René Jacobs Directs Monteverdi’s ‘Vespro della beata Vergine’
The Monteverdi Vespers are performed by Nederlands Kamerkoor and Concerto Vocale, directed by René Jacobs.
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)
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