NOVA ARS CANTANDI
Founded in 1998 by Giovanni Acciai, Nova Ars Cantandi is one of the freshest and most original, creative ensemble in today's Early Music scene. Specialized in a rare, unpublished italian sacred vocal repertoire, N.A.C. is a leader team particularly admired and acclaimed for its filological, brilliant and excellent performances.
N.A.C embodies the spirit of Baroque.
For more than twenty years this team of singers and instrumentalists through its concerts enables audiences to explore a musical world full of intense emotion and rare beauty: it's the repertoire performed in cities such as Venice, Rome, Naples in the time of Bernini, Caravaggio, Guercino, and so on.
N.A.C. records for many labels: Tactus, Stradivarius, Universal, Archiv, Naxos. Not by chance it receives regularly top ratings by the specialized Music press (Amadeus, Classic Voice, Musica, Diapason, Early Music) such as well several prestigeous awards: «Franco Abbiati» Italian Critics' Prize as best Early Music Record of the year 2019 (CD Leo) and the nomination for the International Music Award 2017 (CD Bassani).
N.A.C. has parteciped in various international festival such as: Festival MITO, Antiqua Bolzano, Pietà de' Turchini, Magie barocche, Oude Muziek Utrecht, Cantar di pietre, Trento Musica Antica, Orta Festival, RAI Radio3 (Lezioni di musica).
It offers a wide variety of concerts, presenting a selection of unpublished works by composers such as Stradella, Bassani, Merula, Leo, Legrenzi, Monteverdi.