René Jacobs Directs Monteverdi’s ‘Vespro della beata Vergine’

The Monteverdi Vespers are performed by Nederlands Kamerkoor and Concerto Vocale, directed by René Jacobs.

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COMPOSERS: Monteverdi
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
ALBUM TITLE: Claudio Monteverdi
WORKS: Vespro della beata Vergine
PERFORMER: Nederlands Kamerkoor; Concerto Vocale/René Jacobs
CATALOGUE NO: HMG 501566.67 (1996)

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Fine soloists, vibrant choral singing, and René Jacobs’s dynamic and theatrical direction all combine to highlight the sumptuous and sensual qualities of this prodigious work. Kate Bolton-Porciatti