Il paradiso perduto

Il Paradiso perduto, oratorio in two parts attributed to Luigi da Mancia (1658-c.1708), the manuscript can be found at the Lyon public Library, rating FM 133618 (Lyon Concert Academy funds).

Céline Scheen, soprano (Adamo)
Fiona McGown, mezzo-soprano (Eva)
Fabien Hyon, ténor (Il Dio)
Salvo Vitale, basse (Il Serpente)
Ana Vieira Leite, soprano (Angelo)
Dagmar Šašková, mezzo-soprano (La Morte)
Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu,
Franck-Emmanuel Comte, clavecin & direction

Marco Bizzarini, musicologie
Maria Luisa Baldassari, édition
Luc Hernandez, conseil éditorial

Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu is known for preserving and enhancing Lyon’s baroque heritage. The ensemble’s 2021-2022 concert season will include a new project: the re-creation of the oratorio Il Paradiso perduto, a masterpiece attributed to the forgotten genius Luigi da Mancia, and of which the manuscript is preserved in the Lyon public library.

Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu has started a fascinating musicological enquiry, in order to solve the many mysteries surrounding this manuscript and its alleged composer. The steps of the exciting adventure towards unearthing and bringing (back) to life a manuscript, of which the extraordinarily varied orchestration offers music of a surprising splendour, will include musicological research, transcription and edition, concerts and recordings.

#1 The Mystery of the Unpublished Manuscript

En partenariat avec l'Auditorium de Lyon, la Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, L'Institut Culturel Italien.
En collaboration avec le musicologue Marco Bizzarini.

LE 21 MARS 2022 - 20:00
Auditorium de Lyon

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