Profeti della Quinta

Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

Taylor Johnston Early Music Series

Lamento d’Arianna: The Story of the Italian Madrigal
This internationally recognized vocal ensemble, comprised of five male singers and a chittarone player, presents the evolution of the Italian madrigal, from the highly expressive polyphony of de Rore to the revolutionary madrigals by Monteverdi that shaped the Baroque era.

In remembrance of Dr. Taylor Johnston, the College of Music would like to recognize his vision, passion and support for underwriting the Early Music Series.

Reserved Seating Tickets: $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $7 for students and those under age 18.

Add a $1.50 convenience fee for each ticket ordered online or over the phone. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available. College of Music Box Office: 517-353-5340,

1/27 Monday, 7:00 p.m., related documentary

HEBREO: The Search for Salomone Rossi

MSU’s RCAH Theatre (Rm C20), Snyder Hall (362 Bogue St) free. Documentary film featuring Profeti della Quinta explores the life and musical legacy of Salomone Rossi, the most important Jewish composer of the Renaissance. This documentary is presented by the Michael and Elaine Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel, in collaboration with the College of Music.

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