However, he was somewhat unlucky with his appointment, aged just 21, as maestro di capella in the church of St John Lateran in Rome. His immediate predecessor was the prodigious Giovanni da Palestrina, whose composition in the service of the Catholic Church remains undiminished to this day.
The great career and achievements of this brilliant man is being celebrated with The Divine Orlando, four different aspects of his life, by the professional choir Resurgam, specialists in...
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