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Francesco Cavalli

Francesco Cavalli was born in Crema on 14 February 1602 and lived until 14 January 1676. A pupil of Monteverdi, he was a prolific composer of opera, and is also remembered for some dramatic innovations.

A selection of M&V articles about Francesco Cavalli

Ensemble. An Unusual Reading - Giuseppe Pennisi experiences an icy Paris/Milan production of Monteverdi's 'L'incoronazione di Poppea'

Ensemble. Different Women - 'Electra' and 'Elena' at Aix-en-Provence, reviewed by Giuseppe Pennisi

DVD Spotlight. Love's Ravages - Cavalli's 'Il Giasone', reviewed by Robert Anderson. '... the sense of fun detracts somewhat from the high drama ...'

Ensemble. A New Dimension - Giuseppe Pennisi reports that chamber opera is alive and well


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