This festive holiday program includes seasonal favorites alongside seldom-heard gems of the Baroque era, all with abundant vocal and instrumental display.
This show will be performed virtually.
Scarlatti’s celebrated cantata, written for a festive 1711 Christmas Eve entertainment in Rome, proclaims a universal message of hope and expectation. Vivaldi’s most inventive psalm setting, along with a tuneful Telemann concerto and some lively French noëls, complete this multi-national holiday gift for the Ars Lyrica family.
On the program:
Scarlatti, Christmas Cantata
Telemann, Concerto in D Major for Flute and Strings
Vivaldi, Nisi Dominus
Camille Ortiz, soprano; Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano; Colin St-Martin, traverso