Searching for the salvation of the soul

Faith, hope and deliverance from all sins - a fresco in the Vatican. © Charles Thibo
Faith, hope and deliverance from all sins – a fresco in the Vatican. © Charles Thibo

Are you looking for answers on this first day of the year? Are you pondering the meaning of life? I would like to invite you to board my time-machine and return to the year 1600. The Renaissance is almost over, the Baroque era has not yet begun. Our destination is Italy, where we meet the composer, organist and choreograph Emilio di Cavalieri’s and enjoy his monumental work “Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo”, that some consider as the first oratorio ever. You don’t speak Italian? Don’t worry, the music speaks for itself. Continue reading!