What's on Music Il Pegaso Presented by the 30th St Albans International Organ Festival Sunday 14 July, 8pm Monteverdi and Frescobaldi: contrafacta, intabulations, motets and recently discovered pieces Mirko Guadagnini tenor Roberto Rilievi tenor Cesare Costamagna bass Evangelina Mascardi theorbo Maurizio Croci organ & artistic direction A programme of music by two hugely influential and pioneering Italian composers in the 17th century: Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643), maestro di capella at San Marco in Venice, and Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583–1643), longtime organist of St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Il Pegaso, the winged divine horse, was viewed as a symbol of wisdom and fame during the Middle Ages and Renaissance – and is also the title of a 1640 composition by the Italian Tarquinio Merula. The ensemble Il Pegaso is a versatile group early music successful specialists, founded in Freiburg in 2012. Venue: St Saviour’s Church, 25 Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 4DF Tickets: Band A - Centre Nave £20 Band B - Side Aisles £15 You might also be interested in: Howard Blake 80th Birthday Concert You might also be interested in: Catherine Wyn-Rogers Song Recital St Saviour’s Church has a small car park with spaces for disabled patrons. Booking Instructions If you are entitled to Priority Booking please use your promotion code when booking.