Baroque Resonances "Homage to the Castrats" with the soprano countertenor Mathieu Salama -
Attention, "Tribute to the Castrats" is a rare concert!
A real journey through time, you will discover the enigmatic and fascinating universe of the castrati, and the repertory of these sublime "voices of angels". In the service of the great Italian princes and European courts, the castrati participated with their exceptional From tessitura to the rise of the vocal theater and the advent of the Florentine and Venetian opera, veritable symbols of the purity and musical aesthetics of bel canto, they have always had an almost mystical fascination with their audiences. Sopranist countertenor Mathieu Salama is dedicated to the great composers of Baroque music.
Accompanied by musicians playing on ancient instruments - harpsichord and viola da gamba - Mathieu Salama will take you through Italy, Germany and England in the 17th and 18th centuries.
A heady bouquet, magnified by its incomparable timbre and musicality, which showcases the works of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Caccini, Monteverdi, Purcell ... revealing them in their instrumental set of origins. The alchemy between the viola da gamba, the harpsichord and the human voice, so close to the sounds, is a unique musical experience.
Tel: +33(0)6 11 68 22 95
Place Rossetti - 06300 NICE