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Royal Albert Hall
|Prom 53: Remarkable vocal variety and colour from I Fagiolini's Italian Vespers|
|The scene is 1612 in Venice: a great battle has been won against the dreaded Ottoman Empire, and in celebration, evening prayers are ordered to be set to music specially composed by the great Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi and others. It's an imaginary scene, of course, actually taking place in this late Prom at London's Royal Albert Hall, and dreamt up by Robert Hollingworth, director of the period ensemble I Fagiolini.
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