Review: Bonifazio GRAZIANI (1604 – 1664): Oratorios & Motets

August 24, 2022

The Consortium Carissimi deserves praise for bringing the music of Bonifazio Graziani to our attention. These discs are well worth exploring.

Review: Gramophone Reviews Eight Motets CD

August 24, 2022

Garrick Comeaux leads the Consortium Carissimi – founded in Rome in 1996 and established in Minneapolis-St Paul 10 years later – in a fourth volume for Naxos devoted to their…

REVIEW: Consortium Carissimi breathes life into 1672 opera

June 4, 2016

REVIEW: Bernardo Pasquini’s “Il Tirinto” is proven worthy of resurrection. By TERRY BLAIN Special to the Star Tribune From an aristocratic palace in the Castelli Romani, Italy, to the blasted concrete…

Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 – Not for the Faint of Heart

November 17, 2014

written by Douglas Shambo II, bass The music of Claudio Monteverdi can strike fear in the heart of the most technically capable singer; it can also create similar feelings of…