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La Venexiana

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LA VENEXIANA, founded by Claudio Cavina, is today the most important madrigal group currently in activity. In styling to the anonymous renaissance comedy from it’s named , LA VENEXIANA aims to incorporate into its musical interpretation the theatrically, attention to language in all of its subtlety, and exultation of contrasts between refined and popular, sacred and profane, that characterize our culture today.

Since the beginning of 1998 LA VENEXIANA collaborates excusively with the Spanish label GLOSSA.

LA VENEXIANA’s collection, nominated Il Madrigale Italiano, included madrigals book by Monteverdi, Luzzaschi, Luca Marenzio, D’India, De Wert, won International Prix as PRIX CECILIA 1999, PRIX CINI 2000, PRIX AMADEUS 2000, GRAMOPHONE AWARD 2001, CANNES CLASSICAL AWARD 2002, GRAND PRIX DU DISQUE ACADEMIE CHARLES CROSS 2003, AMADEUS’S CD OF THE YEAR 2001, DEUTSCHSCHALLPLATTENKRITIK 2005 and 2006 and CHOC of YEAR 2006: all these proclaimed LA VENEXIANA as the “New Orpheus of the Italian madrigal repertoire”

In 2008 LA VENEXIANA concluded the recording of Monteverdi Edition, that offered as the most important news of the Year …

The Grand Tour with L’ORFEO by Monteverdi was a great success in London, Melk, Regensburg, Lyon, Weingarten, Jerez, Brugge, Udine, Modena, St. Gallen, Viterbo, Eilat, and on 2008/2009 will be presented in Sablé, Chatilly, Seattle. This recording was CHOC de Le Monde de la Musique , Orfeo’s First Choice of BBC Classical Music and Gramophone’s Editor Choice 2007 and GRAMOPHONE AWARD 2008. .

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  • wisbech

    Outstanding, beautiful, just perfect. I have come to rely on their recordings for quality. It just doesn't get better than La Venexiana.

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • aarm

    wonderful! wonderful music! wonderful performers! bravo!

    13 Jul 2009 Reply

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