Monday, November 16, 2009

Magister: Great Roman polyphony returns to St. Peters

I have not had a chance to read this, but wanted to point you to what I think will be a great read on sacred music.  It is by Sandro Magister, the distinguished Italian journalist who offers his blogpostings in English. 

Sandro Magister summarizes thus:

Great Roman Polyphony Returns to Saint Peter's

Not in a concert, but in a Mass. It will be conducted by Domenico Bartolucci, the most brilliant interpreter of Palestrina's music alive today. He was removed as head of the Sistine Chapel choir twelve years ago, but now, with Pope Benedict, has finally been rehabilitated
Click the title to read the full blogpost.
See other articles by Sandro Magister at his english homepage.

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