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.
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.