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Claudio Monteverdi's vocal music reveals the whole variety of human emotions between love and hate, happiness and sadness, hubris and humility.


From operas and sacred works by the composer, Leonardo García Alarcón has put together a programme full of contrasts for the Cappella Mediterranea, which he conducts, in which the seven deadly sins are juxtaposed with just as many virtues.

Claudio Monteverdi is considered the first great opera composer in music history. He also broke new ground with his sacred vocal music at the beginning of the 17th century.

What distinguishes his music? He knew how to express in it the whole variety of human emotions: love, hate, joy, sadness, anger, humility and much more.

From operas and sacred works by the composer, Leonardo García Alarcón has put together an exciting program around the seven deadly sins for the Cappella Mediterranea, which he conducts, in which the entire expressive diversity of Monteverdi is revealed



The seven deadly sins

Claudio Monteverdi

Excerpts from

L'incoronazione di Poppea, Quarto scherzo delle ariose vaghezze, Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Selva morale e spirituale, L'Orfeo and the Libri dei madrigali

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Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón
Mariana Flores
Coline Dutilleul
Christopher Lowrey
Valerio Contaldo
Matthew Newlin
Andreas Wolf