine shows how Monteverdi treats works of mythological stories with very modern dramatic devices.

Broadcast as part of Radio 3's "Baroque Spring".

58 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Mar 2013 13:00
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