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Vivi CantandoSea Change.

"Nothing of him that doth fade, but doth suffer a sea-change, into something rich and strange." -William Shakespeare 
 
This program centers around the term "Sea Change," coined from Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Each piece presents a woman undergoing a metamorphosis or transformative experience, whether to her benefit or demise. Vivi Cantando returns with another potent theme of human emotion and potential for growth.

Our namesake, Vivi Cantando, is derived from "O come sei gentile" found in Monteverdi's seventh book of Madrigals. The name translated means "live singing." While we love collaborating with instrumentals, our mission in creating this ensemble was to celebrate the singing arts and to create a true human experience through the sung word.

Julie Bosworth, soprano
Janna Critz, mezzo-soprano
Niccolo Seligmann, bass viol
Cameron Welke, Renaissance lute and theorbo

 

1:15 - 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

 

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Location:
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

Time: 1:15 - 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.