© 2015-16. Atalante, Early Music in Columbus, 10-04-2015

Staged Music of Monteverdi, Rossi, Marrazzoli and Mazzocchi
Sunday, October 4, 2015
3:30 PM Concert • 3:00 PM Pre-Concert Lecture
Mees Hall · Capital University

Eternal lamenting, extravagant repenting, ecstatic, sensual and erotic narratives of ancient classical and Biblical heroines. Semi-staged dramatic scenes of Monteverdi, Rossi, Marazzoli and Mazzocchi. Erin Headley’s award-winning ensemble Atalante is named in honor of Leonardo da Vinci’s friend and pupil Atalante Migliorotti, the lirone’s inventor. That magic and hauntingly beautiful bowed instrument has been Erin Headley’s domain since 1980.

In the 17th century the lirone was associated with the lament, a genre that first appeared during the generation of Monteverdi and reached its culmination in Rome. Atalante’s luxurious continuo band of triple harp, chitarrone, keyboards, viol consort and lirone accompany a sublimely dark vocal repertoire that has been languishing in the Vatican Library for 300 years.

Atalante’s performances and recording series, featuring the lirone, in the laments of Artemisia, Helen of Troy, Mary Magdalene, Orfeo and Euridice, have been revelatory experiences for the public and critics worldwide.

“Breathtaking performances of delicious music”

– Gramophone Magazine

“The lirone was utterly beguiling”

– Classical Music Magazine

Purchase Tickets Now

$30 — Regular Seating
$25 — Senior Seating, patrons 62 years or older
$12 — Student Seating, with a current school ID

  • Select individual tickets by seating type, Regular, Senior or Student.
  • Enter quantity in the boxes provided, then ‘Add to Shopping Cart’ to purchase your tickets.
  • Attending with six or more people? Contact us for special group rates.
  • Members of Early Music America may purchase tickets at a 10% discount off the regular ticket price of $30. Please contact our Program Director, Katherine Wolfe, by phone (614.861.4569) to order your discounted tickets.
  • Tickets are also available through CAPA (614.469.0939) and Ticketmaster (800.745.3000).
Atalante performing October 4, 2015

3:30 PM Concert • 3:00 PM Pre-Concert Lecture
Lamentarium: Staged Music of Monteverdi, Rossi, Marrazzoli and Mazzocchi

Atalante, Regular Seating — $30 each
Atalante, Senior Seating (Age 62+) — $25 each
Atalante, Student Seating— $12 each