"Founded by tenor Bud Roach in 2008, Capella Intima has carved out a niche for itself in the Toronto early music scene by presenting the vocal chamber music of the 17th century in exciting concerts of rarely-heard gems. With motets and cantatas for up to four voices interspersed with readings from composers, performers and critics of the period, audiences are given context to music that has only come to light in recent years, thanks to the renewed interest in historically informed performance.
With a flexible roster of singers and musicians, each programme has a developed theme, whether it be the rebellious Benedictine Nuns of Milan, the students and teachers at the Collegium Germanicum in Rome, or the complex musical politics in Monteverdi’s time in Venice. ..."
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