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Coffee Concert—Opulence and Splendor: The Italian Influence


Maria Jette, soprano
Linda Pearse, bass sackbut
Étienne Asselin, cornetto
Bruce Jacobs, baroque organ


Beata es Virgo Maria  
Giovan Paolo Cima (c. 1570–1622)

Pulchra es amica mea
Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina (1525-1594)
Divisions by F. Rognoni (1570-1626)

Ecce venit desideratus
Niccolò Corradini (1585–1646)

O quam suavis
Francesco Cavalli (1602–1676)

Tulerunt Dominum a3
Benedetto Ré  (fl early 17th C)

Cantate Dominum
Niccolò Corradini

Canzon seconda à 4 (1608)
Giovanni Gabrieli (1557–1612)

Spargite flores
Niccolò Corradini


All concerts are at noon, are FREE to the public, and include coffee and bagels. After the performances there is an opportunity to meet and talk with the musicians.


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts, and through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Additional funding is made possible by generous donations from Boss Foundation, Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation, Ecolab Foundation, Anna M. Heilmaier Foundation and the Twin Cities Opera Guild and an Anonymous donor.

Earlier Event: May 5
Spring Suzuki Group Recital
Later Event: May 10
SPCM Artists-in-Residence Concert