Classical 91.5

Sun 4/8 @ 6:00a Pegasus Early Music celebrates Monteverdi's 450th

Apr 4, 2018

Monteverdi:  Con che soavita
                            Si ch'io vorrei morire                      
                            Zefiro torna e di soave

(l-r, above): Boel Gidholm, Vita Wallace, Dan Swenberg, David Morris, Laura Heimes, Deborah Fox, Shari Alise Wilson, Steven Hrycelak, Andrew Fuchs, Virginia Warnken, Jonas Budris

There wasn't a cake big enough to fit all the candles for Monteverdi's birthday, so Pegasus Early Music celebrated in song for his 450th. The party, which happened in the Downtown United Presbyterian Church, featured sopranos Laura Heimes and Shari Alise Wilson; mezzo-soprano Virginia Warnken;  tenors Andrew Fuchs and Jonas Budris; and bass Steven Hrycelak. Joining them were lutenists Dan Swenberg and Deborah Fox, along with David Morris playing cello and lirone.

In short, it was a recipe for a fittingly elegant soiree.  Listen to Si ch'io vorrei morire.