Wed, May 10, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Monteverdi’s Vespers

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

On Claudio Monteverdi’s 450th birthday, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra give a special performance of the groundbreaking composer's Vespro della Beata Vergine (popularly known as the Vespers of 1610), a monumental 90-minute masterpiece involving an up to 10-part chorus, seven soloists, and orchestra.

Julian Wachner, conductor


The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

1723 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19103


Featured Recordings

  • Israel In Egypt
  • J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Complete Motets
  • Missa Gentis Humanae

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