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Teatro Olimpico: A Palladian Entertainment, performance by Bottom's Dream

December 4, 2008

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On December 4, 2008, the Library for the Performing Arts presented a concert performed by Bottom's Dream. Musicians: Elizabeth Baber, soprano; Priscilla Smith, soprano and winds; Grant Herreid, tenor, lute, and winds; Charles Weaver, baritone and lute; and Paul Shipper, bass, recitations, and winds. The program featured music by Andrea Gabrieli, including "Chorus IV" from Edipo tiranno ("Misera umana prole"), from the inaugural performance at Palladio's Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza in 1585. Works by other composers of the period were also performed. Part of the series Andrea Palladio (1508-1580): A 500th Birthday Celebration.