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Early Music Concerts 2013-2014: (US) Salon Sanctuary Concerts: "From Ghetto to Palazzo -- The Worlds of Salomone Rossi" (26 Jan 2014)

Contributed by admin on Jan 11, 2014

Location: Edmond J. Safra Hall, Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Park Place, New York NY, US

“Co-produced with The Museum of Jewish Heritage and co-presented by Centro Primo Levi, an unprecedented exploration of Rossi's music and time marks the fourth presentation of Salon/Sanctuary's program devoted to the groundbreaking Italian-Jewish composer.

A violinist in Monteverdi's orchestra, Salomone Rossi (c. 1570 – 1630) is credited with having invented the trio sonata. …

 His introduction of polyphonic music to the synagogue, where only monody had been accepted as befitting a people in exile, earned him both scorn and praise from members of his community.  His sister, a soprano at the same court …”

Visit the Salon Sanctuary Concerts website to read the complete program notes as well as of ticket availability.