Monteverdi Gala with Emmanuelle Haïm & Le Concert d’Astrée

On the heels of launching his Mozart Concert Arias album this week in France, Rolando Villazón joins a host of musical luminaries and Le Concert d’Astrée led by Emmanuelle Haïm for a two-evening celebration of Monteverdi at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on February 11 and 13. The program, comprised of arias and madrigals by the Italian composer, sees Rolando in the company of sopranos Lenneke Ruiten and Katherine Watson; mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená; counter-tenor Pascal Bertin; tenors Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro and Topi Lehtipuu; and bass Nahuel Di Pierro.

The concert will be broadcast by France Musique on February 12 at 20:00 CET and will be streamed on Arte Live Web.