Monteverdi Anniversary

[caption id="attachment_16225" align="alignleft" width="198"] Monteverdi c 1630 by Bernardo Strozzi[/caption]

Claudio Monteverdi, born 15 May 1567.

This duet from his opera L'Incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea) is ravishingly sung by soprano Danielle De Niese and counter-tenor Philippe Jarrousky.

 
Posted on May 14, 2014 @ 12.27
 

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