Chicago's Bella Voce and The Callipygian Players Perform Baroque
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The last date listed for Bella Voce was Saturday March 5, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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One of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies gets thrillingly re-envisioned in Ernest Bloch's opera Macbeth. Written in 1906, Bloch's version condenses the bloody tale of the murderous Scot's illicit rise to power into 110 minutes of hair-raising music and heart-wrenching emotion. The dashing Nmon Ford sings the role of the show's titular character, bringing Macbeth to life with a riveting blend of dangerous delusion and unchecked ambition. Chicago Opera Theater presents Bloch's Macbeth for the first time in the Windy City, the long overdue local premiere of a rarely seen masterpiece. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Andrea L
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Martin Davids is a REMARKABLE violinist and Callipygian is an exception group. For me, they overshadowed the still-wonderful Bella Voce. The Vivaldi was excellent, as was just about everything but the Handel, which seemed generic, as it is, indeed, Handel choral music. The featured voices were in general, superb.
I have to say more about Martin Davids...I was unfamiliar with him, and as the ensemble first accompanied the chorus, he stood out - seated, having what seemed a sensuous experience with his violin and the music. In his long and virtuosic solo, he expounded on this, and his almost romantic rendering of the piece was astounding!
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Wow--We knew this would be great, as we're already fans of Bella Voce, but the Callipygian Players bowled us over! The combination of superb choices of early music, with the wonderful voices, and accompaniment on period instruments made for a...continued
Quotes & Highlights
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Handel: Dixit Dominus, HWV 232
Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus, RV 595
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin, Op. 4, No. 12