Join Evans Mirageas as he interviews Annalisa Pappano, the Artistic Director of Catacoustic Consort. This Cincinnati-based early music ensemble is featured in our 2018 production of Monteverdi's final opera The Coronation of Poppea (1643).
- Annalisa mentions Suzuki training for string players.
- Interlochen Center for the Arts is an arts education organization in northwest Michigan.
- The viola da gamba is the instrument Annalisa plays.
- Annalisa’s ensemble is the Catacoustic Consort.
- The OED is the Oxford English Dictionary.
- Catacoustic Consort includes Elizabeth Motter (baroque harp), Melissa Harvey (soprano), Joanna Blendulf (viola da gamba), David Walker (theorbo), and Michael Leopold (theorbo).
- The term Early Music refers roughly to art music of the 16th to 18th centuries.
- Catacoustic premiered the opera “La Fete du Ruel” by Marc-Antoine Charpentier on June 4, 2016.
- Cincinnati Opera presented “La Calisto” as part of its 2014 season and will present Monteverdi’s “The Coronation of Poppea” in 2018.
- Annalisa mentioned two composers whose operas she’d like to produce: Jean-Philippe Rameau and Francesca Caccini.
- Evans mentioned two others: Lully and Grétry.
- The recording Annalisa mentions is titled Lamentarium; it’s by the group Atalante. http://www.atalante.co.uk/lamentarium.htm
- The video associated with the album is available here.
- The book by Alison Crum that Annalisa refers to is titled The Viol Rules. Here’s a link: https://www.amazon.com/Viol-Rules-Alison-Crum/dp/0952822040
- The restaurant O Pie O is located on Madison Road in Cincinnati. www.opieo.com
- Cory Henry is a jazz and gospel organist. Learn more at www.coryhenry.com.
- Annalisa mentions the instruments pardessus de viole and lirone.