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I Fagiolini: Leonardo Shaping the Invisible
Sunday 29th September 2019, 3:00 pm
Art through the prism of music…
Working with Leonardo expert Professor Martin Kemp, I Fagiolini and their director Robert Hollingworth have created a programme that reflects some of Leonardo’s most famous images through carefully chosen pieces, 500 years after the ‘universal man’ died. Pairings include Bach’s The Art of Fugue with Leonardo’s Vitruvian Man, and Monteverdi’s Era l’anima mia with perhaps the most famous painting of all time, the Mona Lisa. The programme also features Tallis, Victoria, Daniel-Lesur – and a new commission that shares its title with the project: Shaping the Invisible by Adrian Williams.
While this beautifully-crafted programme envelops you, Leonardo’s artwork will be projected above the singers, creating an immersive and unforgettable experience – and the music will be interspersed with introductions from Professor Martin Kemp himself, chatting to Robert Hollingworth about the project.
Professor Martin Kemp
Thomas Tallis Salvator mundi
Herbert Howells Salvator mundi
Cipriano de Rore Or che’l ciel e la terra
Claudio Monteverdi Era l’anima mia
JS Bach Art of Fugue No.1
Josquin Desprez Agnus Dei from Missa L’homme armé sexti toni
Clément Janequin La Guerre
Tomás Luis de Victoria Alma redemptoris mater
Tomás Luis de Victoria Unus ex discipulis meis
Edmund Rubbra Amicus meus
Orazio Vecchi Daspuò che stabilao from L’Amfiparnaso
Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur La Voix du Bien-Aimé / Le jardin clos
Adrian Williams/Gillian Clarke Shaping the invisible