Paul Agnew talks Monteverdi's Fifth Book of Madrigals

Ahead of their performance of Monteverdi’s Fifth Book of Madrigals at the Barbican on 15 June, Catherine Bott travels to Paris to speak to Les Arts Florissant’s director for this project, Paul Agnew about these multi-voiced songs of life and love and the intriguing controversy that surrounded them after they were completed. For information regarding your data privacy, visit