Sunday, December 17, 4 pm
Corpus Christi Church
Suzie LeBlanc, soprano
Kiya Kabassian, director and setar
Vocal soloist and mixed instrumental ensemble from Montreal
Metamorfosi – Baroque Impressions
Susie LeBlanc sings amorous madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi, Stefano Landi, and others, her lithe soprano voice backed up by an ensemble featuring the bold addition of setar and percussion. Interspersed are Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger’s quirky and imaginative instrumental pieces. To salute the season, music for the nativity rounds out this lively program.
“Poetry and music are carried by lightness and boldness on this new playing field…. The exceptional ensemble keeps on captivating audiences everywhere, and it is welcomed and praised by the critics as well as by the general public.” —Presto Classical