Alessandro Grandi worked alongside Monteverdi at San Marco in Venice for a number of years, and his music reveals his mastery of a subtler style than his more famous colleague. We'll hear a reconstruction of Grandi's Vespers performed by the Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart and Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, directed by Matthew Halls.
- Alessandro Grandi: Vespro della Beata Vergine (arr. By Rudolf Ewerhart). Performed by Deborah York, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Ed Lyon, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Gächinger Kantorei & Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, conducted by Matthew Halls.