RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
On 18 April 1605 was baptised at Marini near Rome the composer Giacoma Carissimi. He had a special interest in oratorios, of which Jeptha was written in 1650 and is known to this day. He died in Rome from a stroke, on 12 January 1674.
CD Spotlight. Breathtaking Depth - Sacred music in seventeenth century Rome, heard by Gerald Fenech. '... performances of celestial beauty ...'
Ensemble. Music and Art - Karen Haid experiences Roma Opera Omnia