Texas Early Music Project presents Love's Grand: The Sweet Delights of Baroque Opera
Texas Early Music Project will create an opera experience in which beloved arias and songs from the first 200 years of opera’s history are performed by some of your favorite singers. Popular works from the world of Baroque opera are on the musical menu, including the Handel aria “Ah, mio cor” (Alcina), Monteverdi’s sensual duet, “Pur ti miro”, (L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Vivaldi’s “Vedro con mi diletto” (Giustino), and more.
In true TEMP fashion, some of the lesser-known gems during this exciting period of development, including works by Cavalli, Cesti, Charpentier, and others will be explored. Experience the beauty, brilliance, and passion of opera, from its intimate beginnings in the early 17th century works of Monteverdi and Cavalli through the High Baroque virtuosity of Handel and Vivaldi. Be treated to intimate opera in an intimate space.